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Monthly Archives: June 2021

Celebrate The Comeback With Savings From Contiki

Celebrate The Comeback With Savings From Contiki Reporting that it has seen its booking grow by 62% in the last month, Contiki is taking the opportunity to celebrate with savings of up to 20% on its trips. And for Gen Z and millennial Canadian travellers, they can secure a spot on the trip they’ve been looking forward to with a $99 no-risk... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Specials, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

It’s Time For New York City

It’s Time For New York City NYC & Company has launched the first phase of “It’s Time for New York City,” and is billing it as the largest-ever, multi-phased global tourism marketing and advertising campaign to promote New York City. The $30 million tourism recovery campaign is being rolled out as restrictions... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Islands Of Tahiti Say Welcome Back To Canadians

Islands Of Tahiti Say Welcome Back To Canadians The Islands of Tahiti has designated Canada as a Green Zone, meaning that Canadians are now being welcomed in the destination. And beginning July 5, Canadian travellers are exempt from quarantine to enter / re-enter Canada if vaccinated (though do need to test and upload their vaccination... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News

Rail Europe Opens Ticket Sales For Spain

Rail Europe Opens Ticket Sales For Spain Rail Europe is opening ticket sales for the new OUIGO high-speed train network in Spain on its B2B platforms. The network services the cities of Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza and Tarragona. The price competitive tickets offered by OUIGO will give customers the opportunity to travel more... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Rail

A Little Peace Of Mind From Club Med 

A Little Peace Of Mind From Club Med  Club Med is welcoming Canadians back to its resorts around the world with a little peach of mind. Following a year of uncertainty, it has become pretty clear that flexibility and safety are top of mind with travellers and Club Med’s Flexible Cancellation Policy allows guests to make short... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Specials

Fixing Trust Issues Key To Faster Recovery

Travelport Consumer Research Finds Gaps In Areas That Include Price Transparency, COVID-19 Health And Safety

Fixing Trust Issues Key To Faster Recovery New research by Travelport should be a bit of a wake-up call for the Canadian travel industry, considering it reveals that the industry isn’t quite as trusted by consumers as it would like to be. On the other hand, by addressing consumer trust gaps in price transparency, COVID-19 health... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Technology, Trends & Research

American Airlines Celebrating 80 To Canada

American Airlines Celebrating 80 To Canada American Airlines is celebrating 80 years of service to Canada. The airline’s first-ever international passenger flight operated from Buffalo, New York, to Toronto, Canada. The aircraft operating this historic flight was a Douglas DC-3 aircraft with 21 customers onboard. Eighty years... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19

New Name, New Mandate For Tourism Vancouver

New Name, New Mandate For Tourism Vancouver Tourism Vancouver entered its 119th year with a new name and new mandate following its recent annual general meeting. The Vancouver tourism association’s board of directors and senior leadership team announced the changes during the AGM, with President and CEO Royce Chwin unveiling the... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Ontario Extends Support Grant Deadline

Ontario Extends Support Grant Deadline The Ontario Government has extended the application deadline for the Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant until July 9, 2021. That grant provides one-time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to eligible small businesses in the tourism and travel sector. To be eligible for... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents

Air Canada Has A Solution

Carrier Introduces Digital Solution To Simplify COVID-19 Related Travel Requirements

Air Canada Has A Solution Air Canada is launching a trial of a new digital solution available through its mobile app for customers to securely scan, upload and verify their COVID-19 test results. The new app will help travellers conveniently validate compliance with government health travel requirements prior to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Technology
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