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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Register Now for Instagrammable Hong Kong

Register Now for Instagrammable Hong Kong Baxter Media invites all travel agents and travel professionals to attend a webinar with the Hong Kong Tourism Board on Tuesday, September 14 at 1 p.m. (EST). The event features three Hong Kong neighbourhoods: Old Town Central, Sham Shui Po and West Kowloon, and two popular Instagram... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

TICO Inaugurates Consumer, Industry Advisory Committee 

TICO Inaugurates Consumer, Industry Advisory Committee  TICO held the inaugural meeting of the Consumer Industry Advisory Committee (CIAC) late last week. The goal of CIAC is to gather leaders with broad consumer and travel industry experience in a forum to exchange ideas, identify and discuss emerging issues in the travel sector. TICO is... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, COVID-19, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Barbados Is Back As Tourism Rebounds

Barbados Is Back As Tourism Rebounds Barbados recorded over 10,000 air passenger arrivals after months of being hard-hit by a global pandemic. For the first time since December 2020, the local tourism industry has recorded a major tourism milestone with the latest statistics from the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI)... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

AirlinePros Named GSA For Kenya Airways’

AirlinePros Named GSA For Kenya Airways’ Kenya Airways has appointed AirlinePros as its general sales agent for its Americas offline markets, which covers Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Through the partnership, AirlinePros will be providing wide-ranging sales and marketing activities for Kenya Airways, extending the... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Appointments, COVID-19

Making Magic Happen By Celebrating Every Moment

AMR Collection Created With Travel Agents And Their Clients In Mind

Making Magic Happen By Celebrating Every Moment As Carolina Bellina, Senior Director of Canadian Sales for AMResorts®, explains it, the AMR™ Collection was created with travel agents in mind -- not only did they play a pivotal role in developing the strategy to support the master brand, through surveys, focus groups and feedback they... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa Join Forces For New Campaign

City Friends With Benefits Initiative Is A First

Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa Join Forces For New Campaign Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa have set their friendly rivalries aside to create a new campaign aimed at reviving the excitement of travelling to three of this country’s most popular city destinations. City Friends with Benefits is a new initiative from Ottawa Tourism, Tourisme Montréal and... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Moving Forward But Uncertainty Remains

GBTA Poll Finds Positives, But Rise Of Delta Variant Raises Concerns

Moving Forward But Uncertainty Remains While the business travel industry continues to report an overall willingness and optimism about the return to business travel, the rise of the Delta variant and other variants has become a cause for uncertainty and increased concern over the past month. In its latest poll,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Vaccine Certification Confusion Could Hamper Recovery

Vaccine Certification Confusion Could Hamper Recovery According to GlobalData, the lack of an internationally recognized vaccine certification system could hinder travel recovery as many travellers are left confused about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions. The data and analytics company points out that with varying rules, some may... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

IATA Backs EU Digital Certificate As Global Standard 

IATA Backs EU Digital Certificate As Global Standard  IATA is backing the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) as the global standard for digital vaccine certificates and is urging states to adopt it as a blueprint for their own certificates. Conrad Clifford, IATA’s deputy director general, said that: “The DCC was delivered in record time to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

UPDATE: Canada Makes The U.K.’s Green List

VisitBritain Buoyed By Good News, Industry Says It's A 'Strong Step Forward'

UPDATE: Canada Makes The U.K.’s Green List Not surprisingly, VisitBritain and other tourism officials in the United Kingdom have been buoyed by the news that the UK government will be adding Canada to its green list as of 4 am on Mon., Aug. 30, 2021. As a result, travellers from Canada will be able to enter the UK without a mandatory... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News
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