“And now, we welcome the new year … full of things that have never been.” (Rainer Maria Rilke)
I should probably just let the Rilke quote (above) stand, rather than try to improve on an observation that reminds all of us that since 2020, the world – not just the travel and tourism... more ›
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has raised its COVID-19 Travel Health Notice Level for cruise travel from Level 3 to Level 4 – the highest level – reflecting increases in cases onboard cruise ships since the Omicron variant was identified.
In its update, the CDC... more ›
“Over the past 72 hours, we have seen a significant increase in delays and cancellations impacting our business. As we work to stabilize our operation to best serve our guests, we understand this has been immensely challenging and frustrating and for that we apologize,” writes Harry Taylor,... more ›
Royal Caribbean Group provided an update on the status of its business and the impact of the Omicron variant.
The company said that knowledge about COVID-19 and how to deal with it have been in a constant state of flux for the last two years. Omicron has significantly altered the COVID-19... more ›
After collaborating with Tourism Ireland back in 2018, Hotelbeds is once again joining forces to promote the destination to travel agents in Germany, Spain, the UK and the US.
Tourism Ireland has launched a comprehensive multi-channel campaign highlighting the island as a fantastic... more ›
IFEMA Madrid will maximizing its health and safety efforts at FITUR, its major international tourism fair, by following a strict health protocol that includes a mandatory requirement for EU visitors to have a valid vaccination certificate in the form of an EU Digital COVID certificate, while... more ›
The Fernie Fox Hotel, located in the East Kootenays, is vying for the title of the most sustainable hotel in British Columbia, following the installation of an array of solar panels to the hotel roof, completed at the beginning of December.
The 62.4 kW installation, by renewable energy... more ›
Bay Gardens Resorts Executive Director Sanovnik Destang has been named the 2022 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year.
The Saint Lucian-born hotelier was hand-selected by Caribbean Journal to receive the top honour at the 8th Annual Caribbean Travel Awards, which highlights the region’s... more ›
Royal Caribbean International has announced that the Wonder of the Seas will homeport at Port Canaveral beginning November 2022.
When it debuts in March 2022, Wonder will sail 7-night itineraries to the eastern and western Caribbean.
Destination highlights include Cozumel, Mexico;... more ›
Yucatan welcomed the return of WestJet’s seasonal YYZ-MID flight to its international airport in Merida just before Christmas. The reactivation of the route, which has operated successfully since 2015, will see it operated through the winter season.
The route will operate a Boing 737-700... more ›