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Monthly Archives: January 2022

Hot Travel Trends 2022

Hot Travel Trends 2022 It’s hard to predict what the future holds at a time when anything can change in an instant and the travel industry remains in a fluid state. But to get a sense of what’s in store for 2022, Travel Courier talked to a panel of travel industry professionals and tour operators and in this... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Insurance, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Jamaican Bobsledders Ready For Beijing Olympics

Jamaican Bobsledders Ready For Beijing Olympics Jamaican tourism officials are hoping that having Jamaican bobsledders qualify for February's Winter Olympics in Beijing will generate favorable publicity for Jamaica as it works to rebuild a tourism industry suffering at the hands of the coronavirus pandemic. The officials held a news... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Grenada Launches Travel Expert Program

Grenada Launches Travel Expert Program The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has launched its new travel agent specialist program -- an e-learning program that allows the travel agent community to acquire the knowledge necessary to become an expert in selling the destination. With interest in international travel continues to make... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

U.S. Virgin Islands Reporting Banner Year In 2021

U.S. Virgin Islands Reporting Banner Year In 2021 The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism reports that 2021 was a banner year, beating the Territory’s previous performances in 2020 and 2019. The U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Economic Research reports 738,040 air arrivals for the period January to November 2021, a 102.5% increase... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

New Tauck Itinerary Includes Passion Play

New Tauck Itinerary Includes Passion Play Tauck is introducing a new in-depth, eight-day exploration of the Swiss and Bavarian Alps that will immerse travellers in the region’s rich and fascinating culture, and be highlighted by a performance of the traditional Passion Play in the quaint alpine village of Oberammergau,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Holiday Inn MoBay Offering Agent Fam Rate

Holiday Inn MoBay Offering Agent Fam Rate The Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay has launched a new Come Back to Jamaica travel agent fam rate for 2022. The offer is only available to accredited travel advisors based in the United States and Canada, with the Come Back to Jamaica fam rate priced at US$137 per-room, per-night –... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Wellness Pass Launched By Visit Greater Palm Springs

Wellness Pass Launched By Visit Greater Palm Springs Visit Greater Palm Springs has launched a new digital Wellness Pass to help travellers reach their health and wellness goals in the new year. Available through March, the Greater Palm Springs Wellness Pass provides a guide to some of the destination’s top wellness and spa... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Marriott Signs Deal To Debut W Costa Navarino

Marriott Signs Deal To Debut W Costa Navarino Marriott International, Inc. has signed an agreement with TEMES S.A. to debut the W Hotels Worldwide brand in Greece with the opening of W Costa Navarino. Expected to open in summer 2022, W Costa Navarino is anticipated to mark the latest addition to the ever-expanding W Escapes portfolio in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

PATA Says Travel Demand Remains Uneven

PATA Says Travel Demand Remains Uneven PATA reports that forecasts for international visitor arrivals into 39 Asia Pacific destinations between 2022 and 2024, show generally strong growth rates following a slight annual gain in foreign arrival numbers in 2021 under the mild scenario. For the medium and severe scenarios, calendar... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Sandals Celebrates Grand Opening Of Royal Bahamian

Sandals Celebrates Grand Opening Of Royal Bahamian The reimagined Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort and Offshore Island has welcomed its first guests today following a US$55 million renovation -- the first of a series of milestones in this commemorative 40th anniversary year for the Sandals Resorts brand. Situated on 15 sprawling acres, the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Travel Agents
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