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Monthly Archives: May 2022

Indigenous Tourism Leading The Way In Alberta

Indigenous Tourism Leading The Way In Alberta Alberta’s Indigenous tourism industry is set to highlight why it’s poised to lead the way in economic growth for the province during National Tourism Week which runs from May 29 to June 4, 2022. Shae Bird, CEO of Indigenous Tourism Alberta, said that: “There is still a lot of work to... more ›
Posted in Canada, Indigenous tourism, News, Tourism Organizations

Luxury Travel Will Shine In 2022

Luxury Travel Will Shine In 2022 According to GlobalData, the luxury travel market could see growth in 2022 as COVID-19 has spurred new consumer trends. The data and analytics company, points out that these new trends include a boom in private aviation services at the high end of the market, remote working from overseas... more ›
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JNTO Welcomes Return Of International Travellers

JNTO Welcomes Return Of International Travellers The Government of Japan announced a policy on the resumption of tourist entry into Japan through pre-packaged tours, which will start on June 10. SEINO Satoshi, President of Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), issued remarks on Japan accepting inbound tourists after a hiatus of more... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Martinique Picks Roy-Camille

Martinique Picks Roy-Camille With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Karine Roy-Camille has been appointed Deputy Director of the Americas office of the Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA). Having recently taken her position in Montreal, she will now ensure the continuity of the MTA's implementation of the... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Sunwing Celebrates Sun Week

Sunwing Celebrates Sun Week Sunwing is celebrating its customers with hot deals and even hotter giveaways during its first ever Sun Week. Starting May 30, 2022 until June 5, 2022, travel agents can book their clients’ much needed getaways to sun-soaked destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America with... more ›
Posted in News, Specials, Tour Operators

Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery

Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery Good news is coming soon to help ease lengthy wait times at Toronto Pearson and other main gateways — by land, air and sea. At a press conference for Rendez-vous Canada yesterday (May 26), Randy Boissonnault, Canada’s Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, addressed the... more ›
Posted in Canada, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Scotland Reconnects With Canada

New And Returning Air Routes Make Scotland More Accessible

Scotland Reconnects With Canada Despite being separated by 3,000 miles of ocean, Scotland and Canada have enjoyed a long-standing connection for centuries through ancestry, history, trade, culture and much more. This spring/summer the two countries are being brought even closer together thanks to new and returning air... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Room For Improvement

Appetite For Long-Haul Travel Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Room For Improvement According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) 2/2022, the appetite for overseas travel to Europe from several source markets remains below pre-pandemic levels; although it has slightly improved compared to a year ago. The LHTB from the European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

WestJet Ratifies 10-year Deal With Flight Dispatchers

WestJet Ratifies 10-year Deal With Flight Dispatchers WestJet has announced that WestJet flight dispatchers, represented by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA), voted more than 90% in favour of a 10-year agreement. This ratified agreement starts June 1, 2022 and expires on May 31, 2032. Diederik Pen, WestJet Executive... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, News

FCTG Appoints Milkovic As SVP Head Of Digital

FCTG Appoints Milkovic As SVP Head Of Digital Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has appointed Bree Milkovic to the role of SVP, Head of Digital for the company’s portfolio of corporate brands. Milkovic will be responsible for developing and implementing digital strategy with a particular focus on creating omni-channel digital... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Technology, Travel Agents
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