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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Rethinking Business Travel Programs

Rethinking Business Travel Programs As business travellers take to the roads and the skies again, the question that’s being asked these days is: Are corporate travel programs and policies keeping up with the way business travel happens now? With corporate travel and in-person meetings increasingly returning, businesses need... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Government Maintaining Current Border Measures

Government Maintaining Current Border Measures The federal government is extending current border measures for travellers entering Canada; with the requirements for travellers arriving to Canada expected to remain in effect until at least Sept. 30, 2022. As well, the government said that the pause of mandatory random testing will... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News

Dealing With The Surge

Air Canada Reduces July, August Flight Schedule

Dealing With The Surge In an effort to deal with the surge in travel, Air Canada has announced that it's reducing its schedule by on average,  77 roundtrips (or 154 flights) per day in total for July and August. Those changes began yesterday (June 29). Prior to this, Air Canada operated on average about 1,000... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

TICO Marks 25th As It Celebrates Its Achievements

TICO Marks 25th As It Celebrates Its Achievements Hard to believe, but the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) celebrated its 25th anniversary of providing consumer protection to Ontario travellers during its virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week (June 28). During the AGM, officials shared the organization’s key... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Lynx Air Takes Off From Halifax

Lynx Air Takes Off From Halifax Lynx Air has launched service from Halifax International Airport and will initially operate five flights per week from there to the Greater Toronto Area, alternating between Toronto Pearson International Airport and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport. As of July 30, 2022, Lynx will... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News

Emerald Cruises Has Some ‘Suite Savings’

Emerald Cruises Has Some ‘Suite Savings’ Emerald Cruises is celebrating Canada Day with some “suite savings” on its 2023 Europe river cruises. Guests who book between June 29 and July 11, 2022 will receive significant savings on suite bookings, bonus on board credit and airfare, as follows: River cruises of 15 days or longer... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Specials

The Countdown Is On

England's West Midlands As It Gears Up For The2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The Countdown Is On There’s just one month to go until the start of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games -- July 28 to Aug. 8, 2022 – and the excitement is building. And as visitors travelling to the Games will see, sport is just the beginning in Birmingham and the West Midlands. From Michelin-starred... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Silversea Adds Three New Antartica Voyages  

Silversea Adds Three New Antartica Voyages   Responding to strong demand, Silversea is enhancing its all-inclusive polar offering by adding three new Antarctica Bridge voyages for the 2023-2024 season. The fly-cruise program provides the fastest, most direct route to Antarctica by enabling travellers to fly over the Drake Passage in... more ›
Posted in Cruise

YVR, ITBC Team Up On Initiative

Indigenous Tourism Training Grant Recipients Announced

YVR, ITBC Team Up On Initiative Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) and YVR have announced the award of Indigenous Tourism Training Grants to two YVR partners, Salmon ‘n’ Bannock On The Fly and Musqueam Art Store. The announcement comes during National Indigenous Peoples Month – a time to celebrate all Indigenous... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, Indigenous tourism, News

Families On Course For Fun On MSC Cruises

Families On Course For Fun On MSC Cruises MSC Cruises has released details of a line-up of dedicated facilities and activities designed especially for kids and families on board MSC World Europa, the line’s most innovative, most environmentally advanced and most exciting new flagship set to come into service in December 2022. As... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News
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