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UNWTO Releases Guidelines To Reopen Tourism

UNWTO Releases Guidelines To Reopen Tourism The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace... more ›
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Tracking Travellers’ Perception Of Safety

MMGY Global Unveils Travel Safety Barometer

Tracking Travellers’ Perception Of Safety MMGY Global has launched its new Travel Safety Barometer -- a sentiment tracking tool created for the travel and tourism industry -- to monitor American travellers’ perceptions of how safe it is to engage in specific travel behaviours as the country embarks on its reopening and recovery... more ›
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Hertz Voluntarily Files For Chapter 11

Hertz Voluntarily Files For Chapter 11 Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. that it – and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries -- filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware late last week. In a statement, Hertz said that the impact of COVID-19 on... more ›
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When Will Domestic Travel Start Again?

When Will Domestic Travel Start Again? In a special report for Canadian Travel Press, Eric Barber writes that if the Canadian government was looking for any guidelines on how to put the travel and tourism industry in Canada back to work, they might want to consider a new report from Germany’s Kompetenzzentrum Tourismus des... more ›
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Enterprise Implements Complete Clean Pledge

Company Rolling Out Innovative, New Rental Processes

Enterprise Implements Complete Clean Pledge Enterprise Holdings is reinforcing its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in the car rental industry, announcing the implementation of its Complete Clean Pledge program across the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, as well... more ›
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Hold on… Agents’ Choice Will Be Back Shortly

Hold on… Agents’ Choice Will Be Back Shortly As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the hearts and minds of our industry, Baxter Media has decided to hit the pause button on its Agents’ Choice 2020 program. “While most of the travel agent community had voted prior to COVID-19 taking over, there are some who didn't get the... more ›
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Calling All Agents! Vote in Agents’ Choice

Calling All Agents! Vote in Agents’ Choice With just a few days left, now is the time to vote in Agents' Choice. From airline to tour operator to cruise line to car rental company, and everything in between, vote for all your 2020 favourites in 40+ categories before it’s too late. Proudly sponsored by Collette, Manulife,... more ›
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A Staggering Number

WTTC Reports 1 Million Jobs Being Lost Every Day

A Staggering Number It is a staggering number. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says that 1 million jobs are being lost every day in the travel and tourism sector due to the sweeping effect of the coronavirus pandemic. The growing job losses, the WTTC reports, are affecting every level of the... more ›
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ACTA Thanks Suppliers

ACTA Thanks Suppliers ACTA is applauding the flexibility of suppliers during the COVID-19 outbreak. Wendy Paradis, president of ACTA, points out that many travel suppliers -- including airlines, tour operators, cruise lines and others – have been adjusting their cancellation policies and terms and conditions to... more ›
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You Have To Vote If You Want To Win

You Have To Vote If You Want To Win How would you like to win a trip to New Orleans or a round-trip flight? What about a $250 Visa gift card, vacation to Italy, or European river cruise? If you want to win one of these five fantastic prizes, then you'll have to vote! Baxter Media invites Canadian travel agents to vote for... more ›
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