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Bumps In The Road To Recovery

Restaurants Canada Guide Highlights Aftershocks Of Pandemic

Bumps In The Road To Recovery Restaurants Canada has released its 2022 edition of Foodservice Facts, presenting the latest foodservice statistics, trends, forecasts, detailed analysis and invaluable insights for industry leaders. The theme, “Reset. Revive. Redefine” tells a story of a bumpy road to recovery due to... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

High Expectations

IATA Looking For ICAO To Address Sustainability, Pandemic Preparedness At 41st Assembly

High Expectations IATA is taking a shopping list of issues to Montreal for the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) 41st Assembly that began yesterday and continues until Oct. 7. The global airline industry association is urging ICAO to address the industry’s top issues which include: ... more ›
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Thailand Ending COVID-19 Decree On Sept 30

Thailand Ending COVID-19 Decree On Sept 30 The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced that Thailand’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved the ending of the nationwide COVID-19 Emergency Decree on Sept. 30, 2022, as the kingdom reclassifies COVID-19 from ‘a dangerous communicable disease’ to... more ›
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Japan Ready To Welcome International Visitors

Japan Ready To Welcome International Visitors The Japanese government has announced that the resumption of individual traveller entry for tourism purposes will begin Oct. 11, 2022. The Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO) said that it looks forward to welcoming individual inbound travellers back to Japan with the long-awaited... more ›
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Costa Simplifies COVID-19 Protocols, Procedures

Costa Simplifies COVID-19 Protocols, Procedures Costa Cruises has updated its COVID-19 health protocols and procedures, including requirements for vaccinations and pre-cruise testing. The changes will go into effect for cruises departing on or after Oct. 8, 2022. Under the simplified procedures, fully vaccinated guests will no longer... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

UPDATED: They’re Gone

Industry Reacts As Federal Government Removes COVID-19 Border Restrictions

UPDATED: They’re Gone The federal government will remove all COVID-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2022. The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modelling that indicates... more ›
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Lessons Learned

New Report Assesses Impact, Effectiveness Of Border Measures

Lessons Learned The Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable (CTTR) welcomed the release of Evaluating Canada’s Pandemic Border and Travel Policies: Lessons Learned, which was authored by four Canadian doctors specializing in infectious diseases, emergency medicine, and pandemic management, who assessed the... more ›
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Hong Kong Updates Travel Requirements

Hong Kong Updates Travel Requirements The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is welcoming the government’s new “0+3” arrangements from September 26 for inbound travellers from overseas and Taiwan through Hong Kong International Airport, including the removal of mandatory hotel quarantine. Dr. Pang Yiu-kai, Chairman of the Hong... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Barbados Drops All COVID-19 Protocols

Barbados Drops All COVID-19 Protocols Barbados discontinued all of its COVID-19 related travel protocols as of Sept. 22, 2022. As a result, there will be no testing requirements for entering Barbados whether travellers are vaccinated or unvaccinated. In addition, the wearing of masks generally will now be optional. Mask wearing... more ›
Posted in Caribbean, COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Government Offers Update On Wait Times

Government Offers Update On Wait Times The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, The federal... more ›
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