Although the Canadian government is continuing to tell Canadians to avoid non-essential international travel, it also wants Canadians to know that it’s continuing to work with partners in the industry to protect public health by implementing measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19... more ›
A Conversation With Dave Hilfman, Interim Executive Director, GBTA
The Global Business Travel Association has a new, interim executive director and Canadian Travel Press had the chance to talk with him recently. And as Dave Hilfman tells it, like most organizations, the GBTA had to take a hard look at its operations and scale down accordingly. But that... more ›
Plus In The Caribbean, U.S. Virgin Islands Is Closing Its Borders Again
UPDATED: While news that the UK had added 8 destinations to its quarantine list was rattling the British and European travel trade, in Canada, the mid-morning announcement by Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Bill Blair that the Canada-US border will remain closed... more ›
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling on the U.S. government for strong leadership and unprecedented international collaboration, to save the struggling travel and tourism sector and recover the millions of jobs already impacted.
More than 100 of the world’s major... more ›
There’s no doubt that after five months, the thrill of working from home is fading fast for many Canadians and Sunwing has the perfect solution for Canadians to changes things up at the office.
The operator's new 'Upgrade Your Office' program offers working Canucks the chance to wake up... more ›
With road trips making a big comeback this summer, Enterprise has launched its annual Plus Your Points promotion earlier than ever to give registered Enterprise Plus members the chance to earn double points on qualifying rentals.
The program is available now through Jan. 31, 2021 to... more ›
After the success of its Virtual Voyage to Alaska in June, Holland America Line is once again setting sail on social media, taking its fans on a weeklong virtual cruise to Norway.
The Nieuw Statendam sets sail on Aug. 16, following the cruise company’s popular Norse Legends itinerary,... more ›
To get a sense of how they’re coping during this challenging time, in the latest edition, Travel Courier chats with representatives from Celebrity Cruises, Inc., Silversea Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International about the recovery of cruising.
Hear... more ›
‘Returning To Normal’ Not A Good Option For The Planet
The cofounder of Arctic exploration specialist Adventure Canada says he personally wouldn't welcome the "return to normal" many people have been dreaming of during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bill Swan said during a Wednesday Baxter Media webcast on responsible travel that the term suggests to... more ›
Association Adds Contract Template & Travel Waiver To Business Resources
On Aug. 19, ACTA will be hosting a webinar -- in collaboration with HR à La Carte – to provide its members and non-members an HR overview on the Independent Travel Agent model; as well as answering participants’ questions.
Information is available on the ACTA website and there will be a... more ›