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Ready For A Comeback

Agents Weigh In On The Future Of Travel

Ready For A Comeback From exploring our own backyard to regaining consumer confidence in travelling, agency owners and agents discuss business challenges, what it will take to get their clients travelling again and what changes need to be made to ensure they are better positioned to handle future struggles. Even... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Antigua And Barbuda Welcomes First Flight

Antigua And Barbuda Welcomes First Flight Antigua and Barbuda has begun the rebuilding of its tourist trade, with the destination welcoming an American Airlines plane Thursday evening carrying visitors and locals to a destination that had joined other countries in closing its borders to tourists because of the coronavirus... more ›
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IATA Reports ‘First Signals Of Uptick’

IATA Reports ‘First Signals Of Uptick’ IATA is reporting that demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting bottom in April. Passenger demand in April (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs), plunged 94.3% compared to April 2019, as the COVID-19-related travel restrictions virtually shut down domestic... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Picture Me In Jamaica

JTB Engages Agents With New Contest

Picture Me In Jamaica The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is kicking off the summer with a engaging contest for its travel agency partners in Canada and the U.S. “Picture Me in Jamaica” is a new, weekly photo contest that invites agents to test their knowledge of Jamaica’s iconic attractions and lesser-known... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, Contests, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Israel Unveils Reopening Standards  

Israel Unveils Reopening Standards   As it prepares to reopen to both domestic and international tourism, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Health have outlined a new “Purple Standard” for operating hotels in the country. For hotels to remain in compliance with the new standard, they must reach and maintain... more ›
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Sabre Makes Strategic Moves

Sabre Makes Strategic Moves Sabre Corporation says that it’s taking critical steps to successfully position the company for long-term growth. This includes the strategic realignment of its airline and agency-focused businesses, as well as other measures to support the new organizational structure. Sean Menke,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Bahamas Has A Plan For Its Reopening

Bahamas Has A Plan For Its Reopening The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, along with the Tourism Readiness and Recovery Committee, a group comprised of public and private sector partners, has unveiled details of a collaborative plan for re-opening the country’s borders and tourism sector, as well as the resumption of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Hyper-local Is Where Recovery Starts

"International Travel Is Essentially At A Standstill"

Hyper-local Is Where Recovery Starts Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home when this country's devastated tourist trade works to rebuild. A Wednesday Destination Canada webinar said those in Canada's tourist trade should first look close to home when working to recover from the impact the coronavirus pandemic has... more ›
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Mexican Caribbean Rolls Out Certification Program

Mexican Caribbean Rolls Out Certification Program Quintana Roos’ governor, Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez has announced that the region’s tourism industry will reopen on June 8. To prepare for the planned reopening for tourism activity in Quintana Roo, the Secretary of Tourism and state health officials together with the support of... more ›
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Take A Hike With Great Canadian Trails

Take A Hike With Great Canadian Trails Active holiday specialists Great Canadian Trails has introduced a no deposit booking offer to give travellers the peace of mind to book their next hiking and cycling trip for 2020 or 2021. Great Canadian Trails manager Nathalie Gauthier said the offer is designed to remove any financial... more ›
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