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COVID-19

We’re Good To Go

VisitBritain reassures travellers with ‘ring of confidence’

We’re Good To Go In the first part of a two-part conversation with VisitBritain’s Senior Vice President, The Americas, Paul Gauger talks about what VisitBritain is doing to help with the destination’s tourism recovery; health and safety initiatives; and programs designed to give both domestic travellers and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Stay … Just A Little Bit Longer

Booking.com Making It Easier For Properties To Attract Long Stay Travellers

Stay … Just A Little Bit Longer Booking.com reports that its search trends reveal that various types of travellers are increasingly looking to stay in a single place for longer, bringing them the opportunity to experience a destination in a whole new way. To respond to this growing demand, Booking.com recently introduced... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts

Avalon Unveils 2022 Europe Itineraries Early

Avalon Unveils 2022 Europe Itineraries Early Avalon Waterways is unveiling a large selection of 2022 European itineraries, marking the earliest release in the company’s history, to meet demand and cater to travellers ready to book their next, best vacation. Stéphanie Bishop, managing director for the Globus family of brands, said... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

London Travel Week Goes Virtual

London Travel Week Goes Virtual London Travel Week has confirmed that it will be returning in an online capacity in 2020 to help aid the recovery, rebuilding and innovation of the travel and tourism industry. The move comes following the announcement that WTM London and Travel Forward will be fully virtual this... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Louisiana Mixes It Up For Agents

Louisiana Mixes It Up For Agents Norton Christopher used Monday's Louisiana's Libations & Lagniappe Virtual Happy Hour to rum-inate about rum. The New Orleans-based mixologist used the Louisiana Office of Tourism webinar to familiarize people in this country with New Orleans cocktails, among them the Hurricane, made in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Benincasa Keynoting At TL Network Event

Benincasa Keynoting At TL Network Event TL Network Canada has announced that Robyn Benincasa, a top motivational speaker on leadership, an Adventure Racing World Champion and bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker for the company’s annual conference that connects all travel advisors across its organization. Bridge to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Rays Of Sunshine From SLH

Rays Of Sunshine From SLH Small Luxury Hotels of the World is bringing some rays of sunshine into the hospitality industry this September with the opening of three new small, independently-owned hotels. Located in Italy, France, and Spain, each hotel showcases themes that are relevant to today’s traveler when they... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, Resorts

How Are Travel Agencies Coping During The Pandemic?

How Are Travel Agencies Coping During The Pandemic? Six months into the pandemic, Travel Courier chats with TPI, TravelOnly, Flight Centre Travel Group and Nexion Canada to get an update on the state of the industry for travel agencies and what recovery looks like. Travel Professionals International is seeing bookings pick up for travel in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Agents Can Get Certified With Carnival

‘FUNdamentals Of Successful Selling’ Focuses On Proven Sales Techniques

Agents Can Get Certified With Carnival Carnival Cruise Line is building on its “Onboard with You" pledge to travel advisors with the launch of a new eight-part online sales certification series designed to help agents enhance their sales skills and expand their business through proven marketing strategies. Led by Carnival’s... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Develop And Deploy

IATA Calls For Systematic COVID-19 Testing Before Departure

Develop And Deploy IATA is calling for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an alternative to quarantine measures in order to re-establish global air connectivity. The airline industry... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research
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