With the release of the July job numbers, it was pretty clear that Canada’s foodservice sector continues to require support to recover its losses and Restaurants Canada is recommending a path forward designed to relaunch the country’s foodservice sector in its pre-budget submission to the... more ›
Initial Restart Welcomes Schengen Country Residents As Passengers
MSC Cruises’ MSC Grandiosa and MSC Magnifica will resume operations in the Mediterranean beginning Aug. 16 and Aug. 29, 2020 respectively, offering five different destinations during a seven-night cruise.
The two ships will be the first to implement a new comprehensive health and safety... more ›
On August 12: Tollman, Swan, Simms And Manning Take On Sustainability
After COVID-19 came to town, the rapid shutdown of businesses and traffic brought a surprise reprieve to the natural world for a few quiet weeks.
While many people were struggling to deal with the new reality, animal life briefly thrived in a cleaner, greener world.
It looked like an... more ›
ABC Global Services is acquiring the assets of CCRA (The Travel Commerce Network) in an integration of the two largest providers of hotel content and travel agency services.
Combined, the two organizations will prove mutually beneficial to their Travel Management Company (TMC) and agency... more ›
Due to a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in three districts, Belize is delaying the reopening of the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA).
The airport had been scheduled to reopen on August 15.
In making the announcement, Belize’s Prime Minister Rt. Dean Barrow said that... more ›
The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) has launched a new lifestyle campaign -- Pure Grenada, Just-For-You – showcasing the three-island nation of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.
The campaign, which was launched this week, invites visitors to discover and explore immersive... more ›
For those looking for an update on Myrtle Beach, you may want to check out a recent webinar the destination participated in with ACTA.
Simply go to http://acta.travellearningcampus.ca/A/en/Product/Details/365/ to listen in.
Also of note is the fact that the Myrtle Beach area has re-opened... more ›
Silversea is extending its 'Cruise with Confidence' program to all voyages departing prior to April 30, 2021.
The company credits the initiative for giving travellers the confidence to make future cruise plans with peace of mind.
Launched in early March, the program lets guests cancel... more ›
ASTA Finds That Without Help, 70% Of Agencies Could Be Shuttered In 6 Months
Chilling. Absolutely chilling.
Released at the beginning of this month (August), the American Society of Travel Advisors' (ASTA) survey of close to 1,200 of its members reveals the kind of financial devastation that COVID-19 has caused in the retail travel sector and the precarious... more ›
Destination Canada executive-director Chantz Strong says this country's tourism trade clearly needs to broaden its peak season beyond two currently all-important summer months.
Strong told a Thursday webinar that the damage done to Canadian tourism during the coronavirus pandemic underscores... more ›