UNWTO Reports Tourism On Track To Reach 65% Of Pre-Pandemic Levels
In its latest World Tourism Barometer, the UNWTO is reporting that international tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic.
The Barometer reveals that an estimated 700 million tourists travelled... more ›
Star Clippers has released details of a new set of health and safety protocols with regard to the prevention of COVID-19 for its fleet of tall clipper ships. The new protocols are based on recommendations from global government and health authorities.
Effective at the start of the winter... more ›
Bermuda has eliminated the travel authorization (TA) process some three weeks earlier than originally scheduled a move which will streamline the overall travel experience for visitors.
The requirement for an approved TA, the associated $40 fee and proof of vaccination or medical insurance... more ›
During a WTM London Insight session, the audience heard that tourist destinations can learn from the wellness industry and should become more aligned to its principles post-COVID.
Speaker were in agreement that there had been a paradigm shift among consumers’ attitudes during the pandemic... more ›
For the first time in 3 years, Tauck’s office and support staff from across the country and around the world gathered last week in Connecticut to celebrate the company’s remarkable successes in 2022, and its robust return from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Close to 300 Tauck office employees... more ›
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International reports that 92% of those travellers have travel plans in the next six months, tied for the highest levels seen since the beginning of the pandemic.
Seventy percent plan to visit friends and family on their holiday... more ›
Simplification and convenience are the top concerns of travellers in the post-COVID world according to IATA’s 2022 Global Passenger Survey (GPS).
Nick Careen, IATA’s Senior Vice President for Operations, Safety and Security, said of the findings that: “Travel during COVID-19 was... more ›
Holland America Line is further simplifying the protocols for guests to travel. The latest update to the line’s “Travel Well” COVID-19 protocols removes the need for guests on most voyages to take a pre-cruise COVID-19 test, regardless of their vaccination status.
Effectively... more ›
TIAC Launches First In-Person Hill Days Advocacy Campaign in Two Years
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) kicked off its first in-person Hill Days advocacy campaign in two years this week (Oct. 17 to 21) with a special reception in downtown Ottawa at the Wellington Building on Oct. 19.
More than 60 TIAC Members gathered with 50 Parliamentarians... more ›
Sabre Corporation has released the results of a new survey of travel agents and Travel Management Companies (TMCs) in APAC that reveals the changing face of corporate travel as the industry recovery continues to gain strength.
The research was carried out with respondents across Asia... more ›