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Small Ship Sightseeing Sets Sail In Ontario

Small Ship Sightseeing Sets Sail In Ontario With Ontario now in Stage 3, small ship sightseeing tours operating in South Eastern Ontario are ready to welcome visitors for summer and fall tours, with all the necessary safety protocols and social distancing measures in place. Each sightseeing tour offers passengers an chance to... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

ACV Expands Sun Routes In Western Canada

ACV Expands Sun Routes In Western Canada Air Canada Vacations has released details of its new lineup of 2021/2022 flights to sun destinations this winter. The roster includes a full flying program in Western Canada, with nonstop flights from major Canadian cities to Mexico and connections to an additional 31 destinations in Mexico,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Whitaker Is Back In Miami

Whitaker Is Back In Miami David Whitaker has been named the next President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). The appointment marks a homecoming for Whitaker, who served as a member of the GMCVB team for 17 years (1990 – 2007), most recently as the organization’s Executive... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Destinations, Tourism Organizations

Become A Riviera River Cruises’ Expert At Cruise360

Become A Riviera River Cruises’ Expert At Cruise360 Riviera River Cruises is gearing up to welcome travel advisors at the Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA) Cruise360 taking place at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida from July 27 to Aug. 1, 2021. During the event, Riviera will offer travel advisors the... more ›
Posted in Agent Incentives, COVID-19, Cruise, Events, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Escape To Bermuda With Crystal Cruises

Escape To Bermuda With Crystal Cruises Crystal Cruises has announced that it is redeploying the Crystal Symphony for sailings from U.S. homeports in Boston and New York for its new Luxury Bermuda Escapes -- a series of seven-night voyages to Bermuda beginning in August. The first four voyages will depart roundtrip from Boston’s... more ›
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Consumers Are Confident About Air Safety

Latest IATA Passenger Survey Charts Confidence Levels

Consumers Are Confident About Air Safety In its latest passenger survey, conducted in June, IATA is reporting that most air travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near-term. However, IATA also found that a majority are frustrated with the ‘hassle factor’ around COVID-19... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Rise Higher

Air Canada Taking Team Canada To Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Rise Higher Air Canada has unveiled its comprehensive program in support of Team Canada's journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, which includes the launch of its new ‘Rise Higher’ brand spot. The carrier began flying Team Canada athletes, coaches and support staff from Toronto and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Events, News

U.S. Extends Canada-U.S. Border Restrictions To Aug. 21

ACTA Reacts With Disappointment, Disbelief

U.S. Extends Canada-U.S. Border Restrictions To Aug. 21 The United States is extending the Canada-US border closure to Aug. 21. Not surprisingly, ACTA president, Wendy Paradis, said that the association “is disappointed that the United States has decided to continue its land border closure until August 21, even to fully vaccinated... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News

WestJet, Government End Talks On Financial Support

Focus Shifts As Vaccination Rates Rise

WestJet, Government End Talks On Financial Support After several months of constructive discussions, the WestJet Group and the federal government have mutually agreed to shift focus from these negotiations, and away from taxpayer-funded support, to leading the safe restart of the travel and tourism sector. The decision by the company that it... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News

Jamaica Is Ready For The Rebound From Canada

Jamaica Is Ready For The Rebound From Canada Jamaican tourism officials went the high-tech route Tuesday to update travel agents in this country on what's happening with the tourist trade in their country, a country they are hopeful is on the verge of making a significant rebound in the Canadian market after seeing visitations plummet... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents
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