77% of people surveyed want their travel dollars to benefit local people
What are Canadians looking for from their next vacations? Making a difference, immersing themselves in culture and ensuring their travel benefits local people in the destinations.
G Adventures recently surveyed 3,338 travellers, over 1,000 of whom were Canadian, to find out why they want to... more ›
Ranked First In The EU For Number Of People Vaccinated
Italy has surpassed 1 million vaccinations, becoming the first country in the European Union to achieve that mark, with a total of nearly 2% of its population having now received the vaccine.
The destination currently ranks sixth in the world for the number of vaccinations and second in... more ›
Due to an increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Korea and the rise in second waves in many countries worldwide, the South Korean government has imposed new entry restrictions to combat the pandemic.
The new requirements took effect on Jan. 8, 2021 and now all international... more ›
MSC Cruises has advised that the MSC Grandiosa will return to sea beginning Jan. 24.
The announcement comes following the most recent ministerial decree issued by the Italian government and related updated health measures, and will see MSC’s flagship resuming its planned weekly cruises... more ›
In an effort to help travellers comply with the new government measure requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to Canada, some of Transat's hotel partners are now offering COVID-19 testing services on-site or at an external clinic.
To simplify the process for travel... more ›
Swan Hellenic has unveiled its dedicated saving fares to celebrate the year that cultural expedition cruising returns to the world, and featuring the Antarctic Polar Eclipse maiden cruise of the first of its three 5-star ice class ships, Minerva, in November.
Anyone booking anywhere in the... more ›
In its latest report, the European Travel Commission (ETC) reports that despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out.
The ETC – in Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European... more ›
Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel.
The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
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Group Predicting Strong Summer Travel Season
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is forecasting that over 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic.
Already a strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road... more ›
IATA is urging the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree to a common digital European COVID-19 vaccination certificate that would enable those who are vaccinated to travel freely within Europe without COVID-19 testing.
In an open... more ›