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Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery

Canada’s Tourism Industry Is Gearing Up For Recovery Good news is coming soon to help ease lengthy wait times at Toronto Pearson and other main gateways — by land, air and sea. At a press conference for Rendez-vous Canada yesterday (May 26), Randy Boissonnault, Canada’s Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, addressed the... more ›
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Scotland Reconnects With Canada

New And Returning Air Routes Make Scotland More Accessible

Scotland Reconnects With Canada Despite being separated by 3,000 miles of ocean, Scotland and Canada have enjoyed a long-standing connection for centuries through ancestry, history, trade, culture and much more. This spring/summer the two countries are being brought even closer together thanks to new and returning air... more ›
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Room For Improvement

Appetite For Long-Haul Travel Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Room For Improvement According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) 2/2022, the appetite for overseas travel to Europe from several source markets remains below pre-pandemic levels; although it has slightly improved compared to a year ago. The LHTB from the European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail... more ›
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RVC 2022: A Big Time At Little Canada

The Office Hosts Over 400 As The Tradition Continues

RVC 2022: A Big Time At Little Canada Some 400 delegates at this year’s Rendez-vous Canada were welcome to The Office at Little Canada to celebrate the fact that the Canadian tourism industry is back and ready for business. Little Canada is a unique, new Toronto attraction that’s the brainchild of its founder and president,... more ›
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Turks And Caicos See Arrivals Rise

Turks And Caicos See Arrivals Rise Turks and Caicos is reporting that it’s breaking visitor arrival records, with some 138,762 air arrivals and 173,151 cruise arrivals in the first quarter of 2022. Mary Lightbourne, Director of Tourism (Acting), Turks and Caicos Tourist Board, said that: “The tourism industry is poised... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

The Complexity of Sustainability

A Conversation With GreenStep Solutions Angela Nagy

The Complexity of Sustainability In the latest issue of Canadian Travel Press, Angela Nagy, CEO of GreenStep Solutions observes that: “Over the past decade or two, there have been many terms used to describe tourism that is better for people and the environment. Some of the most common terms include eco-tourism, responsible... more ›
Posted in Canada, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

June Is Romance Month In Antigua And Barbuda

June Is Romance Month In Antigua And Barbuda The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority in partnership with the Antigua and Barbuda Airport Authority has launched a ‘Love Lane’ fast track service for couples travelling to the destination during Antigua and Barbuda’s Romance Month in June. Couples entering the ‘Love Lane’... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Specials, Tourism Organizations, Weddings & Honeymoons

Mexico On The Rebound At Tianguis 2022

Mexico On The Rebound At Tianguis 2022 A Toronto travel agent who's a frequent visitor to Mexico says attending Mexico's annual tourism show Tianguis has further convinced her that Mexican tourism is rebounding after being badly battered by COVID-19, reports Press Today’s Ian Stalker, who’s attending this year’s... more ›
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VisitScotland Is Calling Canadian Agents

VisitScotland Is Calling Canadian Agents VisitScotland will be hosting two destination training sessions in partnership with VisitBritain and ACTA on June 1, 2022. The sessions will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, with the morning session beginning at 9.30am and and the afternoon session starting at 2... more ›
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Colombia: The Most Welcoming Place on Earth

Colombia: The Most Welcoming Place on Earth Baxter Media invites all travel professionals on a journey across the most welcoming place on earth on Thursday, June 16 at 1 p.m. (EST). Did you know that Colombia is only 6 hours away from Toronto and 7 hours away from Montreal? Join ProColombia Canada to discover a country roughly the... more ›
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