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USVI Officials Urging Strict Compliance To Protocols

USVI Officials Urging Strict Compliance To Protocols Officials at the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism are reporting that the first week of the return of leisure travel to the destination has been “extraordinarily successful,” they are also continuing to urge compliance with the stringent protocols and guidelines that have been... more ›
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Antigua And Barbuda See Gradual Arrivals Rise

Antigua And Barbuda See Gradual Arrivals Rise Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials are “cautiously optimistic” that with arrivals steadily increasing each month since the destination’s re-opening, that the moderate upward trend will continue into the traditionally busy tourism period. For the year to August 2020, tourism... more ›
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UNWTO Tracking The Recovery

UNWTO Tracking The Recovery With a growing number of countries around the world easing restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism. The new Tourism Recovery Tracker is the latest concrete action undertaken by the United Nations... more ›
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Royal Caribbean Puts 2021 On The Itinerary 

Royal Caribbean Puts 2021 On The Itinerary  Tapping into market research and feedback from its guests and travel partners, Royal Caribbean International has adjusted its schedule with the goal of providing guests with greater variety for their 2021 adventures. Highlights of the updated summer cruises for 2021 include new 4- and... more ›
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We’re Good To Go

VisitBritain reassures travellers with ‘ring of confidence’

We’re Good To Go In the first part of a two-part conversation with VisitBritain’s Senior Vice President, The Americas, Paul Gauger talks about what VisitBritain is doing to help with the destination’s tourism recovery; health and safety initiatives; and programs designed to give both domestic travellers and... more ›
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Happiness Isn’t Measured In Kilometres

Where Did Canadians Travel This Summer? Booking.com Knows

Happiness Isn’t Measured In Kilometres Although travel might not be the same as it once was, new research by Booking.com reveals that the travel that happiness can bring isn’t measured in kilometres. In the summer of 2020, the distance travelled by Canadians was down 71% year-over-year, with domestic destinations being the... more ›
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Discovering Beautiful Belize … Virtually

Discovering Beautiful Belize … Virtually Birds of different feathers flock together at inland Belize's Chaa Creek Resort. Thursday saw the Belize Tourism Board continue a virtual fam trip, showcasing the western part of the country, including Chaa Creek, with resort marketing manager Roberto Harrison telling viewers that those... more ›
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HAC, TIAC Delighted ‘Government Has Listened’

Industry Applauds CEWS Extension, Other Initiatives In Throne Speech

HAC, TIAC Delighted ‘Government Has Listened’ The Hotel Association of Canada is applauding Ottawa's decision to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy through next spring, saying the move will provide desperately needed help for this country's ailing tourism trade, reports Ian Stalker in today’s issue of Press Today. The federal... more ›
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London Travel Week Goes Virtual

London Travel Week Goes Virtual London Travel Week has confirmed that it will be returning in an online capacity in 2020 to help aid the recovery, rebuilding and innovation of the travel and tourism industry. The move comes following the announcement that WTM London and Travel Forward will be fully virtual this... more ›
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Louisiana Mixes It Up For Agents

Louisiana Mixes It Up For Agents Norton Christopher used Monday's Louisiana's Libations & Lagniappe Virtual Happy Hour to rum-inate about rum. The New Orleans-based mixologist used the Louisiana Office of Tourism webinar to familiarize people in this country with New Orleans cocktails, among them the Hurricane, made in... more ›
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