UNWTO Reports Growth In 2021, But Well Below 2019 Levels
While international tourism arrivals grew by 4% in 2021 – compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million) – they were still 72% below the pre-pandemic year of 2019, according to preliminary estimates by UNWTO.
This follows on from 2020, the worst year on record for tourism, when... more ›
Operator Launches FitVentures Tours
TruTravels has launched FitVentures, a collection of wellness-focused tours, with departures from May 2022; and with its current Great Escape Sale, agents can secure their clients a great deal with up to 40% off to help them stick to their fitness goals and have fun travelling at the same... more ›
Atout France is gearing up for a busy 2022.
It advises that in order to bring together French professionals and international tour operators under the best possible conditions, Atout France and its partners on the Destination Montagnes - Grand Ski steering committee have decided to postpone... more ›
Baxter Media invites all travel professionals to attend an exciting webinar with Tourism Ireland next Thursday (Jan. 27) at 2 p.m. (EST).
The island of Ireland is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, with its fairy-tale forests, picturesque towns, and stunning scenery drenched in Celtic... more ›
January is always a slow month in the travel business, so the Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau has come up with what it hopes is a little extra incentive to visit in the first month of the new year.
For anyone who books a two-night, mid-week stay (Sunday to Wednesday) in a Ventura... more ›
The Belize Tourism Board is advising that in an effort to further protect the health and well-being of international visitors and Belizeans from COVID-19, it has released new safe travel standards for any persons entering the country.
Effective Feb. 15, 2022, all visitors are required to... more ›
Karisma Marks Grand Opening Of the Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana
Karisma Hotels & Resorts celebrated the official opening of the newest laid-back luxury addition to the Margaritaville Island Reserve brand, Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana, which opened its doors November 2021.
Joined by top company executives and Dominican Republic elected... more ›
Despite Omicron, Caribbean Remains Hopeful Of Gradual Rebound
While the ongoing pandemic continues to create uncertainty, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) remains positive about the continued rebound of the tourism industry.
The CTO says that over the past 18 months, Caribbean destinations, without exception, have shown their resilience in... more ›
The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel is rebranding to become Fort Myers - Islands, Beaches and Neighborhoods.
The new name comes with the launch of a new website, www.VisitFortMyers.com, and a revamped Visitor Guide designed to reflect the beauty of the destination.
Tamara Pigott,... more ›
Carrier Also Reinstates Montreal, Vancouver Flights
Icelandair is adding three new destinations to its international network for travel this summer -- Rome, Alicante and Nice.
The new routes will provide connections between North America and Iceland to the three popular tourist destinations during the busiest travel time of the year.... more ›