The U.S. Virgin Islands are gearing up to welcome more airlift this summer. Following a meeting with American Airlines in Dallas, Texas on Friday, U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte announced that the nation’s largest carrier will expand its service to the Territory... more ›
Carnival Cruise Line has named Discover the World as its new General Sales Agent (GSA) in two key Latin American markets, including Argentina and Brazil.
The appointment was effective March 15 and Adolfo Perez, Senior Vice President – Global Sales and Trade Marketing for Carnival Cruise... more ›
Arrivals Plummet As UNWTO Calls For Stronger Coordination By Governments
As the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pummel global tourism in 2021, the UNWTO reports that there was an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January, compared to 2020.
And the UNWTO remains ‘cautious in its outlook for the rest of the year, while... more ›
TIAC Session Looks At Challenges With Travellers Return
Those eager to kickstart this country's tourist trade must do more than convince potential tourists that it's once again safe to hit the road, a March 30 TIAC webinar was told.
Joe Naaman of consulting firm Twenty31 wondered how those in tourism can “unscare” people who may be nervous... more ›
Royal Caribbean International is returning to the United Kingdom this summer, announcing that Anthem of the Seas will begin sailing from Southampton, England as early as July 7.
It will offer a combination of 4-night Ocean Getaways in early July and 5- to 8-night British Isles cruises,... more ›
Ernie Balint has joined the team at Tourism Ireland as the new Trade Promotions and CRM Executive in Canada.
Balint’s main focus will involve planning and implementing a targeted program of trade marketing activities with key Canadian travel partners, tour operators and airlines, and... more ›
Dominica has launched its extended-stay visa program, Work in Nature (WIN), which provides the opportunity to work remotely for up to 18 months on the island.
The WIN program is targeted at remote workers, digital nomads, academics, families, and persons on sabbaticals who are seeking a... more ›
After a long, treacherous and tumultuous journey during the pandemic, the cruise industry finally felt some positive waves this month as multiple cruise lines confirmed upcoming plans to resume operations.
Hear from Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises; Wybcke Meier, CEO... more ›
For years, Roger Federer has represented Switzerland through his sporting excellence and friendly, down-to-earth manner.
Now he has now become an official brand ambassador for the destination of Switzerland, entering into a long-term cooperation with the Swiss national tourism board,... more ›
With travel on pause, Contiki has been using the downtime to get ready to embrace the new world.
To that end – and to celebrate Earth Hour this past weekend and the fact that it made the #SwitchForNature – Contiki unveiled two special stays at its newly renovated French Château and... more ›