The Atlantic provinces should look across the ocean when seeking ways to attract more foreign visitors, a Thursday McGill University webinar on tourism in that part of the country was told.
Webinar viewers were told that Canada hosted over 22 million foreign tourists in 2019 but only a... more ›
The Martinique Tourism Authority is gearing up to welcome the international travel trade to the Martinique Travel Show that is set for May 18 to May 20.
The welcome will be virtual, of course, with the event being attended by tour operators, travel agents and other members of the... more ›
Special To Press Today By Ilona Kauremszky
Over the past week, people around the world have shared their memories of HRH, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Today, Ilona Kauremszky shares a story from June 2009 and her experience of having High Tea with the Prince.
Read on and find out how Ilona’s date went …
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GBTA will now hold its annual convention from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. The event had originally been scheduled for July, however, the association said that the decision to change the dates of The Business Travel Event of the Year was made after taking into consideration... more ›
TIAC Urges Members To Make The Industry’s Case To Ottawa
TIAC is urging those in this country's tourist trade to plead their struggling industry's case directly to elected officials as Ottawa's budget draws near.
TIAC president Beth Potter told an April 9 TIAC industry update that the tourism industry has been particularly hard hit by the fallout... more ›
“We never stopped communicating – and the result is clients who are staying engaged with their travel advisors, even if the topic isn’t always travel,” says Stephen Smith, Toronto-based vice president, leisure marketing at Direct Travel.
And Direct Travel and its Canadian retail... more ›
Registration is now open for the Caribbean Travel Marketplace which will be hosted virtually by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) from May 11 to May 14, 2021.
Vanessa Ledesma, CHTA’s Acting CEO and Director General, foresees a dynamic and robust gathering as “the world... more ›
CTO Session Offers Positive News For Challenging Times
A number of Caribbean islands are making considerable headway in making themselves look attractive to coronavirus-wary travellers, a Wednesday Caribbean Tourism Organization webinar was told.
The webinar featured tourism officials from several islands who noted progress is being made in... more ›
TL Network’s James Joins Internova Travel Group’s Virtual Event
Christine James, Vice President of TL Network Canada was a featured speaker during Internova Travel Group’s special virtual celebration held last week to spotlight women in travel.
The event was produced in honour of Women’s History Month to explore the history of women in travel, hear... more ›
Annual U.S. tourism show IPW will be held in Las Vegas this fall and will buck a trend that's developed over the past year by having delegates actually gather at the event.
Susan Webb of Discover America Canada told the group's annual general meeting -- done virtually this year -- that... more ›