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IC Contracts Topic Of ACTA Webinar

Association Adds Contract Template & Travel Waiver To Business Resources

IC Contracts Topic Of ACTA Webinar On Aug. 19, ACTA will be hosting a webinar -- in collaboration with HR à La Carte – to provide its members and non-members an HR overview on the Independent Travel Agent model; as well as answering participants’ questions. Information is available on the ACTA website and there will be a... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Travel Law

JTB Taking Agents Back To School

JTB Taking Agents Back To School The Jamaica Tourist Board’s (JTB) is inviting Canadian agents to expand their destination product knowledge by enrolling in Jamaica Training University -- a new weekly training series that kicks of today (Aug. 13), with classes being held every Thursday going forward. Designed for... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

It’s #TravelWebcastWednesday

Don’t Miss Responsible Travel Redefined – Today @ 1 pm

It’s #TravelWebcastWednesday Today’s the day. #TravelWebcastWednesday brings together industry leaders for a session on Responsible Travel Redefined. Following the onset of COVID-19, the rapid shutdown of businesses and traffic brought a something of a reprieve to the natural world for a few quiet months as the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Responsible Travel Redefined

Don’t Miss It. #TravelWebcastWednesday - Aug. 12 @ 1 pm

Responsible Travel Redefined Just one day to go before the next #TravelWebcastWednesday on Aug. 12, during which leaders in the field of sustainable, responsible tourism will have their say. Four tourism industry stakeholders will assemble for the webcast starting at 1:00 p.m. EST sharp, to discuss these crucial issues... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research

The Wrong Way To Go

Significant Price Cuts Could Hurt Industry Recovery

The Wrong Way To Go People shouldn't expect bargain-basement prices from suppliers eager to attract clients as they work to rebuild their businesses, a Monday Virtuoso webinar was told. Celebrity Cruises president Lisa Lutoff-Perlo joined other panelists in saying her company has no intention of slashing rates... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

#TravelWebcast Wednesday: Redefining Responsible Tourism

On August 12: Tollman, Swan, Simms And Manning Take On Sustainability

#TravelWebcast Wednesday: Redefining Responsible Tourism After COVID-19 came to town, the rapid shutdown of businesses and traffic brought a surprise reprieve to the natural world for a few quiet weeks. While many people were struggling to deal with the new reality, animal life briefly thrived in a cleaner, greener world. It looked like an... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Canada Needs To Broaden Peak Season

Canada Needs To Broaden Peak Season Destination Canada executive-director Chantz Strong says this country's tourism trade clearly needs to broaden its peak season beyond two currently all-important summer months. Strong told a Thursday webinar that the damage done to Canadian tourism during the coronavirus pandemic underscores... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

PATA Unveils Virtual Travel Mart Dates

PATA Unveils Virtual Travel Mart Dates PATA has announced that the Virtual PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2020 will take place from Sept. 23 to Sept. 27, 2020. Virtual PTM is a business-to-business travel contracting and virtual networking event that both mirrors and enhances the features of the long-standing PTM, which boasts over four... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Brand USA Charts Its Path Forward

Brand USA Charts Its Path Forward In a message to Brand USA’s partners, the organization’s president & CEO, Christopher Thompson offers an update on its recently quarterly Board of Directors meeting where it outlined its paths forward and reinforced its commitment to support the industry through these unprecedented... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Future Doesn’t Look Nice For MICE

New Research Indicates International Business Arrivals Set To Fall By 35.3%

Future Doesn’t Look Nice For MICE According to GlobalData, meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions (MICE) tourism was one of the first types of tourism to be impacted by the global spread of COVID-19 and it could be one of the last to fully return as international business arrivals are projected to fall by 35.3% in... more ›
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