Hot Trends And Takeaways From Expedia Cruises
“It’s a whole new world right now,” says Ealeen Wong, Director, Strategy and Business Development at Expedia Group. “The great news is with pent up demand for travel like never before people are eager to make up for missed moments.”
In fact, the travel company is witnessing a surge... more ›
The president of TripCentral.ca is warning that there are still dark days ahead for a travel industry that's already been badly battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Richard Vanderlubbe told a recent Discover America Canada webinar that the federal government is preparing to wind down... more ›
ACTA held its annual general meeting earlier this week – the second year in row that it was held virtually – with the session presided over by Mary Jane Hiebert CTC, Chair of the ACTA Board of Directors.
Hiebert thanked the current Board of Directors for continuing to serve for an... more ›
It is hard to believe, but the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is turning 50.
Yes, on Oct. 1, 1971, Walt Disney World Resort officially opened to guests for the first time, the culmination of years spent imagining, planning and developing Walt Disney’s magical dream.
In the... more ›
Last Thursday, Air Canada and the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) jointly hosted a webinar for all interested travel professionals. We had travel agents and consultants from all across Canada in attendance.
Acting as MC for the webinar was Mark Hashimoto, Specialty Sales Manager... more ›
The appearance of the new director of the Japan National Tourism Organization's Toronto office underscores that Japanese take coronavirus safety protocols seriously.
Ken Toyoda noted during a June 17 Baxter Media webcast that his hair is now longish as he hasn't been able to get a haircut in... more ›
On June 8, Baxter Media and Oasis Hotels & Resorts jointly hosted a webinar for all interested travel professionals. We had agents from all across Canada in attendance.
Pam Bassett, Business Development Manager (Canada), covered all COVID-19 initiatives (including their on-site testing,... more ›
Industry Needs Smart Evidence-Based Plan Now
Canadian and US politicians and travel and tourism industry leaders gathered for a virtual panel discussion on the re-opening of the border between the two countries.
The message from representatives on both sides of the border couldn't have been more direct -- the Canadian and US... more ›
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is gearing up for its inaugural Virtual Product Showcase for Canadian travel advisors.
Set for July 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm ET, the event will provide advisors with the opportunity to get timely destination updates, connect with travel suppliers and enjoy some... more ›
Virtual Conference Provides Insights To Help Agents, Cruise Lines Target Demand
During its Expedia Cruises 2021 Virtual Conference, the Expedia Group unveiled new data and demographic insights to help agents and cruise lines better target demand.
The virtual event also saw cruise executives from the online travel agency highlighting the need for the industry to... more ›