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They’re Gone

Federal Government Removes COVID-19 Border Restrictions  

They’re Gone The federal government will remove all COVID-19 entry restrictions, as well as testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements for anyone entering Canada, effective Oct. 1, 2022. The removal of border measures has been facilitated by a number of factors, including modelling that indicates... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Join Canadian Travel Press’ Club 55 And Tell Your Story

Join Canadian Travel Press’ Club 55 And Tell Your Story A party is not a party unless you invite some guests. And to help us celebrate the 55th anniversary of Canadian Travel Press, we want to invite lots and lots and lots of guests. So, we’re launching Club 55 and asking all of you out there to join and all you have to do is tell us: ... more ›
Posted in Canada, Contests, News, Specials

Connect With CATO On The Web

Association Sets Priorities For 2023

Connect With CATO On The Web The Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) has rolled out a new website – www.cato.ca . It was announced by the association’s executive members -- Brett Walker, Stéphanie Bishop, Richard Edwards, Nicole Bursey and Joanne Dhue – with Walker observing that: “We now have a... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Korean Air Mission Brings Airport News, Asia Reps

Korean Air Mission Brings Airport News, Asia Reps Incheon International Airport of Seoul, South Korea has repeatedly earned Skytrax honours as one of the world’s top airports, as well as a #1 ranking as the world’s best transit airport – facts that were celebrated at a recent travel trade dinner in Vancouver hosted by Korean... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, West

Lessons Learned

New Report Assesses Impact, Effectiveness Of Border Measures

Lessons Learned The Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable (CTTR) welcomed the release of Evaluating Canada’s Pandemic Border and Travel Policies: Lessons Learned, which was authored by four Canadian doctors specializing in infectious diseases, emergency medicine, and pandemic management, who assessed the... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Hong Kong Updates Travel Requirements

Hong Kong Updates Travel Requirements The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is welcoming the government’s new “0+3” arrangements from September 26 for inbound travellers from overseas and Taiwan through Hong Kong International Airport, including the removal of mandatory hotel quarantine. Dr. Pang Yiu-kai, Chairman of the Hong... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

Government Offers Update On Wait Times

Government Offers Update On Wait Times The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, The federal... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News

Seatrade Will Be Cruising In 2023

Seatrade Will Be Cruising In 2023 Seatrade Cruise Global will host its 2023 conference and exhibition at the newly renovated Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center from March 27 to March 30, 2023. The four-day event is expected to attract more than 10,000 attendees, bringing together cruise professionals,... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News

Covering Canada’s Travel Industry In Good Times, Bad Times And At All Times

Covering Canada’s Travel Industry In Good Times, Bad Times And At All Times For over a half century, Canadian Travel Press has been covering the Canadian travel and tourism scene. It has been there in good times, bad times and, simply put, at all times. And with this issue – Vol. 55, No. 1 – Canadian Travel Press begins a celebration of its 55th anniversary of... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Specials, Voices of Travel

TICO Reinstating Fees In 2023

Comprehensive Review Of Funding Model, Compensation Fund Being Launched

TICO Reinstating Fees In 2023 These are busy times for the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO). Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, TICO has worked diligently to support Ontario’s travel agencies and tour operators, while ensuring consumers continued to engage in a safe and fair travel... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents
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