Vaccine Equity: A Worse Pandemic Than COVID-19
While Canada, the United States and Europe have more than enough vaccines to inoculate their populations, the rest of the world continues to lag behind, both in terms of having access to vaccines and to getting people in those regions vaccinated.
“The combination of vaccine equity and... more ›
ACTA Welcomes Move, But Concerned Cruise Advisory Remains At Level 4
ACTA is clearly pleased that the federal government has lifted its global travel advisory and returned to its pre-COVID-19 country-specific risk assessments, but it's disappointed that the government's Level 4 advisory against cruise travel remains in place.
ACTA president, Wendy Paradis... more ›
TIAC, ACTA, NACC React To PoV Plan, New Industry Support Program
Canada now has a standardized proof of vaccination.
Details of it were announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday (Oct 21), who explained that -- in collaboration with provinces and territories -- a standardized Canadian COVID-19 proof of vaccination is now available to residents... more ›
According to new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the recovery of the travel and tourism sector in North America is outstripping the recovery in other parts of the world.
As a result, the North American travel and tourism industry’s contribution to GDP is... more ›
WTM London and Travel Forward is reassuring all of its customers and partners that its shows will take place as planned between Mon., Nov. 1 and Wed., Nov. 3, 2021 at ExCel London and will be followed by the virtual shows on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9.
In a statement, WTM London and Travel Forward... more ›
There is lots of optimism in the business travel sector these days, with the latest poll from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) finding that half (52%) of industry respondents reported more optimism compared to September.
October also saw an increase to 66% of those polled who... more ›
Creating Positive Change Through The Joy Of Travel
Intrepid Travel has a new mission, a new vision and a new purpose that will define the next chapter for the company.
For the first time in over 15 years, Intrepid’s rebrand outlines a clear vision focused on empowering communities, protecting the planet and creating a more equitable... more ›
Longwoods International reports that the drop in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths from coronavirus is boosting confidence in present and future travel
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, it found that only 27% of travellers report the pandemic would greatly affect... more ›
Optimism Abounds As Future Brightens
TTI Travel opened its doors on Oct. 14 to a small group of GTA-based travel advisors and support personnel for a casual pizza, wine and beer social.
Barb Finn, VP Leisure and New Talent Development for TTI, said that: “It was important for us to reconnect in person with our Advisor... more ›
Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has launched a reimagined destination weddings and honeymoon program for Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica aimed at maximizing eco and customer centricity.
Rooted in responsible tourism, the new program has aligned it’s offering with sustainability,... more ›