We Should Have Won

Baxter Media Hosts Canada-Belgium World Cup Viewing Event

We Should Have Won The fun remained unabated Wednesday (Nov. 23) as Baxter Media's third World Cup soccer tournament party was held in Toronto, with an actual game result that likely disappointed most of those on hand for the event, but failed to put a damper on the festivities. Belgium defeated an upstart... more ›
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Recovery Accelerates

UNWTO Reports Tourism On Track To Reach 65% Of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Recovery Accelerates In its latest World Tourism Barometer, the UNWTO is reporting that international tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic. The Barometer reveals that an estimated 700 million tourists travelled... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Last Chance to Register for Q&A Korea Webinar

Last Chance to Register for Q&A Korea Webinar Baxter Media invites you to attend Tourism Korea’s webinar: Top Agent Asked Questions About Korea today at 2:00 PM EST. The first 100 people to sign up and attend the full webinar will receive a $10 gift card. Take a walk through the top asked questions by Travel Professionals across... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

Postcards From Saint Lucia

Postcards From Saint Lucia With the lure of the Pitons and unforgettable accommodations like Jade Mountain and Sugar Beach, Saint Lucia has long been a leading honeymoon and romance destination. But top selling agents for Saint Lucia reveal the island’s appeal extends far beyond that. “I sell Saint Lucia because... more ›
Posted in Caribbean, Destinations, News, On The Road Again, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

TIAC: “This Is The Time To Reimagine Tourism”

A full recovery of Canadian tourism can happen as early as 2024, but will take considerable work to achieve

TIAC: “This Is The Time To Reimagine Tourism” Speaking to over 400 tourism industry leaders at the 2022 TIAC Tourism Congress, TIAC vice president, policy and government affairs Marc Seguin, laid out an ambitious recovery plan, and the path forward for Canadian tourism, reports Debra Sara Ward, who is covering the event for Baxter... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Destination Canada Fall Outlook Paints Positive Picture

Full Recovery For Canada’s Tourism Industry As Early as 2024

Destination Canada Fall Outlook Paints Positive Picture Destination Canada has released its Fall Tourism Outlook which forecasts that despite ongoing challenges, the recovery trajectory for Canada’s tourism sector is strengthening, bolstered by the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and resilience in travel demand. The Outlook indicates that... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

G Adventures Makes An Investment In The Future

G Adventures Makes An Investment In The Future G Adventures, has made a significant financial investment in restorative travel technology start-up, Reforest, to start taking action via tree-planting. Reforest, which is based in Brisbane, Australia, is a digital platform connecting travellers with local communities that are actively... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators

A Beautiful Gathering For A Beautiful Game

A Beautiful Gathering For A Beautiful Game The fun continues ... Tuesday saw Baxter Media hold the second of its World Cup soccer tournament Toronto parties for the travel industry, with a crowd gathering to watch Mexico and Poland fight to a scoreless draw. Those on hand at the Chelsea Hotel's Monarch Pub welcomed the opportunity... more ›
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Celebrating The Beautiful Game

Baxter Media, MSC Cruises, VisitBritain & Little Canada Team Up For Some Fun

Celebrating The Beautiful Game The fun has begun! The first of Baxter Media's World Cup soccer tournament parties was held in Toronto Monday, with a cross-section of the travel industry on hand to watch Wales and the United States battle to a 1-1 tie in Qatar. And both the party and the game got the thumbs-up from... more ›
Posted in Attractions, Cruise, News, Tourism Organizations

IHG, Iberostar Sign Strategic Alliance Deal

IHG, Iberostar Sign Strategic Alliance Deal InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and Iberostar Hotels & Resorts have entered into a long‑term commercial agreement for resort and all-inclusive hotels. The new alliance will see up to 70 Iberostar hotels (24,300 rooms) added to IHG’s system under the Iberostar Beachfront Resorts... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts