The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19.
The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace... more ›
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The humanitarian, filmmaker, adventurer, environmentalist and TreadRight’s ‘Planet’ Ambassador talks to Travel Courier about the value of travel agents, not having a bucket list, coping during the pandemic and carrying on her family’s legacy of conservation and sustainability... more ›
Intrepid's Leigh Barnes Reflects On What's To Come
While the pandemic has been devastating in so many ways, Leigh Barnes, Chief Customer Officer at Intrepid Travel said it has also provided the tourism industry with the opportunity to reflect on things that could be done better – for travellers, suppliers, local communities, and the... more ›
Adventure Canada's Cedar Swan On The Future Of Arctic Travel
Due to COVID-19, the Canadian government closed the Canadian Arctic to cruise travel entirely for 2020, and Adventure Canada was forced to cancel its entire season.
“While we were disappointed, we wholeheartedly supported these measures – we visit many small, and due to their... more ›
Twelve Visions Of The Future Of Travel
2020 was shaping up to be a banner year for travel with endless itinerary options, a bounty of direct flight routes and a slew of travellers eager to embark on adventures.
The Travel Corporation had its centennial to celebrate, Goway Travel planned on promoting its 50th anniversary and G... more ›
G Adventures' Founder On The Value of Agents
As Bruce Poon Tip was heading into 2020, which marks the 30th anniversary since launching G Adventures, bookings were coming in hot.
“We were riding on the top of the world — December, January, February, were record months for us — 40% growth in January, 25-30% growth in... more ›
True Key Welcomes Sasquatch At Harrison Beach Hotel
It’s Friday and we all need a bit of a lighter look at the world around us. Too much COVID-19 all the time.
So, a tip of the hat to True Key Hotels & Resorts who brings a touch of humour to us today.
The BC hospitality company reports that with COVID-19 keeping everyone close to... more ›
Sandals Foundation, Island Routes Partner In Earth Day Campaign
Today, it should be all about hope.
To that end, the Sandals Foundation and Island Routes have teamed up to offer a message of hope and healing in a new, online campaign to mark Earth Day 2020.
The ‘#HopeforHealing2020’ Campaign, launched by both companies on their social media... more ›
CHTA, Nature Conservancy Join Forces For The Planet
To mark Earth Day 2020, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) are joining together to share their collaborative intent to emerge from the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis and help rebuild a stronger, more resilient Caribbean for the... more ›
Company Donating Food To Second Harvest In 17 Cities Across The Country
Sunwing is donating over 46,000 meals to 17 communities across Canada as part of a new national partnership with Second Harvest, the largest food rescue organization in Canada.
Stephen Hunter, CEO of Sunwing Travel Group, commented: “We know Canadians are worried about their health and... more ›