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Air Canada Lends A Hand For 4ocean’s Clean Up

Air Canada Lends A Hand For 4ocean’s Clean Up Over 345 volunteers, including Air Canada employees, took part in the first Air Canada-sponsored public cleanup in Canada on Sept. 22 at British Columbia's Garry Point Park. In the span of just a few hours, the volunteers removed the following items from the shoreline: 29 plastic cups ... more ›
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Adventure Canada’s High Arctic

An Experience That Will Last A Lifetime

Adventure Canada’s High Arctic Dawn Bazely wants those considering High Arctic vacations to bear in mind that mighty bruins often seen as iconic of the destination are far from being the only attraction there for nature enthusiasts. In fact, much of Mother Nature's summertime handiwork is on the itty-bitty side, she... more ›
Posted in Cruise, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Ready To Help

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre Responds to Bahamas Crisis, Sandals Foundation Collaborating

Ready To Help Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Jamaican-based Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has begun to mobilize resources to assist the Bahamas following the devastating effects of hurricane Dorian. Speaking at a briefing at the Jamaica Tourist Board’s New... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Travel: A Catalyst For Good

Duke of Sussex Launches Global Sustainable Initiative – Travalyst

Travel: A Catalyst For Good The Duke of Sussex has announced a major new global partnership aimed at improving conservation, environmental protection and expanding local community economic development by encouraging sustainable tourism practices across the travel industry. Called Travalyst, the partnership has been... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Online Travel Agency, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Time To Turn Things Around

Sustainability Takes Centre Stage For Airlines

Time To Turn Things Around Airline bosses attending IATA's AGM in Seoul got a rough ride from Violeta Bulc, the European Union's commissioner for transport when she got onto the subject of sustainability, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press. Bulc started out by declaring,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research

Tackling Overtourism

Agents Can Be Part Of The Solution

Tackling Overtourism Do travel agents have the power to help combat overtourism? Ninan Chacko, the CEO of Travel Leaders Group, believes the travel industry at large can play a pivotal role in tackling the issue moving forward. “Travel advisors play a crucial role in educating travellers about alternative... more ›
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Flight Centre Employees Helping Out In Thailand

Flight Centre Employees Helping Out In Thailand Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has teamed up with the Wildlife Friends Foundation of Thailand (WFFT) to improve and enrich the lives of animals at the Project Wildlife Rescue Centre near Bangkok, Thailand. Sixteen FCTG employees will spend the week of Sept. 8 volunteering at the project... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

Protecting The Animals

Bannikin, World Animal Protection Host Webinar For Agents

Protecting The Animals Bannikin Travel & Tourism will be hosting a webinar for travel advisors on Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. with special guests, World Animal Protection. During the webinar, World Animal Protection will introduce the organization and its mission; identify animal welfare issues in the tourism industry;... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agent Education

Transforming Tourism

CTO Conference Looks At Regional Tourism, Disaster Recovery And More

Transforming Tourism Significant advantages arise for those tourism related companies that are able to transform through any diversity in order to remain competitive in today’s changing global tourism landscape. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will examine the negative forces and positive tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

NCL Partners With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

Cruise Line Set to Host Third Annual Conservation Cruise

NCL Partners With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute to host the third annual ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall. Departing Sept. 15 from New York, guests who... more ›
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