Seven Big Disruptors For 2019
Over the past year, Canadian Travel Press' Women In Travel series has featured some remarkable individuals who impact the industry, both in Canada and around the world. In the first of a two-part end-of-the-year roundup article, some of the experts previously profiled in the section reveal what... more ›
Expedia Group Media Solutions Study Tracks Growing Trend
The number of people seeking to use their business trips as the starting point for a holiday extension is rapidly growing in number, says a new study by Expedia Group Media Solutions.
These so-called “bleisure” travellers have increased in number by nearly 40% since a 2016 study, when... more ›
Canada, travel agents and a whole lot more were topics of the first of a two-part conversation when Canadian Travel Press sat down with the Lufthansa Group's senior vice-president sales for Lufthansa Hub Airlines and chief commercial officer (CCO) Hub Frankfurt, Heike Birlenbach.
“The... more ›
Celebrity Edge represents a monumental leap in cruise ship design and innovation, and now, Celebrity Cruises is introducing its most technologically advanced ship in the most technologically advanced way – with the launch of the Celebrity Edge Access Tour app.
Narrated with insights by... more ›
The UNWTO's International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology and 40th Affiliate Members Plenary Session wrapped up recently with a renewed call for community participation in development of cultural tourism using cutting-edge technologies.
Cultural and... more ›
Sabre Corporation is acquiring Farelogix, saying that the acquisition will allow it to accelerate delivery of its end-to-end NDC-enabled retailing, distribution and fulfillment solutions.
Based in Miami, Farelogix provides a suite of SaaS solutions that enables carriers to dynamically... more ›
Wyndham Grand Expands Tech-Free Family Program
Wyndham Grand is creating new VIP areas at its pools and restaurants with perks promoting quality time for guests at five of its hotels. The catch? You can't check your phone.
An expansion of its Reconnected Family Experience, the unique hotel family program encouraging quality time over... more ›
Digital transformation in tourism was in the spotlight in Budapest, Hungary recently as the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) examined how investment in new technology provides the sector with opportunities for innovation as it celebrated World Tourism Day 2018.
The... more ›
It's Not As Scary As You May Think
If the truth be told, the future may not be as scary as you may think.
Consider, for example, a story that Transat Distribution Canada's (TDC) general manager, Nathalie Boyer tells about taking her 13-year-old son, Samuel, to her office recently and asking him to put together a report for... more ›
In the final part of this two-part series, Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett sits down with CTP to talk about some of the big disruptors in the world today, how they impact on tourism and how the industry can combat some of those impacts.
Jamaica's minister of tourism, Edmund... more ›