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ATPCO: Delivering End-To-End Solutions In A Time Of Crisis

ATPCO: Delivering End-To-End Solutions In A Time Of Crisis Chris Phillips doesn’t hedge, telling Canadian Travel Press this week that “this is by far the worst crisis we have had to face, and its uncertainty, randomness and market volatility is a massive challenge.” However, in the first of a two-part piece, the head of global sales and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Expedia Group Teams Up With UNWTO

Expedia Group Teams Up With UNWTO Expedia Group and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be collaborating to promote tourism recovery and share insights from travel data and consumer trends. Through the new agreement, Expedia Group and UNWTO will work on joint projects focusing on insights around rural... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations

BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023

BoC Could Hold Rate Until At Least 2023 According to half of the economists (47% or 7 out of 15) on Finder’s BoC Interest Rate Forecast panel, the Bank of Canada could hold the interest rate until at least 2023. A third of the panel expect the rate to hold until some point in 2023 while an additional 13% say it will hold beyond... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Insurance, News, Rail, Resorts, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Carnival Sets Sail With New Interface

Carnival Sets Sail With New Interface As part of the next phase of enhancements to its GoCCL Navigator for travel partners, Carnival Cruise Line is introducing a new “manage booking” user interface with simplified steps, a sleek and modern look and feel and mobile-friendly capabilities, making it even easier than ever for... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Technology, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

HKTB Launches Standardized Hygiene Protocol

HKTB Launches Standardized Hygiene Protocol In a significant stepping up of the city’s fight to control the virus, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) launched a standardized hygiene protocol in partnership with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA), one of the leading conformity assessment bodies in the territory. The... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations

Update On Lanmei From AirlinePros

Update On Lanmei From AirlinePros AirlinePros Canada Inc. reports that Lanmei Airlines of Cambodia (IATA: LQ/961) is now an active member of BSP Canada. Lanmei has opted for mass e-plating (general concurrence) so that all fully IATA registered travel organizations in Canada may start issuing tickets on LQ e-stock. LQ can be... more ›
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Softvoyage Automates FTCs

Softvoyage Automates FTCs Softvoyage has introduced a simple electronic way to redeem Future Travel Credits (FTC). Now, Sirev users can easily, safely and promptly verify their customers’ future travel credits and apply the FTC as payment method. The process is simple: 1) Log on to Sirev 2) Click “future... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

FCM Travel Unveils AI Reporting Tool

FCM Travel Unveils AI Reporting Tool FCM Travel Solutions has launched its new AI Reporting Tool, describing it as “the first of its kind in business travel.” Designed to provide a more robust and customer-centric experience for travel managers, the AI Reporting Tool offers a unique way to visualize data simply by posing a... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars

Agents Show Their Value When Things Go Wrong

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars In the Agents’ Choice 2020 Readership Survey, the value of using a travel agent is showcased in the issue’s feature story. In the wake of travel bans, restrictions, cancellations and last-minute re-booking needs brought on by the pandemic, it became apparent that those who used travel... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

IATA Releases New COVID-19 Research

IATA Releases New COVID-19 Research IATA is demonstrating the low incidence of inflight COVID-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases. Since the start of 2020 there have been 44 cases of COVID-19 reported in which transmission is thought to have been associated with a flight journey (inclusive of confirmed,... more ›
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