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Coping With COVID-19

Exodus Travels Survey Finds Travel Planning Gives People Hope

Coping With COVID-19 A new survey commissioned by Exodus Travels – and conducted by OnePoll – found that 70% of North Americans are coping with the pandemic by taking up hobbies that will enhance their future adventures. Digging into the behaviors of 2,000 self-identified travellers who have been... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Community Tourism A Priority For Canadians: Survey

77% of people surveyed want their travel dollars to benefit local people

Community Tourism A Priority For Canadians: Survey What are Canadians looking for from their next vacations? Making a difference, immersing themselves in culture and ensuring their travel benefits local people in the destinations. G Adventures recently surveyed 3,338 travellers, over 1,000 of whom were Canadian, to find out why they want to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators

Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info

Transat Web Page Features Hotel Partner Test Info In an effort to help travellers comply with the new government measure requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel to Canada, some of Transat's hotel partners are now offering COVID-19 testing services on-site or at an external clinic. To simplify the process for travel... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban

Quebec Premier Calls For Non-Essential Travel Ban Quebec Premier François Legault is calling on the federal government to ban non-essential international travel. The Premier indicated that he wants to avoid reliving the situation linked to the March 2020 March break, which could have disastrous consequences for the provinces health... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Making Us All Feel at Home

Air Canada Vacations Pays Tribute to Gordon “Butch” Stewart

Making Us All Feel at Home For everyone in the travel industry, Gordon “Butch” Stewart’s name is synonymous with success and the transformation of tourism in the Caribbean. By the time many began their careers in travel, the legendary Sandals brand had already been a well-established beacon of innovation, with... more ›
Posted in Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators

COVID PCR Testing Partnerships Offered In Canada

Chronomics Launches Program Designed To Support Travel Trade

COVID PCR Testing Partnerships Offered In Canada UK-based Chronomics, Ltd. has launched an ‘industry-first program’ to assist traveller safety and support the ongoing viability of the travel trade through the introduction of commercial partnerships for wholesale and retail partners engaged in the sale of its innovative, UK... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Looking On The Bright Side

The New Year ushered in many challenges, but opportunities are also emerging for travel advisors and tour operators alike

Looking On The Bright Side After a tumultuous start to the New Year, Travel Courier chats with the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA), TravelBrands and G Adventures about how they’re navigating past the challenges to take advantage of the opportunities that this year brings. Although... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Transat Clarifies Proposal Situation

Transat Clarifies Proposal Situation Citing recent media and analyst reports that state that on Dec. 22, 2020, Pierre Karl Péladeau made a proposal to acquire the shares of Transat A.T. Inc. ("Transat" or the "Corporation") that would remain open for a period of 24 hours in the event of a rejection of the arrangement with Air... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

TTC Names Roberti To New Post

TTC Names Roberti To New Post The Travel Corporation has announced that Nick Roberti has taken on the role of Director of Group Business Development in Canada. Roberti will be responsible for the sales and promotions of Trafalgar, Costsaver, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold and Contiki as it relates to private, scheduled and... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators

Etraveli Divests Huntington Business In Canada, USA

Etraveli Divests Huntington Business In Canada, USA An investment Syndicate has acquired Huntington Travel, Escapades by Huntington and Huntington Travel USA from Etraveli Group AB. The three companies are all now part of a new company Huntington Travel Holding Inc. (HTH). Huntington Travel has been voted one of the top three consolidators in... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators
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