As Europe Prepares For Uncertainties Of 2019
In its latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018,” the European Travel Commission (ETC) found that Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a 6% upswing in international tourist arrivals in 2018 compared to the previous year. This growth continues... more ›
Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament Wraps Up
The third round of the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament was hosted by the Balaia Golf Village at its Balaia Golf Village Course. This par 3, 9-hole course, presented the teams with a number of very interesting and difficult challenges to overcome that definitely compensated... more ›
Britain’s national tourism agency, VisitBritain, has launched its new Canadian Tourism Advisory Council.
The aim of the council is to provide strategic advice to help steer VisitBritain’s Canadian strategy by providing industry knowledge and expertise from an unbiased and independent... more ›
The Caribbean Has A Whole New Story To Tell
Although over 75% of the Caribbean “didn’t even have a breeze” from the devastating hurricanes of 2017, the CEO of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association said the impact of Irma and Maria were widespread across the region, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's... more ›
Inaugural Baxter Media Portugal Golf Tournament Underway
Rising bright and early, teams participating in the inaugural Baxter Media 2019 Portugal Golf Tournament were eager to tee it up for the opening round.
Hosted by Visit Portugal, TAP Airlines (#TapAirPortugal or #PortugalStopover) and the Albufeira Promotion Bureau, the round was played at... more ›
After being charged by the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO), Karen Gushue has been convicted on two counts of operating as a travel agent without registration contrary to the Travel Industry Act.
Sentencing proceedings are scheduled to take place on April... more ›
Baxter Media Picks The Algarve For Its First European Golf Tournament
Contrary to popular belief, across the pond golf, isn't only limited to the cool, damp and windy climates of Northern Europe. A perfect example is Portugal's Algarve region, located in the most southerly point of the country. Along with its colourful history, rich cultural heritage, superb... more ›
ACTA, ATOQ, CATO Join Forces
The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA), the Association of Tour Operators of Quebec (ATOQ) and the Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) have teamed up to launch an industry task force to fight credit card fraud.
According to officials, the task force is mandated with... more ›
The Travel Industry Council of Ontario’s (TICO) new Consumer Awareness campaign is in full swing, informing consumers about Ontario’s regulated travel industry.
The campaign, which was launched in December, incorporates a fresh, new approach that is entirely digital-based.
“TICO... more ›
The Travel Agent Next Door (TTAND) is restructuring into four regions in a move designed to benefit both its agents and suppliers.
Traditionally, host agencies are considered by suppliers to be only one agency and this means that they only get the attention of one business development... more ›