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Cuba Tops The Million Mark

Cuba Tops The Million Mark The Cuba Tourist Board is celebrating these days, reporting that the destination has now officially welcomed over a million Canadian visitors over the course of the 2019 travel season. Following in the foot steps of a very strong 2018, the confirmation of the incredible accomplishment came... more ›
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Exclusive: Forecast 2020

Industry Insiders Track The Trends You Need To Watch

Exclusive: Forecast 2020 So what's next? That's essentially the question that every end-of-the-year forecast is asking. It's a question that can be phrased in many different ways and by doing so, elicit many different answers. This year, Canadian Travel Press kept it simple, asking close to a dozen industry experts... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Online Travel Agency, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Astor, IIT Celebrate In YYZ

Astor, IIT Celebrate In YYZ Toronto's Astor Travels and International Institute of Travel were spreading tidings of comfort and joy Friday evening. The two firms held a party that attracted students and travel industry members alike, with International Institute of Travel president Rudolph Nareen saying he was happy to... more ›
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UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions

UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions According to a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF), transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Easy Targets

ACTA Renews Partnership with ACCEL PCI

Easy Targets ACTA is renewing its partnership with ACCEL PCI to help Canadian travel agencies strengthen their security system and fight cybercrime. According to “Baseline Cyber Security Controls for Small and Medium Organizations,” prepared by the Canadian Center for Cyber Security, organizations... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

EXCLUSIVE: Too Big To Fail?

Industry Needs Changes To Consumer Protection Model

EXCLUSIVE: Too Big To Fail? Everyone likes to ask 'what if'' questions. It's certainly the stock and trade of journalists. Sometimes you like the answers you get, sometimes you don't. In this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press, Richard Vanderlubbe takes readers into the future and asks them to imagine “what if” the... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Travel Law

Exploring Incredible India

Exploring Incredible India Baxter Media invites agents to attend an exciting webinar next Thursday (Dec. 12) at 1 p.m. (EST). Next week's webinar will focus on showcasing the various tourism products available in India which will help travel & tourism stakeholders better understand India as a tourist destination,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education

Unwind in the USVI

Travellers Would Be Remiss Not To Go Island Hopping

Unwind in the USVI “This is why you need a tour – how else would you know that the best pate is served in the ice cream shop?” notes local guide Gerard Sperry of St. Thomas Food Tours in front of an unassuming nook as he passes out pieces of deep fried pastry dough stuffed with beef. In between pitstops... more ›
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Troubled Times For Hong Kong Airlines

Troubled Times For Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong Airlines could lose its license if it doesn't meet new financial and other requirements set by Hong Kong's Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA). In a statement, ALTA indicated that it “has been closely monitoring the financial situation of the airline over a long period of... more ›
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Discover El Paso And Texas’ Wild West

Discover El Paso And Texas’ Wild West A few months ago a stranger entered El Paso and wreaked havoc on the quiet, peaceful town. While this terrible event initially tore the city apart, in days, weeks and months following, it has created an even stronger bond between the people who live there. Early press reports created the... more ›
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