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Cayman Islands Beats Its 2022 Projections

Cayman Islands Beats Its 2022 Projections The Cayman Islands is reporting that it surpassed its visitor projections for 2022. It welcomed 1,027,668 visitors in 2022 with 743,394 cruise passengers and 284,274 stayover visitors. The figures for both cruise and stayover visitation exceeded goals set by the Cayman Islands Government. On... more ›
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GBTA Poll Finds Bookings, Spending On The Upswing

GBTA Poll Finds Bookings, Spending On The Upswing In its Q1 2023 Business Travel Outlook Poll, the GBTA reports that global business travel is forecast to see an uptick in 2023 versus 2022. It says that companies are expected to send more employees on trips and travel suppliers anticipate an increase in corporate travel spending. Sectors... more ›
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TICO Reduces Certification Exam Rewrite Wait Times

TICO Reduces Certification Exam Rewrite Wait Times The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) is reducing the required rewrite wait times for the Travel Counsellor and Supervisor/Manager exams effective Feb. 1, 2023. With the travel industry continuing to rebound, the change is aimed at facilitating the pace at which new travel... more ›
Posted in Canada, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Get The 2023 Guide To Myrtle Beach

Get The 2023 Guide To Myrtle Beach The 2023 Official Myrtle Beach Area Visitors Guide has just been released. It offers over 150 pages of trip planning know-how, including spotlights on the Grand Strand’s 14 unique communities and details on the area’s attractions, events, restaurants, shops and more. Karen Riordan,... more ›
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Fiji: Where Happiness Comes Naturally

Fiji: Where Happiness Comes Naturally Tourism Fiji has rolled out a refreshed take on its ‘happiness’ brand platform, just over a year on from borders reopening to tourists. The new brand platform -- ‘Where happiness comes naturally’ -- is a meaningful evolution that pays homage to Fiji’s people, natural environments,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

ACTA “Incredibly Disappointed”

Association Reacts To Sunwing Statement Indicating It Will Not Protect Commissions

ACTA “Incredibly Disappointed” ACTA said that it "is incredibly disappointed" by Sunwing’s decision not to protect commission on cancelled programs in Saskatchewan, Atlantic Canada, Northern Ontario, and other areas across Canada. Sunwing advised ACTA yesterday (Jan. 25) in a written statement in response to repeated... more ›
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Jamaica’s PM To Headline Tourism Resilience Conference

Jamaica’s PM To Headline Tourism Resilience Conference Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness will make the headline address at the Global Tourism Resilience Conference that will be held from Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, 2023 at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. Holness will address a gathering of... more ›
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Landry, Gauger Take On New Roles At VisitBritain

Landry, Gauger Take On New Roles At VisitBritain VisitBritain has announced two appointments to ensure it is best placed to drive tourism to Britain, deliver its strategy, build for the future and that Britain remains the top destination of choice for travellers. Gavin Landry has been named International Director, leading the strategic... more ›
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GTRCMC, Mastercard Sign MoU On Tourism Innovation

GTRCMC, Mastercard Sign MoU On Tourism Innovation The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) and Mastercard have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation on tourism innovation. The signing took place during FITUR between Co-Chair of the GTRCMC and Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett... more ›
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 Get Well In Bonaire

 Get Well In Bonaire Bonaire has announced that it will be hosting its first Annual Yoga & Wellness Festival in partnership with the Bindu Yoga & Healing Center from June 19 to June 25, 2023. With no traffic lights and a population of less than 23,000, Bonaire is an ideal destination for nature... more ›
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