Industry Needs Smart Evidence-Based Plan Now
Canadian and US politicians and travel and tourism industry leaders gathered for a virtual panel discussion on the re-opening of the border between the two countries.
The message from representatives on both sides of the border was straightforward making it clear that both the Canadian and... more ›
Interest in travel is on the rise as Europe begins to emerge from months of lockdowns and restrictions.
The European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest “Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European Travel – Wave 7” reports that two-thirds of Europeans intend to take a trip by... more ›
Restaurants Canada Calls On Government For Survival Support Package
The federal government needs to maintain its current levels of support for foodservice businesses still operating under ongoing COVID-19 restrictions.
That’s the message from restaurant customers, industry professionals and suppliers who are working together as part of a Restaurant... more ›
Travel South USA (TSUSA) has named Reach Global Marketing Ltd. as its new agency of record.
Canada is the top market for drive and fly-drive travel to the South, and Reach Global will be representing TSUSA partner states and elevating Travel South USA's Canadian presence through public... more ›
Avery Campbell Joins Association’s Advocacy Team
Heather Craig-Peddie, ACTA’s Vice President of Advocacy and Member Relations will be retiring on July 16, 2021.
Craig-Peddie has advocated on behalf of Canadian travel agencies and travel agents for more than 22 years and has made a tremendous contribution to ACTA and the Canadian travel... more ›
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is gearing up for its inaugural Virtual Product Showcase for Canadian travel advisors.
Set for July 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm ET, the event will provide advisors with the opportunity to get timely destination updates, connect with travel suppliers and enjoy some... more ›
Canadians Urged To Discover Their Own Backyard
Those with a stake in this country's tourist trade are keeping their fingers crossed that pleas from the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) for Canadians to vacation in this country when they're again ready to hit the road won't fall on deaf ears, reports Ian Stalker in the latest... more ›
Roundtable Leaders Warn That Without A Reopening Plan Canada Will Be Left Behind
Canada’s travel and tourism industry continues to put pressure on the federal government to provide the sector with a comprehensive, national plan to reopen the economy, ensure the free movement of Canadians across the border and implement a clear vaccination certification program that allows... more ›
St. Kitts & Nevis has implemented a period of restriction of movement. The new guidelines were announced by the country’s Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.
The restrictions were put in place on June 12 and continued to June 26 and include:
Movement is restricted from... more ›
The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is ensuring that the country's tourist centres are being kept open under strict protocols to guarantee the safety of visitors.
With countries making progress in the vaccination process and world tourism beginning to reactivate, the Dominican... more ›