TIAC Urges Members To Make The Industry’s Case To Ottawa
TIAC is urging those in this country's tourist trade to plead their struggling industry's case directly to elected officials as Ottawa's budget draws near.
TIAC president Beth Potter told an April 9 TIAC industry update that the tourism industry has been particularly hard hit by the fallout... more ›
Saint Lucia has launched ‘Live it’ – an extended stay program that allows visitors to stay longer, work remotely and embrace local life in Saint Lucia.
Visitors can stay for up to six weeks by filling out a free online form and participants in the Live it program are paired with... more ›
Tourist Board Celebrates Agents’ Style With One-Of-A-Kind Caricatures For Travel Agents' Day 2021
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is celebrating Travel Agent Day 2021 by creating hundreds of unique, personalized caricatures to share with Canadian travel specialists.
The JTB is partnering with Toronto-based caricature artist, Cesar Vargas, who will design customized illustrations for 200... more ›
Registration is now open for the Caribbean Travel Marketplace which will be hosted virtually by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) from May 11 to May 14, 2021.
Vanessa Ledesma, CHTA’s Acting CEO and Director General, foresees a dynamic and robust gathering as “the world... more ›
Restaurants Canada and Uber Eats distributed $1 Million in grants to 400 independently-owned restaurants across Canada this week.
The program is part of a partnership announced in February to support restaurants that have had to keep their dine-in service closed or restricted with capacity... more ›
CTO Session Offers Positive News For Challenging Times
A number of Caribbean islands are making considerable headway in making themselves look attractive to coronavirus-wary travellers, a Wednesday Caribbean Tourism Organization webinar was told.
The webinar featured tourism officials from several islands who noted progress is being made in... more ›
Association Disappointed By CDC’s April 2 Instructions
CLIA says that the additional cruise industry instructions issued April 2 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the Framework for Conditional Sailing (CSO) are disappointing.
The cruise industry association argues that the new requirements are unduly burdensome,... more ›
As part of the Economic Reactivation Plan of Yucatán State, the state’s Ministry of Tourism has launched “365 Days in Yucatan,” a staycation campaign that seeks to encourage local and regional travel by area residents, expats and visitors, using the social media hashtag... more ›
ACTA is launching an urgent survey, looking for feedback on the financial sustainability of the travel agent sector and what it will look like without expanded and enhanced aid past June.
The survey will provide insight for the federal government into the success of the Highly-Affected... more ›
Take Off With Derry Girls In Search Of Sheepdogs, Giants, Westeros And More
Belfast-born Derry Girls star Tara Lynne O’Neill -- known on screen as Erin Quinn’s mom Mary on the hit series -- knows there’s no place like home.
“I think if we’ve learned one thing about life in these strange times it’s to appreciate what we have more. Not just our friends and... more ›