Massive Q2 Economic Contraction Chills Industry
The U.S. Travel Association reacted yesterday to the news of the US GDP’s record plunge with the association’s executive vice-president for public affairs and policy, Tori Emerson Barnes observing:
“This morning’s news (July 30) of a 32.9% Q2 contraction is evidence that this economy... more ›
Tourism Victoria and Air Canada Vacations are promoting Victoria as a great place for those who want to enjoy some urban life during their vacation and also as a suitable retreat for those eager to experience Mother Nature at the same time.
A Thursday webinar saw Nicole Yamamoto of Tourism... more ›
Ottawa Tourism has launched a visitor incentive campaign called It’s On Us whereby visitors who book at least a two-night stay in Ottawa receive a $100 Visa Gift Card.
Rooms must be booked before Sept. 30, 2020 for stays before Dec. 31, 2020 at more than 30 participating hotels.
Visa... more ›
Jamaica’s Tourism Industry Gets Back On Track
The number of people visiting Jamaica is down but the director of the Jamaica Tourist Board says the same doesn't hold true for interest in the tropical island.
Donovan White told a Wednesday webinar that Jamaican tourism authorities have "aggressively marketed" their country during the past... more ›
The UNWTO reports that the responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing numbers of destinations ease COVID-19 related travel restrictions and adapt to the new reality.
According to the latest analysis from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), 40% of all... more ›
Council Also Launches Insurance Guidelines For Industry
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling on governments around the world to implement comprehensive testing facilities at airports.
Gloria Guevara, WTTC president & CEO said: “WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial program of investment... more ›
The Israel Ministry of Tourism/IGTO Canada has signed a corporate partnership agreement with ACTA designed as a proactive initiative to begin the reopening of the international tourism industry and travel abroad, including travel to Israel from Canada.
The Israel Ministry of Tourism was... more ›
Video Highlights Phase One, Reopening Of International Tourism
Saint Lucia is reinforcing its mandatory travel protocol messaging with the launch of a new video that features on-island footage of the actual visitor travel experience.
The new video highlights each step of the traveller’s Saint Lucia journey, from airport arrival, to local guidelines... more ›
Air Canada Vacations, Quintana Roo Team Up On Webinar
The Caribbean-fronting Mexican state of Quintana Roo says it's committed to welcoming tourists back to the hugely popular jurisdiction in a safe manner and then seeing them return home equally healthy.
The Quintana Roo Tourism Board -- which represents the likes of Cancun, Playa del Carmen... more ›
In newly released data, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reveals that up to May of this year, the cost of COVID-19 on international tourism was already three times that of the 2009 Global Economic Crisis.
As the situation continues to evolve, the United Nations specialized agency has... more ›
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