Angry IATA Demands Governments Listen To WHO, Rescind Travel Bans
IATA is calling on governments to follow the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO) and rescind travel bans that were introduced as a response to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus immediately.
The global airline industry association notes that public health organizations,... more ›
In a message to the industry, the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) says that it recognizes the difficulty that many registrants have faced resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; observing that the prolonged industry downturn has led to great financial strain and uncertainty, forcing... more ›
Tourism Industry Can Be A Leading Sector In The Economic Recovery
Nik Nanos, founder of Nanos Research brought a welcome message to those attending the Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s 2021 Congress in Ottawa. That message was all about rebuilding the economy and how the travel and tourism industry can play a leading role in that rebuilding process... more ›
The reopening of America’s international borders on Nov. 8 has brought a flurry of renewed interest in travel to the United States.
Along with that increased interest comes many questions from travellers, as well as from travel professionals themselves, on what to expect when visiting... more ›
When the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) held its in-person 2021 Congress in Ottawa last week it was like a family gathering. Perhaps a touch bittersweet -- considering all of the events that have taken place since the last one -- but still a celebration of the Canadian travel and... more ›
Swiss Event Brings Good News For Canadian Travel Trade
Seems only fitting that Pascal Prinz had the chance to announce that Switzerland had changed its entry rules -- and made it easier for Canadians to visit -- during an in-person event in Toronto late last week.
Prinz, director of Switzerland Tourism in Canada, welcomed a small group of travel... more ›
In a new report, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is providing clear recommendations to governments and identifying four key digital solutions to restore international mobility.
The WTTC report calls on governments to adopt a more internationally coordinated response to COVID-19... more ›
Jamaica says that it is well-prepared to meet the newly announced one-day testing requirement of the U.S. government and assist both international travellers returning home as well as Jamaicans visiting the U.S., effective today (Dec. 6).
Officials point out that the popular Caribbean... more ›
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is looking forward to welcoming back Canadian visitors, as Air Canada resumes its weekly, non-stop flights from Toronto on Dec. 6.
Glen Beache, CEO of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA), said: “We are very excited to welcome... more ›
Thailand is continuing to cautiously reopen the entire country, with the Tourism Authority of Thailand's Canadian office reminding people that as of Nov. 1, fully vaccinated travellers are able to enter without having to quarantine under a “Test & Go” program.
The Thai government... more ›