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ACTA Is Looking For Summit Speakers

ACTA Is Looking For Summit Speakers ACTA is reaching out to the industry for speaker proposals and suggested educational sessions for the 2022 Travel Industry Summits taking place in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal in September. Wendy Paradis, ACTA president, said that: “This is an opportunity to share your expertise and... more ›
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Join The Awake Tourism Challenge

Join The Awake Tourism Challenge The UNWTO has launched the second edition of its global flagship competition under the name of “Awake Tourism Challenge.” The competition will identify innovators who are advancing solutions to 6 different challenges, as well contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development... more ›
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The Bahamas Accepts Purchase Offer For Grand Lucayan

The Bahamas Accepts Purchase Offer For Grand Lucayan The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation (BMOTIA) has announced that an offer has been accepted for the purchase of Grand Lucayan, a beachfront resort located in the bustling city of Freeport. Electra America Hospitality Group (EAHG), a real estate investment firm, has... more ›
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Tourist Boards Look To Cuisine For An Edge

Tourist Boards Look To Cuisine For An Edge With the travel industry’s recovery starting to gather pace, many tourist boards are looking to differentiate themselves from rival destinations by focusing on their cuisine rather than traditional natural hot spots, cities, or coastal locations. According to GlobalData’s Ads Database,... more ›
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Time For A Little Golf With ACTA

Time For A Little Golf With ACTA Believe it or not, ACTA’s Annual Ontario Golf Tournament is only 8 weeks away. The association is expecting a big turnout this year and is asking the industry to register early for this fun event as space is limited. The ACTA 32nd Annual Ontario Golf Tournament will take place on Thurs.,... more ›
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VisitScotland Ready For Responsible Recovery

VisitScotland Ready For Responsible Recovery As Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive, VisitScotland, sees it: “Domestic visitors have been driving the recovery following the impact of COVID-19, but the return of our international visitors is a major step towards the responsible recovery of Scottish tourism.” And that’s exactly what... more ›
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Indigenous Values Guide Day Three of IMPACT

Indigenous Values Guide Day Three of IMPACT A Vision for Regenerative Tourism at the IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference in Victoria was largely guided by the beliefs and principles of Canadian Indigenous peoples on the third day of the conference, reports Press Today’s Ted Davis who was on hand for the... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, On The Road Again, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

UNWTO Praises Recovery In The DR

UNWTO Praises Recovery In The DR The UNWTO has praised those in the Dominican Republic's' tourist trade, saying in a statement they've guided their country to the very top of international tourism's recovery. A UNWTO statement said the Dominican Republic's tourist trade is "achieving the most successful recovery in the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

South Korea Warms Up Its Welcome

Entry Rules Ease, Mask Mandate Dropped

South Korea Warms Up Its Welcome Government regulations to battle the spread of COVID-19 in South Korea are gradually being loosened, while Canadians are amongst those foreign travellers being welcomed back to visit the country. South Korea has lifted the outdoor mask mandate as of May 2, although people will still need to... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Europe Tourism Remains Resilient

Europe Tourism Remains Resilient The European Travel Commission (ETC) is predicting that European tourism will demonstrate resilience despite risks on multiple fronts. In the ETC’s latest ‘European Tourism Trends & Prospects’ quarterly – which monitors the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as current... more ›
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