UNWTO Reports Growth In 2021, But Well Below 2019 Levels
While international tourism arrivals grew by 4% in 2021 – compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million) – they were still 72% below the pre-pandemic year of 2019, according to preliminary estimates by UNWTO.
This follows on from 2020, the worst year on record for tourism, when... more ›
ACTA is in an upbeat mood, with good news for the industry coming from several fronts, including from the federal government and TICO.
Wendy Paradis, president of ACTA, observed that: “Our advocacy for government support continues to strengthen throughout the COVID-19 health and economic... more ›
Atout France is gearing up for a busy 2022.
It advises that in order to bring together French professionals and international tour operators under the best possible conditions, Atout France and its partners on the Destination Montagnes - Grand Ski steering committee have decided to postpone... more ›
The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO), its Board of Directors and all of its employees are remembering Frank Dennis.
“We are saddened by the recent passing of Mr. Frank Dennis, TICO says in a statement, that continues: “Frank was the first Chairperson of TICO’s Board of... more ›
Canada, along with Australia and Argentina, have been removed from the EU’s safe travel list which applies to non-essential travel by third countries into the EU.
The European Council made the announcement of its recommendation on Jan. 17, 2022.
As a result, the European Council is... more ›
Baxter Media invites all travel professionals to attend an exciting webinar with Tourism Ireland next Thursday (Jan. 27) at 2 p.m. (EST).
The island of Ireland is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, with its fairy-tale forests, picturesque towns, and stunning scenery drenched in Celtic... more ›
In a clear message that tourism and health and safety can co-exist, IFEMA MADRID is gearing up to host FITUR 2022 from Jan. 19 to Jan. 23 and helping to generate trust in the market, promote the travel sector and prove the importance of business travel.
IFEMA MADRID will strengthen health... more ›
January is always a slow month in the travel business, so the Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau has come up with what it hopes is a little extra incentive to visit in the first month of the new year.
For anyone who books a two-night, mid-week stay (Sunday to Wednesday) in a Ventura... more ›
In the 2022 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report, the United Nations takes an up-close look at the important role that tourism will play in the recovery of national economies and global trade.
Drawing on data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), WESP... more ›
The Belize Tourism Board is advising that in an effort to further protect the health and well-being of international visitors and Belizeans from COVID-19, it has released new safe travel standards for any persons entering the country.
Effective Feb. 15, 2022, all visitors are required to... more ›