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UPDATED: Unprecedented Devastation

Islands Of The Bahamas At War With Nature

UPDATED: Unprecedented Devastation The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation (BMOTA) is continuing to track the progress of the slow-moving Hurricane Dorian and notes that although the storm has been downgraded to a Category 3, it remains very dangerous. While the eye of Hurricane Dorian is beginning to inch away from... more ›
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From Beginning To End

PATA Gears Up For 2019 Youth Symposium

From Beginning To End PATA's Youth Symposium is set to take place of Sept. 19 – the first day of the 2019 PATA Travel Mart – at the M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The theme of the symposium is “From Beginning to End: How Stories Connect Us,” and it is organized by PATA's Human... more ›
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TL Network Canada Continues to Expand

TL Network Canada Continues to Expand TL Network Canada continues to grow and has increased its membership with the addition of 14 new member agencies year to date in 2019. Christine James, TL Network’s vice-president who oversees the organization’s operations in Canada, attributes the steady increase to a very targeted... more ›
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Germany Continues To See Steady Growth

Germany Continues To See Steady Growth Incoming tourism to Germany continues to show steady growth, with an increase of 3.3% in June. According to provisional figures from the Federal Statistical Office, 39.8 million international overnights were registered across hotels and accommodation establishments with more than 10 beds... more ›
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Partnerships Appreciated

Baxter Media, Globus, Torstar Praise Tourist Boards For Their Contributions

Partnerships Appreciated The president of Baxter Media has thanked the different foreign tourist boards represented in this country for the contribution they make to Canada's travel industry. David McClung told a Tuesday Toronto lunch jointly sponsored by Baxter Media, the Globus Family of Brands and Torstar that... more ›
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Writing A New Chapter

More American Stories From Brand USA

Writing A New Chapter United Stories is the latest addition to a suite of story-telling platforms by Brand USA that help illustrate and define the characteristics – and characters – of the United States. Prospective visitors to the U.S. are the intended consumers of this content, which is on a schedule of ongoing... more ›
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Sunwing Goes Back To Tobago

Sunwing Goes Back To Tobago After a successful inaugural season in 2018-2019, Sunwing has announced it will be returning to Tobago this winter with weekly direct flights from Toronto. Sunwing is the only Canadian leisure carrier to offer direct flights to the destination, with flights operating weekly from Dec. 19,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

GWS Moves Summit From Hong Kong To Singapore

GWS Moves Summit From Hong Kong To Singapore The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) is moving its 2019 event from Hong Kong to Singapore. In announcing the move, GWS' chairman and CEO, Susie Ellis wrote: “In 13 years of planning the Global Wellness Summit, this is a first for me. After careful consideration, we have decided to move the... more ›
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Transforming Tourism

CTO Conference Looks At Regional Tourism, Disaster Recovery And More

Transforming Tourism Significant advantages arise for those tourism related companies that are able to transform through any diversity in order to remain competitive in today’s changing global tourism landscape. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will examine the negative forces and positive tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Quite A Lady

Sandals Hosts VIP Trade Partners Aboard The Lady Sandals

Quite A Lady On a beautiful summer event in Toronto, Sandals Resorts International welcomed a high-powered group of its tourist board and tour operator partners onboard the Lady Sandals for an evening of conversation and camaraderie. It was definitely a laid-back gathering with Maureen Barnes-Smith,... more ›
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