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CHTA Says The Region Needs To Prepare Now

Get Ready For Growth With the tourism sector rebound strongly from the global pandemic, the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is calling on the region’s “bread and butter” industry to ramp up efforts to be adequately staffed to meet the impending surge of arrivals and continued... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Spotlight On Ireland

Over 300 Canadian Travel Agents Celebrate With Tourism Ireland

Spotlight On Ireland Tourism Ireland is back to in-person sales missions, kicking off its efforts in Toronto and then heading to western Canada to showcase the island of Ireland to travel agents in Alberta and British Columbia. A delegation of 15 tourism enterprises from Ireland and 3 Canadian partners are... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

ACTA Says Airport, Passport Delays Need To Be Addressed

ACTA Says Airport, Passport Delays Need To Be Addressed With Canadian travellers experiencing significant delays at airport security and customs & immigration check points and long wait times for Canadians renewing passports in-person, ACTA is calling on the government to urgently address the situation. The association notes in a statement... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Things Are Looking Up At WTM London

Things Are Looking Up At WTM London World Travel Market London is reporting that destinations have already signed up as exhibitors for this year’s event which returns to ExCeL London on Nov. 7 to Nov. 9, 2022. Confirmed exhibitors include tourist boards from destinations such as Mexico, Catalan Tourist Board, Balearic... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations

RVC 2023 Heads to Québec City

RVC 2023 Heads to Québec City Québec City will be the official host of Rendez-vous Canada 2023, shining the spotlight on this “one-of-a-kind city” at Canada’s premier international tourism marketplace. Robert Mercure, General Manager of Destination Québec cite, said that: “In 2020, we indicated that the... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Hong Kong Tourism Board Ready For The Revival

Hong Kong Tourism Board Ready For The Revival The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held its annual Tourism Update event online late last week (May 6), announcing a revival plan that highlights Hong Kong’s vibrant developments and new experiences, aiming to generate a positive ambience and make the city top-of-mind destination for worldwide... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

UNWTO Talks Tourism At UN General Assembly

UNWTO Talks Tourism At UN General Assembly   The United Nations General Assembly has met for a first ever dedicated session on tourism and its key role in inclusive recovery and growth. The high-level thematic debate was convened by the President of the General Assembly, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, in collaboration with... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations

Get Off The Beaten Track In Saint Lucia

Destination Showcases B&Bs, Boutique Inns And Villas

Get Off The Beaten Track In Saint Lucia The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has launched a bespoke accommodations program to showcase 400-plus smaller accommodation properties in Saint Lucia. Collection de Pépites features a broad range of one-of-a-kind island jewels, including local B&Bs, boutiques, inns and luxury... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

GBTA Tackles Sustainable Business Travel

Signs New Partnership With Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (C-SAF)

GBTA Tackles Sustainable Business Travel The topic of creating a greener future for business travel took centre stage for the first time at the GBTA Canada Conference in Toronto this week as close to 600 Canadian leaders, professionals and other stakeholders gathered from a cross-section of the travel industry including airlines,... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

ETC Launches Nordics Sustainability Campaign

ETC Launches Nordics Sustainability Campaign The European Travel Commission together with The Nordic Council of Ministers has launched a new sustainable tourism marketing campaign for The Nordics, a coalition of the seven Nordic tourism boards of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The campaign... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations
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