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HKTB Launches Standardized Hygiene Protocol

HKTB Launches Standardized Hygiene Protocol In a significant stepping up of the city’s fight to control the virus, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) launched a standardized hygiene protocol in partnership with the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA), one of the leading conformity assessment bodies in the territory. The... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations

ACTA Picks Simpson To Emcee Summit

ACTA Picks Simpson To Emcee Summit ACTA has picked Lorraine Simpson to emcee it two-day Virtual Travel Industry Summit in November. Simpson is a CityLine TV Travel Expert and host of the TV show 'What's on your post pandemic bucket list” knows travel inside and out, and who better to share insights on reinvention and... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

A Difficult Decision

WestJet Suspends Service To Four Cities In Atlantic Canada

A Difficult Decision WestJet has announced that it will be indefinitely suspending operations to Moncton, Fredericton, Sydney and Charlottetown while significantly reducing service to Halifax and St. John's. The suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80% of seat capacity from the Atlantic... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

TLN Is Building A Bridge To The Future

TLN Is Building A Bridge To The Future Travel Leaders Network (TLN) welcomed a record number of travel industry professionals to its three-day, virtual Bridge to the Future event being held this week. The event, featuring workshops, professional development sessions, keynote addresses and more, was a first for TLN and registered... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

ACI, IATA Call For Urgent Industry-Wide Support

ACI, IATA Call For Urgent Industry-Wide Support Airports Council International (ACI) World and IATA reinforced the urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity and to prevent the systemic collapse of the aviation industry with non-debt generating financial... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Sun Peaks’ Agent Webinar

Don’t Miss Tomorrow’s Sun Peaks’ Agent Webinar Join Megan Nelson, Senior Market Development Specialist at Tourism Sun Peaks, on Thursday, October 15th at 10am (PST) for a Sun Peaks Webinar. Learn why Canada’s 2nd largest ski area is the ideal destination for your clients this winter. Whether they are skiers or snowboarders, looking... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Experience France 360

The First Virtual Show For French Tourism In The Americas

Experience France 360 Atout France will host its first large-scale trade event in the Americas since the beginning of the health crisis. From Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, tourism professionals from Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and other Latin American countries will once again be able to connect with French... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

Restaurants Canada Applauds New Measures

Restaurants Canada Applauds New Measures Restaurants Canada commended the federal government for committing to provide rent assistance directly to businesses, among other measures announced today that respond to key recommendations to support the foodservice sector. Todd Barclay, president and CEO of Restaurants Canada, said:... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars

Agents Show Their Value When Things Go Wrong

Travel Advisors Are All-Stars In the Agents’ Choice 2020 Readership Survey, the value of using a travel agent is showcased in the issue’s feature story. In the wake of travel bans, restrictions, cancellations and last-minute re-booking needs brought on by the pandemic, it became apparent that those who used travel... more ›
Posted in Agents Choice 2020, Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Don’t Miss Tourism Sun Peaks’ Webinar For Travel Agents

Don’t Miss Tourism Sun Peaks’ Webinar For Travel Agents Join Megan Nelson, senior market development specialist at Tourism Sun Peaks, on Thurs., Oct. 15 at 10am (PST) for a Sun Peaks Webinar. Learn why Canada’s second largest ski area is the ideal destination for your clients this winter. Whether they are skiers or snowboarders; looking to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education
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