Agents Can Sell Australia With Confidence
Tourism Australia says those visiting Australia can have an enjoyable and more importantly safe vacation these days in a country that has seen areas ravaged by bushfires that have generated international attention in the past couple of months, reports Press Today's Ian Stalker.
Unusually hot... more ›
The United Kingdom saw strong gains from Canada during the first nine months of 2019.
VisitBritain has just released new figures showing that from January to September 2019, there were 707,000 visits from Canada to the UK -- that's up 5% on the same period in 2018.
As well, the these are... more ›
IATA has released full-year global passenger traffic results for 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 4.2% compared to the full year of 2018.
The 2019 result is a slowdown compared to 2018’s annual growth of 7.3% and marked the first year since the global... more ›
Put it on the Bucket List
This winter, Azores Airlines will connect Toronto to the Portuguese Island of Terceira (non-stop weekly service) in addition to four-time-weekly service to Ponta Delgada, writes Rodney Tugwell in this week's Travel Courier cover story.
Passengers visiting the Azorean Archipelago are able to... more ›
Sustainability Conference Gathers Momentum
Both the attendance numbers and assessments by attendees have confirmed that this year’s edition of the IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism Conference was a big success, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted Davis.
“Each year we attract more delegates who are committed to... more ›
Tourism Ireland is in western Canada this week, showcasing the island of Ireland to travel agents in British Columbia and Alberta.
A delegation of tourism enterprises from Ireland and Canadian partners are taking part in the targeted sales mission focusing on the cities of Vancouver,... more ›
Here's some food for thought for those who enjoy culinary tourism – there's far more to Louisiana cuisine than its best-known dish, reports Press Today's Ian Stalker.
A Louisiana tourism delegation held a cooking class in Toronto Monday that had participants preparing several... more ›
Israel has broken its record of tourist entries with 4,551,600 in 2019. The record numbers are also a 10% increase over 2018, which saw the destination welcome 4,120,800 tourists.
Yariv Levin, Israel’s Minister of Tourism, said of the results: “We couldn’t be more thrilled that 2019... more ›
Caribbean Executives Upbeat About State Of Tourism
Despite two major setbacks, notably the bad publicity surrounding the Dominican Republic and Hurricane Dorian’s toll on travel to The Bahamas resulting in a slight dip in room occupancy rates over the previous year, executives from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association are upbeat about... more ›
Responding to enquiries from both registrants and consumers about the Coronavirus and the Canadian government's travel advisory for the province of Hubei in China -- including the cities of Wuhan, Huanggang and Ezhou – TICO has issued an advisory to help registrants understand what their... more ›