A Tasty New Initiative From The Culinary Tourism Alliance To Support Local Businesses, Encourage HyperLocal Travel
The Culinary Tourism Alliance (CTA) will be leading a dynamic recovery program aimed at supporting local businesses along the food tourism value chain and encouraging hyperlocal travel within the province.
The program is complemented by a strategic, collaborative marketing campaign... more ›
USTA Urges Biden Administration To Pick A Date And Open The Border
The U.S. Travel Association is urging the Biden Administration to pick a date for the reopening of the Canada-US border and put a plan in place to achieve that goal as quickly as possible.
USTA’s executive vice president of public affairs and policy, Tori Emerson Barnes issued the call... more ›
GBTA Poll Indicates Gains For Non-Essential Business Travel, But Restrictions Hamper Recovery
While more companies report that there is a willingness and actual return to business travel -- with domestic travel taking the lead -- government restrictions on international travel continue to hinder the ability for companies to conduct key business functions.
That’s the findings of the... more ›
With Ontario now in Stage 3, small ship sightseeing tours operating in South Eastern Ontario are ready to welcome visitors for summer and fall tours, with all the necessary safety protocols and social distancing measures in place.
Each sightseeing tour offers passengers an chance to... more ›
David Whitaker has been named the next President & CEO of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB).
The appointment marks a homecoming for Whitaker, who served as a member of the GMCVB team for 17 years (1990 – 2007), most recently as the organization’s Executive... more ›
Jamaican tourism officials went the high-tech route Tuesday to update travel agents in this country on what's happening with the tourist trade in their country, a country they are hopeful is on the verge of making a significant rebound in the Canadian market after seeing visitations plummet... more ›
Commits To Helping End Anti-Black Systemic Racism
The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO) has joined close to 500 organizations in signing the BlackNorth Initiative Pledge in support of helping to end anti-black systemic racism in the workplace and beyond.
Led by the Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic... more ›
In a message to its members, the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) notes that: “After months of campaigning for the Federal Government to announce it's plans on when and how it would re-open the border, I am delighted to be able to share with you the news on when fully... more ›
Cuban tourism authorities are insisting that tourists can vacation in “peace and safety” on the island, charging that recent demonstrations in Havana were prompted by people outside the country.
“On Sunday, July 11, in certain parts of Cuba some disturbances and incidents took... more ›
Aug. 9 For Americans, Sept. 7 For International; Plus Hotel Quarantine Program Ending
Canada will reopen its border to fully vaccinated travellers from the United States beginning at 12:01 am on Aug. 9.
Noting that this is “a first step,” the Canadian government said in an announcement today that it will allow entry to American citizens and permanent residents, who are... more ›