Advisors Have A Chance To Start With A Clean Slate
In the first of a two-part conversation, Travelport’s vice president & managing director, North America, Maurita Baker admits that while it’s hard to predict what the recovery will look like, what’s clear is that travel will recover and travel advisors have a chance to start with a... more ›
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a major new report which signals how the global travel and tourism sector can help eradicate human trafficking.
Released with support from the Carlson Family Foundation, the report builds on WTTC’s Human Trafficking Taskforce,... more ›
As Canadians across the country continue to get vaccinated and borders beginning to reopen, a new survey commissioned by Sunwing makes it abundantly clear that there’s a pent-up demand for travel.
Results indicate that over half (58%) of Canadians plan on returning to travel in the next 12... more ›
IATA's June Traffic Results Reveal Travel Restrictions Continue To Weigh On Demand
June 2021 passenger demand performance reveals only ‘a very slight improvement’ in both international and domestic air travel markets reports IATA.
And the airline industry association says that due to international travel restrictions, demand remains significantly below pre-COVID-19... more ›
Expedia Group Finds Safety, Financial Security Top Influences On Travel Decisions
The sands are shifting, so to speak.
Newly released research from Expedia Group found that views on travel -- including positive sentiment on vaccine passports, increased budgets and an enduring demand for safety and financial security – are changing.
In The Traveler Value Index,... more ›
Variant Concerns Impacting The Plans Of U.S. Travellers
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International reports that a quarter are postponing travel because of the recent increased spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
With coronavirus case numbers, hospitalizations, and deaths on the rise again, support among... more ›
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) released a new report outlining how destinations can grow responsibly, using the Destination Stewardship model.
The report was launched in partnership with the Travel Foundation and the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI) at... more ›
GlobalData Says Outdoor Experiences Key To Success As Canada-US Border Reopens
Noting that the reopening of the Canada-US border marks a pivotal point in the country’s tourism recovery and GlobalData says that one way for Canada to regain lost US expenditure in 2020 is by promoting adventure experiences.
The data and analytics company points out that the US is the... more ›
Optimism Grows In The Caribbean As Pent Up Demand Reversing Negative Trends
There is guarded optimism in the Caribbean as there is increasing evidence in the marketplace that pent-up demand is roaring back much earlier and at a much quicker pace than forecasters had predicted.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is also encouraged by the data from its member... more ›
Air Canada is reporting its financial results for the second quarter of 2021, with highlights of those results including:
Operating revenues of $837 million, an increase of $310 million or 59 per cent from the second quarter of 2020.
Negative EBITDA (1) (earnings before interest, taxes,... more ›