Two Thirds Of Canadians Feel More Hopeful About Travelling In 2021
Not to put too fine a point on it, the impact that COVID-19 has had on people’s daily lives has made the past year one of the hardest people have had to endure.
And while there may still be tough days ahead, new research from Booking.com reveals that the appetite of Canadians to explore... more ›
RVing, Camping Viewed As ‘Not Risky’ Travel Activities In New Survey
In a newly released survey, more than 70% of Canadians indicated that they viewed RVing and camping as the ‘safest travel options’ for 2021.
The findings of the survey (conducted by Abacus Data) were released by RVezy and highlight the impact of COVID-19 on the travel plans of Canadians... more ›
ACTA is launching an urgent survey, looking for feedback on the financial sustainability of the travel agent sector and what it will look like without expanded and enhanced aid past June.
The survey will provide insight for the federal government into the success of the Highly-Affected... more ›
IATA is reporting that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (January 2020).
The airline industry association notes that because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by... more ›
Restaurants Canada, ORHMA Call For Action
In an open letter to Premier Doug Ford, Restaurants Canada and the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association are calling for the following actions to reverse the devastating impacts of dining closures:
For public health measures to be fair and effective, all industries must be... more ›
Tracking Study Finds More Travellers Have Plans
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International reports that 88% of those travellers now have travel plans in the next six months, the highest level in more than a year.
However, it cautions, less than a third of them are likely to visit a tourism attraction or... more ›
Optimism Among Travellers Back At Pre-Pandemic Levels
Following a year of uncertainty -- along with constantly changing attitudes and policies toward travel – there is now unprecedented optimism from leisure travellers in advance of the summer travel season.
That’s the good news in the 2021 spring edition of MMGY Travel... more ›
Airlines Will Be Doing Business Differently
Accelya has released 'Airlines: A Path Back to Profitability’ – an objective, research-based assessment and report of commerce and retailing challenges and opportunities facing airlines today.
The report provides insights on the views of airline leaders and makes recommendations that... more ›
A ‘Wrong Move’ Could Damage Traveller Confidence
GlobalData is warning that Summer ‘Seacations’ – something that many cruise operators have jumped at in order to take advantage of the forecast surge in UK domestic holidays – should be operated with caution.
The data and analytics firm said that wrong moves such as a COVID-19... more ›
Arrivals Plummet As UNWTO Calls For Stronger Coordination By Governments
As the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pummel global tourism in 2021, the UNWTO reports that there was an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January, compared to 2020.
And the UNWTO remains ‘cautious in its outlook for the rest of the year, while... more ›