The iconic, small Ontario town of Port Colborne is playing a increasingly larger role in cruising.
The Lake Erie-fronting city, home to a little over 20,000 people, is hosting a growing number of visitors who arrive by cruise ship, with Port Colborne one of many Great Lakes cities... more ›
Is being a responsible traveller important to your clients? What kind of requests are they making and how are your favourite suppliers helping you respond to their demands?
There’s no doubt that sustainability-savvy travellers are seeking specific requirements for their trips. What kind of... more ›
As Stephen Burnett, Executive Director, Great Lakes Cruise Association (GLCA), sees it, “Over the next 20 years, we expect the number of cruise ships to triple in the Saint Lawrence river and the Great Lakes and it's predictable that we will need more port communities, more docking spaces and... more ›
Island’s Tourism Minister Welcomes Resurgency Of Villas Sub-Sector
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett is welcoming the resurgence of the villas sub-sector as the popular Caribbean island sees its local hotel room-stock set to grow by 20,000 new rooms over the next five to 10 years.
The Minister credited the COVID-19 pandemic for bringing about... more ›
Intrepid Travel has released its sixth integrated annual report, offering a fully transparent look into its financial, environmental, and social performance.
The report is completely voluntary and published as a marker of trust and credibility for their customers, partners, and the entire... more ›
Google Reports Searches For Flights Have Surpassed 2019 Levels
The latest Google travel trends and search insights reveal that Canadians are prioritizing travel beyond the boom that took place when borders first reopened and travel restrictions lifted.
“We’re all very much familiar with the term revenge travel. Coming out of COVID, not being able to... more ›
Amex GBT Says Business Travel Spending Will Grow In 2023
In a recent fourth-quarter 2022 earnings call, American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) told company investors that it expects total business travel spending to grow by 24% in 2023 to reach over a trillion dollars.
The expectations for a strong year are supported by data from the... more ›
Travel Managers Weigh In On 2023 Business Travel Outlook
According to a new report from the Global Business Travel Association and Spotnana a majority of U.S. corporate travel buyers expect their company’s business travel to ramp up and return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023. The report found that despite concerns about inflation and... more ›
“Travel advisors must take the time to understand why sustainable travel is so important and what climate change is all about,” Nico Nicholas, co-founder & CEO of Trees4Travel tells Canadian Travel Press.
Nicholas observes that: “If they don’t know the basics, they cannot begin... more ›
According to the latest Longwoods International tracking study of American travellers, 93% of them have trips planned in the next six months -- the highest level in three years.
A fifth of them have trips planned within a month, a quarter will travel in one to two months and almost a third... more ›