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EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75

IATA Going Global With New Paperless ID Card

EXCLUSIVE – Beyond The AD75 Canada is one of only two testing grounds for IATA's brand-new digital Travel Professional ID Card, which went mobile via the AgentExperience app last week. If all goes without a hitch here and in Australia, the paperless card is expected to go global in a couple of months, reports Quebec editor,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Israel Posts Strong Growth From Canada

Israel Posts Strong Growth From Canada Officials of the Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) here in Canada are in an upbeat mood these days as the latest arrival numbers reveal that Canadians are continuing to travel to Israel in increasing numbers. In July of 2018, Israel welcomed 8,600 Canadians, which is a rise of 4% compared to... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Travel Trends Uncovered

Travel Industry Experts Reveal The Next Big Thing

Travel Trends Uncovered Millennials may not have as much money as Baby Boomers, but according to Diana Ditto, director of product design at Collette, this cohort changed the face of travel today, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in the cover story of this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. “They... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Power Of The People

Consumer Choice Trumps America First

Power Of The People Donald Trump’s exhortation of “America First” and all the debate around NAFTA might have some in the travel industry wondering: how does this affect me? Quite likely much more than you think, writes Brett Walker in an exclusive commentary in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Welcome To Canada, Eh

Conference Board Projects International Arrivals Will Grow In 2018

Welcome To Canada, Eh In its latest Travel Markets Outlook, the Conference Board of Canada is projecting that overseas visits to Canada will grow by 6.7% in 2018 – to reach over 9 million visitors – and continuing the solid growth the country experienced in 2017. Greg Hermus, associate director for The... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Collette Celebrates A Century

Operator Ready For The Next 100 Years

Collette Celebrates A Century Although Collette is headquartered in Rhode Island, a lesser known fact about the tour operator is its founder had Canadian roots, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. “Jack Collette was Canadian, from the Eastern Townships near... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Exceeding Expectations

UNWTO Reports Strong Growth In International Tourist Arrivals

Exceeding Expectations The UNWTO reports that international tourist arrivals grew by 6% in the first four months of 2018 – compared to the same period last year – and that not only continued the strong 2017 trend, but exceeded its forecast for 2018. Growth was led by Asia and the Pacific (up 8%) and Europe (up... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

A Disappointing Decision

ACTE Global Comments On Trump Versus Hawaii Decision

A Disappointing Decision Following the Supreme Court decision in Trump v. Hawaii that upheld the administration'’s travel ban restricting visitors from select countries from entering the United States. ACTE executive director, Greeley Koch commented that: “This is a disappointing decision on the part of the... more ›
Posted in News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

It’s Broken, So Fix It

New Study Confirms NACC's View That User-Pay Model Hurts Consumers

It’s Broken, So Fix It Following the release of the Montreal Economic Institute's “Air Transport: High Taxes and Fees Penalize Travellers” on June 21, the president and CEO of the National Airlines Council of Canada (NACC), Massimo Bergamini said the study “confirms what we have been saying for years and what... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

IATA Searching For Airport Capacity Solution

IATA Searching For Airport Capacity Solution For the past four decades the Worldwide Slot Guidelines (WSG) system has been used to allocate capacity at airports that are at or near capacity, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Each year, some 1.5 billion passengers fly from 195... more ›
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