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Iberostar Raises The Bar In Cuba

Iberostar Raises The Bar In Cuba Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is upping its game in Cuba. Not only has the company, which has a portfolio of more than 120 four-and-five star hotels in 18 countries across three continents, significantly increased the number of properties and hotel rooms in the Caribbean destination, but it's... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along

Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along CLIA has released its latest global cruise passenger statistics which reinforce the fact that cruising continues to play a significant role in international tourism. Around the world cruising grew by almost 7% from 2017 to 2018 – for a total of 28.5 million – and research also shows... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More

Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More Home to rodeo and the Stockyards National Historic District, as well as the world's largest honky-tonk, travellers can certainly get their cowboy on when visiting Fort Worth, writes assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. In the late 19th century, Fort... more ›
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Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus

Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus While the roots of the Bauhaus movement stem from Weimar, Germany, its influence has shaped many cities around the world — even in Canada. In Toronto yesterday (April 11) to highlight the Centenary of the Bauhaus along with the German National Tourist Office, Judith König of the Investment... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Holiday Optimism In BC

Solid Prospects Offered At Annual Industry Conference

Holiday Optimism In BC The hard lessons of overtourism experienced by destinations around the world found their way into the agenda of the recent BC Tourism Industry Conference, as stakeholders sought future directions for their businesses, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing

GlobalData, Intrepid Offer Insights Into Carrier's Shutdown

Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing In the wake of WOW AIR's shutdown, GlobalData says that the Iceland-based, ultra low cost carrier is just the latest addition to the long list of recent airline closures that come as the result of high fuel prices and overcapacity. The data and analytics company's associate travel and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

Luxury A Gold Mine For Retailers, Virtuoso Says

Luxury A Gold Mine For Retailers, Virtuoso Says Travel retailers who specialize in luxury and specialty niche travel products continue to defy trends that indicate agents are in decline, says a report by the worldwide Virtuoso network. Virtuoso has set a record for growth in the number of travel agents, called travel advisors in the... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

IATA Intent On Unlocking Security Solutions

IATA Intent On Unlocking Security Solutions “Does it make sense that our most trusted employees and people with high-level security clearances are screened in the same way as our least-known passengers?” That was just one question IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac put to aviation security experts at the organization’s recent... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019

Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019 Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel and tourism in Canada and around the world. They are movers and shakers, who have taken risks and found their own path to success. Since March 2017, Canadian Travel Press has been telling their remarkable stories... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Cruise, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Making Travel Matter

Empowering Women Through Travel And Tourism

Making Travel Matter The TreadRight Foundation has unveiled a new study, released ahead of International Women's Day, that explores the potential power the travel and tourism industry can have to help forge a positive and empowered future for women in the developing world. The artisan industry, which includes... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Trends & Research, Women in travel
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