CLIA has released its 2019 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report predicting the top trends in cruise travel.
Through industry research, travel insights, and taking the pulse of travel agents, CLIA foresees social media and restorative travel as top cruise travel trends in the coming... more ›
Seven Big Disruptors For 2019
Over the past year, Canadian Travel Press' Women In Travel series has featured some remarkable individuals who impact the industry, both in Canada and around the world. In the first of a two-part end-of-the-year roundup article, some of the experts previously profiled in the section reveal what... more ›
Are You Ready For The Next Disruptor
Is the glass half full or half empty?
That's a question I've been asking for a while now, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in Canadian Travel Press' special Forecast 2019 issue.
By all accounts, 2018 has been a good year for the Canadian travel industry, not to mention for the global... more ›
Expedia Group Media Solutions Study Tracks Growing Trend
The number of people seeking to use their business trips as the starting point for a holiday extension is rapidly growing in number, says a new study by Expedia Group Media Solutions.
These so-called “bleisure” travellers have increased in number by nearly 40% since a 2016 study, when... more ›
Canada, travel agents and a whole lot more were topics of the first of a two-part conversation when Canadian Travel Press sat down with the Lufthansa Group's senior vice-president sales for Lufthansa Hub Airlines and chief commercial officer (CCO) Hub Frankfurt, Heike Birlenbach.
“The... more ›
WTM London 2018 and its co-located sister event Travel Forward experienced a 6% increase in visitors fueled by an increase in senior travel and tourism industry professionals attending the event, according to unaudited figures.
WTM London 2018 (including the new travel technology event... more ›
Just over half a million captive wild animals globally are suffering to entertain tourists, including elephants, sloths, tigers and dolphins. Many animals are beaten, chained up, isolated and forced to perform tricks. These experiences often cause the animals pain and psychological trauma. Many... more ›
What's really on the itinerary?
This may come as a surprise – it appears our ambitions to travel don’t always match up with reality. After surveying 20,500 global travellers, recent research by Booking.com found that while the majority of people are keen to push their limits, experience new cultures and try local... more ›
Sabre Corporation is acquiring Farelogix, saying that the acquisition will allow it to accelerate delivery of its end-to-end NDC-enabled retailing, distribution and fulfillment solutions.
Based in Miami, Farelogix provides a suite of SaaS solutions that enables carriers to dynamically... more ›
IATA is calling for a spirit of change from governments to capture the social and economic benefits of air connectivity, by enabling a more competitive air transport sector.
Today 8.5 million flights touch Europe each year. That activity supports 12.2 million jobs and $823 billion of... more ›