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Canadians Are Ready To Explore

Two Thirds Of Canadians Feel More Hopeful About Travelling In 2021

Canadians Are Ready To Explore 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 ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Trends & Research

The Safe Options

RVing, Camping Viewed As ‘Not Risky’ Travel Activities In New Survey

The Safe Options 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 ›
Posted in Canada, Car Rental, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Take Five, Help ACTA’s Lobbying Effort

Take Five, Help ACTA’s Lobbying Effort 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Negative Passenger Demand Continues

Negative Passenger Demand Continues 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Time To Pay The Bill

Restaurants Canada, ORHMA Call For Action

Time To Pay The Bill 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Cautious Optimism

Tracking Study Finds More Travellers Have Plans

Cautious Optimism 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Trends & Research

Back To The Beginning

Optimism Among Travellers Back At Pre-Pandemic Levels

Back To The Beginning 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Florida, Hawaii, News, Trends & Research

Fundamental Changes In The Air

Airlines Will Be Doing Business Differently

Fundamental Changes In The Air 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 ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Operate With Caution

A ‘Wrong Move’ Could Damage Traveller Confidence

Operate With Caution 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Trends & Research

Not A Pretty Picture

Arrivals Plummet As UNWTO Calls For Stronger Coordination By Governments

Not A Pretty Picture 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 ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research