The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reports that the appetite for international travel is now at its highest point since the start of the pandemic. The good news arrived as the WTTC opened its 22nd Global Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
According to the survey of more than... more ›
Challenges Remain, But The Future Looks Bright For TL Network
As TL Network’s vice-president Canada, Christine James tells it while the group certainly anticipated ‘significant growth’ in 2022 over 2021, “we certainly did not expect to see sales exceed 2019 levels.”
However, in a conversation with Canadian Travel Press, James noted that... more ›
UNWTO Reports Tourism On Track To Reach 65% Of Pre-Pandemic Levels
In its latest World Tourism Barometer, the UNWTO is reporting that international tourism is on track to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022 as the sector continues to bounce back from the pandemic.
The Barometer reveals that an estimated 700 million tourists travelled... more ›
Full Recovery For Canada’s Tourism Industry As Early as 2024
Destination Canada has released its Fall Tourism Outlook which forecasts that despite ongoing challenges, the recovery trajectory for Canada’s tourism sector is strengthening, bolstered by the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions and resilience in travel demand.
The Outlook indicates that... more ›
Expedia Group Research Tracks 2023 Trends In Canada
If you’re wondering about the trends in travel in 2023, then the Expedia Group’s 2023 Traveler Value Index may hold some answers, including the fact that Canadians are the most likely to travel internationally in the next 12 months.
For the first time, Expedia Group is unveiling a... more ›
Los Cabos Tourism Board is reporting an unprecedented growth in tourism arrivals, with more than 3.3 million visitors expected by the end of 2022 – that’s a more than 20% projected growth when compared to 2021 and a 32% compounded growth over the last five years with 800 thousand more... more ›
Jamaica’s Minister Of Tourism Meeting With Travel Partners, Investors In Canada
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett and a team of senior tourism officials are meeting with travel partners and investors in Canada -- Jamaica’s second largest visitor market -- in an effort to increase arrivals to the destination and foster further investment in the tourism... more ›
American Queen Voyages’ (AQV) new president, Cindy D’Aoust is leaning into four decades of travel industry experience as she begins her tenure at the helm of the cruise line.
With a holistic leadership style, D’Aoust’s immediate priorities are to build upon the strong foundation of... more ›
IATA Urges Asia-Pacific Region To Prepare For Surge In Travel
IATA is urging the Asia-Pacific region to prepare for the anticipated surge in traffic and provide policy support for the industry’s decarbonization efforts, as the region moves forward from COVID-19.
Conrad Clifford, IATA’s Senior Vice President and Deputy Director General, said that:... more ›
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has called for a new tourism investment thrust to recover from the fallout of the global pandemic.
Bartlett’s call comes against the fact that prior to the pandemic outbreak in 2019, tourism accounted for 10% of global GDP, provided 11%... more ›