Exodus Travels Survey Finds Travel Planning Gives People Hope
A new survey commissioned by Exodus Travels – and conducted by OnePoll – found that 70% of North Americans are coping with the pandemic by taking up hobbies that will enhance their future adventures.
Digging into the behaviors of 2,000 self-identified travellers who have been... more ›
Confidence Grows For A Return To Business Travel
In its 15th Coronavirus poll – the first released in 2021 – the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) found that over half of respondents expect most of their employees will return to the office by Q3, in line with a return to non-essential business travel and a growth in traveller... more ›
In its latest report, the European Travel Commission (ETC) reports that despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out.
The ETC – in Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European... more ›
Group Predicting Strong Summer Travel Season
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is forecasting that over 100 million jobs could return to the global travel and tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic.
Already a strong summer of travel is expected as the sector begins its road... more ›
The New Year ushered in many challenges, but opportunities are also emerging for travel advisors and tour operators alike
After a tumultuous start to the New Year, Travel Courier chats with the Association of Canadian Independent Travel Advisors (ACITA), TravelBrands and G Adventures about how they’re navigating past the challenges to take advantage of the opportunities that this year brings.
Although... more ›
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International reports that 50% of those travellers are planning to visit family and friends on their first trip in 2021. And the vast majority of them are planning to travel by car.
About a third of American travellers expect... more ›
Chris Thompson, President & CEO of Brand USA sits down with Canadian Travel Press this week and maps out the path the organization is following as it looks forward to welcoming Canadian travellers back to the U.S. once it is safe to do so.
At one point in the conversation, Thompson... more ›
IATA Reports November Passenger Demand Numbers
IATA reports that the recovery in passenger demand -- which had been slowing since the Northern hemisphere’s summer travel season -- came to a halt in November 2020.
The airline industry association notes that:
Total demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) was down... more ›
Outbound Canada has released its January to October 2020 update on total Canadian outbound travel.
The update reports that there were 136,000 trips recorded in October, a 94% decline compared to the same period in 2019. Total overnight outbound trips are down 69% compared to the first ten... more ›
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is spearheading a series of moves aimed at preserving the tourist infrastructure to prepare for the day after the pandemic.
As 2020 came to an end -- and with the pace of the vaccination campaign in Israel leading the world -- the Israel Ministry of Tourism has... more ›