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Exclusive: Forecast 2020

Industry Insiders Track The Trends You Need To Watch

Exclusive: Forecast 2020 So what's next? That's essentially the question that every end-of-the-year forecast is asking. It's a question that can be phrased in many different ways and by doing so, elicit many different answers. This year, Canadian Travel Press kept it simple, asking close to a dozen industry experts... more ›
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IATA Reports ‘Modest’ Slowdown

IATA Reports ‘Modest’ Slowdown IATA reports that while global passenger traffic date for October 2019 showed a 3.4% rise in demand compared to a year ago, it was a “modest” slowdown from the 3.9% growth recorded in September. The airline industry association says that this is the result of softer traffic performance... more ›
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UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions

UNWTO Takes Aim At Industry Emissions According to a new report from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF), transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3% of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5% in 2016. At the same time, as tourist numbers rise and... more ›
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Join The Movement With G Adventures

Join The Movement With G Adventures G Adventures is calling on its travel industry partners to join forces in the movement to reduce the use of single-use plastics in tourism. Starting with the simple step of asking all suppliers for their support to provide alternative solutions, G Adventures hopes to provide clean drinking... more ›
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Cayman Island Numbers Continue To Rise

Cayman Island Numbers Continue To Rise Business is brisk in the Cayman Islands. The tourist board reports that stayover visitation continued to rise in October with arrivals of 23,798 persons, a 5.76% increase, or 1,297 more visitors than October 2018. For the period January through October 2019, the destination welcomed... more ›
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Tourism Is Big Business For Toronto

New Analysis Finds Visitor Economy Generates $10.3 billion In Economic Impact

Tourism Is Big Business For Toronto Not to put too fine a point on it, Toronto’s visitor economy is a vital catalyst for the city and regional economy, according to new data prepared for Tourism Toronto and the Toronto Region Board of Trade. The analysis in, Toronto’s Visitor Economy: An Economic Catalyst for the City and the... more ›
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Major Growth For Medical Tourism – WTTC

Major Growth For Medical Tourism – WTTC The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, has released its latest piece of major research, which reveals the staggering growth of global medical tourism, with the US leading the way in terms of both inbound and outbound... more ›
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ACTA Tracks The Trends At Summit

ACTA Tracks The Trends At Summit ACTA welcomed about 100 of its members to Toronto's St. Regis Hotel for its day-long Travel Industry Leadership Summit. Along with updating those attending on ACTA's activities and priorities the event featured keynote addresses by association president, Wendy Paradis; disruption strategist,... more ›
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Welcome To The Bahamas

Thank You For Not Cancelling

Welcome To The Bahamas A mere two months after hurricane Dorian devastated Grand Bahama Island and the Abacos, causing dire collateral damage to the nation’s number-one industry, tourism to the Bahamas was at 80% of pre-storm numbers, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel... more ›
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ETC Continues To See The Positives

ETC Continues To See The Positives In its latest quarterly report -- European Tourism --Trends & Prospects” -- for Q3 2019, the European Travel Commission's (ETC) reports demand for Europe remains in positive territory, albeit with a slower expansion rate compared to the last two years. That report notes as well that... more ›
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