Agents' Choice 2020

Trends & Research

Amazing Day Of Perfection

IMPACT Conference Galvanizes Attendees With Good News, Bad News

Amazing Day Of Perfection A satisfying day of inspirational nature-born, sustainable tourism experiences was followed by a more sobering barrage of news about the manmade climate emergency, at this year's IMPACT Sustainability Travel and Tourism conference in Victoria, reports Press Today's western editor, Ted... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research

Agencies Moving From Commodity To Value Selling

Agencies Moving From Commodity To Value Selling The world of airline retailing is changing and the transformation the industry is going through in distribution and finance is being impacted by broader long-term global trends, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press. And, according to Yanik Hoyles,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Skyscanner Tracks The Trends

Skyscanner Tracks The Trends So where are Canadians headed in 2020? Well, Skyscanner has pulled together traveller data to determine what's driving a global sense of adventure and how Canadians will be travelling in 202 Will travel for food: 2020 travel trends include local gastronomy, micro escapes? According to the... more ›
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Optimistic Outlook For 2020

ForwardKeys Reports International Aviation Growth Slowed To 4.5% In 2019

Optimistic Outlook For 2020 According to ForwardKeys, growth in international air travel – as measured by passenger journeys – grew by 4.5% in 2019. That's ahead of global economic growth, but it is significantly slower growth than last year, 6.0%; and it is slower than the trend over the last decade, which... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research

Breaking The Invisible Ceiling

IATA On Course To Bridge The Gender Gap

Breaking The Invisible Ceiling IATA has launched a new initiative designed to result in more women piloting airplanes, more men serving in the passenger cabin and more women making key decisions at the executive level, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Dubbed... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Canada Sizzles For Cuba In 2019

Canada Sizzles For Cuba In 2019 The Cuba Tourist Board reports that Canadian visitors to Cuba have surpassed last year’s arrival numbers. In December, Cuba announced that it had officially welcomed over a million Canadian visitors through the 2019 travel season, which it has now exceeded by 112,144. Lessner Gomez,... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Welcome To 2020

CHTA President Has A Message For The New Year

Welcome To 2020 In a message to the travel industry, the president of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), Patricia Affonso-Dass writes: “I especially love the turn of year as it provides a wonderful opportunity not just to look back and take stock of the year that has passed, but more... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Sustainable Tourism Offers Opportunity

Sustainable Tourism Offers Opportunity The European tourism sector continues to register growth in the number of international tourist arrivals largely due to the presence of plenty of business and leisure opportunities. However, the looming ‘no deal’ Brexit and a sluggish global economy cannot be discounted and the real... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

The Way Forward

A Look At LGBT Travel In The 2020s

The Way Forward WTM London celebrated its 40th anniversary in November and for the 16th consecutive year, specialist-consulting firm Out Now delivered expert insights on the LGBT travel market. Out Now presentations to advance delegates’ showcased and explained important data and innovations for the... more ›
Posted in Events, LGBT Travel, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Travelport Tracks the Trends of 2020

Travelport Tracks the Trends of 2020 Travelport has unveiled ing the 2020 Trends that will shape travel experiences as we start the next decade. Through independent research with thousands of global travellers, hundreds of travel professionals and interviews with leaders of some of the world’s biggest travel brands, Travelport... more ›
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