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CLIA Tracks 2019 Trends In New Report

CLIA Tracks 2019 Trends In New Report CLIA has released its 2019 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report predicting the top trends in cruise travel. Through industry research, travel insights, and taking the pulse of travel agents, CLIA foresees social media and restorative travel as top cruise travel trends in the coming... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Women In Travel – Focus On The Future

Seven Big Disruptors For 2019

Women In Travel – Focus On The Future Over the past year, Canadian Travel Press' Women In Travel series has featured some remarkable individuals who impact the industry, both in Canada and around the world. In the first of a two-part end-of-the-year roundup article, some of the experts previously profiled in the section reveal what... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Trends & Research, Women in travel

EXCLUSIVE: Forecast 2019

Are You Ready For The Next Disruptor

EXCLUSIVE: Forecast 2019 Is the glass half full or half empty? That's a question I've been asking for a while now, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in Canadian Travel Press' special Forecast 2019 issue. By all accounts, 2018 has been a good year for the Canadian travel industry, not to mention for the global... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Bleisure Is Booming

Expedia Group Media Solutions Study Tracks Growing Trend

Bleisure Is Booming The number of people seeking to use their business trips as the starting point for a holiday extension is rapidly growing in number, says a new study by Expedia Group Media Solutions. These so-called “bleisure” travellers have increased in number by nearly 40% since a 2016 study, when... more ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Technology, Trends & Research

LH Committed To Connecting Agents To The Future

LH Committed To Connecting Agents To The Future Canada, travel agents and a whole lot more were topics of the first of a two-part conversation when Canadian Travel Press sat down with the Lufthansa Group's senior vice-president sales for Lufthansa Hub Airlines and chief commercial officer (CCO) Hub Frankfurt, Heike Birlenbach. “The... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

WTM Posts Visitor Increase In 2018

WTM Posts Visitor Increase In 2018 WTM London 2018 and its co-located sister event Travel Forward experienced a 6% increase in visitors fueled by an increase in senior travel and tourism industry professionals attending the event, according to unaudited figures. WTM London 2018 (including the new travel technology event... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Trends & Research

Travel Associations Could Do More

Travel Associations Could Do More Just over half a million captive wild animals globally are suffering to entertain tourists, including elephants, sloths, tigers and dolphins. Many animals are beaten, chained up, isolated and forced to perform tricks. These experiences often cause the animals pain and psychological trauma. Many... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Flying Solo

What's really on the itinerary?

Flying Solo This may come as a surprise – it appears our ambitions to travel don’t always match up with reality. After surveying 20,500 global travellers, recent research by Booking.com found that while the majority of people are keen to push their limits, experience new cultures and try local... more ›
Posted in News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Sabre acquiring Farelogix

Sabre acquiring Farelogix Sabre Corporation is acquiring Farelogix, saying that the acquisition will allow it to accelerate delivery of its end-to-end NDC-enabled retailing, distribution and fulfillment solutions. Based in Miami, Farelogix provides a suite of SaaS solutions that enables carriers to dynamically... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Trends & Research

IATA Calls For Spirit Of Change

IATA Calls For Spirit Of Change IATA is calling for a spirit of change from governments to capture the social and economic benefits of air connectivity, by enabling a more competitive air transport sector. Today 8.5 million flights touch Europe each year. That activity supports 12.2 million jobs and $823 billion of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research
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