Sandals Resorts Hailed As Good Corporate Citizens
Jamaica's minister of tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the tourism sector that are taking their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to new heights, ensuring that the positive impact of tourism is reaching all corners of... more ›
With destinations continuing to focus on increasing year-over-year visitor arrivals and agencies on increasing their bottom line, Travel Leaders Group CEO Ninan Chacko believes those in the travel industry can take a more active role on combatting overtourism.
“We’re a little bit drunk on... more ›
It’s not often that the needs of a large international conference and trade show, with delegates numbering nearly 600, can be accommodated in a town of just 75,000 souls in the northern English countryside, reports Western editor, Ted Davis in Canadian Travel Press this week.
But that’s... more ›
Sports Gambling Gets A Boost In Las Vegas
With recently liberalized federal laws for sports betting in the U.S., Las Vegas is gearing up for a new wave of gaming that may recall past glory days, when gambling ruled in the desert vacation mecca. While the changes have been applied across the nation, it is Las Vegas that stands to... more ›
Tourism is good for business and in 2018, it was certainly good for Los Angeles County's economic prosperity as visitors pumped an all-time high $23.9 billion directly into the L.A. economy, generating a record $36.6 billion in total economic impact.
A newly released economic impact report... more ›
IATA reports that March 2019 traffic results showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 3.1%, compared to the same month a year ago, which was the slowest pace for any month in nine years.
Those results are due largely to the timing of the Easter holiday,... more ›
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) reports that the area welcomed a record-breaking 16.5 million overnight visitors in 2018, up 3.5% compared to 2017, along with 6.8 million Day Trippers for a total visitor number of 23.3 million.
The record-breaking visitor volume... more ›
National Geographic, G Adventures Expand Partnership
National Geographic and G Adventures have officially launched their expanded partnership, National Geographic Family Journeys with G Adventures.
The new program of 12 trips is now on sale globally and features unique National Geographic-inspired experiences for children and adults to connect... more ›
There's no doubt about it.
Young Canadian travellers are more open than ever to travelling solo, whether that's due to the “live your best life” culture, complications in coordinating an entire group of friends between vacation days, budgets and bucket list wishes or the desire to fulfil... more ›
TIAC CEO Welcomes 2019 Ambassadors With Powerful Keynote Address
The 2019 BSAP Ambassadors have arrived.
A new generation was celebrated yesterday at the Fifth Annual Baxter Student Ambassador Awards luncheon at George Brown College's Chefs' House in Toronto and it featured the presentation of the 2019 Awards and a powerful keynote address by the Tourism... more ›