In a new poll, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), found that most GBTA members and stakeholders (79%) would be “very comfortable” or “comfortable” travelling for business after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination, and almost half support mandatory testing prior to travel to... more ›
Last year pushed the travel world to pivot to meet the needs of Canadians who have been yearning for safe and reliable vacations. 2020 was a challenging time for the travel industry, but also provided valuable insight into travel opportunities for the year ahead and beyond.
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ETC Report Shows Europeans Hoping To Travel This Summer
European travel sentiment continues to rise, with 54% of respondents to a recent survey indicating that they’re planning to travel within the next six months -- either domestically or to another European country.
The European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest report -- Monitoring... more ›
10 Trends Shaping The Future Of Travel
This week, Travel Courier caught up with a panel of industry experts to get a sense of what the future holds for travellers and the trade.
Topping the list is the fact that travel advisors will be key in the unfolding future that awaits the industry.
The value of using a travel advisor... more ›
Once travel restrictions are lifted in the United Kingdom and globally, Brits are planning to take to the road and North America is high on the list of destinations that they’re planning to head to, according to new research released by www.comparethemarket.com .
Along with looking a where... more ›
New IHG Hotels & Resorts Survey Provides Future Travel Insights
A new survey from IHG Hotels & Resorts reveals just how much people are longing for human connection; longing to be with their loved ones; and longing to make new memories.
IHG reports that close to 60% of survey respondents said they cancelled up to four trips (leisure and business)... more ›
Air Canada released its 2020 annual results, reporting total revenues of $5.833 billion in 2020 which is a decline of $13.298 billion or 70% from 2019.
The carrier reported 2020 negative EBITDA(1) (excluding special items) or (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization)... more ›
Europe Sees International Arrivals Decline By 70% In 2020
In releasing the latest edition of its quarterly European Tourism Trends & Prospects report, the European Travel Commission (ETC) makes it clear that as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, its widespread impact continues to weigh heavily on European destinations and the wider... more ›
In its latest tracking study of American travellers, Longwoods International found that 81% are planning to travel in the next six months – that’s an increase of 16 percentage points since mid-January and the highest level since the beginning of the pandemic last March.
Coupled with a... more ›
Constantly Changing Policies, Blanket Quarantines Causing Massive Losses
Pointing to new research, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says that ongoing restrictions to travel and blanket quarantines have seen the UK suffer greater GDP losses than many of its European counterparts which have less stringent barriers in place.
According to data from... more ›