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Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More

Fort Worth: Cowboy Cool And Lots More Home to rodeo and the Stockyards National Historic District, as well as the world's largest honky-tonk, travellers can certainly get their cowboy on when visiting Fort Worth, writes assistant editor, Greg Coates in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. In the late 19th century, Fort... more ›
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Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus

Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus While the roots of the Bauhaus movement stem from Weimar, Germany, its influence has shaped many cities around the world — even in Canada. In Toronto yesterday (April 11) to highlight the Centenary of the Bauhaus along with the German National Tourist Office, Judith König of the Investment... more ›
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Holiday Optimism In BC

Solid Prospects Offered At Annual Industry Conference

Holiday Optimism In BC The hard lessons of overtourism experienced by destinations around the world found their way into the agenda of the recent BC Tourism Industry Conference, as stakeholders sought future directions for their businesses, reports western editor, Ted Davis in this week's digital edition of Canadian... more ›
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Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing

GlobalData, Intrepid Offer Insights Into Carrier's Shutdown

Industry Reacts To WOW Air Closing In the wake of WOW AIR's shutdown, GlobalData says that the Iceland-based, ultra low cost carrier is just the latest addition to the long list of recent airline closures that come as the result of high fuel prices and overcapacity. The data and analytics company's associate travel and... more ›
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Luxury A Gold Mine For Retailers, Virtuoso Says

Luxury A Gold Mine For Retailers, Virtuoso Says Travel retailers who specialize in luxury and specialty niche travel products continue to defy trends that indicate agents are in decline, says a report by the worldwide Virtuoso network. Virtuoso has set a record for growth in the number of travel agents, called travel advisors in the... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

IATA Intent On Unlocking Security Solutions

IATA Intent On Unlocking Security Solutions “Does it make sense that our most trusted employees and people with high-level security clearances are screened in the same way as our least-known passengers?” That was just one question IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac put to aviation security experts at the organization’s recent... more ›
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Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019

Celebrating Women In Travel On IWD 2019 Their contributions have changed and continue to change the nature of travel and tourism in Canada and around the world. They are movers and shakers, who have taken risks and found their own path to success. Since March 2017, Canadian Travel Press has been telling their remarkable stories... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Cruise, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Making Travel Matter

Empowering Women Through Travel And Tourism

Making Travel Matter The TreadRight Foundation has unveiled a new study, released ahead of International Women's Day, that explores the potential power the travel and tourism industry can have to help forge a positive and empowered future for women in the developing world. The artisan industry, which includes... more ›
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US Still Number One: WTTC

US Still Number One: WTTC In newly released research, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) found that despite a standstill in international visitors from China, the United States has retained its status as the world's largest travel and tourism economy. The WTTC's research found that the United States... more ›
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Exclusive: Air Canada rouge Takes Flight

Value-based, Low Cost And A Whole Lot More

Exclusive: Air Canada rouge Takes Flight If you want to understand what Air Canada rouge is all about – including how it has changed in the six years since its launch – it would be well worth the time to corner the carrier's president, Duncan Bureau and have a chat. Off the top, Bureau will tell you that Air Canada rouge... more ›
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