China, Germany Hold On To Second And Third Spots
In its latest Economic Trends Report, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals that the U.S. remains the world’s biggest and most powerful travel and tourism market.
Its top ranking was reaffirmed, despite suffering long and damaging travel restrictions which did little to... more ›
IATA reports that passenger data indicates that the recovery in air travel continued to be strong in July.
The global airline industry association noted that it has returned to year-on-year traffic comparisons, instead of comparisons with the 2019 period, unless otherwise noted. Owing to the... more ›
Over 60 travel trade and industry suppliers are set to show buyers from North America why Britain is the must-go-now destination as VisitBritain’s Destination Britain North America event returns, Sept. 8 to 10, 2022.
Taking place in Washington, D.C. this week, the three-day trade fair... more ›
It's unlikely that ArriveCAN will get the axe anytime soon.
TIAC's Marc Seguin told a Thursday (Sept. 1) TIAC webinar that cautious government officials are currently wary of doing away with ArriveCAN over fears that there will be yet another COVID wave.
ArriveCAN has been blamed by many... more ›
Expedia Group Digs Into The Data
“Canadians continue to love their domestic vacations, but it’s true that in 2022 we’re seeing a break from this pandemic-era norm. For outbound Canadian travellers, the data shows a trend towards international trips,” observed Expedia Group’s VP, Global Air Partnerships, Julie Kyse.... more ›
Puerto Rico is continuing to register remarkable results, with its accommodations industry generating US$1 billion during the first seven months of 2022.
The industry achieved this milestone three months earlier than in 2021, a year that ended with about $1.3 billion in accommodations... more ›
Destination Canada Releases Quarterly Tourism Snapshot
Destination Canada released its Quarterly Tourism Snapshot -- which provides an ongoing monitor of the performance of Canada’s tourism sector – and it found that Canada’s tourism industry is showing strong signs of recovery in the second quarter.
Some of the key findings of the report... more ›
Statistics Canada reports that in June 2022, the number of international arrivals to Canada continued to increase, but still remained less than 2019 levels, before the pandemic.
Residents of overseas countries made over 13 times more trips to Canada in June 2022 compared with the same... more ›
Federal Government Offers Update On Wait Times, Delays At Canadian Airports
The latest government and industry actions; continued action to advance the rights of travellers; collaborating with partners to find solutions; increasing staffing for security screening; and ArriveCAN were all covered in a recent update on action and progress made on reducing traveller wait... more ›
Redtag.ca Says Travel Is Back And Canadians Are Booking
There’s no doubt that travel is back and redtag.ca is ready to handle “the promising numbers that have emerged for travel over the past six months,” as Canadian travellers make it clear that they’re ready to see the world and they’re booking higher-end experiences to do it.
With... more ›