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Strategies For Success

Advisors Reveal How They're Revving Up For The Rebound

Strategies For Success Let’s talk about the F word. Often considered taboo for many travel advisors, agencies across the country implemented and changed up their fee structure as the pandemic took a hard toll on the industry. Like other service providers, Tara Sparshu, a professional travel consultant with... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Finder.com Tracks Canadians’ Short-Term Travel Plans  

Finder.com Tracks Canadians’ Short-Term Travel Plans   According to Finder’s Global Travel Index, just 16% of Canadians – or an estimated 5 million people -- plan to do any travelling in the short term. The index also reports that while more Canadians plan to travel domestically than they do internationally, the numbers remain somewhat flat... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Trends & Research

American Express GBT Agrees To Acquire Egencia

American Express GBT Agrees To Acquire Egencia American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has made a binding offer to acquire Egencia, Expedia Group’s corporate travel arm. As part of the transaction, Expedia Group would become a shareholder in, and enter a long-term strategic commercial agreement with, GBT. The deal would... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

U.S. Vaccine Skepticism Could Weigh On Recovery

U.S. Vaccine Skepticism Could Weigh On Recovery According to GlobalData, vaccine skepticism and COVID-19 concerns will continue to affect the US outbound travel recovery in 2021 and potentially in 2022, COVID-19 concerns are high in the US, with the data and analytics company’s Q1 2021 consumer survey reporting that 52% of US... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Trends & Research

Coming Out Of The Dark

TL Network Projecting Significant Resumption In Travel This Summer

Coming Out Of The Dark The TL Network believes that there's now light at what many in the travel industry likely have viewed as a discouragingly long tunnel for the tourism trade, and is crediting progress in vaccinating people against coronavirus for its increasingly upbeat outlook. “We're really starting to... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

TICO Encouraged By Data

New Research Helps To Better Understand Impact Of COVID-19

TICO Encouraged By Data TICO has collaborated with PMG Intelligence on a survey of Canadian travellers in order to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on travel consumers. Commenting on the new research, TICO president and CEO, Richard Smart pointed to the importance of using data to understand the needs of... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Loyalty Programs Could Be Key To Post-Pandemic Travel

Loyalty Programs Could Be Key To Post-Pandemic Travel Loyalty programs and increased collaboration will be key features of post-pandemic travel, says GlobalData According to GlobalData, price-conscious travellers may be lured by the reboot of loyalty programs across the tourism sector. The data and analytics company noted that various travel... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

A Year Of Challenges And Resilience

Intrepid Travel Releases Its Annual Report For 2020

A Year Of Challenges And Resilience Intrepid Travel released its 2020 integrated annual report, providing a transparent view of the challenges the business faced as a result of the global pandemic. Despite it being a year many travel businesses would rather forget, the company has remained committed to operating openly for... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Long-Haul Demand Stronger Than Expected

Long-Haul Demand Stronger Than Expected While conventional wisdom suggested that long-haul travel would be slower to recover due to travel restrictions, GlobalData reports that it appears that consumer confidence has not been deterred too drastically. The data and analytics firm reports that a recent survey revealed that 36% of... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

A Cry For Help

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada Close To Insolvency, Industry At Risk Of Collapse

A Cry For Help While the April 19 federal budget indicated that there were federal investments allocated for rebuilding and recovering the tourism industry as well as for Indigenous communities, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) says that “it remains unclear how the Indigenous tourism... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, West
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