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OECD Ministers Launch International Travel Initiative

The WTTC Welcomed The New Initiative

OECD Ministers Launch International Travel Initiative Ministers of the Organization for Cooperation & Development (OECD) have endorsed a new initiative to promote safe international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic at the OECD’s annual Ministerial meeting in Paris. That initiative involves a safe travel blueprint and a temporary... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Trends & Research

Travel Advisors Share Helpful Tips And Advice

Travel Advisors Share Helpful Tips And Advice Without a doubt, the pandemic has taken a toll on the travel industry. According to ACTA, over 800 storefront agencies across Canada are now permanently closed. As agents continue to see a revenue decline of 95%, more than 90% of travel agents are still on CRB or EI. While the industry... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

It’s Happening

ForwardKeys Numbers Show Vaccine Trips A Trend

It’s Happening According to research from ForwardKeys people are travelling to the United States to receive a vaccination against COVID-19. ForwardKeys says that the trend is most pronounced in travel from Peru, and other parts of Latin America, especially to Arizona, Florida and Texas. Up to May 18,... more ›
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Competitiveness at Risk

New Whitepaper Takes Deep Dive On Needs Of Canadian Air Transportation

Competitiveness at Risk Aviation and business leaders are making it clear that without a strong federal commitment to a comprehensive aviation recovery plan, both the air sector and Canada’s overall competitiveness face considerable risk. During a late May forum that looked at post-COVID air connectivity and... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Events, News, Trends & Research

Wiped Out

WTTC Research Reveals COVID-19’s Impact On Caribbean Tourism

Wiped Out In its annual Economic Impact Report (EIR), the World Travel & Tourism Council reveals the dramatic impact COVID-19 has had on the Caribbean’s travel and tourism sector, wiping out $33.9 billion from the region’s economy. The newly released report shows that in the Caribbean,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Recovery, Rebuilding On The Agenda For Britain

Recovery, Rebuilding On The Agenda For Britain To mark English Tourism Week, VisitBritain/VisitEngland hosted its annual review event in London this week, setting out its priorities to support the sector in its recovery and rebuilding. During the ‘hybrid’ virtual and in-person event, VisitBritain’s outlined its latest forecasts... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

When Borders Reopen, Good Things Will Follow

When Borders Reopen, Good Things Will Follow If you were wondering what the long-term holds for air transportation, a new forecast released by IATA and Tourism Economics demonstrates that post-COVID-19, people will be eager to travel in both the short-term and the long-term. In unveiling the details, IATA points out that in order to... more ›
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ACTA Wants Everyone To Get Involved In Operation Survival

ACTA Wants Everyone To Get Involved In Operation Survival Over 800 storefront agencies across Canada are now closed permanently. Most travel agencies and travel agents continue to see a revenue decline of 95%.  And more than 90% of travel agents are still on CRB or EI. In this environment, ACTA is launching Operation Survival and asking... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

The Future Is Changing For Corporate Events

The Future Is Changing For Corporate Events The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has released the findings from a study into organizations corporate meetings and events strategy as a result of the pandemic. The study -- made possible by Cvent -- examines how US and Canada-based travel meetings and events planners are managing... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Hong Kong Preparing To Step Up Promotions

Hong Kong Preparing To Step Up Promotions Hong Kong is preparing to step up its promotions, with plans to launch a new round of the Hong Kong Neighbourhoods campaign and it’s hopeful that it can relaunch mega-events in physical formats to prepare for tourism’s recovery. That was just some of the news that came out of the Hong... more ›
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