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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 ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Trends & Research, Women in travel

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 ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

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 ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Exclusive: Canadian Agents Pick The World’s Top Beaches

Exclusive: Canadian Agents Pick The World’s Top Beaches As snow piles up across the country and temperatures continue to drop, many Canadians long for a hot beach escape. From remote stretches of sand in far-flung locales to the ever-popular Caribbean getaways, there are a bounty of spectacular places for travellers to soak up the sun, whether they... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research

Why Do Canadians Hate Winter?

Tripcentral.ca Has The Answers

Why Do Canadians Hate Winter? If you're wondering how bad winter weather, snowstorms, or extreme cold affect web-traffic, calls and bookings to sun destinations, well a survey of 2,000 Canadians – conducted by tripcentral.ca in mid-February – asked 20 probing questions about the most hated aspects of Canadian winters and... more ›
Posted in News, Trends & Research

Switzerland Reaches New Heights

Switzerland Reaches New Heights Switzerland has reached new peaks in popularity in Canada. According to tourism data from the Swiss Federal Office of Statistics, Canadian arrivals and overnights increased once more in 2018 compared to the previous year, concluding in another record year. The latest numbers show an... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Barbados Is The Place To Be

Barbados Is The Place To Be If you ask Barbados' Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds where travel agents fit in the island's plans, he'll answer succinctly: “Agents are important to us because agents influence the market.” In this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press, he... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Come What May, Ireland Is Ready For 2019

Come What May, Ireland Is Ready For 2019 There's no doubt that 2018 was a spectacular year for Irish tourism, the question is – with the March 29 deadline for a Brexit deal looming large – whether the destination can expect the same kind of head-turning results in 2019, writes executive editor, Bob Mowat in this week's issue of... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

ETC Reports Tourism Resilient In 2018

As Europe Prepares For Uncertainties Of 2019

ETC Reports Tourism Resilient In 2018 In its latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018,” the European Travel Commission (ETC) found that Europe remains the most visited region in the world, with a 6% upswing in international tourist arrivals in 2018 compared to the previous year. This growth continues... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research
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