‘With No End In Sight For The War, Our Solidarity Must Hold Firm’
Today marks a 'sad anniversary' and in a letter to the industry and to the world, the Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili writes:
“It has been one year since the Russian Federation chose to invade Ukraine, in a clear breach of the Charter of... more ›
Turkey, Middle East See Benefits As Rich Russians Continue To Holiday
One year on from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, ForwardKeys has analyzed the impact of the war on travel, uncovering a number of trends -- some expected and others surprising.
Predictably, sanctions and the ban on direct flights between Russia and most of the EU has dramatically reduced... more ›
Holland America Line’s Volendam departed Rotterdam this week after the completion of a charter with the city and the government of the Netherlands that began in April.
For the past six months, the ship has been home to families from Ukraine who fled the war there. Over the past several... more ›
Company Joins Air Transat To Fly Displaced Ukrainians To Canada
FlightHub Group has announced that it will be expanding its existing partnership with 4Ukraine.ca, joining forces with Air Transat to bring more displaced Ukrainians wishing to settle in Canada.
Initially, FlightHub announced a CA$100,000 commitment to 4Ukraine.ca on May 26, 2022,... more ›
Partnership Will Help Relocate Displaced Ukrainians Coming To Canada
Air Transat proudly is partnering with 4Ukraine.ca to help relocate Ukrainians displaced by war coming to Canada.
The carrier will be providing available seats to Ukrainian nationals on their flights operated from Paris and London mainly to Montréal or Toronto. 4Ukraine.ca will be covering... more ›
The European Travel Commission (ETC) is predicting that European tourism will demonstrate resilience despite risks on multiple fronts.
In the ETC’s latest ‘European Tourism Trends & Prospects’ quarterly – which
monitors the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as current... more ›
Agency, TravelOnly, Uniworld Team Up On Humanitarian Initiative
Michelle Palma, Executive Vice President North America for Uniworld Boutique Cruises and the President and CEO of Travelonly, Gregory Luciani were on hand at Toronto Pearson Airport this week to help kick off a three-week Eastern European Uniworld cruise adventure and support TravelOnly’s... more ›
The Russian Federation has been suspended from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), losing with immediate effect its rights and privileges as part of the United Nations specialized agency.
In the first extraordinary meeting of the UNWTO General Assembly, members debated the suspension of... more ›
WestJet is partnering with the FlightHub Group to assist in the transportation of GlobalMedic's field team members to and from areas impacted by the conflict in Ukraine.
Through coordinated collaboration, WestJet will provide flights to and from European gateways across its network, where... more ›
Carrier Donates Aeroplan Points To Bring Ukrainians To Canada
Air Canada is donating 100 million Aeroplan points to support the Canadian government's initiative to bring Ukrainians to Canada.
The points will contribute towards facilitating transportation and can be used on flights operated by Air Canada and its Star Alliance partners including... more ›