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Europe Tourism Remains Resilient

Europe Tourism Remains Resilient 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 ›
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Bob Family Travel Offers Help To Ukraine

Agency, TravelOnly, Uniworld Team Up On Humanitarian Initiative

Bob Family Travel Offers Help To Ukraine 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 ›
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UNWTO Members Vote To Suspend Russian Federation

UNWTO Members Vote To Suspend Russian Federation 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 ›
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WestJet, FlightHub Team Up To Support GlobalMedic

WestJet, FlightHub Team Up To Support GlobalMedic 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 ›
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Air Canada Is Ready To Help

Carrier Donates Aeroplan Points To Bring Ukrainians To Canada

Air Canada Is Ready To Help 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 ›
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Industry Unites To Support Ukraine

Industry Unites To Support Ukraine According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism businesses have come together to support Ukraine with millions of hotel rooms for refugees escaping the conflict. WTTC members such as Accor, Airbnb, Carnival Corporation, the European Travel Commission, Expedia, Hilton,... more ›
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Holland America Steps Up To Help Ukrainian Refugees

Holland America Steps Up To Help Ukrainian Refugees Holland America Line's Volendam will be used to accommodate Ukrainian refugees as part of an agreement announced by Netherlands and City of Rotterdam government officials. The ship will dock in Rotterdam for three months to provide a temporary home for approximately 1,500 Ukrainians, part... more ›
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A Helping Hand For Ukraine

A Helping Hand For Ukraine Toronto's The Bob Family Travel Team at Travelonly has become the latest travel industry firm to lend a financial helping hand to Ukrainians fleeing their homeland. The agency is sending almost 100 clients, friends and 15 travel agents from Travelonly to Eastern Europe in May, with some of... more ›
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Strong Start For Tourism In 2022

But War In Ukraine Poses New Challenges

Strong Start For Tourism In 2022 The UNWTO reports that international tourism continued its recovery in January 2022, with a much better performance compared to the weak start to 2021. However, the Russian invasion of Ukraine adds pressure to existing economic uncertainties, coupled with many COVID-related travel restrictions... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, Ukraine Russia

AmaWaterways Offers Help To Ukraine Refugees

AmaWaterways Offers Help To Ukraine Refugees AmaWaterways is setting a course to provide help to refugees from Ukraine. The war in Ukraine has resulted in a worldwide call to support humanitarian efforts for the women and children that have fled their homes seeking safe refuge in other countries. Believing that it was important to... more ›
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