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Sailing To Success With Ellen Bettridge

Just Ask, The Answer May Surprise You

Sailing To Success With Ellen Bettridge After the Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the UK issued a blanket statement in July advising against all cruising, Ellen Bettridge, the President & CEO of Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, penned 500 words about how river cruises shouldn’t be compared to ocean cruising and sent it off... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Women in travel

Let’s Get Uncomfortable About Racism

Tomorrow: Event Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada’s Travel Industry

Let’s Get Uncomfortable About Racism Canadian travel professionals are invited to join a virtual event -- “Let’s Get Uncomfortable: Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada’s Travel Industry” – set to take place tomorrow (July 7) from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. ET. With conversations about systemic, anti-Black racism... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Events, Hotels, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents, Women in travel

A Magic Mix

A Life Of Adventure Exploring The Collective Energy Of Travel

A Magic Mix From bringing the first group of travellers to HMS Erebus — a shipwreck discovered west of O'Reilly Island in Nunavut from the Franklin Expedition of 1845, which remained clouted in mystery for 170 years — to working alongside the likes of Robert Bateman, Doris McCarthy and Margaret Atwood,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Women in travel

TIAC Looking To Find The Balance

TravelWebcast Session Focuses On Hopes For Canadian Travel

TIAC Looking To Find The Balance The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) is eager to have a "dialogue" with the federal government about the possible reopening of this country's border to international travellers, a development that would be a huge boost to a tourism industry that's been struggling in an... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Get To Know Celine Cousteau

Get To Know Celine Cousteau The humanitarian, filmmaker, adventurer, environmentalist and TreadRight’s ‘Planet’ Ambassador talks to Travel Courier about the value of travel agents, not having a bucket list, coping during the pandemic and carrying on her family’s legacy of conservation and sustainability... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Women in travel

Stranger Than Fiction

Patricia Schultz On A Life Of Travel

Stranger Than Fiction Veteran travel journalist and author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers 1,000 Places to See Before You Die and 1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die talks about going from frequent flyer to making the most of the imposed time in her NYC apartment — like... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Women in travel

Insight Looks Ahead To 2021 With Wander Women Journeys

Insight Looks Ahead To 2021 With Wander Women Journeys Coinciding with International Women’s Day, Insight Vacations announced the launch of its new Wander Women program dedicated to female travellers, writes managing editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's issue of Travel Courier. The inaugural itinerary, Inspirational India, A Wander Women... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tour Operators, Women in travel

Women Take To The Skies With WestJet

Women Take To The Skies With WestJet WestJet has unveiled its WestJet Women In Aviation: Committed to Change video in support of National Women in Aviation Week and International Women's Day, emphasizing the need to increase the numbers of women who have careers in aviation. Ed Sims, WestJet president and CEO, observed: “We... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, News, Women in travel

Meeting The Challenges

Christine James Considers 20 Years Of Change In Retail Travel

Meeting The Challenges After two decades as a leading light in the Canadian travel industry, Christine James of the Travel Leaders Network has seen some major evolutionary changes in the world of travel retailing. And she has been a significant participant in the movement of stand-alone agencies toward the umbrella... more ›
Posted in News, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Breaking The Invisible Ceiling

IATA On Course To Bridge The Gender Gap

Breaking The Invisible Ceiling IATA has launched a new initiative designed to result in more women piloting airplanes, more men serving in the passenger cabin and more women making key decisions at the executive level, reports Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Dubbed... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Trends & Research, Women in travel
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