The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has launched a new global committee -- the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Committee.
Comprised of global members, the new committee will strive to bring to light many of the issues facing travelers and coworkers in the workplace, whilst... more ›
After more than 40 years with the Israel Ministry of Tourism, Ellen Melman is leaving IMOT on Jan. 7, 2021.
In a message to the industry, Gal Hana, Consul Tourism and Director Canada for IMOT, writes that: “Our dear friend & colleague will be leaving Israel Ministry of Tourism –... more ›
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new high-level guidelines for inclusion and diversity in the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support businesses of all sizes and provide an inclusive work environment for all employees.
Research has shown... more ›
Some Insights From FCM On 2020
While 2020 presented some extraordinary challenges for the travel industry, FCM Travel Solutions has responded by innovating and adapting, allowing the company to close the year with several significant improvements.
From new business wins to technology innovations, from more flexible... more ›
'Words Cannot Express Our Collective Grief'
In a letter to all members of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC), the association’s Board Chair, Dave McKenna informed members of the passing of TIAC’s president and CEO, Charlotte Bell.
“As Chair of TIAC, I am saddened to inform you that our President... more ›
Travel Agency Releases Cookbook To Raise Funds For Wounded Warriors Canada
The pandemic hit Lindsay Schile particularly hard. But after months of tears, the Manager and Groups Coordinator for Vacations For Heroes, a division of Chilliwack-based travel agency CM Travel Ltd., was struck with inspiration to launch a cookbook in support of her clients.
“I had a good... more ›
Edith Baxter In Her Own Words
In 2013, Baxter Media published Voices of Travel: Stories from the pages of Canadian Travel Press to mark the magazine’s 45th anniversary.
More than 40 icons of Canada’s travel industry offered their reflections and observations.
One of the many highlights of the first book to trace... more ›
Canadian Travel Press’ Editor-In-Chief And Baxter Media's Co-Founder Was Truly An Industry Icon
Baxter Media management and staff is deeply saddened to report the passing of its one and only, Editor-In-Chief, Edith Baxter.
Edith passed peacefully at her home in Toronto, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.
For over 50 years, Mrs. B – as she was known throughout the... more ›
Just Ask, The Answer May Surprise You
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 ›
Tomorrow: Event Confronting Anti-Black Racism in Canada’s Travel Industry
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 ›
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