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Always Put Your Best Foot Forward

Women in Travel Featuring Maureen Barnes-Smith

Always Put Your Best Foot Forward Running a travel-centric sales office in the middle of a global pandemic is not an easy feat. Over the past year and counting, Maureen Barnes-Smith says Unique Vacations Inc. shifted strategies to keep Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts at the forefront. “For us it was just a matter of... more ›
Posted in Canada, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tour Operators, Women in travel

Jamaica Tourist Board Establishes Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Opens Nominations

New Biennial Award Recognizes Community Leaders Who Elevate Destination Jamaica

Jamaica Tourist Board Establishes Edith Baxter Memorial Award And Opens Nominations Today, the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is honoured to announce the launch of a new commemorative award program established in memory of Edith Baxter, a long-time Canadian publishing icon who passed away in late 2020. Founded in partnership with the Baxter family, the Edith Baxter Memorial... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Women in travel

Budget 2021: Industry Welcomes Support But More Will Be Needed

ACTA, NACC, TIAC, Restaurants Canada React

Budget 2021: Industry Welcomes Support But More Will Be Needed For the travel trade, let’s call the first federal budget in two years a further reprieve. The industry asked for the extension of a number of key support programs like the wage and rent subsidy and the lockdown support programs and all of them are being extended until Sept. 25,... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Canada, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Women in travel

Spotlight On Women In Travel

TL Network’s James Joins Internova Travel Group’s Virtual Event

Spotlight On Women In Travel Christine James, Vice President of TL Network Canada was a featured speaker during Internova Travel Group’s special virtual celebration held last week to spotlight women in travel. The event was produced in honour of Women’s History Month to explore the history of women in travel, hear... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Women in travel

Making Travel Matter With Insight Vacations

A Q&A With CEO Ulla Hefel Böhler

Making Travel Matter With Insight Vacations In celebration of International Women’s Day, Insight Vacations announced a new 13-day premium guided journey, Venice & The Croatian Coast, A Women’s-Only Tour as part of its Wander Women series of journeys created for women, by women. “Women are often the decision-makers when it... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Motor Coach, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

NCL Marks IWD 2021 With Month-Long Program

NCL Marks IWD 2021 With Month-Long Program To mark the 110th anniversary of International Women’s Day, Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a month-long effort encouraging team members to “Step Up, Speak Up, Stand Up, and Never, Ever Give Up.” The message of empowerment comes at a time when the NCL is poised to cross the one-year... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Events, News, Women in travel

CHTA Celebrates Women And Their Fight Against COVID-19

CHTA Celebrates Women And Their Fight Against COVID-19 The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) is celebrating women on International Women’s Day (IWD) for their “tremendous efforts” in helping the region's countries and territories combat and recover from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis. Vanessa Ledesma,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Women in travel

Air Canada Salutes Women On IWD 2021

Meet The Winners Of The 2021 Captain Judy Cameron ScholarshipIn In New Video

Air Canada Salutes Women On IWD 2021 Air Canada is marking International Women's Day 2021 by celebrating the contributions and achievements of its women employees. Four Air Canada women in non-traditional aviation careers share how they pivoted, then navigated with flexibility and resilience the ever-changing events related to... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Events, News, Women in travel

TPI Salutes The Women Of Travel

TPI Salutes The Women Of Travel TPI will be showcasing the stories of incredible icons of the travel industry to its members to celebrate International Women’s Day today and, to celebrate Women’s History Month which takes place in March. Zeina Gedeon, president and CEO of TPI, said that: “The theme of this year... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Travel Agents, Women in travel

Saint Lucia Pays Tribute To Inspiring Women

Saint Lucia Pays Tribute To Inspiring Women Noting that it is the only sovereign nation in the world to be named after a woman, Saint Lucia is moving the needle forward and celebrating International Women’s Day today (March 8), and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is amplifying the “She is Saint Lucia” campaign with an... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Women in travel
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