Issue Date: Jan 20, 2020

Clear sailing ahead
The world of airline retailing is changing and the transformation the industry is going through in distribution and finance is being impacted by broader long-term global trends, writes Quebec editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's issue of Canadian Travel Press.. And, according to Yanik Hoyles, IATA’s director of industry distribution programs, as far as the travel agency sector is concerned it’s going to be a case of “if you engage me to sell your product you have to include me.”
 
Cruising making waves in 2020: CLIA

Cruising making waves in 2020: CLIA

CLIA has released its 2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report, showing that 32 million people are expected to set sail this year. According to the analysis, cruising sustained 1,177,000 jobs equalling US$50.24 billion in wages and salaries and US$150 billion total output worldwide in 2018.
In search of the future guest experience

In search of the future guest experience

MSC Cruises is setting a course to discover the Future of the Guest Experience, exploring the trends that will impact the future of travel. It identifies the ways in which travel and hospitality brands will have to deliver ultra-high definition (UHD) experiences to satisfy the needs of the guest of the future.
Online Outstrips In-Store In Value In The U.K. – GlobalData

Online Outstrips In-Store In Value In The U.K. – GlobalData

According to GlobalData, online travel agent market value now surpasses in-store within the UK, and the findings underline the fact that in order to succeed within today’s travel industry, the importance of holding an online platform could not be more crucial.

The ultimate travel experience

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