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The future of travel: Sharing solutions, rebuilding responsibly

The future of travel: Sharing solutions, rebuilding responsibly LEIGH BARNES, Chief Customer Officer, Intrepid Travel What are some of the ways you think the travel industry will be different post COVID-19? While this pandemic has been devastating in so many ways, it has also provided the tourism industry with the opportunity to reflect on the things... more ›
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Five Questions with Malia Asfour, Director, Jordan Tourism Board, North America

Five Questions with Malia Asfour, Director, Jordan Tourism Board, North America 1. What’s the state of Jordan’s tourism industry right now? The tourism industry in Jordan is at a standstill at the moment. The Tourism Board along with the Hotel Association and the Ministry of Tourism are working on hygiene and social distancing protocols and standards for the... more ›
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Part two: How are travel advisors responding to the COVID-19 crisis?

Part two: How are travel advisors responding to the COVID-19 crisis? LARRY MOGELONSKY, MBA, P. ENG. (www.hotelmogel.com) In the second part of this two-part panel discussion with travel advisors, author and hotel specialist Larry Mogelonsky talks to them about cruising, hotels and experiential travel. The current pandemic is a defining event for the travel... more ›
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Looking for ways to do business better, smarter

Questions & Answers with Joel Ostrov

Looking for ways to do business better, smarter In this week’s issue of Canadian Travel Press, Direct Travel’s president – Canada East Region, Joel Ostrov talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian travel business and how Direct Travel is managing its way through the pandemic. Ostrov answers are thoughtful, straightforward and,... more ›
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Step by step, Israel prepares to welcome the world

Step by step, Israel prepares to welcome the world Can you start by talking about the impact of COVID-19 on Israel’s tourism industry: the closing of the country’s borders; the cessation of non-essential travel; the decrease in air service, etc. … Impact on arrivals, on tourism receipts … The last three years in tourism to Israel... more ›
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How are travel advisors responding to the COVID-19 crisis?

How are travel advisors responding to the COVID-19 crisis? LARRY MOGELONSKY, MBA, P. Eng. www.hotelmogel.com In the first part or a two-part panel discussion, author and hotel specialist Larry Mogelonsky talks with travel advisors about how their role is changing in the world of COVID-19 and a whole lot more. The current pandemic is a defining... more ›
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Situation is ‘dire’ for Ontario’s attractions

Industry association looking for help to survive

Situation is ‘dire’ for Ontario’s attractions IAN STALKER The CEO of an association representing Ontario’s diverse attractions is bluntly warning that current government relief efforts are not enough to keep many of the province’s tourism draws financially afloat and losing attractions in turn would be hugely damaging to the... more ›
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One adversary, one challenge, one goal

Let’s get through this together

One adversary, one challenge, one goal BRETT WALKER In this week’s issue of Canadian Travel Press, industry veteran Brett Walker offers a thoughtful contribution on the challenges that he believes the industry faces in the war against COVID-19 and, no matter what those challenges are, hope that the industry will... more ›
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Final thoughts

Fix things now, because there's always going to be another disruptor

Final thoughts RICHARD VANDERLUBBE This is the final part of a three part series written by tripcentral.ca’s Richard Vanderlubbe. This week he writes about agents and the need to pay them properly for the services they provide to both their customers and their suppliers. And about the fact that they also... more ›
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G Adventures’ founder weighs in on the future of travel

Q&A with Bruce Poon Tip

G Adventures’ founder weighs in on the future of travel Over the past 30 years, Bruce Poon Tip has averaged almost 200,000 miles a year on flights as the founder of G Adventures. When COVID-19 hit, he spent his newfound time at home penning Unlearn: The Year the Earth Stood Still, a free instabook about how the industry has an opportunity to... more ›
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