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Le Boat: Open for business and ready for fun

Le Boat: Open for business and ready for fun Lisa McLean National Marketing Manager, USA, Canada & South America Le Boat Can you talk a bit about how Le Boat has been managing to navigate its way through the global pandemic. Has Le Boat’s operations been impacted? In what way? The landscape of Ontario’s Tourism Industry has... more ›
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Closer to home

Intrepid finding new ways to give travellers what they want in a pandemic world

Closer to home ANN RUPPENSTEIN August 6 was a monumental day for Intrepid Travel. For the first time since COVID-19 brought travel to a global halt in March, the small group adventure travel company officially departed on a tour with six travellers in Greece. “While this is by no means a return to normal,... more ›
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Sailing to success

Just ask, the answer may surprise you

Sailing to success ANN RUPPENSTEIN fter 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... more ›
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I wish I had a crystal ball

A conversation with Dave Hilfman, Interim Executive Director, Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

I wish I had a crystal ball In the second part of canadian travel press’ conversation with GBTA’s interim executive director, Dave Hilfman, the discussion turns to the future and how the industry and the association is preparing for what’s to come. So, is business travel dead in the water for the foreseeable future?... more ›
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Planning for the light at the end of the tunnel

Planning for the light at the end of the tunnel Canada’s travel and tourism industry – whether inbound or outbound – is made up of a few big players and a lot of small and medium size companies. Maureen Gordon is the co-owner of Maple Leaf Adventures, an award winning, small tour company and this week, she talks with Canadian Travel... more ›
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Don’t look back

A conversation with Ingrid Jarrett, president and CEO of the BC Hotel Association

Don’t look back In the final part of CTP’s conversation with Ingrid Jarrett, the president and CEO of the BC Hotel Association, she talks about hospitality and the challenges that the province’s hotel industry faces going forward. Hospitality has always been synonymous when people talk about the hotel... more ›
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The advocacy continues

A conversation with Wendy Paradis, president, ACTA

The advocacy continues In the final part of Canadian Travel Press’ conversation with ACTA president Wendy Paradis, she talks about the concerns of the association’s members, ACTA’s participation on the Canadian Tourism Roundtable … and … what keeps her up a night in these difficult times. Various levels... more ›
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GBTA: Supporting the needs of its members

A conversation with Dave Hilfman, Interim Executive Director, Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)

GBTA: Supporting the needs of its members The Global Business Travel Association has a new, interim executive director and Canadian Travel Press had the chance to talk with him recently. As Dave Hilfman tells it, like most organizations, the GBTA had to take a hard look at its operations and scale down accordingly. But that didn't stop... more ›
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Air Canada is primed and ready for takeoff during Covid-19

Air Canada is primed and ready for takeoff during Covid-19 CHIPPY JEGATHESAN Chief Executive Officer, Voyzant When the pandemic hit, I went through an interesting mix of emotions. I was extremely concerned about the impact that this was going to have on my industry, while my physical body was relieved at the thought of not having to go on another... more ›
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Now can we tell customers to travel?

Special to Canadian Travel Press

Now can we tell customers to travel? TIM LAW Heifetz, Crozier, Law Canadian Travel Press asked Tim Law of Heifetz Crozier Law to take a flight with Air Canada recently and give us his impressions of what flying in the world of COVID-19 was like. Not only did he do that, he also offers some observations on how important it... more ›
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