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It’s Great To Be In Britain

Short distances, wide array of experiences

It’s Great To Be In Britain “My message to travel agents is the proximity of everything [in Britain] and the diversity of experiences there are in each area,” Lynda Falcone, Travel Trade Manager – Canada for VisitBritain, tells a small group of travel agents en route to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William... more ›
Posted in Destinations, On The Road Again, Travel Agents

CATO Partners With Tourism Cares

CATO Partners With Tourism Cares The Canadian Association of Tour Operators has announced a strategic partnership with Tourism Cares to collaborate, educate, and advance sustainable tourism. Tourism Cares is a non-profit organization that advances the travel industry’s positive impact to help people and places thrive. The... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Jamaica’s Tourism Sector Nearly Fully Recovered 

Jamaica’s Tourism Sector Nearly Fully Recovered  Jamaica’s tourism sector has almost fully recovered from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which had threatened the very survival of the industry, according to Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who made the announcement during a meeting with members of a special delegation from... more ›
Posted in Caribbean, COVID-19, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

ACTA Ready To Explore New Trends At Summits

ACTA Ready To Explore New Trends At Summits ACTA has released details about some of the speakers and professional development topics at the various September summits. Keynote speaker Bruce Poon Tip, CEO, G Adventures, global leader in social entrepreneurship, immersive travel, innovation and executive producer of the 2022 documentary... more ›
Posted in Canada, Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agent Education, Travel Agents

TTC Tour Brands Strengthen Indigenous Tourism Support

TTC Tour Brands Strengthen Indigenous Tourism Support TTC Tour Brands is prioritizing partnering with indigenous organizations, guides and reservations to support the preservation of their native lands, traditions and cultures. Global tour operators, Trafalgar, Contiki, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold have introduced new travel... more ›
Posted in Indigenous tourism, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Rapa Nui Welcomes The Return Of Visitors

Rapa Nui Welcomes The Return Of Visitors Aug. 5 saw a group of more than 230 tourists became the first to arrive in Rapa Nui (Easter Island) after 868 days of border closure, marking the official return of visitors to the Chilean territory. The arrival took place thanks to a coordinated effort between the government, the... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News

NCLH Revises Vaccination, Testing Protocols

NCLH Revises Vaccination, Testing Protocols Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has announced revisions to its SailSAFE health and safety protocols which further align the company to the broader travel, leisure and hospitality industry worldwide. Vaccinated guests aged 12 and over will no longer have any pre-cruise COVID-19-related... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News

‘Roamie-ing’ The World With Claire Scott

An Insider’s Perspective On The New ‘Roamies’ Travel Style From G Adventures And Hostelworld

‘Roamie-ing’ The World With Claire Scott Over the next year, Irish journalist Claire Scott is roaming around the world on the newly launched ‘Roamies’ travel style with G Adventures and Hostelworld. After each adventure, she’s sharing all the details with Travel Courier. Here’s the first story from the 34-day Ultimate Europe:... more ›
Posted in News, On The Road Again, Tour Operators

WestJet Bringing Back The Sun This Winter

WestJet Bringing Back The Sun This Winter WestJet will be bringing back the sun with the return of 17 sun routes to its network this winter. The returning routes which were suspended for more than two years, bring enhanced connectivity and vacation options for Canadians and communities across the airline's network. John... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News

FCTG Announces Canadian Leadership Appointments

FCTG Announces Canadian Leadership Appointments Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has announced two key leadership appointments within its Canadian business. Chris Lynes has been named Managing Director of the Canadian business following the retirement of John Beauvais at the end of the company’s financial year on June 30,... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Canada, News, Travel Agents
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