As the travel industry slowly begins to pick up the pieces in the wake of COVID-19, there are still many hurdles to overcome. News of countries in Europe reopening borders to Canadians was overshadowed by the fact that the federal government is still advising against non-essential travel and requiring arriving passengers to self-isolate for 14 days. Until these limitations are lifted, can recovery begin?
Even within the country, varying restrictions are in place, and policies and procedures range from province to province, airport to airport.
Travel Courier chats with a panel of tourism professionals to get a better sense of the current state of tourism, the roadblocks obscuring the way forward and what’s needed to fuel a stronger rebound.
Don’t miss the insights of:
- Shelley Ewing, President & Partner, TierOne Travel
- Annie Tsu, President and CEO, Tour East Holidays
- Alison Hickey, President, Kensington Tours
- Brett Walker, Chair of the Canadian Association of Tour Operators
- Chuck Crowder, Vice-President Sales, WestJet
- Dean Dacko, Regional President, Uniglobe Travel (Eastern Canada)