Michele Dye

Study: Canadians Want Travel Dollars to Support Locals

Nearly 80% of Canadian travelers want their travel dollars to benefit locals in the destinations they visit, according to a study commissioned by G Adventures. The poll, which surveyed more than 1,100 Canadians, revealed that they want to immerse themselves…
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Latest COVID News for January 2021

Travel Industry Reacts to Biden’s Executive Orders Travel Pulse writer Patrick Clarke shares the industry’s reactions to President Joe Biden’s executive orders, which includes a mask mandate and self-quarantine restrictions. Biden’s executive order addresses the face covering requirements for individuals…
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Study: Americans Eager to Travel

Americans tend to let their vacation days go unused. However, the pandemic has increased the demand for a vacation, with 63% of Americans saying they “are in desperate need of a vacation,” according to new research published in Travel Pulse.…
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Industry Predictions for 2021

Stephen Ekstrom shares his predictions for the travel industry in 2021. Originally published in the November/December Groups Today issue, Ekstrom predicts the rise of multigenerational trips, the demand for spacious destinations, revived regional destinations and more. Read the full article…
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Latest COVID-19 News for December 2020

Local, Domestic Travel Dominate U.S., European Travel Arrival Recovery Survey found local and domestic travel accounted for 90% of summer 2020 bookings for operators in the U.S. and Canada. European operators had nearly two in three bookings come from local…
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Report Forecasts Global Tourism Recovery Time

Travel Industry Today shared a new study by Euromonitor International which forecasts global tourism arrivals will plunge by 57% in 2020 with Europe’s recovery likely to be one of the slowest, taking four to five years. EI concludes aviation could take…
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White House

White House Considering Lift on European Travel Bans

United States President Donald Trump and his administration are reportedly considering rescinding entry bans for most non-U.S. citizens in Europe. According to Reuters.com, White House coronavirus task-force members, public health and other federal agencies are backing a plan to lift…
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