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When will the federal govt. finally get the message? “We need a plan, and we need it now,” urge Roundtable industry leaders

When will the federal govt. finally get the message? “We need a plan, and we need it now,” urge Roundtable industry leaders
  The Roundtable is calling on the government to take 3 immediate steps. “First, we need a comprehensive national plan for the reopening of our economy. Second, Canadians have a right to know the criteria for reopening the Canada-U.S. border. We understand that Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden discussed this issue on the margins of the G7. But we’ve seen no...

Guide to the Best Things To Do

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Get yourself into that Southern mood, the sweet sickness that is Savannah’s lure. I call it le mal doux, which is French for “the sweet sickness”. How?  You ask? Try reading (or see the movie) Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil before you take on the task of visiting Savannah attractions and finding things to do in Savannah, GA....

Dubai seeks new source markets to drive tourism recovery | News

Dubai seeks new source markets to drive tourism recovery | News
Officials in Dubai have revealed the emirate hopes to attract over 5.5 million overseas visitors this year. Dubai Tourism chief executive, Issam Kazim, said he hoped that new markets can help make up for the loss of visitors from key outbound markets where travel continues to be restricted. Dubai welcomed 5.5 million overseas visitors last year, compared to 16.7 million arrivals...

“You become the authority”: Here’s what Bruce Poon Tip is saying about selling travel in these next few months

“You become the authority”: Here's what Bruce Poon Tip is saying about selling travel in these next few months
  Expert advice, the kind that comes from a real, live travel agent, is something the online travel agencies (OTAs )just can’t match right now, adds Poon Tip. And expert advice is exactly what travellers are looking for for post-pandemic travel. “All this complaining the travel industry has done for so long, about OTAs stealing business, going direct … this is...

Senior Program Manager, Travel Services (Bilingual) for Essential Meetings

Office Administrator (Bilingual) - Travelweek
The Senior Program Manager, Travel Services is primarily responsible for creation, negotiation, bookings, scheduling, client liaison and program delivery of the various travel incentive programs offered by EM+I. This individual will be very detailed oriented when arranging, confirming and communicating travel plans. They will act as the face and voice of Essential Meetings with suppliers and the travel industry before,...

MSC Group unveils new Explora Journeys brand | News

MSC Group unveils new Explora Journeys brand | News
The MSC Group has announced its entry into the luxury cruise market with the launch of a new brand, Explora Journeys. Built by Fincantieri, the first of four luxury ships will set sail in 2023, with the remaining ships ready in 2024, 2025 and 2026. Each will utilise the latest in cutting-edge maritime technology to provide journeys of discovery...

Kohl Eyeliner (كحل‎) and the Evil Eye (عين الحسود‎)

Kohl Eyeliner (كحل‎) and the Evil Eye (عين الحسود‎)
Many women in the Middle East are known for their exotic beauty. Almost all of them looked beautiful to me! Actually, it was difficult to figure out if they were beautiful or not, based strictly on their eyes.  However, it is understandable that they would use any form of Kohl eyeliner to deepen the mystery about their eyes. They also...

Office Administrator (Bilingual) – Travelweek

Office Administrator (Bilingual) - Travelweek
Reports To: Director of Operations, EM+I SummaryThe Office Admin is responsible for a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the President, EM+I, and other senior management members. Duties include but are not limited to reception, scheduling appointments and drafting both internal and external correspondence. The Office Admin is responsible for planning and overseeing all administrative support and office...

“They have started to lay out a plan, and we needed this”: Industry reacts to eased quarantine restrictions

“They have started to lay out a plan, and we needed this”: Industry reacts to eased quarantine restrictions
  We asked travel retailers if yesterday’s announcement, positive as it was, might create more confusion with clients who might think that the barriers to travel have been completely lifted. “Most of Canada won’t have a second shot until August or September anyway. I am sure it will be open to all double vaccinated Canadians at that time. We are only...

Peru nominated at World Travel Tech Awards | News

Peru nominated at World Travel Tech Awards | News
It is not a secret that there are thousands of foreign tourists interested in the culture, history, gastronomy and attractions of Peru. This great influx of travellers from all over the world has helped the destination receive recognition from the World Travel Tech Awards. The official tourism portal is nominated in the category World’s Best Tourism Authority Website, having a...