Monday February 19, 2018
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Record year for Cuba especially from this market; Canada is Cuba’s “top priority”
Cuba welcomed more than 1.1 million Canadian visitors in 2017, marking the seventh year in a row that Cuba has topped the 1 million mark from Canada.
Record growth for The Intrepid Group; Zand takes on expanded trade role
Building on double-digit growth in North America and Canada in particular, The Intrepid Group has appointed company veteran Shayna Zand to the role of Head of Business Development.
Canada outpaces U.S. in incoming tourism to Germany
All signs are pointing to another record year in tourism for Germany, with the Canadian market continuing to contribute significant numbers.
“Canada will be a critical part of our consumer and trade marketing effort”: Brand USA
The number of Canadians travelling to the U.S. is up 5%, dodging the Trump Slump and keeping tour operators here upbeat about their sales volumes to U.S. destinations.
Virtuoso now has 1,000+ locations worldwide, up 25% year over year
Last year was “one for the books” for Virtuoso and now the luxury travel agency network says it is entering 2018 bolstered by record 25% year over year growth in its global membership.
Toronto tourism had a phenomenal year in 2017, check out the latest numbers
Tourism in Toronto had a record-breaking year in 2017, with 43.7 million visitors and 15.5 million overnight visits.
This country was just named the cheapest holiday destination in 2018
Got budget-conscious clients? Need a recommendation for a cheap holiday destination that doesn’t skimp on culture and attractions?
This airport is now the fastest growing airport in Canada
It was a year of tremendous growth for John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM), which in 2017 became the fastest growing airport in all of Canada.
U.S. hotel industry saw record performance levels in 2017
It was a great year for the U.S. hotel industry last year, according to new data from STR.
After a brief ‘wintermission’ the frigid temps, record bookings should be on their way back
There’s a January thaw on the way for much of Canada but forecasters say 2018’s colder-than-normal winter temperatures will be back by the middle of February and continue into early March.
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