Cindy is Deputy Editor at Travelweek and has worked for the company since 2007. She has travelled to more than 50 countries and counts Kenya, Morocco, Thailand and Turkey among her favourite destinations.
Canadians were dealt with another blow this week when news broke that the European Union was set to remove Canada from its list of approved countries from where travellers can enter the bloc without COVID-19-related travel restrictions.
Last year was all about the micro-cation, quick and easy getaways that catered specifically to travellers with busy lifestyles. Fast-forward to a year and a global pandemic later and the focus has shifted to long-stay vacations that last upwards to a month or even longer.
The first transatlantic trial of CommonPass, a digital ‘COVID-passport’ that allows travellers to share their health status across international borders, was successfully completed yesterday, marking a major milestone in the recovery of global travel.
From the start of the global pandemic in March, the travel industry has seen the emergence of many new trends that reflect current concerns. From COVID-related travel insurance to an increase in domestic tourism, travel trends in this ‘new normal’ show that travellers are putting health and safety top of mind in 2020 and beyond.
TORONTO — With its ‘Bridge to the Future’ virtual conference underway this week, Travel Leaders Network is giving members both in the U.S. and Canada plenty of reasons to “put hope on the calendar,” as John Lovell would say. The company’s president, who hosted a media briefing yesterday as part of the three-day conference, was […]
This will not be a typical winter in the Caribbean by any means. With Canada’s newly extended quarantine measure still in place, reduced flights to the region, and a global pandemic that continues to impose travel restrictions around the world
TORONTO — Though Sandals Resorts International didn’t invent the all-inclusive concept with its first resort in Jamaica back in 1981, it is largely credited with perfecting it. Since the debut of Sandals Montego Bay, the resort giant has grown to include 24 properties and five brands across eight Caribbean islands, all of which include everything […]
We may love travel, but we also know it’s far from perfect. Sure, some forms of travel make the world a better place, but far too many types hurt more than they help. It’s time we all got together, as travellers, to talk about just that.