The 14-day mandatory quarantine is still with us for another month at least, as the federal government announced today that it will extend its Mandatory Isolation Order and temporary travel restrictions, to Nov. 30.
Though Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced yesterday that Canada will be extending its cruise ship ban until Feb. 28, 2021, travel industry experts and agents believe the news will have minimal impact heading into the winter season.
The global travel and tourism industry is on course to lose 174 million jobs this year if current restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus remain in place, reports the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
As the world begins to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more destinations are welcoming back visitors. Airlines, hotels, resorts and ground handlers have invested heavily in health and safety protocols and are eager to welcome travellers back.
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.