Saturday October 31, 2020
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Federal govt. extends 14-day quarantine, travel restrictions to Nov. 30

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.
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Agents and industry experts react to Canada’s cruise ship ban extension

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.
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CDC lifts No Sail order, unveils framework for conditional sailing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that it will allow its No Sail Order to expire on Oct. 31 as planned, paving the way for the resumption of cruise ship operations.
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Crystal extends final payment and cancellation schedules

Crystal is giving travellers added peace of mind by extending its final payment and cancellation schedules for its Crystal Confidence 2.0 program.
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Skål International appoints Canadian as President of Executive Board

Skål International elected a new president of its Executive Board for 2021 at its 81st Annual General Meeting, which this year was held online for the first time ever due to the global pandemic.
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Win a $300 gift card with Costa Rica’s new specialist program

Travel agents can get to know all the ins and outs of Costa Rica with a new specialist program hosted on Travelweek’s Learning Centre.
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Global travel and tourism projected to lose 174 million jobs

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).
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Major renovation for Ports of Call Resort

Canadian owned and operated Ports of Call Resort in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos has just completed a major hotel renovation.
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Scenic launches 2021/2022 Southeast Asia cruise brochure

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has unveiled its new 2021/2022 ‘Exotic Wonders of Southeast Asia River Cruising’ brochure, featuring exclusive experiences and new Booking and Confidence plans.
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REOPENED: The latest list of reopened destinations

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.
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