Wednesday June 3, 2020
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Travelweek’s virtual conference taking place today with keynote speakers and panels

More than 3,500 travel agents and industry partners have registered for Travelweek’s virtual conference, ‘The Future of Travel: Back to Business?’, taking place today, Wed. June 3, from 1 – 3 p.m. EST.
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Couples Resorts reopening July 1 with new health & safety guidelines

Couples Resorts is set to reopen all four of its resorts on July 1 following temporary closures due to the COVID-19 crisis.
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The Bahamas to reopen borders on July 1

The Bahamas has marked July 1 as the official reopening date of its borders and tourism sector following a multi-month closure due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
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SUPPLIER COVID-19 UPDATES: Airlines, cruise lines, hotels and tour ops

Travel advisories from governments in Canada, the U.S. and countries around the world warning against non-essential travel amid the coronavirus pandemic set off a domino effect of operations suspensions for seemingly every supplier in the travel industry.
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Six Universal Orlando Resort hotels set to open June 2

Select Universal Orlando Resort hotels will reopen to guests starting June 2. 
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Win a vacation with friends & family with La Colección’s new agent promo

With most people still quarantined and secluded due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, La Colección Resorts is encouraging travel agents to focus on the post-quarantine season with its new ‘Brighter Days Ahead’ promotion.
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Industry leaders form new cross-Canadian coalition

Major players in Canada’s tourism and travel sectors have formed a new coalition to restore the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Club Med announces safety webinar, new re-opening dates for resorts

Club Med is inviting all travel agents to register for its webinar about new hygiene and safety measures in the wake of COVID-19.
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Quintana Roo kicks off reactivation campaign, MICE & weddings set to resume in August

Following news of a new Clean & Safe Check Certification program in the Mexican Caribbean, the Quintana Roo Tourism Board (CPTQ) has unveiled a reactivation campaign aimed at highlighting the diversity of the region once global travel resumes.
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57% of Canadians more likely to use a travel agent post-COVID-19: Travelweek survey

The coronavirus crisis brought confusion and chaos to the travel industry, but amid all the tumult, two things have become very clear. First, travel insurance sales will likely skyrocket in a post-pandemic world. And second, travel agents will be seen - rightly - as indispensable.
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