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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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Anticipating domestic demand, TDC teams up with RV company CanaDream

With more Canadians expected to vacation closer to home post-COVID-19, Transat Distribution Canada (TDC) has announced a new partnership with CanaDream, one of Canada’s largest RV rental and sales companies.
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Rijksmuseum, Guggenheim, Vatican Museums and more reopen

In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra is a wonderland anew for art lovers. And at the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's Creation of Adam can drop jaws like it has done for ages.
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UNWTO unveils new global guidelines to help reopen tourism

New tourism guidelines have been released by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to help the tourism sector emerge stronger – and safer – from COVID-19.
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G Adventures founder added as closing keynote for Travelweek’s virtual conference

TORONTO — With over 2,100 travel agents already registered, Travelweek’s upcoming virtual conference just gained another esteemed keynote speaker to close discussions about the future of travel. G Adventures’ founder, Bruce Poon Tip, has been announced as the closing keynote of ‘Future of Travel: Back to Business?’, which is set to take place live on […]
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Direct Travel & Vision Travel gives back to Ontario healthcare workers

Direct Travel and Vision Travel are taking the time to say thank you to Ontario’s healthcare workers through a new healthcare appreciation program.
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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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WTTC unveils world’s first global safety and hygiene stamp

With a growing number of destinations preparing to welcome back tourists, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp.
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ACTA survey has data on travel agency uptake for financial assistance

A new survey from ACTA shows the level of uptake from the retail travel trade for the federal government’s financial assistance programs.
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Transat responds to EC’s investigation into proposed Air Canada deal

Transat A.T. has responded to yesterday’s news that the into its proposed transaction with Air Canada.
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