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Good news, bad news from latest THIA consumer survey

Here’s the good news: 80% of Canadians plan to travel in 2021, according to a new survey conducted by the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada (THIA).
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More than 30% of Canadian snowbirds say they’ll travel this winter

A recent survey from Snowbird Advisor shows that more than 40% of Canadian snowbirds say they will not be travelling this winter, while just over 30% say they are definitely going away for all or part of the winter. Another 25% are still undecided.
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56% of Canadians considering vacation plans within next 12 months

More than half of Canadians say they are considering taking a vacation within the next year, according to a new study commissioned by Sunwing. 
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Corporate travel seeing a slow but steady rebound, says new survey

Corporate travel is bouncing back slowly but surely, and with a few stipulations.
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52% of Canadian business travellers upbeat about getting back on the road

An overwhelming majority of Canadian business travellers say they view the implementation of health and safety protocols as a critical factor for resuming corporate travel.
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Host Agency Reviews’ 2020 survey open to Canadian agents

Host Agency Reviews has launched its annual Travel Agent Income Survey. While Host Agency Reviews is based in the U.S., the survey is open to Canadian travel agents as well - and input from north of the border helps create a clearer snapshot of the home-based agent sector, says Host Agency Reviews founder Steph Lee.
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IATA’s latest poll shows clearest picture yet of traveller concerns

New public opinion research released this week by IATA provides the clearest picture yet of traveller concerns when it comes to airports and air travel in the wake of COVID-19.
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Signs of optimism with Direct Travel’s new survey stats

More than 25% of Direct Travel’s corporate clients say they can see their domestic business trips resuming in the next two to three months, and over 65% say they plan to be traveling again within the year.
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Agents more cautious but still optimistic about fams, events: DCI survey

Travel agents in Canada and the U.S. are more cautious as they look ahead to the potential for future fam trips, sales missions and more, but they are optimistic nonetheless, according to new travel agent survey results from destination rep Development Counsellors International (DCI).
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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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