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IATA: Canadian government must act to reduce delays

IATA: Canadian government must act to reduce delays

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has written to the Canadian Government urging the ministers in charge to take immediate action to reduce the massive delays at immigration and security which are presently occurring at the country’s main international airports.

Changi Airport Terminal 2 to resume operations

Changi Airport Terminal 2 to resume operations

Changi Airport Group has announced that operations in Terminal 2 will resume on 29 May 2022, the first phase of the terminal’s reopening as Changi Airport prepares to meet the expected increase in passenger traffic in the months ahead.

Americans budgeting for "nearcations" due to inflation

Americans budgeting for "nearcations" due to inflation

With Americans searching for affordable travel alternatives this summer in the wake of inflation, new research shows "nearcations" and vehicle rentals may be the way to go — especially for those who are scaling back on vacation plans to stay closer to home and setting up a vacation budget in the wake of inflation and rising costs.

Resorts World Las Vegas launches 'World of Difference' charity campaign

Resorts World Las Vegas launches 'World of Difference' charity campaign

Resorts World Las Vegas unveiled plans for its ‘World of Difference’ community engagement efforts, partnering with 40 Southern Nevada-based non-profits for 2022. The resort’s partnerships span over several categories, including education empowerment, health and wellness, military and veteran services and more.

Bel Ombre in Mauritius is launched as benchmark for sustainable tourism

Bel Ombre in Mauritius is launched as benchmark for sustainable tourism

Mauritian company Rogers Group launches ‘Bel Ombre’ in southwest Mauritius as a territorial brand and announces its intention to make it a mecca for ecotourism, highlighting local know-how and protecting its ecosystem. It will be a destination where people and nature thrive together; a resilient region that includes and values its community.

UNWTO Americas member to advance common goals

UNWTO Americas member to advance common goals

The American Members of the World Tourism Organization have met to plan for tourism's sustainable future. The 67th meeting of the UNWTO Regional Commission for the Americas in Punta del Este, Uruguay brought together leaders from across the region.

UAE's Ministry of Economy and International Cooperative Alliance to strengthen national cooperation

UAE's Ministry of Economy and International Cooperative Alliance to strengthen national cooperation

The Ministry of Economy (MoE) and the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the structure of the UAE’s project aimed at strengthening the national cooperative sector. The partnership forms part of the Ministry's strategy to improve the performance of the country’s cooperative sector and increase its contribution to the national economy.

WTTC publishes report on digital travel post Covid

WTTC publishes report on digital travel post Covid

The World Travel & Tourism Council has published a new report on best practices and support for governments for the introduction of a ‘Digital Travel Portal’ to allow safe travel to reduce delays at airports.