A new report has found that total international arrivals to the region declined 67 per cent year-on-year in 2020, while inbound expenditure slipped by 74 per cent.
Waltzing Matilda Aviation has unveiled plans to launch Connect Airlines in October. The airline will initially be connecting Toronto Billy Bishop City Airport with the north-east and Midwest United States.
The revised deal, now valued at C$190 million, was agreed by the two carriers in October last year in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown of international travel.
Transport Canada has extended a ban on cruise vessels in all Canadian waters until February 28th, 2022. The order was announced by minister of transport, Omar Alghabra.
From January 7th Canada has required all residents and travellers entering from the Caribbean provide proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test before their departure.
The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association has signed a formal partnership with the Travel Foundation. The duo has shared vision that, if managed well, tourism is a force for good.
The body has committed to developing a comprehensive climate plan within the next 12 months, including transparent goals, measurable reductions and yearly progress updates.
Having been recognised for its unparalleled commitment to sustainability by the World Travel Awards, Breaking Travel News here chats with Glenn Mandziuk, chief executive of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Region, to find out more
The fallout of the ongoing global pandemic has meant that many sectors and industries have suffered huge drops in revenue, as people have largely stayed indoors.
The plan contains international, proven best practices for proactively protecting air travellers at all stages of the journey and provides the framework for restarting the aviation sector in Canada.