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Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30
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Canada ending requirements for COVID-19 vaccines, ArriveCan app at border Sept. 30

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has agreed to let a cabinet order enforcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements at the Canadian border expire at the end of this month. The decision was confirmed by two senior government sources, who spoke to The Canadian Press on the condition they not be named because they were not authorized to...

MP says Ottawa underestimated Canadians’ desire to travel again after pandemic
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MP says Ottawa underestimated Canadians’ desire to travel again after pandemic

A member of Parliament says Ottawa may have underestimated Canadians’ desire to travel when planning for a return to normal following the end of most pandemic restrictions. Airlines and airports have been grappling with a surge in customers this summer, compounded by staffing shortages affecting carriers and federal agencies. As a result, travellers have experienced...

World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) launches major hotel sustainability initiative at its Global Summit in Manila
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World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) launches major hotel sustainability initiative at its Global Summit in Manila

‘Hotel Sustainability Basics’ provides a starting point to drive sustainability in hospitality Criteria include 12 actions that are fundamental to hotel sustainability . London, UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its ‘Hotel Sustainability Basics’, a globally recognised and coordinated set of criteria that all hotels should implement as a minimum to...

Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines
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Organizer of Sunwing party flight says his group was unfairly abandoned by airlines

MONTREAL — The organizer of a controversial Sunwing party flight to Mexico says his group was unfairly abandoned by the airline. James William Awad told reporters at a new conference today that Sunwing, along with Air Canada and Air Transat, should be “ashamed” of themselves for refusing to fly his group back to Canada based...

80% of Filipinos seek sustainable, ‘meaningful’ way to travel
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80% of Filipinos seek sustainable, ‘meaningful’ way to travel

MANILA – More and more Filipinos are getting “thoughtful and deliberate” in how they travel, with about 80 percent, saying they want to visit a place in ways that could also benefit local communities, both economically and socially. In a commissioned research forwarded by Airbnb on Tuesday, over 80 percent of Filipinos polled said it is...