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COVID worries continue to decline

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 2,400 Canadian adults from July 22 to 27, 2022 LOWEST LEVEL OF WORRY SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN Just 15% say they are extremely worried or worried a lot about Covid19, which is down from our reading in mid-July and the lowest number we

Over 7 million Canadians are certain they had COVID-19

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. THOSE WHO ARE SURE THEY WERE INFECTED DOUBLED SINCE FEBRUARY A total of 25% say they are sure they had COVID and another 11% believe they probably did. Only 51% are sure they did

Air travel experiences meet expectations for most Canadian travelers

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto We completed a national survey of 1,500 Canadian adults from July 11 to 17, 2022. ONE IN TEN FLEW IN CANADA LAST MONTH The number of people who have taken an airplane trip in Canada in the last four weeks is 10%. Just 4% took 2 or more flights

The Local Traveller Will Be Around for One More Season, at Least.

By: Oksana Kishchuk A few months ago as the weather warmed, mandates lifted and some countries eased their rules and restrictions, we wondered if optimism about travel would rise. With the pandemic and the trickle-down impacts continuing to impact our lives, choices and behaviours, travel is no different. Our pocketbooks are starting to oppose the

The local traveller will be around for one more season, at least.

By: Oksana Kishchuk Three months ago in July, optimism about travel was building. Back then, we were full of optimism about a lot of things. Vaccinations becoming more commonplace, cases seeing a dip in the summer heat, and a growing sense of hope and optimism that we may not have to endure another COVID fall

The return to normal travel is delayed, but not cancelled.

By: Oksana Kishchuk Just this week, the federal government announced plans to open our borders to international travelers, starting in August. This is one of the first signals we’ve seen about ‘post-pandemic’ travel, and a return to normal tourism. But as Canada opens its borders, how do Canadians themselves feel about traveling? Earlier this month

As the pandemic continues, more Canadians than ever are considering RVing this summer.

TORONTO – A national survey of 2,000 Canadian adults conducted for RVezy.com finds that more Canadians are considering going RVing this summer as concerns about COVID-19 change the kind of vacation people are looking for. ALMOST HALF OF CANADIANS ARE PLANNING TO TAKE OR ARE THINKING ABOUT TAKING A SUMMER VACATION THIS YEAR. Despite the

A CEO Abroad: David Coletto’s insights on millennials and tourism – Scotland Edition

Today our CEO David Coletto will deliver the keynote address at the National Events Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. The conference brings together events and festival professionals from across Scotland and the UK to discuss future and current trends of the experiential industry. In anticipation of his address, he was interviewed by EventsBase Magazine’s Kevin O’Sullivan

Air France unveils new ‘Millennial’ airline

  “Is this gluten-free?” the voice inquired from the seat behind me on a recent flight. “I’m on a gluten-free diet for the next 30 days so I just want to make sure there’s none in here.” The subject of discussion, a pack of peanuts, the answer to the gentleman’s question, ‘yes’. It was at

The Surprising Source Millennials are Turning to for Travel Money

It’s no secret how much Millennials love to travel. In fact, one study found that 87% of Millennials saw travel as a very important aspect of their lifestyle, and 86% planned to travel the globe as much as possible in their life. However, Millennials face one major obstacle to making their wanderlust a reality- finances.

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