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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

Millennials and discount travel

By Callista Ryan Cheap Flights? Hold my Wallet! If there’s one thing that’s the bane of any Canadian’s existence, it’s domestic travel. Yes, living in a geographically large country with a small population within it makes travel more expensive. Yet, that doesn’t mean Canadians, especially Canadian millennials will accept it. Canadian infrastructure on domestic travel

Millennials Not on Vacation

Can’t imagine the workplace without you? Does logging off your work account stress you out? Does spending your paid vacation days on the beach frighten you? If you said yes to any of these questions, then you’re not alone. It’s July and vacation season is underway, but not for millennials. Despite the abhorrent number of

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.

Forget the Bed Bugs: Millennials opt for a new kind of hostel

As discussed in an earlier post, Canadian Millennials are opting to travel abroad rather than domestically. But where are they staying during their backpacking adventures? Ask any Millennial and they’ll all tell you the same thing – hostels! The more affordable counterpart to traditional hotels, hostels are distinguished by their communal facilities and younger guests.

School’s Out For Summer: Millennials and Vacation

With summer right around the corner, many are wondering where to spend their vacation. For Millennials, the answer likely isn’t Canada. A recent study by Destination Canada revealed that Millennials are eight times more likely to travel internationally than domestically. Factors cited include prohibitively expensive domestic airfare and the lack of affordable accommodations. While these

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