Government of Canada announces new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada

As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all travellers are required to provide specific information upon and after entry into Canada. This includes requirements to provide a quarantine plan and contact and travel information. The Government of Canada introduced ArriveCAN in April 2020 to create a secure and user-friendly way to help […]

Please complete the third TBCSA COVID-19 update survey

The third iteration of the industrywide COVID-19 survey is now open for your input. The TBCSA has been working with International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Department of Tourism, to collaborate on one survey, which will run three times, to gauge the impact of COVID-19 on the entire tourism industry. We have already completed two […]

Travel Daily Media: Rethink Travel – Reskilling the travel agency workforce

Forecasting the shape and recovery of the travel industry is almost impossible. However, we know from past crises that building up critical workforce capabilities is a necessary step in recovery. In a travel era defined by rapid change and ongoing disruption, travel agencies will need to ensure their workforce has the right skills and technology […]

Travel Market Report: When Could the Corporate Travel Market Recover?

The corporate travel segment is a $1.4 billion industry, supporting millions of jobs worldwide, from air travel to hotels to travel management companies and corporate agencies. Now, eight months or so into the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate travel is still in a holding pattern, recovering largely at a slower pace than leisure travel. When the corporate […]