DESTINATION AND TOURISM

Billionaire Space Tourism

July 11, 2021

Billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are set to fly into the final frontier on board their own spacecraft during the month of July.

On July 11 at 14:30 GMT, Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, along with two pilots and three other passengers will lift off from Virgin Galactic’s operational base at Spaceport America in the New Mexico desert. His crew will reach a peak altitude of some 89km (55 miles) and experience a few minutes of weightlessness before making a gliding descent back to Earth.

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Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, established in 1983, is a non-profit membership association that leads, supports, represents and enhances the province’s tourism industry.

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30+ Ways to Stay Safe While Traveling the World

Infographic | April 26, 2021

If you’re going to be traveling abroad soon, there’ll be plenty to think about – including what clothes you’re going to take and what exciting places you’re going to visit. However, one of the most important things you need to consider is your safety. While this might not be the most exciting aspect of your vacation, it could be the most crucial. And by making sure you’re clued-up on what to do before and while you’re on vacation, you’ll be given peace of mind that you and your family are safe. This infographic will help you get to grips with what safety issues you need to consider before and during your vacation. It covers everything from getting prepared before you go, to how to take care of your health and money while you’re abroad.

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Best Travel Destinations in 2020

Infographic | February 12, 2020

Growth in leisure travelers is predicted, as demonstrated in the 2018 US statistics. Department of Commerce, Regional Office of Travel and Tourism. However, as the holiday season approaches, you're probably thinking about what's the best way to spend each day, though traveling is not going to be missing on your list, of course. Since the year is about to end and 2020 is now coming to an end, traveling can be something to look forward to; but, while there may be different places where you can have the best vacation, you'll probably end up wondering where to have your vacation. Thankfully we have identified some of the best places for flying by 2020; read more from below.

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How Virtual Reality can Transform the Travel Industry (VR in Travel )

Infographic | January 21, 2020

Virtual Reality as a technology has existed for a while now, but it has evolved significantly lately and its applications in travel are only being realized now. It is touted as one of the hottest emerging technologies in tourism, and offers tremendous potential for travel agencies, DMCs, hotels and airlines. We created this short infographic highlighting the major benefits it provides both consumers and travel marketers. If you like it, do share it with your friends/colleagues.

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European Tourism: Trends & Prospects

Infographic | May 24, 2021

Lockdowns have persisted into 2021 as COVID-19 infection rates surge in some countries despite the vaccination rollout. Prospects for the summer season are mixed. While Europe works to overcome hurdles relating to vaccine side effects and supply shortages, innoculation programmes are still expected to accelerate over the summer, bringing down COVID-19 cases and raising hopes of easing restrictions.

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Flexibility. It’s always the best way forward.

Infographic | July 16, 2021

A checklist for navigating global T&E challenges. Is your travel and expense program reinforcing or restricting your overall adaptability? Ask yourself these questions to see if your solution is the best way to take your company where you want to go.

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4 Technologies Travel Agencies should invest in 2020

Infographic | January 23, 2020

The travel industry is evolving rapidly, and it's crucial for travel firms to adopt new technologies to keep up. Below are some of the top technologies travel agencies should invest in 2020 to remain competitive in the marketplace.

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Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, established in 1983, is a non-profit membership association that leads, supports, represents and enhances the province’s tourism industry.

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