Virgin is slashing flights to Queensland now we can visit again

Virgin Australia is selling flights to Queensland for as little as $85 in a sale that marks the Sunshine State reopening its borders to interstate travellers. From midday today, all travellers from all states and territories – except Victoria – will be able to visit Queensland when the state eases some of Australia’s toughest border […]

WTTC Launches Global Safety Stamp to Propel Post-COVID-19 Recovery

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has introduced a global safety and hygiene stamp to inspire travelers’ confidence and speed up the industry’s recovery in the wake of COVID-19. The new mark will recognize governments and businesses which have adopted WTTC’s health and hygiene protocols, known as “Safe Travels,” which are backed by the […]

Florida Keys Launches Tourism Video Contest

The Florida Keys remains closed to visitors due to the global COVID-19 crisis, but its tourism council has launched a new social media contest for travelers. Visitors can recreate their favorite Keys memories in video form while staying safe at home and sharing with the hashtag #FLKeysAtHomeChallenge on Instagram. Through May 25, 2020, U.S. residents […]

Westgate Resorts Launches WestgateCARES Program for Reopening

WHY IT RATES: Westgate announces a new roadmap for implementing enhanced health and safety operating procedures and will make these guidelines available publicly in hopes of assisting other businesses to form their own effective policies against COVID-19. — Laurie Baratti, TravelPulse Associate Writer Westgate Resorts announced today that its new, all-encompassing WestgateCARES Program will launch […]

Jenman Safaris launches online training for advisors

Jenman African Safaris has launched an online educational program to empower travel consultants with useful tools to enhance their Africa expertise. The initiative has taken off with webinars on three predominant sectors, distributing information on the tour operator’s Tailor Made Safaris, Jenman Select and Guided Group Tours. In the first week, Jenman African Safaris distributed […]

AmaWaterways launches marketing toolbox for advisors

While tensions have been growing between some suppliers and travel advisors over evolving commission and refund policies, others are using the Covid-19 travel shutdown and advertising lull to strengthen their ties with the agent community. AmaWaterways, for instance, is using its marketing muscle to launch an aggressive outreach and awareness program to keep travel advisors […]

Southwest Launches Summer Sale With Flights From $39 One-Way

Southwest Airlines is encouraging travelers to book now so they can fly later, launching its latest summer flight sale on Tuesday featuring one-way fares as low as $39. Travelers must book by Thursday, April 16 at 11:59 p.m. CT to score the discounted seats. Summer sale fares are valid for continental U.S., interisland Hawaii and […]