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WE’RE NO. 1: Canada ranked world’s best country

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For the first time, Canada has taken top spot overall in the “2021 Best Countries Report,” a prominent ranking and analysis project that is designed to determine how countries are perceived by international business leaders and general citizens on the world stage. Beyond its overall top ranking, Canada, which placed 2nd overall in 2020, ranked No. 1 in quality of life and social purpose.

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DREAMING OF BEER TOWERS IN BOMBAY

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Why not Leopold’s in Mumbai for our establishment of the week? After all, these days we’ve got about as much chance of going there as any of the (unaffiliated) Canadian chain locations of the same name. But, alas, we’re still dreaming of travel as we navigate the third and maybe fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, so I’ll mine the recommendation of a travel pal – a regular pre-pandemic visitor…

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Marriott International Launches New Co-brand Credit Cards in Mexico with Mastercard and Banorte

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Marriott International, Mastercard, and Banorte today announced the launch of the Marriott Bonvoy (Gold) and Marriott Bonvoy Inspire (Platinum) credit cards in Mexico, offering card holders a wide variety of exclusive benefits at 85 Marriott International hotels and resorts in Mexico and over 7,600 hotels across 30 brands around the world. Benefits include the ability to earn points for everyday…

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Marriott Bonvoy™ and Uber Team Up for First of Its Kind Collaboration Enabling Members to Earn Points on Both Food Delivery and Rides

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Starting today, members of Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s (NASDAQ: MAR) award-winning travel program and marketplace, can earn points toward free nights at the company’s extraordinary portfolio of hotels and premium and luxury home rentals when ordering food delivery on Uber Eats and requesting select Uber rides (NYSE: UBER). Available across the United States…

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Escape to the Best of Maldives at Anantara Kihavah Villas

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Huravalhi Island, Maldives, April 14, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / Lending itself naturally to social distancing where one can truly unwind in spacious outdoor environments in a ‘one island, one resort’ setup, the Maldives has always been a dream vacation choice for most travellers. If you have been visualising a tropical luxury scene of embracing pure white shores lined with swaying palms…

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Macao Welcomed 100,000 Visitors during Easter and Ching Ming Festival Holidays

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Macao, Macao SAR, April 14, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The three-day (3 – 5 April) Ching Ming Festival Holidays of the Mainland fell between the Easter Holidays (2 – 6 April) this year. During the five-day holidays, Macao welcomed nearly 100,000 (99,568) visitor arrivals, with an average daily volume of almost 20,000 visitors (19,914). The average hotel occupancy rate was 53.1%.

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WTTC: Germany’s Tourism Sector Contribution to GDP Dropped €161 Billion

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Berlin, Germany, April 13, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of Germany’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out €161 billion from the nation’s economy. COVID-19 sparks a dramatic 46.9% collapse in the sector’s contribution to GDP. More than 440,000 jobs lost, while many more remain protected by the…

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BY ANY OTHER NAME: Vaccination passports may be on the way, but will Canadians be eligible

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‘Vaccination Passports’ – loaded words these days. Viewed by some as a threat to “freedoms” by others as the arrival of freedom to travel. Much of the chatter is fraught with distortion, misconception and wishful thinking. Many experts in the field agree that some of the controversy is caused by the name itself – the document in question is in fact a health certificate – not much different than…

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WTTC Research Reveals Tourism Sector Contribution to UK GDP Slumped Shocking £148 Billion

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London, United Kingdom, April 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of the UK’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a staggering £148 billion from the UK economy. Impact of COVID-19 sparks a 62.3% collapse in the sectors GDP. More than 300,000 jobs lost, while many more remain sustained by…

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Skål International Celebrating 89th Anniversary

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Malaga, Spain, April 12, 2021 / TRAVELINDEX / World’s largest global network of Tourism Professionals dedicating the entire month of April 2021 for Skål Celebrations and Doing Business Among Friends in the Travel and Tourism Industry. First Skål club was established in 1932 in Paris, France. After its foundation, the club was promoted by the friendship between a group of Parisian Travel Agents who…

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