Travel News

These Are the Top Travel Destinations of 2023

October 26, 2022

As the world opens up, there is no limit to the list of destinations that you can travel to. Rather, an abundance of options means that making a choice is more difficult. To help you make a decision, National Geographic has released its 2023 list of top travel destinations. The list is divided into five categories, and this year, it focuses on respecting people and cultures, as well as land and its conservation, according to CNN.

Alberta named a top travel destination for 2023 by National Geographic

October 26, 2022

“These destinations for 2023 are under the radar, ahead of the curve, and ready for you to start exploring,” the magazine touted.

Alberta was listed under the community category, with National Geographic saying visitors can “experience how long-held traditions and contemporary perspectives intersect, with Indigenous tourism outfitters in Alberta, Canada.”

5 Things International Travelers Forget to Pack

October 26, 2022

Have you ever taken a trip abroad, only to utter the infamous words, “Oh no, I forgot to pack…” soon after arriving at the destination hotel? If so, you are not alone. Many international vacationers do the same thing every year, even after spending long hours planning all the minute details of their long-awaited journeys. Of course, everyone has their own list of items they tend to fail to pack, but a few usual suspects tend to top the list of most frequently forgotten items.

European Travel Will Not Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels Until 2024

November 10, 2021

Even though European travel demand has recently increased due to the high vaccination rates, volumes are still far compared to the pre-pandemic period and are not expected to reach the latter until 2024.

Such conclusions have been reached through the European and Tourism Trends and Prospects quarterly report conducted by the European Travel Commission (ETC), which analyzes the impact of the current COVID-19 situation in the travel and tourism sector.

Canada could consider scrapping the pricey COVID-19 PCR test for travellers

November 8, 2021

As the U.S. reopens its land border, some experts say the Canadian government should consider scrapping its costly COVID-19 PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers — particularly for short cross-border trips. Instead, they suggest Ottawa could look at using the less expensive, faster and more convenient antigen tests, which are used to screen travellers in the U.S., but are also less reliable.