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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - Jan 4 to 10 2021 SwapColdSnow

Sunwing moves to bring COVID testing to resorts to make travel “as easy as possible”: COO Andrew Dawson

Sunwing is trying to bring COVID-19 testing to resorts to simplify the travel experience for Canadians, who will soon be required to take a negative PCR test in order to return home. Andrew Dawson, Chief Operating Officer at Sunwing Travel Group, spoke to PAX on Monday.

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COVID Q&A: What happens if I can't get a test in destination? Transport Canada answers your questions

Transport Canada answers frequently asked questions about its new travel rule that requires all international passengers entering Canada to have a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival. The new policy starts Jan. 7, 2021.

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Playa Resorts - Standard banner (newsletter) Jan 4-10 2021 Hilton

Does Canada have the right to prevent Canadians from returning home?

Does the Government of Canada have the constitutional right to prohibit the return of travelling Canadians who do not meet its new COVID-19 testing requirements? Some doubt it.

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Iberostar - Standard Banner (Newsletter) - Dec 15 2020 Exclusive Travel Agent Reward Program

Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, founder of Sandals/Beaches Resorts, passes away at 79

Hotelier Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart, founder and chairman of Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, as well as parent company Sandals Resorts International, has died. He was 79.

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Pax Holiday Banner - Banner (Newsletter) - Dec 21 to Jan 3 2020

Ottawa to close sickness benefit loophole for quarantining travellers

A recently-exposed loophole that is letting Canadians who are quarantining after travelling abroad claim the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) will be closed, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday (Jan 5).

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Disney - Big box (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17 2021 Disney - Big box 2 (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17, 2021

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

“Unrealistic & disastrous”: Canada's travel industry reacts to new COVID-19 testing rules for air travellers

Starting Jan. 7, international passengers entering Canada must show a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival. What does this mean for Canada's travel industry? PAX spoke to travel agents, advocates and executives to get a clearer picture of what it all means.

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Be competitive, but now is not the time to skimp on quality, says Barcelo’s Rick McCauley

At a time when hospitality has come under increased scrutiny, resorts have too much to lose for cutting corners when it comes to offering quality experiences, says Rick McCauley, senior director of sales and marketing and M.I.C.E – Canada at The Barcelo Hotel Group.

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"Callous and impractical": IATA blasts Canada's new COVID-19 testing requirement

The International Air Transport Association is expressing "deep frustration" with Canada’s new COVID-19 testing requirement for all arriving air travellers.

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