• Maritime tourism operators look forward to a promising summer

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    During the May long weekend, many tourism operators witness increase of visitors and bookings, but in the current scenario, few are making vacation plans up till now.
    The summer months bring out the beauty in Cape Breton Island, along with prospective business for tourism operators.
    But for the second straight year, COVID-19 is creating a lot of ambiguity regarding what the summer tourism season will bring.
    Terri Shobbrook, owner of a bed and breakfast in Kempt Head, N.S. said, “In 2019 it was great. There has hardly been anything since then. I went from 100 per cent occupancy, to about 1...
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  • Expecting Japanese visitors is still months away in Hawaii

    Expecting Japanese visitors is still months away in Hawaii

    1 month ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Many in the tourism industry were expecting a possible summer recovery in Japanese visitors in Hawaii, but as per new projections, it could still be months away.
    Andy Trade, running a photography business for Japanese weddings, said that he used to get around 4 calls every day before COVID, but now he's getting zero.
    According to Hawaii Tourism Japan, in 2019, the state witnessed around 5,000 travelers visiting from Japan each day during the month of May. Now that number has been reduced to 50 to 75. Restrictions on travel by the Japanese Government are considered the biggest reason behind...
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