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followsummer Travel News

It is almost the end of July and our Canadian summer is flying by!

Have you booked your annual summer road trip? Got your camping gear ready to go and explore? Or simply planning on spending a lazy summer day at the beach with a good beach read?

Whatever your mid-summer travel plans are we hope you take followsummer along with your for the ride. You never know when travel inspiration will strike! Meanwhile, here is all the latest travel news. #TravelWell!

Sunwing Takes Home Major Award

Sunwing has received the Consumer Choice Award in the Greater Toronto Area in the category of Best Charter Airline and Vacation Provider for the fifth consecutive year. This latest accolade comes after receiving the award for the first time this past year in Halifax, St. John’s, Regina and Saskatoon. The tour operator has also earned the award for the past three consecutive years in Vancouver.


UK Nets Steady Increase in Overseas Visitors

The UK welcomed a record 39.2 million overseas visitors last year, up four percent from 2016. The latest figures show international visitors spent $42.3 billion CAD last year, up nine percent. And the UK welcomed 835,000 visits from Canada in 2017, up one percent from the previous year. Canadian spending, however, fell five percent.


Ryanair’s Summer of Strife Dents Profits

Ryanair has endured a pretty torrid summer with air traffic control strikes, increasing fuel prices and overcapacity in the European aviation market each taking their toll. Pre-tax profits fell 22 percent to $404 million (€345 million) in the first quarter of its financial year and many of the problems affecting the airline are not likely to go away quickly.


Small Luxury Hotels of the World Appoints New CEO

London-based Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a collection of more than 500 independent hotels worldwide, will have a new chief executive starting in September. Jean-François Ferre will succeed Filip Boyen, who has been CEO since October 2015.



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