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Who is Carbon Neutral in Tourism in Québec?

Visitors to and from Québec contribute to Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG), regardless of the mode of transport, distance traveled, or the activity undertaken during a stay. To date, no study assessed neither travelers’ nor the tourism sector’s contributions to GHG [...]

What is Facebook’s impact on the tourism industry?

In an earlier Globe-Veilleur article, we explained why Facebook has quickly become one of the top virtual communities and a new social phenomenon unto itself. We are now going to examine its sphere of influence within the tourism industry, as many Quebec businesses are [...]

The resurgence of traditional travel agencies

The sector of so-called traditional travel agencies has probably undergone more upheaval than any other over the past decade. And yet, despite the popularity of the internet, the events of September 11, 2001, and the advent of zero commissions, agencies have learned to [...]

Tour operators moving online

Tourism giants, particularly TUI and Thomas Cook, have long been expected to become a strong web presence. Rebuilding from some difficult years, the major European tour operators have found a way to respond to discount carriers and online agencies, whose e-commerce brea[...]

Group Tourism takes on a youthful look

When we speak of package tours by coach, it usually means the traditional “tour and travel”. We think at once of customers who are pensioners or persons taking early retirement. Today, we notice a wave of rejuvenation: the average age of the passengers is cl[...]
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