‘Pack your patience’: What to expect as you book summer travel this year – National

Canadians who are planning to travel this summer, “pack your patience.” That is the advice from one travel expert in Toronto, as unusually long lines at airports and passport offices continue to cause delays across the country. After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, there is a “pent-up demand to travel,” with interest surging “very close” … Read more

Retailers Are Having a Tough Year. It’s Still a Stock Picker’s Market.

The retail sector has seen a steep selloff this year, and upcoming first-quarter earnings may offer little relief. Still, what management teams say about the back half of the year could matter more for stock performance. Earnings season has already gotten underway, but reports from a number of major retailers aren’t due out until mid-May, … Read more

Retailers Are Having a Tough Year. It’s Still a Stock Picker’s Market.

The retail sector has seen a steep selloff this year, and upcoming first-quarter earnings may offer little relief. Still, what management teams say about the back half of the year could matter more for stock performance. Earnings season has already gotten underway, but reports from a number of major retailers aren’t due out until mid-May, … Read more

Saskatchewan airports sees increase in passengers since COVID restrictions lifted

Air travel in Saskatchewan has been up and down throughout the past two years, with many COVID-19 restrictions keeping travelers grounded. However, as restrictions lift, more flights are set to take off. “Through the year we were excited to add several new seasonal routes, as well as welcome back many previously served destinations, suspended through … Read more

A Reckoning in Consumer Spending May Not Be Just Around the Corner

Text size San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Many retail stocks are in a slump this year, on concerns that Americans may be spending less freely. Yet the reckoning may not be as imminent as some fear—which is good and bad news. Retail won big during the pandemic: Americans were eager to spend their stimulus … Read more

Two Cruise Lines to Buy and One to Sell, According to One Analyst

Text size Royal Caribbean Cruise ship Sebastien Salom-Gomis/AFP via Getty Images Cruise lines are trading down along with the overall market on Wednesday, but Carnival is seeing deeper losses than peers Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings following a doubt take on the former from Wells Fargo —at least for now. Analyst Daniel … Read more

Canadians still spending on travel, new cars despite red-hot inflation – National

Red-hot inflation has Canadians opening their wallets wider at the grocery store and gas pump, but that’s not stopping them from also spending on travel, new cars and home improvements as pent-up demand outweighs cost pressures, at least for now. Household consumption was the top contributor to Canada’s economic growth last year, according to official … Read more

As Spring Break travel heats up, experts warn of bogus deals and travel needs

InvestigateTV – Spring Break is in full swing and with COVID-19 cases trending downwards across the US and the world, many are preparing for their first vacation since 2020. However, as you plan for that perfect getaway, experts warn travelers need to watch out for con-artists offering deals too good to be true. “It’s an … Read more

Change in airport mandates encourage people to travel again

Traveling in the past two years has not been easy for anyone, but as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease, people are eager to take off. “I haven’t been on an actual trip for a long time, so I’m really excited, actually,” said McKenna Nameth, heading out of Canada. “We’re at the point where we need … Read more

US easing travel restrictions Monday, what you need to know

How US rules on international travel are changing More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns the US to close its borders to international travelers, restrictions are shifting to focus on vaccine status beginning Nov. 8, 2021. More than a year and a half after COVID-19 concerns the US to close its borders … Read more