Issue #31 - November 13-19, 2021 View online
Mark Stachiew Travels Friday Five

Welcome to the latest installment of the Friday Five, a quick collection of the most interesting travel stories I shared this week on Mark Stachiew TravelsThere's growing optimism about the recovery of travel and this week's stories reflect that. From Black Friday deals to lists of the best destinations for the year ahead, there's plenty to be excited about. 

You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to find discounted travel deals

An increasing number of Canadians are optimistic about travelling this winter and tour operators are offering deals to entice them so I wrote this roundup story to collect some of them. (National Post)

National Geographic reveals its top destinations for 2022

'Tis the season for travel publishers to release their picks for the best places to visit in the coming year. First it was Lonely Planet, now it's National Geographic's turn. (CNN)

Not every Canadian passenger is being screened for vaccine yet

It might surprise you to learn that not every Canadian passenger is being screened for their vaccination status yet. It turns out there's a reason for that. (Yahoo! News)

Travel in 2022 will be even busier than pre-pandemic times

Pandemic, schmandemic. Next year is predicted to be even more popular for trips than before the pandemic, a new report by the World Travel & Tourism Council shows. (Travel + Leisure)

These are the most Insgarammed UNESCO heritage sites of 2021

Rome tops this list of most Instagrammed UNESCO World Heritage Sites of 2021. Only one Canadian site made the cut. Can you guess which one? (Travel + Leisure)

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Have a great weekend!



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