Roam Notes

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In time for summer travel, Japan reopened to international travellers in June. The Asian country eased into international tourism, reopening to tourists in a set of stages.

Sustainable Travel

Keepsie Kits makes switching to sustainable travel easy. The Ultimate Sustainable Travel Kit is the ultimate collection of ecofriendly travel products, filled with items like travel towels, a bamboo toothbrush, food storage bags, and more.


Hilton has opened a new beachfront hotel in Tulum, Mexico, filled with 735 rooms and suites, making it the company’s largest resort in the Caribbean and Latin America. The Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort opened in May and is on a beautiful white sand beach, with the suites facing the Caribbean Sea and rooms outfitted with private balconies.

Pico Island Adventure

Oakville residents Laura Scarfo & Carlos Soares launch a successful YouTube channel to promote Pico Island Azores, Portugal tourism and support the community. View their journey at

Travel Easier

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) created an app called Breeze Through Security to make travelling for Canadians easier. The app displays up-to-date wait times at security checkpoints in major Canadian airports, includes a list of what is allowed in carry on baggage or checked bags and more.