Covid-19 Travel Updates

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Using AR & VR Technologies for Tourism Businesses
  • www.tourismni.com
  • 5 May, 2021
Management and staff across the Hospitality and Tourism sector have been under huge strain since the beginning of the pandemic. As identified by industry representatives, funded by the Department for the Economy (DfE), and delivered in partnership across NI FE Colleges view more +
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WTTC launches initiative supporting women in travel and tourism
  • www.hotelbusiness.com/
  • 29 April, 2021
Travel and tourism leaders pledged to work towards women’s equality and boost female representation in leadership roles in an announcement before the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) view more +
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VACCINE TOURISM : All you need to know
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 28 April, 2021
What if there was a single way out to the two most common problems almost all of us are facing today, Anxiety and Suffocation. We are anxious about the health and wellbeing of all of the people around us view more +
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GOOGLE can now email you about COVID-19 travel advisory changes
  • finance.yahoo.com
  • 28 April, 2021
Google says that based on the searches it's been getting, travel interest appears to be on the rebound now that COVID-19 vaccines have started rolling out. Planning trips at this point is still tricky, though, because travel restrictions vary across countries and could change anytime view more +
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For the Best Vacation Ever, Plan Like Grandma and Act Like a Teen
  • www.bloomberg.com
  • 28 April, 2021
At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And when we can again, we want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our luxury fields—food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate—to learn about their high-end hacks, time-saving tips view more +
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UNWTO, IATA collaborate to restore confidence in travel
  • whotelier.businessworld.in
  • 26 April, 2021
UNWTO and IATA collaborate to restore confidence in travel. The UNWTO-IATA Destination Tracker is a new free online tool for governments to provide information on COVID-19 requirements for travel and the measures in place at the destination view more +
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VACCINE TOURISM: Destinations offering Vaccination on Arrival
  • www.newindianexpress.com
  • 25 April, 2021
Vijayan Menon’s travel agent in Bengaluru got a surprising request from the IT specialist. Menon wanted to know whether he could pack his bags to take a flight to Russia. India and Russia have created an air bubble arrangement that allows travel between the two countries view more +
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Find out which countries are welcoming international tourists back
  • edition.cnn.com
  • 22 April, 2021
There have been more than 142 million Covid-19 cases worldwide and vaccination roll outs have been much smoother in some countries than others. This pandemic is far from over, even though many of us are now itching to make plans to travel or to reunite with loved ones view more +
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Hawaii to begin vaccine passports for travel between islands
  • apnews.com
  • 21 April, 2021
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will allow state residents who have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus to skip pre-travel testing and quarantine requirements for flights between islands. Hawaii becomes the second state in the nation after New York view more +
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Digital Travel Certificate: France First EU Country To Launch
  • www.forbes.com
  • 20 April, 2021
France has begun testing a digital application to store Covid-19 test and vaccination certificates, becoming the first EU country to do so, hopefully finding a way to restart travel to the world’s number one visited country very soon view more +
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Is pandemic travel safer by car or plane? We asked a doctor
  • www.9news.com
  • 16 April, 2021
The CDC has now said that fully-vaccinated people can travel safely … this is reported widely, but in the discussion, only air travel is mentioned. My question is, what is the relative difference in safety between air trip and a road trip? view more +
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Revenge travel the trend for next few years
  • www.huffpost.com
  • 6 April, 2021
With the vaccine rollout picking up pace, Americans are starting to feel more cautiously optimistic about the prospect of traveling again. Those in the travel industry are hoping for a surge in bookings in the coming months and years. A sense of wanderlust has been building, after all view more +
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What is the Health Passport South Africa and how will it benefit tourism
  • www.iol.co.za
  • 20 April, 2021
Health Passport Worldwide is a digital platform designed to support the healthcare sector and the safe return of the travel, tourism and events industries. Engineered in Europe by the ROQU Group, the platform combines the latest digital technologies with official Covid-19 tests and vaccinations view more +
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Should you get travel insurance for vacations during COVID-19? Here's what to consider
  • www.freep.com
  • 20 April, 2021
Someday in the not-too-distant future, you’ll once again be able to make your family vacation ideas a reality and head out to the best family vacation spots in the U.S. –maybe even to Europe, Asia or the Caribbean. And once you make the decision to travel again view more +
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Digital Travel Certificate: France First EU Country To Launch
  • www.forbes.com
  • 20 April, 2021
France has begun testing a digital application to store Covid-19 test and vaccination certificates, becoming the first EU country to do so, hopefully finding a way to restart travel to the world’s number one visited country very soon view more +
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How to travel with unvaccinated children?
  • wsiltv.com
  • 19 April, 2021
(WSIL) -- As we head into vacation season, the pandemic has made it difficult for families to plan a safe trip, especially for unvaccinated children. Outreach Coordinator Nathan Ryder, from Southern Seven Health Department says it is all about comfort when it comes to planning your vacation view more +
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IATA introduces "Travel Pass", initiates international trials
  • raajje.mv
  • 18 April, 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) have introduced a Covid-19 "Travel Pass" for international travelers, trials for which are currently ongoing. The "Travel Pass" was introduced by IATA in light of the Covd-19 pandemic to ease transport for travelers view more +
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CRUISE SHIPS are heading back to Venice this year
  • edition.cnn.com
  • 16 April, 2021
(CNN) — It's set to be one of the first cruises to take to the waters after things start back up this summer. Departing June 5, the sumptuous MSC Orchestra will take a week-long trip around the Adriatic and the Mediterranean, taking in Italy, Croatia and Greece view more +
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Travel Trends show smaller communities could see a spike in tourism after COVID-19 pandemic
  • www.wnct.com
  • 15 April, 2021
GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – As businesses continue to open more, an expert from East Carolina University is looking into how the hospitality and tourism industry might rebound after the coronavirus pandemic view more +
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How to finally redeem those unused flight credits and prepare your wallet for post-pandemic travel
  • www.cnbc.com
  • 12 April, 2021
While the pandemic is not yet over, vaccinated Americans have started to consider travel plans for the spring, summer and fall of this year. According to TripAdvisor, May through August are proving to be the most popular months for domestic vacations, and many travelers view more +
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Vaccine Passports and Visas—What’s Next on the Horizon
  • www.natlawreview.com
  • 05 April, 2021
One of industries perhaps hardest hit by the coronavirus, the travel industry, received welcomed news late last week in the form of CDC guidance stating that people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can resume domestic travel and do not need to get tested for COVID-19 view more +
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Sustainability key to global tourism recovery
  • www.meed.com
  • 04 April, 2021
As the global travel and tourism sector continues to battle the Covid-19 health crisis, it is crucial that it does not lose sight of the bigger picture. The industry was experiencing shifting winds even before the pandemic. Target 8.9 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aims view more +
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Future air travel may include digital proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • fox11online.com
  • 30 March, 2021
GREENVILLE (WLUK) -- Places like entertainment, venues or airports might soon require people to show proof of being vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are traveling in the U.S. you don't need to show a COVID -19 vaccination card yet view more +
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Vaccine passports: How they could be used to give COVID-19 travel the green light
  • www.cnet.com
  • 21 March, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, but as the promise of a brighter future moves from improbable to possible thanks to coronavirus vaccinations, a new question is emerging: Should countries and the private sector embrace the idea of a digital vaccine passport for travel, working and dining? view more +
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How to use your travel vouchers and credits
  • www.bostonglobe.com
  • 18 March, 2021
When the pandemic hit in early 2020, thousands of flights were canceled, and travelers were given vouchers and credits to use toward future bookings. It’s a year later, are they expiring? What’s the best way to redeem them? We consulted two experts for their advice, Scott Keyes view more +
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Top 10 Economical Restaurants in Dubai
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 17 March, 2021
With an extensive array of world-famous restaurants in Dubai, it is undoubtedly a cakewalk to keep the Foodie in you pleased. Serving wholesome luxuries from almost all cuisines globally, these restaurants leave no stone unturned to satisfy their visitors with traditional flavours and warm hospitality view more +
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Top 10 Restaurants in Dubai
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 17 March, 2021
When it comes to food, Dubai is way more glamorous than one can imagine. The best restaurants in Dubai serve almost every national cuisine worldwide, including many specializing in Dubai's Arabic delicacy. Dubai does not have its own Michelin Guide, but instead view more +
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Travel Changes For Those Who Are Fully Vaccinated
  • www.forbes.com
  • 16 March, 2021
The coronavirus vaccine is becoming available to more people across the United States and the world. Given the uptick in travel, it seems that more people are becoming confident to travel once they become fully vaccinated. Here are some travel changes to know about for those who have been (or will soon be) vaccinated view more +
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How to travel safely to new destinations with your pet
  • www.fox28media.com
  • 15 March, 2021
Are you craving a vacation? You're not the only one who's ready to bask in the spring sunshine and explore new places. Your pets are just as eager as you, if not more. If you plan to bring your pet on your next adventure, there are several things you'll need to do to prepare view more +
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UNWTO calls for a more sustainable future for tourism
  • www.tradearabia.com
  • 14 March, 2021
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) stressed that sustainability was high on the agenda, leading efforts to ensure the sector lives up to its responsibilities for planet as well as people, at ITB Berlin, a global tourism fair view more +
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Celebratory ‘vaxications’ are giving the travel industry a boost
  • www.hindustantimes.com
  • 08 March, 2021
Josephine Darwin, 65, marked March 3 on her calendar with the importance of a golden anniversary and planned to celebrate it with similar gusto. On that date, she and her husband, John, 67, would officially be immune—or as near as can be—from Covid-19 view more +
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Know all about IATA travel pass for travellers
  • timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 03 March, 2021
International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline traders’ association from across the globe promoting cooperation in ensuring the safety, security and reliability of air services. In order to ensure hassle free air travel, the association is planning to launch IATA Travel view more +
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UNESCO and World Tourism Organization collaborate on cultural tourism recovery guidelines
  • www.whc.unesco.org
  • 02 March, 2021
New guidelines developed by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in cooperation with UNESCO outline how tourism and culture stakeholders can work together to support the inclusive recovery of cultural tourism, as countries around the world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic view more +
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Vaccine Certificates: Certifiably A Chance To Change Travel
  • www.forbes.com
  • 28 February, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has not changed anything in travel; all it has done is accelerate everything. It’s an interesting thought experiment to ask what that might mean for aviation and for tourism more generally. The path the entire travel and tourism industry was heading down leads inexorably view more +
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Countries That Are Open to COVID-19 Vaccinated Travelers
  • www.travelandleisure.com
  • 25 February, 2021
Editor's note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure view more +
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10 Things to Know before you visit Dubai
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 23 February, 2021
Dubai is globally the most visited destinations and home to several record breakers, from the busiest international airport to the world's tallest tower. The glitzy Gulf Emirate is privileged to have tourism throughout the year view more +
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Top 10 Activities in Dubai
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 23 February, 2021
The UAE is the most prosperous nations globally, and a holiday to any one of its seven emirates warrants awe and wonder. The splendid architecture, jaw-dropping malls, and attractions deeply ingrained in the Arab culture are enough to leave you spellbound for your entire holiday view more +
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Top 10 Attractions in Dubai
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 22 February, 2021
There is a plethora of places in Dubai to choose from. All you need to do is pick a category, and you will have a definitive list of options spun out in front of you. Dubai has a whole lot, where you can either choose to discover the aquatic life at Underwater Zoo and Dubai Aquarium view more +
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Have vaccine, will travel: Immunized seniors are getting vacation-ready
  • www.economictimes.indiatimes.com
  • 20 February, 2021
When the coronavirus hit, Jim and Cheryl Drayer, 69 and 72, canceled all their planned travel and hunkered down in their home in Dallas. But earlier this month, the Drayers both received the second dose of their Covid-19 vaccinations view more +
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The Destinations open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19
  • www.edition.cnn.com
  • 17 February, 2021
(CNN) — As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, countless destinations around the world are rolling out vaccines to their most vulnerable citizens view more +
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Is It OK to Travel to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?
  • www.rollingstone.com
  • 16 February, 2021
As the CEO of Jettly, a private jet charter service, Justin Crabbe has facilitated countless types of travel over the years. But over the past two months, a new category has emerged: coronavirus medical tourism, which involves traveling outside your home state to receive the Covid-19 vaccine view more +
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What Happens If A Travel Voucher Expires Before Restrictions Are Lifted?
  • www.simpleflying.com
  • 12 February, 2021
Just under a year ago, when COVID-19 emerged and spread rapidly across the world, many airlines had to collectively cancel thousands of flights and suspend service to numerous destinations. How these cancelations were handled varied from airline to airline view more +
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Choose the Perfect Resort in Dubai for a Wonderful Family Vacation
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 12 February, 2021
Travelling is an essential part of life. When you travel, you get to learn more about a place. You get to see how beautiful the place is, you get to try out various delicacies, and you get to live the culture view more +
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Sustainable tourism will dominate travel industry: Ritu Mehrotra, Booking.com
  • www.yourstory.com
  • 09 February, 2021
COVID-19 changed travel as we knew it. After WHO announced the pandemic, governments across the globe imposed travel restrictions to curb the spread of the virus. As a result, the travel and hospitality industries came to an abrupt halt. Several people were laid off and salary cuts were announced across the industry view more +
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Best Places to Party in Goa
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 09 February, 2021
Goa's nightlife is a unique piece of thrill and adventure. The party capital of India gives you the experience to reminisce for a lifetime. These excellent places to party in Goa are famous for live acts like UV displays, fireworks, and internationally acclaimed DJs who set the stage on fire view more +
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Which COVID-19 tests are required for international travel?
  • www.abc27.com
  • 07 February, 2021
The U.S., for example, will accept results from either a test that detects the genetic material of the virus — considered the most sensitive type of test — or a rapid test that looks for viral proteins called antigens. The tests must have been taken no more than three days before departing for the U.S. view more +
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What if you test positive for covid-19 abroad?
  • www.washingtonpost.com
  • 06 February, 2021
Now that entry into the United States requires a negative coronavirus test result taken within 72 hours, travelers have been scrambling to secure coronavirus tests abroad — with many opting for speedier, though less-accurate, rapid tests. And most travelers probably view more +
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6 Unexpected Kid-friendly Destinations That Offer Plenty
  • www.travelandleisure.com
  • 06 February, 2021
Editor's Note: Travel might be complicated right now, but use our inspirational trip ideas to plan ahead for your next bucket-list adventure. Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 view more +
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Healthy Passport Apps Under Development in Travel Industry
  • www.govtech.com
  • 05 February, 2021
A hodge-podge of tech firms, industry associations and airlines have been developing and trialing different digital passport options to ease the process of complying with COVID-19 health requirements for travel view more +
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'Corona Passport': Digital Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
  • www.weather.com
  • 04 February, 2021
Your passport may soon include proof that you have received a COVID-19 vaccine or have tested negative for the new coronavirus. And that proof may be in a digital format. To help revive a travel industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, countries, airlines and other companies view more +
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ARTICLE - Best Places to Eat in Goa
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 02 February, 2021
Goan cuisine is famous for tickling the taste buds. The tropical climate of the state calls for intensely flavoured and spicy food. The state of Goa in India has the Arabian sea circumscribing its West Coast. This small state's cuisine is mostly influenced by Hindu Saraswat origins view more +
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ARTICLE - Top Beaches to Visit in Goa
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 01 February, 2021
Goa is famed for its most idyllic and alluring beaches. It is one of the best destinations to enjoy beach break with practically states entire coastline dotted with stretch after stretch of long sandy beach. One can experience different vibes and aesthetics depending on which part of Goa you decide to settle view more +
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ARTICLE - Odisha – The Land of Unexplored Wonders
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 28 January, 2021
Odisha is a land of unexplored wonders. I feel the bliss that I made it there. Planning a trip to Odisha was difficult because I knew naught about it. People usually mention the Puri beaches, Konark temples, and other similar places, but I wanted to explore Odisha's unseen side view more +
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New COVID-19 guidelines from Dubai Government's Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing
  • 27 January, 2021
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has decided to put all entertainment activities on hold that include performances, live band and DJs at restaurants and beach clubs until further notice view more +
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What is Vaccine Tourism?
  • www.deseret.com
  • 24 January, 2021
Americans have been traveling in recent days to get the COVID-19 vaccine, an experience being called “vaccine tourism.” It’s pretty simple. Vaccine tourism is the idea of people visiting other states across the country in search of COVID-19 vaccines, according to Bloomberg view more +
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Vaccine passports 'essential' for resumption of international travel
  • www.theguardian.com
  • 22 January, 2021
Vaccine passports must become essential travel documents in order to restart international tourism. The recommendation comes from the Global Tourism Crisis Committee, which met in Madrid this week to discuss measures to ensure the safe resumption of international travel view more +
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WTTC Creates Mental Health Guidelines to Aid Travel & Tourism Recovery
  • www.hotelbusiness.com
  • 14 January, 2021
LONDON—The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new mental health guidelines for the travel and tourism sector, which have been compiled to support businesses of all sizes to support the mental health of their employees view more +
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ARTICLE - Bhangarh Asia's Most Haunted Place
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 11 January, 2021
I want to share my recent travel experience to Bhangarh – The Most Haunted Place in Asia. Bhangarh is a place that has its own Scary Tales and Stories. The Bhangarh Fort is located on the Sariska Tiger Reserve border in the Aravali Range of Hills in Alwar District, Rajasthan view more +
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WTTC supports new travel measures to curb COVID-19
  • www.bwhotelier.businessworld.in
  • 09 January, 2021
Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said, “WTTC supports measures designed to curb COVID-19 and protect public health but calls for the complete removal of unnecessary quarantines. Requiring inbound travellers and holidaymakers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 view more +
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Covid restrictions relaxed, tourism industry on revival path
  • www.tribuneindia.com
  • 09 January, 2021
The tourism industry that struggled for survival due to the Covid-19 lockdown for nearly eight months is in the revival phase following lifting of curbs and night curfew in four districts. Hoteliers are upbeat after a surge in tourist inflow during Christmas and New Year view more +
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You may need vaccine passport for travel next year
  • www.hindustantimes.com
  • 28 December, 2020
As nations start rolling out the coronavirus vaccines, hopes are high for a return to normalcy by next year. Coronavirus disease (Covid-19), that has infected over 80 million people worldwide and killed 1.76 million, has changed the way of life across nations view more +
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ARTICLE - Mukteshwar - An Unexplored Gem in Uttarakhand
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 22 December, 2020
Travel is something we all love. So much to see and so much to learn. With this blog, I am sharing my experience of this beautiful small Mountain town known as Mukteshwar in Uttrakhand District. So, come and be a part of my journey to Mukteshwar view more +
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Travel and tourism: Disrupted, rebooted, and reorganised
  • www.thehindu.com
  • 21 December, 2020
Shutting shop hadn’t occurred to me even as a vague possibility in the three decades that I have spent in the travel industry. Driven by the government directive to lockdown the country, I had to take the tough call of closing my office down, temporarily, and asking the staff to go on indefinite view more +
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ARTICLE - Discover the unique winter wonders of Saudi Arabia
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 18 December, 2020
Winter in Saudi is a special time of year. This year Saudi has a new experience waiting for all, from the snow-top mountains of Tabuk to the lush green valleys of Al Baha and the pristine beaches of Umluj. Saudi Arabia has many natural and historical landmarks and has been a cradle view more +
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What the COVID-19 vaccine could mean for the future of travel
  • www.insider.com
  • 12 December, 2020
When news of successful COVID-19 vaccine trials hit, the world, ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, finally saw some light at the end of the tunnel. In fact, many travelers immediately started researching their next trips, as travel search engines like Skyscanner view more +
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Tourism ministry urges Covid-19 insurance cover for foreign tourists
  • www.business-standard.com
  • 8 December, 2020
Foreign tourists visiting India may be offered attractively priced Covid-19 insurance covers as a part of the tourism ministry's plans to revive the sector. Over 10.9 million foreign tourists visited India in 2019. Inbound tourism, however, came to a standstill in March when the government view more +
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ARTICLE - Eerie 18km Milestone At Manali
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 2 December, 2020
It was a cold, chilly evening as we made up our way towards Manali. The biting wind prevented us from opening our car windows. The winds passing through dense foliage sounded like sad wails. Conversation within the car had dried up, and an eerie silence took its place view more +
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Airlines set sights on digital passports for COVID-19 vaccine
  • www.thehill.com
  • 28 November, 2020
The travel industry is moving ahead with plans to ensure a coronavirus vaccine means tourism and travel, both domestically and internationally, can quickly be revived. Industry leaders are coordinating their efforts to create a digital passport view more +
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ARTICLE - Novara - My City
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 21 November, 2020
Novara is my city, second in size among the Piedmont capitals. Thanks to its position, well connected with the major communication routes, approximately halfway between Turin and Milan, and only 32km from Malpena Airport, it is ideal for commercial and industrial development view more +
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ARTICLE - Solace, Sand, and Sunset in Boracay
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 17 November, 2020
I still can’t help myself from missing Boracay, a place where I always find my solace. For the past few years, I’ve been going back and forth to this tiny paradise located in Aklan, together with my family and most of the time with my friends view more +
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ARTICLE - The Holy Haridwar and Rishikesh
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 12 November, 2020
I recently went to my grandma's house, and there I had a great time with my cousins. We planned to visit Haridwar and Rishikesh. We had hired a minibus and then the entire family left for Haridwar view more +
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ARTICLE - Placid Pangot
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 10 November, 2020
My recent trip was to Pangot, a charming hamlet in the Kumaon hills, Situated amid beautiful high-rise hills. Pangot is the right place for nature-lovers, birdwatchers, and people who appreciate a life of serenity! It’s 15 kilometers from Nainital at an altitude of 6500 feet view more +
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FICCI suggests measures for revival of tourism post COVID lockdown
  • www.newindianexpress.com
  • 21 November, 2020
BHUBANESWAR: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has recommended a slew of measures for revival of travel, tourism and hospitality industry post lockdown view more +
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Google adds COVID-related health and safety info to Google Travel
  • www.weforum.org
  • 12 November, 2020
Google announced it’s adding more COVID-related health and safety information to its Google Travel booking service. Starting this week, when users search for hotels and vacation rental properties through Google Travel, they may see new information about COVID-19 view more +
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Building safe travel bubbles
  • www.bangkokpost.com
  • 9 November, 2020
People will be eagerly following the expected launch of the world's first travel bubble later this month, which will enable people who test negative for Covid-19 to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore on designated flights without having to go through quarantine view more +
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Traveling to Italy during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go
  • www.edition.cnn.com
  • 6 November, 2020
(CNN) — If you're planning a trip to Italy, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic. Italy is currently in a state of emergency until January 2021 because of the pandemic view more +
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Creating the Post-Covid Travel Program
  • www.businesstravelnews.com
  • 5 November, 2020
For the travel that does return in 2021, programs are evolving, with a focus on communication, duty of care and a closer relationship with risk management partners. "Risk management is the most important topic right now because it’s the lever we can pull to make progress view more +
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“Travel agents are key for the restart of tourism”, says Italian National Tourism Board's chief marketer
  • www.travelweekly.com.au
  • 3 November, 2020
Among yesterday’s blockbuster sessions, we heard from the marketing and promotion director for the Italian National Tourism Board, Maria Elena Rossi, and boy did she have some nice things to say about travel agents view more +
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How Can Sailing Be Sustainable Travel?
  • www.luxurytravelmagazine.com
  • 2 November, 2020
It has been predicted that by the year 2036, there will be 7.8 billion air passenger journeys per year. This is highly concerning the climate change and environment protection groups, as it would account for around one quarter of the global carbon budget alone view more +
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Travel insurance options for digital nomads | Travel
  • www.nonpareilonline.com
  • 31 October, 2020
Travel insurance can safeguard your nonrefundable reservations and reimburse you for any unexpected emergency medical costs that you incur while traveling. However, the travel insurance needs of those taking several short vacations view more +
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Coronavirus: Is virtual reality tourism about to take off?
  • www.bbc.com
  • 31 October, 2020
Plans for these and other international trips in 2020 were brought to an abrupt halt by the Covid-19 pandemic. Around the world, once-crowded sights lay dormant, with hotels empty and not a tourist in sight view more +
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ARTICLE - Diu - A Surprise Package
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 26 September, 2020
Today, all we need is a break from the break. We are looking at destinations that are in India and safe to travel. Let's explore a unique destination, which will be a complete surprise package for you. Diu is a hidden treasure in terms of a tourist destination view more +
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ARTICLE - Chatbots - Adding Power to Customer Service with Artificial Intelligence
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 25 September, 2020
Chatbots are the instant messengers powered by AI-based technology to provide customer support through chat to your customers in real-time around the clock view more +
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ARTICLE - 5 Latest Marketing Trends for Travel and Tourism Industry
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 21 September, 2020
Due to the current situation, you must be keen to find out the biggest travel marketing trends you need to know? As we all know, the travel industry is wildly competitive. And if you want to stand above in the travel world, it is essential to keep aware of the most recent and relevant industry data and marketing trends view more +
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ARTICLE - Mask – “Something that hides but also communicates"
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 18 September, 2020
We expected 2020 to be filled with ideas from the aspiring minds, which includes reverberation in technology, flying cars, startling fashion, and so much more. But we got a pandemic that has changed our lifestyle and forced the people view more +
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ARTICLE - Virtual Shows and their Ever-Increasing Importance
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 15 September, 2020
As the world markets open and the wheels of the economy start to turn positively, all businesses are gearing up to start with renewed energy. Every company has been strategically planning the way forward from here, and critically needs each other’s support to thrive again view more +
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ARTICLE - Medical Tourism
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 08 September, 2020
In times of such a global crisis, you realize the importance of Medical Tourism and its benefits. Medical Tourism is when a patient travels to another country for better or cost-effective treatment view more +
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ARTICLE - Medical Tourism
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 08 September, 2020
In times of such a global crisis, you realize the importance of Medical Tourism and its benefits. Medical Tourism is when a patient travels to another country for better or cost-effective treatment view more +
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ARTICLE - Udaipur - City of Lakes
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 30 August, 2020
Today, we all need a break from this break, and what can be better than travel. The new normal is the way to live now, so we have to adapt to it and move forward. I believe we all are looking for a short holiday to nearby places view more +
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ARTICLE - How Digital Marketing Adds Value to your Business during COVID-19
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 29 August, 2020
Are you feeling as if you are standing behind the competition and looking for some actionable tips to grow your business during the current situation? If Yes, in this article, we will focus on the most popular digital marketing tips that will help you beat your competitors! view more +
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ARTICLE - Udaipur - City of Lakes
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 30 August, 2020
Today, we all need a break from this break, and what can be better than travel. The new normal is the way to live now, so we have to adapt to it and move forward. I believe we all are looking for a short holiday to nearby places view more +
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ARTICLE - How Digital Marketing Adds Value to your Business during COVID-19
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 29 August, 2020
Are you feeling as if you are standing behind the competition and looking for some actionable tips to grow your business during the current situation? If Yes, in this article, we will focus on the most popular digital marketing tips that will help you beat your competitors! view more +
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ARTICLE - Solo Trip - Little Courage and a Whole New Experience
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 28 August, 2020
For a person like me who is always surrounded by friends and families throughout life, the idea of going on a SOLO TRIP is a strange one. I always thought about how a person could go on a trip all by himself. With one to talk to and enjoy with, he must feel like a complete loner view more +
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ARTICLE - The Beautiful Country of Thailand
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 27 August, 2020
Finally, the Wait is over - the day has come when we all can travel again to the beautiful Country of Thailand. A short flight from India, Thailand, is one Country that caters to all age groups' needs. Pristine Beaches, Shopping, Clubs, Delicious food, and the list goes on view more +
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WTTC launches interactive COVID-19 Travel Demand Recovery Dashboard
  • www.hospitalitynet.org
  • 21 August, 2020
London, UK - A new in-depth data dashboard highlighting the recovery of travel demand across flights and hotels, as well as revealing the shifting intentions of travellers through online travel searches, has been launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) view more +
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How To Buy Travel Insurance Based On Your Destination Country
  • www.forbes.com
  • 21 August, 2020
When it comes to travel insurance, one size does not fit all. At least that’s what Hanna Thomas discovered when she planned a recent trip across Asia. It turns out that buying travel insurance based on your destination isn’t easy view more +
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Google Search to offer Covid-19 related safe travel plans, hotels stay and more features
  • www.deccanherald.com
  • 15 August, 2020
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ARTICLE - Hoysala Dynasty Architecture and Bahubali Jain Temple
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 13 August, 2020
India is a land of hidden treasures in terms of Architecture, and now is a good time to explore Indian history. Today I will be telling you all about my experience at the Hoysala dynasty temples, famous for its carving in Hassan view more +
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ARTICLE - Red Sea Cruises - New Tourism Development by Saudi Arabian Tourism
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 10 August, 2020
While everyone is still contemplating how travellers will vacation, Saudi Tourism has made the bold move to bring cruising to the Red Sea. The Saudi Summer Campaign welcomed by expats and Saudi nationals, as vacationing is prime during the summers view more +
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ARTICLE - Jammu and Kashmir, India - Blessing in Disguise
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 10 August, 2020
I would like to acknowledge that by the grace of God, I am born in a family who feels travel experiences are a perfect way to blend into the soul of knowledge and contentment. We had a planned family trip to this heaven on earth in May 2016 view more +
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What Travellers can Look Forward to in India
  • www.outlookindia.com
  • 10 August, 2020
Tourism is a powerful engine that drives most of how a country functions, be it in an economic, cultural, social or educational sense. It creates employment, it spearheads growth champions diverse cultural heritage, and overall, improves the quality of people’s lives view more +
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Travel plans coming soon? Make sure you pack these must-haves
  • www.hindustantimes.com
  • 09 August, 2020
We all have our fingers crossed for this pandemic to end so that we are able to travel again without the constant fear of contamination. Since March 2020, the country has been in lockdown and all flights have been grounded view more +
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STAYCATIONS and weekend getaways: Can domestic travel
  • www.channelnewsasia.com
  • 08 August, 2020
SINGAPORE: Mentari Primananti, 41, spent last week’s Idul Adha holiday at a resort in Bandung, Indonesia. The two nights of accommodation cost around 1 million rupiah (US$68.56), half of what it would usually cost view more +
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ARTICLE - Sustainable Tourism - The Only Way Forward
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 08 August, 2020
The 21st century has connected the world unlike ever before, making it a ‘Not So Lonely A Planet.’ However, this connectedness has brought about an over-exhaustion of the resources view more +
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WHO advises gradual easing of travel restrictions
  • www.schengenvisainfo.com
  • 04 August, 2020
In the last month, countries have started easing coronavirus travel restrictions, which has led to a spike in infections in several countries, as well as the reintroduction of border controls and entry restrictions view more +
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Travel Insurance - 10 things to look for in the era of Coronavirus
  • www.forbes.com
  • 05 August, 2020
With the coronavirus pandemic causing extreme uncertainty around foreign travel, 80% of people think that travel insurance has never seemed so important – that’s according to travel insurance provider Staysure view more +
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Travel Credit Cards : All you need to know
  • www.forbes.com
  • 04 August, 2020
Using a credit card when you’re abroad is a convenient way to pay for shopping and day trips, but if you choose the wrong one, you’ll be stung by an array of fees and charges. view more +
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Safe vacation : Travel tips during COVID-19
  • www.woodwardnews.net
  • 04 August, 2020
Oklahoma has many fun options for individuals and families whether for a day, a weekend, or for several days. There can also be out-of-state and out-of-country vacation options. Each location has its own department of tourism that can give you the information you need in planning your vacation. view more +
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Workation : Working as a digital nomad in India
  • www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 04 August, 2020
As the world went into a shutdown mode, it saw a rise in the digital nomad community as professionals welcomed working from home. Keeping up with the pace the hospitality takes the leap to customise workations. view more +
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A guide to road trips during Coronavirus times
  • www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 03 August, 2020
While cities are unlocking around the world, travelling by air to another country for vacation still seems like a distant dream. In such a situation, a road trip would perhaps be the best thing to do. Travelling to safe zones within a country view more +
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WHO issues advice as international travel continues to ease
  • www.itij.com
  • 03 August, 2020
As new intelligence from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reveals that 40 per cent of all worldwide destinations have now eased Covid-19 restrictions on international travel (as of 19 July view more +
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India needs to make working credit available for tourism industry: UNWTO Director
  • www.economictimes.indiatimes.com
  • 03 August, 2020
NEW DELHI: India should look at policy fixes which can help the tourism industry following the Covid-19 pandemic and the basic requirement is the centre should make working credit available to the industry, said Suman Billa, director at World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and former view more +
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Deep Seclusion Travel
  • www.outlookindia.com
  • 02 August, 2020
Over the past one month, Manav Mehra has been looking for a place high up in the hills where work calls cannot reach him. Peeyush Pal, who was dreaming of Valley of Flowers this year, is now considering hiring a campervan to do a Shah Rukh Khan view more +
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FOCUS : From travel pods to private jets, affluent travelers are eager to make vacations happen
  • www.cnbc.com
  • 02 August, 2020
Well-heeled travelers seem to be more optimistic about when they’ll be able to fly and cruise than the average vacationer, industry observers say. Cruise lines, hotels and guided vacation companies are pivoting to court view more +
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Mask wearing could boost tourism
  • www.apg-wi.com
  • 31 July, 2020
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Untouched Rajasthan
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 30 July, 2020
The untouched lands of Rajasthan tell the great tales of the yesteryears and are the true representation of India’s glorious past. The magical sand dunes of Rajasthan view more +
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WHO : Public Health considerations while resuming international travel
  • www.who.int
  • 30 July, 2020
Many countries have halted some or all international travel since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic but now have plans to re-open travel. This document outlines key considerations view more +
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Less fear, more safety the key to tourism restart
  • www.bangkokpost.com
  • 30 July, 2020
It's becoming apparent that if Thailand relies on fear to help us overcome Covid-19, it will ultimately be at the expense of our travel industry view more +
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UNWTO launches Tourism of Tomorrow Challenge
  • www.travelpulse.com
  • 29 July, 2020
United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Sommet Education, the group encompassing Ecole Ducasse, Glion, and Les Roches have put forth a challenge to help view more +
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WTTC launches insurance guidelines for the Travel and Tourism Sector
  • www.breakingtravelnews.com
  • 29 July, 2020
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled new insurance guidelines to rebuild global consumer confidence to help encourage the return of travelling view more +
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UNWTO marks the importance of restarting Global Tourism
  • www.bwhotelier.businessworld.in
  • 29 July, 2020
As the situation continues to evolve, the United Nations specialized agency has provided the first comprehensive insight into the impact of the pandemic, both in tourist numbers view more +
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ARTICLE : Perfect Guide for planning your Dream Trip to Thailand!
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 28 July, 2020
Hey!! Have you been planning a trip to Thailand lately? But unsure of how to go about it? Let go of all your worries!! Read this perfect guide to planning your dream trip to Thailand now view more +
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The crucial role of technology in reimagining our business!
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 28 July, 2020
Are you worried about tomorrow? The answer is yes because the situation itself is so challenging that everyone is uncertain about their health, job, business, family, and friends view more +
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Summer vacation, easing of travel rules instil hope towards business jet rebound
  • www.hindustantimes.com
  • 28 July, 2020
Commercial and business aviation are both seeing improved domestic traffic this summer. But private flights, which carry smaller groups and promise wealthy passengers less risk view more +
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Wellness Tourism Market Key Business Strategies,Challenges and Opportunities
  • www.eturbonews.com
  • 27 July, 2020
Pune, Maharashtra, India, July 27 2020 (Wiredrelease) MarketResearch.Biz –: The recent report posted via MarketResearch.Biz on Wellness Tourism market offers critical market view more +
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UNWTO,WTTC & WTM Ministers SUMMIT: Safer, greener, smarter travel & tourism
  • www.gulfnews.com
  • 27 July, 2020
Dubai: The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority has launched the ‘Sharjah Safe for Tourism’ stamp, a mark of assurance given to establishments view more +
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Strict mask usage, consistent safety measures paramount to travel’s recovery
  • www.readingeagle.com
  • 26 July, 2020
The U.S. Travel Association is confident that the industry can launch a safe and successful recovery this summer so long as travelers continue to wear masks and adhere to common-sense view more +
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WTTC : More countries achieve WTTC Safe Travels Stamp
  • www.travelpulse.com
  • 24 July, 2020
The new health and safety certification has been developed by the WTTC to help travelers identify destinations and businesses around the world that have adopted global standardized health and hygiene protocols. view more +
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UK AGENTS : Travel agent jobs you can do from home and earn £100,000
  • www.liverpoolecho.co.uk
  • 24 July, 2020
One of the UK's biggest travel agents is looking for staff to work from the comfort of their own home. view more +
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5 Travel Companies You need to know in the Asian Market
  • www.hotelmize.com
  • 24 July, 2020
The Asian market has been known for dominating the travel industry, and this reputation is not changing any time soon. Travel in Asia is only expected to grow view more +
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Continuity of Tourist Conquering the Digital Chaos
  • www.businessworld.in
  • 23 July, 2020
Travel is never at a standstill: every move we make physically contributes. Tourism provides humanity a hope. The present circumstances endure a wide range of impact on travel-related view more +
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Regional collaborations can help South Asian nations rebuild and strengthen tourism industry
  • www.blogs.worldbank.org
  • 23 July, 2020
After months of empty beaches and deserted hotels in Maldives, tourism operator Ahmed Waheed says he is eager to help affluent travelers trade their COVID-19 masks for snorkeling or scuba gear view more +
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Reinventing travel and hospitality with revival in consumer confidence
  • www.bwhotelier.businessworld.in
  • 23 July, 2020
With nationwide lockdown restrictions eased over the past few weeks, early demand signals can be witnessed across the travel, tourism and hospitality industry view more +
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Super Secret Guide- Decoding all Hacks behind Instagram Hashtags
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 22 July, 2020
Hello Instagrammers, and future influencers! We are here to rescue your Instagram profiles and those hanging desires to maintain your social presence view more +
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Will workations open up tourism?
  • www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 22 July, 2020
In May this year, the Japanese government installed high-speed Internet and bolstered other infrastructure at certain tourist areas to make them into 'work-cation' destinations view more +
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Travel the world from your Armchair
  • www.economictimes.indiatimes.com
  • 21 July, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic forced a new normal as people, particularly in urban India, went about their jobs and academics from the confines of their homes view more +
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ARTICLE: Art of Leading
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 21 July, 2020
People are unique, and so are situations, thus creating the need to be fluid in their leadership approach. There are many styles of leadership; however, there is no one style that can view more +
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How to Pack For Your Trip : Essential Travel Checklist
  • www.gearjunkie.com
  • 20 July, 2020
Arguably one of the most stressful parts of any trip is making a packing list and deciding what to bring. Each packing checklist you create will vary depending on location view more +
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Travel Agents’ Current Requirements and Getting Prepared
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 20 July, 2020
As predicted four months before, Domestic Business has started in many Middle Eastern Countries, and this will go on till regional & International borders are lifted view more +
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Quick trips could be key to Summertime Travel
  • www.bostonherald.com
  • 19 July, 2020
Results of a new Hotwire survey offer a glimpse inside the collective psyche of the American public as summer wears on amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic view more +
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How to use ‘Air Bubbles’ to Travel Abroad?
  • www.thebetterindia.com
  • 18 July, 2020
An air bubble is a bilateral agreement between two countries wherein a travel corridor is re-established. As of now, India has signed agreements with the US, France, UAE, and Germany view more +
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Bubble Charter - All-in-One Package that Makes Luxury Travel more Streamlined
  • www.robbreport.com
  • 18 July, 2020
As the Covid-19 pandemic took hold this spring, the number of travelers Stateside plummeted almost 90 percent compared to the same time last year, slumping to levels not seen since the pre-jet view more +
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Travel the world with your ears
  • www.technocodex.com
  • 18 July, 2020
At this point in the summer — and the pandemic — the desire to escape to a place far away might be overwhelming. Even with so many borders closed, podcasts can transport you elsewhere view more +
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Hola! Barcelona!!!!
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 17 July, 2020
In my wildest dreams, also, never had I thought that I would get an opportunity to visit and experience the Spanish city of Barcelona. However, as the saying goes view more +
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Crisis Management
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 17 July, 2020
During these challenging times, it becomes particularly important for leaders to stay laser-focused on the vision of the company and move forward with Company values as well, providing direction view more +
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This world is a more beautiful place than we would have ever imagined
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 16 July, 2020
Currently, people are being crammed with a lot of negative thoughts, especially due to the prevailing situation of this Covid-19 pandemic. People are forced to stay inside their homes view more +
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Private Air Travel On the Rise
  • www.travelpulse.com
  • 16 July, 2020
As many commercial carriers continue to struggle to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic, it would appear that increasing numbers of affluent travelers are turning their sights to private view more +
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Find Your ‘Happy’!
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 15 July, 2020
You can be happy anywhere you are, you don't need anyone's approval, you are enough, you are strong, other people can be part of your journey, but they can't and never will be the destination view more +
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‘Private Journeys’ - New Trend in Travel
  • www.telanganatoday.com
  • 15 July, 2020
New Delhi: Private trips are an emerging trend, which allows families and friends to enjoy and explore a destination in privacy and safety in a COVID era view more +
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DUBAI - A Complete Destination
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 15 July, 2020
COVID 19, has completely shaken the World, after all these months, where some countries are still not able to decide if travel can resume, Dubai is the First City to Welcome Guests from all over the World view more +
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Journey on the Road Less Traveled
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 14 July, 2020
Traveling means many things to people from across the world. From ticking off a bucket list to finding solitude, reconnecting with nature, or going on a shopping spree, traveling has added so much perspective, thought, and learning to our lives view more +
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UNWTO seeks to further tourism’s contribution to sustainable development
  • www.eturbonews.com
  • 14 July, 2020
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the launch of a new Startup Competition as it looks to identify innovators with the power to further tourism’s contribution to sustainable development view more +
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Workation - From a Myth to Reality
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 14 July, 2020
We had been on the road for 3 months, riding across Northern-India, and had made a pit-stop in this remote village of Losar on the way to Kaza. It had been a grueling day of riding from Pang to here, and the weather had not been kind view more +
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Pandemic - Fear Factor
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 14 July, 2020
Each one of us has gone through negative experiences in life, experiences that may have left a huge deposit of negative memories in our mind. For the last three months, we have been subjected to fear of the Virus despite view more +
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Staycation - Crafting an Alaska Staycation
  • www.ktva.com
  • 14 July, 2020
It may be hard to imagine, but summer in Alaska is roughly halfway over. Family vacations have taken a different form this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic view more +
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Learn the Art of Leading and get Certified
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 14 July, 2020
People are unique, and so are situations, thus creating the need to be fluid in their leadership approach. There are many styles of leadership; however, there is no one style that view more +
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ARTICLE : Understanding Indian Temples (Part 1)
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 13 July, 2020
India has a history of thousands of years old. For centuries, the architecture of India has marveled not only domestic tourism but also international view more +
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ARTICLE : This Too Shall Pass
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 13 July, 2020
The occurrence of pandemic situations all over the world has made our lives tremendously difficult. The year 2020 will be remembered as a devil who came along & destroyed many lives in a blink view more +
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Reinventing Tourism - Travel industry gets green signal from major governments across the globe to
  • www.traveltrendstoday.in
  • 13 July, 2020
Starting on a positive note, tourism gets green signal from major governments across the globe and in India as well. Under the phased resumption of businesses across the nation view more +
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Mental Health and Tourism
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 13 July, 2020
In order to stay safe from the pandemic – COVID-19, mankind has to adapt to an altogether new lifestyle, which dominantly requires us to stay at home as much as possible. Despite all the efforts to stay productive at home view more +
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7 Things to Consider before you Travel
  • www.thenational.ae
  • 12 July, 2020
With travel restrictions in the UAE easing and the Eid Al Adha holidays around the corner, taking a holiday is on a lot of people’s minds view more +
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Holidaymakers urged to take out extra travel insurance post-Brexit
  • www.theguardian.com
  • 12 July, 2020
Ministers are urging people to take out comprehensive travel insurance if they are heading abroad from January as they announce plans to plough £700m into a new border strategy view more +
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Travel is a Habit which will never stop!
All of us, sitting inside our houses, scrolling through picture galleries, think of those memorable moments we spent during our travels and relive them again. view more +
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WTTC pushing for mandatory masks in all Tourism Sectors
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is asking people once again hitting the road as coronavirus restrictions are lifted to protect themselves and others by wearing masks. view more +
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VIRTUAL RENAISSANCE : Online Tourism breathes new life
As museums and historical sites in Italy slowly begin opening their doors after several months of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, technology may prove to be the "renaissance" the country's tourism industry desperately needs. view more +
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TRAVEL INSURANCE : Insurers start to offer Covid offer
Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting view more +
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Macao’s measures against COVID-19
Macao has proven itself capable of battling the spread of COVID-19 and has taken all precautions to make Macao a safe destination. Here are the measures taken against COVID-19. Watch Video +
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Sustainable Tourism and fisheries key to growth in post COVID-19 Pacific
  • www.moderndiplomacy.eu
  • 9 July, 2020
Developing countries of Asia and the Pacific are experiencing unbalanced tolls of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grim milestones in infections and deaths have left countless devastated view more +
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM : A Positive Outcome of the COVID-19 Crisis
  • www.bwhotelier.businessworld.in
  • 7 July, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to an unprecedented standstill redefining our daily lives to what we now call as the ‘new normal’. This global health crisis not only affected the lives but also the livelihood view more +
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Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council announces second virtual destination summit
  • www.traveldailynews.com
  • 6 July, 2020
Following the success of the first virtual Resilience Council summit, it has been announced that a second summit will take place on 8th July 2020. In partnership with Jacobs Media Group and FINN Partners, the Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council virtual destination view more +
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Norwegian Airports take the lead on touchless travel with Amadeus technology
  • www.traveldailynews.com
  • 6 July, 2020
OSLO and MADRID - Avinor, the firm operating Norway’s 44 state-owned airports, is rolling out an ambitious end-to-end touchless travel programme to tackle the impact of COVID-19 and help restore traveler confidence ahead of Norway’s summer season view more +
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Google Maps features allow commuters to travel safely amid COVID-19 pandemic
  • www.fox29.com
  • 5 July, 2020
Google has created a way for consumers to travel safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic by showing them relevant information concerning the virus along their designated routes view more +
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How to rescue GLOBAL TOURISM from the coronavirus pandemic
  • www.unwto.org
  • 4 July, 2020
Some fear that COVID-19 has halted globalization's progress, eroding international cooperation, and decimating a primary driver of our interconnectedness: tourism view more +
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Rethinking fitness, food, fresh air and floor plans for the post-pandemic guest
  • www.traveldailynews.com
  • 3 July, 2020
While would-be travelers have sheltered at home, hotels and resorts have been putting protocols in place to keep guests safe when travel resumes view more +
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ARTICLE : Painting a Rainbow in the Land of Laskar Pelangi
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 2 July, 2020
This story starts with my dream to get to know more about Laskar Pelangi, Belitung. At first, I didn't think I could go on vacation here, because of the tight schedule of activities and the difficulty of matching the schedule with my friends view more +
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INDIA's wealthy are still planning their travel, taking to PRIVATE JETS
  • www-cntraveller-in.cdn.ampproject.org/
  • 1 July, 2020
As India slowly and shakily emerges from one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, travel as we have known it is still a way off. And while flying has resumed, its severely restricted—and stressful. view more +
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Must have gear, gadgets and accessories for safer summer travel
  • www.fortune.com
  • 3 July, 2020
Even though the pandemic is still ongoing—and will be for the foreseeable future—some travel restrictions are being lifted here and there. And after months inside, many people are antsy to get out and on the road (or in the air) for any kind of vacation. view more +
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UNWTO and TELEFONICA partner to help destinations use data and AI to drive tourism’s sustainable recovery
  • www.traveldailynews.com
  • 3 July, 2020
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has strengthened its partnership with Telefonica, the Spanish multinational telecommunications company... view more +
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Five ways the pandemic will change travel for the better
  • www.globetrender.com
  • 3 July, 2020
Now that global lockdowns are beginning to lift, we’re tentatively thinking of future adventures, where we’ll go, and how we’ll get there... view more +
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How staycations are becoming the most popular tourism trend
  • www.thehindu.com
  • 2 July, 2020
Surf Turf — the surf school in Covelong — is currently closed. Normally bustling with surfers at this time, the airy property, facing the Bay of Bengal, is awaiting the Government’s orders to soon reopen... view more +
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SIMPLIFY How You Travel: Tips For Your Next Business Trip
  • www.news.clearancejobs.com
  • 1 July, 2020
With planes less comfortable and flying less glamorous, you need to simplify your travel plans. With the onslaught of COVID-19’s quarantine life, regular travel is no longer the norm... view more +
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How One Travel Business Is Diversifying To SURVIVE COVID-19
  • www.forbes.com
  • 2 July, 2020
The travel industry has been devastated by COVID-19, but forward-looking businesses are implementing survival strategies. One such company is Parking Spot, the near-airport parking company with 37 locations at 22 major airports... view more +
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Travel will become more LUXURIOUS after the coronavirus pandemic, hotel and aviation experts predict
  • www.insider.com
  • 2 July, 2020
The future of travel is likely to be more luxurious and romantic post-coronavirus, according to hotel and aviation experts... view more +
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Bring conservation messaging into WILDLIFE-BASED TOURISM
  • www.newswise.com
  • 1 July, 2020
Newswise — The study states that failing to encourage tourists to do more on behalf of wildlife represents a missed opportunity for conservation... view more +
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Leaders of Tomorrow Exclusive with Minister of Tourism, India
  • www.timesnownews.com
  • 1 July, 2020
The Tourism sector, and its contribution to India’s economy, is a subject many policymakers have shied away from discussing, given the present scenario... view more +
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Virtual Travel is now the new normal
  • www.outlookindia.com
  • 1 July, 2020
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Travel is one of the most rewarding and enriching adventures one can indulge in. Every year, travel enthusiasts from across the world plan their trips well in advance... view more +
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WILDLIFE TOURISM : surprising benefits
  • www.redgreenandblue.org
  • 30 June, 2020
Wildlife tourism is a major business, accounting for 20% to 40% of the entire tourism industry’s net value. However, this kind of tourism can also have a detrimental impact... view more +
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LESS VISITED DESTINATIONS Have a Chance to Be on Travel's Larger Map: Top Expedia Group Exec
  • www.skift.com
  • 30 June, 2020
All the recent search-and-booking activity for historically less-visited destinations will make it easier for them to justify marketing expenditures even after the pandemic wanes, says Expedia’s Cyril Ranque... view more +
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AUSTRALIA TO SRI LANKA : Exchange of knowledge in sustainable tourism
  • www.news.griffith.edu.au
  • 30 June, 2020
The Australia Awards ‘Sustainable Tourism Development’ Short Course draws to a close with an online workshop in June 2020 and participants say they are motivated to further enhance sustainable practices in the Sri Lanka... view more +
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CORONAVIRUS has forever transformed travel industry, Airbnb CEO says
  • www.foxbusiness.com
  • 29 June, 2020
The worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus has forever transformed the travel industry, the CEO of Airbnb has speculated... view more +
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US Travel Association critical of European ban
  • www.breakingtravelnews.com
  • 29 June, 2020
The United States Travel Association has reacted angrily to suggestions American holidaymakers will be barred from Europe as the region reopens to tourism... view more +
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Video JAPAN’s TOURISM LINKED BUSINESSES explore new ideas to survive COVID-19 travel restrictions
  • www.channelnewsasia.com
  • 28 June, 2020
Japan's tourism-related businesses are reinventing themselves to survive the impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions. CNA's Senior Correspondent Michiyo Ishida reports... view more +
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TRAVEL INSURANCE: Is it worth it?
  • www.mcall.com
  • 28 June, 2020
Through the travel insurance broker InsureMyTrip.com, Suzanne Tow of New York City paid $270 to cover a $5,000 trip in May to Yosemite National Park... view more +
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Immigration bans will lead to dumbing down of the world
  • www.economictimes.indiatimes.com
  • 28 June, 2020
Among the attributes that have made the United States a superpower is the brainpower that helped build it. The US produces more college degrees than any other nation, graduating around a million masters’ and conferring more than 200,000 doctorates every year. According to the US Census Bureau, since 2000, the number of people aged 25 and over whose highest degree was a master has doubled to 21 million... view more +
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IS IT WORTH it to bundle flights and hotels?
  • www.usatoday.com
  • 28 June, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented need for consumers to cancel travel plans. Many travelers have encountered frustration changing arrangements, canceling trips and obtaining refunds... view more +
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Traveling for business?
  • www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com
  • 28 June, 2020
As the economy gradually begins to function in this new normal, some workers who traveled for business before the COVID-19 pandemic may be returning to that lifestyle. If this includes you, traveling by plane, bus or train means you’ll be in close contact with other passengers, increasing your risk of exposure... view more +
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HOLIDAY bookings 'explode' as travel restrictions ease
  • www.bbc.com
  • 27 June, 2020
Ministers said from 6 July, blanket restrictions on non-essential overseas travel will be relaxed in the UK. Holidaymakers will be allowed to travel to certain European countries without having to spend 14 days in quarantine upon their return... view more +
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Tunisia's tourism sector hopes for a quick recovery as borders reopen
  • www.aljazeera.com
  • 27 June, 2020
In the historic heart of Tunisia's capital, Tunis, coppersmith Mohamed Chawchi is putting his skills to work. He hammers away at plates he plans to sell, hoping the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over... view more +
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ARE WE ready to travel?
  • www.thehindu.com
  • 27 June, 2020
Earlier this week, for the first time since the arrival of the pandemic, I decided to sit with someone (other than family), relax and have a drink. She came over and, at first, we lingered by the door. Where earlier we would’ve hugged, now we were maintaining a physical distance. There was the joy of finally being able to meet, but also the realisation that Covid-19 had affected the way we were behaving around each other... view more +
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BUY NOW FLY LATER? What travel experts say about today's low prices for future flights
  • www.foxnews.com
  • 27 June, 2020
There’s never been a worse time to fly. With coronavirus cases surging in some states and more international borders closed than open, the friendly skies aren’t so friendly. But there is a silver lining. Many fares have never been better. Considering airlines are waiving sky-high change fees and dropping prices to fill empty seats, buying that $275 roundtrip ticket from San Francisco to Costa Rica in September is awfully tempting, even in the midst of a global pandemic... view more +
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EBRD and UNWTO Partner to Boost Tourism Recovery
  • www.unwto.org
  • 26 June, 2020
The rapid spread of coronavirus has had a massive impact on many sectors of the global economy, with tourism being among the hardest hit. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)... view more +
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UZBEKISTAN’S OFFER: Visitors will receive $3000 if they get Coronavirus while visiting the country
  • www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 26 June, 2020
As the world is opening for tourism after a long lockdown, every country is trying to lure tourists with different kinds of offers and deals. However, Uzbekistan, in a bid to attract tourists, has introduced quite an unique offer wherein if a visitor gets Coronavirus... view more +
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EXPERTS give tips on post-pandemic travel
  • www.wrex.com
  • 26 June, 2020
ROCKFORD (WREX) — Travel experts say there are safe ways for brief getaways during the pandemic. These getaways largely focus on road trips that last less than four days with limited stops to limit exposure. Additionally, travelers should pack extra snacks and water to help cut out unnecessary stops... view more +
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4 LATEST Summer Travel Trends : public charters, private home rentals and more
  • www.businessinsider.in
  • 26 June, 2020
Table of Contents As lockdowns ease — and lockdown fatigue peaks — travelers are eager to salvage some form of vacation despite the ongoing pandemic, and many are asking, 'Will it be safe to travel this summer?'... view more +
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REOPENING : 13 tourist hot spots planning to reopen this July
  • www.insider.com
  • 26 June, 2020
Destinations like Italy, Iceland, Spain, the Florida Keys, and Jamaica rolled out the welcome mat once again to tourists in June. Other destinations decided to wait a little longer to put ample health measures and precautions in place amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic... view more +
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WTTC : Global Protocols for Short Term Rental
  • 26 June, 2020
The below suggested protocols for short-term rentals were compiled based on input from leading companies and associations in the Short-Term Rental industry, many of which have partnered with trusted experts in public health and governments to support the safe, healthy, and responsible reopening of this type of accommodation to the public. The objective of these protocols is to promote consistent standards across all relevant functions with an increased focus on health, safety, and physical distancing in line with what travellers need and expect... view more +
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A 'SAFECATION' is the best way to travel this summer. Here's how to do it
  • www.news.yahoo.com
  • 25 June, 2020
As summer revs up, many families who've planned vacations and long-anticipated reunions are left wondering whether it's safe to travel during the coronavirus outbreak... view more +
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TRAVEL in Times of COVID-19
  • www.emarketer.com
  • 25 June, 2020
Few industries have been hit as hard by the coronavirus as travel. Recovery will be slow, with many sectors not returning to pre-pandemic levels until at least 2022. Some pandemic-related trends, like increased local “staycations,” may persist... view more +
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GLAMPING Is Growing Travel Trend - From New York City To The Rockies
  • www.forbes.com
  • 25 June, 2020
In my previous article I explained why glamping is surging in popularity, and the perfect form of travel for these confusing, stressful, pandemic times. In short, it combines many of the top travel trends and things people are now looking for in a vacation into one neat and typically affordable package: private lodging with no lobby or elevator or shared hallway; the great outdoors, fresh air and lots of personal space; resort-like amenities and activities; an experience that lends itself to a flight-free driving road trip; all in a turnkey and romantic way that requires no camping gear or experience... view more +
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WHICH international destinations are reopening to tourists?
  • www.edition.cnn.com
  • 25 June, 2020
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back... view more +
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IATA Proposes Alternatives to Quarantine
  • www.iata.org
  • 24 June, 2020
Geneva The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies... view more +
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7 TIPS for Creating a COVID-19 Essential Business Travel Policy
  • www.jdsupra.com
  • 24 June, 2020
As states are relaxing COVID-19-related restrictions, employers should remain cautious about business travel. California’s public health orders still limit travel to an “urgent matter” or that which is “essential to your permitted work.” Given the increased risk of exposure inherent in traveling, employers should continue discouraging any business travel... view more +
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SAFECATIONS : VIRUS upends tourism marketing, sparks idea of 'safecations'
  • www.startribune.com
  • 24 June, 2020
CONCORD, N.H. — The coronavirus has upended the way cities and states market themselves as summer travel destinations, and some tourism officials are just emerging from an especially awkward position: telling potential visitors to stay away... view more +
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Travel is making a comeback–just not by plane
  • www.techrepublic.com
  • 24 June, 2020
Americans' appetite for travel is starting to return, although not surprisingly, they are taking road trips instead of getting on a plane. Mobility data from Descartes Labs' has found that in many states, residents have begun traveling at nearly the same rate they were traveling before COVID-19–just by car... view more +
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ATTRACTIONS kick-start tourism with social distancing innovations
  • www.globetrender.com
  • 24 June, 2020
From vicinity alarms in museums to al fresco drive-in cinemas, countries around the world are looking at new and creative ways to welcome tourists in the safest way possible. Erica Jamieson reports... view more +
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The Travel Credit Stimulus - everything You Need To Know
  • www.forbes.com
  • 23 June, 2020
Federal and state governments are looking for creative ways to keep the economy moving this summer. You likely received a $1,200 stimulus check to offset lost wages from the CARES Act earlier this year. Now Congress is scheduling talks next month for a new stimulus package. One of the most interesting proposals is a travel credit stimulus... view more +
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GLAMPING Is 2020's Hottest Travel Trend - Here Are The Best Places For Your Trip
  • www.forbes.com
  • 23 June, 2020
With warm weather across the entire nation, and months into the global coronavirus pandemic, just about everyone is itching to get out of the house and do something different. But travel is still a long way from “normal,” and polls, travel experts and common sense all point in the same directions: driving road trips, separated lodging (no crowded elevators or lobbies), and time spent outdoors - active or not - are the biggest trends right now... view more +
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TRIP.COM Group joins Google to launch Travel Trends Report
  • www.finance.yahoo.com
  • 23 June, 2020
SINGAPORE, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its recently announced "Travel On" campaign, leading international online travel services provider Trip.com Group has joined Google to launch the Trip.com Group x Google Travel Trends Report... view more +
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6 TRAVEL SHOWS to Help Keep Your Wanderlust Alive
  • www.lifehacker.com
  • 23 June, 2020
Are you an adventure traveler or foodie traveler or even a bucket-list traveler sitting around thinking, “Well, I’ll never travel again”? With travel restrictions still in place, it seems like it’ll take months before travel will resume back to its regularly scheduled programming... view more +
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Reopening guide for tourism and hospitality sector
  • www.bbc.com
  • 23 June, 2020
Northern Ireland Economy Minister Diane Dodds and Tourism NI have published new guidance on how the tourism and hospitality sectors can reopen safely... view more +
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Is it safe to stay in a hotel, cabin or rental home yet?
  • www.edition.cnn.com
  • 22 June, 2020
After nearly three months of quarantine, millions of Americans are ready to travel -- an overnight trip, a weekend getaway, a summer sojourn. With states reopening, that's now possible, with a caveat. Before coronavirus, few people likely thought twice about staying in a hotel room, rental home or cabin in the woods... view more +
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SUNSET AT THE BEACH
  • www.tboacademy.com
  • 22 June, 2020
A situation we never thought of, has impacted the most thought of plans of our lives. I think all of us, who are reading this, have at least once revisited their social media accounts or cloud repositories to see places we visited when the pandemic had not hit the globe... view more +
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How SOUTH KOREA Became a Medical Tourism Powerhouse?
  • www.news.yahoo.com
  • 22 June, 2020
Medical tourism, or the practice of traveling abroad to receive medical treatment, has become a prominent global phenomenon over the past several decades. The potential reasons for medical tourism are manifold: lower-cost care, superior care, circumventing waitlists at home, access to experimental treatments that are banned in your country, and the opportunity to combine treatment with vacation... view more +
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COLUMBIANA Area Tourism Bureau moves forward with 2020 events
  • www.wfmj.com
  • 22 June, 2020
The Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau (CATB) announced that the Columbiana Wine Festival 2020 and 2020 Joy of Christmas Light Show will proceed as scheduled, CDC guidelines and state regulations permitting... view more +
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TRAVEL TIPS For A Pandemic
  • www.vpr.org
  • 22 June, 2020
Traveling safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus: Rutland’s summer set-up, coronavirus numbers, and a meadow... view more +
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ROBOTS Play Pivotal Role In Keeping Travel Safe During Covid-19 Era
  • www.fobes.com
  • 21 June, 2020
Robots are changing the way the travel industry approaches cleaning as it grapples with how to restore confidence amid the Coronavirus pandemic... view more +
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NEW TOURISM TRENDS : A charter flight to Rwanda to party with Mountain Gorillas
  • www.eturbonews.com
  • 21 June, 2020
Rwanda has opened its tourism after few months of closure, targeting mountain gorilla tracking tourists with a cut in the price of permits for tracking endangered mountain gorillas... view more +
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SAUDI ARABIA Starts $4 Billion Tourism Development Fund
  • www.bloomberg.com
  • 21 June, 2020
Saudi Arabia started a fund with an initial capital of $4 billion to develop its tourism industry as the oil-rich kingdom seeks to diversify its economy and attract more foreign travelers... view more +
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SPACE TOURISM This startup will send you to space in a balloon, for a price
  • www.bgr.com
  • 20 June, 2020
Ever wanted to travel to the edge of space but don’t trust explosive rocket technology? Well, you’re in luck! A new startup called Space Perspective wants to take (a lot) your money... view more +
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RV/ MOBILE VANS : Now, you can hire a mobile-van and travel around Karnataka's tourist hotspots
  • www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • 19 June, 2020
The Karnataka government has launched Caravan Tourism in a bid to boost the tourism sector that has been badly hit by the COVID-19. As per this initiative, tourists will now be able to book caravans and visit their favourite tourist hotspots... view more +
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BUSINESS TRAVEL: European Countries Making Special Arrangements for Business Travelers
  • www.businesstravelnews.com
  • 19 June, 2020
If you're a travel manager hoping for special treatment from European governments to get business travel moving again, keep hoping... view more +
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UNWTO : Governments responded swiftly and strongly to COVID-19 threat to tourism
  • www.eturbonews.com
  • 19 June, 2020
Governments around the world have responded quickly and strongly to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on their tourism sectors, new research from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has found... view more +
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INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS that are reopening to tourists
  • www.edition.cnn.com
  • 19 June, 2020
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back... view more +
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ROAD TRIPS go luxe with caravan tourism, a new way to travel - Bangalore
  • www.bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com
  • 18 June, 2020
A road trip with friends on a car sounds like a fun plan, but what if you get all facilities of a hotel while driving? A make-believe family of four in the Hollywood film, We’re the Millers (2013), showed us how a recreational vehicle (RV) can become your on-road partner for days at a stretch. Not only is it a smooth drive -- complete with a kitchen setup, incinerator toilet and lounge with TV sets -- but also the perfect vehicle to hide, chase your enemies or run from them on the highway, as shown in the movie... view more +
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ROAD TRIPS go luxe with caravan tourism, a new way to travel
  • www.bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/
  • 18 June, 2020
A road trip with friends on a car sounds like a fun plan, but what if you get all facilities of a hotel while driving? A make-believe family of four in the Hollywood film, We’re the Millers (2013), showed us how a recreational vehicle (RV) can become your on-road partner for days at a stretch. Not only is it a smooth drive -- complete with a kitchen setup, incinerator toilet and lounge with TV sets -- but also the perfect vehicle to hide, chase your enemies or run from them on the highway, as shown in the movie... view more +
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TRAVEL INSURANCE Policies Anticipate Return Of Summer Holidays
  • www.forbes.com
  • 18 June, 2020
Travel insurance providers are marketing policies again after several months when sales were either suspended or the cover provided was severely restricted due to the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic... view more +
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REPORT : Travel bookings by young people increased by 29% since March
  • www.dailyhive.com/
  • 17 June, 2020
While the world is still adjusting to the new normal brought on by the pandemic, several consumer trends surrounding travel have begun... view more +
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IATA issues criteria for COVID-19 testing in air travel process
  • www.deccanchronicle.com/
  • 17 June, 2020
Geneva: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released criteria for the use of COVID-19 testing in the travel process... view more +
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STUDY shows that virus hasn't put a stop to tourism opportunities
  • www.observer-reporter.com/
  • 17 June, 2020
Tourism is a big deal in Washington County – a $700-million-a-year endeavor. That’s why Washington County Tourism Promotion Agency commissioned a Pittsburgh marketing consultant to gauge how safe consumers believe they will be while engaging in tourist activities countywide – during the pandemic and, perhaps, afterward... view more +
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WTTC welcomes the reopening of borders and the easing of Travel Restrictions across Europe
  • www.hotelierindia.com/
  • 16 June, 2020
The council has also applauded the European Commission (EC) recommendation to Schengen member states to lift all internal border controls by June 15 and international travellers from July 1... view more +
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TRAVEL SURVEY : Vacationers Booking Flights to Uncrowded Destinations
  • www.businesstravelerusa.com/
  • 15 June, 2020
A Travel Leaders Network survey of nearly 2,700 frequent travelers found that Americans are making plans again and finding ways to confidently skirt their Covid concerns. The survey found that half are starting to make finite plans for their next vacation or have already made plans, while the other half continues to dream about it. Fifty percent of those surveyed said they plan to take their next vacation in 2020... view more +
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ONLINE TRAVEL aggregators see 40% demand revival in air travel
  • www.livemint.com/
  • 14 June, 2020
OTAs are betting on reopening of domestic tourism and intra-state leisure travel to increase sales on their platforms... view more +
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HOW TO TRAVEL SAFELY during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • www.nny360.com/
  • 14 June, 2020
Are you considering rescheduling travel that you put off because of coronavirus disease? Maybe you have work or family obligations that require you to travel. Yet worries about safe travel and lodging are holding you back... view more +
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Travel industry counting on staycations to drive early business
  • www.moneycontrol.com/
  • 14 June, 2020
The hotel industry is betting heavily on local stays and weekend getaways with young travellers searching for trips to nearby destinations after being locked down in their houses for over two months... view more +
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Accelerating demand for private jet travel
  • www.globetrender.com
  • 13 June, 2020
Jet charter company PrivateFly says that compared to 2019, it has seen an 85 per cent rise in inquiries over the past two weeks, as “Germaphobia” (a trend identified by Globetrender in its recent report) grips the travelling public... view more +
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You Need To Know About Traveling during pregnancy
  • www.www.forbes.com
  • 12 June, 2020
During COVID-19 (and even before the pandemic), its expected for women to have questions and concerns about traveling while pregnant... view more +
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Americans plan to buy travel insurance for future trips: Survey
  • www.foxbusiness.com
  • 11 June, 2020
When it comes to booking future tips, 45 percent of respondents agreed that they are more inclined to buy travel insurance for future leisure trips following the COVID-19 pandemic, which has greatly upended the travel industry as a whole. view more +
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WTTC: #SafeTravels - Global Protocols & Stamp for the New Normal
  • www.wttc.com
  • 12 June, 2020
WTTC alongside our Members, governments, health experts and other industry associations are working together to achieve effective recovery protocols by developing meaningful action plans that optimise sector-wide recovery efforts... view more +
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COVID-19 Inspired Travel Choices Based On Cleanliness As Much As Price
  • www.forbes.com
  • 11 June, 2020
Bruce, Jessica, and Anne are partners in Oliver Wyman’s transportation and services practice. Bruce is based in New York, Jessica works out of Washington DC, and Anne is in the Paris office... view more +
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Digital booking, fitness certificate a new norm as travel bodies issue SOPs
  • www.business-standard.com
  • 10 June, 2020
Masks and medical certificates will become must-carry items for travellers as tour operators and tourism boards devise protocols to resume business in post Covid-19 environment... view more +
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DELTA AIRLINES CEO Explains Why Travelers Can Fly With Confidence
  • www.pressfrom.info
  • 10 June, 2020
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian believes travelers can "fly with confidence" right now. In a recent appearance on the "Conversations with Mike Milken" podcast, Bastian outlined all of the ways that the airline is working to ensure passenger safety amid the coronavirus pandemic... view more +
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‘ROLE OF ADVISOR is Even Greater than Just Planning Travel'
  • www.travelmarketreport.com
  • 9 June, 2020
It’s been 110 days since Seabourn initiated its voluntary pause in operations due to the spread of COVID-19 worldwide, but work hasn’t stopped for the luxury cruise company as the team continues to repatriate crew members and talk every day about how it will return to service in the new normal... view more +
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THREE TYPES of travelers will probably book international trips before everybody else
  • www.cnbc.com
  • 9 June, 2020
Who are the three types of travelers most likely to travel internationally this summer?... view more +
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GOOGLE MAPS to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions
  • www.youtube.com
  • 8 June, 2020
Google is adding features on its Maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them plan their trips better, the Alphabet Inc unit said on Monday... view more +
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LOOKING to the Recovery of Leisure Travel Demand - Deloitte
  • www.hotelnewsresource.com
  • 8 June, 2020
What do consumer’s evolving safety and economic concerns, future travel intentions, current travel spending, and online travel shopping behavior tell us about the recovery of leisure travel demand? Our global survey findings offer some insights... view more +
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SAFECATIONS Are This Summer's Smartest Travel Trend—Here's How to Plan Yours
  • www.realsimple.com
  • 8 June, 2020
It’s almost summer. We’ve almost made it. Obviously 2020 summer travel plans and expectations have had to change dramatically for everyone since the coronavirus outbreak—canceled or postponed trips, closed hotels, and halted flight routes. But as the weather warms up and parts of the country slowly begin to reopen, travel still seems to be very much on the table in the coming months. Travelers will just need to be extra cautious... view more +
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‘People Are Getting in Planes': The Travel Business Is Picking Up
  • www.nytimes.com
  • 8 June, 2020
After months of staying at home during the pandemic, Americans are heading to vacation destinations like Florida and national parks... view more +
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PACIFIC ISLANDS plead to join Australia-New Zealand travel bubble
  • www.ft.com
  • 8 June, 2020
Keep abreast of significant corporate, financial and political developments around the world. Stay informed and spot emerging risks and opportunities with independent global reporting, expert commentary and analysis you can trust... view more +
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NEW TOOL employs air travel data to predict global spread of covid-19
  • www.globalhealthnewswire.com
  • 8 June, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new phase, punctuated by emerging hot spots and continuing global spread, a new analytical tool developed by RAND Corporation researchers allows policymakers to predict regional risks of importing cases of COVID-19. The tool, which melds information on infection rates with global air traffic data, has already produced a number of insights... view more +
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IATA Launches Travel Regulations Map
  • www.iatatravelcentre.com
  • 7 June, 2020
The information is correct to the best of IATA's knowledge at the time of publication and is being reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis by IATA staff, given the rapidly evolving nature of the international response to the COVID-19 outbreak... view more +
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Optimism Persists For Corporate Travel Industry Stakeholders
  • www.pymnts.com
  • 4 June, 2020
With business trips all but wiped from corporate expense reports, corporate business travel industry stakeholders have been thrust into an unprecedented scenario. Uncertainty is at an all-time high, but what is clear is that business travel management FinTechs aren’t sitting idly... view more +
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CONTACTLESS TECH Promises to Be Travel's Next Big Thing: What's Real and What's Hype?
  • www.skift.com
  • 4 June, 2020
Several tech firms are hoping the travel industry will rush to buy digital tools designed to reduce how much contact travelers have with surfaces touched by strangers and how often they interact face-to-face with staff. Yet it remains unclear what’s actually happening and what’s hype from vendors... view more +
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The Bahamas Will Start Welcoming International Travel on July 1
  • www.travelmarketreport.com
  • 3 June, 2020
The Bahamas will reopen its borders to international travel starting July 1, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation announced on Wednesday. The country, which has been essentially locked down since March 24, will reopen in a few phases... view more +
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Who is allowed to travel to Italy from June 3rd?
  • www.thelocal.it
  • 3 June, 2020
As Italy seeks to restart its tourism industry, the country has reopened to some international visitors from Wednesday June 3rd – but not to everyone. Here are the new rules, explained... view more +
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ICAO Council adopts new COVID-19 guidelines for aviation recovery
  • www.internationalairportreview.com
  • 3 June, 2020
The new ICAO report aims to support the aviation industry in restarting the international air transport system and aligning its global COVID-19 recovery... view more +
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Survey: TOURISM INDUSTRY gearing up for return of group travel
  • www.busandmotorcoachnews.com
  • 2 June, 2020
There are signs that group travel will resume before the end of the year — and as early as next month.... view more +
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WTTC : 'Safe Travels': Global Protocols
  • www.wttc.org
  • 2 June, 2020
WTTC alongside our Members, governments, health experts and other industry associations are working together to achieve effective recovery protocols by developing meaningful action plans that optimise sector-wide recovery efforts... view more +
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Countries offering incentives to tourists post-coronavirus, from free hotel stays to spa vouchers
  • www.msn.com
  • 1 June, 2020
Sicily, Italy: Accommodation and flight costs up to 50% covered, and free tickets to attractions... view more +
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Explained: Restarting international air travel; the concept of 'air bridges' and 'bubbles'
  • www.indianexpress.com
  • 1 June, 2020
A decision on restarting international flights might not entirely be India's call, given that this depends mostly on the destination country’s assessment of India being safe and consequent permissions that need to be issued to Indian carriers to fly to their airports... view more +
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On travel, health insurances and COVID-19
  • www.businessamlive.com
  • 1 June, 2020
The federal government ordered the decontamination of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, and The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, over two weeks ago. Even though there is still a ban on international flights and travels, and interstate travels as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is just a matter of time before the ban will be lifted. But COVID-19 is still very much with us. It is a visitor that has taken up residence on mother earth and it is not going to go away anytime soon, so we have to learn to live with it... view more +
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Americans desperate to travel are buying up 'COVID campers'
  • www.dailyherald.com
  • 31 May, 2020
Floor traffic at Mike Regan's two RV dealerships outside Austin, Texas, is up 30% compared with last May. And the reason is fear... view more +
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These 7 Countries Have Potential To Become Major Tourist Destinations In A Post-Covid World
  • www.forbes.com
  • May 31, 2020
As the global tourism industry struggles in the midst of this unprecedented downturn, many nations around the world are preparing for a boom in international visitors once travel is more feasible... view more +
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How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the way we travel?
  • www.architecturaldigest.in
  • May 31, 2020
With the entire travel industry essentially on pause and no clear answer about when things will return to normal, one thing is certain: Travelling in a post-COVID-19 world will not be the same as before... view more +
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WTTC launches safety stamp for tourism
  • travel.economictimes.indiatimes.com
  • May 28, 2020
WTTC has come out with the world's first global safety stamp to recognise ‘Safe Travels’ protocols around the world. Saudi Arabia, Barcelona, Portugal, Cancun and Seville are the first to adopt these private sector protocols and stamps... view more +
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What will staying in a hotel look like in the near future?
  • edition.cnn
  • May 27, 2020
While pandemic-era policies are still being developed at hotels around the globe and will no doubt vary widely, it's safe to say that guests will see big changes the next time they check in anywhere... view more +
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TRAVEL INSURANCE : Personal Travel Insurance Market 2020 Covid-19 Impact on Global Status, By Players, Types, Applications and Forecast To 2025
  • marketwatch.com
  • May 26, 2020
New Study on “Personal Travel Insurance Market: Covering Covid-19 Impact on Global Industry 2020 Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies and Forecasts 2026” Added to Wise Guy Reports Database... view more +
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TRAVEL BUBBLE : Countries try 'travel bubbles' to save post-lockdown tourist season
  • nbcnews.com
  • May 25, 2020
LONDON — Never heard of "travel bubbles" or "air bridges"? Read on because what you learn just might save your summer vacation now that we are in the coronavirus era... view more +
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Predictions for cruises, international destinations, tours and more
  • usatoday.com
  • May 24, 2020
Covid-19 has put the travel to a halt. While experts agree the tourism industry remains in flux, there are early signs of adaptation and resilience that are fueling consumer confidence... view more +
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Travellers will have to adapt to new realities post Covid-19 outbreak
  • financialexpress.com
  • May 24, 2020
Air travel is set to undergo massive changes in the near future. From thermal scans and sealed meals to immunity certificates, the new age of sanitised travel will be unlike anything we have seen before... view more +
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Camping, RVing a popular option as the summer of COVID-19 approaches
  • ca.news.yahoo.com
  • May 22, 2020
EDMONTON — Sandy Grunleitner and her family love camping, hiking and being in the outdoors... view more +