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IATA Approves EU Covid Digital Certificate as Global Standard

The International Air Transport Association has approved the European Commission’s EU Covid digital certificate and urged countries to use it as a standard for their own certificates, the association said in a statement on Thursday. The EU’s Covid Digital Certificate (DCC) shares the Covid-19 vaccination and testing status of travelers and has been implemented in […]

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UAE travel agencies await official green light for issuance of tourist visas

They will be back soon – but with masks. The demand for tourist visas for the United Arab Emirates begins to increase well before the opening date of the Expo. Image Credit: Dubai: Outside of India, tourist visa applications from Lebanon and Jordan have increased dramatically since the United Arab Emirates opened them to all […]

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Organizations are reinventing business travel for the new normal

Being flexible and anticipating some uncertainty will help business travelers get back on the road (Getty Images / valentinrussanov) After months of closures and a more recent easing of restrictions, the business travel case is under scrutiny. While many are eager to establish some level of face-to-face contact with colleagues and clients, organizations are applying […]

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Travel restrictions put 8,000 jobs at risk in English-language schools

English language schools urgently need clarity on recruiting new students or risk putting up to 8,000 teaching jobs at risk. David O’Grady, CEO of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), says he has no answers for global agents looking to book international students at the Irish schools he represents. Under current Covid guidelines, these private schools […]

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Alitalia announces the closure | Business travel news in Europe

Alitalia is ending operations and will no longer sell tickets for flights taking place after October 15. All flights previously scheduled after that date have been canceled, and ticket holders will have the option of receiving a full refund or rebooking the same destination on an earlier date, the company said. Alitalia’s end after 75 […]

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Cars.com Finds Delta Variant Impacting Labor Day Travel Destinations and Flight Plans with More Than One in Five Travelers Canceling Flights in Favor of Driving

CHICAGO, 25 August 2021 / PRNewswire / – Even with the delta variant increasing cases of COVID-19 across the country, Americans remain committed to getting out this coming Labor Day weekend 2021. Sixty percent of Americans plan to travel, in 17% increase over the same time last year, according to a national survey of Cars.comMT […]

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Cars.com Finds Delta Variant Impacts Labor Day Travel Destinations and Flight Plans With More Than One in Five Travelers Canceling Flights in Favor of Driving

Almost one in four travelers changes destination; 87% of travelers take the road CHICAGO, 25 August 2021 / PRNewswire / – Even with the delta variant increasing cases of COVID-19 across the country, Americans remain committed to getting out this upcoming Labor Day weekend 2021. Sixty percent of Americans plan to travel, in 17% increase […]

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Top 7 Budget International Travel Destinations With Less Than 5 Hours Flights From India

Although it is strictly recommended to “stay at home”, we all miss a vacation in European destinations like Switzerland, Paris, London or the United States. Due to strict guidelines and a mandatory quarantine at these destinations, planning a vacation isn’t really doable. However, if you fancy a vacation to let go of your confinement blues, […]

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Relaxation of travel restrictions in the Republic reduced the number of restaurateurs in the North

The easing of travel restrictions in the Republic has slowed a flow of stays in the north, but hoteliers say visitors from the south continue to boost business in the region. Belfast’s Fitzwilliam Hotel said over the weekend that a large number of Republic holidaymakers had helped ensure it was full since it reopened in […]

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Global Travel Agency Market Size, Share, Future Opportunities 2028 | Asia World Enterprise, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Central America Travel Services, Regency Travel & Tours – Exclusive Contrive Datum Insights Report

The report provides qualitative and quantitative research data on the global travel agency market. Along with this, it also incorporates the important information into the balanced scenario and the development methods were then adopted by major players like Asia World Enterprise, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Central America Travel Services, Regency Travel & Tours, Adelman Travel Group, […]

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Las Vegas, New York, LA, Chicago, Orlando

While the Delta variant negatively impacted one in four Americans’ upcoming travel plans, many are still considering an August breakout. Broadry analyzed the latest travel research data from Google and found that while hotel occupancy rates are slowing, some destinations continue to dominate search queries for potential travelers. â–º Is it safe to travel? Some […]

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Governor Murphy to announce vaccine mandate and travel restrictions f

Returning from vacation at his luxury luxury villa in Italy, Governor Phil Murphy is expected to announce new COVID restrictions today. It’s unclear whether he will announce a new statewide indoor mask mandate, but many suspect that will be the case as the COVID infection increases and hospitalizations have now passed 900. Murphy is expected […]

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Hyatt Acquisition of Apple Leisure Says Business Travel to Be Disrupted for Long Period

That’s the clear signal sent by Chicago-based global hospitality giant Hyatt, which on August 16 announced plans to buy the KKR-backed resort operator Apple Leisure Group for $ 2.7 billion in cash, an amount that Crain’s Danny Ecker notes this week is equivalent to more than a third of Hyatt’s current market cap. You may […]

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Hyatt and ALG give Mexico and the Caribbean a boost as luxury travel destinations

Mexico City, Aug. 19 (EFE) .- Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s deal to purchase resort company Apple Leisure Group (ALG) for $ 2.7 billion is a clear indication that the attractiveness of luxury travel destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean is on the rise. “The sale to Hyatt confirms our strategy for the five-star all-inclusive luxury sector […]

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Singapore Airlines: SIA DEPLOYS AN ENHANCED PREMIUM BUSINESS TRAVEL PROGRAM WITH NEW FEATURES AND BIGGER BENEFITS

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will integrate its business travel programs under the HighFlyer brand from September 1, 2021. This will provide even more value, benefits and options for corporate clients of all sizes, from large multinationals to small and medium-sized businesses. Today, the SIA Corporate Travel program is aimed at large companies while the current HighFlyer […]

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Airline ticket sales by US travel agencies once again exceed $ 4 billion

Air travel information and distribution service provider Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released its report of data collected on net sales of ARC-accredited travel agencies last month. It revealed that airline ticket sales in July 2021 were up 947% from July 2020, and was the second consecutive month this year that sales totaled more than […]

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STR: US Hotels ADR in July, RevPAR exceeds 2019 levels

In absolute numbers, the July 2021 average daily rate and revenue per available room for U.S. hotels have exceeded July 2019 levels, according to STR’s latest monthly report. After adjusting for inflation, this year’s metrics were lower than all-time highs recorded in 2019. The occupancy rate was the highest of all months since August 2019. […]

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Border health and travel restrictions annoy immigration advocates, businesses and elected officials

Governors of border states, including Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, are calling on the Biden administration to continue using Title 42, a Trump-era public health measure that allows for the deportation of migrants to the US-Mexico border as a way to slow the cross-border spread of Covid-19. Ducey sent a letter to Biden on July 16, […]

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Data Reveals Top Travel Destinations And Americans Spend More Than Before COVID

Forbes Advisor recently analyzed travel insurance data from Squaremouth to uncover consumer buying trends and other findings on the current state of the travel market. The main takeaway from the report is that Americans are still planning overseas trips for 2022 and beyond, and paying even more for these getaways than they would have before […]

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Why are vacations so expensive? Blame business travel (or lack thereof)

Upon returning from the trip, you might start to feel a shock on the airline ticket stickers. It’s not necessarily because more and more people are going on vacation, although they certainly are. This is more likely because fewer people take business trips. And when business travelers aren’t traveling, leisure travel can become more expensive. […]

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Resume business travel hotel and airline reservations, with hesitation

“I may be optimistic,” he added, “but I hope that the progress of immunization increases dramatically over the next 60-90 days and that the fourth quarter and early 2022 will still be enough. solid. “ Mr. Graf is among the few who believe that hybrid business events, involving both in-person and virtual presence, will disappear […]

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Google searches for travel destinations increase as vaccination rates rise in Canada

With the looming Canada-U.S. Border opening on August 9 and the trend in rising vaccination rates making travel safer, Canadians are flocking to Google to plan their post-pandemic vacations. Traveling is not as easy as it used to be. As Canadians prepare for their vacation, they need to know where they can travel and what […]

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Google reveals the most searched travel destinations by Canadians

Google Canada has revealed the country’s most searched destinations for travel, both internationally and nationally. The pandemic has served as an anchor for people accustomed to frequent travel, but with the lifting of restrictions, interest in travel is increasing. “As vaccinations continue to rise across the country and government travel restrictions for fully vaccinated Canadians […]

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What travel destinations do Kazakhs prefer for a pandemic vacation?

NUR-SULTAN – Despite the pandemic, people continue to travel abroad and within the country. Experts in the field of tourism spoke about the preferences of the Kazakh people this year. The director of the Association of Tour Operators of Kazakhstan, Inna Ray, said in an interview with Inbusiness.kz that people’s preferences have not changed much. […]

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16 Travel Destinations Added To ‘Very High’ COVID-19 Travel Risk List

WASHINGTON – The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added 16 additional travel destinations around the world that the agency says pose a “very high” COVID-19 risk. Above all, the health agency asks that all travelers be fully vaccinated before even considering international travel. On Monday, the CDC added the following destinations […]

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Loans for hardship

Financial emergencies are among the most stressful situations we experience (and we all experience them). When you are looking for a hardship loan, it may be because you are temporarily unable to meet your basic needs. This is the kind of situation that requires quick and conscientious help at a cost that won’t trap you […]