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Online Travel Agency IT Spend Market Quality and Quantity Analysis

A new research study from JCMR with the title Global Online Travel Agency IT Spending Market Research Report 2021 provides an in-depth assessment of online travel agency IT spending, including key market trends, upcoming technologies, industry drivers, challenges, regulatory policies and strategies. Research Study Provides Forecast for IT Spend of Online Travel Agencies investments until […]

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Germany adds 12 countries to ‘high risk’ Covid list

Germany has added 12 other countries and regions to its list of “high risk” areas due to the spread of Covid-19, including Singapore, Oman, Pakistan and Ukraine. The full list of countries that were moved to the high-risk category from Germany on Sunday January 30 are as follows: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cuba, New Caledonia (French overseas […]

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Pandemic forces state and local travel agencies to find alternative advertising methods

Industries like tourism have been forced to roll with the punches. RAPID CITY, SD — Over the past two years during the pandemic, a lot has changed, from gatherings in public places to the way business is conducted on a day-to-day basis, which includes marketing. Industries like tourism have been forced to roll with the […]

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10 Ways to Help Your Clients Protect Their Credit Files in 2022

Promoted by Credit Fix Solutions. It’s the start of a new year and people are taking their lives into their own hands. This includes finding ways to secure a better financial future. Victoria Coster, CEO of Credit Fix Solutions, explains how you can help your clients protect their credit reports. The last two years have […]

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Pakistan’s top winter travel destinations in 2022

Islamabad: The scenic north of Pakistan has long been a favorite destination for mountaineers around the world in all seasons, but the country is now looking to establish itself as a destination for winter tourism. Winter sports and cultural festivals are held every year in the snowy valleys of Pakistan to promote adventure and winter […]

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Travel restrictions on major rigs announced ahead of big winter storm

BOSTON – A powerful winter storm expected to produce blizzard conditions on Friday and Saturday is prompting residents of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States to prepare for snow, wind and colder temperatures . Heavy snowfall and high winds are expected to begin in parts of the Carolinas and Appalachia Friday evening, […]

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Sustainable travel becomes a mandate

Johnny Thorsen, Vice President Strategy and Partnerships, Spotnana We have reached the end of another crazy year in both the calendar and the travel industry. So it’s time for me to write and share the next chapter of my “green travel odyssey”, and there’s no doubt that 2021 has been the most exciting year in […]

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Tunisia: the endless purgatory of travel agencies

The world has now been in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic for almost two years, which has unfolded in wave after wave of hundreds of thousands of deaths and millions of infections, all against a backdrop unprecedented economic and social devastation. Employees have been made redundant and others have been put on short-time working […]

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Palace adviser says easing of travel restrictions aligns with ‘rampant mood’

FILE A security guard holding a sign reminding people of social distancing walks past Filipino foreign workers who were quarantined for weeks after returning home as they waited for return flights to their hometowns in across the country, at Manila International Airport o. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP) MANILA, Philippines — The government’s decision […]

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Updated travel restrictions for South Africa

Several countries and airlines have announced easing travel restrictions for South Africa as governments seek to move into the endemic phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will lift its entry and transit ban on South Africa and other African countries from Saturday, January 29. Restrictions have been in place since the […]

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Island nations devastated by COVID-19 travel restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on destinations around the world that rely on tourism, and island nations in the Caribbean have been among the hardest hit economically. Kalim Shah, assistant professor of public policy at the University of Delaware, can provide insight into pandemic-related trends in U.S. travel to major island vacation destinations and […]

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The floodgates of predatory lending will open if credit laws aren’t tightened, consumer advocates warn

Consumer advocates fear loopholes in lending laws could open the floodgates to predatory lending for millions of vulnerable Australians. Key points: Experts say many people seek out payday loans when they are in financial difficulty But some lenders often charge significant fees Consumer advocates say payday lenders can dodge the Credit Law through ‘loopholes’ The […]

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Andalusia | More than 200 travel agencies in Andalusia receive 11.5 million euros in Covid aid

Nuria Rodríguez and the travel agency staff / ON The Omicron coronavirus variant has wreaked havoc on the struggling industry despite hopes that 2022 will mark a huge improvement over 2021 Some 219 travel agencies in Andalusia have received €11.5 million in aid to keep them afloat, revealed Nuria Rodríguez, Malaga province delegate to the […]

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Here’s how the annual percentage rate works

Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder. If you’ve researched new credit cards or considered refinancing your home loan, you’ve probably noticed the term APR popping up everywhere. APR stands for “annual percentage rate” and, in terms of financial information you need to know, understanding APR is pretty high […]

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Wizz Air expects Omicron’s “impact” to continue through March

European airline Wizz Air expects Covid-19 travel restrictions to continue “to have an impact” on its recovery from the pandemic until spring. The Hungary-based budget carrier, which made an offer to buy easyJet last year, posted an operating loss of 213.6 million euros for the last three months of 2021, despite Wizz’s capacity exceeding the […]

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IATA: IATA pushes for relaxation of travel restrictions

MUMBAI: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), an airline trade body, has urged governments to remove all barriers to travel, including quarantine and testing, for people fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by WHO. As COVID-19 continues to evolve from pandemic to endemic, IATA has called for quarantine-free travel for unvaccinated travelers with a negative […]

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Planning a vacation? Travel tips and best destinations for 2022 – PIX11

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Inflation and business travel demand dampen impact of rising hotel rates

Strong demand from leisure travelers has given hoteliers more pricing power in this economic recovery than they had in previous cycles, but there are some wrinkles to the higher rates, according to Jan Freitag, director national hotel analyst for CoStar Group. “This recovery is fascinating because of the rebound in room rates,” he said. “Traditionally, […]

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Planning a vacation? Tips and best travel destinations for 2022

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Amadeus, Navitaire, Saber – The Oxford Spokesperson

The Global Online Travel Agency IT Spend Market Report 2020 The industry report gives a comprehensive report of the Global Online Travel Agency IT Spend Market Reports Market 2020. Details such as size, key players, segmentation, SWOT analysis, market pestle, carrier 5, the most influential trends and trading environment of the market are mentioned in […]

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When is the next travel update? When UK Covid travel restrictions could be lifted – and what the new rules could be

Boris Johnson has stressed the importance of getting the Covid shot if people want to travel abroad this summer The Prime Minister has announced that Covid-19 testing for fully vaccinated travelers arriving in England will be scrapped. The exact date of the rule change has yet to be confirmed, but it is expected to come […]

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Zambales eases travel restrictions for vaccinated residents │ GMA News Online

The provincial government of Zambales has eased travel restrictions for vaccinated residents after it stopped requiring COVID-19 testing of vaccinated people. According to Circular Memorandum No. 2022-04 dated January 21, all residents and non-residents only need to present an authentic vaccination card upon entering the province. However, people with symptoms, even if fully vaccinated, had […]

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United Airlines reports ‘substantial’ decline in business travel

United Airlines said it met its fourth-quarter financial targets despite challenges with Omicron. The carrier said it kicked off 2022 with a reduced schedule, but forward bookings for spring travel are strong. Corporate bookings are another matter. Business traffic is “substantially down”, although it had “quite improved” in the fourth quarter of last year. Andrew […]

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Ryanair increases its schedules from Dublin airport

Ryanair is increasing its investment in Dublin Airport by adding a third aircraft to the base later this year. The carrier says the move represents an investment of $100 million and will create 30 jobs at the airport. She adds that the investment is a direct result of the traffic restoration program run by the […]

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What should you consider when considering getting a payday loan?

Once the loan is accepted by the credit company, the amount is immediately credited to your account. Online payday loans are received simply and in a timely manner. Online payday loans are a fantastic choice for people who have little money to meet their needs. Regardless of the name, these loans are rather short term […]

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Vueling opens new destinations from Gatwick

Vueling is expanding its operations at Gatwick Airport, including the addition of five new routes. The carrier, which is owned by parent company BA IAG, plans to base two aircraft at Gatwick and is adding a twice-daily service to Malaga, four-times-a-week services to Menorca and La Coruña and three-times-a-week services to Seville. and Granada. The […]

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Budget travel destinations for 2022

AleksandarGeorgiev/Getty Images/iStockphoto With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines and rapid tests, Americans who avoided travel in 2020 and 21 are apparently more willing to hit the road in 2022. And with demand rising, the travel agency in Priceline reports that in the first quarter of 2022 travelers can expect to find hotel rates 18% higher […]

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Saber SafePoint Tool Now Tracks Travel Restrictions : Business Traveler USA

GDS Vendor Risk Management Product will now include entry requirements for COVID-19 and other issues Global distribution systems provider Saber Corporation is expanding its SafePoint travel risk management product to include global travel restriction tracking. The product monitors global events in near real-time 24/7, leveraging hundreds of data sources to identify events that may impact […]

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H&R Block Launches Challenger Bank for Underbanked Consumers

The H&R Block tax prep chain is returning to banking. On Thursday, the 66-year-old company launched Spruce, a no-fee account that includes a debit card and a connected savings account where money is held at its partner bank, MetaBank. Spruce is designed to appeal to the company’s approximately 8 million customers identified as underbanked, those […]

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Travel agencies are seeing an increase in customers since even with constant Covid changes

DENISON, Texas (KXII) – Travel rules and regulations, domestic or international, are constantly changing due to Covid rules. Leaving travel advisors busier than ever. “95% of our bookings were canceled so we had no revenue for a whole year,” said Christy Wagnitz, owner of Gateway Travel. When the pandemic first hit the United States 22 […]

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Tripadvisor’s Top Travel Destinations of 2022: Full List

Despite the prolonged haze of the pandemic and the joyless deja vu of another winter battling COVID, global travel is still coming alive. And as the pandemic has evolved, so have travellers’ tastes. According to Tripadvisor, they are now more inclined to trade serene mountains and rural getaways for big cities and crowded beaches. The […]

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The 19 most popular travel destinations in the world of design | Architectural Summary

Afterwards I like to take the Thames Walk, walk into the Tate, exit the back door and head to my favorite tapas restaurant, Jose on Bermondsey, with a stop at Flea Vintage Makers Market or Borough Market (my absolute favorite!). Also, I love Fortnum & Mason and Liberty, and the Sir John Soane Museum is […]

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Capitol Drive Loans offers payday loans in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, Wisconsin- The pandemic has created an environment of uncertainty and financial need, especially for people in Wisconsin who have lost their jobs and suffered pay cuts/reductions. As things slowly return to normal, individuals/families still need basic necessities, medical bills, and other urgent needs that cost money, a problem Capitol Drive Loans seeks to alleviate. […]

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US and EU updated travel restrictions for Australia

The US and EU have tightened travel restrictions for Australians as Omicron cases reach some of the highest per capita rates in the world The European Union has tightened its entry rules for some Australians. It comes as the number of cases in the country reaches an average of 64,000 a day. The CDC in […]

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Virgin Atlantic signs codeshare agreement with LATAM Airlines

Virgin Atlantic has announced a codeshare deal with LATAM Airlines including transatlantic flights between London and Brazil. The agreement means that LATAM’s flights from Heathrow to Sao Paulo can be booked through Virgin Atlantic, as well as connecting flights to 12 airports in Brazil, including Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Brasilia. LATAM passengers arriving at […]

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Norse Atlantic Airways gets US approval for transatlantic flights

New transatlantic long-haul carrier Norse Atlantic Airways has moved closer to starting operations after receiving flight approval from the US Department of Transportation. The airline plans to start operating services from the Norwegian capital Oslo to US cities, followed by transatlantic routes from other European cities such as London and Paris. The airline has already […]

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Four million payday and home loan customers from Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma must request repayments NOW

MORE than four million payday and home loan customers are being asked to request any repayments that may be owed to them. If you were mis-sold a loan by Provident, Greenwood, or Satsuma, you might be in line for compensation, even if you’ve already paid it back. 1 Provident, Greenwood and Satsuma customers receive small […]

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Do you have bad credit Here are some options to explore

Although you may think you don’t have many credit options, you don’t. In reality, there are many different credit cards you can apply for if your credit score is low. If you have bad credit, it’s a good idea to realize your options before getting approved for a new card. By doing this, you can […]

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Emerald Airlines expands at Belfast City Airport

Emerald Airlines is expanding to Belfast City Airport to provide more choice for travelers to the region. The carrier, which is the exclusive operator of Aer Lingus’ regional route network, plans to operate “high frequency routes” from the airport to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds Bradford and Manchester. The new routes are part of a long-term […]

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7 Fun Winter Travel Destinations

For some, winter holidays are synonymous with snow and skiing. For others, it means escaping to warmer climes for sun and sand. Luckily, there are vacation destinations with every type of weather for every budget. Whether you’re looking for an affordable family getaway or a luxurious couple’s getaway, our list has several options. With the […]

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Omicron Postpones First Quarter Corporate Event Plans

Free tests, vaccines, reminders and prominent health policies may ease some of the anxiety over corporate meetings and events, but a surge in early 2022 feels like a postponed dream for businesses that are counting on a strong return to in-person events in the first quarter. A Global Business Travel Association survey conducted in early […]

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Google presents a “permanent threat to online travel agencies”

Online travel agencies (OTAs), reeling from the impact of Covid, are facing additional pressure from Google’s growing presence in the market and how the tech giant’s control could impact on competitiveness and therefore on consumer choice. According to GlobalData, the market value of OTA declined by around 60.4% year-over-year (YoY) in 2020. Ralph Hollister, travel […]

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Vietnam’s Red River Delta Among Top 52 Travel Destinations for 2022 (New York Times)

It was also the only representative in Southeast Asia to enter the list compiled by the travel editors of the New York Times based on over 2,000 suggestions. After two years of the Covid crisis, this year’s list highlights places that may be dealing with issues like overcrowding and climate change. “Once travel begins to […]

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Top travel destinations searched by Americans

Yahoo Finance personal finance contributor Vera Gibbons joins the live show to discuss travel prospects for 2022 and research international travel destinations despite recent spikes in COVID-19 cases. Video transcript AKIKO FUJITA: Today we see major airline stocks taking a boost off the back of Delta Airlines, posting higher than expected earnings. Admittedly, these major […]

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Carriers cut winter schedules after holiday cancellations

The flight cancellations that have plagued the airline industry over the recent Christmas and New Year holidays have diminished but not completely diminished. On Jan. 10, 903 US-related flights — within, to or from the United States — were canceled, according to flight tracker FlightAware. On January 11, 738 were canceled. Around 5 p.m., 529 […]

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LIFE HACKS: Facing crippling debt doesn’t mean declaring bankruptcy

Unfortunately, it is not difficult to find yourself in financial difficulty. Sometimes turning around just means getting help with budgeting or restructuring payments. Other times, however, additional help is needed. That’s when professionals like Dawn Golding come into the picture. Golding is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee with Golding & Associates Limited based in Kentville and […]

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Omicron Travel Restrictions Set to Shroud Hong Kong’s Economy | Fund managers

Hong Kong’s tough new restrictions in the face of the Omicron outbreak are set to weigh on the city, presenting it with problems as a regional hub for foreign multinationals and discouraging new influxes in the short term, experts have warned. “We are seeing some capital leaving Hong Kong, as evidenced by the weakness of […]

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Manchester Airports Group creates 1,000 jobs as travel restrictions ease

Around 1,000 jobs are available at Manchester Airports Group (MAG) as the easing of travel restrictions strengthens the air transport sector. There are jobs at MAG’s three airports – Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands – ranging from security guards, customer service officers and car park staff to reception and lounge workers. There are over […]

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Saber SafePoint Now Has Global Travel Restriction Tracker

Saber Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, announced the expansion of SafePoint, a travel risk management product, to include tracking restrictions on travel. travel globally. While the solution is not limited to a single event, it does provide information on the spread of COVID 19 and new variants […]

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Let experts plan your trip

Who doesn’t like to travel? Exploring the country and traveling the world sounds exciting, especially after a long pandemic isolation. Most people don’t prefer to take care of every detail of a vacation; they want specialists to take care of everything so that they can sit down and wait for the departure date without stress. […]

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State of the Industry, Influencing Factors, Competition, Outlook, Competitive Landscape

DUBLIN, January 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Travel and Tourism: Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Related Services in South Africa The 2021 report” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report focuses on travel agencies, tour operators and related services in the travel and tourism industry in South Africa. It includes information on the […]

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‘Big rise’ in summer vacation bookings as covid travel restrictions ease

HOLIDAY business is set to pick up again, with the industry seeing a “sharp increase” in bookings since Covid testing rules were eased. Fully vaccinated passengers now no longer need a pre-departure Covid test before traveling to the UK – instead, take a Lateral Flow Test (LFT) or PCR within 48 hours of arrival and […]

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Online loans via Ipass launch loan consolidation service

Ipass Loans is a website dedicated to reducing the time and frustration of getting a short term loan, even if the borrower has bad credit references. The website contains links to a range of lenders who work with borrowers who may have difficulty securing a traditional loan. Ipass Loans is pleased to announce that its […]

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South Africa Travel and Tourism Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Related Services Market Report 2021 with and beyond, Tourvest, Rennies Travel, Flight Center and Travelstart – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Travel and Tourism: Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Related Services in South Africa 2021” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report focuses on travel agencies, tour operators and related services in the travel and tourism industry in South Africa. It includes information on the state of the tourism industry and […]

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How Dubai is helping boost the business travel recovery

A report commissioned by the World Travel & Tourism Council shows the Middle East will lead the resumption of business travel with a 49% return to pre-Covid levels by 2022. Expo 2020 Dubai Already an established center of commerce, Dubai is seeing an increase in business travel due to Expo 2020 Dubai. Since the first […]

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Rocky Mountaineer appoints new CEO to rebuild company – Travel Weekly

Luxury rail icon Rocky Mountaineer kicks off the new year with a warm welcome to new CEO and President David McKenna. McKenna, who chairs the board of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, took the reins Jan. 4. “I am thrilled to join the Rocky Mountaineer team at this exciting time in the company’s 32-year […]

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Hong Kong travel restrictions could have dire consequences

International business groups are urging Hong Kong to restart international flights after a rating group warned that travel restrictions, imposed last week due to COVID-19 outbreaks, could have disastrous effects on the country. economy of the territory. Fitch Ratings said: “A new wave of restrictions on various social activities in Hong Kong and a further […]

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Most Searched Travel Destinations in January: Vermont, Montana, and More

Andrea McHugh | Broadry Newsroom Destination demand can change on a dime, but for now, it seems potential travelers have their eyes set on — well, all parts of the country — from New England to the California coast and everything in between. . Broadry analyzed the latest travel information from Google to highlight some […]

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Chinese tour operators and agencies to promote Sri Lanka when travel restrictions are relaxed

Sri Lankan Ambassador to China Dr. Palitha Kohona The Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing, together with SriLankan Airlines, recently met with representatives of the Chinese travel industry at a town hall. The meeting saw the participation of 60 guests, including tour operators, major travel agencies and media staff. Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to China, Dr Palitha […]

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Global Ecotourism Market Report 2021: Growing Initiatives by Governments and Travel Agencies to Promote Destinations – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “Ecotourism Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecast to 2027” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report predicts that the global ecotourism market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14.3% during the forecast period 2021-2027. The Global Ecotourism Market report provides qualitative and quantitative analysis […]

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Online Travel Agencies IT Spending Market Size, Reach, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Reports shows that the Online travel agency IT spend market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Online Travel Agency IT Spending Report shows the likely […]

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Removal of restrictions on international travel would have no impact on case rates, says travel industry

Removing international travel restrictions would have no impact on case rates, the travel industry claims (Photo by Hollie Adams / Getty Images) Travel industry calls on government to remove current testing requirements for international travelers despite threat from Omicron. Manchester Airports Group (MAG) and Airlines UK are calling on the government to ease current restrictions […]

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Low-cost carrier Norse nears take-off

Start-up airline Norse Atlantic Airways has obtained an Air Operator Certificate from the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority, paving the way for the launch of transatlantic flights this spring. The airline plans to operate routes between Oslo, London and Paris to New York, Los Angeles and Florida, and received its first aircraft, a B787-9 Dreamliner, at […]

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Update on travel restrictions for South Africa in early 2022

Germany and the United States have relaxed some travel restrictions in South Africa, as global concerns about the Omicron variant continue to ease. In one proclamation Released in late December, US President Joe Biden said health officials have made substantial progress in evaluating the Omicron variant since its discovery in late November. He added that […]

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New year, new travel destinations with The Travel Mom

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