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Uniglobe Travel | European Business Travel News

COMPANY PROFILE Key people Gary Charlwood, Founder, President and CEOMartin Charlwood, President and Chief Operating OfficerAmanda J Close, Vice President, Global OperationsTracy Bartram, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerPatrick Hooft, Regional President, British Isles and EMEARichard Moore, Vice President British Isles and EMEA Number of offices/locations worldwide Offices in 60 countries on six continents, […]

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I Got a Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Now What?

courtesy of Getty Creative. Getty The past few months have brought some pretty catchy headlines and trends when it comes to our collective finances. These days, you can’t get far without running into a burning issue near and dear to many of us: student loan forgiveness. Earlier in the year, the US Department of Education […]

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Thailand: Authorities to further ease restrictions on domestic and international travel from July 1 /update 74

June 20, 2022 | 07:44 UTC Thailand will waive the requirement for arrivals to have a Thailand Pass from July 1. All provinces will move to the less strict green zones. enter exit health transportation HAT Event Authorities will further ease various domestic and international travel restrictions related to COVID-19 from July 1. Authorities will […]

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Does modern slavery exist?

Juneteenth is a federal holiday now in the United States that recognizes the emancipation of enslaved black Americans. June 19, celebrated on June 19, celebrates the release of the last of 250,000 enslaved black people when 2,000 union soldiers arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas and announced this executive order. But was slavery totally abolished? Webster’s […]

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Working with airlines | Business Travel News

Download chapter After the omicron variant of Covid-19 put the travel resumption on hold from late 2021, business travel has rebounded strongly since mid-February and into the spring. Airlines reported a recovery in business travel in March – whether measured by demand or revenue – of 50% to 80% compared to 2019. Gross revenues for […]

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Working with Chauffeur-Driven Suppliers

Download chapter Demand for chauffeured cars has returned to 2019 levels, according to the National Limousine Association, but travel managers whose programs depend on these suppliers or transportation service providers should prepare for a sticker shock. The average cost of trips in the industry is higher than it was before the pandemic, according to the […]

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Affordable and longer roaming services offered as global travel restrictions ease

Prepare your passports and prepare for the reopening of international travel. When you’re exploring the world, you don’t have to worry about overseas connectivity, because Globe Roaming has the data packages to suit you, whether it’s for a 3 or 30 day stay. Japan is now accepting travelers from the Philippines, which is among 98 […]

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Argentina: Authorities ease national COVID-19 measures and international travel restrictions as of June 17/update 48

June 17, 2022 | 14:11 UTC Argentinian authorities are easing national COVID-19 measures and international travel restrictions from June 17. enter exit health transportation AR Event Argentinian authorities have eased the country’s international travel restrictions and domestic COVID-19 measures as of June 17. Travelers are no longer required to be vaccinated or provide a negative […]

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Top 10 international travel destinations for summer | app

Now that the pandemic is finally slowing and life for most is getting back to normal, international travel is possible, and this summer is the perfect time to book your next getaway. Whether you want a hot tropical getaway or a lush European tour, now is the time to invest in self-care and take the […]

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GUEST VIEW: A new approach to tackling debt is needed | Opinion

At Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo (CCCS), we are heartened to see the recent media attention highlighting the questionable and predatory practices of local debt collection companies. The New York State Attorney General herself traveled to Western New York last month to call for increased regulation of the debt collection industry. It is extremely […]

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Canada Travel Restrictions: Drop ArriveCan Says Border Mayors

WASHINGTON- It’s time to say goodbye to the ArriveCan app, say border town mayors, tourism industry leaders and others who complain that Canada’s strict COVID-19 rules for international travelers encourage potential US visitors to spend their tourist dollars at home. Two Ontario mayors whose towns depend on cross-border tourism — Mike Bradley of Sarnia and […]

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How long will it take for business travel to return to normal

IIf you’re a former jet-setter who hasn’t been on a business trip in years, hang in there. Business travel plummeted in 2020 and 2021, and it still hasn’t returned. According to an April report by the American Hotel & Lodging Association, or AHLA, conducted with the hotel analytics group Kalibri Labs, business travel revenue in […]

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Global B2C Platform for Travel Agency Market (2022 to 2028) – Industry Synopsis and Major Players are Ctrip, Misterfly, Tuniu, Viator

Global B2C platform for the travel agency market by MarketQuest.biz studied the current situation of the industry and forecasted growth from 2022 to 2028. In order to obtain relevant and important data of the industry, the records of the major market players were examined. The Travel Agency B2C Platform Market study examines historical and basic […]

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Ranking of new teams by travel destinations

Now that it’s official and we know UCF, Cincinnati and Houston are set to join the Big 12 for the 2023 season, along with BYU there will be four new destinations for Big 12 fans to check out. And as conference realignment continues to occur in college athletics, the old days of driving a few […]

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What is a home loan and how does it work?

Car title loans are designed for people who need cash fast. They offer a short-term loan using your vehicle title as collateral. Some lenders don’t do credit checks and may not even require proof of employment or income, making auto title loans easy to access, even for consumers with troubled credit histories. But like many […]

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Cathay sees continued pressure from Hong Kong travel restrictions | New

Hong Kong travel restrictions continue to hamper flag carrier Cathay Pacific’s traffic performance, but there are marginal signs of improvement, including a narrower half-year loss forecast. Recent adjustments to Hong Kong travel restrictions began impacting traffic figures in May, the airline said. During the month, it carried 57,982 passengers, more than double the number carried […]

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Some Singapore travel agencies say Japan tours won’t start until July

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): On Sunday, June 12, Jane Lam booked an eight-day, seven-night package at the family-friendly theme park in central Japan with travel agency EU Holidays during the late vacation year for his family of four. The 44-year-old housewife, who will be traveling with her husband and two children aged 14 […]

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In lack of money, social recipients borrow from a surprising source

Elderly and disabled people queue to collect their social benefits outside Net1 Financial Services at Soshanguve Plaza in Pretoria on the first Friday in June. Many also take out loans at the same office. This article first appeared on GroundUp. People who depend on social grants say they find it difficult to make ends meet […]

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Dropping COVID-19 travel restrictions could be a boon to Florida’s economy

ORLANDO, Florida. – The Biden administration has announced that starting June 12 at midnight, international travelers coming to the United States will no longer need a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country. Travelers flying to Cancun from Orlando International Airport said they were relieved to learn that COVID-19 testing restrictions for travel had been […]

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US drops inbound testing requirement

The United States will end its negative Covid-19 testing requirements for inbound passengers this weekend. The obligation for all incoming travelers to present a negative Covid-19 test carried out on the day of travel will be lifted this Sunday. The move comes after a strong push from the travel industry to end the requirement. US […]

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EMEA Daily: EU unveils new BNPL rules

In today’s major stories from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the European Union is preparing new Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) rules that would reduce their transparency requirements. In addition, the Bank of England is distributing a bulletin to lenders on their plans for bank failure, and Morocco’s Chari is acquiring the Diago retail […]

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International travelers can skip the test

International travel is about to get a whole lot easier. The Biden administration announced Friday that the United States will no longer require pre-departure COVID-19 testing to enter the country starting Sunday. The requirement will be lifted at 12:01 a.m. ET, according to a senior administration official. The rule change comes more than a year […]

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When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of Bleisure Trips

Rather than leaving staff to fend for themselves when mixing work trips with long vacations, a travel agency should take control. The co-founder and CEO of Norwegian startup Travelin.ai thinks most corporate travel agencies have taken the wrong approach to helping customers deal with the complexities of globe-trotting employees. “A lot of companies talk about […]

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The world’s 50 most popular travel destinations for Pride revealed

In-person Pride celebrations are back in 2022, after two years of digital or rescheduled events due to the COVID-19 pandemic – and LGBTQ+ travelers are heading across the world to major destinations to be part of queer joy. As the modern Pride movement has gained momentum over the past few decades, parades, protest marches and […]

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Trip.com sees strongest business travel growth in China’s second cities

Skift grip When it comes to China’s future business travel hotspots, there are plenty of gems to emerge in a new report released this week by Trip.Biz, the business travel division of Trip.com. It offers agencies real insight into the minds of business travellers, as well as growth opportunities in a country poised to rebound […]

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Key Considerations for Employers When Planning Staff Business Travel

Many companies will have seen a significant increase in international business travel now that COVID-19 restrictions have been removed in the UK and eased globally. Although the Brexit transition period ended on December 31, 2020, many UK employers may have had fewer employees traveling overseas on business than would otherwise have been the case. Therefore, […]

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Tourism/Leisure: Review of May data for foreign-only travel agencies and casinos

The author is an analyst at Shinhan Investment Corp. She can be contacted at [email protected] — Ed. Travel agencies: Strong recovery seen in package travel bookings Both Hana Tour Service and Modetour Network saw more than 1,000% year-on-year growth in outbound travelers in May. Package travel customers, their main source of revenue, soared more than […]

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Buy now, pay later, warning as Apple and Zopa launch split payment options

BUYERS are urged not to take on too much debt as Zopa has become the latest company to enter the Buy Now, Pay Later market today. The bank has introduced its own BNPL service – a system that allows you to spread the cost of a purchase over several monthly installments. 1 Buyers are advised […]

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America’s COVID travel restrictions make little sense – Greeley Tribune

Although travel restrictions have been lifted in many countries, the federal government still requires all international travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test within a day of travel. On the face of it, this well-intentioned policy may seem sensible since we all want to reduce the spread and protect the most vulnerable among us. But […]

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British Airways expands US routes for summer

British Airways will operate direct flights between 26 US cities and London this summer, the carrier has announced. Service began June 3 between London Heathrow and Portland, Oregon and Pittsburgh, and service to San Jose, California is scheduled to resume June 13. The carrier also launched a new daily daytime flight from Newark to London […]

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Liberis rolls out Barclaycard cash advance to empower SMEs across Europe

Small businesses support the UK economy So quick and easy access to the flexible financial products they need to support their growth is the need of the hour. To provide small business customers with access to tailored revenue-based funding, the UK-based fintech Liberius entered into a partnership with Barclaycard. The development comes on the back […]

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5 Best Travel Agencies in Cleveland, OH

Below is a list of major travel agencies in Cleveland. To help you find the best travel agencies located near you in Cleveland, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. The best Cleveland travel agencies: The best rated travel agencies in Cleveland, OH are: Flite II Travel Amex – […]

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Among older Americans, rising debt may harm health

Older adults generally have less debt than younger ones because people tend to get rid of debt as they approach and enter retirement. But in recent decades, each cohort of older people has been more indebted than the last. “There is a group of seniors in financial difficulty,” said Annamaria Lusardi, an economist at George […]

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A Barbershop financial management application relies on Bond for BaaS and i2c for payments

NEW YORK, NY – Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Astor Place Hairstylists. Getty Images Hair salons may not seem like a huge market, but the country has around 130,000 of them, and 20,000 use a hair salon management system called Squire. It handles online bookings, sends reminders to customers when it’s time to book appointments […]

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Business travel is back, but a return to pre-pandemic levels remains a long way off

Long after the second anniversary of the pandemic, business travel is showing its first significant signs of recovery. As this recovery gathers pace, a new landscape has formed with the presence of traditional and new forms of business travel. In this new landscape, however, consumer sentiment towards business travel remains mixed, along with a significant […]

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Enterprise announces new locations in popular travel destinations

Enterprise Holdings has announced new franchise locations in the US Virgin Islands, Morocco and the Bahamas. Each of the three new markets will offer car rental options from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands. The company plans to partner with local vendors with a solid reputation for excellence in […]

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Travel restrictions at the Canada-US border: what you need to know

With COVID-19 border restrictions expected to remain in place for at least a month, some Canadians may need an overview of these rules. The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced that several pandemic restrictions will be extended at Canada’s airports and land borders, including vaccination orders, random COVID-19 testing and mandatory use of the […]

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US COVID travel restrictions make little sense – The Denver Post

Although travel restrictions have been lifted in many countries, the federal government still requires all international travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test within a day of travel. On the face of it, this well-intentioned policy may seem sensible since we all want to reduce the spread and protect the most vulnerable among us. But […]

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“Business travel has experienced a strong comeback”

NEW DELHI : The strong rebound in domestic travel and tourism after the lifting of covid-related restrictions is here to stay, said Madhavan Menon, chairman and managing director of Thomas Cook India, a travel services company. In an interview, Menon said business and leisure travel had returned to near pre-covid levels or exceeded them, with […]

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5 Best Travel Agencies in Wichita, KS

Below is a list of major travel agencies in Wichita, KS. To help you find the best travel agencies located near you in Wichita, KS, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of rating points. Wichita, the best travel agencies in KS: The top rated travel agencies in Wichita, KS are: sunflower […]