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New Brunswick border businesses hope easing travel restrictions will boost visitors

The federal government plans to drop its border requirements for COVID-19 vaccines by the end of September and make the ArriveCan app optional. However, New Brunswick border businesses that rely on Americans say the damage is already done. “If that happens, we may resume promoting our business to local Americans who have been unable to […]

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Air France adds five new routes to its winter schedule

Air France will introduce five new routes from its main Paris Charles de Gaulle hub for the winter season as its seasonal capacity returns to “close” to pre-Covid levels. The new connections from Paris CDG airport will be to New York-Newark, Tromso in Norway and Kittilä in Finland, as well as Innsbruck and Salzburg in […]

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Europe Travel Agency Industry Report 2022 with Viajes El Corte Ingles, Hotelbeds Group, Avoris Retail Division and Tui – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Travel Agencies in Europe – Industry Market Research Report” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report covers the scope, size, layout, and growth of the industry, including key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five-year industry forecasts, growth rates, and an analysis of the major industry players and their market […]

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Travel bookings ahead of Saudi National Day increase by 141%

Bookings from Saudi Arabia for travel between September 22 and 25, ahead of the Saudi national holiday on September 22, soared 141% in August from the previous month, according to Skyscanner, a major market travel. In the past week alone, the week starting September 5, bookings for the Saudi National Day holiday period have increased […]

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New Tallahassee banking initiative to help low-income communities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Labarron Smith has co-owned and operated Empire Fitness on North Monroe Street in Tallahassee for more than a month. He said his love of fitness and healthy living inspired him to start his own gym. “It’s something I’ve always loved and always believed in, I mean my major is exercise science,” […]

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Travel agencies are closing their offices and laying off their staff

Plane By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA The operations of travel agencies operating in the country have come under severe strain with the decision by foreign airlines to block them from accessing their websites to purchase tickets for potential travellers, Business Hallmark has learned. Over the past few months, the sector and, by extension, the entire aviation industry […]

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Cook Islands drops all remaining COVID travel restrictions – Travel Weekly

The Cook Islands has dropped the last of its COVID restrictions for incoming travelers with the removal of all COVID vaccination requirements. Announcing the decision, Cook Islands Prime Minister Mark Brown described the withdrawal as another step to recovering what COVID-19 has taken away. “The removal of these latest restrictions means that as a country […]

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US government plans to regulate ‘buy now, pay later’ loan companies

According to reports, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to regulate “buy now, pay later” companies. Reports claim that due to the rapid growth of financial products companies such as Klarna and Affirm Holdings, CFPB believes they can harm consumers. Thus, plans are underway to regulate these companies. The CFPB does not currently […]

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Cook Islands drops Covid vaccine requirement during latest pandemic travel restrictions

Rarotonga is removing all travel restrictions for arrivals. Photo / Tourism in the Cook Islands The Cook Islands says it has dropped all vaccine requirements, reverting to pre-Covid-19 travel and entry requirements. On Wednesday, the Prime Minister’s Office announced that this weekend it would remove all remaining travel restrictions related to Covid-19. From September 16, […]

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Online travel agencies are booking and Expedia are looking cheap right now – 24/7 Wall St.

Invest September 15, 2022 8:25 p.m. When the COVID-19 pandemic grounded planes and closed hotels around the world, the travel industry immediately found itself in dire straits. However, the industry has come back strong between pent-up travel demand and the resumption of day-to-day business, creating plenty of opportunities for online travel agencies. Despite strong earnings […]

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Scandic will open a hotel in a new transport hub

Scandic Hotels has signed an agreement for a new 220-room hotel in Ski, outside Oslo, Norway, scheduled to open in 2026. Housed in a 15-story mixed-use building, the hotel will include meeting rooms and a rooftop bar with panoramic views of Ski, which is set to become a transportation hub when the new Follo (Follobanen) […]

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United partners with Emirates to launch Dubai Route

United Airlines and Emirates have formed a new partnership that includes a new United route to Dubai, codeshares on select destinations and reciprocal loyalty benefits, the carriers announced on Wednesday. From November, Emirates customers flying to Chicago, Houston and San Francisco will have access to nearly 200 US cities via the United network. At eight […]

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New Zealand lifts all travel restrictions

New Zealand has lifted all pandemic travel restrictions, including vaccination and testing requirements, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced this week. Citing low case numbers and hospitalizations, expanded access to antiviral drugs and a “well-vaccinated” population, New Zealand ended its COVID-19 protection framework that kept visitors away from the start of 2020. . As of September […]

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Business travel will make a comeback this fall as new travel patterns emerge

Business travel, indicating conferences and internal travel to bring teams together, is expected to increase this fall, the latest analysis from Trip Actions revealed. According to Business Travel News, global travel bookings analyzed from September 1 to November 19 are almost six times higher than in 2021, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. Trip Actions revealed that travel spending […]

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USA and Europe are popular business travel destinations for technicians from Kerala

According to a survey of IT companies in Thiruvananthapuram for the year 2019 According to a survey of IT companies in Thiruvananthapuram for the year 2019 In the era of outsourcing, the United States and Europe remain the most popular international business travel destinations from Kerala. According to a survey of IT companies in Thiruvananthapuram […]

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Cash Advance Apps vs Payday Loans: Which is Better?

If you’re asked to imagine a payday lender, you might think of a storefront in a mall with green signs and neon slogans like “everyday payday.” You probably wouldn’t imagine a mobile app that advertises on TikTok and sports a colorful logo. But cash advance apps like Earnin and Dave provide advances with the same […]

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The Biggest Travel Agencies of 1992: Where Are They Now? : Travel Weekly

Top 10: Where are they now? The 1992 list was based on total sales for 1991. Most of the agencies then in the Top 50 focused on business travel. In fact, Liberty Travel was the only one in the top 10 primarily focused on leisure. At the time, most leisure travel was firmly in the […]

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B2C Platform for Travel Agency Market to Witness Massive Growth by 2030: Ctrip, Misterfly, Tuniu, Viator

The global Travel Agency B2C Platform market is thoroughly studied in this report, noting important aspects such as market competition, global and regional growth, market segmentation, and market structure . The analysts authoring the report have estimated the global market size in terms of value and volume using the latest research tools and techniques. The […]

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‘This is unacceptable’ – Travel companies call on FG to engage stakeholders on skyrocketing airfares

The National Association of Travel Agencies of Nigeria (NANTA) says the continued increase in the price of local and international air fares is unacceptable. Susan Akporiaye, national president of NANTA, said Thursday during a press conference in Lagos. Akporiaye described the increase as hostile to the survival of Nigeria’s downstream aviation sector, and urged the […]

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Wyndham acquires European hotel brand

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has acquired the Vienna House brand from Berlin hotel operator HR Group for 44 million euros, the company announced Thursday (September 8th). The acquisition will expand the group’s European footprint, adding approximately 40 hotels – 28 in Germany alone – and more than 6,000 rooms to its upscale and midscale portfolio […]

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Pay-as-you-go helps American workers pay their bills more easily, save money and avoid the cycle of debt, according to new research from the Mercator Advisory Group

The financial wellness advantage can be critical, especially in times of high inflation, high gas prices and financial hardship. Nearly eight in 10 respondents say DailyPay helps them avoid expensive or predatory alternatives NEW YORK, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amid continued inflation and the high cost of everyday items, millions of American workers are […]

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How major US airlines can cope with change in business travel

The idea of ​​the “road warrior” business traveler is changing and major US airlines must adapt … [+] their activities as leisure travel represents a larger percentage of total volumes. Getty When the pandemic hit the world in early 2020, air travel came to a halt as people stayed home and most travel came to […]

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Oudan 5.0. Will target air connectivity to 54 new travel destinations

By CNBC Awaaz 07 Sep 2022, 09:18 PM STI (Update) mini UDAN 5.0 Program: The fifth phase of the government program will add or reactivate airstrips closer to wildlife sanctuaries, tourist destinations or spiritual places located in Tier II and Tier III cities. The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) plans to connect more than 50 […]

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EscapeMaker reinvents local travel destinations with augmented reality

SAUGERTIES, NY, September 07, 2022 /24-7 PressRelease/ — As flight cancellations plague international summer travel, many locked down locals have taken to the road and rails to explore, despite gas prices and fee increases. EscapeMaker.com, a veteran of local travel marketing since 2000, rolled out its AR (augmented reality) content development and production services to […]

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Sharing Services Global Corporation Announces First National Event for HAPI Travel Destinations in Dallas on November 11-12, 2022

PLANO, TX, 06 September 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NetworkWire – Global Corporation Sharing Services (OTCQB: SHRG) (“SHRG” or the “Company”), announces the first national travel event of its wholly-owned subsidiary HAPI TRAVEL DESTINATIONS (“Hapi Travel”), which offers a new approach to travel savings and a unique opportunity for additional income in the new gig […]

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Government tightens visit visa permits, travel agencies must be booked in case of irregularities – myRepublica

KATHMANDU, September 4: After the increase in cases of human trafficking due to the misuse of tourist visas, the government will revise and tighten the procedure for managing departure authorizations for foreigners for tourist visas. After human traffickers started sending domestic workers to Gulf countries by abusing visit visas, the government will tighten procedures. The […]

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Booyah for Travel Agencies as Booked Trips for Mid-Autumn Festival Boom

Travelers guess lantern puzzles while visiting a theme park in Handan, Hebei province, during last year’s Mid-Autumn Festival holiday on September 20. [Photo by HAO QUNYING/FOR CHINA DAILY] The upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 10 this year, is expected to improve the performance of the domestic tourism market in short holiday breaks as […]

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Here’s how the Hartford Public Library and its partners plan to help the city’s most vulnerable populations

Payday loans, pawnshops, check cashing services and other services that come with high costs, interest rates and fees often lead to the paradox that it is expensive to be poor. Those living in poverty or near the poverty line are often unbanked or underbanked, which can leave them vulnerable to other scams that perpetuate the […]

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InvestorNewsBreaks – Sharing Services Global Corporation (SHRG) Unveils Hapi Travel Destinations in the United States

Sharing Services Global (OTCQB: SHRG) has launched its wholly-owned subsidiary — Hapi Travel Destinations(TM) — in the United States. The subsidiary offers consumers a new approach to travel savings as well as a one-stop option for people looking for on-demand savings opportunities. The membership-based travel club offers maximum savings and benefits on an array of […]

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Higgins wants cross-border travel restrictions lifted | Local News

U.S. Representative Brian Higgins says now is the time to lift cross-border restrictions to help ease travel between the U.S. and Canada in hopes of bolstering the region’s tourism economy in the wake of COVID-19 . Following a Wednesday meeting in Niagara Falls with tourism leaders from Niagara and Erie counties, the Buffalo Democrat said […]