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Business Travel Market Trends by 2026 with Major Key Players – Frenchway Travel, Booking.com, Exclusive France Tours, VoyagePrivé and FCM France

This global Business travel market is an attempt to analyze the global opportunities in the field of the global industry, its current capabilities and the potential of selected countries and regions in the market. The report to businesses and companies provides a better understanding of their ability to invest in the market. The report provides […]

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Commerce Department Pledges to Support Return of Business Travel : Business Traveler USA

At a roundtable with industry leaders, the department vowed to “bring all the tools to the table” to overcome obstacles The US Department of Commerce has pledged to bring “all tools to the table” to allow normal business travel to resume, both domestically and from abroad. Addressing a roundtable of 11 travel industry leaders, Don […]

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Local sports travel agencies worried about MLB lockdown | Poconos and Coal Region

It’s a potential curveball against an industry that’s already seen some tough knocks. “There is frustration,” said John Bickelman, owner of Gold Glove Sports Tours in Schuylkill Haven. “It’s been closed for all of 2020 and half of 2021,” Bickelman said of the sports trips. “This upcoming baseball season will be the first regular, quote-unquote […]

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Air Canada demands lighter travel restrictions

An Air Canada ticketing station is shown at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette MONTREAL — Air Canada beat expectations by bleeding less cash in its latest quarter, a sign that the airline’s underlying recovery remains on track despite the hit to vacation travel caused […]

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Travel agencies inundated with requests after Ottawa announces it will drop pre-arrival PCR testing for travelers

Travel agents are being inundated with inquiries from Canadians keen to book vacations now that the federal government has announced it will drop pre-arrival PCR testing for fully vaccinated travelers starting Feb. 28. Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced on Tuesday that travelers will still be required to be tested for COVID-19 before arrival, but can […]

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“I’m so excited! » : the English appreciate the lifting of restrictions on foreign travel | Travel & leisure

In London St Pancras, a ghost station for much of the past two years, the sun shone through the glass roof and Elton John’s piano, sealed for Covid, rang again. Luckily for Eurostar, the start of the mid-term jaunt meant the return of lines of passengers that meandered along the storefronts, heading for Paris and […]

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Omicron travel restrictions caused UK loss of £7bn

Travel restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 have cost the UK economy an estimated £7billion lost revenue. Research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the economic cost of ‘ineffective’ travel restrictions introduced by the UK government in the final weeks of 2021 as Omicron spread […]

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How Covid travel restrictions boosted Google results

The confusion has led to a six-fold increase in searches related to Covid-related travel restrictions. Getty gOogle search trends not only provide a fascinating window into the public’s most pressing questions, but they can also be a huge indicator of what’s generating ad dollars for the tech giant. Simply put, the more searches for a […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Europe “knee” travel restrictions jeopardize ski vacations

AAustria has joined with France in tightening travel restrictions on British arrivals, just as the ski season kicks off. From Saturday, all Britons wishing to visit the Alpine nation must show full proof of vaccination, a booster and a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of travel. While not an outright ban on visiting, […]

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RTL 5minutes – Union of Travel Agencies: 2021 another bad year for travel agencies, says ULAV president

The president of the Luxembourg Travel Agency, Fernand Heinisch, told RTL he expected the impact of the pandemic on the travel industry to last until 2023, while the agencies will have to adapt to the new climate. Despite vaccine hopes, 2021 has not been a good year for the travel industry. The year has seen […]

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Cruises are now the flagship product of travel agencies

Travel agencies continue their post-COVID transformation. Cruise is now the number one travel product sold by travel agencies, surpassing all-inclusive packages, a bullish sign for the travel industry’s recovery after COVID-19. That’s according to the latest edition of TMR’s Distribution Outlook, a comprehensive look at what drives the travel business, including how it has recovered […]

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Business travel set to decline further in the short term: CEO of MakeMyTrip

In a question-and-answer session, Rajesh Magow, CEO of the MakeMyTrip group, and Sanjay Mohan, the group’s technical director, discuss the challenges of the travel industry in the Omicron era, with business travel declining further in the short term. . SubjectsMakeMyTravel | To travel Neha Alawadhi | New Delhi Last updated December 15, 2021 01:21 IST […]

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Passenger volumes drop 20% at MAG airports due to latest travel restrictions

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has called on the UK government to urgently review its new travel restrictions, in light of the 10-20% reduction in passenger numbers since the introduction of Day 2 PCR testing . Day 2 PCR testing was announced to the UK aviation industry on November 27, 2021, as an additional measure against […]

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Dream Vacations rewards travel agencies to 5 military veterans

WHY IT RATES: Over 35 percent of Dream Vacations franchise owners are military veterans. –Janeen Christoff, Senior Editor, TravelPulse The number one travel agency franchise for veterans, Dream Vacations, recently awarded five military veterans free travel franchises as part of its 10th annual award-winning “Operation Vetrepreneur: Become a Business Plan” competition. your own general ”. […]

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Here are the travel restrictions in South Africa right now – a week after the Omicron variant was announced.

On Thursday (November 25), health authorities and South African scientists announced the discovery of the new variant B.1.1.529. The variant, which was later given the Greek name ‘Omicron’, has led to a global border closure as uncertain governments work to protect their citizens from the new variant of Covid-19. Although it later emerged that Omicron […]

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Safety first – Tools at your fingertips

As the business travel industry finally begins to emerge from the depths of the Covid-19 pandemic, we take a look at the practical resources available to organizations to keep these responsibilities under control – both pre-travel and on the road. . WHAT IS AVAILABLE?A plethora of tools and resources are currently available to organizations, and […]

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Global business travel prices set to increase in 2022

MINNEAPOLIS – Global air, land and hotel travel fares are expected to increase over the next two years, mainly due to growing demand, capacity constraints and sustainability requirements from travelers, as well as rising labor costs – Work and fuel, according to the seventh annual Global Business Travel Forecast released today by CWT and the […]

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Travel restrictions continue to hamper recovery at Jet2

X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now Leisure travel group Jet2 recorded a pre-tax loss of £ 205.8million for the six-month period ended September 30, 2021, as fragile consumer confidence caused by pandemic-related travel restrictions took an impact on reservations. In its unaudited interim results for […]

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Canada’s travel rules decimate business travel, stifle Vancouver’s tourism industry

Mandatory pre-departure PCR testing for fully vaccinated international travelers keeps international visitors at home and anything but eliminating business travel Small business operators in the Vancouver tourism and hospitality join the Canadian Roundtable on Travel and Tourism to call on the federal government to end the pre-departure PCR test for fully vaccinated visitors and to […]

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Advocacy to abandon business travel agencies forever

Skift take Here we have the proponents of a future where companies employ their own “travel architects” and agencies become obsolete. But it’s hard to gauge how long it will take technology to catch up with their vision. Nothing moves fast in the world of business travel. Matthew Parsons It defies logic for a company […]

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Apple’s privacy changes could give big online travel agencies more leverage

Skift take Personalization initiatives aside, Apple’s privacy changes are a big win for travelers, but a big headache for online travel agencies. The result is that the bigger players have the potential to gain an advantage over the smaller competitors. Dennis schaal Travel online this week Apples privacy changes are becoming a marketing and personalization […]

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U.S. Travel Agencies Cannot Keep Up With Demand Due To Advisor Shortage

Skift take The US travel agency industry will not fully recover until it succeeds in replacing the advisers cut off during the pandemic. Lack of staff has often made it difficult to book travel for people who want to use the services of travel counselors. Rashaad Jörden Like many people have started traveling again in […]

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Business travel spending to reach two-thirds of pre-Covid levels by end of 2022

Spending on business travel is expected to reach two-thirds of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, with the Middle East and Asia-Pacific spearheading the recovery. The findings are part of a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council and McKinsey & Company. The report, Adapting to the Covid-19 endemic: the outlook for […]

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Houston prepares a new ranking of the warmest winter travel destinations

If you’re looking for a warm weather destination this winter, you could just look into your own backyard. Houston ranks No. 5 on a new WalletHub list of the best winter destinations for warm weather seekers. Obviously, the ranking excludes any mention of last winter’s crippling ice storm that ravaged all of Texas. To determine […]

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CodeGen Introduces Travel Software for Travel Agencies with Oracle Cloud – Other

From left to right: Shiham Imamudeen, Yohan Welikala and Nalin Sikurajapathy CodeGen Ltd recently launched its latest travel technology solution, TravelBooker, designed for travel agencies and powered by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Using cutting-edge web design principles to optimize the web journey for B2B and B2C users, TravelBooker software is a cloud-based Software as a […]

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CodeGen Introduces Fully Managed Travel Software to Travel Agencies with Oracle Cloud

CodeGen Ltd recently launched its latest travel technology solution, TravelBooker, designed for travel agencies and powered by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Using cutting-edge web design principles to optimize the web journey for B2B and B2C users, TravelBooker software is a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that provides a unified marketplace to curate the […]

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Puerto Rico enters the top 10 travel destinations in the United States | Business

According to the US Travel Association, Puerto Rico leads the country as a tourist destination with a huge influx of visitors and travel spending. Tourism Economics reports and Aerostar data show that in September 2021 alone, more than 330,000 passengers arrived at San Juan International Airport and annual visitor spending was 23% higher than in […]

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American Airlines optimistic about full business travel recovery in 2022

American Airlines optimistic about full business travel recovery in 2022 American Airlines is optimistic about the resumption of business travel. The carrier expects revenues from the lucrative segment to fully recover by the end of 2022, joining Emirates in an openly bullish stance on the return of corporate flyers. “We remain very optimistic about the […]

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Business travel to the United Arab Emirates will resume this year; Asia, Europe preferred destinations – survey

The global study includes more than 9,000 consumers in the United Arab Emirates, France, Germany, India, Spain, Russia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. The study sought information on the attitudes and feelings of travelers regarding restrictions, digital health data and sustainable travel. “The research is good news for the travel industry…[It] shows […]

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United States confirms wide opening on November 8 for vaccinated international travelers

The US government has confirmed that it will lift restrictions on international travelers from November 8, allowing people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to cross the border. White House Deputy Press Secretary Kevin Munoz confirmed the change on Twitter, calling the new US travel policy “guided by public health, rigorous and consistent.” The change applies to […]

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Travel restrictions: Business travel slowly picking up in India

India Inc is slowly resuming business travel with caution, primarily led by sales and customer service employees as well as management teams. Companies like Deloitte, KPMG, Mercedes-Benz, upGrad, Dabur, Panasonic and Simplilearn have said their executives have started traveling for work when needed. “With the improvement in feelings, the resurgence of economic activity and a […]

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Winding Tree, a Decentralized B2B Marketplace for Hotels, Airlines, Travel Agencies and more by DailyCoin

Winding Tree, a decentralized B2B marketplace for hotels, airlines, travel agencies and more The hospitality and travel industries, although two of the most dynamic in the world, have been negatively affected by the economic restrictions induced by COVID-19, which are now gradually fading. Despite the impact of the pandemic on consumer behavior and all aspects […]

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UK government cuts travel red list to seven countries

The UK government has announced that as of Monday, October 11, it will remove 47 countries from its red list for Covid-19 travel restrictions, with only seven remaining with the strictest entry requirements, while the rules are relaxed for fully vaccinated travelers arriving from 37 of the countries. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Twitter […]

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As travel restrictions ease, London homestay brand Plum Guide secures $ 9 million in funding

The global overnight market is estimated to be worth $ 1.2 trillion as the travel industry’s recovery accelerates from the pandemic, reports said. Despite this growth, the search for the perfect vacation can feel like a lottery with over 15 million households online to choose from. In addition, customer reviews are often misleading or deceptive. […]

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COVID Variants Business Travel Recovery Slows Down: Business Traveler USA

GBTA poll finds employee willingness to travel declines slightly month-over-month, but optimism continues to rise The outlook for the return of business travel in general remains optimistic, but the COVID-19 delta variant continues to hamper the recovery. This according to the Global Business Travel Association’s September Business Travel Sentiment Tracking Survey. The survey is the […]

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US loosens travel restrictions for fully immunized travelers around the world and 9 more travel stories

Skift take In Skift’s Top Articles This Week, The United States Announces Reopening To Fully Immunized Overseas Air Travelers, Expedia Group Consolidates Its Three Three Loyalty Programs, And Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Considering Work At distance allowing employees to live in cheaper areas. Rashaad Jörden Throughout the week, we’re posting original stories night and day […]

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2 Berks Attractions Among Top US Travel Destinations | Regional News from Berks

READING, PA – Two popular attractions in Berks County are also some of the best of the best in the United States. The American Bus Association has selected the Christmas Village of Koziar in Jefferson Township and the Boyertown Historic Vehicle Museum in Boyertown as the top group travel destinations in 2021, according to the […]

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US to open to foreign visitors vaccinated in November

The United States will lift travel restrictions on vaccinated visitors from Europe and the rest of the world over the next two months, a White House spokesperson said on Monday. The Biden administration plans to implement “strict protocols” in early November to prevent the spread of Covid-19, which will include a requirement for all adult […]

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Government urged to regulate online travel agencies

PETALING JAYA: Budget hotel operators in Malaysia want federal government to regulate online travel agencies (OTAs), arguing that the free online situation will lead to an unsustainable travel industry, especially during the pandemic of Covid-19. The Malaysian Budget and Business Hotel Association (MyBHA) also said there was a need to enforce guidelines for the short-term […]

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U.S. lawmakers push Biden to lift Canada travel restrictions

Four U.S. Senators on Friday called on President Joe Biden to lift restrictions that have barred Canadians from crossing the northern U.S. border since March 2020. Democratic Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Jon Tester of Montana and the independent Angus King of Maine have asked Biden to allow Canadians vaccinated against […]

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BCC welcomes new rules on international travel restrictions

September 17, 2021 Respond to news of changes, Jacques Martin, Director politics at the BCC, said: “Ee decision to simplify the traffic light system in England will be very welcome news for companies in the travel industry and beyond. “Hope this the new regime will be provide everyone confidence and clarity necessary after so much […]

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UK revises travel restrictions – vaccines much more free and unvaccinated people quarantine

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced sweeping overhaul of Covid-19 travel … [+] restrictions, tests and quarantine requirements Getty Images UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced sweeping changes to travel restrictions, quarantine and testing for Covid-19. Shapps said the changes were made to make travel “easier” and to “cut costs”, as reported by The […]

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Travel agencies struggle to survive amid protracted pandemic

This photo, taken on July 20, 2021, shows an empty departure terminal at Incheon International Airport, South Korea’s main gateway, west of Seoul. (Yonhap) SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) – For Kwon Ji-young, a 41-year-old office worker, traveling abroad is an annual ritual that allows her to take a complete break from the heavy workload […]

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The cheapest travel destinations to buy Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Chanel, Gucci and Prada

The United States is the best country for a designer shopping vacation. Europe is one of the cheapest continents for shopping. East Asian countries are among the most expensive countries to buy designer accessories. To inspire your post-COVID holiday destination, UK travel industry experts analyzed the price of luxury fashion accessories around the world, to […]

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Travel agencies resume operations with strong growth in demand for local travel agencies: TravClan

The survey predicts positive market sentiment with nearly 80% of travel agencies reaching out to new customers. TravClan is conducting a survey of nearly 250 travel agents and small and mid-range consumers across India to identify post-pandemic changes in the travel ecosystem and Indian traveler behavior. After a difficult 2020 and a second wave, the […]

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Business travel agencies are restructuring to take advantage of the recovery

Image matters in today’s climate, as travel agencies seek to reassure their customers that they can manage their bookings as economies begin to recover. And corporate travel managers will look to demand assurances from them that they can cope with increased activity as travel restrictions are lifted, especially as governments end their travel programs. financial […]

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Online travel agencies were able to maintain their positions in the market, including Booking.com, which remained the number one website

DUBLIN, June 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Global Online Travel Market 2021” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The report “Global online travel market 2021”, details the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global digital travel market and provides information on possible future developments in the industry. The health crisis has deeply […]

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Travel agencies diversify in struggle to stay afloat

Travel agency cabins are empty at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on July 20, 2020 (Yonhap) SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Kang Soon-young, a 49-year-old man who runs a small travel agency in Seoul’s Gangdong District, converted half the office into a laundromat in April 2020, as overseas travel became nearly impossible due […]

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The best summer travel destinations in the United States in 2021 named

The average flight to a popular summer destination costs $ 293.73 Florida, Oklahoma and Texas are home to America’s top summer destinations Michigan and Pennsylvania have the most unpopular summer destinations With the COVID-19 vaccine available to all Americans and the number of daily travelers passing through TSA checkpoints more than 10 times higher than […]

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The Road to Recovery for Travel Destinations

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s special session on Destination Recovery was held virtually last week, moderated by Travel + Leisure Editor-in-Chief Jacqueline Gifford as well as special guests from Google, Brand USA, Visit California and more. The session, titled “Restart, Adapt and Thrive: The Path to Destination Recovery,” analyzed key elements that the country’s […]

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The best sustainable travel destinations in Norway

As plans to ease travel restrictions in the event of a pandemic begin to take shape, travel journalists are scrambling to identify emerging travel trends. Once the global travel industry recovers, many believe that sustainable travel will be the number one area of ​​growth. Author Elizabeth Becker told National Geographic she believes consumers are “doubling […]

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Even in these roller coaster times, travel agencies are bought and sold: “There are opportunities”

Of the agencies that contacted, “Some travel agency owners and / or independent contractors have chosen to become hosted by Vision Travel and Direct Travel to be able to stay in business and eliminate most of their operational and regulatory responsibilities. Other agencies are interested in our new purchasing formula, however many seem ready to […]

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Top travel destinations as COVID restrictions end

Misty Belles on a trip to Alaska As coronavirus closures lift and vaccines are rolled out, the travel industry is seeing an increase in domestic travel, according to Virtuoso CEO Misty Belles. There is currently a “ton of pent-up demand” for domestic travel, Belles told FOX Business’s “Mornings with Maria”. LARGE AIRLINES OFFER FLASH SALES, […]

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In-store travel agency closures are on the rise

Covid-19 has accelerated the digitalization of the travel agent model, creating more store closures as in-store travel agencies switch their operations online. It is a means of general survival but a necessary adaptation according to the evolution of consumer preferences. Only 17% of people surveyed globally in GlobalData’s Third Quarter 2019 Consumer Survey said they […]

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Luxury travel agencies merge | Long Island Business News

Two luxury travel agencies have joined forces to better serve the national and international market. # 1 Travel Inc. and Power Travel Inc. have merged to create # 1 Power Travel based on Plainview. Beverly Markman and Matilde Broder, the firm’s co-chairs, say they are combining their lists of contacts and relationships around the world […]

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US travel agencies and tour operators envision a loss of half a billion dollars

The coronavirus pandemic is expected to leave US travel agencies and tour operators with a loss of half a billion dollars from 2019, according to data compiled by Italian investment firm Finaria.it. The company said U.S. agencies and tour operators are expected to generate $ 63.5 billion in revenue for 2021, a healthy figure but […]

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Business travel agencies can get a welcome boost from transport and energy companies

The launch of a bespoke travel booking platform for ship crews says a lot about where a quick recovery lies. UK Business Travel Startup TapTrip developed Vessul, a business travel and expense report tool designed specifically for the maritime industry. For example, it can help crews arrive on ships on time, with unique features, including […]

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Emirates NDC implementation increases pressure on travel agencies

Emirates recently announced that it is applying a fee of between $ 14 and $ 25 per ticket for bookings made through GDS by July 2021. Emirates’ announcement will be a further blow to travel agents who need to still adapt to New Distribution Capability (NDC) technology. . Most agencies still use the traditional Global […]

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85% of US travel agencies won’t survive the year without help, trade group warns

Skift grip Travel counselors are playing a vital role in the recovery of the leisure tourism sector. But these small, majority women-owned businesses will need help to stay afloat if the travel industry in the United States is to benefit. Lebawit Lily Girma, Skift One of the most affected and often overlooked groups in the […]

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Local travel agencies impacted by COVID-19 see increased interest

With the recent distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine in Iowa and across the country, local travel agencies that have grappled with the restrictions have seen an increase in travel inquiries and bookings. Local travel agencies in Iowa City are seeing an increase in future travel inquiries and travel bookings as COVID-19 vaccine distribution […]