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US TRAVEL INDUSTRY REACTS TO NEW COVID-19 TRAVEL GUIDANCE

The United States travel industry has welcome new Centres for Disease Control…
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25% OF AUSTRALIA’S HALF-PRICE FLIGHTS SELL ON FIRST DAY

Virgin Australia is thoughts to have recorded its highest number of bookings…
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JORDAN TO CREATE “GOLDEN ZONE” FOR VACCINATED TRAVELLERS

Jordan is planning to create a virus-free “golden zone” for tourists that…
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BRINGING BACK FREEDOM IS ESSENTIAL TO A EUROPEAN TOURISM RECOVERY

An ITB Panel Discussion during ITB Berlin NOW looked at the recovery…
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SRI LANKA: A MODEL FOR THE REOPENING OF ASIAN DESTINATIONS

One of the most progressive destinations in Asia when it comes to…
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DIGITAL GREEN CARD SET TO REOPEN BORDERS IN EUROPE

The European Union has unveiled its “Digital Green Certificate” to facilitate free…
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IATA SAYS AIR TRANSPORT WILL BEGIN TO RECOVER BY YEAR END

Alexander de Juniac, the Director General and CEO of the International Air…
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GOLF QUARANTINE: THAILAND SWINGS TO AN ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR FOREIGN VISITORS

While Thailand is reopening very cautiously to international tourists with very strict…
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YOUR COVID PASSPORT, PLEASE SIR…

Sweden and Denmark have announced they will begin the development of digital…
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ICELAND TO REOPEN BORDERS TO FOREIGN TOURISTS

Iceland is among the first countries in Europe to lift quarantine for…
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NEW TECH COVID TRAVEL AIDS INTRODUCED

United Airlines has announced what they term as “industry-exclusive” technology to ease…
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IOC GIVES OPTIMISTIC FORECAST FOR TOKYO’S SUMMER OLYMPIAD

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says this year’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will…
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AIRLINES PREPARE FOR NEW U.S. COVID-19 TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Beginning Tuesday, 26 January, international travellers to the United States will be…
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UK CLOSES ALL TRAVEL CORRIDORS UNTIL AT LEAST MID-FEBRUARY

All UK travel corridors, which allow arrivals from some countries to avoid…
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UNWTO: PREPARING THE WORLD FOR A TOURISM COMEBACK

2020 has seen tourism plunging to levels seen 30 years ago as…
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SE ASIA: REOPENING VITAL IN 2021

Southeast Asia was a shining star in the tourism firmament until 2020.…
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NEW ZEALAND / AUSTRALIA TRAVEL BUBBLE JUST AROUND THE CORNER?

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is expected to name a date…
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NEW BRAND LAUNCHED BY HARD ROCK HOTELS

Hard Rock Hotels have introduced a new hotel brand with the launch…
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UNWTO AND CNN PARTNER ON NEW GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

 The World Tourism Organisation and CNN International Commercial have teamed up to…
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KEY DESIGN ELEMENTS OF IATA TRAVEL PASS UNVEILED

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has unveiled key design elements of…