COVID-19 — Industry News

For the latest news on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting on the tourism sector.
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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…
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ITB CHINA ANNOUNCES TWO INDUSTRY EVENTS FOR 2021

Thee organisers of ITB China have announced the launch of an ITB China…
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ALASKA AIRLINES INTRODUCES HAWAII PRE-CLEAR PROGRAMME

Alaska Airlines passengers travelling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the US…
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TASKFORCE EXAMINES COVID TESTING TRIAL

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld have teamed up with researchers at the…
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THE RESHAPING OF AIR TRAVEL

Nine in ten American air passengers do not expect to return to…
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POST-COVID TOURISM: ECONOMIC RECOVERY, OR SUSTAINABILITY FIRST?

An ITB Virtual Convention on December 10 discussed the future of sustainable tourism…
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CREATING A SAFE AND SEAMLESS JOURNEY IN THE NEW NORMAL

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled a major new report…
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UNWTO WORKS WITH INDONESIA ON TOURISM RESTART IN BALI

The World Tourism Organisation has concluded its first in-person visit to Bali…
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CYPRUS OPENS GATES TO VACCINATED TRAVELLERS

Cyprus is set to become the first European Union Member State to…
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WTTC ENCOURAGES 72-HOUR QUARANTINE-FREE BUSINESS TRIPS

International business travel could restart if agreement is secured to safeguard journeys…
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ITB CHINA INDUSTRY MEETUP EVENTS ATTRACT OVER 1,000 BUYERS

ITB China’s Industry MeetUp Events 2020 concluded last week, attracting more than…
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SINGAPOREIMAGINE: ISLAND STATE LOOKS TOWARDS FUTURE OF TRAVEL

The Singapore Tourism Board has announced a new initiative to reimagine travel…
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70% OF DESTINATIONS LIFT TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, BUT GLOBAL GAP EMERGING

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall.…
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LUXURY HOTEL MARKET STILL ON THE RISE

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Luxury Hotels estimated at US$174.9bn in…
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NICE AIRPORT INTRODUCES FREE ANTIGEN TESTING

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has opened a comprehensive technical platform, supervised by…
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ADVANCING AN INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR PROTECTION OF TOURISTS

The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection…