COVID-19 — Industry News

For the latest news on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting on the tourism sector.
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MEDICAL TOURISM MARKET HAS A HEALTHY FUTURE

 report published this month by Fortune Business Insights says the global medical…
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ACCOR TO LAUNCH MAJOR POST COVID-19 CAMPAIGN

As Accor hotels reopen one by one for business as lockdowns ease…
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PARTNERSHIP TO STUDY EFFECTS OF PANDEMIC ON INDUSTRY

Swiss Education Group and Mandarin Oriental Hotels are partnering on a research…
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FINDING COVID-19 TRAVEL INFO JUST GOT EASIER

Top travel industry leaders have launched the “European COVID Travel Alliance” –…
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CNN JOINS UNWTO ON #TRAVELTOMORROW CAMPAIGN

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has joined forces with CNN International for…
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GATES REOPENING… CAUTIOUSLY

Restrictions on travel starting to ease but caution remains, UNWTO reports The…
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BAHAMAS ANNOUNCE REOPENING PLANS

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation Director-General, Joy Jibrilu has announced a collaborative…
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4 “TRUST GAPS” TO BOOST RECOVERY

Independent research commissioned by Travelport has found that the travel industry can…
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E-VISA SET TO BOOST IMPETUS FOR MICE TOURISM RECOVERY IN SAINT PETERSBURG

Tourism professionals in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg are renewing efforts…
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MEXICAN CARIBBEAN TOURISM BOARD PREPARES FOR RECOVERY

The Mexican Caribbean Tourism Board is increasing its marketing activities with virtual…
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PUBLIC SET TO RETURN TO STADIUMS IN FRANCE ON MAY 19

After several months of strict confinement and curfews, the French government has…
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TAHITI ABOLISHES QUARANTINE FOR IMMUNE TRAVELLERS FROM FRANCE, E.U. & U.S.

The French Polynesian government has announced it will implement lighter entry conditions for…
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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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SOUTH AFRICAN TOURISM AND QATAR AIRWAYS IN JOINT BID TO RESTART GLOBAL TOURISM

South African Tourism and Qatar Airways recently hosted a trade webinar, featuring…
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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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COVID THIRD WAVE THREATENS PLAN TO REOPEN PHUKET

The Thai government has prioritised the rebooting of foreign tourism in Phuket…
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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…