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WTTC Launches Safe Travels Protocols for Aviation, Airports, MICE and Tour Operators

June 1, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the second phase of measures to rebuild global consumer confidence to encourage the return of travelling. The latest protocols are designed to drive the return of safe travel and enable industries, […]


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U.S. Travel Praises House Introduction of Pandemic Risk Insurance

May 27, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

WASHINGTON – U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA, H.R. 7011)—modeled on the post-9/11 Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)—introduced by U.S. Rep. […]


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The 10 places people most want to visit in the US once travel can resume, according to Booking.com

May 22, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Many Americans had to cancel travel plans to follow shelter-in-place guidelines when the novel coronavirus spread. The hotel and airline industries have been hit particularly hard from recent disruptions, with airlines having to fly “ghost” planes and hotels around the […]


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Travel-Related Unemployment Hits 51% Just Ahead of Memorial Day

May 20, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

More than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the U.S. have disappeared since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic – driving an unemployment number (51%) that is more than twice the 25% rate the country as a whole […]


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Americans won’t rush to travel post-Covid, survey suggests

May 19, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

It will take the majority of Americans at least 60 days after “experts sound the all clear” on Covid-19 before they feel comfortable resuming travel, a survey released this week concluded. The survey of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted April 8 […]


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How expensive will air travel be after the COVID-19 crisis?

May 15, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

When the state of Florida began enacting stay-at-home measures and closing beaches in mid-March, in response to the threat of COVID-19, Miami-based real estate agent and artist Nadia Bouzid was in the middle of painting a mural inside a new […]


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Air travel won’t return to pre-crisis levels until 2023, IATA chief warns

May 14, 2020

Via: CNBC

The impact on air travel from the coronavirus will be felt for many years to come, according to the International Air Transport Association, which estimates that passenger traffic won’t rebound to pre-crisis levels until at least 2023. The trade association […]


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Future Air Travel Is ‘Touchless’ Yet Terrifying: Fewer Flights, Sudden Border Closures, No Movies

May 13, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

How does mass-transit work if everyone has to stay two meters apart, and where national borders can open and close at short notice? Exactly how international travel can operate smoothly and safely in the COVID-19 era is really anyone’s guess […]


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WTTC Unveils Global Protocols to Restart the Travel & Tourism Sector

May 12, 2020

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector. The measures have been designed to rebuild confidence among consumers so they […]


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‘Cautious Travel’ Will Be The New Norm As Consumers Seek More Assurances That Travel Is Safe

May 8, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

Overall, the report highlighted that travel may never quite resume to what it once was, but that there are areas of optimism to look forward to. “The majority of respondents in this study expressed concerns about the effect of this […]