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Cheapflights reveals best countries for travel and remote working in 2022
Cheapflights reveals best countries for travel and remote working in 2022

Portugal was ranked the overall best country to work remotely, scoring high across the board in all categories, including great weather, a high abundance of places for going out, low crime rates and a relatively low cost of living...

11 Jan 2022

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4 key trends to emerge in the hospitality industry in 2022
4 key trends to emerge in the hospitality industry in 2022

Contemporary interior design and branding studio, Aylott + Van Tromp founders, Nathan Aylott and James Van Tromp share their hospitality trend predictions for the coming 12 months...

20 Dec 2021

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Travel bans by governments could threaten air travel recovery - Iata
Travel bans by governments could threaten air travel recovery - Iata

"October's traffic performance reinforces that people will travel when they are permitted to. Unfortunately, government responses to the emergence of the Omicron variant are putting at risk the global connectivity it has taken so long to rebuild."

7 Dec 2021

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Travel and tourism can play a key role in resuscitating economies
Travel and tourism can play a key role in resuscitating economies

According to Chiravadee Khunsub, director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, reviving the global tourism industry should be top of mind for people everywhere...

6 Sep 2021

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Radisson Hotels offset 100% CO2 emissions globally

Since the launch of its 100% Carbon Neutral Meetings programme in 2019, the group has offset over 30,300 tonnes of CO2...

6 Aug 2021

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Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing
Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the...

22 Jul 2021

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Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry
Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry

The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

By Eloise Marais 20 Jul 2021

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Global study investigates the state and impact of trust in travel, travel retailing

The travel industry can boost recovery by addressing four trust gaps in areas including price transparency and Covid-19 health and safety...

25 Jun 2021

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Air travel and Covid-19: Long term view for post-Covid passenger travel demand

The International Air Transport Association and Tourism Economics have released a long-term view for post-Covid-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel in the short and long-term...

28 May 2021

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Increased air travel digitalisation needed for sector restart, IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other Covid-19...

27 May 2021

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WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism
WTTC launches initiative to support women in travel and tourism

Leaders from the private and public sectors and academia join forces at Global Summit to promote diversity and inclusivity to boost women's equality...

11 May 2021

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IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism
IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

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Why Covid-19 means the era of ever cheaper air travel could be over

Travellers have experienced progressively cheaper air fares since the 1970s. That era may be over...

By David Beirman 4 Jan 2022

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African Union calls for rescinding of travel bans
African Union calls for rescinding of travel bans

The African Union has condemned and called for the lifting of travel bans on Southern African countries, most notably South Africa, following the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19...

9 Dec 2021

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Travel bans aren't the answer to stopping new Covid variant Omicron
Travel bans aren't the answer to stopping new Covid variant Omicron

Given the Omicron variant has already spread beyond southern Africa, a ban on travellers from those countries will slow the spread and buy crucial time, but won't stop this strain in its tracks...

By Anthony Zwi 30 Nov 2021

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Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?
Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?

Contiki shares key trends and insights that are shaping 2022 travel for 18-35-year-olds and how young people's travel objectives have changed two years into the pandemic...

22 Nov 2021

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How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid
How creative industries could boost the economies of small islands crippled by Covid

Idyllic destinations have been seen a calamitous drop in income since the pandemic...

By Peter Rudge 9 Nov 2021

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Travel and tourism revenues to reach only $385bn in 2021
Travel and tourism revenues to reach only $385bn in 2021

The Covid-19 triggered the biggest market contraction in history, as countries across the globe imposed lockdown rules to curb the spread of the virus, leading to thousands of cancelled vacations, and closed hotels...

18 Aug 2021

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Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort
Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort

Exploring the history of quarantine hotels reveals ambivalences and inequities that continue to fuel debates over their effectiveness in the era of Covid-19...

By Kevin James 17 May 2021

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Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks
Should we vaccinate all returned travellers in hotel quarantine? It's no magic fix but it could reduce risks

You only have to prevent one case, which could have otherwise led to community spread and lockdown, for such a scheme to pay for itself many times over...

13 May 2021



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