87% of US respondents in GlobalData's latest survey in November said they are concerned about restrictions on socializing with friends and family. This is particularly significant on the eve of Thanksgiving, a celebration which many had hoped would spur domestic travel.
Testing should replace restrictive quarantine measures and promote travel
The UK government's latest move that will slash the travel quarantine lockdown if passengers test negative on the fifth day, will provide a much-needed economic boost and is a step towards reviving international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
News of effective vaccines renews optimism for a return to travel and in-person events in 2021
American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched a COVID-19 testing trial program on select flights from airports in the United States to Heathrow airport in London, as an effort to demonstrate how reliable, readily-available COVID-19 testing can help expedite the reopening of international travel.
United and Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory team up to offer self-collected, mail-in COVID-19 tests to help ensure travelers meet country entry requirements
With rising concerns over climate change and increasing commitment from travel companies to become carbon neutral in the future, cleaner aviation is needed. It is vital that airlines adapt to this emerging demand and harness technology to create new, greener ways of flying, says GlobalData.
With tens of millions of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving next week despite spiking COVID-19 infection numbers nationwide, the U.S. Travel Association on Thursday released an update to its guidance for healthy and safe travelalong with a plea for everyone to closely heed recommended best practices if traveling.
Travel spending in the U.S. is expected to finish the year 45% down from 2019 levels, and will still not have returned to its pre-pandemic strength by 2024, according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Travel Association.
In this pandemic period, hosting meetings comes with a new set of event complexities whether in-person, virtual, or a hybrid of both.