The Philippines revealed as 100th destination – Maldives, Uganda, Bermuda and Montenegro also to get worlds first global safety and hygiene stamp
The week of September 21, the CGI Action Network will bring together heads of state with business and civil leaders to promote a sustainable recovery and investments for island states
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urgest the Canadian government to support the COVID-19 testing initiatives of Air Canada and Westjet as a means to safely reopen Canada to international and domestic travel without the need for blanket quarantine measures. International traffic to Canada has plummeted since quarantine measures were introduced in March 2020.
UNWTO Highlights Potential of Domestic Tourism to Help Drive Economic Recovery in Destinations Worldwide
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to begin careful planning with industry stakeholders to ensure full preparedness when vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and available for distribution. The association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting vaccines by air.
Aviation industry groups urge the Administration to take necessary steps to safely open international travel markets
Analysing restrictions up to 1 September, the research carried out by the United Nations specialized agency for tourism found that a total of 115 destinations (53% of all destinations worldwide) have eased travel restrictions, an increase of 28 since 19 July. Of these, two have lifted all restrictions, while the remaining 113 continue to have certain restrictive measures in place.
The travel and tourism (T&T) sector witnessed an uptick in Q3 2020 earnings transcript sentiment scores, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Hotel operators sentimental growth was influenced by improvements in occupancy rates, while airline companies sentiments were largely influenced by enhanced liquidity.
A total of 115 deals were announced in the global travel and tourism sector during August 2020, which is an increase of 4.5% over 110 deals announced during the previous month, according to GlobalData.
Airport testing pilot corridor between London and New York could herald the return of international travel – Global inbound business travel contributes more than US$272 (£215) billion a year