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wsj.com - Christopher Mims - These Technologies Could Hold Back Business Travel Indefinitely
These Technologies Could Hold Back Business Travel Indefinitely
Wall Street Journal

It's a sunny, breezy morning in Eugene, Ore., a place best known for access to the great outdoors, a history of environmental activism and being the birthplace of Nike. I'm standing outside a nondescript, one-story industrial space, speaking with…

wsj.com - Chip Cutter - Travel Boom Coming, Expedia CEO Says: 'Hotels Will Come Screaming Back'
Travel Boom Coming, Expedia CEO Says: 'Hotels Will Come Screaming Back'
Wall Street Journal

Peter Kern became chief executive officer of Expedia Group Inc. last April, during the travel industry's worst crisis in decades. It was a precarious moment: Calls to the company's call centers had surged 500% as consumers canceled flights and…

bloomberg.com - Siddharth Vikram Philip - Vaccinated Countries Wary of Relapse Stunt Air Travel Reopening
Vaccinated Countries Wary of Relapse Stunt Air Travel Reopening
Bloomberg

Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg Countries that have quickly rolled out coronavirus vaccines are only cautiously reopening for international travel, a sign it will take time for a hoped-for rebound in air traffic to develop. U.K. airline…

rte.ie - Mícheál Lehane - Increasing confidence of inter-county travel in June
Increasing confidence of inter-county travel in June
RTÉ

There is increasing confidence in Government that restrictions on inter-county travel could be lifted at some point in June. The Government is expected to set out a plan in just over a week for the further re-opening of society and the economy…

matadornetwork.com - Eben Diskin - Where to travel in the US this June
Where to travel in the US this June
Matador Network

It takes approximately two days after the start of spring before our short attention spans kick in and we start longing for summer. June is the official start of summer, the month when we can lock our scarves, sweatpants, and inhibitions away in a…

opendemocracy.net - Douglas Ross tried to have Traveller family evicted for being 'very visible'
Douglas Ross tried to have Traveller family evicted for being 'very visible'
openDemocracy

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross has been slammed by international human rights groups and Scottish Gypsy/Traveller elders after emails uncovered by openDemocracy show he tried to have a family of Travellers evicted by the local council because…

independent.co.uk - Liam James - UK urged to ban travel to India over new Covid variant - follow live
UK urged to ban travel to India over new Covid variant - follow live
The Independent

UK Covid-19 vaccinations: Latest figures Please enter your email addressPlease enter a valid email addressPlease enter a valid email address Thanks for signing up to the News newsletter I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates…

forbes.com - Christopher Elliott - This Is The Future Of Ridesharing: What You Need To Know About Lyft And Uber Now
This Is The Future Of Ridesharing: What You Need To Know About Lyft And Uber Now
Forbes

Before Will Peach hails an Uber, he reviews what he calls the Holy Trinity of pandemic ridesharing precautions. He always sits in the rear passenger side seat and cracks the window. He avoids unnecessary conversation. And he uses hand sanitizer and…

telegraph.co.uk - Charles Hymas - Only eight countries would make green list for safe travel from May 17, industry modelling suggests
Only eight countries would make green list for safe travel from May 17, industry modelling suggests
The Telegraph

The USA, Gibraltar, Israel and Iceland will be among only eight countries on the Government's “green” list for safe travel from May 17, according to modelling for the industry. The analysis, based on the Government's four…

cnet.com - Kent German - Amazing James Bond locales in real life: How to travel like 007
Amazing James Bond locales in real life: How to travel like 007
CNET

Exotic locales from across the globe are a staple of any Bond film. Here's where to find some amazing sights around the world as seen on screen. It's been a tough year for 007 fans. First scheduled for a release in March 2020 but delayed repeatedly…

independent.co.uk - Olivia Petter - Meghan Markle watching Prince Philip's funeral from home after being unable to travel due to pregnancy
Meghan Markle watching Prince Philip's funeral from home after being unable to travel due to pregnancy
The Independent

Please enter your email addressPlease enter a valid email addressPlease enter a valid email address Thanks for signing up to the INDY/LIFE newsletter I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy…

ktla.com - Megan Telles - With its trained staff, CA airline hopes to make travel easier for people with autism
With its trained staff, CA airline hopes to make travel easier for people with autism
KTLA

With staff who have all completed specialized training in autism awareness, JSX Airline hopes to make travel easier for those who are on the spectrum and their families. The airline, founded in California, is certified as “Autism…

skift.com - American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
American-JetBlue Deal Draws Scrutiny and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week
Skift

In Skift's top travel stories this week, we covered antitrust concerns about the American-JetBlue partnership, the hospitality industry's insurance woes, a labor shortage as travel rebounds, and we reviewed Kayak's first hotel. Throughout the week…

bmj.com - Association between participation in the government subsidy programme for domestic travel and symptoms indicative of COVID-19 infection in Japan: cross-sectional study
Association between participation in the government subsidy programme for domestic travel and symptoms indicative of COVID-19 infection in Japan: cross-sectional study
BMJ

http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6126-1464 Atsushi Miyawaki1, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1050-3125 Takahiro Tabuchi2, Yasutake Tomata3, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1937-4833 Yusuke Tsugawa, Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The…

nytimes.com - Conor Dougherty - One Way to Get People Off the Streets: Buy Hotels
One Way to Get People Off the Streets: Buy Hotels
The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — The inside of the van was lined with plastic. The driver was masked and ready to go. There was a seat for just one passenger. Gregory Sanchez eyed the setup warily. Mr. Sanchez was 64 and homeless, and the van was there to…

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