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forbes.com - Doug Gollan - The Travel Industry Is Turning To Private Jets To Spark Its Recovery
The Travel Industry Is Turning To Private Jets To Spark Its Recovery
Forbes

Historically, airlines have been the dominant force in the travel industry's pecking order. Governments, their tourist boards, local airports and even the private sector trekked to their headquarters, lobbying airline executives to open up new…

seekingalpha.com - Aleksey Razdolgin - TripAdvisor: Solid Rebound Play From The Travel Industry (NASDAQ:TRIP)
TripAdvisor: Solid Rebound Play From The Travel Industry (NASDAQ:TRIP)
Seeking Alpha

After depreciating nearly 80% in the last 5 years, TripAdvisor's (TRIP) stock seems to have hit the bottom and has all the chances to appreciate in the near future, as there's an indication that the travel industry slowly starts to recover. While…

cnbc.com - Leslie Josephs - United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand
United warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as pandemic roils travel demand
CNBC

Published Wed, Jul 8 2020 11:27 AM EDT United is planning to warn about 36,000 frontline employees about potential job cuts. The terms of $25 billion in federal aid prohibit airlines from laying off workers until Oct. 1. Airlines are urging…

travelpulse.com - VIDEO: A Conversation on Race in the Travel Industry
VIDEO: A Conversation on Race in the Travel Industry
TravelPulse

There's no question that the travel industry can do its part in the fight against racism but it's not always clear what steps need to be taken to eliminate prejudice and ensure diversity and inclusion for all people. Jemica Archer, travel advisor…

nbcnews.com - United Airlines warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as travel continues its slump
United Airlines warns 36,000 employees of potential job cuts as travel continues its slump
NBC News

United Airlines on Wednesday said it is warning about 36,000 frontline employees — more than one-third of its staff — about potential job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues to roil travel demand. Federal law requires employers…

skift.com - New Booking Data Shows Lopsided Global Recovery Frustrating Travel Outfits
New Booking Data Shows Lopsided Global Recovery Frustrating Travel Outfits
Skift

You can't really talk about a global recovery for the travel sector overall. Regions are out of sync, reveals new data from Travelport. Companies are affected differently, depending on their market exposure. The travel market is splintering three…

nytimes.com - Julie Weed - Visa Waivers, Vouchers, Flight Discounts and Other Travel Lures
Visa Waivers, Vouchers, Flight Discounts and Other Travel Lures
The New York Times

In some countries where Covid-19 cases are receding, governments are attempting to entice travelers to help save battered tourism industries with offers of discounted flights, vouchers for local attractions and free entry to tourist sites. A few…

wsj.com - Scott McCartney - The U.S. Airport That's Buzzing as Covid Shuts Down World Travel
The U.S. Airport That's Buzzing as Covid Shuts Down World Travel
Wall Street Journal

There's an occasional line at the Chick-fil-A counter, and an occasional line of airplanes waiting to take off, too. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport looks…sort of busy. And that's enough to make DFW the busiest airport in the world.

bbc.co.uk - Enda McClafferty - Coronavirus travel: GB travellers pose 'greatest Covid risk' to NI
Coronavirus travel: GB travellers pose 'greatest Covid risk' to NI
BBC

Stormont's health minister has been advised that travellers from the rest of the UK present 'the greatest risk' of bringing Covid-19 into NI, BBC News NI has learnt. The advice comes from the executive's chief medical officer and chief scientific…

reuters.com - Rajendra Jadhav - Indian travel curbs thwart gold smugglers, boost legal market
Indian travel curbs thwart gold smugglers, boost legal market
Reuters

MUMBAIMUMBAI (Reuters) - Gold smuggling in India has declined as a lack of international flights thwarts grey market operators and serves to boost the premium legal importers can charge, industry officials said on Wednesday. Dealers, speaking on…

forbes.com - Geoff Whitmore - What Countries Can Americans Travel To? Here's Your July Update
What Countries Can Americans Travel To? Here's Your July Update
Forbes

July is an exciting month for international travel as more countries open their borders to foreign travelers. Airlines are offering more domestic and international flight options than in the last few months. However, there are still many countries…

wsj.com - Michelle Hackman - Trump Administration Proposes Denying Asylum to People Who Travel From Countries Where Contagious Disease Is Widespread
Trump Administration Proposes Denying Asylum to People Who Travel From Countries Where Contagious Disease Is Widespread
Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration proposed a new set of rules Wednesday that would block migrants from applying for asylum if they came from or passed through a country with a widespread contagious disease like the coronavirus. The new…

skift.com - Choice Hotels Won June on U.S. TV Among All Travel Advertisers
Choice Hotels Won June on U.S. TV Among All Travel Advertisers
Skift

“The Open Road Is Open Again.” With that message to tap Americans' pent-up demand to get the hell out of the house and escape lockdowns, Choice Hotels went big on U.S. TV and was the most-seen brand. Being in the right place at an…

cbc.ca - Michael Gorman - Nova Scotia revokes travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding execs
Nova Scotia revokes travel exemption for Irving Shipbuilding execs
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health is revoking an exemption he granted several executives with Irving Shipbuilding back in June following a rash of recent concerns from employees at the…

moneycontrol.com - Venkatasubramanian K - Are expensive travel credit cards needed when flying is restricted?
Are expensive travel credit cards needed when flying is restricted?
Moneycontrol

Abhishek Jaju, 35, is self-employed and lives in Mumbai. He is a frequent traveller by flights – domestic and international – for business purposes. He opted for a travel rewards credit card in November 2019 from a bank. This year, he…

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