LONDON, 3 July 2020:  New research from the World Travel & Tourism Council shows even a modest increase of just 1 million more international arrivals into Europe could generate an extra USD0.48 billion in GDP. This would...
GENEVA, 26 June 2020: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urges governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a layered approach of measures to reduce the risk of countries importing Covid-19...
DREIEICH, Germany, 26 June 2020: Ticketing and distribution specialist Hahn Air has signed up seven new airlines including Thai Smile and Cambodia Airways giving it a portfolio of 350 airlines, worldwide. The latest additions: Air Century...
PALMA, Spain, 25 June 2020: Hotelbeds has entered into a preferred partnership with Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world's largest hotel groups. Through this agreement, Radisson Hotel Group will distribute via Hotelbeds’ network of more...
LONDON, 25 June 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of Safe Travels. The latest protocols...
ISTANBUL, 24 June 2020: Turkey has introduced a “Safe Tourism Certificate Programme" this week to bolster efforts to reboot travel including insurance packages that cover Covid.19. The insurance cover can be purchased on arrival...
MADRID, 23 June 2020: Governments around the world have responded quickly to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on their tourism sectors, according to new research from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). As many destinations begin...
GENEVA 19 June 2020: The International Air Transport Association warned earlier this week that the airline industry would face a hard winter and called on governments around the world to continue providing relief measures as the Covid-19 crisis continues.
GENEVA, 18 June 2020: Covid-19 testing for travellers arriving from countries considered as high risk needs to deliver results fast, be conducted at scale, and operate to very high rates of accuracy, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says its...
LONDON, 16 June 2020: At least three airlines have threatened to take legal action against the UK government over its 14-day quarantine rule just eight days after the measure was introduced. Airlines argue that the...