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in South America

Top tips for travelers in 2021

At first, the coronavirus paralyzed most of the planet’s tourist activities . To avoid contagion, trips were reduced or cancelled, so the governments try to reduce the COVID-19 cases. For this reason, as El País described it, this was the…

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in Oceania

Carnival reports huge fourth quarter loss

Carnival Corporation has reported a net loss of $2.2 billion for the fourth quarter of financial 2020.The result comes as the Covid-19 crisis continues to take its toll on cruising and a number of Carnival-owned brands – including Holland America…

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in North America

Royal Caribbean to homeport in Barbados next winter

Royal Caribbean International will homeport in Barbados for the first time, offering Southern Caribbean cruises on the Grandeur of the Seas in winter 2021-2022.With three different itineraries of seven- and 14 days from Bridgetown, the Grandeur will call on three…

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in News

Tourism in Japan: coronavirus causing long-lasting effects

The main damage caused by the Coronavirus has been definitely its appalling mortality, with nearly 1.8 million victims worldwide at the very end of 2020. But at the same time, the pandemic has created unprecedented health, economic and social crises…

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in Europe

The worst year for Spanish tourism industry

2020 became the worst year in the history of the Spanish tourism industry, a year in which the largest source of income in Spain plunged, putting thousands of workers on the streets. Exceltur, the Spanish association of tourism, estimates that…

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in Asia

United Arab Emirates removed from UK quarantine-free list

Following a significant increase in both the level and pace of change in confirmed Covid-19 cases, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been removed from the UK list of travel corridors.Scotland led the way earlier this week, with arrivals from…

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in Africa

Insurance indemnity period now being disputed

While some insurers, such as Guardrisk, Hollard and Santam, have agreed to settle outstanding Business Interruption insurance claims, the tourism and hospitality sector is now bracing for another battle – the number of months policyholders can claim for losses (the…

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in Oceania

Boeing fined $2.5bn for 737 Max fraud

Boeing has agreed to pay $2.5 billion to settle criminal charges in the United States centred on the troubled 737 Max.Officials argued the manufacturer hid information from safety inspectors about the design of the aircraft.The US justice department said the…

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