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Trip.com slumps to Covid-19 induced loss in first quarter

Trip.com Group has reported a $754 million loss in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted global travel.For the three months to March 31st, the China-based travel operator recorded a net loss of 5.4 billion yuan ($754 million), down…

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WTTC launches global hygiene stamp to tourism sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a global safety and hygiene stamp.The stamp will allow travellers to recognise governments and businesses which have adopted global hygiene protocols.The move has received the backing of the United Nations World…

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UNWTO amplifies #TravelTomorrow campaign with CNN deal

The World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has joined forces with CNN International for a new initiative designed to inspire people to get ready to travel again.The #TravelTomorrow campaign combines the key message of the United Nations specialised agency with the creativity…

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Breaking Travel News Agenda: Re-engineering Readiness

As the global tourism sector faces the greatest challenge of a generation, the Global Travel & Tourism Resilience Council is preparing to host a full-day virtual summit.Entitled ‘Re-engineering Readiness’ the event will take place on Tuesday, May 26th from 10:30-19:30BST.Free…

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New flight dates for Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius’s international commercial passenger flights will remain suspended until June 30.The flights are now scheduled to resume on July 1, subject to certain conditions being met, including the opening of borders and the lifting of travel restrictions.The island destination…

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Mauritius gears up for comeback

Mauritian Minister of Tourism, Georges Pierre Lesjongard, said that two proposed Bills, the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and the Quarantine Bill, would allow the government to restart the economy, which is currently at a standstill.The Minister said the government had…

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Travel-related unemployment hits 51%

The Covid-19 pandemic has erased more than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the U.S., according to new data released by the U.S. Travel Association.The new numbers compiled by research firm Tourism Economics show the industry’s unemployment rate…

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