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Added 17 June, 2020

A good number of office employees have been working from home over the last few months. Many were initially excited about the new arrangement but many others are realizing that they can now work from anywhere, so why not work from a luxury resort in some exotic part of the world? With a return to the office ruled out, for the time being,...

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Added 9 June, 2020

Airlines from America to Australia are ramping up flights in June and July, boosting hopes for a pickup in tourist traffic even as bigger-spending business and global travel remains sluggish during the ongoing pandemic. American Airlines and United Airlines each announced more flights to key U.S. business and leisure destinations where national...

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Added 28 May, 2020

Spain will reopen to overseas tourists from July, prime minister Pedro Sánchez has announced, pledging that the government will guarantee the safety of visitors and locals as the country emerges from one of Europe’s strictest coronavirus lockdowns. Exactly how is not clear, but the country is vowing to jumpstart tourism. Sánchez said: “As you...

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Added 8 May, 2020

ienna Airport will offer onsite coronavirus testing from Monday to enable passengers entering Austria to avoid having to be quarantined for 14 days.

Passengers arriving at the airport have been required to present a health certificate showing a negative COVID-19 result which is no older than four days, or go into quarantine. From Monday...

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Added 22 April, 2020

Meet Genie, Gena, and Genius, the latest hires at L’hotel Island South in Hong Kong to beat the coronavirus travel slump. The 76-meter tall members are part of a trio of artificial intelligence robots that the L’hotel Group, which operates seven hotels and serviced apartments in Hong Kong, has deployed since March to serve food and drinks to...

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Added 15 April, 2020

Niue, an island nation in the South Pacific, has earned the distinction of being the world’s first whole country to become an International Dark Sky Place. According to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), an organisation which is known for battling light pollution and promoting dark skies, the island nation of Niue “has received...

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Added 12 April, 2020

The impact of the novel coronavirus on Hong Kong’s tourism sector is unprecedented and the city can hope to start seeing things returning to normal by July, in part by trying to develop new markets, the head of the tourism board told Reuters. The coronavirus crisis has paralysed the global financial hub’s economy, which was already reeling from...

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Added 6 April, 2020

Travelers set to fly with Etihad will be among the first in the world to check-in for flights using new technology designed to identify medically at-risk travelers. The technology could help to identify those in the early stages of Covid-19. It will be installed at Etihad’s hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport and testing will begin this...

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Added 26 March, 2020

As countries in Asia impose stricter entry requirements on foreign visitors amid a new wave of imported coronavirus infections, hotels in the region are seeing unexpected opportunities as quarantine lodgings for travelers and workers seeking self-isolation venues. Industry players say the unusual proposal of repurposing hotels as quarantine...

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Added 19 March, 2020

The parent company of online travel agency believes that travel demand across its European business could start to bounce back by May. Like most tourism-focused companies, LM Holding saw a significant drop-off in demand over the past couple of weeks as European countries introduced measures to try and contain the coronavirus...