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Fiji Tourism CEO Gearing Up to Bring Island Nation Out of Covid Shadow by December

It's the first big light in the tunnel for Fiji Islands as vaccinations put the remote islands on the path to restarting tourism by December, with a new leader at the helm.

Fiji Tourism CEO Gearing Up to Bring Island Nation Out of Covid Shadow by December

Tourism

U.S. Adds Aruba, France, Israel and Other Destinations to Do Not Travel List

A handful of the earliest rebounding tourism economies are increasingly landing on the Centers for Disease Control's do not travel list, pointing to the impact of the Delta variant.

U.S. Adds Aruba, France, Israel and Other Destinations to Do Not Travel List

Coronavirus

Norwegian Cruise Line Gets Court Approval to Request Vaccine Proof for Florida Departures

It's a big win that comes a week before Norwegian Cruise Line restarts operations from Miami, as the Delta variant continues to rage in the state of Florida.

Norwegian Cruise Line Gets Court Approval to Request Vaccine Proof for Florida Departures

Coronavirus

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Heading to court to battle Florida Governor De Santis on vaccine mandates while trying to get back to cruising amid a raging variant — the financial bleed is sure to continue for big cruise.

Norwegian Cruise Line Reports $717.8 Million Loss As Restart Challenges Mount

Luxury

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

For Marc Gibson, building a more diverse travel industry requires creating a path to leadership for youth. Explore Charleston's new internship collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities shows it can be done when everyone commits to change — tourism boards, hospitality businesses, universities, and students.

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

Business Travel

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

By remaining silent on vaccine equity, the travel industry's big players are as accountable as vaccine-hoarding governments for a deepening tourism divide. Intrepid Travel is setting an example — will others follow?

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

Tourism

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

National Parks are being "loved to death" and solutions are urgently needed to manage, disperse, and educate crowds while increasing access for all.

U.S. National Parks Boom Is Great But Overtourism Solutions Needed Urgently, Say Senators

Tourism

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Florida Tourism Is Winning the Race to Recovery

For Visit Florida, the pandemic was a golden opportunity to boost its domestic market share while competitors remained restricted. And it worked — Florida's visitor numbers are on track for a record breaking year.

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Florida Tourism Is Winning the Race to Recovery

Tourism

Japan’s Tourism Reality From Olympics: Build It and Maybe They Will Come Later

The 2020 Tokyo Games will be a big financial hit for Japan's tourism sector, but vaccines now under way plus pent-up demand and infrastructure boosts could make it come out of this tough stretch a winner — sooner than one might think.

Japan’s Tourism Reality From Olympics: Build It and Maybe They Will Come Later

Tourism

Canada’s Atlantic Provinces Once United Now Divided on Summer Tourism Reopening

With vaccinations in the picture, who needs a bubble? The competition is heating up for Canadians' travel dollars this summer. But only a U.S. border reopening would make a real difference after a devastating year.

Canada’s Atlantic Provinces Once United Now Divided on Summer Tourism Reopening