Articles tagged “coronavirus”

Tour Operators

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Growing numbers of travel businesses are making leadership changes to ready themselves for the next chapter. In TUI's case, the CEO believes change at the top is needed after mastering the "existential crisis."

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Tourism

Canada to Drop Vaccine Requirements for Domestic Travel

A huge step forward for a country that was particularly strict with Covid protocols, coming during a week in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tested positive for the virus for a second time.

Canada to Drop Vaccine Requirements for Domestic Travel

Airlines

U.S. to End Covid Test Requirement for Incoming Air Travelers

Airlines had been clamoring for the government to drop the pre-departure testing requirement for a long time, since they viewed it as a significant impediment to a complete recovery. Travelers aren't too sad about this development either.

U.S. to End Covid Test Requirement for Incoming Air Travelers

Business Travel

Trip.com Sees Biggest Business Travel Growth in China’s Second Cities

As for future business travel hotspots in China, plenty of gems come up in a new report published this week by Trip.Biz, the corporate travel division of Trip.com. It offers agencies real insight into the minds of business travelers, as well as opportunities to grow in a country that's ready to rebound after strict lockdowns.

Trip.com Sees Biggest Business Travel Growth in China’s Second Cities

Tourism

Madrid Airport Plans Hiring Spree to Address Tourism Surge

Spain's Interior Ministry, which didn't notice any recent missed flights, should probably get more familiar with Madrid's Barajas Airport.

Madrid Airport Plans Hiring Spree to Address Tourism Surge

Tourism

Behind the Japanese Tourism Industry’s Campaign to Reopen the Country

After months of pressure from businesses reliant on tourism, the Japanese government is finally beginning to loosen restrictions. The prime minister is also facing an election in July. So there's that.

Behind the Japanese Tourism Industry’s Campaign to Reopen the Country

Airlines

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

As Chinese airlines brace for another year in the red following the country's zero-Covid policy, the government will be doling out cash support to carriers for two months. However, airlines will have to be eligible for the subsidy.

China’s Cash Support to Airlines Comes With Conditions

Tourism

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Americans are now saying that financial factors trump health and safety worries when it comes to travel decision-making. While some are staying home because they can't afford it, those determined to travel are finding ways to work around higher prices.

U.S. Travelers More Concerned About Costs Than Covid for First Time Since Pandemic

Business Travel

Is WeWork Missing the Golden Opportunity for Remote Working?

The co-working giant posted a $504 million loss for the first quarter of this year, although the figures are heading in the right direction. But has it run out of steam after setting right so many wrongs in the past?

Is WeWork Missing the Golden Opportunity for Remote Working?

Travel Technology

An Artificial Intelligence Remedy to Ease Traffic Jam Madness This Summer

Travel reports are revealing that people are going to be spending more time on the road this year than during any other pandemic year. One company is introducing a new technology to make sure people are actually spending that time in transit, not at a traffic light.

An Artificial Intelligence Remedy to Ease Traffic Jam Madness This Summer