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Tourism

CDC Advises Americans Against Traveling to France, Jordan and Tanzania

The spread of the Omicron variant still has U.S. health officials concerned, with a new list of countries being added to its advisory list. Bans and warnings show no signs of ebbing — for now.

CDC Advises Americans Against Traveling to France, Jordan and Tanzania

Coronavirus

New U.S. Travel Entry Rules Will Require Antigen Viral Test

This one-day negative test requirement for international visitation to the U.S., which reopened fully less than a month ago, will be watched closely by the U.S. travel sector, wary that the restart of its recovery will now stall.

New U.S. Travel Entry Rules Will Require Antigen Viral Test

Tourism

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Alina Peter is on the frontlines fighting the rise of poaching in Africa. Here, she shares how she works, the situation on the ground, and why it's important to weave science, indigenous knowledge, and technical expertise to derail the growing commercialization of illicit poaching, all of which has deep implications for tourism.

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Coronavirus

U.S. Puts Tougher Covid Test Requirements on Inbound Flyers Over Omicron Spread

New regulations won't be welcomed by the travel industry, and airlines in particular, so soon after the country reopened its borders on Nov. 8.

U.S. Puts Tougher Covid Test Requirements on Inbound Flyers Over Omicron Spread
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Travel Booking

What Will the Next Phase of Travel Look Like? 4 Insights From the Industry’s Decision Makers

The audience at Skift Global Forum 2021 weighed in on questions about emerging trends and imperatives as the world re-emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. The responses reveal an industry poised for growth and change.

What Will the Next Phase of Travel Look Like? 4 Insights From the Industry’s Decision Makers

Tourism

Why the African Travel Ban Is Misguided

The African travel ban is rooted in media alarmism and politics, not science. And it will have disastrous consequences for a continent that has already been beaten down by Covid. Here's why it is just plain wrong.

Why the African Travel Ban Is Misguided

Tourism

Argentina’s Outbound Tourism Latest Casualty of Currency Woes

Buy-now-pay-later schemes help people get around soaring inflation, but they're now being banned for foreign travel as the country enters negotiations to pay off some of its debt. It's not good news for travel agencies, or pent-up travelers.

Argentina’s Outbound Tourism Latest Casualty of Currency Woes

Tourism

Thailand Sees a Readjusted Tourism Landscape During Its Slow Recovery

Some green shoots of recovery, as well as a reminder that many destinations will be subject to new booking trends and patterns as they reopen.

Thailand Sees a Readjusted Tourism Landscape During Its Slow Recovery

Airlines

Aegean Airlines Posts Its First Pandemic-Era Profit Driven by Resurgent Tourism to Greece

Some of Aegean Airlines' major markets, including Austria and Germany, are now battling Covid spikes so the airline will have to cope with these developments in the fourth quarter.

Aegean Airlines Posts Its First Pandemic-Era Profit Driven by Resurgent Tourism to Greece

Tourism

Disney World Puts Worker Vaccine Mandate on Hold

Whether it's the political divide over mandates, or a just a comfort level with 90 percent of its employees vaccinated now, Disney is pulling back on mandates at its showcase Orlando, Florida, park. Will it begin to loosen up at its other amusement parks, too?

Disney World Puts Worker Vaccine Mandate on Hold

Tourism

Qatar in Rush to Offer Enough Hotel Rooms for Soccer Fans Ahead of World Cup

World Cup 2022 is not far off, and Qatar has a lot riding on the event as a catalyst for tourism in the future. Not having enough hotel rooms to house visitors to Doha could be a disaster ahead of the showcase event.

Qatar in Rush to Offer Enough Hotel Rooms for Soccer Fans Ahead of World Cup

Online Travel

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

It's not just all about Amazon Web Services anymore when Amazon reaches out to travel industry customers. It is still early days but Amazon Ads may one day crimp travel brands' spending on Google and Facebook.

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits