Articles tagged “travel bubbles”

Airlines Urge U.S. and Britain to Trial Virus Testing for Flyers to Revive London-New York Route

Airlines Urge U.S. and Britain to Trial Virus Testing for Flyers to Revive London-New York Route

David Shepardson, Reuters

Passenger testing could enable an "air bridge" between London and New York. Yet quick, accurate, and affordable tests remain rare.

2 months ago

Marriott Derides 2021 Work From Home Policies and 10 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

Marriott Derides 2021 Work From Home Policies and 10 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In coronavirus-related travel stories this week, Skift covered Marriott's views on the prospects for a business travel recovery, Barry Diller's IAC taking a minority stake in MGM, how Southwest's reduced schedule would hamper its competitive-growth plans, and Airbnb's stock market prospects.

2 months ago

What Happened to Travel Bubbles?

What Happened to Travel Bubbles?

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Remember travel bubbles? Three months ago, they were a buzzword. Now they're barely talked about. What happened in between?

2 months ago

Will American Outbound Travel Ever Be the Same?

Will American Outbound Travel Ever Be the Same?

Rosie Spinks, Skift

International travel has been dramatically reduced all over the world, but getting the U.S. outbound market back to normal may be more challenging than elsewhere.

4 months ago

Thailand to Lift Curfew and Cater Travel Bubbles to Business Travelers

Thailand to Lift Curfew and Cater Travel Bubbles to Business Travelers

Reuters, Reuters

Thailand is extremely dependent on tourism, but as it inches towards reopening for visitors, its strategy is to focus on business travelers from countries with low infection rates.

4 months ago

Baltic States Create Europe’s First ‘Travel Bubble’ as Pandemic Curbs Ease

Baltic States Create Europe’s First ‘Travel Bubble’ as Pandemic Curbs Ease

Andrius Sytas, Reuters

Few countries can afford to stay isolated for long, so for now travel bubbles will make the best temporary measures to open up trade and tourism again.

5 months ago

Who Will Come Last in Global Travel’s Staged Recovery?

Who Will Come Last in Global Travel’s Staged Recovery?

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Everyone wants to know when global travel will recover, but that is perhaps the wrong question. With the rise of the "travel bubble," the prospect of recovery is looking a lot more uneven. Who gets to welcome visitors first?

6 months ago