Articles tagged “vaccinations”

Tourism

CDC Pares Back Countries on U.S. ‘Avoid Travel’ List

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said it will be further shrinking its travel avoidance list. A welcome news for destinations that have been waiting for American tourists for far too long.

CDC Pares Back Countries on U.S. ‘Avoid Travel’ List

Airlines

United CEO Reports No Deaths Among Vaccinated Staff Despite 3,000 Covid Cases

Far too many companies have been hesitant to require their workers to get vaccinated, but they need to look at United's success in keeping more of its staff members safe in the face of Covid to see that vaccine mandates work.

United CEO Reports No Deaths Among Vaccinated Staff Despite 3,000 Covid Cases

Coronavirus

Cuba Tightens Border Controls Due to Covid Surge

Cuba wasn't in any way going to go all the way and close its doors to foreign tourism despite the rise in Covid cases — especially since most of its citizens have already been vaccinated. Plus, the country's economy is in desperate need of a boost from overseas visitors.

Cuba Tightens Border Controls Due to Covid Surge

Coronavirus

Ireland to Drop Covid Test Requirement for Vaccinated Visitors

More governments will likely follow the lead of Ireland - especially as they realize increased testing of prospective foreign visitors won't stop Omicron's spread.

Ireland to Drop Covid Test Requirement for Vaccinated Visitors

EventMB

Event Tech Solutions for Covid Vaccine Screening

Vaccination programs have played a major role in the return to in-person events, but they’ve also brought extra logistical challenges: Many planners now have to verify the vaccine status of attendees. Fortunately, some event tech providers now offer solutions.

Event Tech Solutions for Covid Vaccine Screening

Tour Operators

Growing Vaccine Passport Fraud Leaves Tour Operators Struggling to Crack Down

As relieved as many tour operators have been to resume trips, the challenges those companies face from vaccine scamsters are growing, and is a huge distraction and risk for these companies trying to come back from the precipice.

Growing Vaccine Passport Fraud Leaves Tour Operators Struggling to Crack Down

Tourism

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Singapore is playing a balancing act: Reopening the city-state wider to international travelers while Covid cases are spiking. It's a delicate test to revive the tourism and business economies.

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Coronavirus

Air Canada Requires All Employees Get Vaccinated Against Covid

It was inevitable that Air Canada enacted a vaccine mandate for all employees considering that Ottawa has required all transportation sector workers be vaccinated. As airlines need increased vaccination rates to boost their recovery, they must show signs of supporting vaccinations loudly.

Air Canada Requires All Employees Get Vaccinated Against Covid

Business Travel

Tour Operators Embrace Vaccine Mandates While Grappling With Covid-Induced Changes

It's very beneficial from a PR standpoint for tour operators to vocally support vaccine mandates since the travel industry needs increased vaccination rates to help reach pre-pandemic travel numbers.

Tour Operators Embrace Vaccine Mandates While Grappling With Covid-Induced Changes

Airlines

United Airlines First U.S. Carrier To Require Covid-19 Vaccines for U.S. Employees

Considering that more employers are requiring staff to be vaccinated, it was only a matter of time before a major airline mandated Covid shots for employees. But an important question remains: How will companies deal with staff that refuse to be vaccinated?

United Airlines First U.S. Carrier To Require Covid-19 Vaccines for U.S. Employees