Articles tagged “vaccine passports”

Tourism

Vaccine Passports Need to Be Paired With Testing to Be Effective, New Data Shows

The truth hurts sometimes: Vaccine passports would be a relatively convenient way to boost international travel, but Israeli data suggest that requiring PCR testing, as well, would be prudent.

Vaccine Passports Need to Be Paired With Testing to Be Effective, New Data Shows

Coronavirus

Japan Tourism Revenue at Risk Because of Lack of Vaccination Passports

The Japanese government needs to develop a coherent reopening strategy immediately to salvage the lucrative end-of-year travel season. Many businesses are unsure about how to operate safely, which is delaying critical preparations for what is typically their busiest period.

Japan Tourism Revenue at Risk Because of Lack of Vaccination Passports

Tourism

Vaccine Passports in UK Will Be Scrapped as Part of Winter Covid Planning

Boris Johnson is feeling some political heat over stringent Covid restrictions. Looks like vaccine passports are being ditched. What else will be part of his new plan for containing coronavirus?

Vaccine Passports in UK Will Be Scrapped as Part of Winter Covid Planning

Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Vaccine passports, despite opposition in varying degrees around the world, is the right move for the cruise industry. It's too much financial and reputational risk for cruise lines, let alone passengers, to on-board cruisers who aren't jabbed.

Norwegian Cruise Line Tells Court Florida Banned Vaccine Passports for Politics Only

Online Travel

Have Price-Based Travel Decisions Lost Their Appeal?

While climate change and the pandemic clearly ratcheted up travelers' concerns about factors other than price, are we at the point that Airbnb will compete against Vrbo, and Booking will battle Expedia over which companies have the lighter carbon footprints? That would indeed be progress.

Have Price-Based Travel Decisions Lost Their Appeal?

Airlines

Lufthansa Allows Check-In With Digital Vaccination Certificates

It's refreshing to see both a country and an airline acting in a coordinated fashion to make travel easier.

Lufthansa Allows Check-In With Digital Vaccination Certificates

Coronavirus

Why Tourism Needs to Step Up and Push for Vaccine Equity

No vaccine access for all? No tourism recovery. It's playing out already, with more lives being lost senselessly. The travel industry should act fast and figure out how it can be part of the solution.

Why Tourism Needs to Step Up and Push for Vaccine Equity

Coronavirus

Vaccine Passport Proposals Put Airport Security App Clear Into Center of Debate

What would seem like an enormous opportunity for Clear as people start traveling again and going to back to stadiums and arenas is not that simple. The privacy debates are just starting so nothing will be as easy as it seems for Clear.

Vaccine Passport Proposals Put Airport Security App Clear Into Center of Debate

Coronavirus

90 Percent of Global Travelers Would Embrace Health Passports to Jumpstart Travel: Amadeus Study

It's interesting to hear that travelers are open to digital health passports, once the right safeguards are in place to protect their data. But it still remains unclear who will pay for and manage the vaccination certifications.

90 Percent of Global Travelers Would Embrace Health Passports to Jumpstart Travel: Amadeus Study

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Are Vaccine Passports Really the Key to Reopening Events?

Are Vaccine Passports Really the Key to Reopening Events?