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Pressure Mounts on White House to Reopen the Border with Canada

Border state senators say the restrictions have led to "economic and emotional strain in our communities" — a fair point considering they've been in place since March 2020.

Pressure Mounts on White House to Reopen the Border with Canada

Tourism

Dubai Expo Tells Unvaccinated or Untested to Stay Away

The presence of "2020" in the name should tell you what you need to know about why Dubai is not screwing around. And really, what destination other than Florida or Texas is excited about being a super-spreader hotspot?

Dubai Expo Tells Unvaccinated or Untested to Stay Away

Tourism

UK Travel Restrictions May Ease for Vaccinated Arrivals

The removal of the much-hated and frequently sleazy testing regimen for vaccinated travelers will give a boost for airlines, holiday and tourism companies not just in the UK, but across Europe. It's time to catch up.

UK Travel Restrictions May Ease for Vaccinated Arrivals

Coronavirus

Chinese Travelers Still See U.S. as Most Unsafe for Travel

Got the pandemic under control? That remains a key factor for Chinese tourists to go abroad, a new sentiment survey from Dragon Trail shows. None of that "living-with-the-virus" approach that some Asian destinations are starting to embrace.

Chinese Travelers Still See U.S. as Most Unsafe for Travel
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New Research: 5 Trends From Travel’s 2021 Summer Surge

Expedia Group Media Solutions’ Q2 2021 Travel Recovery Trend Report features the latest research and key data on how travel is returning, with actionable insights to help guide the industry as it captures new demand.

New Research: 5 Trends From Travel’s 2021 Summer Surge

Tourism

Getting Tourism Jobs Back Is First Priority of New CEO of WTTC

In her first interview with the press, Julia Simpson showed us she has big plans for tourism. But will getting jobs back and reopening borders cloud the urgency to manage tourism's growth post pandemic? That's the unanswered, million-dollar question.

Getting Tourism Jobs Back Is First Priority of New CEO of WTTC

Tourism

Panama Will Vaccinate Visitors to Help Restart Tourism

Are we veering into dangerous territory when the line between a tourist board and health authority blurs to this extent?

Panama Will Vaccinate Visitors to Help Restart Tourism

Coronavirus

U.S. Considers Vaccine Requirement for International Travelers

Vaccine requirements are a no-brainer to reopen U.S. borders to the rest of the world. But don't expect this to happen overnight — the Delta variant is still a major headwind and concern to those who have to approve any kind of reopening.

U.S. Considers Vaccine Requirement for International Travelers

Tourism

Canada’s Tourism Industry Sees So Much Riding on Upcoming Elections

As Covid continues to show, timing is everything when reopening for tourism. Will the elected party get behind Canada's travel industry until the uncertainty fades, or will more businesses collapse?

Canada’s Tourism Industry Sees So Much Riding on Upcoming Elections

Tourism

The New Role and Structure of High Performing Tourism Boards, Post-Covid

When DMOs are performing consistently at the optimal level it adds a significant amount that no one other body is able to provide. A great overview and recommendations on what should be done in post-covid era.

The New Role and Structure of High Performing Tourism Boards, Post-Covid

Tourism

Bali’s Tourism Reopening Within Sight as Infections Decline

Vaccination thresholds, travel bubbles, and even tourism triangles. This is how tourism will look, not just for this Indonesian paradise, but beyond as winter looms.

Bali’s Tourism Reopening Within Sight as Infections Decline

Tourism

New York City Tourism Hopes Rise With Return of Broadway Musicals

Broadway shows are back, as New York City tourism officials look to revived theater as one more big step toward reviving tourism in the Big Apple heading into the fall.

New York City Tourism Hopes Rise With Return of Broadway Musicals