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The latest tourism and destination news from around the world. Read exclusive interviews with leaders, see the latest marketing campaigns, and understand the bigger issues like coronavirus recovery and destination development.

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1 out of 4 of U.S. Remote Workers Took Extended Trips: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

Remote work is here to stay and its impact on travel is starting to grow significantly. Twenty-three percent of American remote workers in our September survey said they had taken long trips as a result of working remotely, a sharp increase from eight months ago. Travel companies need to take note of how to serve this rising travel segment.

1 out of 4 of U.S. Remote Workers Took Extended Trips: New Skift Research Travel Tracker

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A U.S. Vaccine for Kids Will Boost Family Travel

Approval of a U.S. vaccine for kids would be a huge positive for family travel, but it will take time to get over the uncertainty. Visiting friends and relatives domestically will continue to dominate for a holiday season that’s projected to see higher consumer spending.

A U.S. Vaccine for Kids Will Boost Family Travel

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Online Searches for Travel to the U.S. Spike as Border Reopening Looms

The number of online searches for travel to the U.S. will likely keep ascending as November 8 nears and the holiday season takes off.

Online Searches for Travel to the U.S. Spike as Border Reopening Looms

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581 Days Later, It’s Time to Travel

The travel industry's pandemic interregnum period is over. We have gained so much in what we lost.

581 Days Later, It’s Time to Travel
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Executive Q&A: Creating Sustainable Solutions in Travel’s New Era

The Red Sea Development Company is setting new standards in sustainable development through its luxury, regenerative tourism project along Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast.

Executive Q&A: Creating Sustainable Solutions in Travel’s New Era

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Reviving Cape Verde Tourism Is Key Issue in West African Achipelago’s Election

Voters turned out Sunday for the presidential election in Cape Verde to pick the candidate they believe will be the best to lead the country's Covid-decimated tourism economy back from the pandemic. It won't be the last election focused on Covid and a tourism revival.

Reviving Cape Verde Tourism Is Key Issue in West African Achipelago’s Election

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World’s Longest Locked-Down City, Melbourne, Starts to Lift Restrictions

Six lockdowns, 262 days. This one for the record books is nothing anybody in this Oz city of five million is particularly proud of. Restrictions start to lift on October 22, and the city is cheering as it waits for the return of visitors and normal.

World’s Longest Locked-Down City, Melbourne, Starts to Lift Restrictions

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Russian Tourism Authority Wants You to Travel Like a Putin

While it is easier to take a wilderness vacation when you're an autocratic leader with all the levers of power at your disposal, a pre-packaged tour with an official government endorsement offers a certain sense of security as well.

Russian Tourism Authority Wants You to Travel Like a Putin

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U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

Welcome news for the industry with a firm date in place now. Let the bookings commence.

U.S. Will Reopen to Vaccinated International Air and Land Travelers Starting November 8

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Sydney Takes First Steps to Reopen to Vaccinated Travelers From November 1

Australia's closed-off response to Covid-19 has spared it the massive death count other countries have seen, and a successful vaccination policy for locals and visitors alike could make it the model for future responses.

Sydney Takes First Steps to Reopen to Vaccinated Travelers From November 1

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Vaccinated Visitors to UK Will No Longer Have to Take Pricey PCR Covid Tests

One less piece of red tape is being removed for fully vaccinated travelers to the UK. Not only is it good for tourism, but it means more money in visitors' wallets to spend in-country rather than on super expensive tests.

Vaccinated Visitors to UK Will No Longer Have to Take Pricey PCR Covid Tests

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U.S. to Reopen Canada, Mexico Land Crossings for Vaccinated Travelers

Two of the world's busiest border crossings will soon get back to business, reopening the world to hundreds of thousands of vaccinated people a day who are traveling for pleasure, work, and family.

U.S. to Reopen Canada, Mexico Land Crossings for Vaccinated Travelers