Latest updates on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19, 2021

Amid Outbreak, Australia Donates 8,000 COVID-19 Shots to PNG

Australia has announced that it is donating 8,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to Papua New Guinea’s frontline health workers, as the Pacific nation battles a COVID-19 […]
March 5, 2021

WTTC’s ground-breaking ‘Safe Travels’ stamp reaches its 250th destination

Following its launch in May last year, the highly popular Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), has now been awarded to […]
March 5, 2021

EU to propose ‘green pass’ vaccine certificate this month

Brussels will propose a law on setting up a “green pass” scheme for vaccination certification. However, it says, all member states would need to be on […]
March 5, 2021

Tourism in a Post-Pandemic World

By Aleksandra Babii and Sanaa Nadeem If you are hesitant to hop on a plane these days, you are not alone. According to the United Nations […]
February 26, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollouts Continue to Fuel Travelers’ Optimism

The latest Longwoods International tracking study of Americans’ collective sentiment towards travel has shown that roughly 80 percent of travelers have established travel plans during the next sixth […]
February 24, 2021

Air NZ Trials ‘vaccine passport’, a Glimpse of Post-COVID Travel

Air New Zealand will ask passengers to use a digital health pass on flights to Australia in a trial run of a “vaccine passport” system for travellers to prove they have been immunised against COVID-19.
February 19, 2021

WTTC Urges Governments To Abandon Concept Of ‘High-Risk Countries’

THE WORLD TRAVEL & TOURISM COUNCIL (WTTC) IS CALLING FOR GOVERNMENTS TO ABANDON THE CONCEPT OF ‘HIGH-RISK COUNTRIES’ AND INSTEAD FOCUS ON INDIVIDUAL TRAVELLERS. As the […]
February 18, 2021

Travel Agencies, Cruise lines and Airlines Gear up for Rebound in Bookings

"Many people are already actively planning their next big trip," said one travel expert. "And it is not too early to book for 2022, especially with trip protection."
February 18, 2021

Fiji Targets ‘vaccine Passport’ for Economic Recovery

Speaking in Parliament, Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the Global Tourism Crisis Committee had called for a vaccine passport.
February 18, 2021

Mystery Over Covid-Hit Nation’s Sudden Drop in Infections

When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in India, there were fears it would sink the fragile health system of the world’s second-most populous country.
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