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Thailand’s tourism industry demands lifting of Covid restrictions, PM urges caution

Thailand’s Prayut Chan-o-cha calls on all 77 provincial governments to do all they can to reduce the spread of Thailand’s latest Covid surge. There have been over 18,000 new infections in the past 2 days. Today Thailand recorded 18,953 new official cases with many more unofficial cases that were recorded …

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Air France-KLM: “Continuous rebound” in business traffic in 2021

The Air France-KLM group’s corporate segment in December 2021 reached about half the volume of 2019, according to a presentation that accompanied the airline’s fourth-quarter earnings call on Thursday. Business volume for the year 2021 totaled about 30% of 2019, according to the carrier. The trend of business recovery was …

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NYC struggles to recover after spike in Omicron cases

As the pandemic stretches into a third year, the Omicron variant has added another speed bump on New York’s path back to normal, injecting further uncertainty into the economic outlook and threatening to worsen the already lopsided recovery of the city. Office workers were again sent home, reversing the steady …

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Wall Street Shares Rise, Travel Agencies Rebound | Economic news

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Editors Stocks are solidly higher on Wall Street on Monday afternoon, helped by a broad rally that includes a mix of travel-related companies expected to benefit from a further reopening of the economy. The S&P 500 rose 1.6% at 2 p.m. …

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Covid-19: Travel bans are not the solution to stop the new Omicron variant

The discovery of the B.1.1.529 variant of SARS-CoV-2, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has called Omicron, has raised global concern and widespread alarm. The WHO has classified Omicron as a “variant of concern” because it has a wide range of mutations. This suggests that vaccines and treatments might be …

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Monday 22 November 2021 | Kaiser Santé news

Britain claims racial bias in medical devices is a global problem Britain will conduct a review to determine whether medical devices perpetuate racial and gender bias, and Health Secretary Sajid Javid has said the problem is “systemic”. The news of research on covid, other medical problems and innovations are also …

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Pre-market inventories: Travel inventories rise as US reopens to tourists

What’s happening: Airlines stocks rallied this month in anticipation of easing restrictions, which investors say will trigger an increase in bookings from people who have not been cleared to make the trip for about 20 months. Actions of American Airlines (AAL) and Delta Airlines (DAL) are up 14% and 13% …

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Hyatt returns to profits with plans to offload more real estate

Hyatt’s strong third quarter reflected strong demand for leisure travel and real estate sales. Hyatt Hyatt is finally back in the dark. The Chicago-based hotel company on Thursday reported third quarter profit of $ 120 million, the company’s profitable first quarter from the pandemic and a large gain from the …

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COVID hospitalizations continue to decline since peak summer – NBC Los Angeles

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals continues to decline, from 670 on Saturday to 656, according to state figures released on Sunday. The number of these intensive care patients remained the same at 202. It was the 36th time in the past 41 days that the …

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Desperate airlines hope vaccination warrants attract passengers

We have reached a fascinating pivot point for the airline industry as airlines struggle to generate profits as the pandemic continues. The latest development has most major airlines ordering their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to keep their jobs. The backdrop to the move was the expected drop in …

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United Airlines plans 3,500 domestic flights per day for December, a pandemic peak

Anticipating many vacation trips, United Airlines said Thursday it would offer 3,500 daily flights to the United States in December, the highest number of any month since the start of the pandemic. United said they plan to offer 91% domestic flights in December compared to the same month in 2019, …

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Summer is over but the number of passengers remains high

The airline recovery continues in the United States. After an increase in cases and hospitalizations associated with the Delta variant in the United States in August, airlines began to sound the alarm bells about an increase in close-to-date cancellations and softness in bookings. Even with some structural hurdles in the …

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BofA Downgrades Hyatt, Summit Hotel Properties As Delta Variant Delays Business Travel Resumption – Hyatt Hotels Corp. (H)

The delta variant of COVID-19 has delayed the expected return to work in the office and on business travel, and an analyst said on Monday that accommodation stocks may continue to underperform. The analyst: Bank of America analyst Shaun Kelley demoted Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) from Neutral to Underperforming …

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Junta organization supports new services through hybrid model during pandemic

Junta for Progressive Action is modifying services to meet the needs of the pandemic. Brian Zhang 1:27 am, Sep 24, 2021 Contributing journalist Brian Zhang, collaborating photographer As the New Haven community continues to adjust to life during the pandemic, Junta for Progressive Action – a Latinx nonprofit that serves …

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Poll: Willingness to travel crumbles, but a source of optimism

While a new survey of travel managers and industry suppliers shows no particular increase in optimism about short-term business travel demand, a few other indicators and comments this week may indicate be of greater interest as the American Covid-19 case counts. start to decline. The number of travel managers in …

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Airfares won’t stay low for too long

Airlines across the country are sweating over an unexpected drop in business travel in recent weeks – and that’s good news if you’re a traveler looking to save some money. This month, domestic air fares are down 5% from September 2019 and international fares down by around 8%, drops that …

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United CEO believes full travel recovery could take place by January

United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby said this morning that although the delta variant of COVID-19 has been a nuisance, he believes the country has reached its peak and expects a full travel recovery in January. “The Delta variant has obviously caused a slowdown in travel, (but) it is mainly business …

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Flights may be the cheapest now

SAN DIEGO – Travelers may want to buy their plane tickets for their next trips now – experts say prices are lower than usual and won’t last long. According to the travel research site Hopper, holiday travel prices are expected to be at an all-time low in mid-September. “For those …

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O’Leary’s stern warning about the future of the tourism sector must be heeded

Ryanair’s stern warnings from Michael O’Leary about a tough four or five years for tourism here should be heeded. The airline veteran delivered a clear message about the challenges of rebuilding the sector here, especially in light of reduced connectivity. The comments came a week when the airline said it …

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The business travel register is now open

Sunday August 29, 2021, 1:07 p.m.Press release: MBIE With the plan for Auckland and Northland remaining on COVID-19 Alert Level 4 while the rest of the country moves to Alert Level 3 from 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday August 31, the business travel register has now been activated for that companies …

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Gasoline prices at their highest in 7 years for Labor Day trips, but drop relief expected at the pump

through: Bobby stilwell, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Aug 28, 2021 / 11:55 a.m. PDT / Update: Aug 28, 2021 / 11:55 a.m. PDT (Getty images) Some relief is on the way at the pump, but GasBuddy says those traveling for Labor Day 2021 will see higher gas prices. Prices are …

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Hopper Races to add new travel services

As COVID-19 comes and goes and a lasting reopening for business and leisure remains shrouded in uncertainty, at least one thing has become clear; People everywhere are eager to pack their bags, go out and travel again. “The only thing this pandemic has proven is that people want to travel …

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New Orleans tourism industry worries as coronavirus rages

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – It’s a neighborhood bar and restaurant, but for two long weekends each year, Liuzza’s by the Track “regulars” include a bustling crowd of tourists having drinks and settling in. for meals on the way in and out. the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival nearby. Co-owner …

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Southwest Airlines Says Delta Variant Is Impeding Business

Southwest Airlines Co. said the recent spike in Covid-19 cases is slowing bookings and increasing cancellations, showing how quickly the Delta variant is kicking into economic activity. The airline said on Wednesday that while demand for the key Labor Day weekend remained healthy, the recent slowdown would make it difficult …

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Hertz posts higher incomes, plans to re-enroll amid travel rebound

Car rental company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said it plans to re-list on a major stock exchange by the end of 2021, as its quarterly revenues increase amid a rebound in travel. From April to June, Hertz achieved sales of $ 1.87 billion, up 62% from the first three months …

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Businesses thought they had a plan for fall, now they’re scrapping it

‘Barron’s’ panel discusses challenges for video game equity investors Until a few weeks ago, business leaders were confident about what to expect this fall. The offices would reopen after Labor Day. Business travel would resume more widely. Long-delayed business meetings, conventions and off-site meetings were finally about to take place. …

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Obama’s birthday party: who’s still invited?

Jay-Z and Beyoncé were still there on Friday. David Axelrod and Larry David were out. Former President Barack Obama’s 60th birthday was slated to be the biggest social event of the summer for alumni of his administration and friends of the Obama family – a celebrity garden party at the …

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Coronavirus Live News: Deaths in England and Wales Peak in Three Months; Indonesia faces increase in cases | World news

IndonesiaBritish Columbia health workers are struggling under the weight of new cases seven days after the world’s fourth most populous country suffered its deadliest day with 2,069 deaths. As of Sunday, the total number of official cases stood at over 3.4 million with 97,291 deaths, although with poor testing and …

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How Do US-Mexico Border Travel Restrictions Affect Businesses?

The mayor of Imperial Beach said border issues “are not a priority for the Biden administration.” IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif .– South Bay city leaders are speaking out after the restriction on non-essential travel at the US-Mexico border was extended until August 21. Travel restrictions were first put in place in …

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Canadian border changes could boost Florida tourism

TALLAHASSEE – State economists expressed optimism on Tuesday that already rebounding tourism numbers will see a quicker-than-expected boost from international travelers as Canada eases border restrictions linked to COVID -19. While decisions remain from the White House regarding Canadian travelers entering the United States, members of the Florida Economic Estimates …

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Business groups call on US to ease restrictions on international travel by July 15

A group of 24 professional organizations is calling on the US government to reopen to international travel within the next two weeks, in accordance with a policy of restricting travel only from countries with the highest risk of transmission of Covid-19. The coalition, which includes the Global Business Travel Association, …

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Pressure rises for Biden to relax travel bans amid pandemic

The Biden administration is under pressure to relax travel bans for international tourists that were originally put in place to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Europe opens its borders to American tourists and vaccination rates rise in the United States, public health experts and travel industry groups …

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White House considers next pandemic challenge as July 4 signals nation reopened

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden to use the weekend of July 4 to extol “America’s independence from Covid-19” even as he fails to hit his vaccination target with pockets of the country still largely unvaccinated and a new, more contagious variant spreading rapidly. It will take another month for Biden …

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Make-a-Wish to Grant Wishes for Fully Immunized Children Involving Air Travel, Large Gatherings in September

LaSalle Network CEO Tom Gimbel discusses companies that require employees to get vaccinated before returning to the office. Make-A-Wish America President and CEO Richard Davis announced that the foundation will resume wish-granting involving large gatherings and air travel in the United States and federal territories for children entirely. vaccinated and …

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