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WTTC praises UK vaccine rollout success | News

WTTC praises UK vaccine rollout success | News

World Travel & Tourism Council chief executive, Gloria Guevara, has praised the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the UK, arguing the programme will support the recovery of the hospitality sector. Latest government figures show more than ten million Brits have had at least one does of a vaccine, or around 15 per cent of the […]

Saga to require vaccine before permitting travel | News

Saga launches range of trips in anticipation of travel return | News

Saga will require cruise and holiday customers travelling in 2021 to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the company has confirmed. Potential customers must have received both shots of a vaccine at least 14 days before departure. A spokesperson said: “The health and safety of our customers has always been our number one priority at Saga, […]

Emirates Group offers Covid-19 vaccine to employees | News

Emirates Group offers Covid-19 vaccine to employees | News

Emirates Group has rolled-out a Covid-19 vaccination programme for its substantial UAE-based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority. The news comes as the airline cuts services to Australia as the pandemic continues to take a huge toll on aviation. The Dubai flag-carrier is suspending the majority of its Australia service for “operational reasons” […]

Vaccine boosts holiday confidence among older travellers | News

Vaccine boosts holiday confidence among older travellers | News

Holiday company Saga has experienced a notable increase in interest for holidays in recent weeks. This comes as those aged over 50, who will likely receive the Covid-19 vaccine ahead of some younger groups, look ahead to future trips. Saga said it had noted growth in the number of people booking long-haul and ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ trips. […]

Lufthansa prepares for Covid-19 vaccine distribution role | News

Lufthansa to offer ‘negative only’ flights between German cities | News

Following the approval of several Covid-19 vaccines, Lufthansa Cargo is preparing for its role in their global distribution in the coming months. The German group has implemented a dedicated task force prepared for a variety of transport scenarios. “The distribution of temperature- and time-sensitive pharmaceuticals is extremely demanding. “We were one of the first airlines […]

Breaking Travel News investigates: Covid-19 vaccine brings optimism to travel in Pacific Asia | Focus

Breaking Travel News investigates: Covid-19 vaccine brings optimism to travel in Pacific Asia | Focus

Breaking Travel News chats with Chris Crampton, chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in the UK & Ireland, to find out how news of a Covid-19 vaccine is fuelling a new enthusiasm for travel to the region The past few weeks have brought much needed positivity, with good news such as more Asia […]

Breaking Travel News investigates: Is the Covid-19 vaccine a silver bullet for travel? | Focus

Breaking Travel News investigates: Is the Covid-19 vaccine a silver bullet for travel? | Focus

Breaking Travel News below hears from Gavin Tollman, global chief executive of the Travel Corporation-owned brand Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations, about the likely impact of a Covid-19 vaccine on the travel industry Like many of the days that have changed history, November 9th, 2020, is a day that I will never forget. Yesterday’s announcement […]

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