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Suicides on the rise in the tourism sector

Suicides on the rise in the tourism sector

The government should be held accountable for its criminal negligence towards the ailing travel and tourism sector, argued the tourism organization ATTOI, citing cases of employees in India and the state of Kerala committing suicide. "While many other countries, both developed and developing, have presented plans to support the tourism...

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Airline

Air France loses one million euros per hour

Air France loses one million euros per hour

Air France KLM's revenues for the second quarter of the year fell from 5,839 million euros last year to 1,182 million euros, a drop of 80 per cent. Profits of 1,976 million last year have now, due to the health crisis, turned into losses of 1,553 million, or 17...

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TUI causes the closure of 166 travel agencies

TUI causes the closure of 166 travel agencies

Europe's leading tour operator, Tui Group, has no more competitors in the United Kingdom because almost a year ago, last September, its historic challenger, Thomas Cook, closed some 550 travel agencies. But even in spite of this favourable situation, the German giant has not been able to withstand the...

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The news feed Belgium, Algeria, Russia, India …

The news feed Belgium, Algeria, Russia, India …

BELGIUM While for the next four weeks the Belgians have to make sure that they only see five people outside their homes. ALGERIA The European Union has proposed to reintroduce travel restrictions with Algeria due to an increase in Covid-19 contamination in that country. The decision is due to be endorsed by...

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Hotels and Lodging

Holiday Hotels : Why these cascading cancellations

Holiday Hotels : Why these cascading cancellations

Some major holiday hotel chains have just publicly admitted that they have recorded a high number of cancellations, representing between 60 % and 70 % of global bookings, depending on the week, due to new sources of contagion and coronavirus epidemics, which are leading many tourists to cancel their...

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Hotels and Lodging

This is a reality ! Vietnam opens the world’s « first » gold-plated hotel

This is a reality ! Vietnam opens the world’s « first » gold-plated hotel

Coffee is served in a golden cup and bath time is taken in golden splendour. The world's first self-proclaimed gold-plated hotel is open. The hotel was built at a cost of $200 million, with 24-carat plating in the lobbies, an infinity pool, and rooms with even cutlery, cups, shower heads and...

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Tourism in Greece : Hotels about to open

Tourism in Greece : Hotels about to open

Following an announcement by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on 28 April 2020, the stages of deconfinement in Greece are becoming clearer. Hotels operating all year round will be able to reopen as of June 1st, while seasonal hotels will be able to resume their activity on July 1st.

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Destination

Mandatory segregation in Canada until August 31

Mandatory segregation in Canada until August 31

To prevent further outbreaks of the coronavirus, the 14-day isolation period is being extended until August 31 for anyone crossing the Canadian border. All arriving travellers must comply with the quarantine order, regardless of whether or not they present symptoms by land,...

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Street art solidarity : When confinement rhymes with creativity

Street art solidarity : When confinement rhymes with creativity

While shops and restaurants have had to temporarily close their doors, several street-artists in Seattle have decided to express their solidarity by giving free rein to their talent, in order to embellish the sad iron curtains, which have been lowered for several weeks.

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Argentina closes all flights

Argentina closes all flights

The Argentinean government has indicated that the only possible flights up to this date are now cargo flights for the transport of material for the fight against the coronavirus and for the repatriation of Argentines stranded around the world. This obviously amounts to...

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Airline

Air France loses one million euros per hour

Air France loses one million euros per hour

Air France KLM's revenues for the second quarter of the year fell from 5,839 million euros last year to 1,182 million euros, a drop of 80 per cent. Profits of 1,976 million last year have now, due to the health crisis, turned into losses of 1,553 million, or 17...

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This company has already lost €850 million since June

This company has already lost €850 million since June

This company accumulated losses of precisely 870 million euros in the first half of the year compared to gains of 975 million euros in the same period of the previous year. The well-known American company Southwest airlines has just announced that it is...

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The poignant SOS of abandoned Latin American airlines

The poignant SOS of abandoned Latin American airlines

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Cruise

Aboard the Norwegian Encore, NCL’s new flagship

Aboard the Norwegian Encore, NCL’s new flagship

The three-day inaugural cruise of the "Norwegian Encore" took place from October 31 to November 2 and The Daily was on board to report on the launch of this magnificent cruise ship. With its undeniable know-how, the American company NCL has done everything possible to offer its passengers a...

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Royal Caribbean announces Lelepa, its second private island

Royal Caribbean announces Lelepa, its second private island

Vanuatu, one of the natural jewels of the South Pacific, will host the next Private island destination of Royal Caribbean - Perfect Day in Lelepa, Vanuatu. Vanuatu's Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Michael Bayley announced the new...

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2 cruise companies are multiplying their offers on the Mississippi

2 cruise companies are multiplying their offers on the Mississippi

The cruise companies American Cruise Lines and USA River Cruises have recently increased the possibilities of taking a river cruise on the Mississippi from New Orleans to Memphis. The American Harmony boat, from American Cruise Lines, inaugurated its services on August 17. The...

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Technology

Tourism: eDreams-Odigeo’s evolution explained in detail

Tourism: eDreams-Odigeo’s evolution explained in detail

While eDreams-Odigeo's tourism activities are mainly located in Spain, its headquarters remained in Luxembourg. One might then wonder why a transfer to a less fiscally generous country, not ? Oodigeo believes it can save money. Officially, the company, which has old brands well known in France such as Go Voyages or...

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Technology

The European Parliament for protection against airline bankruptcies

The European Parliament for protection against airline bankruptcies

European Parliament’s call for protection against airline insolvency matches travel agents’ demands On Thursday, 24 October 2019, the European Parliament adopted a Resolution on the negative effects of Thomas Cook bankruptcy in European tourism. ECTAA supports the Resolution and particularly welcomes the Parliament’s urgent call for protection against airline...

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Technology

Dallas : Dreamscape Virtual Reality Centre opens in NorthPark

Dallas : Dreamscape Virtual Reality Centre opens in NorthPark

The Dreamscape Virtual Reality Centre recently opened in North Park in August. Dreamscape is now available in Dallas for all fans of virtual reality games. Unique in its kind, Dreamscape combines technology and sensations worthy of a Hollywood production. The platform can track 6 people at the same time and...

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Wellness

The Vaccine: still an essential for Tourism ?

The Vaccine: still an essential for Tourism ?

Europeans are the most sceptical in the world about vaccine safety, according to an international study conducted by Gallup for the Fondation Wellcome. A family paid for it during a trip. ... A holiday that turns into a nightmare This is one case among...

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Seattle vibrates to the rhythm of jazz for the Earshot Jazz Festival

Seattle vibrates to the rhythm of jazz for the Earshot Jazz Festival

From October 4 to November 6, 2019, Seattle will be hosting the 31st edition of the Earshot Jazz Festival. Big names will perform throughout the Emerald City, including the famous Franco-American vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, who won 3 Grammy Awards during her young career. In total, the city will...

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Wellness

The TUI Group publishes its latest sustainability report : « Better Holidays, Better World »

The TUI Group publishes its latest sustainability report : « Better Holidays, Better World »

The TUI Group, the world leader in tourism, has published its 2018 Sustainable Development Report. He reviewed the progress made since the launch of the Better Holidays, Better World* sustainable development strategy four years ago. This strategy, which sets targets for 2020, includes four pillars on which TUI is...

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Golf

Tourism : How Vietnam is still taking the ball back

Tourism : How Vietnam is still taking the ball back

Of the 197 countries (officially recognized by the UN) with golf courses, the fastest growing market may well be Vietnam. Architects specializing in golf courses are having a field day!! Vietnam will have more than 100 golf courses Vietnam currently has 78 golf courses...

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Thailand back on track

Thailand back on track

In the coming weeks, we will talk a lot about Thailand. It is of course a major long-haul destination but beyond that the country offers a multitude of possibilities for visitors. Today, we are talking about Hua Hin and in particular an excellent golf course... Hua Hin, a destination away...

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Golf

Why the Trump Golf Club in Miami is a flop

Why the Trump Golf Club in Miami is a flop

The Trump National Doral welcomes many professional golfers and events on four different courses. It is probably one of the most beautiful in the United States. However, he has some problems that we will explain to you. A complex near Miami Beach bought at a good price The Trump National...

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People

Bali beautiful in music at Balzac

Bali beautiful in music at Balzac

For the first time in a long time, in this time of health crisis, a movie theater was sold out. It was last Saturday in Paris on the Champs Elysees at the Balzac cinema. The reason for such a rush? The preview screening of a great film about love...

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People

Going on a trip with your dog : real happiness or trouble?

Going on a trip with your dog : real happiness or trouble?

with 55 % of respondents stating that their pet is as important as their child(ren), travel should take this new criterion into account in 2020. Travellers will be more concerned about meeting the needs of their pets than their own pets in terms of choosing destinations, accommodation and activities....

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The poignant letter from the president of Tui about Covid-19

The poignant letter from the president of Tui about Covid-19

Tui CEO Fritz Joussen has just written a letter in his own hand to thank "all the support" he has received from the group's employees, partners and the German government authorities. "TUI will be ready when the crisis is over," he says, acknowledging that the messages of encouragement he...

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