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Tourism and Covid-19: Why Saving Forests Can Stop the Next Pandemic

Tourism and Covid-19: Why Saving Forests Can Stop the Next Pandemic

" The risk of pandemic is linked to habitat loss and wildlife exploitation. The spread of zoonotic viruses (transmission from animals to humans) is more common than we think and is occurring at a faster rate than ever before," said Christine Johnson, professor of epidemiology and ecosystem health at...

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19,000 jobs at risk at American Airlines

19,000 jobs at risk at American Airlines

American Airlines has just threatened to cut a record 19,000 jobs when U.S. federal support for airlines through the Coronavirus Support Program (CSP) expires on October 1. Planned staff reductions are expected to bring the total number of American Airlines employees to less than 100,000, down from 140,000 in March.

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Destination

In Bangkok, we feed tourists on the rooftops

In Bangkok, we feed tourists on the rooftops

Above the dusty and busy streets of Bangkok, a concrete space that previously didn't really interest many people is now a small oasis. A gardener gently sprays water on the beds of leafy plants, herbs and vegetables. It's good for the city and it makes the tourists happy. "Bangkok and...

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Tourism in Mauritius: the double penalty?

Tourism in Mauritius: the double penalty?

Mauritius, along with the USA, Canada and the Dominican Republic, is one of the four preferred destinations of the French for their long winter vacations. At the moment, it is very difficult to predict the evolution of Mauritian tourism until the end of the year because there is no...

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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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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

In Bangkok, we feed tourists on the rooftops

In Bangkok, we feed tourists on the rooftops

Above the dusty and busy streets of Bangkok, a concrete space that previously didn't really interest many people is now a small oasis. A gardener gently sprays water on the beds of leafy plants, herbs and vegetables. It's good for the city and it makes the tourists happy. "Bangkok and...

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Japan Relaxes Entry Restrictions for Foreign Tourists

Japan Relaxes Entry Restrictions for Foreign Tourists

  The re-entry will be allowed for visa holders, including permanent residents, tourists and foreign students, provided that they undergo a coronavirus test and a 14-day quarantine, "the same policy that already applies to Japanese citizens returning to the country," commented a...

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Threat to a heritage site: China evacuates 100,000 people.

Threat to a heritage site: China evacuates 100,000 people.

Un site du patrimoine mondial vieux de 1 200 ans en Chine est menacé par de graves inondations sur le fleuve Yangtsé supérieur. Les autorités chinoises ont été contraintes d'évacuer plus de 100 000 personnes hier 18 août.

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Airline

19,000 jobs at risk at American Airlines

19,000 jobs at risk at American Airlines

American Airlines has just threatened to cut a record 19,000 jobs when U.S. federal support for airlines through the Coronavirus Support Program (CSP) expires on October 1. Planned staff reductions are expected to bring the total number of American Airlines employees to less than 100,000, down from 140,000 in March.

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Tourism: Heathrow finds solution to avoid quarantine

Tourism: Heathrow finds solution to avoid quarantine

Her Majesty's Government is under enormous pressure from British transporters and tourism professionals to remove the quarantine from some countries, including Spain. Some airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet still maintain flights to Spanish destinations in particular. While the battle has now shifted to the airports. London's Heathrow airport, for...

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Airline

Seen from the sky: Ewa Air, easyJet, Emirates, Lufthansa, Swiss, Qatar Airways, Air Austral, Korean Air, etc.

Seen from the sky: Ewa Air, easyJet, Emirates, Lufthansa, Swiss, Qatar Airways, Air Austral, Korean Air, etc.

Due to the persistence of government restrictions in the countries that Air Austral serves in the Indian Ocean area, the airline is extending the suspension of its flights to Asia and on its regional network until at least 30 September 2020. This concerns more specifically the routes Reunion-Bangkok, Reunion-Madagascar,...

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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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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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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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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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