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Ghanaian president isolates himself despite negative test for the virus

Ghanaian president isolates himself despite negative test for the virus

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, isolated himself as a precautionary measure for two weeks despite negative tests for coronavirus, after one of his contacts was confirmed to have the disease. President Nana Akufo-Addo began his quarantine on Saturday and will work from the presidential villa in Accra. The president chose...

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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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Loss of 55 billion USD, figures are chilling

Loss of 55 billion USD, figures are chilling

With the Covid-19, Africa has lost $55 billion in revenue from tourism and air transport. This industry accounts for 10% of the continent's GDP and supports 24 million families. Some of the continent's airlines will not recover from Covid-19. African airlines have seen...

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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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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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Why Barceló Hotel makes the buzz in Poland

Why Barceló Hotel makes the buzz in Poland

In 2021, a new hotel in Warsaw, from the Barceló chain, will offer 150 rooms, a conference area and an Iberian-style rooftop bar in the heart of an emblematic former power station. The facility will be built within Elektrownia Powisle, a former power plant that houses a collection of bars,...

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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

South African Airways is dead

South African Airways is dead

The airline, which was founded in 1934, died at the age of 86 as a result of poor management, accelerated by the current health crisis which has caused the biggest economic loss in the history of the entire sector. Since 2008, it...

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Covid-19: Delta Air Lines Makes a Radical Decision

Covid-19: Delta Air Lines Makes a Radical Decision

"Delta locks the middle seats in the main cabin, Delta Comfort + and Delta Premium Select on all flights. When booking your future seat selection via the Fly Delta application or online, the middle seats will be indicated as unavailable", warns Delta Air Line on its US website.

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Airline ticket refunds: the 10 best companies to know

Airline ticket refunds: the 10 best companies to know

Fabrice Dariot is the president of Bourses des vols/Bourses des voyages. For 20 years now, he has been selling air-only flights via his platform on the internet. We have just received an exclusive list of the 10 fairest airlines for ticket refunds during...

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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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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

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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King of Thailand in confinement … with 19 women

King of Thailand in confinement … with 19 women

It is already low in Thailand a mini-scandal since one of the opposition leaders revealed to the press that their king was living the confinement in a four-star hotel in the German Alps with about twenty young women. The Thai king Maha...

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Akbar al-Baker is also asking for money

Akbar al-Baker is also asking for money

Qatar Airways needs money from the government, said Akbar al-Baker (pictured above), the company's CEO, because it lacks the resources to continue flying. Qatar's national airline is the only airline in the world that has not suspended its flights and intends, according to its Managing Director, "to operate 1,800...

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