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Kauai creates marketing-style video touting their “resort bubble” system

Kauai creates marketing-style video touting their "resort bubble" system

A visitor receives their tracking device at a Kauai resort bubble. Kauai has the most stringent restrictions for incoming travelers who want to safely visit without a quarantine. As you may already know, in addition to the statewide requirement for travelers to obtain a negative, pre-travel COVID-19 test result, visitors to Kauai must take extra […]

Heathrow optimistic for year ahead despite huge losses | News

Heathrow sees huge fall in traffic during 2020 | News

Heathrow Airport has reported a loss of £2 billion for financial 2020 as Covid-19 restrictions saw travel come to a virtual standstill. In comparison, the London location made a profit of £546 million in 2019. Revenue fell from £3 billion to just £1.2 billion last year. Passenger numbers fell 73 per cent to just 22 […]

Israel tourism begins reopening as country emerges from lockdown | News

Israel tourism begins reopening as country emerges from lockdown | News

With around 4.3 million people having received at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, Israel is currently preparing to reopen its economy. As locals return to cultural events, mall shopping, museums and gyms, the domestic tourism sector is slowly returning. Rural accommodation (zimmers) is now joined by hotels in opening under coronavirus restrictions. The […]

Beck to showcase culinary talents at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah | News

Beck to showcase culinary talents at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah | News

Heinz Beck, famous as the head chef of three Michelin-starred La Pergola in Rome, will be in Dubai next month for a series of pop-up culinary events. From March 1st-4th the award-winning chef will host a series of limited-edition dinners at Social by Heinz Beck, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. Social by Heinz Beck has […]

Data shows tourists visiting Hawaii have least impact on Hawaii COVID-19 cases

Data shows tourists visiting Hawaii have least impact on Hawaii COVID-19 cases

Many readers have commented to us that they’ve seen negative sentiments aimed at visitors by some Hawaii residents. Much of it seems to be aimed at placing all the blame of Hawaii’s COVID-19 cases on visitors. What does the data say? Does it support that presumption? No, it does not! In fact, it shows that […]

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Capuano appointed chief executive of Marriott International | News

Anthony Capuano has been appointed chief executive Marriott International following the death of Arne Sorenson. He was previously group president, global development, design and operations services with the hotel giant. At the same time, the board also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously group president, consumer operations, technology and emerging businesses, has been appointed president of […]

Air New Zealand to trial health passport on Sydney route | News

Air New Zealand to trial health passport on Sydney route | News

Air New Zealand has become the latest carrier to sign up to trial the new Covid Travel Pass app developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The flag-carrier said it would use the technology on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. IATA earlier said the app would be ready to use “in weeks”. With constantly […]

Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire has taken delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first operator of the type in the west Africa region. This latest generation aircraft will join the Abidjan-based airline’s existing Airbus fleet of six aircraft. With improved levels of efficiency, this new aircraft will be deployed on Air Côte d’Ivoire’s regional network to […]

Emirates to return relaunch Newark services | News

Emirates launches new insurance to passengers | News

Emirates has announced it will resume daily services to Newark via Athens from June 1st. The resumed flight will provide global travellers with another access point to the popular New York Metropolitan area, serving the large Greek-American community in the United States. The addition of Newark via Athens will take Emirates’ US network to ten […]

P&O Cruises welcomes Arvia construction launch | News

P&O Cruises welcomes Arvia construction launch | News

A construction milestone in the future of British cruising has been marked as P&O Cruises cuts the first piece of steel for new ship Arvia. The 184,700-tonne sister ship to Iona is being built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. The company’s second LNG-powered Excel class ship will join the P&O Cruises fleet […]

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