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Cyprus Airways announces the launch of ticket sales for winter 2020 – 2021 | New destination Moscow

Cyprus Airways announces the launch of ticket sales for winter 2020 – 2021, The winter schedule includes Athens and Heraklion, as well as, the addition of new route Larnaka – Moscow. The Cypriot airline is also planning to resume flights to Tel Aviv, as soon as the situation with Covid-19 stabilizes. Passengers can book their […]

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Ryanair cuts capacity in October by another 20% as failed Irish and EU govt Travel restrictions damage bookings

Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, today (Fri 18th Sept) announced that it would cut its October capacity by a further 20% (in addition to the 20% cut already announced in mid-August). Ryanair now expects its Oct capacity to fall from 50% to approx. 40% of its Oct 2019 levels, but expects to maintain a 70%+ load […]

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UNWTO, ONCE Foundation and ENAT call for the reopening of tourism destinations to cater for the needs of people with disabilities

According to the newest data from UNWTO, 40% of global destinations have now eased restrictions on travel introduced in response to COVID0-19. Now, with tourism steadily returning, UNWTO has joined disabled people’s organizations and organizations from across civil society to design a basic set of recommendations aimed at maintaining the ethos of “Accessible Tourism for All” in the […]

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wttc

WTTC says UK is heading to ‘worst case scenario’ threatening nearly three million Travel & Tourism jobs

Nearly three million jobs in the UK – and 197 million worldwide in the Travel & Tourism sector globally – look set to be lost due to the collapse of travel, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). WTTC economic modelling conducted less than two months ago predicted this ‘worst case scenario’ would […]

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Jet2 suspends flights to Cyprus up to 16th August due to entry requirements

Jet2 announced recently that it will suspend flights to Cyprus up to 16th due to the entry requirements. Specifically, the announcement states that the flights to Larnaca and Paphos will be suspended until the aforementioned date and the Cypriot government is urged to review its entry criteria in line with other destinations. Jet2’s customers will […]

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WTTC launches Insurance Guidelines for the Travel & Tourism sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its Insurance Guidelines to rebuild global consumer confidence to help encourage the return of travelling. The guidelines are designed to drive the return of safe, healthy and responsible travel and ensure the insurance sector is fit for purpose to operate for travellers in the ‘new normal’ of the COVID-19 world. […]

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WTTC Calls Upon Governments to Implement Comprehensive Testing Facilities at Airpor

WTTC is asking the Governments throughout the world to install comprehensive testing facilities at airports. Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: “WTTC is calling upon Governments around the world to begin a substantial programme of investment to ensure comprehensive testing facilities are implemented at airports, which will help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and […]

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WTTC responds to UK Government’s decision to revert Spain to its at-risk countries list

WTTC characterizes the quarantine obligation for UK travellers from Spain as disappointing and disastrous. Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO said: “Requiring UK travellers returning from Spain to once again quarantine for 14 days will be hugely disappointing for thousands of UK holidaymakers – and is disastrous for the hard-pressed Travel & Tourism industry, both […]

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Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Select Global Ship Operations Until December 15

Princess Cruises is extending its pause in cruise operations until 15 December due to the continued progression of COVID-19 and related decisions of various government, health authorities, and airlines regarding travel restrictions, impacting the following voyages: All cruises sailing in and out of Australia on Majestic Princess, Regal Princess, Sapphire Princess, Sea Princess, and Sun […]

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