Lufthansa

Lufthansa Group provides transparency about business activities in so-called “tax havens”

Lufthansa Group publishes list of all companies based in non-cooperative tax jurisdictions according to EU list. Last weekend, a number of politicians requested clarification in...
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Brussels Airlines takes substantial and indispensable measures to ensure its survival

The extremely negative impact of the coronavirus crisis on the company’s financials and the ongoing very low demand for air travel urge Brussels Airlines to take...
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WTTC unveils “Safe Travels” – new global protocols to restart the Travel & Tourism...

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures...
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RYANAIR to restore 40% of scheduled flights from 1 July

Ryanair, today (Tues 12th May) announced plans to return to 40% of normal flight schedules from Wed 1 July 2020, subject to Government restrictions...
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Hotels Count the Cost of COVID-19 Pandemic and Look to Remodel Business to Rebuild...

With much of Europe’s hotel sector still closed for business, the industry faces a huge challenge to rebuild consumer confidence once COVID-19 lockdown restrictions...
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TUI presents ten-point plan for hotel operations post coronavirus

TUI has introduced a 10-point plan with a set of measures and standards to reopen its’ hotels. The measures will enable guests to enjoy...

Riu launches a comprehensive manual for post-COVID Hotels

RIU Hotels & Resorts has been working for several weeks to create a total of 17 protocols that will serve to guide operations in...
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Lufthansa Group airlines to take off again with 160 aircraft from June|Flights to Crete

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly restart schedules to significantly more destinations in Germany and Europe than in the...
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World Tourism remains at a standstill as 100% of countries impose restrictions on travel

COVID-19 has placed the whole world on lockdown, with new research from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) showing that 100% of global destinations continue...

STR: Preliminary April data for London hotels

Reflecting the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, April was London’s worst hotel performance month on record, according to preliminary data from STR.  Comparison with...
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Celsestyal Cruises comes to aid of local Greek Community during COVID-19 pandemic

Celestyal Cruises,  the Greek cruise company based at the port of Piraeus, Athens, has announced that they have provided 5.5 tons of non perishable...
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UNWTO recognizes world’s best innovators facing up to COVID-19

The top solutions for accelerating the recovery of tourism have been celebrated in the ‘Healing Solutions for Tourism’ Challenge. Launched by the World Tourism...
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Deutsche Lufthansa AG negotiates stabilization package for the Group

Deutsche Lufthansa is negotiating a stabilization package for 9 billion euros with the Federal Economic Stabilization Fund (Wirtschaftsstabilisierungsfonds - WSF) to finance the Lufthansa...
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UNWTO: The 3 scenarios for international Tourism|International Tourist Numbers Could Fall 60-80% in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a 22% fall in international tourist arrivals during the first quarter of 2020, the latest data from the World...

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Launches New “Count on Us” Initiative to Build Confidence Among...

Highlighting its continued commitment to hotel owners, team members and guests, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company with approximately 9,300...

Qatar Airways Announces Phased Rebuilding of Network until the end of June

Qatar Airways will begin a phased approach to expanding its network in line with passenger demand evolution and the expected relaxation of entry restrictions around...
Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises Extends Pause of Global Ship Operations For Remaining 2020 Summer Season

Due to reduced air flight availability, the closure of cruise ports in regions around the world and other factors impacting international travel, Princess Cruises...
Lufthansa

Lufthansa Annual General Meeting approves all agenda items

Some 10,000 shareholders followed the 67th Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Lufthansa AG online, around ten times as many as last year attended the...
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GBR: performance and outlook of the Greek hotel industry

GBR's newsletter provides a snapshot of the performance and outlook of the Greek hotel industry, within the broader context of the international hospitality industry...

IATA Calls for Passenger Face Covering and Crew Masks and opposes onboard social distancing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft as a...