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No testing, no quarantine: New Philippine travel protocols to spur domestic tourism

The Philippines is open for ‘international travel bubbles’

The post No testing, no quarantine: New Philippine travel protocols to spur domestic tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a bid to encourage Filipinos itching to travel after almost a year in lockdown to rediscover their own backyard, the Philippines’ Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases […]

GoLocal Tonight! Agoda’s new campaign for last-minute domestic travel adventures

GoLocal Tonight! Agoda’s new campaign for last-minute domestic travel adventures

The post GoLocal Tonight! Agoda’s new campaign for last-minute domestic travel adventures appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Demand for last minute travel searches for same day and next day overnight hotel stays have increased compared to last year, according to global digital travel platform Agoda.com, as it unveils its GoLocal Tonight […]

Domestic travel in India to continue to aid hotel recovery in 2021

Domestic travel in India to continue to aid hotel recovery in 2021

India’s hospitality industry witnessed a decline of 54.9% in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) during January to December (CY 2020) as compared to CY 2019, according to JLL’s Hotel Momentum India (HMI) Q4 2020, a quarterly hospitality sector monitor. With the revival of domestic travel, emergence of recovery indicators has come to the rescue of […]

Laguna Phuket’s new festival to boost domestic tourism over Songkran

Laguna Phuket’s new festival to boost domestic tourism over Songkran

Laguna Phuket, Thailand’s favourite vacation destination, has announced dates for a new series of events, dubbed the Laguna Phuket Revive 555 Festival. Starting from 31 March 2021, the integrated destination will host a series of exciting sports, music, cultural and community events over three weekends, including the Thai New Year ‘Songkran’ holiday period. The 19 day Revive 555 Festival […]

U.S. Has Ruled Out Testing For Domestic Flights

U.S. Has Ruled Out Testing For Domestic Flights

Airlines Pushed Back Against Domestic Testing Earlier this week airlines voiced their frustration after it was announced by CDC director Rochelle Walensky and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg that there were ongoing discussions about implementing pre-flight testing within the U.S. Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly asked on a quarterly call Thursday, “Why pick on air travel? “If […]

U.S. Looks To Domestic Testing to Stop Surging Cases of UK Variant in Florida

U.S. Looks To Domestic Testing to Stop Surging Cases of UK Variant in Florida

Senator of Florida, Marco Rubio, was also critical of any prospective restrictions on the state. Rubio sent an open letter to the administration in Washington expressing his disapproval, stating: “I write with regard to recent reporting that your administration is considering implementing travel restrictions to my home State of Florida. {…} Instituting a travel ban, […]

U.S. Planning To Mandate Covid Testing For Domestic Flights

U.S. Planning To Mandate Covid Testing For Domestic Flights

In an effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 across the country, the United States is considering making a negative test result a mandatory requirement for traveling on a domestic flight. Covid-19 continues to spread across the US at a rate of more than 100,000 cases per day, and so this is one of many […]

APAC travellers look at new domestic destinations to celebrate year of the Ox

APAC travellers look at new domestic destinations to celebrate year of the Ox

Traditionally one of the biggest annual travel periods for Asia Pacific travellers, this Lunar New Year Agoda reveals changing travel patterns emerging post-COVID. This year travellers are discovering off the beaten track destinations as well as revisiting traditional tourist hotspots. Family or group travel is the most popular traveller type and some travellers are pampering […]

World’s Coolest Winter! How UAE’s domestic tourism campaign creates USD 272 million revenue in a month

World’s Coolest Winter! How UAE’s domestic tourism campaign creates USD 272 million revenue in a month

The UAE’s inaugural domestic tourism campaign, World’s Coolest Winter, attracted 950,000 tourists from across the country, reportedly driving AED 1 billion (USD 272.2 million) of revenue into the hospitality sector within one month, said a report. The 45-day campaign was launched on December 12, 2020 and concluded on January 25, 2021, as part of the […]

U.S. Looks To Expand Testing Requirements For Domestic Travel

U.S. Looks To Expand Testing Requirements For Domestic Travel

The CDC further stressed to Americans that new travel requirements for international travel possess the potential to seriously disrupt trips and the ability for Americans to return home.  The acting Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, Ian Brownlee, stressed the severity of the matter on the same call, stating:  “US citizens who choose to […]

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