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Thailand Government Approves Plan to Reopen to Foreign Tourists

Thailand Government Approves Plan to Reopen to Foreign Tourists

Share The Article Last Updated 32 seconds ago The government of Thailand has officially approved a proposal to reopen the country to all foreign tourists in a phased approach starting today. Tourism represents around 13% of Thailand’s total economy, so it’s no surprise that the government is doing all that it can to kickstart tourism. […]

U.S. Government Urged To Reopen For Tourism To All Countries By May 1

U.S. Government Urged To Reopen For Tourism To All Countries By May 1

Share The Article Last Updated 2 mins ago Aviation industry leaders Airlines for America (A4A), International Air Transport Association (IATA), US Travel Association, among others, have called on the Biden Administration to lift travel restrictions and reopen borders for all international tourists by the first of May.  A letter written to the White House on […]

Aussie government gives new support package that doubles previous commitment to travel industry

Aussie government gives new support package that doubles previous commitment to travel industry

The post Aussie government gives new support package that doubles previous commitment to travel industry appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tourism minister Dan Tehan has just confirmed that another AUD 128 million (USD 128 million) will be available to assist travel industry businesses dealing with the ongoing closure of Australia’s international […]

Thailand To Ease Travel Restrictions As Government Plans Vaccine Passport

Thailand To Cut Quarantine Time For Vaccinated And Backs Vaccine Passports

Share The Article Last Updated 56 seconds ago Once of the world’s most popular destinations for travelers on any budget, 2021’s Thailand now resembles a shadow of its former self. Shops that once sold trinkets and souvenirs are shuttered, beaches are empty, and hotels once at maximum capacity are instead closed. However, news coming from […]

UK Government Considers Implementing New Vaccine Passport

UK Government Considers Implementing New Vaccine Passport

Following the lead of fellow European countries Denmark and Sweden, it emerged on Friday that the British government was looking into the prospect of a vaccine passport, that would allow those in the UK to travel abroad once more. As the UK races to vaccinate its population, the news is bound to be warmly received […]

Maharashtra government lowers types of permission for hospitality sector from 70 to 10

Maharashtra government lowers types of permission for hospitality sector from 70 to 10

The Maharashtra cabinet on 7 October approved the ‘ease of doing business’ policy for the hospitality sector in the state, bringing down the number of licences required for businesses. State tourism minister Aaditya Thackeray hailed the decision as a landmark decision. According to a graphic shared by the minister on Twitter, one will only need […]

ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA: Urgent government action needed to support travel industry

ABTA – The Travel Association says the global travel industry has an opportunity and responsibility to rebuild in a more sustainable way following the coronavirus crisis, but that urgent action from the UK Government is critical in helping boost consumer confidence. At the Association’s annual Travel Convention, held virtually this year, ABTA revealed new figures […]

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

Airline industry: Urgent government help needed to prevent jobs catastrophe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) issued a joint statement calling for urgent government intervention to prevent an employment catastrophe in the aviation industry. Estimates from the Air Transport Action Group suggest some 4.8 million aviation workers’ jobs are at risk as a result of air travel demand […]

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO: UK government leaves aviation sector out in the cold

Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye, said: “Aviation is the lifeblood of the UK’s economy, critical for exports of goods and services and imports of vaccines, as well as inbound tourism, students and foreign direct investment. Lack of Government action is weakening our sector, making it harder for us to support the eventual economic recovery and help deliver […]

ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants

ABTA confirms agents are eligible for new government grants

The government has published amended regulations that explicitly reference retail travel agents as businesses that are required to legally close in tier four areas within England. Trade body ABTA argued the confirmation was a welcome step in ensuring agents in England are eligible for grant support under the localised restrictions support grants regime. The previous […]

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