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Bohinj, Slovenia BED The touristic tendency post-coronavirus, according to European Best Destinations, is toward traveling far from cities, away from crowds and stress.  “People long for freedom, nature, wide open spaces,” explains the organization, which is part of the European Commission’s EDEN Network (“European Destinations of Excellence”) working to promote sustainable tourism on the continent.  To respond […]
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Canada’s has updated some inter-provincial travel rules Getty As Canada continues to try to limit the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the government is also trying to encourage domestic travel rather than international trips for Canadians who choose to vacation. But travel across the country is not a straightforward affair. Atlantic Canada has even introduced […]
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Historically, airlines have been the dominant force in the travel industry’s pecking order. Governments, their tourist boards, local airports and even the private sector trekked to their headquarters, lobbying airline executives to open up new routes into their backyards. Robust flight schedules made it easier for tourists to get there. Lots of nonstop flights helped […]
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As the COVID-19 cases spike around the country, more states are imposing travel restrictions. Getty It’s becoming increasingly difficult to plan an interstate road trip this summer, as hitting the highway can mean navigating through a patchwork of COVID-19 regulations that vary by state and locality. Some states are mandating that out-of-state travelers self-quarantine upon […]
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(Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The financial space was rocked by the news that German fintech group Wirecard filed for insolvency owing €3.5bn. Not only a financial failure but also a seemingly “elaborate and sophisticated fraud,” according to EY, the company’s auditor for more than a […]
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Getty As the European Union prepares to reopen its external borders, a non-mandatory list of 15 countries—excluding the United States—whose travelers will be permitted to enter from July 1, has been agreed by representatives of 27 member states after prolonged negotiations, in an attempt to rescue the summer tourism season. Although the E.U. member states […]
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Prior to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the travel industry accounted for one in 10 jobs worldwide, and more than 50% in some tourism-centric destinations. With cruise ships mothballed and airline schedules still at minimal levels, Zane Kerby, the president and CEO of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), says a large portion of his […]
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Sonder appears to have broken out of the hospitality slump. As Covid-19 has pushed traditional hotel occupancy rates below 20%, shrunk airline demand by 95%, and all-but obliterated business travel—the short-term apartment rental company has closed a $170 million Series E round. Fidelity, Westcap, and Inovia Capital led the deal that values Sonder at a […]
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In years past, throngs of visitors traveled to Barcelona and its surrounding region of Catalunya (Catalonia) to experience Sant Jordi’s Festival, a combined celebration of love and literature. While the actual celebration has been postponed to July 23 due to the global pandemic, local residents and institutions are banding together to commemorate the April 23 […]