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Heathrow to give Government COVID testing data

Heathrow to give Government COVID testing data

Heathrow’s workforce has stepped up and taken part in three rapid point of care COVID-19 testing trials, doing their bit to get aviation back flying again. The findings from the trials are being evaluated and will be shared with Government as Ministers consider how testing could provide a safe alternative to blanket quarantine in certain […]

UNWTO new data shows 93% reduction in tourism arrivals

UNWTO new data shows 93% reduction in tourism arrivals

UNWTO did a surprising approach and is currently meeting with 170 delegates from 24 countries in Georgia to conduct the agency’s 112th Executive Council meeting. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization  (UNWTO) showing the severe impact of a reduction of 93% in international tourism arrivals around the world comparing 2020 and […]

Iceland to register travellers’ biometric data

Iceland to register travellers’ biometric data

Iceland’s government will launch border surveillance technology created by IDEMIA company, from 2022,  which will record entry and exit information on every person outside the Schengen Zone wishing to visit Iceland. The new system, which among other things, protects Schengen Zone’s external borders will record entry and exit data of travellers, through fingerprints and facial […]

UNWTO and Expedia join hands to share data and insights for tourism recovery

UNWTO and Expedia join hands to share data and insights for tourism recovery

The UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) will work alongside the Expedia Group to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them collaborate on a range of topics, with the common goal […]

PATA: SMEs must leverage data and technology to ease COVID-19 pressures

PATA: SMEs must leverage data and technology to ease COVID-19 pressures

Digitalization and innovation are key for SMEs survival as the travel industry emerges from COVID-19’s impact according to a report by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), revealed at the World Travel Market today. PATA’s research report “The role of Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) in supporting Asia-Pacific SMEs in Recovery” aims to provide insights to […]

Latest Data On The Risk Of Catching COVID While Flying

Latest Data On The Risk Of Catching COVID While Flying

Freedman found that over the course of three weeks, Emirates flew five flights which had a combined 58 COVID positive passengers on board, yet no other passenger contracted the virus. There were an estimated 1500-2000 passengers on these flights, and the flights were in air for 8 hours.  Other Risks To Consider Though the data […]

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