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Singapore could relax curbs for vaccinated travellers as World Economic Forum nears

Singapore could relax curbs for vaccinated travellers as World Economic Forum nears

Singapore has said it will consider relaxing travel restrictions for people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, including for those planning to visit the city-state for the World Economic Forum (WEF) in May. The annual gathering has been moved from its usual home in Davos, Switzerland, because of virus fears in Europe. The Southeast Asian […]

US hotel industry: Economic and human struggle 6 months into COVID-19 pandemic

US hotel industry: Economic and human struggle 6 months into COVID-19 pandemic

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today released an analysis on the economic and human struggle of the hotel industry six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, with millions of employees still furloughed or laid off and travel demand lagging far behind normal levels. Key findings of the report include: • Four out of 10 […]

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA: The UK’s economic recovery will be dependent on a strong travel and tourism industry

ABTA has announced that it believes the travel industry has had no opportunity to recover since the start of the pandemic, as new figures reveal that despite the opening of travel corridors – 9 in 10 (91%) holidays in July and August were changed or cancelled due to restrictions. The lack of an opportunity to […]

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