As the world begins to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more destinations are welcoming back visitors. Airlines, hotels, resorts and ground handlers have invested heavily in health and safety protocols and are eager to welcome travellers back.
Travel advisories from governments in Canada, the U.S. and countries around the world warning against non-essential travel amid the coronavirus pandemic set off a domino effect of operations suspensions for seemingly every supplier in the travel industry.
Much has been said in recent weeks about health and safety in the travel industry, with airlines, cruise lines, tour operators and hotels implementing new protocols designed specifically to protect customers from COVID-19. But what about travel agencies?
Putting competition aside, Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH). have teamed up to develop enhanced health and safety cruise standards that would be open to any company to adopt.
If you're looking to explore Canada this summer, you'll first have to navigate the fluctuating patchwork of travel restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus throughout the country.