Virtuoso’s July travel consumer research shows that while only one-quarter to one-third of Baby Boomer and older clients are ready to travel in these unprecedented times, a strong majority of Millennial, Generation Z and Generation X clients are ready to travel post-pandemic.
The U.S. Department of State has lifted its blanket Level 4 health advisory for global travel outside of the U.S., opting instead to assess travel advisory levels country by country, according to risk for COVID-19.
British Columbia's transport minister made an official plea to her federal counterpart Wednesday to quickly make airlines provide more details on travellers to aid contact tracing efforts that could help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Starting today, July 30, mandatory temperature screening will be implemented in phases at Canada’s 15 busiest airports, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto-Pearson and Montreal-Trudeau, says the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).
Now that Blue Cross Ontario and Blue Cross Quebec, along with B2C insurer Medipac, have introduced COVID-19 coverage into select policies, travel advisors are watching to see if others others will follow suit.
Europe’s tourism revival is running into turbulence only weeks after countries reopened their borders, with rising infections in Spain and other nations causing increasing concern among health authorities over people bringing the coronavirus home from their summer vacations.
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playa Hotels & Resorts has expanded existing guest safety procedures and developed new safety protocols for their entire portfolio of all-inclusive resorts based on guidance from global healthcare professionals, existing partnerships with Hyatt and Hilton and elevated guest expectations.