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Self-drive vacations to lead the way in early tourism recovery

Self-drive vacations to lead the way in early tourism recovery

Self-drive holidays in Malaysia and Thailand are expected to see a strong revival as local residents seek safer forms of travel in the early days of tourism recovery. After nearly two months of curfews and travel restrictions, Thai FITs are raring to head out again and the most eye-catching destinations ...

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Wealthy travelers are starting to book year-end vacations

These very socially distant safaris start at $60,000 per person. Since early May, Roar has sold them to a half-dozen groups for the year-end “festive” season and beyond.   “I would never have thought to put it out there [during normal times],” says Roar chief executive Deborah Calmeyer, because of the additional cost of ...

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EU unveils plans to save vacations and avoid a lost summer

EU unveils plans to save vacations and avoid a lost summer

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union unveiled Wednesday its plan to help citizens across the 27 nations salvage their summer vacations after months of tough coronavirus confinement and to hopefully resurrect Europe’s badly battered tourism industry. Around 150,000 people have died across Europe and Britain since the virus surfaced in ...

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Where are travelers going on vacation this summer?

Where are travelers going on vacation this summer?

On July 24, 2019, after years of prosperity and growth, global aviation hit a new milestone: In a one-day record, more than 225,000 flights criss-crossed the world, as summer vacationers and business travelers journeyed from one corner of the globe to the next.  What a difference a year makes. At ...

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Unique Vacations Names New CEO

Unique Vacations Names New CEO

  Unique Vacations, the affiliate of the worldwide representatives for Sandals and Beaches Resorts, has named a new chief executive officer.  Veteran travel executive Jeff Clarke has been tapped to succeed Tammy Gonzalez, who announced her retirement this week.  “Very few people get the opportunity to be part of something ...

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