CLIA Announces Third Voluntary Suspension of U.S. Cruise Operations

CLIA has announced that its ocean-going cruise line members have agreed to voluntarily suspend U.S. cruise operations until at least  Oct. 31, 2020.

ALTOUR Launches Health & Safety Hotline

Business travel management company ALTOUR has launched a new Health & Safety Hotline to provide its customers with expert health and safety mitigation advice.

Crystal Cancels Sailings Thru December 2020

Due to COVID-19, Crystal Cruises has decided to cancel all sailings through 2020, with Expedition Voyages cancelled thru May 1, 2021.

Allianz Travel’s Data Finds Traveler Interest in Domestic Travel

Allianz Travel's customer data finds strong interest in resuming domestic travel with hotels and resorts being the top choice for accommodations.
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MSC Cruises’ Health & Safety Protocols

MSC Cruises revealed the details of the company’s comprehensive health and safety protocols that has been developed to support the restart of operations in the Mediterranean.

Hurtigruten Temporarily Suspends Expedition Cruises

Thirty-six crew members and several guests have tested positive for COVID-19 on board a Hurtigruten expedition cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen. 

EU Extends Its Ban on U.S. Citizens

The European Union (EU) has extended its travel ban on U.S. citizens again as COVID-19 infections continue to rise in the United States.

Delta: Flexibility When Flying

Delta is continuing to double down on their mission to make it easier for customers to book, change or cancel their travel plans, and to fly comfortably with more space for safer travel.
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Post-COVID-19, Travel Advisors Initiate New Business Protocols

Travel advisors have learned a lot from the experiences surrounding the COVID-19 crisis and the impact on their business.

Carnival and WTTC Partner for COVID-19 Science Summit

A COVID-19 Global Science Summit sponsored by Carnival Corporation and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) offered glimmers of hope.

Norwegian Extends Suspension of Voyages

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) has extended its suspension of voyages to include all itineraries between Oct. 1 and Oct 31., 2020.
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Victory Cruise Lines Releases New Health and Safety Protocols 

Victory Cruise Lines, operated by American Queen Steamboat Company, a Hornblower Family Company, has created enhanced health and safety protocols to keep guests, crew and the communities the vessels visit safe in the face of COVID-19.

WTTC Calls for COVID-19 Testing at Airports

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for governments to implement comprehensive testing facilities at airports.
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Saint Lucia Reinforces Mandatory Travel Protocol

Three weeks after welcoming the first international flight since borders closed due to COVID-19, the government of Saint Lucia is reinforcing its mandatory travel protocol messaging and has launched an informative video featuring on-island footage of the actual visitor travel experience.

Yucatan Boosts Tourism Reactivation

Yucatan's tourism is set to receive a boost with the new Wayam Mundo Imperial hotel and the reactivation of low-cost air carrier Volaris.

Bahamas Reverses Ban on U.S. Travelers

Less than a week after closing its border due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Bahamas is reopening with special conditions in place.

Travel CEOs Urge Federal Action on COVID-19 Testing

Fourteen CEOs of America's most recognizable travel-related companies sent a letter to the president and congressional leaders Monday stating that more and better COVID-19 testing is an indispensable component of jumpstarting travel.

Colombia Plans for Reopening Post-COVID-19

Colombia shares its plans for reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, as the government is hopeful it will be able to reopen in the coming months.
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Bally’s Las Vegas Reopens

Bally’s Las Vegas has reopened following the successful closing of the merger between Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment.
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U.S. Virgin Islands Launches Online Portal to Prescreen All Travelers

The U.S. Virgin Islands has launched an online travel portal to combat COVID-19 spread in the Territory and keep residents and visitors safe.