WTTC Guidelines for Travel in the New Normal

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out its new guidelines, Safe & Seamless Travel, including testing and tracing, following medical evidence, to ensure people can enjoy safe travels in the new normal.
American Express

Amex GBT Launches Travel Vitals

American Express Global Business Travel has launched Travel Vitals, a comprehensive resource for travelers looking for the latest travel risk updates related to COVID-19.

Mexico Embraces the New Normal

As the world slowly reopens for travel, new protocols abound, making travel look and feel quite a bit different than what travelers have been used to when heading to Mexico.

The Caribbean is Welcoming Back Travelers

During last month’s Apple Leisure Group Vacations (ALGV) press conference, the resounding message was that beaches are still the most desired destination for American travelers for their next leisure trip.

Safety is Top of Mind for Cruise Lines

In this new sailing landscape, cruise lines are keeping safety top of mind, with new protocols that affect the entire sailing experience, but will instill confidence in your clients when cruising is back 100 percent. 

Educating Clients is Key as the U.S. Reopens

As hotels, destinations and attractions across the U.S. start to reopen, they’re depending on travel advisors to help educate travelers on vacationing in the new normal.

Carnival Sets New Ship Deliveries & Itineraries

Carnival announces revisions to the delivery of Mardi Gras and Carnival Radiance, plus new itineraries for Carnival Breeze and Carnival Magic.

Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line Partner for New Health and Safety Standards on...

Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings have created the Healthy Sail Panel to create new health and safety protocols.

Costa Cruises Extends Pause Until August 15

Costa Cruises is extending its operations halt until August 15, 2020, and is cancelling all cruises in northern Europe for the remainder of the 2020 summer season.

Breezes Resort & Spa – Bahamas Opens

Breezes Resort & Spa - Bahamas officially reopened yesterday—July 1—as The Bahamas begins to again accept commercial flights and international travelers.
Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Reopens with a Focus on Health and Safety Protocols

Hotels and beaches in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, are reopening with a focus on health and safety protocols, and a Safe Travels stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council.
puerto rico

Puerto Rico Announces New Protocols for Inbound Travelers

Puerto Rico is planning to reopen for inbound travel on July 15. However, a new executive order was just announced for the island detailing new protocols for travelers.

44 Percent of Americans are Planning Leisure Travel in 2020

You might be wondering where your clients will be comfortable traveling to, once travel picks up again, and what they would feel most comfortable doing. The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) conducted a survey where they found that only 44 percent of Americans are planning overnight vacation or leisure travel in 2020.
austin adventures

Austin Adventures’ Webinar on Travel Post COVID-19

Austin Adventures' CEO Dan Austin and President Kasey Austin will co-host a master webinar regarding travel during and after COVID-19. Topics will include the future of Domestic and International travel, Custom Adventures, Exclusive Adventures, and Home Stays.

2 Cruise Lines Extend Suspensions

Two more cruise lines extend their suspensions, one through Spring of 2021 and one through end of August.
South Africa

South Africa Slowly Reopens

South Africa is looking at September as the target date for the reopening of international tourism to the country and releases a survey about demand.

Grenada Takes a More Cautious Approach to Welcoming U.S. Travelers

Grenada is now taking a more cautious approach in allowing visitors from the U.S. in to the island, and the reopening of the country’s borders.

New Hotel Opens in Milwaukee as City Takes Center Stage

The Renaissance Milwaukee West Hotel is slated to open in August just in time for the Democratic National Convention (DNC), scheduled for August 17-20.

Belize to Reopen in August

The Philip Goldson International airport (BZE) will reopen on August 15, 2020, enabling travel to return to Belize with specific protocols and guidelines in place.
Atlantic City

Atlantic City Reopening

As New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy allows the reopening of Atlantic City casinos, Hard Rock, Borgata, Bally’s, Caesars, & Harrah’s Resorts are swinging open their doors.