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.

Royal Caribbean Updates Its Corporate Identity

Royal Caribbean updates its corporate identity and will be now known as Royal Caribbean Group.

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.

American Queen Steamboat Company Helps Frontline Workers

American Queen Steamboat Company has announced the American Countess Unsung Heroes Contest which recognizes frontline workers responding to COVID-19.
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Pleasant Holidays Extends Car Rental Offer

Pleasant Holidays and its luxury brand, Journese, has extended the booking window for its free 3-day Hertz car rental promotion to Sept. 6, 2020.
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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.
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Jamaica Inn Welcomes Back Guests

Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is set to open its doors on July 31, 2020, with new sanitary protocols and a reopening offer.
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Mondrian Park Avenue Announces Reopening

Mondrian Park Avenue has reopened its doors with a new culinary pop-up by Chef Rocco DiSpirito and enhanced health and cleanliness protocols.

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.

Orlando Theme Parks Cancel Halloween Festivities

Both Walt Disney World Resort Orlando and Universal Orlando Resort have decided to cancel this year's Halloween celebrations—Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween and Halloween Horror Nights due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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3 More Destinations Receive Safe Travels Stamp

Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda have been added as the latest destinations to begin using to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Work from Home Upgrade with Bermuda’s One Year Residential Certificate

Now, your clients can upgrade their work from home scenario as Bermuda has announced a new legislation—a new One Year Residential Certificate policy—where non-Bermudians can research, study or work from the island for a 12-month period.
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Rocky Mountaineer Suspends Remainder of 2020 Travel

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and continued government travel and health restrictions, Rocky Mountaineer will suspend the remainder of its 2020 travel season.

Crystal Unveils Crystal Clean+ Protocols

Crystal has revealed details of its health and safety protocols to be implemented on Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony once they resume sailing.

United Airlines Requiring Masks in Airports

United has announced that customers will be required to wear a face covering in the airports where the airline operates around the world.
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Face Masks in Hotels Now a Must

Major hotel chains are now requiring face masks, a mandate part of the Safe Stay Guest Checklist released by AHLA.

Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Complete Merger

Eldorado Resorts has acquired Caesars Entertainment Corporation creating the largest casino and entertainment company in the United States.

Bahamas Closes Borders to U.S. Travelers

Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in the United States, as well as an uptick in cases in The Bahamas, borders have been closed to U.S. tourists.