WTTC Unveils ‘Safe Travels’ Protocols to Restart Sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global travel and tourism private sector, has unveiled a range of new worldwide measures to restart the sector.
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MGM Releases Safety Plan for Re-opening

MGM Resorts International has released a report outlining the comprehensive health and safety protocols it is putting in place prior to re-opening its domestic properties.
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Orlando Ashford Will Depart Holland America

Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America, has announced that he will be leaving the company at the end of May.

AIC Hotel Group Implements Enhanced Protocols

AIC Hotel Group announced the implementation of enhanced operational protocols across its brands at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels, UNICO 20 ̊87 ̊ Hotel Riviera Mayaand Nobu Hotel Los Cabos.

Rick Meadows Retires from Seabourn and Carnival Corp.

After 35 years with Carnival Corporation, Richard Meadows will be retiring from Seabourn at the end of May.

HEI Hotels & Resorts’ Initiative to Protect Guests of COVID-19 Pandemic

HEI Hotels & Resorts, a leading hospitality investment and management company, has completed a comprehensive initiative to protect the health and safety of hotel guests and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Blue Diamond Resorts Prepares for Guests to Return

Blue Diamond Resorts is preparing for guests to return by using this time to enhance their health, safety and cleanliness protocols to ensure each resort can provide a relaxing, luxurious Safety-Assured Vacation. 

Delta to Temporarily Consolidate Operations

Delta has announced that it will temporarily suspend service at 10 stations in markets with more than one Delta-served airport.
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Globus Suspends Worldwide Travel Through August

The Globus family of brands, which includes Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways, is suspending travel worldwide through Aug. 31, 2020, with the exception of travel within the United States.

Frontier Announces Temperature Checks Before Boarding

Frontier Airlines will begin to implement temperature screenings for all passengers and team members prior to boarding flights.

The New Travel Landscape

The resounding message that has echoed throughout the travel & tourism industry in the last couple of months is that we will come out of this crisis stronger than ever. 

Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Germany & Europe in June

Starting in June, Lufthansa, Eurowings and SWISS will be offering monthly flight schedules to more destinations in Germany and Europe than in the past few weeks

RIU Hotels & Resorts Implements 17 Protocols to Guide Operations Post Coronavirus

RIU Hotels & Resorts has been working for several weeks to create a total of 17 protocols that will serve to guide operations in the hotels when they reopen post-COVID.
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Palladium Hotel Group’s Guidelines for a Safe Vacation Post Pandemic

Palladium Hotel Group released a brochure today detailing their steps to provide guests a safe and worry-free vacation post the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Holland America Line Extends Its Pause Of Cruise Operations

With travel restrictions still in place due to global health concerns, Holland America Line is extending its pause of global cruise operations.

AmaWaterways Extends Suspension of Sailings (Updated)

AmaWaterways has extended suspensions for river cruise sailings embarking through June 30, 2020.

Seabourn Extends Pause to Operations into Oct, Nov

Seabourn has announced that it will extend the voluntary pause of operations for its five cruise ships, each having a different “effective through” date.
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Airlines Clarify Face Mask Rules for F&B

Airlines have provided additional clarity on how new face mask requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic will impact food and beverage service.
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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. Secures $2 Billion

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (the Company) today announced it successfully secured over $2 billion of additional liquidity in response to impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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Safe Stay Guidelines to Prepare America’s Hotels to Welcome Guests

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today introduced Safe Stay, an industry-wide, enhanced standard of health and safety protocols designed to prepare America’s hotels to safely welcome back guests and employees as the economy reopens post the Coronavirus lockdown.