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    Emirates reopens dedicated First Class Lounge in Dubai Airport to serve increased premium demand

    The post Emirates reopens dedicated First Class Lounge in Dubai Airport to serve increased premium demand appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates has re-opened its dedicated First Class Lounge at Dubai International (DXB) Concourse B to serve the growing volume of premium customers travelling from and through Emirates’ hub, as more markets around the world ease restrictions and put in place protocols that enable international travel. The airline will also continue to operate its Business Class Lounge in Concourse B which has been opened since July 2020 for First and Business Class travellers as well as eligible Skywards members. With comprehensive bio-safety protocols in place, customers…

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    Aurora Expeditions charts new course

    The post Aurora Expeditions charts new course appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Australia’s Aurora Expeditions is charting a new course in expedition travel to ensure clarity, commitment and care for its loyal guests, crew and travel trade partners. The world’s leading polar expeditions operator has postponed the start of its potential spring and summer 2021 sailing season from Australia until there is greater clarity on travel start dates but remains committed to operating a full Antarctic Peninsula programme starting in November 2021. Guests who have booked a voyage as part of the Australian spring/summer 2021 sailing programme will be able to get a full refund or…

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    India registers over 2.6 lakh domestic air travellers

    The post India registers over 2.6 lakh domestic air travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. According to the data released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation in India, on 30 June, as many as 2,61,753 passengers boarded flights across the country. On the same day, 2,562 flight movements took place. Interestingly, more than 1.3 lakh passengers boarded 1,283 flights, revealed a tweet by union aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri. Stating the number of passengers, Puri highlighted that all domestic flights have been operating with strict Covid-19 protocols. It is to note that with the second wave of Coronavirus infection wreaking havoc, domestic travel remained in the…

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    Thomas Cook India sets sights on India’s student segment, unveils Study Buddy programme

    The post Thomas Cook India sets sights on India’s student segment, unveils Study Buddy programme appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Displaying keen appetite in India’s high growth international education segment, Thomas Cook (India), India’s leading integrated travel services company, has announced its Study Buddy programme – with special offers on all student remittances made until 30 September 2021. With Indian students having lost out on their academic year due to the pandemic, 2021 has witnessed a significant resurgence in the overseas study opportunity. The increasing uptick in admissions for the upcoming semester commencing July-August 2021, offers Thomas Cook India strong potential. To maximise on this opportunity,…

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    A fifth optimistic about holidaying abroad in 2021

    The post A fifth optimistic about holidaying abroad in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A fifth (21%) plan to holiday abroad this year, with 10% planning to do so in the summer and 11% planning to in the autumn, according to a new Opinium survey of people who have hired a car by iCarhireinsurance.com. This compares to over half (53%) who think they will next travel abroad in 2022, rising to 60% of 18 – 34s compared with 47% of over 55s. However, 14% do not see themselves travelling abroad until 2023; and one in ten (10%) do not see themselves travelling abroad ever again.…