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    Paysafe launches safeguarding model for travel industry globally

    The post Paysafe launches safeguarding model for travel industry globally appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Paysafe, a leading specialised payments platform, announced the global launch of its safeguarding solution for the travel industry. The new solution eliminates the need for travel operators or other travel businesses that accept payments from consumers to offer cash collateral to their acquirer to offset the risk of non-delivery of services. Instead, consumer payments are held by a third party, and released immediately and in full to the travel business upon terms agreed by the company and Paysafe being met. The safeguarding model has been created using the company’s extensive experience…

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    How airline network planning is adapting for travel industry recovery

    The post How airline network planning is adapting for travel industry recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, has released an insightful new whitepaper outlining the pioneering new methodologies it is creating to enable its airline partners to create more holistic, accurate network plans as their focus shifts from short-term planning to long-term recovery. Sabre’s latest whitepaper, The Art & Science of Airline Network Planning to Ramp up for Recovery, has been released as the airline industry turns its attention to longer term planning once more, and away from the short-term operational focus…

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    Japan to start accepting applications for vaccination passports from 26 July

    The post Japan to start accepting applications for vaccination passports from 26 July appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Japan will start accepting applications for vaccination passports from July 26 for people who have been fully inoculated against Covid-19 to travel internationally, chief cabinet secretary Katsunobu Kato said. Whether to use such certificates for domestic economic activities as business circles request is under consideration by the Japanese government, the chief cabinet secretary said, adding that people should not be discriminated against or forced unfairly due to whether they have been vaccinated or not. The vaccination certificates will be official records issued by municipalities. It will show information…

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    Qatar resume tourist and family visas from today

    The post Qatar resume tourist and family visas from today appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qatar is to resume issuing family and tourist entry visas starting on 12 July, in line with new travel and return policies and based on health ministry COVID-19 recommendations, the interior ministry said. The health ministry said in a statement that the new entry policies include providing a COVID-19 PCR test and classifying countries into three categories that would determine the quarantine policies. Entry for family visits, businessmen and tourists including GCC citizens who do not have Qatari ID numbers will be limited to vaccinated and recovered cases. All those who…

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    UNWTO launches digital tools to revitalise tourism

    The post UNWTO launches digital tools to revitalise tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with MUST Travel & Tech to place a digital tool at the service of tourism, allowing users to share their experiences to promote the reactivation of the sector with a view to sustainability. Presented during the UNWTO Mayors’ Forum in Porto, Portugal, the tool is an opportunity for the advancement of smart cities, as well as destinations that incorporate technology and innovation in their development. Already operating in 60 countries, MUST aggregates all the information of interest to travellers in one place. By also integrating…