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    Singapore Airlines rolls out Kris+ lifestyle app in India with 32 local partners

    The post Singapore Airlines rolls out Kris+ lifestyle app in India with 32 local partners appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Singapore Airlines has rolled out its recently launched lifestyle app Kris+ in India. The app is an innovative platform that brings payment, lifestyle and rewards services together under one umbrella for its customers. In India, Kris+ combines the best in dining, retail and entertainment discounts, which will allow KrisFlyer members to get the most out of their membership even without flying. Kris+ launches with 32 local partners across more than 1,500 outlets in the country, providing customised deals with privileges especially curated for our customers. More…

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    Health passport app to roll out with 20 airlines

    The post Health passport app to roll out with 20 airlines appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Around 20 airlines will from March begin trialling an IATA app that allows passengers to securely store and share the Covid-19 vaccine and test records they need to travel internationally. Will health apps be crucial to convincing governments to reopen borders? The industry body announced its digital health passport in November and believes it will be a vital tool in convincing governments to unlock their borders and allowing “seamless” journeys as flying picks up again. IATA is working at “full capacity” to roll out the Travel Pass and talking to…

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    Things we should know about IATA’s Travel Pass app

    The post Things we should know about IATA’s Travel Pass app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. You have probably heard by now about the IATA Travel Pass, I have published a few stories about it and in the past few weeks with the vaccination rolling in Australia, it has been over the news as the “vaccine passport” or “immunity passport”. After all, these digital health passports will likely be a crucial part of the travel industry as it rebounds. Right now, the government provides a physical vaccination card that tells you key facts about your inoculation, including the date you received the vaccine and the type…

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    Singapore Airlines pilots IATA’s travel pass app

    The post Singapore Airlines pilots IATA’s travel pass app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be the world’s first airline to pilot the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Travel Pass mobile application for digital health verification, starting with passengers travelling from Singapore to London from 15 to 28 March 2021. This marks the second phase of SIA’s digital health verification process trials, which is based on the IATA Travel Pass framework. Passengers with mobile phones running on Apple’s iOS operating system will be invited to download the IATA Travel Pass app, and create a digital ID comprising their profile photo and passport information.…

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    OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app

    The post OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In the wake of the second wave of the pandemic in India, OYO has rolled out VaccinAid, a vaccine visibility initiative to drive awareness and social reinforcement among small and medium hotels and homes to get vaccinated against COVID-19. OYO also believes that vaccine visibility will be a key factor to build trust and confidence among consumers when they are ready to travel again. Therefore, promoting vaccination as a cause is very important to the impacted tourism and travel industry. With this initiative, OYO has become the first app in…