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    How insurance sector should change for post-Brexit business travel

    The post How insurance sector should change for post-Brexit business travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The travel insurance sector needs to evolve to address the changes in the business travel sector brought on by Brexit and the pandemic, says Emanuele Scansani, director of partnerships and strategic relations at Riskline. With Brexit rendering the EHIC invalid, British travel insurers will no doubt see travel insurance uptake surge as UK travellers, who previously relied on the EHIC, begin to purchase travel insurance for their European business trips. Arguably, many travellers were already considering separate travel insurance arrangements due to the increased awareness of health risks brought about…

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    Brits seek adventure and change

    The post Brits seek adventure and change appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The pandemic has created a nation of adventurers, it appears, as new research has revealed that four in five Brits (81%) plan on heading to brand-new places when international travel opens up, open to being flexible with their holiday destinations rather than returning to locations they have visited before. The study of 1,000 UK holidaymakers, carried out by Holiday Extras – the UK market leader in holiday extras such as airport parking, airport hotels, lounges and travel insurance – found that people planning on visiting somewhere new wanted to enjoy a change of scenery…

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    How the pandemic will forever change the airport experience

    The post How the pandemic will forever change the airport experience appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As we are now rolling into the vaccination phase 1b which will have approximately 6 million Australians vaccinated, people will have more confidence in travel, even though domestically for the time being, until the international borders will open again hopefully has the government has already indicated, by October 2021. As air travel experiences a resurgence, which means airports are slowly coming back to life, however, the passenger experience will look significantly different from the pre-pandemic time. There will be less human interaction, and certain pandemic precautions could stay in place…

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    Can the Maldives be saved from climate change? | International | Travel

    n 2009, the former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, held a cabinet meeting underwater ahead of that year’s UN climate change conference in Copenhagen. It was a cry for help, a raising of the alarm for a country under threat. When asked what would happen if the conference failed, Nasheed responded simply: “We are going to die.” The same year, Nasheed’s government also announced plans to become the first carbon neutral country by the year 2020, but in 2012 he was ousted in a coup, and successive administrations scrapped the plan. Now, years of political upheaval, alleged corruption, money laundering and abuses of power have hindered much of the…