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    World’s top 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines

    The post World’s top 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency has named its Top Twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance. In alphabetical order, they are Air Baltic, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, AirAsia, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Eva Air, Japan Airlines, Jetblue, KLM, Korean Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Qatar Airways and Westjet. According to Airlineratings.com, Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas these airlines have gone above and beyond in the protection of passengers or in adding flexibility to travel. “Äll these airlines have been trendsetters in…

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    India, Maldives sign 5 deals, EAM hands over 1 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines | World News

    India and the Maldives on Saturday signed five agreements, including one for a $25-million line of credit for development of roads, as visiting external affairs minister S Jaishankar handed over 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to the Indian Ocean archipelago. Jaishankar held talks with Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid as he began a two-day visit to review bilateral ties and development cooperation. Jaishankar also offered a $40-million line of credit to support the development of sports infrastructure in Maldives, one of the biggest beneficiaries of Indian assistance in the neighbourhood. This is Jaishankar’s second foreign visit this year, and the trip will also take him to Mauritius on February 22.…

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    Global economy could lose over USD 4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

    The post Global economy could lose over USD 4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than USD 4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according to an UNCTAD report published on 30 June. The estimated loss has been caused by the pandemic’s direct impact on tourism and its ripple effect on other sectors closely linked to it. The report, jointly presented with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), says international tourism and its closely linked sectors suffered an estimated…

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    Thailand further relaxes COVID-19 measures ahead July reopening

    The post Thailand further relaxes COVID-19 measures ahead July reopening appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Effective from 21 June 2021, updated COVID-19 measures were officially announced in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on the 19th in preparation for the reopening of pilot destinations to international tourism. Face masks The mask mandate requiring everyone in Thailand to ‘always correctly and properly wear sanitary or fabric face masks outside their residence or accommodation’ remains compulsory in public places nationwide. TAT would like to remind everyone that face masks should be worn at all times for both your personal safety and for those around you. Dine-in at restaurants/food and…

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    Maldives officials discussing plans to offer COVID-19 vaccines to tourists

    CDC greenlights domestic travel for fully vaccinated people The new guidelines say vaccinated travelers are less likely to get and spread the virus, but the CDC still recommends safety measures like wearing a mask, social distancing and hand washing. MALÉ, Maldives – COVID-19 vaccines offer strong protection against the disease that has rocked life on this planet for the last year, but some people need a little more incentive. Some employers are rewarding workers who take the vaccine. Krispy Kreme is offering a free doughnut to anyone who presents a valid vaccination card. The Atlanta Braves are vaccinating fans who attend the May 7 and 8 games against the Philadelphia…