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    Aurora becomes newest global partner of powerhouse luxury travel network Virtuoso

    The post Aurora becomes newest global partner of powerhouse luxury travel network Virtuoso appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Australia’s award-winning adventure cruise company Aurora Expeditions has joined forces with travel’s leading luxury network Virtuoso as one of the newest suppliers of its exclusive global preferred partner portfolio to expand and reach a new global audience. Innovators in small-group, expedition-style travel, Aurora Expeditions travels to some of the most incredible places on Earth offering guests the chance to explore some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. This remarkable ‘by-invitation-only’ partnership brings Aurora Expeditions together with Virtuoso’s incomparable list of travel advisors in Asia-Pacific and expands it to…

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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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    UNWTO sets stage for 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit in Italy

    The post UNWTO sets stage for 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit in Italy appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The 1st Global Youth Tourism Summit from 23-25 August 2021 in Sorrento in Italy will be the first of this kind at the global level, allowing young participants to be part of a unique experience, aiming to promote youth engagement in the tourism sector and empower younger generations in driving a more sustainable world. The summit is organised by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism Italy and the Italian National Tourism Board, and has been placed by the Italian government in the…

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    Sabre pairs with GOPASS Global to reduce travel risks and enhance travel confidence

    The post Sabre pairs with GOPASS Global to reduce travel risks and enhance travel confidence appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Sabre has partnered with travel risk management platform GOPASS Global to help deliver its game-changing COVID-19 biosecurity risk analytics capabilities to the travel industry. GOPASS Global solutions support both corporate and leisure travellers to recommence travel with confidence through the use of advanced analytics to deliver a single view of all the biosecurity risk elements of a trip. Joining the Sabre Developer Partner platform will help GOPASS Global to further improve its competitive position in the global travel marketplace, while further expanding Sabre’s innovative open platform,…

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    81% of global leaders feel business travel to be more important than ever now

    The post 81% of global leaders feel business travel to be more important than ever now appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Only 24 months ago, business travel was synonymous with global corporations and senior executives’ roles. During the global lockdowns, companies have experienced the direct impact of no travel or in-person meetings on their business functions and operations. In new research from VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, in association with WSJ Intelligence, that impact is quantified for the first time. For The Future of Business Travel report over 200 high-level company executives in the US, EMEA and APAC were surveyed about the…