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    Flight caps to increase, hotel quarantine to remain

    The post Flight caps to increase, hotel quarantine to remain appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. After the flight caps were reduced at the last cabinet meeting early January, from next week they will be increased again for returned travellers to help get overseas Australians home, the prime minister confirmed yesterday. National Cabinet met this morning and determined the country’s hotel quarantine system would remain despite recent coronavirus transmission in the facilities. Other topics on the agenda included the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine now the doses have been secured, and how to deal with the virus long term. The point is that the vaccination program, over…

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    How hotels can increase revenue right now

    The post How hotels can increase revenue right now appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. During this time that international borders are closed to prevent another outbreak of coronavirus infection, most countries and travel companies, like hotels, rely on local tourists. However, domestic travel has one disadvantage – locals tend to spend less as compared to when they are travelling overseas. When demand is slow, every bit of revenue counts. This is when upselling comes into play. In hospitality, upselling is a technique that aims to enhance the guest experience by offering suitable room upgrades and ancillary services according to the guest personal preferences and resulting in…

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    Emirates planning to increase capacity to 70% by year-end

    The post Emirates planning to increase capacity to 70% by year-end appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Emirates has so far recovered 120 passenger destinations, despite continued Covid restrictions. Emirates is aiming to increase its capacity up to 50% in the summer, with a view to ramping that up to 70% by the winter – a “critical” period for the carrier, according to chief commercial officer Adnan Kazim. Despite the loss of key markets, including the UK, South Africa, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, to date Emirates has recovered 120 passenger destinations – 130 including cargo routes. And although the global situation remains…