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    Tokyo 2020 tourism legacy could create some positive impacts

    The post Tokyo 2020 tourism legacy could create some positive impacts appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Although some people are opposed to holding the Tokyo Olympics, the sporting event may have a positive impact on Japan’s tourism. Ralph Hollister, travel and tourism analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The positive aspects of Tokyo 2020’s tourism legacy will offer no quick fix for the amount of investment that will be lost due to no international visitation and restricted domestic visitation. However, it offers benefits for Japan in the long-term, and will assist the nation by creating a more robust and varied tourism product for future years.” New infrastructure will…

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    This Bahamas resort is offering complimentary stays and dining credits for travellers who test Covid positive

    The post This Bahamas resort is offering complimentary stays and dining credits for travellers who test Covid positive appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Baha Mar, a leading resort destination in The Bahamas, has become the first resort to provide courtesy private jet service back to the US or a complimentary 14-day stay for guests who test positive for COVID-19 prior to departure from the resort. Baha Mar’s Travel with Confidence programme pledges that should a resort guest test positive during their stay, Baha Mar will provide courtesy suite accommodations and a daily dining credit of USD 150 per person per day, for up to 14 days…

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    Airlines will not turn cash positive until 2022, says IATA

    The post Airlines will not turn cash positive until 2022, says IATA appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021. Previous analysis (November 2020) indicated that airlines would turn cash positive in the fourth quarter of 2021. At the industry level, airlines are now not expected to be cash positive until 2022. Estimates for cash burn in 2021 have ballooned to the USD 75 billion to USD 95 billion range from a previously anticipated USD 48 billion. The following factors play into this estimate: Weak Start for…

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    OYO adds Covid positive quarantine and isolation facilities next door

    The post OYO adds Covid positive quarantine and isolation facilities next door appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In the wake of the second wave of the pandemic, there is a dire need to build capacity and support the health care system with existing infrastructure. Extending its support to India’s healthcare system and in interest of the general public, OYO has also rolled out a feature on the OYO app, wherein users can now book their quarantine stay through the app itself. Last year, to support the nation’s efforts to break the chain and flatten the curve of the virus, OYO Care tied up with several hospitals,…