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    Singapore Airlines Receives Highest Rating for Health and Safety

    The post Singapore Airlines Receives Highest Rating for Health and Safety appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Singapore Airlines has received the highest rating in a global audit of airlines’ health and safety standards amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the national carrier announced on Tuesday. The “diamond” rating is awarded to airlines that reach “hospital-grade level health safety”, according to a press release by audit organisers, the non-profit Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), and aviation marketing firm SimpliFlying. “Singapore Airlines’ commitment to customer well-being shines via a contactless journey management bolstered by best-in-class onboard hygiene,” said APEX CEO Dr. Joe Leader. The airline has invested in passengers’ wellness…

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    Cebu Pacific receives 7-star COVID safety rating

    The post Cebu Pacific receives 7-star COVID safety rating appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Philippine low-cost airline Cebu Pacific has received the highest 7-star COVID safety rating from AirlineRatings as it remains committed to providing you with safe and affordable flights this 2021. Fly with peace of mind with our new COVID Protect add-on to CEB Travelsure, for insurance coverage when it comes to COVID-related hospitalization and treatments. As people gear up for another year of making moments happen, the airline is more than ready to fly you to some of the best islands in the Philippines. Rediscover the wonders of travelling this 2021 with Bacolod,…

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    Consumer perception of travel safety reach highest levels since April 2020 with vaccines roll out

    The post Consumer perception of travel safety reach highest levels since April 2020 with vaccines roll out appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Six weeks after COVID-19 vaccine distribution began in the US, more than 50% of US adults expect to be fully vaccinated in the next six months. As a result of the vaccine rollout, the percentage of US adults feeling safe staying in a hotel and flying reach highest levels since April 2020 at 46% and 34%, respectively. Of those already vaccinated, 70% feel safe staying in a hotel and 54% feel safe flying. More than half (53%) of those already vaccinated are likely to…

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    How tech can augment safety, staff efficiency and guest satisfaction for safe experiences

    The post How tech can augment safety, staff efficiency and guest satisfaction for safe experiences appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. David Millili, CEO of Angie Hospitality talks about creating personalised guest journey with limited staff touch points. The pandemic has thrown digital transformation into overdrive for hotels around the world. With distance and limited interactions required for safe experiences, how can hotels adopt technology to assist stretched staff and boost efficiency, while at the same time making guests feel welcome? Considering 90% of guests prefer to use a mobile app to manage their stays and avoid interacting with other people, it’s critical that hotels leverage minimal-to-no-touch…

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    Korean Air receives ‘5-Star COVID Safety Rating’ from Skytrax

    The post Korean Air receives ‘5-Star COVID Safety Rating’ from Skytrax appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Korean Air has been certified as a 5-star COVID-safe airline by Skytrax, becoming one of a few global airlines to achieve recognition for COVID-19 safety standards. Since last year, Skytrax has conducted the ‘COVID-19 airline safety ratings’ through an audit that evaluates the safety and hygiene protocols introduced by airlines during the coronavirus pandemic. The 5-star rating, the highest level, recognizes the airline’s world-best quality to assure customers a safe air travel experience. In 2020, Korean Air was named as a 5-star airline in Skytrax’s ‘World Airline Star Rating’ for…