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    IATA Economics’ shows differences of the operating conditions

    The post IATA Economics’ shows differences of the operating conditions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Over the last months, the recovery of air passenger demand has been mainly driven by domestic markets that have mostly remained unaffected by travel restrictions.  In the meantime, international travel was restricted by most countries and governments are only starting to relax those restrictions as they vaccinate their populations and stabilize the epidemiological situation, like Europe and the US. Therefore, our expectation is that in the near future, airlines’ operating conditions will be determined by two factors: 1. The availability of domestic markets that they can rely on and 2. The…

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    Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com

    The post Dragon Boat Festival’s booking data shows steady domestic recovery in China: Trip.com appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Trip.com Group has released its 2021 Dragon Boat festival data highlights, which reveal a continuing stable recovery of China’s domestic travel market over the recent three-day national holiday. More than half of tourists chose short haul trips over the Dragon Boat Festival. The average train time was 2 hours and 13 minutes and an average distance travelled of 338 kilometers. Over 80% of high-speed railway trips were made by users aged between 18-35 years old. Data shows that travel peaked on the first day of the holiday,…

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    Delta CEO Shows Employees Why 2021 Will Be Another Difficult Year

    The post Delta CEO Shows Employees Why 2021 Will Be Another Difficult Year appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Running what was one of the world’s top-performing airlines by revenue through the middle of a pandemic – something the industry has never experienced– meant a lot of revaluation and reconstruction. Now, as the airline works to chart a path forward, a memo from CEO Ed Bastian shows the airline expects a rocky road ahead. Traditionally, at the start of each new calendar year, airlines chart a path forward for the next 12 months and try to share that vision with their staff and customers. This year, those…

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    Reunite: New WTTC campaign shows importance of international travel to people

    The post Reunite: New WTTC campaign shows importance of international travel to people appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A new campaign has been launched by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling on governments around the world to restart international travel and enable the world to ‘Reunite’ once again. After more than a year of lockdowns around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the new campaign will showcase the importance international travel has on individuals and businesses. It will also encourage travellers to share with the world the positive impact travel makes to their lives and mental well-being. Through its social media channels, ‘Reunite’…

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    OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app

    The post OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In the wake of the second wave of the pandemic in India, OYO has rolled out VaccinAid, a vaccine visibility initiative to drive awareness and social reinforcement among small and medium hotels and homes to get vaccinated against COVID-19. OYO also believes that vaccine visibility will be a key factor to build trust and confidence among consumers when they are ready to travel again. Therefore, promoting vaccination as a cause is very important to the impacted tourism and travel industry. With this initiative, OYO has become the first app in…