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    Etihad Airways vaccinates frontline staff against Covid-19

    The post Etihad Airways vaccinates frontline staff against Covid-19 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Etihad Airways has claimed to be the first airline in the world to have vaccinated all operating pilots and cabin crew against Covid-19. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “We proactively made the vaccine available to all our employees to not only help combat the effects of Covid-19 but to make travellers feel confident and reassured the next time they fly with us. “We are the only airline in the world to make Covid-19 testing mandatory for every passenger and crew member before every flight and now, we…

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    Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed

    The post Swan Hellenic among first cruises where COVID vaccinations for all ship’s staff is needed appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Swan Hellenic announced that it has introduced valid Covid-19 vaccination as a pre-embarkation medical requirement for all ship’s staff and crew. The vaccination cycle will be carried out at recruitment centres or in the home countries of the crew members in accordance with current local guidelines and approved medical protocols. This decisive action to protect staff and guests on the iconic cultural expedition cruise pioneer’s new ice-class ships completes an industry-leading package of health measures to ensure a safe environment on board. First and foremost,…

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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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    Australian IPL players and support staff might fly off to Maldives in bid to get home | Cricket News

    NEW DELHI: With their country shut for all those flying from India, the now suspended IPL’s Australian contingent, comprising players, support staff and commentators, is expected to head to Maldives before taking a connecting flight for home. The IPL was “indefinitely suspended” on Tuesday after multiple cases of COVID-19 emerged from Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings. There are 14 Australian players along with coaches and commentators who might now take a detour as the Australian government has imposed strict sanctions for people returning from India. “A mass exodus of Australian players, coaches and support staff to the Maldives is the expected remedy to a…

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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…