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    Travellers lend support to protect Seychelles’ environment

    The post Travellers lend support to protect Seychelles’ environment appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Travizory presented The Republic of the Seychelles with SCR 1,229,540 million (USD 58071.96) for the Environment Trust Fund, thanks to the generosity of travellers visiting the country. Travizory’s cutting edge Health Travel Authorization module, part of its wider Visitor Management Platform (VMP), was instrumental in the controlled growth of Seychelles’ international arrivals since 15 September, 2020. The module provides local authorities with a platform to approve travellers to enter the country safely and confidently while reducing the risk of translocation of COVID-19 to the Seychelles. It also provides travellers an opportunity to…

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    Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali

    The post Going local! Discova unveils new project to support farmers in Bali appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With a long-standing commitment to generate alternative income for the communities they work with, Discova has unveiled a new project to support the local communities of the region in Bali. As a part of their broader objectives to ensure that tourism has a greater impact on communities, they have now initiated a project to help develop an organic farming project in cooperation with the villagers in Bali.   Where it all started In Manggis village in Bali, Indonesia, the villagers’ primary source of income is farming rice. Therefore,…

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    Expedia TAAP unveils new measures to support partners

    The post Expedia TAAP unveils new measures to support partners appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), unlocking the power of Expedia Group for partners globally, announced it will extend its package rates to all Expedia TAAP partners, as well as guarantee the retention of their 2020 tier – Platinum, Gold, or Silver  – through to the end of 2021. Both initiatives are designed to support the travel agent community that has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the last year. “As a partner to thousands of travel agents – big and small – across the world, we know they have a…

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    Tripadvisor launches live sentiment dashboard to support global tourism recovery

    The post Tripadvisor launches live sentiment dashboard to support global tourism recovery appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tripadvisor has announced the arrival of a live data intelligence dashboard available to destination marketing organisations (DMOs), powered by Tourism Sentiment Index. This offering is part of Tripadvisor’s wider suite of data intelligence products for DMOs, known as the Tripadvisor Insights Platform. The live dashboard provides clients with essential word-of-mouth insights about destinations, combining Tripadvisor’s unmatched reach and traveller behaviour insights with Tourism Sentiment Index’s industry-leading sentiment technology. The Tripadvisor Insights Platform is a collection of measurement and insights tools intended to help partners in the travel and tourism…

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    Travel with pride: 5 ways to support LGBTQ+ travellers

    The post Travel with pride: 5 ways to support LGBTQ+ travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. 95% of LGBTQ+ travellers have hidden their sexual orientation on a business trip to protect their own safety. A shocking stat that shows not only how laws and attitudes in some countries continue to affect the ease of travel, but also a potential lack of employer support. Many companies currently have inadequate support systems in place with considerations for LGBTQ+ travellers covered by just 9% of travel policies. LGBTQ+ travellers can face unique challenges when travelling abroad – many countries do not legally recognise same-sex marriage and more than seventy…