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    World’s top 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines

    The post World’s top 20 Covid-19 compliant airlines appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Airlineratings.com, the world’s only safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency has named its Top Twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance. In alphabetical order, they are Air Baltic, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, AirAsia, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Eva Air, Japan Airlines, Jetblue, KLM, Korean Airlines, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Qatar Airways and Westjet. According to Airlineratings.com, Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas these airlines have gone above and beyond in the protection of passengers or in adding flexibility to travel. “Äll these airlines have been trendsetters in…

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    Spain topples UK from top holiday booking spot

    The post Spain topples UK from top holiday booking spot appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Spain has now toppled the UK staycation from its top spot with 29% of bookings, the UK is 12% of bookings and Greece remains at 8% of all summer holiday bookings made by Travel Counsellors. Holiday bookings were already up by 10% and are expected to rise further. The latest booking figures from leading independent travel agency, Travel Counsellors, show that 50% of all new holiday bookings and re-bookings made last week (w/c 28 June) are for summer 2021. For bookings further down the line, US, Spain and the Maldives are…

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    Revenge travel is trending but cost is still top of mind

    The post Revenge travel is trending but cost is still top of mind appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. After a year stuck at home, the majority of US consumers, 70%, say they want to start traveling again, with more than 50% planning one to two vacations in the next six months, according to Discover’s annual travel survey. Following a stressful and socially distant year, 66% of consumers are planning trips between one to six days in length and report their top reasons for wanting to take a vacation are: To relax (37%) Visit family and friends (18%) Experience a change of scenery (10%) Of those looking…

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    Maldives Tourism News: Indian becomes the top source market for tourist arrivals in Maldives

    India has emerged as the top source market for Maldives with visitors from the country surpassing visitors from other countries. Maldives’ Minister of tourism, Dr Abdulla Mausoom explained how post lockdown, Indian tourist arrival in the island country was higher than Russia, which was earlier the key market. Indian tourists account for over 23 per cent tourist arrivals in Maldives with 44,039 Indian visitors as of February this year as compared to 40,698 visitors from Russia. Mausoom, on a visit to India told ToI that Maldives expects bigger tourist numbers from India for the coming year and plans to pitch the island nation as a lucrative investment destination. Tourism minister…

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    Top 7 COVID-safe destinations you should visit this summer

    The post Top 7 COVID-safe destinations you should visit this summer appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. While health and safety concerns still top the priorities in formulating our travel plans, that doesn’t necessarily mean we can no longer head somewhere breathtaking for the summer. There remain sanctuaries around the world you can visit where the pandemic’s presence is significantly less noticeable.   On that note, get ready to pack your bags and book your hotels as Wego explores seven COVID-safe destinations you should visit this summer. Malta The Mediterranean island of Malta lures visitors not just by its numerous beaches but also by its way of life…