Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

Occupancies at US Hotels Are at an All Time Low

With the COVID-19 pandemic effectively halting tourism around the world, hotels are facing a rough year with extraordinarily low occupancy rates. In the U.S. specifically, STR and Tourism Economics predict that RevPAR will drop 50.6 percent this year. STR had originally expected occupancy to only drop 0.3 percent before the United States declared a nationwide […]

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Flight attendant unions lobby against state ownership in airlines

Unions representing U.S. airline flight attendants are imploring the Treasury Department not to take ownership stakes in carriers as a condition for providing airlines with federal grants.  In an April 1 letter to treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin, the unions argued that imposing such a condition could dissuade airlines from accepting grant money, resulting directly in […]

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Some New York City Landmarks Have Been Turned Into Hospitals

New York has become the focal point for the coronavirus in the United States. With over 74,000 reported cases, New York hospitals have quickly become overcrowded. In response, New York City landmarks have been converted into temporary make-shift hospitals. At least three popular city landmarks have been turned into temporary hospitals so far. According to […]

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WATCH: Walt Disney World Continues Flag Ceremony at Magic Kingdom

While Walt Disney World Resort is currently closed until further notice due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the security team remains on-site and is helping keep an important tradition alive. Despite the lack of guests, the essential team members continue to raise and lower American flags throughout the park, like the one at Town Square […]

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What are TSA agents doing now that hardly anyone is flying?

Jasmine, a 21-year old Transportation Security Administration agent at Los Angeles International Airport, says that for the first time ever, her job is easy. The coronavirus has laid siege to the nation’s airports, Southwest’s planes are only 20 percent full, and the security lines that used to snake through Jasmine’s terminal are a thing of […]

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Best staycation deals for June and July

Our worlds have shrunk since the coronavirus took hold, and they’re getting smaller by the day. But while all non-essential travel has stopped for now, you might be in need of a break in the British countryside once the lockdown in the UK lifts. Or alternatively, bookmark these cottages for later in the year. Somerset Download […]

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EasyJet flights: When will Easyjet fly again?

British airline group EasyJet grounded every single one of its 330 aircraft on Monday. All flights with EasyJet have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic – but will they be flying again any time soon? Express.co.uk has the answers. The low-cost airline explained the move was necessary due to “unprecedented travel restrictions” placed on them by […]

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