Tuesday, 14 Jul 2020

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Tour operators seeing uptick in bookings

As some countries and states begin easing Covid-19 shutdowns, tour operators say they are seeing renewed interest in travel. “We went through about five straight weeks of declines in web traffic,” said Jeff Roy, executive vice president of Collette. “In the last two weeks it has all turned positive.  “We’re starting to see customers kind […]

Hilton CleanStay Will Launch in June 2020

Hilton will introduce new cleaning procedures at its properties this June. The Hilton CleanStay with Lysol Protection is a partnership between Hilton Hotels and RB, the maker of Lysol and Dettol, and is also done in consultation with the Mayo Clinic. As coronavirus spreads, the rigorous cleaning system incorporates RB’s trusted know-how and scientific approach […]

Congressman pressures travel insurance firms to accept coronavirus claims

Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has written to the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, asking members to approve claims related to Covid-19 that might not have been initially covered under the policy. “Insurance companies should not be in the business of effectively encouraging travel in this emergency situation by refusing to honor travel insurance policies when consumers […]

How and why I cancelled our trip due to coronavirus concerns

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