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30th Mar 2020
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Coronavirus Closures of Asian Elephant Camps Offer Respite to Pursue Reforms

By Raini Hamdi, Skift Elephants at Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo: Elephant Nature Park Skift Take: Like hotels and airlines, coronavirus has brought Asian elephant tourism camps to...

30th Mar 2020
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Tourism Plummet Prompts Big Sure in Hawaii Unemployment Claims

By Caleb Jones, Associated Press Nearly 100 hotels have closed in Hawaii, as tourism dwindles and unemployment claims surpassed 67,000 for just the first half of last week. Caleb Jones...

29th Mar 2020
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Qatar Airways Is Burning Through Cash and Will Have to Seek Government Support

By Alexander Cornwell, Reuters An Airbus A380-861, operated by Qatar Airways, departing Heathrow Airport bound for Doha, capital of Qatar. Bloomberg Skift Take: With coronavirus, airlines around the world are...

29th Mar 2020
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Qatar Airways Is Burning Through Cash and Will Have to Seek Government Support

By Alexander Cornwell, Reuters An Airbus A380-861, operated by Qatar Airways, departing Heathrow Airport bound for Doha, capital of Qatar. Bloomberg Skift Take: With coronavirus, airlines around the world are...

29th Mar 2020
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3 More National Parks Close as Coronavirus Precautions Grow

By Brady McCombs, Associated Press Canyonlands National Park in Utah was among the latest parks to close due to coronavirus. Ravell Call / Associated Press Skift Take: Even in the...

29th Mar 2020
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3 More National Parks Close as Coronavirus Precautions Grow

By Brady McCombs, Associated Press Canyonlands National Park in Utah was among the latest parks to close due to coronavirus. Ravell Call / Associated Press Skift Take: Even in the...

28th Mar 2020
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U.S. Airlines Under a Bailout and 14 Other Must-Read Coronavirus and Travel Stories This Week

By Tom Lowry , Skift Southwest Airlines (pictured here) is among the U.S. carriers that will benefit from a stimulus package, but strings are attached. Bloomberg Skift Take: In a...

28th Mar 2020
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New Mexico Shuts Down New Tourism Campaign as Part of Detailed Plan

By Russell Contreras, Associated Press A scene from a recent New Mexico marketing campaign that has not been put on hold due to coronavirus. David Zalubowski / Associated Press Skift...

27th Mar 2020
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How Travel Brands Are Approaching TV Advertising Now

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Hotels.com’s Captain Obvious in its COVID-19 Social Distancing TV commercial. The company pivoted its advertising because of the pandemic. Hotels.com Skift Take: Most travel brands aren’t...

27th Mar 2020
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TripActions CEO Defends Controversial Layoffs Strategy

By Matthew Parsons, Skift TripActions CEO Ariel Cohen has defended his move to announce wide-scale redundancies via video conference TripActions Skift Take: Ariel Cohen’s decision to fire 100 employees during...

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