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05th Jul 2020
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Taj Mahal to Open Monday With Mask, Distancing Restrictions

By Neha Arora, Reuters The Taj Mahal, pictured here at sunrise, is set to reopen on Monday, July 6. Visual Hunt Skift Take: Even though it will reopen with 80...

04th Jul 2020
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Is the End for Boeing’s Storied 747 Jumbo Jet Finally Here?

By Eric M. Johnson, Reuters Boeing is reportedly set to finally retire the legendary 747, after speculation over the years it would soon be history. Zen Sasaki / Flickr Skift...

04th Jul 2020
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Second Half Blues and 12 Other Coronavirus Travel Stories This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Photo of an empty plane. Adobe Stock Skift Take: In coronavirus travel stories this week, Skift covered the prospect of a disappointing second half of 2020,...

03rd Jul 2020
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From Tubs to Toilets, Wyndham’s New Vietnam Hotel Opens With Gold-Plated Pizzazz

By Minh Nguyen and Ed Davies, Reuters City View Executive Suite at the Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake. Dolce by Wyndham Skift Take: If you’re going to open a...

03rd Jul 2020
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Greece’s Small Resorts Hope for Just 20 Percent of Last Year’s Summer Season

By Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters Ruines in Rhodes, Greece. LA khai-way / Unsplash Skift Take: Tourism is reopening in Greece but expectations remain historically low for places like the island of...

03rd Jul 2020
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JetBlue Expects to Avoid Widespread Furloughs Among Frontline Workers

By Ankit Ajmera and Tracy Rucinski, Reuters JetBlue is offering a range of voluntary opt out and time off programs to its employees. Nick Morales / Unsplash Skift Take: JetBlue...

02nd Jul 2020
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How U.S. Airlines Are Trying to Stop the Pandemic Spreading on Flights

By Tracy Rucinski, Reuters Woman wearing a mask for prevent virus at an international airport. Adobe Skift Take: People will debate whether these airline efforts amount to “health theater” or...

02nd Jul 2020
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Nearly 37 Million Americans Are Expected to Take July 4th Road Trips Even as Virus Cases Surge

By Rosie Spinks, Skift A Fourth of July parade. Stephen Kruso / Flickr Skift Take: The pandemic shows no signs of slowing down in the U.S., but the Arrivalist’s Daily...

01st Jul 2020
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Paris Tourism Shortfall Taps the Brakes on Sightseeing Tours in Cute Vintage Citroens

By Yiming Woo and Richard Lough, Reuters A Citroen 2CV car of the Paris company 2CVParisTour.com is seen parked in front of the Sacre-Coeur basilica of Montmartre in Paris, France,...

01st Jul 2020
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Could This Be the End of Hostels in Singapore?

By Raini Hamdi, Skift Adler Hostel, Singapore’s first luxury hostel. Photo: Adler Hostel Skift Take: The spectre of vanishing hostels in Singapore is a dreadful one. The city needs these...