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09th Jan 2021
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Hawaii Tourism Backlash and 11 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

By Dennis Schaal, Skift Nearly 100 hotels have closed in Hawaii during the pandemic, and tourism dwindled. Residents aren’t anxious to see a return to tourism the way it was....

09th Jan 2021
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Indonesian Plane Loses Contact After Jakarta Takeoff

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa and Fransiska Nangoy, Reuters The airport in Jakarta, Indonesia as seen in July 2008. On January 9, 2021, a Sriwijaya Air plane thought to have...

08th Jan 2021
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Travelers to England and Scotland Must Show Negative Covid Tests

By Sarah Young and William Schomberg, Reuters International arrivals area at London’s Heathrow International Airport, Terminal 2, in October 2020. Skift Skift Take: Boris Johnson and his peers have dithered...

08th Jan 2021
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Travelers to England and Scotland Must Show Negative Covid Tests

By Sarah Young and William Schomberg, Reuters International arrivals area at London’s Heathrow International Airport, Terminal 2, in October 2020. Skift Skift Take: Boris Johnson and his peers have dithered...

08th Jan 2021
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Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

By Matthew Parsons, Skift Lufthansa’s Bastian Neumann-Semerow has been filming a video series for the airline on all aspects of the Covid-ready flying experience. Lufthansa Skift Take: Since May, Bastian...

08th Jan 2021
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Lufthansa’s Loyalty Guru Swaps Points for Behind-The-Scenes Reporting

By Matthew Parsons, Skift Lufthansa’s Bastian Neumann-Semerow has been filming a video series for the airline on all aspects of the Covid-ready flying experience. Lufthansa Skift Take: Since May, Bastian...

07th Jan 2021
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American, Delta Step Up Security at D.C. Airports After Trump Mob Storms Capitol

By Tracy Rucinski, Reuters Travelers walk to their respective gates at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Delta and American are putting extra security measures in place at the airport...

07th Jan 2021
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Lessons From a Tourism Pushback in Hawaii

By Lebawit Lily Girma, Skift Hawaii is facing a reckoning over the future of its tourism as some residents push back on welcoming visitors. Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Skift...

06th Jan 2021
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Spain’s Tourism Hot Spots Went Cold in 2020

By Reuters Tourists on a Segway tour of central Madrid, Spain, in July 2016. The country’s tourism numbers have been set back by over a decade by the events of...

06th Jan 2021
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Travel + Leisure Magazine Acquired By Wyndham Destinations For $100 Million

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Wyndham Destinations acquired the Travel + Leisure brand for $100 million, the company announced Wednesday. Tom Lowry Skift Take: A timeshare company like Wyndham Destinations and...