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06th May 2020
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Global Hotels Will Lose Just 2 Percent of Supply Permanently Because of Coronavirus: Report

By Cameron Sperance, Skift Government relief funds, like the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package passed in Washington, will help keep most of the world’s hotel supply intact through the downturn,...

06th May 2020
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Prioritizing Community, Curiosity, and an Open Exchange of Ideas to Define Travel’s Future

By SkiftX Skift Take: The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that the future of travel will be built through an open exchange of informed opinions, ideas, and perspectives from those on...

05th May 2020
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Carnival Plans to Set Sail Again, or Does It? Behind the Confusion and Controversy

By Rosie Spinks, Skift The Carnival Legend docked in port. Chris O’Meara / Associated Press Skift Take: This isn’t the first time Carnival has announced a return to cruising in...

05th May 2020
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United Plans More Than 7,000 Pilot and Management Layoffs After Relief Rules Expire

By Tracy Rucinski and David Shepardson, Reuters United jets at the gate at Denver International Airport. Flickr Skift Take: With federal payroll aid rules preventing airlines from making any job...

04th May 2020
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UK Hotels Threaten Legal Fight Over Rejected Insurance Claims

By Carolyn Cohn and Kirstin Ridley, Reuters Britain’s hospitality sector is threatening a wave of lawsuits against insurance firms like AXA over rejected business interruption claims stemming from coronavirus. Kokky92...

04th May 2020
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Trivago Looks to Reorganize With ‘Significant’ Job Cuts

By Dennis Schaal, Skift This is a file photo of Trivago’s headquarters in Dusseldorf, Germany. The company expects job cuts and impairment charges. Trivago Skift Take: It’s hard to see...

04th May 2020
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France’s Arrivals From Within Europe Won’t Be Subject to Quarantines

By Michel Rose and Mathieu Rosemain, Reuters A file photo of a passenger walks down a mirrored hallway in the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France. France will announce...

03rd May 2020
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A European Travel Ban to the U.S. Came At Least 5 Weeks Too Late: Here’s a Timeline of the Fallout

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A file photo of JFK International Airport in New York City. Travel from Europe to the U.S. accelerated coronavirus transmission. Bloomberg Skift Take: If airlines and...

03rd May 2020
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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Sells All of Its Airlines Shares

By Dennis Schaal, Skift A Delta 747-400 aircraft. Berkshire Hathaway sold all of its shares in U.S. airlines, including Delta. Ted S. Warren / Associated Press Skift Take: Warren Buffett...

02nd May 2020
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UK Mulls a Variety of Testing Requirements for Travelers

By Paul MacInnes, The Guardian Commuters look at the departures board in 2013 as they wait for trains at King’s Cross station in London. British authorities are mulling new rules...