Is summer travel safe with the delta Covid variant? Safety tips and rules

As summer draws to a close, the highly transmissible delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which is now dominant in the United States, raises questions about everything from when it will be safe to return to work to ensure child safety in schools. For many people, summer travel plans are also in limbo. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

India’s travel services market to grow by USD 11.11 billion

Technavio reports offer a customer landscape matrix and vendor landscape analysis that help global companies secure growth opportunities.Download a FREE sample report The market is fragmented and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Airbnb Inc., Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd., Cox and Kings Ltd., Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp. Ltd., ITC Ltd., MakeMyTrip Ltd., Oravel Stays Pvt. …

Latest eDreams Survey for Top Online Travel Agents Finds Americans Want to Travel

LONDON, July 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – eDreams, the leading online travel agency, surveyed 10,000 * customers across the United States, United Kingdom and Europe* to explore what travelers think about travel. Data from 2021 vacation search conducted by an independent research firm * found that 61% of Americans rate travel the world as their most therapeutic pastime, followed …

Choose a travel agency? 4 things to know

So, are you thinking of traveling again? You’re not alone. The pandemic may not be over, but the expansion of vaccine eligibility in the United States – hiccups, delays and pauses aside – plus news that the European Union will open up to vaccinated travelers is a great incentive to plan a real summer vacation, or even take the plunge …

This travel app makes international travel safe and much cheaper

TLDR: With a premium TravelHacker subscription, users can instantly book the cheapest international flights while tracking global reopening and travel restriction alerts. Almost everyone likes to go out and see the world. There isn’t much in life that is as calming and revealing as traveling around the world. However, travel is also time consuming, stressful, and full of logistics and …

Thailand revamps air, bus and boat travel services from July 21

Latest round of COVID-19 restrictions suspend air, boat and bus services; some continue as usual. Updates on Interprovincial Air, Bus and Boat Travel to Thailand Following the Latest Round of COVID-19 Restrictions for Maximum and Strict Controlled Areas or ‘Dark Red Zone’ Provinces in Effect for 14 days from Wednesday July 21, 2021. Some transport services have been affected, either …

Greater Manchester trams are packed despite ‘travel security guards’ on board

Greater Manchester’s METROLINK tram operators face criticism after photos were taken inside a traffic jam filled with passengers despite ‘travel security officers’ on board. © Shane Stephenson / SWD Media Operators blame personnel levels for Tuesday afternoon’s incident, which meant it was impossible for anyone to socially distance themselves – but it appeared most were wearing masks. They say they …

Should you hire a destination wedding travel agent?

As much as we love to see a mind-blowing event in a remote location, the logistics involved in the “I do” destination are certainly not as dreamy as the end result; even the most affluent traveler may need to call a replacement when there are wedding plans on the itinerary. However, couples with a desire for marriage should not be …

The advantages of using a travel agency

Sarah Connell Sanders | Corresponding When I was 19, I took a cheap flight to London with my best friend and embarked on a month of aimless travel across the Atlantic. Unlike some of our other buddies, we had taken the trouble to work out a rough route. Back then, we applauded our own maturity by pre-booking airline tickets and …

Travel agent pleads guilty to scamming other agents

A Minnesota travel counselor has pleaded guilty to defrauding at least three dozen fellow travel agents in a scam to line their pockets. Matthew Schumacher, 45, pleaded guilty in federal court this week after admitting to robbing agents he convinced to use his two host agencies in order to receive higher commissions on airline sales, from hotels and cruises. THE …