Airline CEOs ramp up pressure on governments to open up U.S., U.K. travel

A United Airlines passenger aircraft arrives over the top of residential houses to land at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, March 13, 2020. Matthew Childs | Reuters The CEOs of several large U.S. and U.K. airlines on Tuesday ramped up pressure on their respective governments to revive air travel between the two countries, asking …

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Memorial Day travel to soar 60% even as gas prices rise nationwide

Las Vegas is the top road trip destination for Memorial Day travel in 2021, says AAA Travel. Hisham Ibrahim | Photographer’s Choice RF | Getty Images Travel looks set to continue its rebound during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, which traditionally marks the start of the summer vacation season, with AAA Travel predicting a 60% …

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Chinese hotel chain Atour seeks $2 billion IPO listing in the US

Shanghai-based Atour will be hoping to benefit from a rebound in tourism in China as it gears up for a U.S. initial public offering. Wang Gang | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Chinese hotel chain Atour is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S. which could value it at …

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Pipeline outage forces airlines to consider other fuel supplies

Holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Charlotte Airport Delivery Facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. an undated photograph. Colonial Pipeline | via Reuters The cyberattack that forced the shutdown of the country’s largest refined fuel-products pipeline over the weekend has sparked some routing changes for American Airlines as it seeks to conserve fuel at …

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Line between business and leisure travel is blurring

Marriott International CEO Tony Capuano told CNBC on Monday the distinction between business and leisure travel is fading, a welcome development for the hotel operator as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic. People going on vacations and other personal trips has led the hospitality industry’s rebound from the Covid-induced damage that hit more than a …

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Breaking News | Shweta went to Prison (island) | Locked up | Jailed Aborad with Tortoise & Peacock

While the entire world was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, I took a flight and arrived at this Corona-Free island of Zanzibar; I visited Changuu Island (also known as Kibandiko, Prison or Quarantine Island) is a small island 5.6 km northwest of Stone Town, Unguja, Zanzibar. The island is around 800m long and 230m wide …

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India’s rich are not the only ones fleeing Covid crisis

Tycoons and Bollywood stars may be among the most high profile residents fleeing India’s shores on private jets as the coronavirus crisis escalates — but they are by no means the only ones, according to private jet charter company JetSetGo. The situation in India has become so dire that even upper-middle class families are pooling …

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Norwegian Cruise CEO says U.S. ships are unlikely to sail this summer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is allowing cruise ships to resume operations this summer, but Norwegian Cruise Line CEO Frank Del Rio says that will be unlikely given the agency’s tough requirements. “I seriously doubt we will be able to stand up a vessel out of a U.S. port in July. August is …

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China travel bookings soar during May Labor Day holiday as Covid eases

Visitors walk along the Badaling section of the Great Wall in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Yan Cong | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Millions of Chinese rushed to travel during the five-day Labor Day holiday, in yet another sign of gradual recovery in domestic consumption. May 1 to 5 marked the …

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