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Business travel spend set to reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 202

Worldwide business travel spending looks set to rise by more than a quarter this year and reach two thirds of pre-pandemic levels by 2022, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

The forecast comes in a major new WTTC report in collaboration with McKinsey & Company called 'Adapting to Endemicread more

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How can businesses approach the future of corporate travel?

Global travel was brought to an astonishing halt with COVID-19. Corporate travel was the worst hit and has shown a much slower recovery than personal travel. Even then, the initial months of 2021 showed signs of relief for travel agencies across the U.S.

This was fueled by the successful rollout of vaccines and freshly update… read more

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Australia, Thailand and Israel reopen their borders today

Thailand and Israel will once again welcome tourists and Australia is reopening its borders, but only to its nationals.

While the symbolic milestone of 5 million deaths from Covid-19 must be reached during the day, three countries have decided to reopen their borders: Australia to its vaccinated nationals, Thailand to tourist… read more

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Etihad Airways’ sustainable flight reduces carbon emissions by 72%

On Saturday 23 October, Etihad Airways operated its most sustainable flight ever, leveraging the learnings and efficiencies developed over the last two years of its comprehensive sustainability programme to reduce carbon emissions (CO2) by 72% in absolute terms compared to the equivalent flight operated in 2019.

The London Heathrow … read more

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Many African governments investing millions in vanity projects

ACCORDING to professional airline executive and aviation consultant, Sean Mendis, African governments are investing millions of dollars  and 5-10% of their Gross Domestic Products (GDP) to finance vanity projects like airline establishment at the cost of true economic development.

This is just as he said corporate governance as regard… read more

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Tourism’s sustainable future outlined at Barcelona summit

UNWTO joined the Advanced Leadership Foundation and the Incyde Foundation of the Chambers of Commerce of Spain for the opening day of the Future of Tourism World Summit (26-27 October 2021). The Summit represents the first time the sector has been brought together to look ahead held since the start of the pandemic.

Highlig… read more

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Clean up Covid-19 test mess at Entebbe airport

A crosssection of Ugandans on social media on Thursday expressed anger over the shabby way in which Covid-19 tests for people coming into the country through Entebbe International Airport were being conducted. A screenshot of a post by a one Philippe Breul was widely shared. His message: "Don't come to Uganda by airport. People waiting al… read more

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UN Security Council renews Western Sahara mission

The UN Security Council on Friday called on all sides to resume negotiations toward a solution in Western Sahara as it renewed a UN mission in the disputed territory for one year.

The resolution was spearheaded by the United States, which under former president Donald Trump broke with the world to recognise Morocco’s claim to the territory… read more

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WTM Africa unveils second edition of the responsible tourism awards

WTM Africa has had an excellent response to the WTM Responsible Tourism Awards this year — with some inspiring, innovative and scalable solutions from the African region to tackle the challenges of sustainability. The best African entries will be included in the Global Gold Awards that are currently being assessed by the global judging pa… read more

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