Travel Weekly — Issue 09

Travel Weekly is a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

Travel Weekly — Issue 09
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Welcome to the 9th issue of Travel Weekly, a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

Updated: A country-by-country guide to coronavirus reopenings - The Points Guy
Editor’s note: This post was last updated on May 27, 2022 with new information.
How destinations are helping LGBTQ+ visitors travel with pride
Destinations that embrace LGBTQ+ communities are rewarded with visitors. Their success shows how tourism can be more inclusive.
Flight cancellations: what are your rights, from refunds to missed work?
Your rights if you are one of the thousands of people caught up in recent travel chaos
Germany Plans to Hire 2,000 Temporary Workers From Turkey to Ease Airport Travel Chaos
Germany is reportedly looking to fly in as many as 2,000 temporary workers from Turkey to relieve critical staff shortages in the country’s airports over the busy Summer period. According to Germany’s DPA news agency, a group of aviation lobby groups petitioned the Labour Ministry with the proposal…
Norwegian Limiting Occupancy on Hawaii Cruises Due to Crew Levels
As crew shortages continues to impact cruise industry, Norwegian Cruise Line is limiting occupancy on Pride of America’s Hawaii sailings. According to a statement issued by the company sent to booked guest, it was necessary to cancel some reservations for the ship’s upcoming voyages due…
British Airways Launches New Direct Flights To These U.S. Cities
British Airways has launched two new flight routes and boosted another - here’s everything you need to know.
Japan considers resuming tourism discount as COVID eases, Nikkei reports
Japan’s government is considering resuming a national travel discount campaign as soon as late this month to help the tourism industry recover from a COVID-19 slump, the Nikkei newspaper said on Saturday.
Air Canada sees travel demand in Asia rebound by end of 2023 executive says
Air Canada is expecting a demand for flights between Canada and the Asia-Pacific to recover to a near pre-pandemic level by December next year, a top regional executive said on Saturday.
How to avoid online travel deal scams
Travellers are being warned about an increase in holiday scams with the most common tricks fake hotel booki...
U.K. says it will work with aviation industry to solve travel chaos
Britain’s transport minister said the government would work hard with the aviation industry to avoid a repeat of the chaos at airports.
Ryanair is refusing to let South African passengers board flights if they fail a language test
The test comes as the government in South Africa raised accusations of fraudulent activity in the issuing of passports in South Africa.
8 People Arrested in Greece for Printing Fake Travel Documents -
The Hellenic Police, supported by Europol, has dismantled a criminal network that was involved in the production and dissemination of fake documents. In one of its most recent press releases, Europol revealed this particular investigation was initiated in March 2021 and uncovered that the gang had e…

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