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Alitalia closure: Indian travel agents seek government help in getting refunds

The Times of India 15 Sep 2021
The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) has requested aviation authorities here to “direct” International Air Transport Association (IATA) to “ensure all refunds are processed by (Alitalia).” It has sought refunds in cash, reportedly for several “crores”, and not as credit ...
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Travel investors need more drive

Live Mint 12 Sep 2021
That doesn’t mean travel investors need to universally pump the brakes ... Spooking investors might be that lodging was 70% of the online travel agent’s revenue in 2019, growing to 78% in 2020, as air travel cratered ... He also noted two business travel trends that should benefit the lodging sector overall.
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How 9/11 changed … travel

The Independent 11 Sep 2021
... aspects of travel, most obviously seen in aviation and airport security ... It took nearly three years for air travel to rebound, with that number being surpassed only in July 2004 ... Air travel was transformed, practically overnight, into something frustration-filled and complicated.
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UAE: Travel agents see spike in demand for Umrah pilgrimage

Khaleej Times 10 Sep 2021
Ever since Saudi Arabia lifted its travel ban on the UAE, travel agents in Dubai and other emirates say they've been flooded with inquiries about travelling for the Umrah pilgrimage. Travel agents said that UAE residents have been waiting to pay a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia's holy mosques for more than a year.
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September 11 attacks: How a sunny Tuesday morning turned to a tragic day when the world changed

ITV 10 Sep 2021
The President being flown in Air Force One to location after location around the country, but not to Washington DC ... Late that afternoon our travel agent called to say she had heard on a local Spanish language TV station that there was a train travelling to New York City that night, and that she had booked us tickets.
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Travel bookings pick up for Ganesh Chaturthi weekend

Live Mint 09 Sep 2021
Travel demand has picked up for the festive season with consumers booking air, ... Online travel agent EaseMyTrip data, for instance, indicated a 65% jump in forward air ticket bookings across India for the period from 8 to 12 September 2021 as compared to the same period last year.
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Air India resumes bookings for flights to Saudi Arabia. Travel guidelines and other details here

Live Mint 08 Sep 2021
Passengers planning to travel to Saudi Arabia can book tickets through the Air India website.  ... Bookings opened through Air India Website, Booking Offices, Call Centre & Authorised Travel Agents," Air India tweeted ... Bookings opened through Air India Website, Booking Offices, Call Centre & Authorised Travel Agents.
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First flight from Germany under quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane scheme lands in S'pore

Straits Times 08 Sep 2021
The VTL's successful start has brought relief to travel agents and would-be travellers, who had feared the scheme might be derailed, as with the Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble ... first VTL flight has been a breakthrough from the unsuccessful air travel bubble with Hong Kong.
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Cape Town is on a mission to lure travellers but will it captivate locals?

Independent online (SA) 08 Sep 2021
The once-thriving destination has been hit hard by the pandemic, with low traveller demand and global Covid-19 restrictions ... "The travel industry needs support ... She said the campaign aims to support travel agents and promote domestic travel to Cape Town. “South African travel agents accounted for about 80% of all air travel sold in the country.
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100 travellers from Germany arrive to mark start of travel scheme

Straits Times 08 Sep 2021
The VTL's successful start has brought relief to travel agents and would-be travellers, who had feared the scheme might be derailed, as with the Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble ... first VTL flight has been a breakthrough from the unsuccessful air travel bubble with Hong Kong.
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Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on UAE, two other countries

Live Mint 08 Sep 2021
Saudi Arabia will allow citizens to travel to the neighbouring United Arab Emirates ... The Saudi travel ban has been in place since July ... Passengers planning to travel to Saudi Arabia can book tickets through the Air India website ... Bookings opened through Air India Website, Booking Offices, Call Centre & Authorised Travel Agents," Air India tweeted.
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Major U.S. insurers jump on distribution platforms to gain customers, sales

Reuters 07 Sep 2021
The powerful new platforms, including Semsee, bolttech, Bold Penguin and Uncharted, pull data from many carriers, allowing agents to see multiple quotes for policies, much the way travel agents see competing air fares. Chubb Ltd (CB.BN), Travelers Companies Inc (TRV.N) and Liberty ...
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How did the invasive, damaging spotted lanternfly get into the center of Cleveland? This Week in the CLE

Cleveland 07 Sep 2021
Listen online here ... What was it?. Why aren’t candidate for mayor talking about the future of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport as part of their campaigns, and why do some air travel advocates say that’s a bad sign?. Gary Truhan was the only Secret Service agent from Cleveland deployed to work the investigation at Ground Zero following 9/11 ... .
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Travelling abroad? India starts international flights with these 49 cities in Sept. Check full list

Live Mint 05 Sep 2021
India has started flights between 49 cities under the Air Bubble arrangement with 18 countries in September, according to the Ministry of Civil Aviation's latest notification ... Also, passengers need to book tickets to these countries via the Air India website, Air India offices, and travel agents.
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UAE flights: Airfares double as demand for travel soars

Khaleej Times 31 Aug 2021
The two recent announcements from Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) have caused a steep rise in air ticket and hotel stay costs, especially in Dubai, travel agents and hotel owners have said.
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