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Wimbledon travel agency honored with TTG Awards

A Wimbledon company was named the best travel agency in the UK and Ireland. Swords Travel was recognized at the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2021 online ceremony. Despite the…

IATA announces the launch of the travel pass app on Apple in mid-April

A logo of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pictured before and an interview with Reuters on the consequences of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, March…

Virgin Atlantic to test IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure

Virgin Atlantic will launch IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure trials on some of its flights from April and March respectively. As of April 16, 2021 and for a period of…

Airlines plan ‘travel pass’ for travelers | The Guardian Nigeria News

• Only accept PCR results from approved laboratories, NCAA directs carriersAirlines are considering a standard “travel pass” criterion for international air travelers in the COVID-19 era. While the tech-driven pass…

Trump hotels dumped by luxury travel agency network Virtuoso – four years after touting them

A luxury travel booking agency quietly removed all Trump hotel and resort listings from its elite “invitation-only” services earlier this month, it was revealed. Virtuoso Travel, a Texas-based agency specializing…

Netherlands question Israel on Palestinian minister’s ticket

The Netherlands said on Tuesday it had asked Israel to clarify the status of the Palestinian foreign minister after his travel documents were revoked following a visit to the International…

IATA travel pass successfully tested on first international flight

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health information.…

Travel agency TUI closes 48 more high street shops after introduction of £ 5,000 fines for overseas holidays

Holiday company TUI has announced the closure of 48 additional retail stores across the UK. It comes as the government has announced that travelers will face a £ 5,000 fine…

The SQ is testing the IATA Travel Pass

GENEVA, March 22, 2021: The first international traveler using the IATA Travel Pass has arrived at London Heathrow Airport over the weekend on a Singapore Airlines flight, according to the…

China’s largest travel agency discusses deal with Korea Tourism Board

China’s largest travel agency, Trip.com, is working on a trade deal with the Korea Tourism Organization that could provide a much-needed boost to South Korea’s struggling tourism sector once the…

Palestinians say Israel took a pass after ICC meeting – Naharnet

The Palestinian government said Monday that Israel deprived its foreign minister of a travel permit after meeting with the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda. The Hague-based…

Israel takes pass from PA foreign minister after ICC meeting

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Palestinian Authority said on Monday that Israel deprived its foreign minister of a travel permit after meeting with the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court,…

Heathrow Airport: Tui, Jet2 and easyJet travel information as British Airways confirms vaccination passport plan

British Airways is set to launch a new app-based vaccine passport that will show passengers it is safe to travel abroad. The app will allow people who have had both…

Latest information on Jet2, TUI and easyJet travel as British Airways launches plan for vaccine passports

British Airways is set to launch an app-based vaccination passport to help customers travel abroad. The airline plans to help travelers show they can travel safely once they’ve been trapped.…

IATA Travel Pass to build confidence in restarting the industry

From a weak start to 2021, IATA’s latest projections suggest air travel demand this year would be 38% of 2019 levels under an optimistic scenario and 33% of 2019 levels…

Airline ticket sales by U.S. travel agencies in February continue their upward trend

Increase in US domestic passenger travel fuels strong month-over-month sales Airline ticket sales by U.S. travel agencies in February continue their upward trend Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data…

IATA Travel Pass successfully tested on first international flight – Business Traveler

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that the IATA Travel Pass has been successfully tested by Singapore Airlines, marking the first use of the app on an international…

IATA Travel Pass successfully tested on the first international flight

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveler using the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials.…

Ethiopian joins African Union to launch Trusted Travel Pass program

Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) for the implementation of the African Union Trusted Pass to make continental travel easier and…

Airline industry launches trial of Covid travel pass for international travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday launched the trial of a ticket designed for the era of the pandemic, Asia Times reported. IATA has launched a two-week pilot…

TUI, easyJet and Jet 2 latest travel information as British Airways launches plan for vaccine passports

British Airways could soon roll out vaccine passports ready for the reopening of international travel in May. The airline plans to give customers the opportunity to prove they have had…

BI recalls that foreigners selected with visas issued by BI still need a pass to leave PH – UNTV News

Manila, Philippines – The Immigration Office (BI) announced that the travel ban in seven countries due to emerging variants of COVID-19 in their area is still in effect. In an…

Foreigners with BI-issued visas still need a travel document to leave PH – UNTV News

Manila, Philippines – Foreign nationals holding visas issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) must still obtain a pass before leaving the Philippines, the agency’s chief said on Wednesday. Immigration…

How the IATA Travel Pass will help eliminate vaccine certificate fraud

With vaccinations and the status of COVID testing being on paper in many countries, the potential for fraud and counterfeiting is high. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says its…

Singapore Airlines to Test IATA Travel Pass

Singapore International Airlines (SIA) announced Monday that it will be the first airline in the world to test the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass, a new mobile app…

Vaccine passport: Thailand supports digital pass before easing quarantine | To travel

Thailand has moved closer to issuing vaccination certificates, with a panel of officials backing the proposal seen as a major step in allowing the tourism-dependent nation to fully reopen to…

EU to offer Covid-free ‘travel pass’ before summer

The European Commission is working on a special pass to allow vaccinated people and others to travel more freely – despite criticism from those who say it risks discriminating against…

IATA will launch a travel ticket this month; in talks with Indian authorities

To make air travel easier amid the coronavirus pandemic, global airlines body IATA plans to launch its travel pass by the end of March and is also in talks with…