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German TUV SUD and GIATA launch digital hygiene label for the global hotel industry

The app automatically informs hoteliers who maintain their hotel information in “GIATA Drive” of their accommodation’s hygiene-relevant facilities and services, such as the pool or restaurant.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

Sleep Inn aims to bring better rest to travelers through new collaboration with relax melodies

Complimentary premium access to top sleep and relaxation app now available at more than 400 Sleep Inn hotels.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

Ryanair to cut 1,000 Ireland-UK flights in August and September

Ireland remains closed for business as the UK, NI and rest of Europe removes travel restrictions on EU flights.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

Ryanair cuts 1,000 Irish flights in August and September

Ryanair cuts 1,000 Irish flights in August and September

Inconsistencies in quarantine measures blamed as the airline highlights its Covid-19 policies onboard

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Author: Tom Otley

Cabify launches new employee grouping service for more efficient, economical and safer rides

The company promotes efficient mobility with a new service leading to a 20-40% average carbon footprint reduction and 48% cost savings. The solution is currently active in Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Dominican Republic and Peru.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

CzechTourism brings Czech E-Classrooms to train Indian Travel Trade

The Czech E-Classrooms not only help the tourism board to stay connected with the travel trade partners but on top is keeping them equipped with updated information about the Czech Republic for the time when the travel bans will be lifted and agents can promote the delightful and scenic country to the discerning Indian travellers.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

Club Med launches ‘Safe Together’ hygiene and safety assurance program & ‘Club Med Cocoon’

Club Med’s Safe Together Program will be implemented across all resorts in Asia.
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Author: TravelDailyNews International

Hilton Honors to roll over nights earned in 2020 to 2021

Hilton Honors to roll over nights earned in 2020 to 2021

Elite qualifying nights will not reset at the end of the year, giving members more opportunity to attain status in 2021

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Author: Mark Caswell

10 of the best novels set in Germany – that will take you there

The ‘ignominy of division and joy of reunification’ are only part of the journey when exploring Germany through its fiction• More in this series: Russia | Greece | France | SpainGermany, land of Dichter und Denker (poets and thinkers), has produced some of the world’s finest literature, though its literary scene didn’t really get going until the 18th century with heavyweight figures such as Goethe and Schiller. For modern readers curious about the country, the 150 years following unification in 1871 are of most interest. Since becoming a modern nation state, Germany has seen intense industrialisation, two world wars, nazism and communism, the ignominy of division and the joy of reunification. Given this history, there are different Germanys to read about, and I have compiled this list with that in mind. As elsewhere, until the postwar era most high-profile books are by white males, but the proportion of female and BAME voices has increased since reunification, and is reflected in my more recent choices. Continue reading…
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Author: Paul SullivanTravel | The Guardian

SA tourism industry vs insurance giants: ‘Paying out our claims can save jobs’

Tourism industry creates petition against South African insurance company for not paying their claims.

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Author: Travel Reporter