Coronavirus and Business Travel: 10 Tips for Your Upcoming Business Trip

If you’re a businessperson who has a lot of meetings, you’ve probably found yourself in a virtual world during these last few months. But now, with travel starting to become more possible, your next business meeting might just involve one of those old-fashioned trips again. COVID-19 is not going away yet, and because it is advised that everybody be careful to not contract or spread infection, we have created this list of ten tips to help any businessperson who is looking to make a trip right now. They include things you should do before you leave, items you should take with you, what you should watch out for when traveling, and how you might interact with others when you arrive.
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Report: 70% of Destinations Have Eased Travel Restrictions

According to the UNWTO (The World Tourism Organization), more destinations than not have begun to ease travel restrictions from their heights, from an international tourism perspective. As of November 1, 2020, 152 nations have eased international travel restrictions and allowed tourists to cross into their borders. On the flip side, 59 reported countries have chosen...
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The White House is Considering Lifting Travel Restrictions on Europeans

The Donald Trump Administration is considering lifting its current ban on allowing non-US citizen European travelers into the USA. Brazil and the UK are also being considered for the lift, though it should be noted that nothing has been changed yet. It seems unlikely that in return European nations would open their doors to US travelers, which could throw a wrench into the plan...
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Delta Has Lost $5.4 Billion Due to Coronavirus

After releasing numbers this week, we've now learned about the giant losses Delta Air Lines has seen since the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect the USA back in March. In fact, the $5.4 billion reported loss is actually only from the quarter extending from July 1 to September 30, so the losses on a whole are even bigger. This, in contrast to last year, when the company made...
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The Bahamas Are Opening With New Entry Requirements

Ahead of their October 15th reopening date, the islands of The Bahamas have announced new entry requirements for travelers looking to catch some rays this fall. The Bahamas have been greatly hurt by the loss of tourism dollars and American travelers, and they're trying to put safety measures in place that will balance out staying healthy and tourism. Here's a look at their plan...
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Canada/USA Border to Remain Closed Until October 21

Non-essential travelers will have to wait a little bit longer to make a run to the States from Canada, and vice-versa. The two governments agreed to keep their border with each other, the longest peaceful border in the world, closed. The closure will remain in place until October 21 at the earliest, but it's unclear whether an opening will occur after this point. One of Canada's...

New COVID-19 Passport Could Play a Major Role in Reopening Tourism

The world’s tourism industry has been hit hard in the recent months due to COVID-19 and travel restrictions. While the pandemic has slowed down many industries, it has also given rise to brand new technologies that take aim at reopening the world. One of those technologies comes from the non-profit, CommonPass, which intends to give the world a reliable system for checking COVID-19 test results for travel officials.
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The Smithsonian Museums and National Zoo are Closing Today

Due to a second wave of COVID-19 sweeping across the USA two iconic Washington attractions will be temporarily closing starting today, November 23, 2020. Overall, the closures that have been announced are going to affect eight famous attractions in the DC area. They include the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the...
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Princess Cruises is Canceling All Cruises Until the Spring

Princess Cruises has been one of the fastest of the cruise lines to respond to COVID-19 restrictions and rules, and they've once again been a first mover in announcing a new round of delays. Yesterday, the major cruise line announced that it's canceling all cruises until March 31, 2021. It's also canceling all cruises longer than seven days sailing in and out of US Ports until November 2021.
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There is No Quarantine Required in These Caribbean Countries

The Caribbean is opening its doors to tourists faster than most areas of the world, with several countries not requiring a quarantine for foreign travelers anymore. Most of these spots still require negative tests to be shown either upon arrival or before traveling, and online applications to be filled out, but none require any sort of quarantine once you get off the plane. Here are the...