The route back from the Covid-19 pandemic appears increasingly treacherous for the cruise sector, with AIDA the latest line to extend a partial suspension of sailing.
The skydiving centre in Dubai Marina has resumed operations at Palm Jumeirah drop zone, with some strict new rules in place to keep skydivers safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The airlines in the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services over the course of the next few months. The expanding flight schedules applies to both short-haul and long-haul flights with the aim of offering as many destinations as possible.
Qatar Airways gradual rebuilding of its network continues with Bangkok, Barcelona, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Singapore and Vienna resuming flights this week.
NH Hotel Group has launched a plan to gradually reopen its hotels around the world. The company said the plan was in line with the easing of restrictions in most countries and with comes with a view to reactivating activity as demand increases.
Coupled to an announcement from P&O Cruises that it would delay its return until October, the news adds to fears the sector may be among the last to recover from the Covid-19 outbreak.
To celebrate World Environment Day the TreadRight Foundation will be launching its updated Animal Welfare Policy. The document guides the Travel Corporation’s brands - including Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Trafalgar, Costsaver and Contiki - when selecting wildlife experiences for their itineraries.
Based in Singapore, Anand Stanley will lead the strategy and future positioning of Airbus and its divisions across the region. He succeeds Patrick de Castelbajac, who is leaving the company, and will take up the new role in July.
Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels UK & Ireland has announced a new customer commitment charter in preparation for reopening its hotels in the coming weeks.
The group, which owns Southend Airport, said it requires additional liquidity to fund its short-term cash obligations and to enable it to build a strong foundation from which it can return its aviation business to growth.
The European Commission has called on member states to lift all border restrictions by the end of June. The request comes amid a “fast improving” Covid-19 situation in many countries, home affairs commissioner Ylva Johansson said.