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Airlines

WestJet to Lay Off 415 Pilots as COVID-19 Pandemic Weighs on Outlook for Summer Travel GlobeAndMail
Major Shareholder Urges Transat to Consider All Options in Case Air Canada Deal Dies MontrealGazette
Porter Airlines Extends Flight Suspension to 19MAY Open JawOJ
AC Cancels Sky Regional Contract in Favour of Jazz Flying All its Regional Routes Open JawOJ
PM Trudeau Says Local Voices Being Heard In NAV Canada Review WindsorStar
IAG to Operate 20% of Capacity in Q1 After Tumbling to CA$11B Loss FlightGlobal
British Airways Parent IAG to Distribute NDC Content Through Amadeus BusinessTravelNewsEurope

Airports

Dead Shark Among the List of Weirdest Items Seized at U.S. Airports Last Year CNN

Attractions

Peppa Pig Theme Park to Open in Florida in 2022 Recommend

Biz Travel

Marriott to Offer New Hybrid Meeting Solutions BusinessTravelNewsEurope

Cruise

Study Finds No Detectable Transmission Of Aerosol Particles in Cruise HVAC System SeatradeCruiseNews
World Cruises Are Selling Out More Than a Year in Advance Bloomberg
With Demand Strong, River Cruise Lines Open the Books on 2023 TravelWeekly
CEO Explains Why NCLH Stopped Issuing FCCs & Why “Boom Time” is Coming Open JawOJ
Carnival’s Christine Duffy Provides Update as Cruise Industry Approaches Anniversary of Shutdown Open JawOJ
Port Coral Construction Is Underway for New State-of-the-Art Cruise Facility in Belize CruiseIndustryNews
Star Clippers Eliminates Single Supplements on Cruises Through 2023 CruiseFever

Destinations

Africa’s Largest Observation Wheel to Debut in Egypt Next Year — With Views of Famed Pyramids Travel+Leisure

Hotels & Resorts

Sandals Royal Barbados Expands with New Suites, Dining Concepts and Pools Open JawOJ

Security

Canada's COVID Plan Under Fire as Air Passengers Evade Hotel Quarantine TheGuardian
Opinion: Air Travellers Are A Convenient Scapegoat For Trudeau FinancialPost

Supplier Hub

Carnival Cruise Line Launches New Business Development Virtual Event Series Open JawOJ
Uniworld Offers Savings on Select 2021 Itineraries For Canadian Clients Open JawOJ
Scenic Eclipse Adds Complimentary Business Class Air to select Antarctica Sailings Open JawOJ

Technology

How IATA’s New App Could Help Ease Travel Restrictions FlightGlobal
EU Leaders Divided Over Vaccine Passports to Allow European Travel This Summer SkyNews

Trends

Vaccine Tourism is Both Unethical and Bad For Business, Experts Say CanadianPress


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