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US ban on travel from Europe could cost US$2bn in lost revenue, says travel data expert Cirium

The US Government ban on air travel between Europe and the United States could cost US$2bn in lost revenue over the ban’s 30-day period, according to travel data and analytics expert Cirium.
Cirium’s data shows a total of 24,500 transatlantic flights were scheduled to operate between the US and Europe from March 14 to April 12, 2020, which started from midnight on 13 March. This equates to a lost passenger capacity of 5.5 million available seats.


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BTA calls on airlines to adhere to IATA regulations and offer refunds

The BTA (Business Travel Association) is today calling on all airlines to adhere to IATA regulations and offer refunds to corporate travellers.
Whilst major UK airlines are now offering refunds, the BTA has noted that many major overseas carriers are continuing to refuse to do so, even where flights have been cancelled as a result of government advice or action. This is in contravention of IATA ruling 824r.


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Ashfield Meetings & Events checklist on how to improve your virtual meetings

Virtual meetings
As working from home becomes the new normal for office workers UK-wide, virtual meetings are quickly becoming an essential way to communicate with customers and staff.
While this is useful for bringing teams together and keeping communication open, virtual meetings can feel disjointed if not properly executed, with feedback from speakers and web cams catching attendees by surprise making communication feel awkward and disorganised.


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Event company launches a positivity initiative ‘TLC - The Life Challenge’

The Covid-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on many businesses and the lives of individuals across the world.  The UK hospitality and events sector has been one of those hugely impacted. This has inspired Manchester-based event management company, the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), to undertake an initiative which shares daily optimism to industry colleagues during the difficult weeks ahead, but which the company also hopes will support a post-virus recovery for the industry.

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Calling on Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Tourism Recovery

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19.
With millions of jobs at risk as the pandemic hits tourism harder than any other sector, the United Nations specialized tourism agency has included innovation in its wider response to the pandemic.


Read more: Calling on Innovators and Entrepreneurs to Accelerate Tourism Recovery