Alaska, JetBlue among most pet-friendly airlines, as demand increases 950%

Demand for pet-friendly airlines has climbed 950% in the past 12 months, a Next vacation report said. Alaska Airlines and JetBlue rank among the best, the travel service said in a press release. “Traveling with pets is more common than ever,” added Naveen Dittakavi, CEO of Next Vacay. Loading Something …

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Thousands protest against virus restrictions in Vienna and Zurich – Daily Freeman

By EMILY SCHULTHEIS and KIRSTEN GRIESHABER VIENNA (AP) – Tens of thousands of protesters, many of them far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown from Monday to contain the surge in coronavirus infections . Protests against virus restrictions also took place in …

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Airlines prepare for Thanksgiving travel test after tough year

The Transportation Security Administration said it expects Thanksgiving travel to approach pre-pandemic levels, with 20 million people likely to pass through U.S. airports over a 10-day period. Airlines, including Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Airlines Holdings Inc., have said they expect the Sunday after Thanksgiving to be the busiest …

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Alpine country stranded again, suspending tourism at the start of the holiday season

(CNN) – Austria has introduced unprecedented new Covid measures, Ireland is under curfew at midnight, but India has reopened its doors to vaccinated tourists. Here are some of the biggest developments in travel this week: It’s starting to look a lot like … confinement Austria will impose national containment on …

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Avoya Travel Network wins major private equity investment partner

Award-winning host agency Avoya Travel Network today announced important news that will have a profound and positive impact on the future trajectory of the family business. With 57 years as one of the world’s most innovative travel marketing and technology companies under its belt, Avoya has just gained a new …

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Scarborough Library’s upcoming program promotes civil discourse

“If you want to change your stereotypes, look for a first-hand experience. Don’t believe everything you are told. Find out for yourself. Speak up. ”- Mark Gerzon, US Citizen, Global Citizen: How expanding our identities makes us safer, stronger, wiser – and builds a better world Please consider participating in …

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George Mason University: Mason community invited to participate in the Climate Action Plan town hall meeting to be held on Friday

November 17, 2021 The entire George Mason University community is invited to participate in Friday’s Climate Action Plan town hall and have a say in how the university is progressing in the fight against global warming climate. The panel discussion, which will feature Mason’s Greg Farley, Leah Nichols and Dann …

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Tourism could suffer from the placement of wind turbines | Readers Forum

printed 19/11/2021 Editor, I am writing to you in response to Arlo Hemphill’s letter of November 4 regarding the controversial wind turbines planned off our coasts of Maryland and Delaware. Currently, Orsted is proposing to build 82 wind turbines 845 feet high that will be visible from the shore day …

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Business travel spending will pick up in 2024

The recovery in business travel in 2021 continued at a slower and more proactive pace than expected the previous year. Nonetheless, global business travel spending is expected to increase in 2022 with a full recovery expected in 2024 – ending the year on pace with 2019 pre-pandemic spending of $ …

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Eric Adams speaks at ‘Chicago’ 25th anniversary show to boost tourism

Broadway is back – and all that jazz. Mayor-elect Eric Adams made a surprise appearance at the Ambassador Theater on Tuesday night for the 25th anniversary of the hit musical Chicago – as part of an effort to boost Big Apple tourism amid COVID-19 restrictions begin to weaken. “It feels …

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