New Updates for Seasonal Events at Walt Disney World

Finally, Walt Disney World is reopening in July. The resort has started taking hotel reservations for next month, and the theme parks will begin a phased re-opening on July 11. And while people will once again begin to enjoy the Happiest Place on Earth, there will be expected changes to meet the new health and […]

Covid-19: UAE unveils new guidelines for hotels

Facilities are allowed to operate with strict guidelines in place to ensure the safety of guests and staff Hotels employees must be temperature screened several times as part of new UAE guidelines for hotels as the country reopens its economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it was announced on Thursday. As part of the guidelines released […]

Tony Chocolonely's new chocolate factory will feature a ROLLER COASTER

Pictured: The wacky new £90million Willy Wonka-style mega chocolate factory that will have a ROLLER COASTER running through it Tony’s Chocolonely has released a rendering for its Willy Wonka-esque factory in Zaanstad in the Netherlands It will consist of several buildings, including a converted flour mill and a pavilion housing a roller coaster The complex […]

'Hygiene is the new luxury': How cruise ship design could evolve to ward against outbreaks

The world is acutely aware of the risks of boarding a cruise ship after coronavirus ran rampant on ships for the first few months of 2020, infecting hundreds and forcing passengers into quarantine – sometimes for weeks at a time, both while on board and after disembarkation. With the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s no-sail order set […]

The new normal? Delta, American, United join airlines requiring passengers to wear face masks

As travelers begin to return to the country’s airports, they’ll notice the changes meant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Wearing face masks will be customary, and even required by most domestic airlines. More airports may use machines to check passengers for fever. Security checkpoints may have plexiglass shields between passengers and screeners. Only […]

New Survey Shows Many Tour Operators Are Looking Ahead to 2021 With Confidence

Nearly three-quarters of tour operators (70 percent) are rescheduling trips to October 2020 and beyond, with many predicting significant revenue declines in 2020, according to an outlook survey conducted by WeTravel, a payment and booking platform for multi-day and group tour operators. Nonetheless, respondents to the early April survey – which gauged the impact of […]

New Airplane Seat Design Could Keep Passengers Safe From Viruses

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak will undoubtedly change the travel industry forever, and one Italian company is using the opportunity for reinvention to change the way passengers think of airplane seats. Italian manufacturing firm Aviointeriors shared several renderings on Instagram of new seating concepts that would focus on physical separation among passengers in the […]