COVID-19 vaccination rates in places like Japan, South Korea and Taiwan have been low compared with the U.S. territory, where vaccines are readily available.
The S&P 500 is up roughly 15% across 2021's trading, but concerns related to the pandemic and inflation are also creating volatility. Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB) has already disrupted the travel space, and its name is virtually synonymous with the short-term vacation rental category. Surging cases of the COVID-19 delta variant might be complicating the company's near-term outlook, but the long-term opportunity here remains very promising.
The global telemedicine field already represents a multibillion-dollar market, and analysts think the industry is just beginning to realize its long-term growth potential. According to a market analysis report by Grand View Research, the telehealth market is on track to hit a compound annual growth rate of more than 22% between this year and 2028.
Airline passengers can show a QR code for proof of their Covid-19 status. The technology may one day replace passports.
Disney Dream will depart from Port Canaveral, Florida on Aug. 9 to the Bahamas, with passengers over 12 years of age requiring a valid travel insurance policy that has a certain minimum coverage and no COVID-19 exclusions, the unit said. The cruise operator said in a blog that it had enhanced its health and safety measures, nearly a month after it postponed its first test cruise on inconsistent COVID-19 test results from a few crew members. Disney Cruise Line also said https://bit.ly/3iDY1jo it does not require vaccinations for guests on sailings departing from Florida, but added that it strongly encouraged all eligible guests to get inoculated.
Yahoo Finance Live talks to Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly about the travel recovery after the airline reported second quarter earnings.
"Indications are that the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may now be behind us," says Air Canada CEO Michael Rousseau.
An Iowa man arrested by Chicago police for having guns and ammunition in his hotel room overlooking a Lake Michigan beach told officers he “didn’t mean to startle anyone" and simply forgot to remove the firearms from a bag while packing for a trip to the city, police video shows. Keegan Casteel's arrest for having a rifle with a laser sight and a handgun in his hotel room during the July Fourth holiday weekend prompted Mayor Lori Lightfoot and police Superintendent David Brown to suggest he may have intended to fire on Navy Pier crowds from his hotel window. Casteel's attorney has said those remarks were baseless and spurred sensational media coverage, while his client was in Chicago to propose to his girlfriend, not to launch a mass attack.
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly joins Adam Shapiro to discuss the company’s second-quarter results, state of airline industry, travel demand, and upcoming changes at the company.
Airbnb stock has dazzled investors since its Nasdaq debut in December last year. From its initial public offering price of $68 per share, ABNB stock has soared as much as 223%.
A new Disney+ series and a movie hitting theaters next week place theme park rides front and center.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the world's third-largest cruise company by berths (at nearly 60,000), operating 28 ships across three brands (Norwegian, Oceania, and Regent Seven Seas), offering both freestyle and luxury cruising. With nine passenger vessels on order among its brands through 2027 (representing 24,000 incremental berths), Norwegian is growing capacity faster than its peers, expanding its brand globally. Norwegian sails to more than 490 global destinations.
The first direct flight between Dubai and Miami arrived at Miami International Airport on Thursday.
Jul.22 -- Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly discusses the airline's second-quarter performance, outlook for the return of business travel, and efforts to reduce flight delays on "Bloomberg Markets."
The mobile phone giant improved on the lows at the height of the first wave of Covid-19 but roaming charge revenues remain below pre-pandemic levels.
As more people continue to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, some aspects of pre-pandemic life are starting to return. Such as an uptick in leisure travel, with planes that are more full these days and travel destinations around the country seeing an increase in visitors — eager to finally break out of their 18-month-long … The post Want to get paid $10,000 to take a vacation? Apply for your chance by tonight appeared first on BGR.
American Airlines Group Inc. and Southwest Airlines Co. on Thursday reported better quarterly results than investors had expected, rounding up earnings season for major U.S. airlines with an uptick in domestic business travel.
Profits are inching back across the airline industry as leisure travel surges, while business and long-haul international show signs of life. Travel momentum that has built for months may slow or stall if the variant prompts delays in border reopenings and a lifting of travel restrictions. While Europe has been reopening to U.S. citizens, the Biden administration is going slow in lifting restrictions on visitors from Europe and other regions, including China, India, and Brazil.
American Airlines Group Inc beat Wall Street estimates for second-quarter revenue on the back of a recovery in demand as leisure travel rebounds from pandemic lows. Travel demand has surged thanks to speedy COVID-19 vaccinations and easing restrictions across the globe. Airlines are now recalling crew on voluntary leave and recruiting new employees ahead of the holiday season.
The airline also took the top spot for business class.
(Reuters) -U.S. carriers American Airlines and Southwest Airlines on Thursday posted quarterly profits helped by a bookings rebound and federal aid and vowed to resolve hiccups across their operations as passengers return in droves. Both American and Southwest had to cancel summer flights due to labor shortages, bad weather and less network flexibility. "It's messy," Southwest Chief Executive Gary Kelly told investors and media.