April 20, 2021

travel

Expect a lot more business travel by the end of the year

Photo courtesy of Delta Air Lines

The Bottom Line

A huge portion of the restaurant business has recovered much of not all their lost sales from the pandemic—even if it is a temporary result of stimulus payments and the ever-present “pent-up demand.”

One big area where the industry still needs recovery is among higher-end restaurants that have historically relied the most on dine-in service and business travel in particular.

That could pick up this summer, at least according to some airline executives. Glen Hauenstein, president of Delta Air Lines, told analysts last week that the company expects improvements in business travel in the

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It’s a sunny, breezy morning in Eugene, Ore., a place best known for access to the great outdoors, a history of environmental activism and being the birthplace of Nike. I’m standing outside a nondescript, one-story industrial space, speaking with Mark Frohnmayer, chief executive of Arcimoto, maker of a three-wheeled electric vehicle it calls a “fun utility vehicle.”

Only I’m not in Oregon. I’m still stuck at home, on the opposite coast, relying — like many of us — on an ever-growing array of tools that allow me to do my job remotely. In this

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How Retired Singles Can Safely Travel While Saving Money

Travel is one of the great luxuries of retirement, and the pandemic has been “a real wakeup call” for single tourists, says Janice Waugh, founder of Solo Traveler. The website, which is aimed at single travelers, found that those over 65 are especially eager to make travel a priority once the pandemic is over.

But post-pandemic, single travelers are looking to take charge. “In previous years, if a friend wanted to go someplace they might just go along, but now they’re saying, ‘I’m going to go where I want to go, even if it means traveling solo,’” Waugh says. 

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TravelInsurance.com Recognized as Best for Comparing Travel Insurance Quotes by Money.com

TravelInsurance.com honored to be named one of the “6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021” and recognized as “Best for Comparing Quotes” by Money

NEW YORK, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TravelInsurance.com has been named by Money as one of the “6 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2021” and singled out for its fast and easy travel insurance quote comparison system.

Factors used in Money’s ranking of travel insurance providers included the availability of a variety of plans with a wide range of coverage and access to customization and upgrades, ease of use in requesting a quote

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COVID-19 travel insurance becoming a vacation staple

(Reuters) – COVID-19 insurance policies are increasingly joining passports and sunscreen as vacation staples, creating opportunities for insurers as more countries require mandatory coverage in case visitors fall ill from the coronavirus.

FILE PHOTO: The trident logo of the Club Med is seen at Les Boucaniers vacation resort at Saint Anne in the French Caribbean island of Martinique, France, February 10, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

Airline bookings are on the rise in some regions, driving cautious hopes of a revival in summer traffic, but also raising fears among tourist destinations of getting hit with

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Maine coronavirus-related travel restrictions loosened

“Public health and economic health go hand-in-hand – and this plan aims to achieve both,” Mills said in a release

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Friday announced loosened coronavirus-related travel restrictions and a reopening plan to boost tourism ahead of the spring and summer.

During the press conference Friday, Mills said many economists have said, “If you want to restore the economy, deal with the pandemic first because you can’t have a healthy economy without healthy people.”

“I believe we’re at last on our way to doing just that,” she said.

The plan, called “Moving Maine Forward,”

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