If you’re a keen international traveler and enjoy keeping up to date with the latest travel news, you’ve come to the right place. Simply continue reading to discover some of the biggest travel news headlines to catch up on. Especially if you’re interested in seeing how the travel industry will recover as the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic start to ease this year.
Travel News And Headlines:
The Covid-19 pandemic cost the worldwide travel industry nearly $4.7 trillion in 2021:
Understandably, the travel industry was one of the industries which was hardest hit by the unexpected Covid-19 pandemic, which quickly took the world by storm and closed most international borders However, you may be shocked to read that the Covid-19 pandemic cost the worldwide travel industry $4.7 trillion in a single year.
Anthony Bourdain’s last travel book is released:
Although Anthony Bourdain, who is known for his travel-focused food shows and books passed away in 2018, a new travel book has just been released under his name. World Travel by Anthony Bourdain will be the very last book published under Bourdain’s name and was completed by Bourdain’s co-author. It is thought that World Travel will help inspire many individuals post-pandemic trips as it is full of exotic travel destinations, which readers will want to add to their bucket lists.
The world begins to test out different Covid-19 passport options:
Many countries and airlines have been developing potential Covid-19 passports which prove that individuals have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In some countries and regions, trial passports are currently being tested. However, to date, there is not a universally accepted vaccination passport that has been chosen for widespread usage. However, the airline industry is also trialing out a universal Covid travel pass, which has the potential to be used worldwide.
American’s plan European trips:
The number of Americans who have booked tickets to European destinations for summer vacations has skyrocketed. As Americans who were forced to spend the summer of 2020 under strict lockdown restrictions are keen to enjoy an overseas vacation. However, authorities warn Americans that even if they are fully vaccinated, they could find themselves in a difficult situation if they travel to regions in Europe where Covid-19 is still widespread. As there is a chance that they could get stuck overseas for an indefinite period of time, if strict lockdowns are enforced in Europe and borders are closed again.
A new luxury resort opens in the Seychelles:
JA Resorts & Hotels has just opened a new luxury resort in the Seychelles. An island nation that is known for its world beach resorts and stunning white-sand beaches. The new property Enchanted Waterfront Villas features 10 opulently appointed private villas which are sure to appeal to wealthy travelers who like the idea of being able to enjoy a private vacation in an idyllic location.
So if you love traveling and exploring new destinations and cultures, hopefully, you found all of the recent travel news headlines interesting. Particularly if you’re interested in planning post-Covid-19 trips.