Airlines press U.S. to lift pre-departure testing requirements

Travelers wait in line to get tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a pop-up clinic at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, December 22, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to register WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – US airlines are the Biden administration to lift … Read more

Tourist favourite Thailand’s recovery lags on COVID rule changes

Tourists visit Maya bay after Thailand reopened its world-famous beach after closing it for more than three years to allow its ecosystem to recover from the impact of overtourism, at Krabi province, Thailand, January 3, 2022. Picture taken January 3, 2022. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to register BANGKOK, April … Read more

Australia fines Expedia Group’s Trivago $33 mln on misleading hotel room rates

April 22 (Reuters) – An Australian court fined Trivago, a unit of US-based online travel firm Expedia Group (EXPE.O), A$44.7 million ($32.91 million) for misleading consumers over hotel room rates, in what would be one of the country’s largest payouts for breaching consumer law. The Federal Court issued the fine on Friday after finding Trivago, … Read more