Airlines Pitch Frequent-Flier Mile Deals to Travelers Wary of Covid

Besides wearing a mask on an airplane, there’s one other thing you should definitely do if you are traveling this fall or over the holidays: Use your miles.

A survey of pandemic award prices finds airlines are making award seats available at very cheap prices in miles or points. First-class seats, which give you a bit more social distance on board, are a particularly good value.

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Benidorm tourism destroyed by UK quarantine rules as just 17 of 140 hotels remain open

JUST 17 of Benidorm’s hotels out of 140 are to remain open as the tourism industry is destroyed by the UK quarantine restriction.

The popular holiday hotspot relies on British tourists, who have deserted the resort.

Just 12 per cent of Benidorm's hotels are still open as Brits desert the resort

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Just 12 per cent of Benidorm’s hotels are still open as Brits desert the resortCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Benidorm is still pressing for a safe air corridor to be set up

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3 Top Travel Stocks to Buy Now

As everyone knows, the travel and leisure industry is in the dumps right now as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet better therapeutics are coming to market every day, and with each passing day, we are getting closer to a vaccine. Bill Gates believes there could be vaccine approvals as early as December or January, meaning the pandemic could end by mid- to late 2021.

There is likely a

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In ‘Festival Special’ services, railways to run 392 more trains





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The Railways on Tuesday announced it has given approval to run 392 ‘Festival special’ between October 20 and November 30 to cater to the big festive season rush.

The fares for these trains will be according to those applicable for special trains, the railways ministry said. It means that ‘special charges’ will be levied, making the tickets costlier by 10-30 per cent as compared to

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Allegiant weathering COVID travel disruptions, CFO says

Though the airline industry has taken a massive hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air believes it is poised to weather the storm as well as any airline.

Allegiant Chief Financial Officer Greg Anderson said the industry won’t see a return to full passenger loads until there is a widely distributed coronavirus vaccine. But he said Allegiant’s business model sets it up to see less impact than the

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Covid-19 Travel Bubbles Were Set to Restore Flying but Haven’t Taken Off

A few months ago, travel bubbles were the big idea for reopening skies across the Asia-Pacific region. Countries would strike deals with each other to allow air travel with certain restrictions, many officials said, and those would expand to regional pacts.

It’s proving hard to do, even for countries that have largely managed to keep a lid on the coronavirus.

Take Singapore, a city-state whose economy is so dependent on

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Virtual Event to Bring Together Top Business Minds to Imagine, Collaborate and Create a Better World

The event will focus on six key challenges the world is facing today: environment and climate action, future of Europe and global regions, migration and refugees, the economy, cybersecurity and disease outbreaks.

GENEVA, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — YPO, the global leadership community of more than 29,000 chief executives, and International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies, will co-host the upcoming virtual

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Zambians advised to have proper documents before travelling abroad

Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Ambassador Chalwe Lombe
Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Ambassador Chalwe Lombe

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary for International Relations and Cooperation, Chalwe Lombe has advised Zambian nationals to fulfill the requirements in the countries of origin, transit and destination before intending to travel abroad.

Ambassador Lombe says countries have formulated guidelines in view of the COVID-19 pandemic to help contain the spread of the disease which applies to foreign nationals wishing to depart

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How the IPL is being held in one of the world’s biggest bio-bubbles- The New Indian Express

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CHENNAI: It’s 9.00 am in the UAE, breakfast time. As people associated with the Indian Premier League finish their breakfast and start out to figure out their day, one of the first things they do is wear a wristband or a lanyard that comes with an inbuilt Bluetooth technology.

This technology, in essence, is what has allowed all the players, franchise officials, catering staff and chauffeurs —

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Luxury Sneaker Brand P448 Is Under New Ownership

P448 has a new owner.

In a statement early this month, StreetTrend LLC announced that it purchased the Italy-based luxury sneaker brand from NoThanks SpA. As part of the acquisition, the consolidated entity will be called P448 SpA and will become part of StreetTrend’s portfolio of footwear and fashion brands.

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StreetTrend founder and CEO Wayne Kulkin, who held the chief executive role at Stuart Weitzman for

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Delta executives say air travel recovery could take ‘two years or more’

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Delta Air Lines on Tuesday reported a net loss of almost $5.4 billion in the third quarter. The carrier warned that its recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic could extend into 2022 or even beyond. 

The pandemic had a drastic impact on its peak summer travel period, but Delta President Glen Hauenstein said demand is slowly beginning to climb. Delta

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Manchester City Council is smoothing the path for a 35% affordable accommodation requirement on purpose-built student accommodation, and it is pondering ways to make landlords pay for the extra costs high-density PBSA creates.

The new requirements follow a policy rethink that concluded the city’s student housing stock is poor quality, too expensive and that landlords are getting away with shirking the social cost of their schemes.

The city restricted PBSA

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Apple announces iPhone 12 mini, the ‘smallest and lightest 5G phone in the world’

Apple is announcing a new iPhone 12 mini today. It’s the first time Apple has used the “mini” moniker on its iPhone line, after using it on the iPod mini, iPad mini, and Mac mini previously. The new iPhone 12 mini has a 5.4-inch screen, which means Apple has squeezed a larger display than the 4.7-inch screen found on this year’s iPhone SE into an iPhone 12 mini handset that’s

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San Diego City Council to purchase 2 hotels for homeless housing

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council took a major step Tuesday in its fight against homelessness, approving the purchase of two former hotel properties to create 332 permanent units for more than 400 San Diegans currently experiencing homelessness.

The council, which voted 9-0, approved spending $67 million for a former Residence Inn in the Hotel Circle area and $39.5 million for a former Residence Inn in the Kearny

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Ohio is back on New York’s travel advisory list, visitors required to quarantine

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Hope you got that fall trip to the Finger Lakes in, because Ohioans are back on New York’s not-welcome-here list.

Spiking COVID-19 numbers landed Ohio back on the travel advisory list, which means visiting Ohioans are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut (a negative COVID test will get you out of the quarantine requirement in Connecticut).

Ohio has

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Philippine house ends leadership spat after Duterte budget plea

MANILA, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Philippine lawmakers elected a new house speaker on Tuesday, ending a protracted leadership battle that was threatening to delay passage of a 4.5 trillion pesos ($92.67 billion) budget vital to rebuilding the country’s battered economy.

Lord Allan Velasco replaced Alan Peter Cayetano as speaker with support from 186 of the 299-member lower house, ahead of a four-day special session called by President Rodrigo Duterte to

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Hawaii reopens for travel on Oct. 15, but requirements remain unclear



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Planning a vacation to a reopened Hawaii has proven quite difficult.

Not only has the reopening date has been a moving target for months, it remains

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Trump, Biden trips illustrate Electoral College calculations; Barrett refuses recusal in election cases | National News

The latest headlines and other things you should know today from the 2020 election.

There are 21 days until Election Day. Here’s today’s latest.

Trump, Biden trips illustrate Electoral College calculations

With Election Day just three weeks away, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden concentrated Tuesday on battleground states both see as critical to clinching an Electoral College victory, tailoring their travel to best motivate voters who could

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Just Eat takeaways soar to 15.5 million a month in the UK

Watch: More than 46m takeaways ordered through Just Eat in three months

Just Eat Takeaway.com (JET.L) has delivered 151.4 million takeaways around the world in three months as demand soared during the pandemic, new figures show.

Orders leapt during in its third quarter, up 46% on the previous year in its European and other markets.

The company, headquartered in Amsterdam, saw the highest sales in the UK. Its drivers and

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