Singapore Airlines to cut 4,300 jobs amid coronavirus travel downturn


7 Monthly Dividend Stocks To Buy Now For Safe Payouts

The stock market can be broadly separated into two groups — dividend stocks and non-dividend stocks. Among stocks that pay dividends to shareholders, most do so on a quarterly basis. But there are other directions a company can take with its capital return policy. Some companies decide to pay a dividend once per year, while others pay semi-annually. There

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‘A six-point solution for post-pandemic travel for Mumbai’

a man smiling for the camera: MC Chauhan, ex GM-NCR

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MC Chauhan, ex GM-NCR

Speeding up rail expansion projects, increasing speed, construction of Metro lines faster, including cycling and walking lanes and complete digitization of the ticketing system are among the six-point solutions for post-pandemic commute in Mumbai highlighted by senior railway official who has also been a former divisional manager in Mumbai and the head of Kolkata Metro.

M.C. Chauhan, who was also the former

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U.S. Cases Rise 0.8%; Texas Nears 14,000 Deaths: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — The virus is surging among the young in the U.K., as France’s prime minister warned of a “clear degradation” with more than 9,000 cases reported for a second day. Israel is headed for a second national lockdown.


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U.S. cases rose 0.8%, above the 0.6% average daily increase of the previous week. Florida is taking further steps to reopen its economy, announcing that bars will be allowed

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Travel Pakistan: The World in One Country

The six part series is a rare look at the extremely diverse and complex country that is Pakistan.

When we started filming ‘A Place Called Pakistan’, I don’t think we realised that we were about to witness a whole world in a single country. I had been living in Pakistan for a few months, observing and learning, but it was only while filming ‘A Place Called Pakistan’ that the crew

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Airlines Seek Gate Checks for Virus to Revive Foreign Travel

(Bloomberg) — A coalition of international airline and aviation groups is calling on U.S. government leaders to help set Covid-19 testing protocols to assuage passenger concerns and boost severely depressed international travel.

a group of people standing in a room: A worker speaks with travelers at San Francisco International Airport on Aug. 31.

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A worker speaks with travelers at San Francisco International Airport on Aug. 31.

In a letter to three cabinet secretaries signed by 18 groups, they call on the government to set up “a globally accepted framework

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Focus on COVID-19 Impact, Growth Forecasts and Changes

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Online Travel Agent Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change” report has been added to’s offering.

The global online travel agent market is expected to decline from $744.73 billion in 2019 to $595.78 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -20%.

The decline is mainly due to the COVID-19 outbreak that has led to restrictive containment

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American Airlines attendant gives Black Lives Matter note to travel influencer

This flight attendant made sure that one of his passengers felt truly supported.

On Tuesday, travel influencer Kellee Edwards was flying in first class when she received a “meaningful” note from her American Airlines flight attendant.

Edwards, who hosts the Travel Channel’s television series “Mysterious Islands,” posted a picture of the note on social media.


The message was

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Travel industry fears Covid-19 crisis will cause more holiday companies to collapse

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Photograph: Luke Dray/Getty Images

The travel sector is bracing itself for the collapse of yet more holiday companies as businesses continue to struggle to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis.

Several longstanding travel companies have failed during the pandemic, among them touring company Shearings in May and round-the-world ticket specialist STA in August. On Monday, Cities Direct ceased trading. It had been operating for

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Travel the World in Fairfax City

Smoked Salmon Crostini at The Wine House.

Smoked Salmon Crostini at The Wine House.

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While it may look and feel a bit different than usual, Fairfax City’s 3rd annual Restaurant Week still promises to provide fun experiences and delicious food. The upcoming event will run Sunday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 20, and will highlight taste-tempting dishes from all over the world.

Restaurants taking part will be offering three-course, prix fixe dinners for $35,

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This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore ‘Offbeat’ Indian Landscapes

a man walking down a dirt road: World Photography Day: This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore 'Offbeat' Indian Landscapes

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World Photography Day: This Young Travel Photographer Likes to Explore ‘Offbeat’ Indian Landscapes

There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment: Robert Frank.

The emotion behind these words by the former Swiss photographer has been guiding photographers worldwide. On August 19, we pay homage to the history of this silent art, that captures a moment in time, to leave a trail

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Embark Beyond offers the world for home-schooling: Travel Weekly

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Jamie Biesiada

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic began, travel agencies have been forced to examine their businesses under a magnifying glass and, in some cases, get creative to make it through to the other side. 

A number of agencies plan to start, or have already started, charging service fees to bolster revenue streams. Many are carefully evaluating supplier relations to ensure they are investing in their most profitable relationships. Still

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Could Coronavirus Save the World from a Rough Flu Season?

For the past couple of months, health officials and doctors have been warning about the quickly approaching flu season, saying that a devastating one-two punch of the seasonal virus plus the coronavirus pandemic has the potential to overwhelm the U.S. health-care system.

However, ongoing global efforts to curb the further spread of the coronavirus—which include face-mask mandates, social-distancing measures and stay-at-home directives—could mean that the flu season won’t be a

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Amid COVID-19 travel restrictions, these UK-based Aussie mums are organising their own flight to bring their babies to Australia

Australian Hannah McLean says going into labour during the coronavirus lockdown in the United Kingdom had its advantages.

Her son Callan arrived so quickly he had to be delivered by paramedics in her London home on the Easter weekend.

“They came very quickly because there was no traffic on the road,” she told the ABC.

“I got in the bath and 10 minutes later we had a baby.”

But she

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Chinese airlines’ losses mitigated by domestic travel

China’s biggest airline on Saturday reported less severe losses in the second quarter as domestic travel picks up with the coronavirus outbreak brought largely under control.

a person standing in front of a plane: China Southern Airlines reported a lower loss in the second quarter and said the aviation market in China would be the first to rebound from the pandemic

China Southern Airlines reported a lower loss in the second quarter and said the aviation market in China would be the first to rebound from the pandemic

The country where the disease first emerged last year has reported no new deaths

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Filipina Explorer Tet Toralba Discusses Slow Travel and More

Before she was a world explorer, Tet Toralba was a photographer who, with her trusty camera, would run off to Sagada every month to capture nature’s beauty. Some weekends, she’d find herself on a diving trip to Batangas or flying an ultralight plane in Pampanga as she tried to destress from her then corporate job in Manila. Other times, she’d be off riding a surfboard in Baler or La Union

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Will US-UK ‘travel bubble’ jumpstart world’s most revenue-generating route?

According to the latest reports, US and UK government officials are mulling the idea of creating a regional air bridge between the two countries, in an attempt to jump-start the world’s most revenue-generating route.

Limited travel bubbles could allow for British quarantine exemptions for US travelers from low-infection rate areas, such as New York, and help restart across-the-pond travel.

Even as the UK removes more and more European countries from

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‘Life is a delicate thing’ Man escapes the rat race to travel around the world on his motorcycle

A man has spent the last five years travelling the world on his motorcycle, sleeping beneath the stars and living off his savings.

Paolo Cattaneo has biked through Australia, South America, North America and Europe often riding up to 12 hours a day.

But the Covid-19 pandemic put a stop to his wanderlust in Greece and he has spent the last few months in Italy, his homeland.

The 39-year-old intends

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See The World From Home: Participate In Discoverlist’s Travel From Home’s Virtual Travel Event – Press Release

In a historical time where the very-traveled millennial has to quarantine and is anxiously waiting to get back on a plane, Discoverlist, the travel app for millennials, hosts the first edition of its virtual travel event on Saturday 15th August 2020. The ninety minute long virtual event began at 2:00pm EST and opened attendees to the idea of virtual traveling. Discoverlist’s travel community from around the world came together

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Bill and Ted 3: Why It Took Over a Decade to Make Face the Music

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure was never supposed to be the beginning of a franchise. The comedy, released in 1989, was written almost on a lark by Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson. The two never even dreamed that their screenplay would someday become a movie. “It was just this fun burst of energy and laughter,” Solomon recalled when I spoke to him on the New Orleans set of Bill

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Christchurch mosque attack sentencing hearing begins as Brenton Tarrant faces court

The moment of truth has arrived for victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks, dozens of whom will attend court for the terrorist’s sentencing.

Victims and family members of the 51 people murdered by Australian man Brenton Tarrant have travelled from across the world, Australia and New Zealand to take part.

Sixty-six will be offered the chance to speak and share their loss in a Christchurch court over four days, beginning

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