Outbound Travel - Weekly News Updates 12 June 2020

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The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp. The specially designed stamp will allow travelers to recognise governments and businesses around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols. The launch of global protocols to boost the Travel & Tourism sector have been embraced by over 200 CEO’s including some of the world’s major tourism groups. Trip.com and Expedia have also supported WTTC’s initiative to reassure travelers and bring back confidence to Travel & Tourism.


With many Airlines reopening the flights, the demand of passengers has become a key topic that all the Airlines pay close attention to. From 1st-7th June 2020, there will be 5.7 million additional seats available all over the world so that the number of flights will rise at 16% month-on-month. Nearly 60 airlines resume this week.


On 29th May 2020, the government of Fiji announced the official resumption of tourism in Fiji. On this occasion, Fiji Tourism has entered the second stage of marketing recovery plan. It is reported that the plan is to formulate the wake-up plan of Fiji international tourism market under the epidemic situation in combination with the international tourism market. Fiji Tourism marketing recovery plan has four stages. In the first stage, through the global promotion of “Sota Tale”, actively delivers the positive energy to people all over the world.

Fiji Tourism Board

According to the timetable released recently of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australian inbound travel operators are likely to resume travel as early as July, but the plan still needs to be reviewed by the government.

TTG China 

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