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Deep Dive: Asia Performance in the Time of COVID-19 | By Laura Resco

COVID-19 swept through Asia first. Chinese health officials first reported the outbreak to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Dec. 31, 2019, and the rapid spread of the virus prompted aggressive containment measures across the entire region. The impact on the hotel industry was swift and severe, because many Asian travel markets rely heavily on Chinese visitor demand.
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Statement from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Coronavirus Update II

The safety of our guests and team members around the world is a top priority. We have provided the thousands of independently owned and operated franchised hotels in our network and our managed and owned properties worldwide with helpful guidelines and safety information provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) detailing how to identify COVID-19 symptoms and mitigate its transmission.
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WHO and UNWTO Calling On Innovators And Entrepreneurs To Accelerate Tourism Recovery

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19.
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Calling On Innovators And Entrepreneurs To Accelerate Tourism Recovery

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forward new solutions to help the tourism sector recover from COVID-19.
Tags: Travel, World Health Organization WHO, World Tourism Organization UNWTO, COVID


Statement from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts: Coronavirus Update

The safety of our guests and team members around the world is a top priority. We have provided the thousands of independently owned and operated franchised hotels in our network and our managed and owned properties worldwide with helpful guidelines and safety information provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) detailing how to identify COVID-19 symptoms and mitigate its transmission.
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #UAE leads Gulf stock falls on coronavirus, U.S. travel ban

Equity indexes in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) hitrecord lows as Gulf stocks tracked a sell-off in global shares on Thursday afterthe United States restricted travel and the World Health Organization (WHO)called coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic. U.S. President Donald Trump banned all travel from Europe, except fromBritain, to the United States for 30 days starting on Friday, after the WHOdescribed the new coronavirus as a pandemic for the first time. "All markets in the GCC (G...
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UNWTO and WHO Agree to Further Cooperation in COVID-19 Response

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili led a high- delegation to the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva to further advance the two agencies' coordinated response to the worldwide Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.
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COVID-19: UNWTO Calls On Tourism To Be Part Of Recovery Plans

In an update on the sector's response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) offers a first assessment pointing to a decrease in international arrivals and receipts in 2020. Public health measures need to be implemented in ways that minimize any unnecessary disruption to travel and trade. Since the start of the outbreak, UNWTO has been working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) to ensure this is the case.
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Oil prices sink to lowest in over a year, biggest weekly drop since 2016 - Reuters

Oil prices sink to lowest in over a year, biggest weekly drop since 2016 - Reuters:Oil prices slumped for a sixth day in a row on Friday to their lowest in more than a year, causing futures to drop by the most in a week since 2016, as the spread of coronavirus stoked fears that a slowing global economy would hit energy demand.The coronavirus spread further, with cases reported for the first time in six countries across three continents, battering markets and leading the World Health Organization...
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A Joint Statement On Tourism And COVID-19 - UNWTO And Who Call For Responsibility And Coordination

As the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are committed to working together in guiding the travel and tourism sectors' response to COVID-19.
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Navigating Conferences in the Time of Coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared 2019-nCov, a novel strain of the coronavirus, a global health emergency. The epidemic has killed more than 1,000 people, mostly in China, and is impacting major industry events. Brands like Facebook, Sony and Intel have pulled out of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it's unclear how...
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Oil climbs as WHO declares emergency, says it 'opposes' travel, trade restrictions - Reuters

Oil climbs as WHO declares emergency, says it 'opposes' travel, trade restrictions - Reuters:Oil prices rose on Friday following sharp losses this week, as the World Health Organization (WHO) came out against travel and trade restrictions in declaring a global emergency over the spread of a coronavirus that originated in China last year.Oil prices fell nearly 4% through Thursday this week - hitting three-months lows - before rebounding on Friday, with investors and traders worried over how sprea...
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What is the coronavirus, where is it

An outbreak of human coronavirus, a virus causing respiratory illness in people, was detected in China in December 2019. It is rapidly spreading throughout the world, affecting 15 countries on four continents. Here is everything you need to know about the new coronavirus. This is a developing story. This piece was last updated on January 27, 2020. What is the coronavirus? Where did the coronavirus outbreak start? How can one be infected by the new coronavirus? What are the symptoms of the n...
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WHO reclassifies transgenderism

In what seems like a long-overdue step forward for the LGBTQ rights movement, the World Health Organization (WHO) has finally removed transgenderism (or “gender dysphoria”) from its list of mental disorders. The change was approved on May 25 after being introduced last year, and it signals an important shift in the way gender non-conformity is viewed by the medical community. Graeme Reid, LGBT rights director at Human Rights Watch, said, “The WHO’s removal of ‘gender identity disorder’ from i...
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Travel Vaccinations: How to Decide if You Should Get Vaccinated

This post Travel Vaccinations: How to Decide if You Should Get Vaccinated appeared first on The Professional Hobo. Over the years, the topic of vaccines, including travel vaccinations, has been rife with opinions, stories, and rumors. I originally published this post in 2015 and recently decided to do some research and update this to be a helpful resource as you decide what travel vaccinations to get (if any) before you hit the road. In this guide, I let you know my opinion and experiences...
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Neglected Tropical Diseases Dengue

According to the World Health Organization WHO neglected tropical diseases or NTDs refers to a diverse group of communicable diseases that are prevalent in tropical and subtropical conditions and affect over one billion people annually often in the
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Giving birth in Mexico

Photo: Arlenz CHEN When I was pregnant , I thought a lot about where I should give birth. I could remain where I was in Mexico or return home to my native country, Slovenia, where I’d have my family’s support, a gynecologist who had been seeing me for years and health insurance that would pay for all of my medical expenses. Despite all the apparent advantages of returning to Slovenia, I opted to remain where I was, in my new home. I remember thinking: The place doesn’t matter as long as my bab...
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2016 Brazil Summer Games: Latest BizAv Ops Information

This is a post by author Adonis Bastos. Adonis is the Flight Coordinator at Universal Aviation Brazil, which has aircraft ground handling facilities in Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Manaus, Recife, and Rio de Janeiro. Adonis is an expert on business aircraft operations in Brazil and can be contacted at [email protected] With the 2016 Brazil Summer Games and Para Games taking place August 5-21 and September 7-18, it’s not too early to begin trip planning for these events. However, the ...
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