Coronavirus

5 Ways To Help Small Businesses In Japan – Tokyo Travel Article

5 Ways To Help Small Businesses In Japan Small local businesses all around the world are suffering due to the coronavirus related temporary shutdowns and stay at home warnings. Unfortunately, many of these businesses are endangered by the economic downfall and their prospect of survival also falls on us as customers to support them during these hard times. That’s the good news, we can help! Local small businesses are essential for creating unique neighborhoods. Customers are more often satisfied by…

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Times Square’s Famous Billboards Went Dark, But Just for One Minute: Here’s Why – Business Travel Article

Times Square’s Famous Billboards Went Dark, But Just for One Minute: Here’s Why Times Square Wednesday night at exactly 9 p.m. The famous billboards of Times Square went dark for a moment Wednesday night at 9 p.m. local time to show support for the city’s restaurants, hotels, and non-profit organizations amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Normally brightly lighted by numerous billboards and adverts, Times Square is a major commercial intersection and tourist destination in Midtown Manhattan. It stretches from West 42nd…

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ClickCare launched, ready for Business Travel return amidst Covid-19 challenges – Business Travel Article

ClickCare launched, ready for Business Travel return amidst Covid-19 challenges Getting ready for business travel during a pandemicOne thing’s for sure. As Business travel starts to return, it will remain far from normal for a quite a while. For travel managers and procurers, that presents a whole host of new challenges, with the prospect of varying travel restrictions & pre-travel requirements by area, country or even traveller demographic. As well as the potential for rapidly changing circumstances, through further outbreaks…

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How the CEOs of 2 Big Travel Agencies See a Massive Upside to Companies Switching to Virtual – Skift – Business Travel Article

How the CEOs of 2 Big Travel Agencies See a Massive Upside to Companies Switching to Virtual – Skift Nobody has any real visibility on the pandemic’s short-term impact on corporate travel, but there is a picture emerging of the longer-term trends now that the dust is settling.And when the boss of the world’s biggest corporate travel agency outlines one of these trends, it’s worth taking notice.It relates to the recent rise of virtual meetings and remote working. That may…

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Delta to Retire Boeing 777 Fleet by End of 2020 – Business Travel Article

Delta to Retire Boeing 777 Fleet by End of 2020 Delta Air Lines announced plans to retire its entire Boeing 777 fleet by the end of the year amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The move comes just weeks the airline announced that it would retire the McDonnell Douglas MD-88 and MD-90 aircraft. In April, American Airlines said that it has “officially retired” its Boeing 767 and Embraer E190 fleets and will soon retire its remaining Airbus A330, Boeing 757, and Bombardier…

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COVID-19 in Japan: Daily Updates – Tokyo Travel Article

COVID-19 in Japan: Daily Updates How do I receive my ¥100,000 from the government? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the government will be making a one-time ¥100,000 cash payment to every resident of Japan in order to help alleviate some of the economic pressure caused by the spread of the coronavirus in the country. All foreign residents who have a Residence Card (i.e. who are registered as residents in Japan as of April 27, 2020) are eligible to receive the cash subsidy from the…

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Coronavirus Update: Scientists at Oxford May Have Vaccine, U.S. Cases Near 1 Million, R0 Rises in Germany – Business Travel Article

Coronavirus Update: Scientists at Oxford May Have Vaccine, U.S. Cases Near 1 Million, R0 Rises in Germany The Rathaus on the Marienplatz in Munich IN BRIEF Countries that are eager to loosen restrictions put in place to combat the novel coronavirus would be “balancing lives against livelihoods,” the head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned. Germany reported that the rate at which the novel coronavirus is reproducing, known as R0, has risen to 1.0 from 0.7…

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