Covid-19

Returning home after living abroad in the middle of a pandemic – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

Returning home after living abroad in the middle of a pandemic – Mark’s Travel Journal International relocation is never easy. Once you consider all the aspects you have to take care of, and all the issues you’ll have to face, you’ll soon see that it is one of the most complicated projects a person can undertake. Now, add to that the complexity of moving during a pandemic, and you will soon see why most moving companies don’t recommend dealing with…

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Sea-Tac Airport plans passenger temperature checks – Business Travel Article

Sea-Tac Airport plans passenger temperature checks The aviation industry, government agencies, and technology companies are scrambling to find a way to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic so that travelers will be safe in airports and in the sky. Already, masks, hand sanitizing stations, and hyper-vigilant cleaning protocols have become standard. And now temperature checks are being added to the list. Airports, airlines and industry organizations are discussing how to make this happen on a national level. But the Port of…

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Impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry – Mark’s Travel Journal – Business Travel Article

Impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry – Mark’s Travel Journal If there is one thing that we can say about COVID-19, it’s that it is going to have a major impact on our society. From the economic repercussions of people being limited to work from home to the social impact of physical distancing and, in some cases, mandatory quarantine. But, as one of the major aspects of coronavirus is the outright ban on travel, we are going to take…

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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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