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new trade resource has been launched this week outlining plans from a range of

partner destinations, airlines and tour operators for reopening to tourism. Travel Weekly has created the

Restart & Recovery Hub to offer answers to agents’ and clients’ questions about border reopening dates and entry requirements such as testing and quarantine, and to show videos or photos of hygiene measures that have been put in place in hotels, airports and other tourist attractions. The hub also includes details

from partner airlines and tour operators about their hygiene protocols, booking or cancellation guarantees and amended schedules. Travel Weekly editor-in-chief Lucy

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Huxley said: “We are pleased to unveil our Restart & Recovery Hub this week, bringing together must-have information from some of our tourist board, airline and supplier partners to help agents reassure their customers and rebuild their businesses. “Seeing flights take off and

British holidaymakers go abroad again over the past few weeks has been a big turning point, but there will be many challenges ahead as the global travel picture becomes increasingly complex. This offers a unique opportunity for travel agents to stay up to date and be that source

of trusted expertise and experience their clients are looking for. “Travel Weekly’s Roadmap to

Recovery series has tackled the most-pressing issues facing our readers through our extensive online coverage, digital magazine, webcasts, podcasts and more, and we hope the Restart & Recovery Hub will be the next step in helping the trade rebuild confidence in the sector.” Tony Smyth, senior vice-president

of iFree Group, headline sponsor of the hub, said: “In a world facing many challenges, shifting sentiment and heightened security, we are proud

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to sponsor Travel Weekly’s Restart & Recovery Hub.” The hub includes destinations

that have reopened to British tourists as well as updates from countries whose borders are still closed, with details of safety measures being put in place for when travel resumes. Partners in the hub include: Visit

Argentina, Belize Tourism Board, ProColombia, Dominican Republic Tourist Board, Visit Florida, Gibraltar Tourist Board, Guyana Tourism Board, Hungarian Tourism Agency, Loganair, Malaysia Airlines, Visit Maldives, Visit Malta, Visit Panama, Visit Portugal, Travelopia (Citalia and Sovereign

Luxury Travel) and Uruguay. i For more information about the Restart & Recovery Hub, and to find out how partners can sign up, please email:

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