Battered UK travel industry calls for testing, more support

LONDON, Oct 14 (Reuters)Britain’s travel industry called on the government for an airport testing regime and more tailored support as it published figures showing how the pandemic has sapped demand for the overseas trips that are its lifeblood.

ABTA, the UK industry body representing 4,300 travel brands, said that between February and July 2020, which included the country’s three-month lockdown period, only 15% of 2,000 Britons surveyed took

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Africa Wildlife Tracking Leverages ORBCOMM’s Satellite IoT Technology to Support Conservation Efforts Around the World

ORBCOMM and Africa Wildlife Tracking (AWT) in Action

AWT is leveraging ORBCOMM’s advanced satellite IoT technology to track and monitor animals of all sizes to support their conservation efforts.
AWT is leveraging ORBCOMM’s advanced satellite IoT technology to track and monitor animals of all sizes to support their conservation efforts.
AWT is leveraging ORBCOMM’s advanced satellite IoT technology to track and monitor animals of all sizes to support their conservation efforts.

Tracking and monitoring solutions help reduce poaching, protect endangered wildlife and deliver valuable insights into animal behavior for

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UK government launches taskforce to support travel industry’s recovery

The UK government’s Global Travel Taskforce will work to develop an operationalised approach for testing international arrivals.

A new Global Travel Taskforce to support the travel industry and the safe recovery of international travel has been launched by the UK government. 

The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have been working extensively with clinicians, health experts and the private testing sector on the

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World Leaders Send Support After Trump COVID-19 Diagnosis | Voice of America

JOHANNESBURG – Leaders and prominent figures from around the world Friday sent their best wishes to U.S. President Donald Trump and his family after he announced that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus.

The president revealed his diagnosis on Twitter early Friday, with leaders across the globe sending their well wishes.

The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, tweeted his wish

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Hotels plead for emergency support as their winter occupancy rates collapse

Hotels have pleaded for an emergency Government support package after warning tough new Covid-19 control measures have seen winter occupancy rates collapse to below 9pc in some areas.

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) revealed the weekly rate of new bookings has plummeted by 67pc after Dublin and Donegal were placed in Level 3 lockdowns and four other counties now face the threat of lockdowns from tomorrow.

Average October occupancy rates

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Irish hotels plead for Government support as winter occupancy rates plummet

Irish hotels have pleaded for an emergency Government support package after warning that tough new Covid-19 control measures have seen winter occupancy rates collapse to below 9pc in some areas.

The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) revealed the weekly rate of new bookings has plummeted by 67pc after Dublin and Donegal were placed in Level Three lockdowns and four other counties now face the threat of lockdowns from Thursday.

Average October

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Healthcare providers around Bangladesh receive mental health support to cope with COVID-19 – Bangladesh

“Recently, I have felt that a distance has developed between me and my son. He is not behaving with me like before. I think this is because during the last four months, I have had to repeatedly be isolated after serving in a ward with COVID-19 patients.”

These words spoken by a Bangladeshi midwife are something that healthcare professionals around the world can currently relate to. The COVID-19 pandemic has

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Mnuchin and Powell urge support for unemployment relief and small business loans

WASHINGTON, DC (NEXSTAR) — The heads of the Federal Reserve and Treasury Department were back on Capitol Hill today to update the Senate on the status of the economy as the pandemic rages on in the U.S.

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told senators what their next move should be, but it’s up to Congress to act.

“How do we move to the next step?,”

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