Tag: travel

Casino Shares Surge After Easing of Macau Travel Restrictions

(Bloomberg) — Casino stocks rallied as the easing of some Chinese travel restrictions for Macau sparked optimism of a revival in the world’s largest gambling hub.

China’s Guangdong province agreed to lift quarantine requirements for travelers returning from neighboring Macau, making it easier for gamblers to cross the border. Galaxy Entertainment Group and Sands China Ltd. rose more than 4% in Hong Kong on Tuesday, leading gains on the Hang Seng Index. Wynn Macau Ltd. was up as much as 16%, set for its best day since 2011. SJM Holdings Ltd. and Melco International Development Ltd. increased at least 6%

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Is Weakness In Corporate Travel Management Limited (ASX:CTD) Stock A Sign That The Market Could be Wrong Given Its Strong Financial Prospects?

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Corporate Travel Management (ASX:CTD) has had a rough month with its share price down 32%. However, a closer look at its sound financials might cause you to think again. Given that fundamentals usually drive long-term market outcomes, the company is worth looking at. Particularly, we will be paying attention to Corporate Travel Management’s ROE today.

Return on equity or ROE is an important factor to be considered by a shareholder because it tells them how effectively their capital is

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corporate travel agents plot safe return to business trips

By Jamie Freed

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Corporate travel agents are using the coronavirus-induced lull in bookings to work with companies on how to get their staff out of Zoom videoconferences and safely back in the air.

They are launching new tools to provide on-the-ground information about local mask requirements, social distancing regulations and quarantine rules, as well as details of hotel, airline and ground-transport hygiene.

Travellers are moving away from cheaper online bookings to seek counsel from experienced consultants amid a slow but growing rebound in the corporate travel industry, which normally accounts for $1.4 trillion of annual spending.

“I

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Can I travel there and is it safe?

Air bridge? Portugal has yet to make it to the no-quarantine list: Simon Calder
Air bridge? Portugal has yet to make it to the no-quarantine list: Simon Calder

Many prospective visitors to Portugal have contacted The Independent about travel to the country in summer 2020. These are the key questions and answers.

Can I go to Portugal?

Anyone with a valid British passport can travel to Portugal. There are plenty of flights every day from the UK, predominantly to Faro, serving the Algarve, and also the capital, Lisbon.

But the travellers from Portugal to the UK, including returning British holidaymakers, will need to self-isolate for two weeks. And because the Foreign Office advises against

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Northeast travel restrictions add to small business owners’ struggles

Every year, more than 20 million visitors flock to Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which, after being closed for several months, reopened July 1.

But for the first time in its nearly 300-year history, it’s largely empty.

“There is no foot traffic,” business owner Sara Youngelson told ABC News. “It is so far and few between, it’s just been really, really tough.”

For Youngelson, who owns five businesses in the Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market area, the past five months have been some of the most difficult of her 30-year career as a merchant in the historic marketplace

Many merchants and

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