Steven I. Green

Online Travel Agency(OTA) Market May See a Big Move

Edison, NJ — (SBWIRE) — 02/01/2021 — The Online Travel Agency(OTA) Market has witnessed continuous growth in the last few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2026. The exploration provides a 360° view and insights, highlighting major outcomes of the industry. These insights help the business decision-makers to formulate better business plans and make informed decisions to improved profitability. In addition, the study helps venture or private players in understanding the companies in more detail to make better informed decisions. Some of the major and emerging players in the Global Online Travel Agency(OTA) market are Booking, Tuniu, Lvmama, Ctrip, Priceline, Elong, Airbnb, Fliggy, Tongcheng, TBO, MakeMyTrip, Qunar, E-traveltogo, Mafengwo & Expedia

If you are part of this market, then Get to Know how you are perceived in comparison to your competitors Booking, Tuniu, Lvmama, Ctrip, Priceline, Elong, Airbnb, Fliggy, Tongcheng, TBO, MakeMyTrip, Qunar,

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How a Travel Agent Can Help Your COVID-Era Travel Plans | Travel

You might need support for a variety of possible disruptions, say a snowstorm delaying flights, a new COVID-19 guideline at your destination, or an illness or injury to someone in your travel group.

“We have close relationships with the travel suppliers, who keep us in the loop of any changes at your destination so there aren’t any surprises,” Mahnken says. “Our most important role is as an advocate. If something does go awry, we are just a text or phone call away and can leap into action and resolve it.”

Agents are more familiar with travel restrictions

Mahnken says her primary work right now is helping clients sort through the myriad of travel restrictions and policy changes. Not sure if your destination requires a COVID-19 test upon arrival? Unclear whether your airline mandates masks for toddlers? Your travel agent likely knows and if not, they’ll do the work to find

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WHO team tours Wuhan market linked to COVID-19 outbreak

A World Health Organization team investigating the roots of the coronavirus visited the Chinese food market that was previously linked to many early infections.

Health workers spent about an hour at the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan Sunday.

Scientists once suspected animals sold in the market were linked to the December 2019 outbreak there. That theory has since been largely ruled out, but WHO workers say the site could provide hints as to how the deadly virus spread so quickly.

“Very important site visits today — a wholesale market first & Huanan Seafood Market just now,” Peter Daszak, a zoologist with the U.S. group EcoHealth Alliance and a member of the WHO team, tweeted. “Very informative & critical for our joint teams to understand the epidemiology of COVID as it started to spread at the end of 2019.”

Before visiting the Huanan Seafood Market, team members were joined by

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Bus in deadly Grand Canyon crash offers tours by comedians

Authorities say a tour bus that rolled over and killed one person at the Grand Canyon was operated by a Las Vegas company that offers tours guided by comedians

A tour bus that rolled over last week at the Grand Canyon, killing one person and injuring others, was operated by a Las Vegas company that offers tours guided by comedians, authorities said Monday.

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office identified 53-year-old Shelley Ann Voges of Boonville, Indiana, as the person who died in the crash in a remote area Friday.

More than 40 people were on the bus operated by tour company Comedy On Deck. Three who were critically injured, including two later transported to Las Vegas for treatment, are now listed in stable condition. Forty other passengers were

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