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Monday, March 2, 2020
Sunwing - Top leaderboard (newsletter) - Feb 28 2020

Dominican Republic confirms first case of COVID-19

Health authorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Sunday (March 1) that they had confirmed its first case of the latest stain of coronavirus in the country, linking it to a tourist visiting from Italy.

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Transat - standard banner (newsletter) -March 2 2020

WestJet's Jane Clementino is PAX magazine's March cover star!

Spring is in the air with the arrival of PAX magazine's March issue! This month, we sit down with WestJet's Director of Agency Sales Jane Clementino, who shares her industry story with PAX.

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TravelBrands - Standard banner (Newsletter) -Feb 27 2020

Virtuoso postpones 2020 Symposium in Vienna over COVID-19 concerns

Virtuoso has postponed its 2020 Symposium in Vienna to next year over concerns related to the evolving COVID-19 virus, PAX has learned.

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Current International - Cuba - Standard (newsletter) - March 2 2020

ACTA survey: clients are nervous about booking due to COVID-19

A new survey conducted by the Association Of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) reveals that the COVID-19 health emergency is "most definitely" having an effect on the travel industry.

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G Adventures - Standard banner (Newsletter) - Feb 4 2020

U.S. confirms first deaths from COVID-19; country ups travel restrictions

The U.S. reported more than two dozen new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, along with the first deaths from the virus in the country.

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PAX magazine - Standard banner (Newsletter) - March 2 2020

Monday Minute: Sandi Shemko of fareconnect.com

The 'Monday Minute' is a weekly feature at PAX dedicated to highlighting the movers, shakers, leaders and rule-breakers in Canada's travel agent community. Wanna be profiled? Wanna nominate someone? Email newsroom@paxglobalmedia.com!

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Porter - BIg box (newsletter) -February 4 2020 Japan Communications (JNTO) - Big box (newsletter) - Feb 17 2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

WHO upgrades COVID-19 global risk to 'very high'

In an address to media on Feb. 28, WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that “our epidemiologists have been monitoring these developments continuously, and we have now increased our assessment of the risk of spread and the risk of impact of COVID-19 to very high at a global level.”

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"The travel industry is not going to stop:" Canadian travel advisors respond to coronavirus crisis

Canadian travel advisors speak out as the coronavirus continues to spread, preparing the world for what could be a global pandemic.

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No need to panic: Canadian tour ops monitoring Italy’s COVID-19 situation

Canadians are still travelling to Italy while taking the necessary precautions, say a number of Canadian tour operators. And after the situation is resolved, they’re preparing for the inevitable flood of bookings.

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