Month: May 2022

Travel Agents Book Multiple Trips for Clients at Same Time to Hedge Against Covid Closures

Travel Agents Book Multiple Trips for Clients at Same Time to Hedge Against Covid Closures

Skift Take Even if some travel agents don’t foresee trip-stacking becoming a long-term practice, the ongoing uncertainty about future restrictions and closures may mean they’ll have to resort to the tactic longer than they expect. Rashaad Jorden The large number of travel restrictions enacted by countries all over the world has made planning trips enormously …

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I have 1.5 million credit card points.  At this point, should I cash them out?

I have 1.5 million credit card points. At this point, should I cash them out?

Should you stockpile credit card points? Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I have 1.5 million points on my credit card that I have accumulated over 15 years. Should I cash them in or keep accumulating? I’ve been using it as an emergency fund. Answer: Experts say it’s time to use some of these rewards, mainly because they …

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Spirit Airlines stock takes off on new tender offer from JetBlue (NYSE:SAVE)

Brandon Bell/Getty Images News Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) stock soared as JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU) takes more aggressive maneuvers to take over the airline. JetBlue (JBLU) announced in Monday’s pre-market that it is engaging Spirit Airlines (SAVE) shareholders directly to pursue a hostile bid for the airline. Under the proposed terms, JetBlue would make an all-cash, fully …

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Government hackers made hundreds of thousands of stolen credit cards ‘worthless’ to crooks

A joint operation involving intelligence agency GCHQ and the Ministry of Defense took direct action against computer networks used by cyber criminals, helping to protect people against cyberattacks and also making hundreds of thousands of stolen credit cards worthless to the crooks who stole them. The action by the National Cyber ​​Force – using the …

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First commercial flight in six years leaves Yemen’s Sanaa amid fragile truce

Issued on: 16/05/2022 – 10:29 The first commercial flight in six years took off from Yemen’s rebel-held capital on Monday, officials said, part of a fragile truce in the county’s grinding civil war. The Yemen Airways flight, with 151 passengers on board, was bound for Jordan’s capital of Amman, according to media outlets run by …

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Chinese tourism in Argentina: challenges, promotion and obstacles of a market with enormous potential

Just before the pandemic Argentina it was China’s most important tourist market in the region. a little less than 80,000 Chinese tourists arrived in the country in 2019, an important but at the same time tiny figure out of a total of 140 million vacationers who are estimated to have left the Asian giant that …

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Ryanair posts €355m annual loss, eyes fragile recovery

Ryanair has today posted a €355m loss for the pandemic-hit 12 months to the end of March. The airline said it was impossible to accurately forecast anything beyond hoping for a return to “reasonable profitability” this year. The airline has been operating more flights than any other European airline according to air traffic regulator Eurocontrol. …

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