HOW MANY AMENITIES ARE YOU WILLING TO FORGO DURING A PANDEMIC VACATION? – Miles for Family
This is a question I’ve asked myself a lot. The potential lack of amenities and activities really narrowed the options for me in terms of summer vacation plans. What we have booked is either a) close to home or b) somewhere we can enjoy a fairly “normal” vacation.
“Quarantine is a demand killer.” This is a biggest point from this post. “Keeping borders closed prolongs the pain by causing economic hardship well beyond airlines. If governments want to re-start their tourism sectors, alternative risk-based measures are needed.”
I agree 100%.
SERIOUSLY? GARUDA INDONESIA PLANS DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM BALI TO USA, FRANCE – Live and Let’s Fly
I find it pretty funny that Garuda expects the average tourist to spend $10,000 USD on a Bali vacation. Their U.S. strategy requires them to lose money, while making it up in increased tourism dollars. But I’m worried they are either grossly overestimating the average spend, or they will seek to only cater to the wealthy.
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