Canary Islands and UNWTO agree first safe flight using Digital Health Passport

The Canary Islands (Spain) and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have agreed a pilot flight in July for the world’s first ‘safe’ flight using the Digital Health Passport, developed by Canarian company Hi + Card. Canary Island’s regional Tourism Minister Yaiza Castilla and Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, confirmed Friday…

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Visit Barbados appoint TravelMedia.ie and TTR

TravelMedia.ie and TTR are delighted to announce that they have been appointed to represent Visit Barbados in the Irish market. TravelMedia.ie will look after PR and media relations, while TTR will look after trade representation and agent relations for Visit Barbados. Cheryl Carter, Director UK & Ireland for Visit Barbados said, “we are really looking…

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Tropical Medical Bureau Group propose guidelines for COVID-19 Immunity Certificate

  Press release date: 15th April 2020 As the discussion around COVID-19 immunity grows, there is a clear and obvious need to be prepared in terms of demonstrating such immunity to employers for those returning to work and to immigration authorities when undertaking international travel. Within many sections of society (including specific groups such as aid…

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MICE Meetup Dublin 2020 to be postponed

  Given the fast and ever-evolving nature of Covid-19 we have taken the decision to postpone the MICE Meetup Dublin 2020, which was due to take place on 7th April in the Alex Hotel, Dublin city centre. This has not been an easy decision to make, however, the health of our team members, our participating…

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Barbados ports equipped for COVID-19

Wednesday 4th March 2020 The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised that Barbados is braced for dealing with potential cases of passengers arriving with COVID-19. The Ministry is actively following the international recommendations and protocols of the WHO, CDC and IATA, and to date, there are no known or suspected cases locally. This comes…

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How to prepare for Meet the Media

Some tips and advice for media and bloggers on how to prepare for Meet the Media Taking place on Monday 17th February 2020, Meet the Media is one-day one-day networking event for the travel trade and Irish media.   This unique event will connect media from all over Ireland with 35 worldwide travel suppliers including airlines, hoteliers, tourist boards…

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Travel Health Tips for your 2020 Adventures

Are you planning on exploring the safaris of South Africa? Or, maybe you’re thinking of experiencing the waterfalls of Puerto Rico? Wherever your 2020 adventure is taking you – feeling healthy and happy during it will no doubt make it that much more memorable. Here are Tropical Medical Bureau’s travel health tips for your 2020…

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