Norwegian asks creditors for delay

by on March 26, 2020 0

Norwegian Airlines asks creditors to defer interest and repayment on loans until June 30 to meet state requirements before disbursement of relief package funds.

The Norwegian low-cost company Norwegian on Wednesday evening contacted its lenders to seek deferral of interest payments and repayments on its debt items until June 30 this year. This is done...

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Travel industry in emergency money shortage

by on March 26, 2020 0

Corona-canceled travel means that the Norwegian travel industry owes its customers a considerable amount. The deadline for payment within 14 days is not possible without government assistance.

The Corona measures have meant that the travel industry has stopped completely.

– In case of cancellation, the customer will have a full refund and the money back in...

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Scandic needs NOK 1.6 billion

by on March 24, 2020 0

Low occupancy for several months to come means that the Scandic hotel chain has a financing need of around NOK 1.6 billion.

Corona crisis, Scandic has implemented significant cost measures. Last week, the chain’s occupancy rate was ten to fifteen percent. At the same time, it is estimated that at the end of April the...

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Sweden, tourism is worst hit by corona

by on March 22, 2020 0

The hospitality industry and tourism industry are drastically affected as travel decreases and events are canceled. We do not know exactly how the downturn will affect various municipalities and workplaces, but statistics from Statistics Sweden show where we are being hit the hardest.

Charlotta Mellander is a professor of economics and researches regional development, cities...

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Norwegian requests the same support as SAS

by on March 22, 2020 0

Norwegian is a Norwegian company that needs similar help from the Norwegian authorities in order to secure Norwegian jobs, infrastructure and value creation. We are pleased that the Government and Storting have said they will do everything necessary to save Norwegian companies and Norwegian jobs through this crisis, and we now hope that similar...

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DRF: Auxiliary Corona package is not sufficient

by on March 22, 2020 0


DRF Director Lars Thykier says many travel agencies are already bankrupt at this time, and he wonders if the $ 1.5 billion danish kroner the Government guarantees through the Travel Guarantee Fund is a loan and not a definite compensation. “It will take years to repay such a large amount, and I am...

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Hertz cars available in new Amadeus deal

by on March 22, 2020 0

Amadeus has signed a new agreement with Hertz to offer travel agencies and travelers around the world access to cars from Hertz ‘complete range of the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands. This means that travel agents will have a more flexible approach to Hertz’s approximately 10,200 branches and franchisees in North America, Europe,...

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Nearly nine out of ten hotel rooms bookings were extinguished

by on March 22, 2020 0

More and more hotel rooms in the country are empty in the wake of the corona virus. According to business organization Visita, which has obtained figures from Benchmark Alliance, the occupancy rate of the hotels has completely crashed, TT reports.

Almost nine out of ten hotel rooms in Stockholm are vacant and in Gothenburg, occupancy...

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Travel trends for the 2020

by on March 22, 2020 0


“The trends we see for 2020 and beyond are more sustainable, more long-term and go deeper than previous trends,” says Ellen Wolff Andresen, Marketing and Administration Manager at Ticket.

Countering over-tourism

In recent years, an increasing tendency has been to visit so-called second cities – not to visit the country’s most popular city or...

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Corona fear spreads

by on March 22, 2020 0

“There have been fewer last-minute bookings to Southeast Asia, rather they are booking to other destinations, such as the Canary Islands,” said acting communications manager Adam Györki of the travel company TUI to E24.

Most people who travel to Thailand, for example, booked their trip already last summer.

At Ving there is also some...

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