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Around 35 attendees at a recent CDC meeting turned up positive for COVID — more proof that COVID is still a thing, even if many don’t want to deal with COVID safety protocols anymore.
COVID is a factor as the U.S. extends the public health emergency, countries institute testing requirements for visitors from China, and the emergence of a new variant has the WHO urging masking.
Canada has announced that vaccination and masking requirements are going away this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.
Australia events are on the comeback trail, according to new research by Tourism Australia.
Once again, meeting organizers are considering—and sometimes reinstating—mask requirements to combat the highly contagious BA.5 variant.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lifted COVID-related health warning on cruise travel the agency put in place at the start of the pandemic.
Face-to-face meetings are more important than ever, according to a new report by the San Diego State University School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and AHLA.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner and chairman of the Sail Safe Global Health & Wellness Council, recently shared his outlook on COVID-19 and its future impact on society as a whole, as well as travel.
COVID is on the wane, but event organizers still need a strategy to help mitigate COVID-related risk.
Australia is reopening its borders to meeting and incentive groups beginning Feb. 21, 2022.
The days of expecting to be able to avoid anyone catching COVID at an event are probably over.
Testing & vaccination are on everyone's minds, as we realize that a multi-layered approach is the key to safe events.
What’s a planner to do if the event organizer wants to require proof that attendees are fully vaccinated, but they are meeting in a destination where the state law prohibits vaccine mandates?
2021 was the year we learned how to safely restart meetings and events—and many of our top stories of the year were about how to successfully walk that fine line.