As the weeks go by, news updates regarding the coronavirus and its effects on the travel industry are everywhere, but not all news sources are created equal.
During this time, it’s important to stay on top of verified news updates regarding travel, so we've shared our top-trusted travel industry news sources to help you stay up to date.
Travel Weekly is the UK’s market-leading publication for the travel industry and is the industry’s most trusted source of digital news and information.
Their site features a dedicated coronavirus newsfeed and a crisis expert panel, where you can post questions. Plus, they have also recently started a Travel’s Good Deed Feed on Twitter, where they share positive stories to help boost the mood, which we think is a great idea!
TTG was established as Travel Trade Gazette in 1953 and was the world’s very first weekly travel trade newspaper. Today, they offer authoritative news and educational features in a weekly magazine, plus face-to-face training events, annual travel awards and more.
TTG has an area on their website specifically focused on coronavirus updates to help you keep up to date with all the latest news. They have also set up a coronavirus business support forum, which is perfect for supporting fellow companies within the travel business community.
Breaking Travel News
Breaking Travel News is one of the leading European business-to-business travel portals and news sources, attracting over 10,000 daily readers.
While there isn’t a specific coronavirus section on the website, their newsfeed offers invaluable insights into the industry as a whole during this time, and reports on how the crisis is affecting airlines, the hospitality sector and more.
PhocusWire live blog
PhocusWire is a daily news companion for the travel industry, powered by Phocuswright, a well-respected travel research authority and events brand.
They have set up a live blog called The impact of coronavirus on the travel industry, which is updated frequently and features key details, plus detailed updates on global events.
Last but not least, if in doubt, you can always rely on the BBC for regular updates and reports on coronavirus. Their site features a Click coronavirus tab where you can catch up on all the latest worldwide news surrounding the crisis.
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