With strict protocols, photos reveal how the return of destinations around the world is being done for post-Pandemic travel
What will my next vacation be like? When will I be able to travel again? What will post-Pandemic travel be like? What does ‘new normal’ mean in the tourism industry? The questions about the new normal arise. With tourist destinations reopening and the flexibility of confinement in different cities around the world, we have separated some pictures that show the security protocols and sanitary reinforcements done by the tourism companies that are already starting this process.
Some aerial stretches are coming back, along with the reopening of borders in different countries where the pandemic has stabilized a little. The prohibition of foreigners coming from high-risk countries is still very limited, in the cases of Brazil, India, the United States, Russia and other countries.
The most common questions at this time are about when we will be able to travel abroad, as well as our curiosity to know how the preparation of destinations and travel companies are doing to get back to business.
Recently, the largest airline in the UAE, Emirates, proposed to bear the costs of customers who require to be quarantined after arriving at one of the destinations where the company operates. The company also offers free medical assistance for Covid-19 cases, to ensure greater safety to their passengers.
In Brazil, the GJP Hotels & Resort chain has developed a partnership with the Sírio-Libanês hospital, one of the largest health references in the country, to align biosafety and hygiene protocols, following hospital standards that were applied in all units of the chain.
LATAM Airlines is operating flights to Portugal again and has reactivated the air network to several other countries, but requires its passengers to have negative tests before boarding, done up to 72 hours before the set arrival time at the destination. All conditions can be found on the Access Restrictions page, published on the company\’s official website.
In Uruguay, even with entering authorization exclusive to residents and natives, until the publication of this article, there is still a 14 days quarantine period requirement for those arriving from abroad. Only foreigners who are not residents, but have temporary entry for work and economic activities may enter the country.
For the bars, entertainment and outdoor activities sectors, changes may also surprise. Restaurants in Amsterdam have opted to have robots waiting tables, some other companies have chosen online menus, through websites or apps. Teddy bears occupy tables, to keep a social distance between customers and much more.
Are you curious to know what the new normal will be? The future of tourism has already become the present in many places around the world. Take a look at the changes in photos, prepare for your vacation as soon as the confinement is over, and see the new normal in post-Pandemic trips.
The Future and Present of Post-Pandemic Travel
1 – Airline companies reinforce biosecurity protocols during flights
2 – Hotels and resorts eliminate physical contact between employees and guests
3 – Leisure activities with scheduled times and smaller groups to reduce crowds
4 – More intimate inns are trending in post-Pandemic travel
5 – Airplanes modernize meal delivery during flights
6 – Isolation bubbles for outdoor activities reduce contamination risk
7 – Cleaning protocols enhance guest safety
8 – Restaurants create new strategies to increase space between customers
9 – Countries around the world require negative Covid-19 tests
10 – Technology helps to avoid physical contact in hotels and tourist attractions
11 – Museums and amusement parks opt at reduced bookings and online ticket purchase
12 – Travel agencies provide individual kits and reinforce cleaning services
13 – Hotels offer a la carte breakfast for guests in their own room, avoiding to assemble a buffet
14 – Nature destinations and travel in smaller groups seek to reduce crowds
15 – Companies and destinations create health standard inspection stamps
16 – Aircraft filters clean the air every 3 minutes
17 – Borders are open with restrictions, banning the entry of passengers that arrive from high-risk countries, are already a reality
18 – Special clothing to ensure the safety of employees, passengers and tourists
19 – Parks with markings made to reduce the possibility of crowds
20 – Constant temperature measurement will be required for post-Pandemic trips