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“Travel. As much as you can.
As far as you can.
As long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.”

At TAG (Travel Assignment Group) our primary motivation & mantra is that our ‘customer is king and I am his treasurer’. Our whole team is invested in and focused on providing the best service, care, help and travel experience. In his weekly newsletter, ceo Jonathan Gerber congratulated the TAG Team on progress and gains made the last month, “I commend all of you for making this happen, let’s stay in the game and focused on delivering quality service to all of these new clients and our existing clients.”

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News online:
SA/Kenya – SAA and Kenya Airways have signed a codeshare agreement that opens more destinations for travellers. Travellers can combine flight segments and baggage on a single ticket and each airline can sell flights operated by each other, each under its own flight code.
WHO – The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern on Saturday (July 23)
Canada – WestJet strike prevented as agreement reached
US – Wildfires spread across California
Japan – highest alert level raised after volcano eruption in southern Japan
New Zealand – weather warnings issued. New Zealand’s MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for Christchurch and Canterbury for tomorrow, 26 July
Pakistan – Monsoon rains and flooding reported
UAE – Abu Dhabi-based budget carrier Wizz Air is to launch two new routes from Abu Dhabi later this year, to Kuwait and the Maldives
US – Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse to close on October 16
US – Presidio Tunnel Tops, a national park space in San Francisco, opens. The opening season of free family-friendly events and activities will be held until October
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally removed its COVID-19 ‘Program for Cruise Ships’, confirming that the voluntary advisory is no longer in effect and will not be updated further.
The Cruise Line International Association has applauded the move.
Bali – The largest beach club in Southeast Asia opens. Located on Berawa Beach, Tibubeneng, the venue has marketed itself as a lifestyle destination for travellers.
LATAM – boosts fleet with order for 17 Airbus A321s, to further expand it route offering. Additionally, the airline has also confirmed to bring in the A321XLR to complement long-haul operations.
Bhutan – to reopen borders from 23 September 2022, allowing Amankora’s five lodges to once again offer unparalleled journeys of discovery through this mystical Himalayan Kingdom.
Korea – raises PCR test requirements, starting today, July 25, quarantine process for international travellers will be strengthened. PCR Test within 1 day after arrival. 3-day leeway shorten to 1 day. Travellers to stay in their accommodations until a neg PCR Test result.

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