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Insurance & Safety Practices: How to best prepare - Shared screen with speaker view
Christine Kessler
16:58
travel planner here.
Rachele Neu
17:03
Same here
Matt Horst (he/him)
17:04
travel planner as well
Patricia Tyler
17:05
Travel planner
Michel LaRiviere (Travel Manitoba)
17:06
Destination
Amanda Zehner
17:07
Operator here!
Angela Jenkins, Thomson Safaris
17:10
operator
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
17:32
Operator
Angela Jenkins, Thomson Safaris
17:34
As of nov. 1 we require vaccines. And also pr tests
Bethany Morris
18:19
Anyone besides Thomson requiring vax?
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
19:19
We require vaccinations and strongly recommend to take an antigen test
Amanda Zehner
20:48
We have!
Rachele Neu
20:57
We have had several operators run trips
Patricia Tyler
21:01
No trips here. We still have a travel ban.
Christine Kessler
21:02
The Nature Conservancy has had domestic trips run.
Angela Jenkins, Thomson Safaris
21:09
we have. Been running trips to December, and thankfully no covid incidences (knock on wood).
Rachele Neu
21:13
We have had positive tests, thankfully they were domestic
Rachele Neu
21:25
We saw issues in Alaska in July
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
23:42
We have run trips this year with people from the UK. All went well fortunately. Participants were very good in following all the rules and advice.
Amanda Zehner
24:25
Curious if there was a vaccination requirement for those trips? Or if these on trip cases pre-dated vaccine requirements?
Rachele Neu
24:44
Our issues were all breakthrough cases. All travelers were vaccinated and had negative PCR tests. Then 2 felt sick and tested positive (not from our group) but we did have 2 from our group test positive when they returned. Then we had a vaccinated traveler have a positive PCR
Rachele Neu
24:55
All of our operators require vaccination
Rachele Neu
25:03
(I work for an alumni group)
Amanda Zehner
25:08
Thanks!
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
26:03
Participants had to be vaccinated.
Rachele Neu
27:04
Our trip was a small ship
Bethany Morris
28:32
We might try to bring the gallery up on the screen in the rooom. I *think* we could also hear you if you unmute. Can everyone bring up your video, please?
Bethany Morris
28:56
And then if you have a question, you might be able to ask it.
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
30:34
Sorry having dinner at the moment. I am in Europe.
Christine Kessler
31:10
I'm on the west coast. Paused my 2nd breakfast.
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
31:22
Out trips are small group hiking holidays
Rachele Neu
31:29
I now want lunch! haha
Patricia Tyler
32:00
Me too!
Kerry Dyer (she/her)
32:51
I’m also having breakfast off camera
Bethany Morris
33:23
Thanks all. Anyone with a question or comment?
Patricia Tyler
34:48
Is quarantine coverage included in premium coverage or is it additional?
Rachele Neu
51:45
We made a waiver that says that — basically that we are not the operator and the contract you (travelers) make is with the operator
Rachele Neu
52:18
Yes!! We do that too, we don’t take credit cards anymore!
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
56:29
We definitely don’t want people that tested positive on our tours so we give them a full refund if they tested positive within 10 days before the start of the holiday.
Rachele Neu
56:34
No more cancellation fees!
Rachele Neu
57:05
Most of our operators will fully refund the deposit up to 3ish months prior to deposit
Rachele Neu
57:30
departure*
Amanda Zehner
57:37
Seeing travelers incredibly grateful and appreciative for the opportunity to travel and be together in person - making for incredibly transformative and impactful on trip experiences.
Christine Kessler
58:49
Yes! Agreed, Amanda!
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
59:25
We see the same
Angela Jenkins, Thomson Safaris
01:00:54
Same, Amanda! Also, this has been a special year for travelers heading out on safari with us. There is a level of exclusivity out there in the national parks that travelers haven’t seen in decades. We of course want travel to pick up even more, but it has been nice for folks to enjoy the wildlife without the crowds.
Frieda - About Argyll Walking Holidays
01:11:44
The was a very great of session. Thanks
Bethany Morris
01:11:51
Thanks everyone!
Patricia Tyler
01:12:02
Thank you, Bethany!
Bethany Morris
01:12:05
See you after kunch/dinner
Lisa Valdivia (EDF)
01:12:06
Thank you!! Great session.
Bethany Morris
01:12:13
*lunch