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Countries have not yet come to a consensus on how to safely restart travel amid the coronavirus crisis, and this could cost the global economy trillions of dollars, according to the chief executive of Dubai Airports. “We don’t have an agreed testing procedure for a reliable, accurate and scalable test, and that needs to happen,”
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The Nautilus Maldives Despite the Maldives recently tightening entry requirements after a spike in coronavirus cases, the Indian Ocean archipelago is still one of the world’s most popular post-pandemic travel destinations – its glittering string of islands perfectly set up for social distanced travel. And if a tropical paradise complete with swaying palms and thatched
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Americans can now travel to Hawaii’s beautiful tropical shores without having to quarantine on arrival. From Oct. 15, domestic travelers who take part in the state’s Pre-Travel Testing Program can bypass a two-week quarantine requirement, provided they test negative for Covid-19 before and, in some cases, after they arrive. “After not being able to travel
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Boston Globe | Getty Images Many in Silicon Valley may be fuming about the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet‘s Google, but one slice of the tech industry is cheering the move: Online travel booking operators. TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer, a longtime critic of Google, welcomed the government’s decision to look into the tech behemoth.
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Although Foreign Office guidelines currently advise against sea-going cruises, sailing is returning to the Canary Islands from the start of November and there is no quarantine required on return to the UK Why go?  This underrated city set betwixt rugged mountains and the Atlantic Ocean impresses with a world-class arts venue, the world’s second biggest
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Southwest CEO Gary Kelly told CNBC on Thursday the airline is focusing its operations on leisure fliers, citing the difficulty in predicting when business travel will rebound in earnest from the coronavirus pandemic. Kelly, appearing on “Squawk on the Street,” said it usually takes about five years for corporate travel to begin expanding again after
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(CNN) — No airport testing regime to speak of. A “travel corridors” policy that now allows for unrestricted travel from England to just seven destinations around the world. And a second wave that’s beginning to look more like a tsunami. It’s no surprise that the tourist boards across the UK have been encouraging those desperate
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(CNN) — How would things taste if you lost your sense of smell? It’s a question that has become surprisingly common this year. Anosmia — or “smell blindness” — is a condition which is thought to affect around 5% of the population. But with loss of smell and/or taste two of the recognized symptoms of
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Johannes Reck, CEO of travel start-up GetYourGuide. Jens Kalaene | picture alliance | Getty Images LONDON— GetYourGuide, the Berlin-headquartered activity booking start-up has laid off close to 100 staff as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on the travel industry. The company was backed by SoftBank in a $484 million funding round last
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Expert guide to Les Deux Alpes Overview Hotels Restaurants Après ski Snow reports France’s up-and-coming snow-sure resort Les Deux Alpes is an important French resort popular with British skiers. It has three major assets: guaranteed snow cover, long cruisy runs for intermediates and one of the finest terrain parks in Europe. A top altitude of 3,568m means
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Southeast Asia, home to some of the most tourism-reliant countries in the world, is reeling from the coronavirus-induced global lockdowns — and many of the region’s travel industries are struggling to survive. Even though other regions like Europe have seen travel-related activities lifted, Southeast Asia’s borders have remained largely closed. The World Tourism Organization, a
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(CNN) — Slotted into the underbelly of Africa’s northwestern huddle, Ghana is a country that’s steadily reinventing itself. Known for its colorful culture, wildlife and natural beauty, the West African nation had one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest-growing economies in the past few years, thanks to cocoa and a relatively recent discovery of oil. The economic
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Expert guide to Les Deux Alpes Overview Hotels Restaurants Après ski Snow reports While accommodation may not be swanky, this resort offers a good combination of value options such as the stylish People Hostel teamed with pricier and more luxurious hotels and apartments with couples, families and groups are well-catered for. Hotels The People Hostel
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Can preflight testing get people flying again? The International Air Transport Association (IATA) thinks so. Last month, the trade association, which represents some 290 airlines around the world, called for the “development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic” Covid-19 testing for all passengers as a way to restore passenger confidence, bypass
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Have no experience with creating and editing video? Don’t worry! Just like anything else, it’s a learning process in itself – much like photography. No matter what experience level your filming / editing currently lays, everyone has to start somewhere.  Here are some tips to get started with. Before you go… Before departing on your
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