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reuters.com - Jamie Freed,Renju Jose - Bubble burst: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel with Australia
Bubble burst: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel with Australia
Reuters

Suspension to last at least 8 weeks Australia fighting outbreak of Delta variant Demand for flights had been lower than expected SYDNEY, July 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand will pause its quarantine-free travel arrangement with Australia for at least…

forbes.com - Geoff Whitmore - Is The Delta Variant Causing Travel Restrictions?
Is The Delta Variant Causing Travel Restrictions?
Forbes

The Delta variant is spreading rapidly throughout the United States, and several local jurisdictions are reevaluating their current public health protocols. Will this variant lead to a revival of travel restrictions in the United States and…

reuters.com - Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread
Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread
Reuters

MANILA, July 23 (Reuters) - The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, the…

independent.co.uk - Simon Calder - Travel industry crisis as airports expect as few as 20% of normal passenger numbers
Travel industry crisis as airports expect as few as 20% of normal passenger numbers
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice The scale of Britain's travel industry crisis has been laid bare by…

nytimes.com - Sarah Firshein - Help! I'm Traveling to Europe. All the Requirements Are a Dizzying Mess.
Help! I'm Traveling to Europe. All the Requirements Are a Dizzying Mess.
The New York Times

I know that vaccinated Americans are not required to quarantine when visiting France, but are they required to take a Covid test — either going there or returning home? And although I updated my Clear app to show that I have been vaccinated…

reuters.com - Germany tightens rules for unvaccinated travellers from Spain, Netherlands
Germany tightens rules for unvaccinated travellers from Spain, Netherlands
Reuters

BERLIN, July 23 (Reuters) - Germany is classifying Spain and the Netherlands as areas with a high incidence of coronavirus, which means that unvaccinated travellers returning from those countries will have to quarantine for at least five days. The…

nytimes.com - Natasha Frost - Covid Live Updates: Spread of Delta Bursts Australia-New Zealand Travel Bubble
Covid Live Updates: Spread of Delta Bursts Australia-New Zealand Travel Bubble
The New York Times

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand ordered a pause on quarantine-free travel from Australia for at least eight weeks, citing coronavirus surges caused by the Delta variant that have left more than half of Australia under lockdown.

koat.com - Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN - Biden faces increased pressure from US allies, travel industry to lift pandemic-era restrictions
Biden faces increased pressure from US allies, travel industry to lift pandemic-era restrictions
KOAT

Updated: 4:54 PM MDT Jul 22, 2021 Biden faces increased pressure from US allies, travel industry to lift pandemic-era restrictions Updated: 4:54 PM MDT Jul 22, 2021 Biden faces increased pressure from US allies, travel industry to lift pandemic-era…

reuters.com - Air Canada's quarterly loss narrows as travel demand returns
Air Canada's quarterly loss narrows as travel demand returns
Reuters

July 23 (Reuters) - Air Canada (AC.TO) reported a smaller second-quarter loss on Friday, as rising vaccination rates and easing restrictions aided a rebound in travel demand. Canada will allow fully vaccinated U.S. tourists to enter the country…

cbc.ca - The Canadian Press - Air Canada earnings show demand for travel is returning - but slowly
Air Canada earnings show demand for travel is returning - but slowly
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Air Canada reported improving but still big losses in the second quarter as travel demand started to rise. The Montreal-based company says it lost $1.17 billion or $3.31 per diluted share, compared…

forbes.com - Doug Gollan - Big And Small, Private Jet Companies Are Gearing Up For Business Travelers
Big And Small, Private Jet Companies Are Gearing Up For Business Travelers
Forbes

The next wave of private jet travelers is likely to have suits and ties instead of shorts and scuba gear. A report in The Wall Street Journal indicates CEOs are overruling the bean counters, encouraging executives to use private jets to go out and…

forbes.com - Margaux Lushing - Sustainable Summer Travel In-Flight Essentials
Sustainable Summer Travel In-Flight Essentials
Forbes

The best sustainable inflight essentials for summer of 2021 are those that solve air-travel's eternal challenges: staying organized, staying protected from the elements and staying comfortable through it all. Bonus points for lightweight solutions…

theblockcrypto.com - UK Treasury moves toward implementing FATF's crypto 'travel rule
UK Treasury moves toward implementing FATF's crypto 'travel rule
The Block

HM Treasury, the U.K. government's finance ministry, unveiled Thursday a public consultation on, among other subjects, its planned implementation of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)'s so-called travel rule for cryptocurrency transactions. On…

telegraph.co.uk - Bertie Alexander Lawson - Without tourists, Myanmar has travelled back in time - and its people face devastation
Without tourists, Myanmar has travelled back in time - and its people face devastation
The Telegraph

When the coronavirus pandemic ground tourism to a halt, a perceived silver lining was the effect this would have on the planet as nature reclaimed destinations that had before been the preserve for travellers and tour buses. Turtles began…

matadornetwork.com - Jacqueline Devigne - The best places to visit in Jordan for every type of traveler
The best places to visit in Jordan for every type of traveler
Matador Network

The Middle East is full of treasures, but the region is not an easy one to visit, whether because of violent conflicts or the difficulties foreigners face when trying to obtain tourist visas. Jordan is an exception. Surrounded by Israel, Saudi…

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