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Omicron variant Latest from Covid Australia: Travel restrictions, border updates, Sydney, Victoria

NSW Deputy Premier Paul Toole made a bold pledge to residents of the state, despite escalating Omicron fears. Australian leaders will attend an urgent national cabinet meeting today after the nation has confirmed five Omicron cases, and that number is expected to rise. So far, four cases have been identified in New South Wales and […]

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Singapore Airlines to sell flexible ticket packages

Singapore Airlines has launched a new product that will allow passengers in certain markets to purchase bundles of airline tickets that can be used for future bookings. Called Flight Pass, the packages will initially be offered on SIA services between Singapore and France, Italy, South Korea, Spain, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. This includes […]

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Global Alert, Travel Restrictions Imposed As New Omicron COVID Variant Spreads To More Countries | World news

London: The potentially more contagious new omicron variant of the coronavirus has emerged in more European countries just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread. The UK tightened its rules on mask wearing and testing for international arrivals on Saturday after finding two cases. New […]

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New Zealand casinos will struggle in 2022 as new travel restrictions are revealed

New Zealand’s tourism industry has been crushed again as new regulations on travel restrictions for foreigners are established and the country’s borders will be closed for a longer period than expected. This is a huge success for casinos nationwide as they cannot rely on players from other countries until 2022. But during the lockdown at […]

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Six African countries added to UK red list

Update (1625 November 26): The Netherlands, Italy, the Czech Republic and Germany have now imposed restrictions on flights and travelers from several southern African countries. The Czech Republic will ban anyone who has spent more than 12 hours in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Namibia from entering the country from Saturday. Meanwhile, […]

Travel agencies

‘People feel more comfortable’: London area travel agencies see boost

London, Ont. – After months of confinement and hesitation, a few Londoners are thinking about the trip again. A clear sign of the change is visible in some local travel agencies where agents have returned to their jobs. Kelly Balderston, travel agent at Robert Q Travel in London, is back full time and was recently […]

Travel destinations

3 hygge travel destinations to visit in California

Hello and happy Thanksgiving, dear escapees. Chances are you’ve heard of “hygge” (pronounced “hoo-gah”), a Danish word for “well-being” and “friendliness” that became widely known in the mid-2010s. At home, adopting hygge often involves lighting candles, bundling up in blankets, and enjoying a calm, content conversation with loved ones. But what does hygge mean when […]

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Relaxation of travel restrictions to increase profits for the airport infrastructure sector: ICRA

Streamlining travel restrictions after the lockdown is expected to boost operating profits for the airport infrastructure industry in FY22, the ICRA said on Wednesday. However, the outlook for the sector remains “negative”, the rating agency said. “The operating income and operating profit of the sector are estimated at Rs 14,000 crore and Rs 3,250 crore […]

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Colombia Business Travel Hotel Review: Soy Local Insignia Cartagena

As a new feature of Finance Colombia, we will periodically review the attractions, whether hotels, restaurants or others, relevant to the business traveler. Today we review the hotel called Soy Local Insignia, located in the Getsemaní district of Cartagena. Unlike the walled city that dates back to the 1500s and the modern tourist districts of […]

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Here are the 20 best travel destinations for Thanksgiving 2021

Where is everyone going for Thanksgiving this year? The answers may surprise you. New York and Cancun rank among Americans’ top picks for turkey day destinations in 2021, according to Allianz Partners United StatesTop 10 in Thanksgiving Destination Index. Other popular draws for domestic travelers include Seattle and Boston, while London and Paris have returned […]