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Student housing provider hit by international travel restrictions

[ad_1] Britain’s largest provider of student accommodation has warned that Covid’s international travel restrictions have affected demand from Chinese undergraduates. Unite Students said even though its occupancy rates rebounded as academics flocked to college campuses, the numbers were still below its expectations for the current year and below pre-pandemic levels. About 94% of its beds […]

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As travel restrictions ease, London homestay brand Plum Guide secures $ 9 million in funding

[ad_1] The global overnight market is estimated to be worth $ 1.2 trillion as the travel industry’s recovery accelerates from the pandemic, reports said. Despite this growth, the search for the perfect vacation can feel like a lottery with over 15 million households online to choose from. In addition, customer reviews are often misleading or […]

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Hospitality industry urges executives to ease Covid travel restrictions

[ad_1] Global travel and tourism jobs are expected to grow only 0.7% this year, with industry hampered by movement restrictions and uneven access to Covid-19 vaccines, World Travel said and Tourism Council. Governments could save nearly 19 million jobs by the end of 2021 if they continue to ease travel restrictions and allow travelers to […]

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New report shows growing frustration with COVID-19 travel restrictions

[ad_1] A new report from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found that commercial airline passengers are increasingly frustrated with the current travel restrictions of COVID-19. The IATA study found that 67% of those polled believed most country borders should be open now, a 12% increase from the June 2021 survey. Another 64% said […]

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Saudi Arabia further eases travel restrictions

[ad_1] DJEDDAH: The Kingdom’s first COVID-19 RT-PCR test, developed at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, has been approved by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority. Startup KAUST NoorDX launched the new service at KAUST Health, and university president Dr Tony Chan was the first to be tested. Located in KAUST’s main laboratories, NoorDX […]

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SuperyachtNews.com – Owner – Thailand lifts travel restrictions for yachts

[ad_1] Thailand’s possible reopening should take place on November 1 … New regulations for flying to Phuket will facilitate crew changes and the eventual reopening of Thailand scheduled for November 1, 2021. “The goal of the Thai government is to allow all vaccinated crew / guests to travel to Thailand without needing to quarantine,” says […]

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Covid-19: Australia eases restrictions on international travel; What does this mean for foreign travelers?

[ad_1] Countries are gradually moving towards opening up international travel in a calibrated manner. Australia opens its international borders allowing its permanent residents and citizens to leave the country. The reopening of national borders, however, depends on the respective national authorities of the country. Australian restrictions linked to Covid-19 Australia has imposed one of the […]

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Sadiq Khan says all travel restrictions must end to boost City

[ad_1] Sadiq Khan is leading calls from London businesses to remove all UK border restrictions in a relaxation of his previously tough stance on Covid restrictions. The mayor of London fears the capital will continue to fall behind its EU rivals unless the government allows “no restrictions, no tests and no passenger tracking forms” on […]

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Australia announces limited end to COVID-19 international travel restrictions

[ad_1] October 1 (UPI) – Australia announced on Friday that it is reopening its borders to some international travel after a controversial 18-month ban. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a press conference friday that fully vaccinated Australians and permanent residents of Australia who are abroad will be able to travel again. Australian officials said […]

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Travel restrictions hamper customer engagement with communications provider

[ad_1] X Sign up for free to receive the latest news straight to your inbox Register now Harrogate-headquartered Mobile Tornado says its total revenue in the six-month period to June 30, 2021 declined 2% to £ 1.27million (H1 2020: 1.29 million pounds sterling). Recurring revenue from the listed business, which provides instant mobile communication solutions […]

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United States travel restrictions: Croatian travelers can now travel to the United States without a visa

[ad_1] Travelers from Croatia will not need a visa to travel to the United States in the near future. According to the US government, Croatia will join countries whose inhabitants do not need a visa to enter the country. This is done as a sign of closer economic and security ties. The United States has […]

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Macau-Zhuhai travel restrictions in place until September 30

[ad_1] Authorities in Macao SAR and the nearby city of Zhuhai have agreed that epidemic prevention and control measures, currently in effect at the Zhuhai-Macao border crossings, will continue until midnight September 30. This is the result of a videoconference meeting between Chief Executive Ho Iat Seng and Communist Party Secretary of Zhuhai Municipal Committee […]

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Are there travel restrictions to the United States for fully vaccinated people?

[ad_1] In order to guard against new variants and stubbornly high infection rates, more and more countries are requiring citizens and visitors to have full immunization status for public activities and tourism. Although current travel restrictions in the United States do not prohibit travel to fully vaccinated individuals, several destinations may require proof of vaccination. […]

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Ban on international flights extended until October 31; check details here

[ad_1] New Delhi | Jagran brand office: The suspension of scheduled international commercial flight services has been extended until October 31, 2021, the Office of the Director General of Civil Aviation said on Tuesday. The restrictions will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. “This […]

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Record visitor levels and international travel restrictions help Blackpool piers recover from 2020 losses

[ad_1] Record levels of visitors and international travel restrictions have led the company behind Blackpool’s three piers to more than recoup its 2020 losses as it continues to rebound from the pandemic, new documents have confirmed. The Blackpool Pier Company, which owns the south, central and north piers of the town promenade, added that the […]

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Israeli airlines call for end of government travel restrictions

[ad_1] In a joint letter to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, El Al Israel Airlines, Arkia Israeli Airlines and Israir again appealed for financial and regulatory support, arguing that if the country’s strict travel restriction regime persists, they risk collapsing. The three carriers launched a similar appeal in early August. In the letter co-authored on […]

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[World Tourism Day] With travel restrictions easing, these influencers are eager to explore again

[ad_1] The pandemic has put an end to the “get feet, travel” aspirations of many, crippling the tourism and hospitality industry for more than a year and a half. Travel and tourism in India, which accounts for nearly 2.5% of its GDP, saw the loss of 14.5 million jobs in the first quarter of 2020 […]

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US loosens travel restrictions for fully immunized travelers around the world and 9 more travel stories

[ad_1] Skift take In Skift’s Top Articles This Week, The United States Announces Reopening To Fully Immunized Overseas Air Travelers, Expedia Group Consolidates Its Three Three Loyalty Programs, And Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Considering Work At distance allowing employees to live in cheaper areas. Rashaad Jörden Throughout the week, we’re posting original stories night and […]

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Best of Law Blogging: Travel Restrictions, Alumni Relationships, and Why You Shouldn’t “Do the Right Thing”

[ad_1] It’s Friday and that means we have a new batch of our favorite blog posts from last week, all handpicked by our Publishing Team members. COVID-19 remains a priority for many legal bloggers as they continue to manage everything from changing travel restrictions to new local orders and unvaccinated employees. We also have articles […]

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End of NIEs near – Biden’s Covid team announces travel restrictions will be lifted in November

[ad_1] News sources report that on September 20, Jeff Zients, the White House Covid Response Coordinator, announced an easing of restrictions on direct entry to the United States by fully vaccinated international travelers. Few details are available at the time of writing. The following FAQs address some of the initial questions that might arise as […]

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Relaxation of UK and US travel restrictions comes at best possible time for UAE airlines

[ad_1] Revising UK names on travel from UAE will ensure a busy fourth quarter for UAE airlines. In addition, there is also assistance from the United States. Image Credit: Bloomberg Dubai: As expected, airline bookings to the UK immediately increased after Britain announced further easing of restrictions for travelers from the UAE. “We will be […]

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White House plan to remove COVID-19 travel restrictions

[ad_1] Related practices and jurisdictions Wednesday September 22, 2021 The White House announced on September 20, 2021 that from “early November” 2021, the Biden administration would remove restrictions on international travelers seeking to travel to the United States, provided they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This policy change will apply to all international travelers, including […]

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IATA considers US move to lift COVID-19 travel restrictions

[ad_1] September 22 (THEWILL) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the Joe Biden administration’s decision to allow vaccinated travelers to enter the United States with a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling from the beginning of November 2021. Importantly, this replaces the so-called 212f restrictions which prevented anyone from entering the United States […]

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Coast hoteliers show optimism after UK lifts travel restrictions

[ad_1] Tourism stakeholders on the south coast hailed the UK’s decision to remove Kenya from the Red List which restricted travel for citizens of both countries. The Diani Hospitality Owners Association has said the decision to remove Kenya from the list is a momentum towards recovery for the tourism sector which is on its deathbed […]

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Airline bookings surge after US eases transatlantic travel restrictions

[ad_1] Perillo Tours CEO Steve Perillo shares his positive outlook for the future of travel amid COVID-19. Flight bookings to the United States have skyrocketed following the “long-awaited” reopening of the transatlantic corridor on Monday. Bookings on Virgin Atlantic on Monday night were up more than 600% from the previous week, with New York accounting […]

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IATA welcomes US decision to lift Covid-19 travel restrictions

[ad_1] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the Biden administration’s decision to allow vaccinated travelers entering the United States with a negative Covid-19 test result before traveling from early November. Importantly, IATA said, this replaces the so-called 212f restrictions that prevented anyone from entering the United States if they had been in 33 […]

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Update on travel restrictions for South Africa

[ad_1] Germany has removed South Africa from its list of high-risk countries, offering travelers an alternative route to the European Union (EU) Schengen area. In a notice published on Sunday, September 19, the German federal government announced that 14 countries had been removed from the list, which are no longer subject to strict entry requirements. […]

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Cathay Pacific lowers fourth quarter capacity forecast as travel restrictions persist

[ad_1] A Cathay Pacific jet is seen in front of the air traffic control tower at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China October 24, 2020. REUTERS / Tyrone Siu / File Photo Plans to fly 13% of passenger capacity before pandemic Had hoped to increase capacity to 30% of pre-COVID levels Passenger numbers were […]

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Japan struggles to ease travel restrictions for vaccinated people

[ad_1] TOKYO – Japan has so far refused to ease its request for a 14-day quarantine for travelers from overseas even as other major economies decide to drop these requirements for those vaccinated. Following a request from main business lobby Keidanren this month, Tokyo signaled its intention to gradually ease restrictions. He plans to shorten […]

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Joy for the double blow as UK lifts travel restrictions

[ad_1] The UK said on Friday it would simplify its restrictions on international travel and no longer require coronavirus testing before traveling to England for those vaccinated from low-risk countries. The announcement was made by Transport Minister Grant Shapps who said that from October 4, the traffic light that classified countries according to three risk […]

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U.S. lawmakers push Biden to lift Canada travel restrictions

[ad_1] Four U.S. Senators on Friday called on President Joe Biden to lift restrictions that have barred Canadians from crossing the northern U.S. border since March 2020. Democratic Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, Jon Tester of Montana and the independent Angus King of Maine have asked Biden to allow Canadians vaccinated […]

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BCC welcomes new rules on international travel restrictions

[ad_1] September 17, 2021 Respond to news of changes, Jacques Martin, Director politics at the BCC, said: “Ee decision to simplify the traffic light system in England will be very welcome news for companies in the travel industry and beyond. “Hope this the new regime will be provide everyone confidence and clarity necessary after so […]

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UK revises travel restrictions – vaccines much more free and unvaccinated people quarantine

[ad_1] UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced sweeping overhaul of Covid-19 travel … [+] restrictions, tests and quarantine requirements Getty Images UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced sweeping changes to travel restrictions, quarantine and testing for Covid-19. Shapps said the changes were made to make travel “easier” and to “cut costs”, as reported by […]

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Unnecessary travel restrictions that do more harm than good

[ad_1] Reading time: 4 minutes A year and a half after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the only thing keeping Air Canada alive are bailouts from the federal government. They are delaying the inevitable and sensible exit: reducing travel restrictions, encouraging tourism by ensuring effective containment and encouraging vaccination. In April, the government granted […]

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UAE Lifts Travel Restrictions For Residents Of India And 14 Other Countries | World news

[ad_1] It also allowed residents of Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Namibia, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Liberia, from South Africa, Nigeria and Afghanistan to travel to the United Arab Emirates from September 12. Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi UPDATED SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 […]

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Travel restrictions put 8,000 jobs at risk in English-language schools

[ad_1] English language schools urgently need clarity on recruiting new students or risk putting up to 8,000 teaching jobs at risk. David O’Grady, CEO of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), says he has no answers for global agents looking to book international students at the Irish schools he represents. Under current Covid guidelines, these private […]

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Relaxation of travel restrictions in the Republic reduced the number of restaurateurs in the North

[ad_1] The easing of travel restrictions in the Republic has slowed a flow of stays in the north, but hoteliers say visitors from the south continue to boost business in the region. Belfast’s Fitzwilliam Hotel said over the weekend that a large number of Republic holidaymakers had helped ensure it was full since it reopened […]

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Governor Murphy to announce vaccine mandate and travel restrictions f

[ad_1] Returning from vacation at his luxury luxury villa in Italy, Governor Phil Murphy is expected to announce new COVID restrictions today. It’s unclear whether he will announce a new statewide indoor mask mandate, but many suspect that will be the case as the COVID infection increases and hospitalizations have now passed 900. Murphy is […]

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Border health and travel restrictions annoy immigration advocates, businesses and elected officials

[ad_1] Governors of border states, including Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, are calling on the Biden administration to continue using Title 42, a Trump-era public health measure that allows for the deportation of migrants to the US-Mexico border as a way to slow the cross-border spread of Covid-19. Ducey sent a letter to Biden on July […]