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Airlines warn the cost of Covid tests will stop people going abroad
Research shows travellers have to pay twice as much for PCR tests in the UK as they do in much of Europe
How vaccinated travelers became hot property
The "Plague Island" headlines splashed across the front pages said it all.
Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back
Once one of the world's most powerful travel documents, the might of the United States passport has been diminished during the pandemic. With US Covid-19 cases near the 29 million mark, some nations continue to view American vacationers ...
Meet the youngest person to travel to every country in the world
For International Women’s Day, we catch up with Lexie Alford, the youngest woman to travel to every country in the world.
International travel delays could cost the UK economy €30bn
The UK has just announced its plan for leaving lockdown - but experts are predicting huge losses to the economy if international travel is delayed any longer.
Russian grandma, 91, proves it's never too late to travel the world solo
Elena Erkhova was a walking embodiment of the fact that adventure has no age limit.
2020 "Worst Year" In Tourism History As Pandemic Cost $1.3 Trillion: UN
Revenue lost last year amounted to "more than 11 times the loss recorded during the 2009 global economic crisis," the Madrid-based World Tourism Organization said, warning that between 100 and 120 million direct tourism jobs were at risk.
COVID-19: Joe Biden to reimpose travel ban on UK and European Union
The new president, who has been seen as taking swift action on COVID-19, will reportedly announce the move on Monday.
Where is everyone? - deserted New Year celebrations
The world experienced perhaps the quietest New Year's Eve in centuries as the coronavirus pandemic forced most of the festivities to take place without an audience.
Canada To Require Negative COVID-19 Test For People Entering Country
The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests will need to be conducted within three days of boarding a flight, officials told a news conference.
2020 was brutal for airlines. Next year could be even trickier.
The airline industry will return — but reshaped, redesigned and ready to meet new challenges.
United passenger who died after collapsing on crowded plane had COVID-19
A United Airlines passenger who died after collapsing on a Los Angeles-bound flight — and receiving CPR from fellow travelers — had the coronavirus, a coroner said.
Italy, Belgium, Holland and Austria axe UK flights over mutant virus
Continental Europe was pulling up the drawbridge on the UK on Sunday as Italy joined Belgium, Ireland, Germany and the Netherlands in banning flights from the UK.
Russian airline designates plane seats for passengers who refuse to wear masks
Russian airline Aeroflot has announced it will designate specific seats on board its planes for passengers who refuse to wear masks.
Congress requires a doctor on every cruise ship – as part of sweeping defense bill headed to Trump’s desk
Congress passed the first regulations on the cruise industry in a decade Friday, which include requiring a registered doctor to be aboard every ship, as just one provision as part of the $740 billion major national defense bill approved ...
Singapore tightens rules on Hong Kong visitors amid ‘worsening’ outbreak
From December 14, visitors entering Singapore with a travel history to Hong Kong in the last 14 days must serve a two-week quarantine in dedicated facilities.
Hawaii is offering free round trips to Digital Nomads who want to live there temporarily
What better way to survive a pandemic than to do it on a beach in Hawaii?
Cash-strapped airlines offer up air miles to small businesses, nonprofits
In response to what's known as "Giving Tuesday," some of the country's largest carriers have begun encouraging their customers to donate air miles to help offset travel costs for organizations.
Princess Cruises cancels weeklong (and longer) US voyages through November 2021
The cruise industry’s coronavirus shutdown is growing longer.
Airlines will struggle long after passengers feel safe to fly again
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the worst financial crisis in the history of the airline industry. But when the health crisis is over, airlines' financial problems will probably continue for years.
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