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MAURITIUS OFFERS FREE COVID JABS TO PREMIUM VISA HOLDERS

Mauritius’ Premium Visa allows international visitors to stay on the island for…
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MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES REOPEN FOR VACCINATED VISITORS

Countries on the Mediterranean Sea are opening one by one to either…
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VIENNA READY FOR RECOVERY

INTERVIEW - Norbert Kettner, Vienna Tourist Board’s Director: "we will promote Vienna…
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FRANCE LAUNCHES EUROPEAN “RECOVERY CAMPAIGN”

Atout France is launching a recovery campaign entitled “What really matters! #ExploreFrance”.…
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INTERVIEW: UNWTO / IATA DESTINATION TRACKER

An exceptional new project has been launched between UNWTO and IATA, named…
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BREATHTAKING “PRIVATE ISLAND VACATIONS” IN FIJI TO OFFSET COVID TRAVEL SLUMP

Fiji's COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Taskforce (CRMT) is promoting “Luxury Vacations in Paradise”…
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EU PARLIAMENT VOTES ON “EU COVID-19 CERTIFICATES”

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a COVID-19 certificate to…
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VACCINATION SET TO OPEN GATES TO EUROPE FOR U.S. RESIDENTS

By Veronika Verzhak European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says vaccinated…
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MALDIVES INTRODUCES 3V TOURISM

The Maldives are planning “vaccination stay” packages for tourists in order to…
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US TRAVEL INDUSTRY REACTS TO NEW COVID-19 TRAVEL GUIDANCE

The United States travel industry has welcome new Centres for Disease Control…
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25% OF AUSTRALIA’S HALF-PRICE FLIGHTS SELL ON FIRST DAY

Virgin Australia is thoughts to have recorded its highest number of bookings…
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JORDAN TO CREATE “GOLDEN ZONE” FOR VACCINATED TRAVELLERS

Jordan is planning to create a virus-free “golden zone” for tourists that…
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BRINGING BACK FREEDOM IS ESSENTIAL TO A EUROPEAN TOURISM RECOVERY

An ITB Panel Discussion during ITB Berlin NOW looked at the recovery…
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SRI LANKA: A MODEL FOR THE REOPENING OF ASIAN DESTINATIONS

One of the most progressive destinations in Asia when it comes to…
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DIGITAL GREEN CARD SET TO REOPEN BORDERS IN EUROPE

The European Union has unveiled its “Digital Green Certificate” to facilitate free…
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IATA SAYS AIR TRANSPORT WILL BEGIN TO RECOVER BY YEAR END

Alexander de Juniac, the Director General and CEO of the International Air…
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GOLF QUARANTINE: THAILAND SWINGS TO AN ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR FOREIGN VISITORS

While Thailand is reopening very cautiously to international tourists with very strict…
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YOUR COVID PASSPORT, PLEASE SIR…

Sweden and Denmark have announced they will begin the development of digital…
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ICELAND TO REOPEN BORDERS TO FOREIGN TOURISTS

Iceland is among the first countries in Europe to lift quarantine for…
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NEW TECH COVID TRAVEL AIDS INTRODUCED

United Airlines has announced what they term as “industry-exclusive” technology to ease…
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IOC GIVES OPTIMISTIC FORECAST FOR TOKYO’S SUMMER OLYMPIAD

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says this year’s rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will…
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AIRLINES PREPARE FOR NEW U.S. COVID-19 TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Beginning Tuesday, 26 January, international travellers to the United States will be…