Scott Morrison casts gloom on Australia’s prospects for quarantine-free travel with Europe and US | Australia news

Scott Morrison has confirmed Australia will move “very cautiously” to reopen quarantine-free travel with a “handful” of countries, raising the prospect Europe and the United States will be excluded until 2022 unless a Covid vaccine is available.

Morrison made the comments at a doorstop in Redbank, campaigning with Queensland’s Liberal National party leader, Deb Frecklington, and targeting the Labor premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over the state’s reluctance to remove its state

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Australians unlikely to travel to Europe or the US until 2022

Australians unlikely to travel to Europe

AUSTRALIANS unlikely to travel to Europe or the US until 2022, warned the Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham this week.

However, Mr.  Birmingham conceded that they may open the travel bubble with New Zealand.

Following the Federal Budget last Tuesday, the government predicted that vaccinations would not be competed for all Australians before the end of 2021, meaning that until then overseas travel would have to “remain low”.

Speaking to The

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Europe Seeks Deal on Common Travel-Curb Rules: Brussels Edition

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union.

EU government envoys in Brussels will today seek agreement on common thresholds for imposing bloc-wide travel rules (such as requiring quarantine or negative Covid-test results for visitors). Diplomats are optimistic that a deal is within reach, which could offer some relief to the continent’s battered airlines and travelers confused by the

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Italy Travel Open To Most, Tests For Europe Red Zones: What To Know

Nearly all travelers are now able to visit Italy, with tests and

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MarBella Corfu Hotel Wins Place Among CNT’s Top 30 Resorts in Europe




The MarBella Corfu Hotel has been included on the list of the Top 30 Resorts in Europe that was recently released by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

“We are very proud that especially this year, amid difficult times for Greek and global tourism, the guests who chose to live the unique holiday experience of MarBella Corfu, have honored us with excellent reviews and highlighted our hotel as one

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Patrick Reed finds friends in Europe after travelling to play in PGA Championship at Wentworth

A strange year has just got stranger still. Who would ever thought that Patrick Reed – AKA Captain America, the patriot who refuses to bow to the Ryder Cup’s blue-and-gold brigade — would be considered a pariah on the PGA Tour but welcomed as a hero on the European Tour?

The respect he is being accorded at this BMW PGA Championship is well deserved. If Reed, 30, had decided to

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Americans Here Are 5 Reasons Europe Travel May Be Easier Than You Think

As the

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Eclipse Air Charter expands into Europe following rise in demand for private jet travel amid COVID-19

The expansion, which will double Eclipse’s team of professionals, follows the brand’s successful launch in Toronto in 2016 and growth to New York City in 2018. 

“What really sets us apart is the client service,” says Yasmin Alam, who founded the business in 2016 and has made it a priority as Managing Director to employ rising female talent. “Many of the private jet companies that have come onto the

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9 Travel Tips from Classical Europe

To read ancient travel writing is to dive into a treasure trove rich in both the fantastical and the familiar. Nearly two millennia before a dog-eared edition of Lonely Planet became the ubiquitous backpacker’s bible, a Greek geographer, Pausanias (c.110–180 CE), was writing what has become known as the world’s first guidebook. Descriptions of Greece (c.155–175 CE) contains accounts of treasures familiar to modern readers—those of the Parthenon, for example—alongside

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Anti-masker broke quarantine to speak at Toronto anti-lockdown protest after travelling to Europe

A York region man who has consistently rallied against health measures meant to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic broke his federally-imposed travel quarantine this weekend to speak at an anti-lockdown rally in downtown Toronto.

Social media posts show that Chris Saccoccia, who has also identified himself as “Chris Sky” both in interviews and online, spoke at an anti-lockdown rally in Ireland on Sept. 12.

The 37-year-old then spoke

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Why does American travel writing erase Black people? | Europe

As Black Lives Matter protests spread to Europe in early June, Rick Steves, the US’s most popular European guidebook author, shared a picture in solidarity on Instagram. It was Eugene Delacroix’s 1830 epic, Liberty Leading the People. The image linked to his blog, where he had penned one of his Daily Dose of Europe entries celebrating the Delacroix masterwork and explaining how it depicted the popular protests of the July

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Wildfire smoke makes it to Europe as data shows rare fire intensity

Such transport of smoke at high altitude from North America to Europe is typically seen once or twice a year with wildfires in British Columbia, not the United States, said Mark Parrington, a senior scientist at CAMS, in an email.

Not only that, but satellite data using detections of heat abnormalities at the surface shows that the ongoing fires in these three western states, which have burned more than 5

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When can Americans travel to Europe again? We asked 4 insiders.

The closure of European borders to American tourists in March, with no clear off-ramp, has been one painful blow of the pandemic. Six months later, Americans are starting to travel again, but international destinations are still limited.

Even with some pockets of Europe available to American tourists, including Croatia, the United Kingdom and North Macedonia, the question of when the rest of the continent will reopen remains. And with Europe’s

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When can Americans travel to Europe again?

The closure of European borders to American tourists in March, with no clear end, has been one painful facet of the pandemic. Six months later, Americans are starting to travel again, but international destinations are still limited.

Even with some pockets of Europe available to American tourists, including Croatia, the United Kingdom and North Macedonia, the question of when the rest of the continent will reopen remains. And with Europe’s

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Study shows the state of hotel cleanliness in Europe. Which countries are best for booking hotels that are clean? – Press Release

Sep. 25, 2020 / PRZen / LOS ANGELES — Cleanliness plays a crucial role not only in our everyday lives but also in the world-wide accommodation industry. Many tourists attach great importance to the hygiene and cleanliness when booking hotel. It has come to the point where some platforms perform studies on the cleanliness of hotels and help you make up your mind. We’ve taken a close look at one
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The 9 best surfing destinations in Europe



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As the travel industry reopens following COVID-19 shutdowns, TPG suggests that you talk to your doctor, follow health officials’ guidance and research local travel restrictions before booking that next trip. We will be here to help you prepare,

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The Best New Luxury Hotels And Resorts In Europe

Every year, the World Travel Awards celebrates the very best across the tourism and hospitality industries. Postponed this year due to the pandemic, the Awards will now take place in Antalya, Turkey, in late October.

Among the nominations this year, which are selected by travel professionals and the public, are properties from emerging tourism destinations like; Baku, Azerbaijan-Batumi, Georgia-Bydgoszcz, Poland-Derry, Northern Ireland-Kutná

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New Exclusive MAX SHORE Itineraries Offer Explorers And Travelers Choice Of Two Immersive Adventures At The Crossroads Of Europe And Asia

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Due to the popularity of its innovative and unique new all-inclusiveMAX SHORE experiences, Atlas Ocean Voyages today unveiled two new luxe-adventure itineraries, which feature included, immersive and complimentary “vacations-within-vacations.” Discerning and experienced travelers can choose World Navigator’s two new 24-night MAX SHORE itineraries, departing August 4, 2021, from Odessa, Ukraine, to the Black, Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean

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Where can Canadians travel in Europe? Here’s a list of destinations

Where can Canadians travel in Europe? Here’s a list of destinations

Friday, September 18, 2020

By: Kathryn Folliott and Cindy Sosroutomo

TORONTO — While this is far from a typical year, Europe still beckons for many, and some clients may be wondering how to travel to Europe this fall.

More than 20 European countries are open to Canadian travellers, even if Canadians must still quarantine for 14 days upon their

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How to avoid the most common travel scams in Europe



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Travel scams can happen to the savviest of travelers — and even travel writers and experts themselves. I almost let a scammer dressed as a security guard for Thailand’s Grand Palace convince me the attraction was closed for

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