Returning to New York from an international destination? You’ll likely have to quarantine

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Amidst the myriad headlines that have peppered media sources this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has added a couple of his own.

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In addition to updating the weekly restrictions list for

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) air hostess returns Dh21,385 to passenger travelling from Dubai to Karachi

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A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) air hostess returned Dh21,385 to a passenger travelling from the UAE to Pakistan on October 13 and now the flight attendant is getting rewarded by the airline for her honesty.

As per Pakistani media reports, air hostess Bushara Saleem found the cash on the seat of the passenger. She then returned it to the

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A New Global Mobility Hierarchy Emerges as International Travel Resumes

At the beginning of the year, for instance, the US passport was ranked in 6th position on the Henley Passport Index — the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa ­— and Americans could travel hassle-free to 185 destinations around the world. Since then, that number has dropped dramatically by over 100, with US passport

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Minor International and Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels exude luxury with its beachfront abodes and lush oasis outdoors

One of Malaysia’s most ambitious resort launches in recent years finally welcomed its first residents earlier this year in what is arguably the country’s fastest evolving tourist destination.

The result of a joint venture between Minor International and local firm Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn. Bhd (a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Bhd,), Anantara Desaru Coast Residences is the first Malaysia-based investment by the Thai hospitality giant and is

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The lowdown on Covid-19 testing for international travel

By Clinton Moodley Time of article publishedSep 28, 2020

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If you are travelling to an international destination, Covid-19 testing is mandatory. The requirement is one of the ways the government aims to curb the spread of the virus.

Here’s the lowdown on Covid-19 testing for international travel:

The test

According to a representative at the COVID-19 Public Hotline, travellers will need to visit

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Here’s how Singapore plans to resume international travel safely

  • For a small country with no domestic air travel market, Singapore “can’t wait around for a vaccine” to revive the crucial aviation industry, said Ong Ye Kung, the country’s transport minister.
  • The tiny Southeast Asian nation is working to establish travel bubbles with countries that have kept the coronavirus outbreak under control, said Ong.

Singapore ‘can’t wait around for a vaccine’ to revive aviation sector, says transport minister

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From Kuala Lumpur, take the North-South Central Link Expressway (ELITE), which is the primary access road for the airport.

Blocks A, B, C and D of the covered short-term car park are situated near the terminal. There is also an uncovered car park, which is connected to the main terminal building and the Pan Pacific Hotel by a

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Canadian Airline WestJet Now Offering Free COVID-19 Insurance For International Travel

WestJet, Canada’s second largest airline, is now offering complimentary COVID-19 insurance for eligible passengers for travel to and from the US, Europe, the UK, Mexico and the Caribbean until August 31, 2021. The carrier joins Air Canada in offering free Covid-19 insurance in an effort to boost sales as more Canadians elect to stay home or

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Incredible Australian destinations to visit during international travel ban

Your travel bucket list may have needed a little tweaking this year, but you don’t have to ditch it altogether – Australia has you covered. Whether you were dreaming of sipping wine at a cellar door in France’s Bordeaux or hitting the road on California’s Big Sur coastal drive, Australia has experiences that are a match, if not better, than those we traditionally travel overseas for.

Almost a third of

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Here’s how COVID-19 has impacted Portland International Airport

Passenger traffic at Oregon’s major airport was down a whopping 62% in August year-to-date.

PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s been a devastating year for travel around the globe due to the unprecedented precautions needed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But it’s been an even harder year for Portland’s international reputation as a travel destination due to its notoriety as a focal point for unrest during the ongoing national

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Canada’s Major Airline Offering Free Covid-19 Health Insurance To International Travellers

In a desperate bid to get Canadian travelers to go abroad once again, Canada’s biggest airline, Air Canada, is offering passengers free Covid-19 medical insurance, even as the Canadian government continues to advise against non-essential travel.

Air Canada announced that it will now be including complimentary COVID-19 emergency medical and quarantine insurance for eligible

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This COVID-19 Passport Could Help Restart International Travel

Given the massive decrease in international airline travel caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, airline executives have maintained that testing passengers could make flights safer and encourage prospective passengers to get back in the air. Airlines such as Emirates, Etihad and United are already starting testing programs for their flights at

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International air travel is down. Can rapid COVID-19 tests resurrect it in the Caribbean?

Facing one of the biggest downturns in international air travel and tourism amid a still surging coronavirus pandemic, Caribbean nations and airlines are hoping rapid COVID-19 testing will help them lure travelers back.

American Airlines, the region’s primary air carrier, has announced that it will soon be piloting a preflight coronavirus testing program with Jamaica, followed by the Bahamas. The U.S.-based carrier, along with United Airlines, also announced it’s launching

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Latin American Herald Tribune – Peru Resumes International Flights after Six Months of Travel Isolation

LIMA – After six months virtually isolated from the world, with no regular flights in or out, Peru resumed on Monday its air connections with other countries, a measure received with “longing” in a country that has been very hard hit in health and economic terms by the coronavirus pandemic.

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra and the ministers of Transportation and the Interior, Carlos Estremadoyro and Cesar Gentille, respectively, made an

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Return of several international airlines from October

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With the imminent opening of borders and the resumption of international travel just days away, several international airlines have indicated that they intend to reinstate operations to South Africa.

Airlines, travellers and businesses in the tourism sector are eagerly awaiting the government’s release of a list of countries which are placed on the safe-list for travel to and from South Africa.

This has implications

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Travel Company, Squaremouth, Wins International Customer Service Award for Pandemic Response

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, has earned an international Gold award for their response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Squaremouth was named the Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year by Best in Biz in recognition of the company’s commitment to its customers amidst the pandemic. Squaremouth’s dedication to travelers during the COVID-19 crisis has also earned them a spot as a

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International couples plan reunions in Canada under new travel exception

Alia Youssef and Mohamed El-Sawah have been in a long-distance relationship for the better part of a year, though they live just a 35-minute drive apart.

Youssef lives in Windsor, Ont., El-Sawah in a suburb of Detroit, Mich.

When the Canada-U.S. border was closed in March due to COVID-19, they were forced to place many of the cultural and religious traditions important to their Egyptian, Muslim engagement on hold. Youssef

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Dublin luxury hotel crowned best in Ireland by international travel magazine

A luxury hotel in Dublin City Centre has been crowned the best in Ireland by an international travel magazine.

The Westbury Hotel in the capital was ranked top hotel in Ireland according to Condé Nast Traveller’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

The five-star hotel is just a short walk from Grafton Street right in the heart of Dublin.

Room prices start from €200 and can go all the way to €2,302.50

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OTR International Film Festival Hosting Drive-In Screening of Locally Filmed ‘The Fits’

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The Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival is hosting a screening of the locally filmed The Fits as part of the Film Fest Drive-In series, a partnership with other festivals including Black Alphabet Cincy and Cincy Black Pride, Black Cincinnati Cinema Collective and the 48 Hour Film Project, Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival.

The screening takes place 8:30 p.m. Saturday,

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Irish COVID testing company teams up with American Airlines to kickstart international travel

An Irish coronavirus testing company has teamed up with American Airlines to launch a new pre-flight COVID-19 testing program that could kickstart international tourism. 

LetsGetChecked will begin offering a home coronavirus testing program for passengers traveling from Dallas Fort Worth to Hawaii, which will be rolled out on other routes if the trial program is deemed successful. 

The program is part of an initiative from the airline that could lead

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