Benidorm tourism destroyed by UK quarantine rules as just 17 of 140 hotels remain open

JUST 17 of Benidorm’s hotels out of 140 are to remain open as the tourism industry is destroyed by the UK quarantine restriction.

The popular holiday hotspot relies on British tourists, who have deserted the resort.

Just 12 per cent of Benidorm's hotels are still open as Brits desert the resort

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Benidorm is still pressing for a safe air corridor to be set up

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Ohio is back on New York’s travel advisory list, visitors required to quarantine

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Hope you got that fall trip to the Finger Lakes in, because Ohioans are back on New York’s not-welcome-here list.

Spiking COVID-19 numbers landed Ohio back on the travel advisory list, which means visiting Ohioans are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut (a negative COVID test will get you out of the quarantine requirement in Connecticut).

Ohio has

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N.J. coronavirus travel advisory adds 3 states. Quarantine list now at 38 states and territories.

New Jersey on Tuesday added three states — Ohio, Michigan and Virginia — to its coronavirus travel advisory, bringing the list to 38 U.S. states and territories considered COVID-19 hotspots.

No states were dropped from the list.

The Garden State is asking travelers from 36 states and two territories to get a COVID-19 test and self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving here. That includes New Jersey residents returning home from

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PA Expands Travel Quarantine List Again, Now Up To 26 States

PENNSYLVANIA — The number of states on Pennsylvania’s travel quarantine list continues to grow, as health officials look to contain the spread of the virus from other hotspots around the country.

Alaska, Indiana, and North Carolina are now on the list, bringing the total number of states to 26. This comes just days after four new states were added on Oct. 7. In the last update, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, and

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Three states added to New York’s travel quarantine list; hot spots still an issue

This story was reported by Catherine Carrera, Matthew Chayes, Bart Jones, David Reich-Hale, Joie Tyrrell and John Valenti. It was written by Jones.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that Ohio, Michigan and Virginia were added to the list of states and territories with high levels of COVID-19 infection and from which travelers must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival here.

No places were removed

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Indiana, 3 Other States Added To Chicago Travel Quarantine Order As Cases In Hoosier State Continue To Surge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and New Mexico have been added to the list of states and territories covered by the city’s emergency travel order, which requires people to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving from COVID-19 hotspots.

Effective Friday, the city’s travel quarantine order now applies to 25 states and Puerto Rico. The list now includes: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi,

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Qatar extends mandatory travel quarantine through Dec. 31

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Quarantine requirements for travelers to Qatar will continue through the end of the year, a local news outlet reported on Tuesday.  

“For all arrivals — including nationals, residents and visa holders — quarantine requirements are now extended for all arrival dates up to 31 December 2020,” reported The Peninsula daily newspaper, citing the government’s Discover Qatar website, which is used to make quarantine hotel bookings. 

Under the 

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Chicago quarantine COVID-19 travel order: Indiana added to list of states required to quarantine

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s COVID-19 emergency travel order was updated Tuesday, adding Indiana to the list.

Twenty-five total states and Puerto Rico are now on the Chicago travel quarantine order. The four new states added Tuesday were Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island and New Mexico.

The threshold for inclusion on the quarantine order list is an average of at least more than 15 new cases per 100,000.

Wisconsin also remains

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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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Canadians Support COVID-19 Travel Quarantine Change: Poll

A majority of Canadians support reducing the current 14-day quarantine period for international travelers entering Canada, according to a new poll.

Conducted by EKOS Research and commissioned by Unifor Local 7378 and CUPE Local 4055 — two unions representing approximately 1,500 airline workers — the poll is part of a campaign to encourage the federal government to reduce or eliminate border quarantine requirements prior to the Christmas travel season. The

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Luxury Thai hotels opening amid pandemic bet on 5-star quarantine



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A SLEW of luxury hotels opening in Thailand amid the pandemic are pinning their hopes on a government plan to lure high-spending tourists, betting those seeking five-star quarantine will help cushion the devastation wrought on the travel industry.

About half-a-dozen luxury hotels that opened in Bangkok during the pandemic, or will open soon, from Four Seasons, Kempinski and Capella are likely to benefit from a new

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Have your say in our travel survey on quarantine rules and holidays in a pandemic

There’s no denying that the pandemic has wreaked havoc on Brits’ travels – but how have your holiday plans been affected?

We want to hear your opinions on all things travel, so we’ve launched a brand new survey that takes just a few minutes to fill out.

With travel restrictions often changing, quarantine rules in place and some countries closing their borders completely, this year’s been rough for holidaymakers –

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U.S. aims to shorten quarantine time for New York-London travel: WSJ

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As the holiday season kicks in, U.S. officials are aiming to shorten the travel quarantine time for trips between New York City and London, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

Officials at the Transportation Department and the Department of Homeland Security are

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6 Luxe Bubble Retreat Options for Your Quarantine Pod

Vacations can function as a restorative measure for taking a break from our regularly scheduled lives. So, if the absence of the ability to safely travel to essentially anywhere amid the pandemic has been weighing on you, it makes sense. That time and space away can be crucial for preserving a sense of well-being, replenishing energy stores, and providing us with the opportunity to spend quality time with loved

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Jet2 announces extra flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to two countries exempt from UK travel quarantine

The Leeds-based airline and package holiday provider is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.

This is in response to customer demand.

Jet2 is adding more November services to Rhodes from five of its UK bases including LBA and Manchester Airport.

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Jet2 is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.
Jet2 is putting on additional flights to Rhodes and Madeira.

Extra Saturday services will depart

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Luxury Thai hotels opening in pandemic bet on 5-star quarantine





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A slew of luxury hotels opening in Thailand amid the Covid-19 pandemic are pinning their hopes on a government plan to lure high-spending tourists, betting those seeking five-star quarantine will help cushion the devastation wrought on the travel industry.

About half-a-dozen luxury hotels that opened in Bangkok during the pandemic, or will open soon, from Four Seasons, Kempinski and Capella are likely to benefit from

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N.J. coronavirus travel advisory adds 1 state. Quarantine list back to 35 states and territories.

New Jersey on Tuesday re-added New Mexico to its coronavirus travel advisory, bringing the list back up to 35 U.S. states and territories considered COVID-19 hotspots.

No other states or territories were added or dropped to the list.

The state is asking travelers from 33 states and two territories to get a coronavirus test and self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving in New Jersey. That includes Garden State residents returning

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These 21 states and territories are NOT on N.J.’s latest COVID-19 quarantine travel advisory list

New Jersey’s coronavirus travel advisory re-added New Mexico Tuesday bringing the list back to 35 states and territories where travelers are asked to quarantine for 14 days after arriving in the Garden State.

Those states and territories considered COVID-19 hotspots because they had a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents or a 10% or higher positivity rate over a 7-day rolling average. The list is updated weekly

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Hotel quarantine inquiry budget blows out to $5.7 million

The budget of the Victorian Government’s taxpayer-funded inquiry into its botched hotel quarantine program has been blown out by nearly $3 million.

The Premier gave his tick of approval after the Board of Inquiry requested a further $2.7 million, bringing its total budget to $5.7 million.

An inquiry spokesman said the board expected its final expenditure to be less than the $5.7 million, with any unused funds to be returned

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No Friday scramble for UK-bound flights as travel quarantine policy eases

British travellers in Italy, Sweden and other countries are breathing sighs of relief after the UK government appeared to changed tack on its quarantine policy.



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For the first time in many weeks, there is no sudden scramble for seats on UK-bound aircraft during the 35-hour window between 5pm on Thursday and 4am on Sunday.

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