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


Just 12 per cent of Benidorm’s hotels are still open as Brits desert the resortCredit: Getty Images – Getty

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

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In tough new rules, Muturi limits local travel to 7 MPs

Only seven MPs will be cleared to travel for field visits or public hearings on matters before the National Assembly departmental committees.

Speaker Justin Muturi, in the tough rules to tame spending by lawmakers, has asked MPs to form sub-committees for undertaking such trips.

Parliament has been gobbling up millions in local and foreign trips, and the Speaker’s move is seen as a bold attempt to contain the spending.


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EU nations get ready to adopt travel rules during COVID-19 pandemic

Samuel Petrequin, The Associated Press
Published 8:33 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2020 | Updated 11:11 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2020


Here are 6 tips to know before you book your flight during the COVID-19 pandemic.


BRUSSELS – European Union countries are getting ready to adopt a common traffic light system to coordinate traveling across the 27-nation bloc, but a return to full freedom of movement in the

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Can I go on holiday in Tier 2 or Tier 3? How UK travel rules are affected by the new Covid restrictions

For those planning a holiday in the coming months it has been tough to keep up with local lockdown measures with different guidelines across the country.

And with the Prime Minister implementing a new “three tier” system for tackling growing coronavirus rates across England this week, holidaymakers could find their staycation subject to a host of new rules.

Under the new system, different areas of England will be split up

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EU nations set to adopt common travel rules amid pandemic

European Union countries are set to adopt a common traffic light system to coordinate traveling across the 27-nation bloc

BRUSSELS — European Union countries are getting ready to adopt a common traffic light system to coordinate traveling across the 27-nation bloc, but a return to a full

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Greece travel: Can you still travel there and what are the rules for Greek islands?

British tourists have been flocking to Greece in droves since the country reopened its borders on 15 July, soaking up its Mediterranean lifestyle and enjoying the beauty of its islands.

But a spike in cases, as well as a number of tourists testing positive for coronavirus on their return, has led the government to kick a handful of Greek islands off the “safe” list.

Fortunately, the Greek mainland has so

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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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Rules of the road when planning a recreational vehicle trip: Travel Weekly

Planning an RV road trip for the first time can be intimidating. From deciding which type of recreational vehicle best fits a client’s needs to figuring out plumbing systems, there’s plenty of room for error.

Zander Buteux, VacationRenter’s head of organic growth.

Zander Buteux, VacationRenter’s head of organic growth. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Zander Buteux

Still, according to Zander Buteux, head of organic growth for vacation home and RV rental listing aggregator VacationRenter, navigating those challenges can

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New England lockdown rules to ban travel in coronavirus hotspots and force pubs to shut

Residents of Covid-19 hotspots will be told on Monday that they should not travel unless they have to as part of a new three-tier system of local restrictions applying across England.

The country will be divided into three zones – medium risk, high risk and very high risk – depending on their level and growth rate of infections.

Areas in the first tier will remain under roughly the same rules

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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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What Scotland’s new lockdown rules mean for travelling and staycations

NICOLA Sturgeon yesterday revealed a wave of tough new restrictions for parts of Scotland.

People living in the Central Belt will no longer be able to visit licensed premises at all, starting on Friday for 16 days.

Elsewhere, pubs, cafes, restaurants and bars will only be able to operate indoors from 6am to 6pm, for the service of food and non-alcoholic drinks only.

It comes following a continued rise in

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Meek Mill rules this great Baltimore melodrama

Editor’s Note: This review originally ran as part of our 2020 Sundance Film Festival coverage, and we’re reposting it this week with the film hitting streaming services. Revisit all of our Sundance 2020 coverage.


Occasionally, we’ll get a film released from one of the indie distributors that is honestly just a baffling choice for them. Normally, these are bad movies that places like Fox Searchlight or Annapurna push

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Can I travel to Italy? Latest quarantine rules and holiday coronavirus advice

ITALY remains one of the few destinations still open to Brits without quarantine restrictions, having remained on the travel corridor list following last night’s announcement.

However, there are some restrictions when entering the country as well as when travelling around – here is everything you need to know about a holiday to Italy.

Italy is welcoming British tourists - but with some restrictions


Italy is welcoming British tourists – but with some restrictionsCredit: EPA

What is the current

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‘Air traffic in the Gulf could surge’ if GCC lifts quarantine rules – Airlines, Adel Ali, Air Arabia, 14-day Quarantine, Quarantine Rules

Air traffic in the Gulf region could rapidly increase if the GCC introduced a uniform travel policy that did away with the current 14-day quarantine requirements in favour of an effective testing system.

That is the projection of the CEO of Air Arabia, Adel Ali, who believes that commercial flying could see a “rapid comeback” as soon as consumers are confident in travelling again.

People are currently being put off

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Americans travelling through B.C. fined for breaking COVID-19 rules

FORT ST. JOHN (NEWS 1130) — A trip to Alaska ended up costing three Americans an extra $1,000 each.

Since stronger border control measures took effect at the end of July, 17 tickets have been issued.

Of those tickets, three belong to a group of men from Washington state making their way to Alaska through Fort St. John.

BC RCMP Staff Sergeant Janelle Shoihet explains while the three didn’t lie

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EU Budget Rules to Remain Suspended in 2021: Commission | Investing News

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union rules that set limits on government borrowing will remain suspended in 2021 as the 27-nation bloc strives to support a recovery from the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Economic Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said.

The European Commission, which is in charge of enforcing the fiscal rules, earlier this year suspended EU requirements to keep government deficits below 3% of GDP and to reduce public debt

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Appeals court rules Trump administration can’t detain young immigrants in hotels

A U.S. appeals court on Sunday ruled that the Trump administration cannot resume detention of unaccompanied immigrant children in hotels.

A three-judge 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel upheld a lower-court ruling that barred the practice in most cases, rejecting a government request for a stay, The Associated Press reported.

U.S. officials have used hotels to detain nearly 600 children before expelling them since March. Citing the coronavirus pandemic,

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Trump administration must stop holding immigrant children in hotels for weeks, Ninth Circuit rules

A federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration must end its practice of holding immigrant children in hotels for days or weeks after stopping them at the border, and instead must house them in licensed facilities while awaiting possible deportation.

A court-approved 1997 settlement in the Flores case, still in effect, requires the government to release undocumented immigrants under 18 to their parents, if available, and if not, to

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Am I allowed to visit, are hotels and restaurants open and what rules are in place?

With year-round sunshine and just a few days of annual rainfall, it’s no wonder Dubai is such a hit with British holidaymakers – 1.2 million Brits visited in 2019. 

a large body of water next to the ocean

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Now that Dubai has started issuing tourist visas again, leisure visitors can finally return to the Emirate.

Here’s all the information you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Dubai from the UK?


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