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    Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out

    The post Qantas supermoon ‘flight to nowhere’ breaks record sell out appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas last week started offering the “supermoon flight to nowhere” that will give space lovers the opportunity to see the upcoming supermoon and full lunar eclipse from a 40,000-foot point of view, and tickets sold out in record time. Tickets for the trip sold out in two and a half minutes, and a waitlist was created following the sell-out but has since been closed, Qantas wrote. “On Wednesday 26 May 2021, this exclusive one-off Supermoon Scenic Flight will depart Sydney for a two-and-a-half-hour sojourn through the southern sky,” Qantas added in…

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    International travel from China back to pre-Covid levels by 2023

    The post International travel from China back to pre-Covid levels by 2023 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Addressing delegates at Arabian Travel Market 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dr Adam Wu, CEO, CBN Travel & MICE, which has offices in Beijing and London, said that China was ready for international travel – it has already opened its borders to 36 European and 13 Asian countries. Dr Wu was speaking via video link during a conference panel session on the opening day of the show (16 May) and confirmed that according to China’s civil aviation administration, a total of 105 airlines including 19 Chinese carriers,…

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    Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers

    The post Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Greece has formally opened to visitors, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Greece also opened its museums, including the Acropolis museum, home to renowned sculptures from Greek antiquity. As of now, foreign tourists will be allowed in Greece if they have been vaccinated or can show negative Covid-19 test results. Travel between regions, including to the islands, will also be allowed for those with negative tests or vaccinations. “Greece is offering what people need. Calm and care-free moments on the…

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    AU government under pressure to reopen international border

    The post AU government under pressure to reopen international border appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is under growing pressure to outline a plan to gradually reopen the international borders. The pressure is starting to ramp up from governments, health experts and business leaders. NSW and Victorian leaders have suggested that we can’t remain cut off from the rest of the world once most Australians are vaccinated. The federal budget released last week is based on the assumption that international borders won’t reopen until mid-next year. A survey conducted on the reopening of the borders has that 73% of Australian’s are in favour…

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    UK traffic-light system for international travel and how it works

    The post UK traffic-light system for international travel and how it works appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. What do the green, amber, and red lists mean for travellers, and which countries are designated green? The colour list each country is on will dictate whether and where passengers arriving from them need to quarantine. Foreign trips were almost completely banned at the start of 2021 as the UK went into another national lockdown in the face of the biggest wave yet of coronavirus cases and deaths. But ministers say that soon people in England will be allowed to take trips overseas again, to go on holiday or…