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    Singapore opens up international travel with digital apps

    The post Singapore opens up international travel with digital apps appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As vaccinations ramp up in many countries and travel bubbles without bursting potential become more realistic talk, fraud is the big thing standing in the way of reopened borders, at least for countries with successful vaccination progress. Covid-19 vaccines are proving to be incredibly effective in their goals of not only stopping cases, but spread too, and many countries including Singapore are eager to bring back travel and the vital things which come with it, like business and economic opportunity for locals. Sadly, fake test results and vaccination certificates bring the…

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    Will this be the new way of international travel?

    The post Will this be the new way of international travel? appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Vaccination rolls out and so far out of 220 countries and economies, 194 have started vaccination, and 26 have not according to the last update provided by the World Health Organisation. This means that more countries are beginning to plan to open their international borders and new systems have been unveiled that make departure and arrivals very structured and organised. It seems the days of thinking about travel somewhere, making the booking and fly there are gone at least for the foreseeable future. The British government has unveiled more detail…

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    Virgin and Alliance partnership gets the OK from the ACCC

    The post Virgin and Alliance partnership gets the OK from the ACCC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Virgin Australia and Alliance Airlines have received the green light from the consumer watchdog to expand their partnership to cover 41 regional domestic routes and two short-range international routes. This will pave the way for Virgin to re-establish a number of regional routes which it has suspended or withdrawn, including Sydney-Canberra, which is now flown by Qantas and soon by newcomer Rex. In its pitch to the ACCC, Virgin cites its shift under Bain “to an all-Boeing 737 mainline fleet” and the removal of its ATR turboprops as potentially…

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    Vaccination will not guarantee we can start international travel

    The post Vaccination will not guarantee we can start international travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Overseas travel could be off the cards for Australians even after Covid-19 vaccines are rolled out across the country. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Health Minister Greg Hunt issues a bleak border warning and said the federal government wouldn’t base its decision on when to reboot international travel solely on vaccine outcomes. “Vaccination alone is no guarantee that you can open up,” he said. “And this was a discussion that in fact, I had with Professor Murphy in just the last 24 hours, that if the whole country were…

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    Croatia prioritises vaccination of tourism workers

    The post Croatia prioritises vaccination of tourism workers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Croatian minister of tourism and sports, Nikolina Brnjac, held a meeting with the representatives of the Croatian Institute of Public Health on the topic of vaccinations for tourism workers and setting up additional checkpoints for guests in tourist places. It has been confirmed that the vaccination of 70,000 tourism workers will begin next week, and that in addition to permanent employees in the tourism sector, seasonal workers will also be included in the priority vaccination. Private accommodation providers will also be taken into account in accordance with the defined priorities of vaccination…