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    Morocco sets stage for first UNWTO general assembly after pandemic

    The post Morocco sets stage for first UNWTO general assembly after pandemic appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Moroccan officials recently met to advance the organization of the 24th UNWTO General Assembly in October 2021, the first global high-level UN event to be held since the beginning of the pandemic. Led by the secretary-general, Zurab Pololikashvili, a delegation from UNWTO has concluded an official visit to Morocco to discuss the programme, calendar and facilities to be prepared for this statutory meeting that will focus on Education and Youth, Rural Development and Digital Innovation. The minister of tourism of Morocco, Nadia…

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    Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June

    The post Australia extends international travel ban for three more months until 17 June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Planning to travel to Australia? You will have to wait longer as the country has announced the official extension of its international travel ban into June. Australian health minister Greg Hunt has said the country has extended its international travel ban for another three months. The ban — called the ‘human biosecurity emergency period’ — was previously set to expire on 17 March. Now, it will expire on 17 June, Hunt’s announcement said. The country’s travel ban has been in place since March 2020. Hunt said the…

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    Qantas launches Mystery Flight Experiences

    The post Qantas launches Mystery Flight Experiences appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Qantas announced on Wednesday the latest innovative offer to combat the closure of international borders by offering a series of flights. The plan is to operate on weekend three domestic mystery flights for traveller’s keen to enjoy unique experiences in Australia. Seats on the Qantas Mystery Flight Experiences went on sale on Qantas.com at midday today. Thursday 4 March for travel in March, April, and May. The all-inclusive fares, which include meals and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, plus activities on the ground, are AUD737 (USD569) for economy and AUD1,579 (USD1,219) for business. All three flights will…

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    Lufthansa may be operating vaccine flights to Moscow

    The post Lufthansa may be operating vaccine flights to Moscow appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Germany is the EU’s largest economy. With a gross domestic product (GDP) of USD 3.73 trillion and lies in fourth place in the world behind the US, China, and Japan. It is also a world-leader in the pharmaceutical industry. According to a report by Simple Flying, Germany is presently experiencing a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, delaying its rollout among the German population. However, Lufthansa is said to be considering an exclusive and novel solution to this problem – vaccine tourism flights to Moscow. The cost of the scheme would reportedly be…

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    Things we should know about IATA’s Travel Pass app

    The post Things we should know about IATA’s Travel Pass app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. You have probably heard by now about the IATA Travel Pass, I have published a few stories about it and in the past few weeks with the vaccination rolling in Australia, it has been over the news as the “vaccine passport” or “immunity passport”. After all, these digital health passports will likely be a crucial part of the travel industry as it rebounds. Right now, the government provides a physical vaccination card that tells you key facts about your inoculation, including the date you received the vaccine and the type…