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    Turkey gears up to welcome Brit travellers by June

    The post Turkey gears up to welcome Brit travellers by June appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Turkey has plans to welcome Brits back by June as it pushes ahead with its vaccine rollout. The country’s vaccination program has so far seen more than 8.45million jabs given, using shots developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech. In comparison, Greece has given 885,000 doses and Spain has given 3.6 million vaccines. Turkey has also already been in talks with UK ministers regarding foreign travel, and with the news website saying that tourists will likely start flying into the country from June. Turkey’s tourism industry has also adopted the Safe Tourism…

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    ‘No vaccination necessary’ for Brit holidaymakers, says Turkey

    The post ‘No vaccination necessary’ for Brit holidaymakers, says Turkey appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Turkey expects to welcome visitors this summer without requiring evidence of vaccination, Turkey’s tourism minister has said. In addition, British travellers are unlikely to need to take PCR tests before arrival due to the success of the UK’s vaccine programme. Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, minister of culture and tourism, said: “We will not require vaccination passports from international travellers when entering the country. We have world-class border processes in place for ensuring travel will be low-risk throughout Turkey.” Employees in hotels and other tourist facilities are to be given priority for vaccination…

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    Return of Travel: 58% of Brit travellers plan to take more holidays in 2021

    The post Return of Travel: 58% of Brit travellers plan to take more holidays in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. HomeToGo, the largest holiday rentals search engine in the world, has published its ‘Return of Travel’ study, reporting on a shift in travel behaviours as the ‘new normal’ takes shape and travel begins to bounce back. With the vaccine rollout in full swing, Brits are eager to travel, according to HomeToGo’s study. The survey revealed that, in comparison to the pre-pandemic period, 58% of UK travellers plan to take the same amount of or more holidays in 2021, with over a quarter planning to spend…

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    Brit bookings to Green List countries jump by 500%

    The post Brit bookings to Green List countries jump by 500% appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a study of bookings and searches from 1-9 May conducted by Adara, it shows that bookings immediately jumped by a near 500% increase from 8 May, when the Green List was announced. With the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, revealing the 12 nations and territories that have qualified for “no quarantine” status, ADARA has analysed searches and bookings to green tier destinations. The study found that the most popular ‘green’ tier country for UK travellers is Portugal (68.2% share of all green tier bookings), followed by Australia (9.5% of all…