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    Ontario unveils pilot programme for free Covid test of international passengers

    The post Ontario unveils pilot programme for free Covid test of international passengers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Canada’s Ontario government said it is launching a pilot programme that will test international travellers returning to the province for COVID-19 at Toronto Pearson International Airport as a way to identify and stop the spread of the virus. “Beginning today, the province, in partnership with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, will offer free and voluntary COVID-19 testing for international travellers arriving and staying in the province for at least 14 days,” the government said. Testing will be conducted in both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. The announcement comes…

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    Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility

    The post Virgin Australia Extends Free Booking Flexibility appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Virgin Australia announced last week that is offering booking flexibility for travel until 30 June this year.   The extended flexibility, for customers whose holiday plans have been spoiled by the Christmas virus outbreak, is part of Virgin ‘Passenger Promise’, travellers able to make unlimited date changes to bookings made by 31 March 2021, without incurring any change fees, for travel until 30 June 2021. A Virgin spokesman made the announcement which offers customers peace of mind when making new bookings or changing an existing booking. “We’re committed to our guests during these…

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    Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers

    The post Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The government of the Dominican Republic is taking measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to the entry requirements of source markets. The ministry of tourism and the ministry of public health have announced new measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to new requirements for all visitors to the country. The ministry of health will donate 400,000 antigen tests as part of the Traveller Assistance Plan currently provided by the state to international visitors staying at hotels in the Dominican Republic. These antigen…

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    Norwegian encourages travellers to ‘Break Free’ with biggest marketing campaign in UK

    The post Norwegian encourages travellers to ‘Break Free’ with biggest marketing campaign in UK appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel with a 54-year history of breaking boundaries, announced the launch of its global brand campaign, “Break Free” in the UK, encouraging travellers to look towards the future when they can reconnect with the people – and places – they have missed most. The campaign, set to the well-known and uplifting lyrics of “I Want to Break Free,” by British music legends Queen, is the cruise line’s most significant investment in the UK market to date, highlighting the…

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    Mauritius premium visa holders eligible for free Covid-19 vaccination

    The post Mauritius premium visa holders eligible for free Covid-19 vaccination appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The government of Mauritius has expanded its Covid-19 vaccination programme to include all citizens, residents and long-term international visitors over the age of 18. Visitors holding the Premium Visa as well as residents of Mauritius holding a Work Permit, Residence Permit or Occupational Permit are eligible to receive their vaccinations free of charge. Mauritius is the only country in the world which offers long-term visitor visas free of charge and a free Covid vaccine to holders of these visas. The expanded vaccination programme is part of the national campaign to…