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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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    Where are holidaymakers going in 2021. Italy tops list

    The post Where are holidaymakers going in 2021. Italy tops list appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A new survey from Unforgettable Travel Company has found that Italy is where most would-be holidaymakers are hoping to travel to this year. The travel specialists questioned over 30,000 people about their travel plans for the year, with over 25% saying they planned to travel between July and September, and only 6% respondents saying they don’t plan to travel at all this year. The most popular destinations for holidaymakers hoping to get away this year are: Italy Greece Croatia South Africa Australia Portugal New Zealand Spain Maldives Iceland The results…

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    Holidaymakers spending 20% more on holidays in ‘revenge travel’

    The post Holidaymakers spending 20% more on holidays in ‘revenge travel’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. With international mostly off the cards for the past year, Club Med has noted an interesting new trend which sees budding holidaymakers spending more on their future travel plans. What is revenge travel? Revenge travel has been coined recently due to the increase of people who haven’t had the opportunity to travel internationally over the past year. Many of us have had to stay inside, and of those precious holidays we did book, many were cancelled due to the pandemic. In the meantime, lots of people managed to save up…

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    Maldives to offer holidaymakers vaccines on arrival

    Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations on arrival as part of its three-pronged initiative aimed at reviving the country’s hard hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate, and vacation,” will provide a “more convenient” way to visit the country, Abdulla Mausoom told CNBC on Wednesday. At present, visitors to Maldives must provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and proof of hotel booking to gain entry. Mausoom said the country’s Health Protection Agency is set to make an announcement on restriction-free entry to vaccinated arrivals “very soon — maybe even this week.” Maldives, an archipelago state in South Asia…