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    From an ice bath to pay cut, Americans will do anything to go on two-week vacation

    The post From an ice bath to pay cut, Americans will do anything to go on two-week vacation appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A new study has found seven in 10 Americans will do absolutely anything to go on a two-week vacation — even take an ice cold bath or a pay cut. A survey of 2,000 general population Americans aged 21+ has found 65% of people get so fed up after a long workday, all they want to do is sit at home and relax for an average of four hours. In order to escape the confines of their home and go on vacation, 45%…

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    Why you should pay attention to South Korea’s outbound tourism

    The post Why you should pay attention to South Korea’s outbound tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. South Korea may become the third-largest source market out of the APAC region going forward, according to GlobalData. Outbound tourism from South Korea is not forecast to surpass pre-pandemic levels until 2024 when departures are projected to reach 29.6 million. However, South Korea is forecast one of the highest growth periods from 2020–2025 in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 40% and 30.2 million travelling outbound by 2025. Engaging with this source market through social media and technology integration could prove highly beneficial…

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    Boeing to pay USD 2.5 billion for settling fraud charge over 737 Max plane

    The post Boeing to pay USD 2.5 billion for settling fraud charge over 737 Max plane appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Boeing has agreed to pay USD 2.5 billion to settle criminal charges in the US centred on the troubled 737 Max. Officials argued the manufacturer hid information from safety inspectors about the design of the aircraft. The US justice department said the firm chose profit over candour, impeding oversight of the planes, which were involved in two deadly crashes. Some USD 500 million will go to families of the 346 people killed in the tragedies in Indonesia and Ethiopia. “The tragic crashes of Lion Air…

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    Travelling to Scotland? All arrivals to pay USD 2413 for 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine

    The post Travelling to Scotland? All arrivals to pay USD 2413 for 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Scottish transport secretary, Michael Matheson, has confirmed all visitors to the country will be required to stay in a designated hotel for ten days on arrival from. Six hotels close to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports with a combined capacity of 1,300 rooms will be used to implement the quarantine. The cost of the stay, set at GBP 1,750 (USD 2413.43) per person, must be met in advance by travellers. Final costs for those not travelling alone are currently being worked through, Matheson added, as…

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    Brits ready to pay USD 30 for PCR tests before international travel

    The post Brits ready to pay USD 30 for PCR tests before international travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. A new study by travel insurance provider battleface reveals that Brits are willing to pay GBP 22 (USD 30.56) per person on average for a PCR test (COVID test) before embarking on international travel. However, 33% said they would not be prepared to pay for a PCR test – either at home or at the airport – before travelling internationally. As the prospect of international travel nears, many countries are requiring travellers to submit a negative PCR test result on arrival, taken within a certain time frame…