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    Travel giving you the blues? Why 66% Americans find vacation planning during pandemic ‘stressful’

    The post Travel giving you the blues? Why 66% Americans find vacation planning during pandemic ‘stressful’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As the world prepares for more unpredictable challenges and changes in 2021, it’s likely that people will continue to be anxious and nervous about how COVID-19 affects their lives. According to an October survey from the American Psychological Association, almost two in three people (65%) said the amount of uncertainty in our nation causes them stress. What’s more, the future of leisure activities – such as taking a vacation – remain unknown for a large number of people, not only in America but across the…

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    Long-haul travellers still cautious about planning trips to Europe as EU finalises reopening for summer

    The post Long-haul travellers still cautious about planning trips to Europe as EU finalises reopening for summer appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As the EU looks set to open its borders to more countries and vaccinated holidaymakers this summer, coordinated rules on international travel will be crucial to instil confidence in tourists considering a visit to the region. According to the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer 2/2021 (LHTB), even after a year of strict COVID-19 restrictions, travellers from overseas markets are still hopeful to travel but are also cautious to consider Europe as a destination due to the continuous lack of harmonised rules on travel across the…

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    Planning to visit Maldives soon? Keep these things in mind

    Depending on the season, guests can do whatever they want in a resort of their choice. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock) While the pandemic has brought the world to its knees, it seems recovery is slowly happening now. Many places are opening up now in different phases of unlock for people to enjoy some essential and recreational services, albeit keeping government guidelines in mind. While domestic travelling has been going on for some time now, it appears that international travel will start soon, too. Starting July 15, after a four-month shutdown, the island country of Maldives has decided to reopen for tourists, and welcoming this move, India is considering establishing an air bubble…

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    Planning to travel this summer? Emirates offers a quick getaway to Maldives – News

    The offer is valid for bookings made starting today until August 10, 2020. Dubai’s Emirates airline is offering UAE nationals and residents a chance to plan a quick escape this summer to the idyllic islands of the Maldives. “Book now and enjoy an unforgettable holiday at some of the world’s most pristine beaches,” the airline said. With the gradual re-opening of borders, travel restrictions in Maldives have eased and passengers visiting the island nation will not be required to quarantine upon arrival, or provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test. Travellers can now take advantage and start planning a safe and stress-free holiday with family and friends. Economy…

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    Planning to visit Maldives? Read about these new travel plans in place in the archipelago

    After it was announced that Maldives — in an effort to boost its tourism sector — will be rolling out COVID-19 vaccine for tourists, as part of its ‘3V’ tourism (‘visit’, ‘vaccinate’, ‘vacation’), the South Asian archipelago made public its plans to further ease travel restrictions. In a press release, the government of Maldives made known its decision to ease certain travel restrictions, effective April 20, 2021, until further notice, given the below conditions are met: 1. Travel quarantine will be exempted for all individuals, if travelling to an island where 60 per cent of the island population (including tourist resort/guesthouse and hotel islands) have completed the two doses of…