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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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    Emirates rolls out Covid-19 vaccination programme

    The post Emirates rolls out Covid-19 vaccination programme appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Emirates Group has rolled out a Covid-19 vaccination programme for its UAE-based workforce in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority and the Ministry of Health and Prevention today. The inoculation drive began this morning, with priority being placed on its frontline aviation workforce, including cabin crew, flight deck and other operationally focused roles. The airline, along with dnata, are among the first transport and air services organisations in the world to offer employees the option to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. Over the course of the pandemic, Emirates and dnata have…

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    Mauritius unveils Covid-19 vaccination programme as it plans to safely reopen borders to tourism

    The post Mauritius unveils Covid-19 vaccination programme as it plans to safely reopen borders to tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Republic of Mauritius has begun the vaccination of staff in the tourism industry in preparation of reopening its’ borders later in 2021. Mauritius is the first country in the world to classify staff who work in the tourism sector as front line to ensure they are fully protected when travel restrictions are lifted. The roll-out of the vaccination programme for tourism workers including hotel employees, Air Mauritius and Airports of Mauritius staff and other front line tourism staff. The chairman of the Mauritius Tourism…

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    Get ready to fly! AirAsia launches baggage pass and 260 days of travel protection programme

    The post Get ready to fly! AirAsia launches baggage pass and 260 days of travel protection programme appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. AirAsia is taking its super successful #FlyRuaRuaPass programme to another level with its #BaggageLoadRuaRuaPass and unlimited travel insurance promotion. Guests who do not have prebook baggage for their flights can now check in with 10 kg baggage on any domestic flight for a period of nine months from April for a fee. Sale of the baggage pass has started from 15 March until 31 March 2021, and it can be used on any AirAsia domestic flight between 1 April – 16 December 2021. While…

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    How Turkey has unveiled COVID-19 vaccination programme for travel industry

    The post How Turkey has unveiled COVID-19 vaccination programme for travel industry appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Turkey has launched an COVID-19 vaccination campaign for tourism workers in coordination with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Health, and the Agency for the Promotion and Development of Tourism of Turkey (TGA). An initiative has been launched in Turkey that is part of the Safe Tourism Certification Program in order to welcome international travellers in view of the next tourist season. It is hoped that this programme will ensure the health and safety of tourism workers and the local population, underlining how this represents the…