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    Aviation stares at a bleak future with added restrictions: IATA

    The post Aviation stares at a bleak future with added restrictions: IATA appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that while it is seen that airlines turning cash positive within the year, the near-term picture is bleak. Instead of a boost from the year-end holiday period, there are even more restrictions. Governments tightened borders in a knee-jerk response to a virus mutation. Canada, UK, Germany, Japan and others added testing to their COVID-19 measures without removing quarantine requirements. In other words, they have chosen policy measures that will shut down travel, IATA said. This approach tells us that these governments…

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    Current Coronavirus Border Restrictions Around Australia

    The post Current Coronavirus Border Restrictions Around Australia appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As Queensland continues to investigate the origin of the Hotel Grand Chancellor cluster, different states have begun easing their coronavirus border restrictions involving the Sunshine State. People in Greater Brisbane will be allowed to travel to Victoria without needing to apply for an exemption, while WA’s hard border with Victoria will fall today when a controlled border will come into effect. Here are the various state restrictions as they stand: New South Wales NSW’s borders are currently open to every state and territory. Previously you couldn’t visit NSW if you have been to…

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    Vietnam faces Covid surge, tightens entry restrictions

    The post Vietnam faces Covid surge, tightens entry restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Vietnam, which is coping with its worst outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, announced new restrictions for its largest city on Sunday, a day after its health minister said a “very dangerous” new variant of the coronavirus had been detected in the country. New social distancing requirements will be imposed in Ho Chi Minh City, which has a population of some nine million, roughly double that of the capital, Hanoi. The restrictions include a limit of five people in public gatherings, the state-run newspaper Tuoi Tre reported. A church in Ho Chi Minh…

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    Prolonged travel restrictions during February half-term spells trouble for Europe’s ski resorts

    The post Prolonged travel restrictions during February half-term spells trouble for Europe’s ski resorts appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Prolonged travel restrictions could be the final nail in the coffin for resort operators in some European ski resorts as they depend solely on the winter season to survive. Even though snow coverage may not be at its prime towards the end of the season in mid-February, the February school half-term is an important income source as families seek to get away while children are not in school, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Rheanna Norris, associate analyst at GlobalData, comments: “In-resort travel operators will…

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    Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions

    The post Travelling to Maharashtra? Here’s what you need to know as the state extends travel restrictions appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In case you have packed your bags for Maharashtra, there are a few things you need to keep in mind as the state government has extended restrictions for entering the state. The Maharashtra government has now announced that there will be travel restrictions to those coming into the state from Kerala. It is now made mandatory for travellers from Kerala to carry a Covid-negative report while entering as a precautionary measure. Similar travel restrictions are already in place for travellers entering Maharashtra from the…