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    Delaying return of international travel until May could be fatal blow for UK’s ailing travel sector

    The post Delaying return of international travel until May could be fatal blow for UK’s ailing travel sector appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. While the UK travel sector has been widely supportive of plans to life Covid-19 restrictions, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has warned the process may take too long. UK Prime minister, Boris Johnson, unveiled the plans on 22 February, with a global travel taskforce to report on the reopening of travel on 12 April. The government would then decide on removing restrictions on international travel. However, this would not happen until 17 May at the earliest. While some businesses have already…

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    Return of Travel: 58% of Brit travellers plan to take more holidays in 2021

    The post Return of Travel: 58% of Brit travellers plan to take more holidays in 2021 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. HomeToGo, the largest holiday rentals search engine in the world, has published its ‘Return of Travel’ study, reporting on a shift in travel behaviours as the ‘new normal’ takes shape and travel begins to bounce back. With the vaccine rollout in full swing, Brits are eager to travel, according to HomeToGo’s study. The survey revealed that, in comparison to the pre-pandemic period, 58% of UK travellers plan to take the same amount of or more holidays in 2021, with over a quarter planning to spend…

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    3 Maldives Properties To Visit As 3V Program Encourages Tourism Return To Island Region

    Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi – Private Island Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi The Maldives is one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world, and a new initiative launched this month is expected to help bring tourists back to the region. The Maldivian government announced the plan to offer travelers vaccinations under the initiative dubbed 3V: “visit, vaccinate and vacation.” In addition to this initiative, travelers to the Maldives won’t be required to produce a negative COVID-19 PCR-test certificate nor undergo mandatory quarantine, if two weeks have passed since their full vaccination and with proof of a certified completed vaccination certificate. Three properties actively participating in the Maldivian 3V program and…