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    Compulsory quarantine threatens UK’s status as most visited destination for US tourists

    The post Compulsory quarantine threatens UK’s status as most visited destination for US tourists appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UK’s status as the most visited destination for US tourists in Europe is threatened by the mandatory quarantine on arrival. The list of European destinations now allowing US tourists to travel without quarantine is growing, meaning other European hotspots could prove to be more desirable in the short term, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Johanna Bonhill-Smith, travel and tourism analyst at GlobalData, said: “News of a transatlantic air bubble or ‘travel corridor’ between the UK and the US has long been rumored. What…

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    Reopening updates: Seychelles will open up to the world from 25 March irrespective of vaccination status

    The post Reopening updates: Seychelles will open up to the world from 25 March irrespective of vaccination status appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Indian Ocean island destination, The Seychelles, has announced that it will be welcoming visitors from across the globe, irrespective of their vaccination status, as from 25 March 2021. Visitors from South Africa will still not be permitted to enter Seychelles for the time being until further review. The announcement was made by the minister for foreign affairs and tourism, Sylvestre Radegonde in a press briefing at the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) conference room following the Tourism Task Force Committee meeting. Visitors will now…

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    OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app

    The post OYO shows vaccination status of hotel staff on app appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In the wake of the second wave of the pandemic in India, OYO has rolled out VaccinAid, a vaccine visibility initiative to drive awareness and social reinforcement among small and medium hotels and homes to get vaccinated against COVID-19. OYO also believes that vaccine visibility will be a key factor to build trust and confidence among consumers when they are ready to travel again. Therefore, promoting vaccination as a cause is very important to the impacted tourism and travel industry. With this initiative, OYO has become the first app in…

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    Travellers to Saudi Arabia need to register vaccination status online

    The post Travellers to Saudi Arabia need to register vaccination status online appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. All travellers arriving in Saudi Arabia, including citizens of the GCC countries and holders of new visas, who have been vaccinated with one of the Covid-19 vaccines, need to register their vaccination status online, said a report. Saudi Arabia’s Public Health Authority (Weqaya) has announced that all those entering the kingdom, whether they are citizens, residents, or vaccinated passengers, need to complete the vaccination registration process online before their arrival by visiting here, said a report in Saudi Gazette. Registration is available only to those who have completed taking…