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    Unique accommodation in Australia: 9 wow-factor stays beyond Adelaide

    The post Unique accommodation in Australia: 9 wow-factor stays beyond Adelaide appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. One Kangaroo Island. Credit: South Australian Tourism Commission If you’re anything like us, images of remote nature retreats, luxury accommodation, and boutique boltholes are all it takes to spark intense wanderlust. So we’ve rounded up nine of the best luxury accommodation in Australia’s south beyond the vineyard city of Adelaide. These unique gems are not only a feast for the eyes, they’re run by passionate locals who’ll waste no time in introducing your clients to South Australia’s best kept secrets. From luxury lodges to some of the most unique accommodation…

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    This Bahamas resort is offering complimentary stays and dining credits for travellers who test Covid positive

    The post This Bahamas resort is offering complimentary stays and dining credits for travellers who test Covid positive appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Baha Mar, a leading resort destination in The Bahamas, has become the first resort to provide courtesy private jet service back to the US or a complimentary 14-day stay for guests who test positive for COVID-19 prior to departure from the resort. Baha Mar’s Travel with Confidence programme pledges that should a resort guest test positive during their stay, Baha Mar will provide courtesy suite accommodations and a daily dining credit of USD 150 per person per day, for up to 14 days…

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    B.C. couple gambles on $30,000 ‘unlimited stays’ package in the Maldives during pandemic

    A B.C. couple has no regrets about their decision to spend the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in paradise, far from home. Neal Van Beers and his girlfriend, Charmaine Sanchez, left for the Maldives in December, after paying for an “unlimited stays” package at Anantara’s Veli Maldives Resort. The price? $30,000 USD for two persons. Or, as Van Beers tells Vancouver Is Awesome by way of email, “almost the same as a 1 bedroom apartment monthly in Vancouver.” Included in the package are unlimited stays until December 23, 2021. They left B.C. just before Christmas of 2020, and have rented out their house in Canada while they’re away. The couple is currently staying in an “over water bungalow,” which…

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    Stranded in paradise: Indian tourists with Covid-19 exposure stare at huge costs, extended stays in Maldives

    Dimple Vaishav was booked for a honeymoon in paradise. But their Maldives vacation quickly turned into an ordeal when Vaishav’s husband tested positive for coronavirus soon after they landed in the island-nation in February this year. In a series of tweets tagging various Indian government handles, Vaishav said that the two had been quarantined at the resort, and were being charged for two rooms which they couldn’t afford anymore. In another tweet, she sought quarantine in India as their hotel bill was about Rs. 5 lakh for the 14 days. Vaishnav deleted her tweets and stopped responding to press requests. Photo credit: Screenshots Shortly after she tweeted, Vaishnav found herself…