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tour of Sarawak, travel agencies excited to lift ban on interstate travel | Malaysia

Travelers are seen at Kuching International Airport. – Photo by Roystein Emmor via Borneo Post Online KUCHING, October 12 – Many travel and travel agency operators are excited about the government’s decision to lift the ban on interstate travel. In this regard, they expect an influx of visitors to Sarawak, especially those from West Malaysia […]

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US travel restrictions will hit Latin America and the Caribbean hard

New travel restrictions from the Biden administration aimed at preventing unvaccinated people coming to the United States will be particularly felt in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where great disparities and lack of access to COVID-19 vaccines have left most of the population unprotected against the deadly virus. The new rules, which White […]

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S’poreans seeks recommendations from travel agencies on safer destinations as Covid-19 border restrictions ease, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Winding lines were seen at the Singapore Airlines (SIA) service center, and travel agencies were inundated with inquiries as Singaporeans rushed to plan their trip on Sunday, October 10. The increase comes a day after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that travel restrictions would be further relaxed. It was announced on Saturday […]

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UK relaxes travel advice for 51 more destinations

Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office is relaxing travel advice for 51 countries to help them align with the government’s red list reduction announced yesterday. Countries for which the government immediately lowers its advice against “all but essential travel” based on the current Covid-19 risk assessment are: Bahamas, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Martinique , Palau, […]

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Student housing provider hit by international travel restrictions

Britain’s largest provider of student accommodation has warned that Covid’s international travel restrictions have affected demand from Chinese undergraduates. Unite Students said even though its occupancy rates rebounded as academics flocked to college campuses, the numbers were still below its expectations for the current year and below pre-pandemic levels. About 94% of its beds had […]

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UK government cuts travel red list to seven countries

The UK government has announced that as of Monday, October 11, it will remove 47 countries from its red list for Covid-19 travel restrictions, with only seven remaining with the strictest entry requirements, while the rules are relaxed for fully vaccinated travelers arriving from 37 of the countries. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Twitter […]

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As travel restrictions ease, London homestay brand Plum Guide secures $ 9 million in funding

The global overnight market is estimated to be worth $ 1.2 trillion as the travel industry’s recovery accelerates from the pandemic, reports said. Despite this growth, the search for the perfect vacation can feel like a lottery with over 15 million households online to choose from. In addition, customer reviews are often misleading or deceptive. […]