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Published on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 JetBlue is another important step close to joining the crowded transatlantic market. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has given the green light to the New York based carrier to operate London flights from New York and Boston. It is the first foreign carrier permit issued separately by the CAA
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India has been added to England’s red list as the government seeks to protect the country against a new variant of Covid-19. The decision means, from 04:00 on Friday, international visitors who have departed from or transited through India in the previous ten days will be refused entry into England. Only British and Irish citizens,
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The Trans-Tasman bubble, linking Australia and New Zealand, has officially opened. ADVERTISEMENT The first flights landed in New Zealand earlier this morning. The news marks an important milestone for Aussies and Kiwis who have not been able to freely travel between the two nations since early 2020. Travellers were greeted into Wellington International Airport with
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Published on Sunday, April 18, 2021 AIDA Cruises will offer new cruise itineraries in Greece this summer. New seven-day cruises will depart from Corfu to Crete and Rhodes, as well as to Katakolon (Olympia) and Piraeus (Athens). The country will reopen for tourism from 14 May and AIDA will begin sailing on 23 May. Reservations
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Published on Friday, April 16, 2021 Dollywood owner Herschend  Enterprises has acquired the Vancouver Aquarium. According to former owner Ocean Wise, the sale was necessary to stop it from  shutting down permanently. “It’s not cheap to run an aquarium, and running an aquarium without any income is only possible for a short period of time,
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So-called bucket list destinations come with big expectations — and often big crowds too. While overtourism can ruin many a holiday destination, it’s not the only reason vacations miss the mark. Here, travel writers who contribute to CNBC’s Global Traveler share the worst disappointments of their professional careers. Stonehenge, UK “Although I may have my
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Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations on arrival as part of its three-pronged initiative aimed at reviving the country’s hard hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate, and vacation,” will provide a “more convenient” way to visit the country, Abdulla Mausoom told CNBC on Wednesday.
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Published on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Singapore Airlines has appointed Mohamed Rafi Mar as new General Manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Mr Mar replaces Sheldon Hee, who will return to the Singapore HQ, having held the post since April 2016. Mar will be based at the Singapore Airlines London office in Chiswick and
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European operators were banking on summer 2021 providing an opportunity to start generating some much-needed income. However, many travellers have remained hesitant and the anticipated boom in travel may not occur to the desired extent. With uncertainty over what travel restrictions will be in place, many travellers remain reluctant to book, says GlobalData, a data
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Devmark Group has been appointed to create the marketing strategy and direct the sales for the 43-storey Palm View tower in Dubai. Located just below the trunk of Palm Jumeirah, with a 180-degree view across to Bluewaters Island, Palm Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab, the residential project boasts a total of 263 apartments. “One of
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