Atlantic Canada airports estimate 92 per cent drop in summer travel

HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada’s airports say they need more money from the federal government to cope with a massive decline in airline traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. HALIFAX — Atlantic Canada’s airports say they need more money from the federal government to cope with a massive decline in airline traffic owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.…Continue Reading

Travelling on the N3 this weekend? This is what you need to know

By IOL Reporter Sep 21, 2020With most schools closing on Wednesday for the Heritage Day long weekend and many businesses following suit, the N3 Toll Route is expected to experience high traffic volumes as travellers make use of this opportunity to take their first holiday break this year.N3 Toll Concession commercial manager, Con Roux, said…Continue Reading

Germany warns against travel to three further French regions, Lisbon

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past closed shops and restaurants on the shopping street of the deserted Mont-Saint-Michel in the French western region of Normandy, as a lockdown is imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, April 17, 2020. Picture taken April 17, 2020. REUTERS/Pascal RossignolBERLIN (Reuters) – Germany added…Continue Reading

Liv Tyler exits 9-1-1: Lone Star over Covid-19 travel fears

Liv Tyler won’t return for the second season of hit U.S. drama 9-1-1: Lone Star due to travel concerns resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.The Armageddon actress portrayed paramedic Emergency Medical Services (EMS) captain Michelle Blake opposite Rob Lowe in the TV series, which debuted earlier this year, and she was planning to reprise the character…Continue Reading

People Travel More Extensively Than Ever Before – How That Impacts on Disease Spread

Due to continual improvements in transportation technology, people travel more extensively than ever before. Although this strengthened connection between faraway countries comes with many benefits, it also poses a serious threat to disease control and prevention. When infected humans travel to regions that are free of their particular contagions, they might inadvertently transmit their infections…Continue Reading

Two-thirds of Travellers feel discriminated against

A survey of the Traveller and Roma communities across six European countries shows that two-thirds of Irish Travellers feel discriminated against because of their ethnicity. The European Union Agency of Fundamental Rights, which led the survey, also found that almost half of the general population in Ireland feels uncomfortable with having members of the Traveller and Roma communities as neighbours. The…Continue Reading

Special Representative Ambassador Jeffrey Travels to northeast Syria, Iraq, and Germany

Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey, joined by Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn, travels to northeast Syria, Erbil, Iraq, and Berlin, Germany from September 20-24.On September 20, Ambassador Jeffrey traveled to northeast Syria for separate meetings with senior officials of the Syrian…Continue Reading

Travel Alert: 6 Midwest States At ‘Tipping Point,’ Per Harvard-Brown Covid-19 Tracker

The Covid-19 epicenter has shifted to the U.S. Midwest. Harvard Global Health Institute/Brown School of Public Health With the country’s coronavirus epicenter now hovering over the Midwest, the number of states “at a tipping point” for COVID-19 infections has jumped from one to six in the past week. Americans who live in 33 states —…Continue Reading