Could a COVID passport be the answer for future travel?

According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, global tourism shrank by 97 percent in April and hasn’t seen much recovery since. COVID-19 flare-ups around the world occurred when countries began to slowly open their doors again to visitors, forcing them to reimpose quarantine measures and, in extreme cases like Melbourne in Australia, severe lockdowns. …Continue Reading

Victorian travellers ‘flout permit requirements to go skiing at Perisher’

A pair of Victorian travellers have been fined $1,000 each after police allege they flouted permit requirements and went skiing in New South Wales.The 38-year-old woman and 43-year-old man were fined by NSW Police after they entered the state and “did not comply with the conditions of their permit”.Police allege the pair instead visited the…Continue Reading

A time traveler’s guide to the end of the universe

In this series we’ll take a science and technology-based overhead view of the future from the perspective of a time traveler. This edition focuses on what you’d see if you traveled far enough into the future to watch the universe end. So you’ve decided to visit the end of the universe? Well, bully for you.…Continue Reading

‘New outbreaks are the norm’ says Spain as COVID-19 travel curbs pile up

Some regions within Spain itself have limited movement with neighboring areas to isolate flare-ups of the disease. By REUTERS  AUGUST 14, 2020 23:53 Police officers participate in an anti-terrorism operation in Barcelona, Spain, July 14, 2020 (photo credit: REUTERS) MADRID – Outbreaks of the coronavirus are happening across Europe and each country has to make…Continue Reading

Covid-infected traveller visited Rotorua and Taupō

New Zealand14 Aug, 2020 10:58 PM5 minutes to readVideo will play inPlay nowDon’t auto playNever auto playAuckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the news the city won’t be moving to level 4 but says there will still be personal sacrifices for many people under level 3. Video / Chris TarpeyA person who has tested positive…Continue Reading

Covid-19: UK imposes 14-day quarantine on people travelling from France

Britain on Thursday said it will reimpose quarantine for travellers from France and the Netherlands, prompting Paris to quickly announce a “reciprocal measure”. The UK government declared the change, which will likely spark a mass exodus among the estimated half a million British holidaymakers currently in France, after a rise in coronavirus cases there.”Data shows…Continue Reading

How to plan for international travel despite restrictions

For the travellers who revel in the marvel of travel long before they board their planes, and enjoy meticulously planning their travel itineraries months before, the last few months would have felt like quite a shock. With no indication of when South African borders are to open, and as the pandemic swiftly sweeps across different…Continue Reading

Inter-district bus travel to commence soon: Vijay Wadettiwar

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: August 16, 2020 2:13:22 pm Under the current lockdown rules, inter-district travel is disallowed barring a few exceptions. Nearly five months after it restricted all inter-district travel as part of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the state government is planning to resume inter-district bus services soon. State Minister for…Continue Reading