What are the rules on travelling to Italy right now?

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Golden Week helps China’s travel apps inch toward recovery

Passengers boarding a flight from Chengdu to Shanghai on January 30, 2020. (Image credit: TechNode/Eliza Gkritsi) The Chinese National Day holiday, known as “Golden Week” for spurring travel and other consumption, ended on Thursday. This year, the holiday was watched particularly closely—as the last major holiday of the year, it was seen as a harbinger…Continue Reading

Post-lockdown eco-tourism: Learn how to travel more kindly

Just a few months ago, a global battle raged against over-tourism — the very opposite of eco-tourism. Over-tourism is a phenomenon fuelled by a middle class with increased access to travel tools, and, additionally, a younger generation inspired to travel by, largely, Instagram shots of influencers flaunting luxury lifestyles in exotic destinations. While countries welcomed…Continue Reading

‘No agreement on easing travel for long distance partners’

‘No agreement on easing travel for long distance partners’ Pia Lee-Brago, Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – October 13, 2020 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Bad news for Filipinos with foreign significant others. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque yesterday disputed a statement by Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles that the government’s pandemic task force has agreed in…Continue Reading

Hamish and Zoe Foster-Blake called in to spruik local travel as international holidays remain off limits

With much of the tourism industry devastated by COVID-19, Tourism Australia has recruited high-profile Australians Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster-Blake as part of its latest push to encourage domestic holidays.Key points:Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster-Blake are the faces of Tourism Australia’s latest domestic marketing campaignFederal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has warned Australia could remain closed…Continue Reading

CACOVID supports PTF on safety of travellers

Our Reporter As the airspace opens up gradually for international travels, measures have been put in place to ensure safety of all passengers entering or leaving Nigeria as the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. Such measures include the launch of the Nigerian International Travel Portal(NITP) by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF-COVID-19)…Continue Reading

IATF OKs easing outbound travel limits for Pinoys

IATF OKs easing outbound travel limits for Pinoys Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – October 12, 2020 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The government’s pandemic task force has agreed in principle to relax the outbound travel restrictions on Filipinos who want to be with their foreigner partners. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, vice chairman of the…Continue Reading

U.S. Aims to Open New York-London Travel by Holidays

U.S. officials are aiming to open travel between New York City and London with shortened traveler quarantine periods as soon as the holidays, according to people familiar with the matter. The growing availability of Covid-19 tests in the U.S. has prompted officials at the Transportation Department, Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to revive…Continue Reading

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Right Stuff’ On Disney+, About The Beginnings Of The U.S. Space Program And The Men Who Pioneered Space Travel

The Right Stuff is based on Tom Wolfe’s 1979 book of the same name, as well as the Oscar-winning 1983 film that was also based on the book. The series is about the beginnings of the U.S. space program, which started when NASA was formed in 1959. If you only know the first American space…Continue Reading