Destinations International NewsBrief

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Ready or not, travel fees are poised to make a comeback this summer. Some of them were inevitable. For example, last month most major airlines began reinstating penalty charges for some ticket...
May 2021
Port CEO Capt. John Murray said the move follows a Florida public health advisory that extended vaccine eligibility to people in the state who provide "goods or services for the benefit of residents...
May 2021
The Hong Kong government on Friday will lift its ban on flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland, citing a "stabilizing local epidemic situation and the relatively satisfactory vaccination rate in...
May 2021
Visit Pensacola recognized people in the community for the annual Hospitality Hero Awards on Wednesday. The event celebrates members who go above and beyond to create the Pensacola experience. It...
May 2021
The vast majority of those surveyed for Travel Again's Traveler Confidence Index supported an extension of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's mask mandate. Around 39 percent of leisure...
May 2021
Officials were leaning toward an extension of the measures in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo prefectures beyond May 11 as the country battles a surge in COVID-19 cases.
May 2021
According to a new Ipsos survey, 71 percent of U.S. citizens believe that all international tourists arriving in the country should be required to show proof of receiving a full COVID-19 vaccination...
May 2021
Ahead of the G7 Summit in England in June, travel industry executives, unions, businesses and operators have turned to the highest of powers to get restrictions on travel between the U.S. and U.K....
May 2021
There is some encouraging news about the return of the road warrior, but how one views it literally depends on whether you see the glass as half-empty or half-full.
May 2021
The Bahamas is making it even easier for travelers to enjoy a relaxing Caribbean vacation by waiving all pre-travel testing requirements for anyone who is fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated tourists...
May 2021

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