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Peru, Ecuador and Costa Rica are the first countries in South and Central America that people plan to visit after the pandemic, drawn to the great wealth of challenging mountain treks, lush green jungle and pristine beaches. … [Read more...] about Travellers name the ONE place they’d visit in the world if they could go right now – so is your dream location on the list?
"India will fund the implementation of Greater Male Connectivity Project through a $400 million LOC & $100 million grant," Jaishankar tweeted. "This 6.7 km bridge project connecting Male with Gulhifalhu Port & Thilafushi industrial zone will help revitalize and transform Maldivian economy." … [Read more...] about India seeks to counter China influence in Maldives with bridge project
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Australia bans foreign travel The Australian government has imposed an indefinite ban on all foreign travel by its citizens. Prime Minister Scott Morrison also called on all Australians who are abroad to return home. A 14-day compulsory quarantine for all people entering the country has already been in place for some time. Here, too, it has become quiet in the cities. … [Read more...] about TUI: Coronavirus causes huge losses for German travel giant
Brits living in the UK can quarantine at their own home, but they are not allowed to leave the house for a fortnight. … [Read more...] about When will the UK travel quarantine list be reviewed? Latest on countries including France and Spain
Some parts of France have tightened their mask rules despite the summer heatwave, with police now set to ramp up checks on face coverings - while neighbouring Belgium has today made masks compulsory in all public spaces including outdoors. … [Read more...] about France goes on quarantine list: Holiday chaos for 400,000 Brits as they are told anyone returning to the UK after Saturday will have to self-isolate for two weeks – with visitors to Holland, Malta and parts of the Carribbean also hit
If Americans do choose to travel in the upcoming weeks, destinations like Turks and Caicos, Cambodia, and Bermuda are open—but not without restrictions. Most destinations are requiring a negative coronavirus test upon arrival (how recent of a test varies by country.) Destinations such as Bermuda are taking more precautions and requiring an additional test upon arrival, as well as several times during your stay and daily temperature checks. … [Read more...] about Where We All Want to Travel to in 2021, According to Google
Authorities say 20 people from the home at Asvestochori, a village outside the northern city of Thessaloniki, were taken to a hospital Wednesday with mild symptoms. The disease is believed to have been spread by a staff member who got it from a relative who had visited a popular holiday resort. … [Read more...] about The Latest: NYC mayor still plans to reopen schools on time
In Chile, researchers have made novel sightings of rare species in cities. Conservation biologist Eduardo Silva-Rodríguez of the Austral University of Chile is part of a group that placed automated cameras in urban forests and university campuses. The snapshots included some surprises: a vulnerable wild cat called the güiña (Leopardus guigna) and endangered southern river otters (Lontra provocax) that had not previously been detected in urban areas. “This opens many questions,” Silva-Rodríguez says. Have the animals always been there? Or were they just visiting, perhaps because stray dogs that once scared them away had moved away as food scraps became less available? They plan to continue to monitor for these species after the partial lockdowns are lifted. … [Read more...] about The pandemic stilled human activity. What did this ‘anthropause’ mean for wildlife?
The prison that once held Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly is now an international destination. It has historically drawn close to 6,000 people a day to the ferry docks, helping drive business to crab shacks, T-shirt stands and street performances at Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39 and North Beach. … [Read more...] about Alcatraz — at least the outdoor areas — to reopen Monday after 5-month coronavirus closure