Daily travel news for 2021-11-30: Canada barring unvaxxed travellers, Omicron’s impact and Listing travel restrictions

    • This is the day that unvaccinated travellers will be barred from planes and trains in Canada.… https://t.co/eu9F1kzAWp
    • South Africa feels it’s being singled out because it reported the latest COVID-19 variant, but with countries like Japan and Israel barring everybody, it’s looking like everyone’s going to be impacted… https://t.co/pVW3B1oj0a
    • Canada adds India’s Covaxin to its list of approved vaccines for travellers entering the country.… https://t.co/qiF7iOtz0t
    • Instead of #travel bans, we should work on getting the rest of the world vaccinated against COVID, suggest these scientists… https://t.co/4w8Lyfdrgj

 

Daily travel news for 2021-11-26: Closing borders, Vaccine validity periods and Paying to board last

    • The European Union is moving to halt air #travel from southern Africa over a potentially vaccine-resistant coronavirus strain… https://t.co/KbiN0xGt86
    • Never mind jostling to be first on the plane. A-list passengers actually pay extra to board last in order to avoid spending time with the dull normals… https://t.co/ohZMjVatK6
    • Even if some #travel agents don’t foresee trip-stacking becoming a long-term practice, the ongoing uncertainty about COVID is making it more common… https://t.co/enkyh06y3V

 

Daily travel news for 2021-11-25: EU requiring boosters, Guilt-free flying and James Bond’s poor travel hygeine

COVID vaccine dose
    • Considering the surge in COVID cases in Europe, it’s no surprise that the EU now says that #travel between states should be contingent on people having a third booster shot against the virus… https://t.co/6lhjzkEL0U
    • By today’s emission standards, the aviation industry will generate 21.2 *gigatons* of carbon over the next three decades meaning it will be a while before we can fly guilt-free… https://t.co/hFBPZn8KwS
    • Is donating COVID vaccines the new tree planting for companies looking to be more socially responsible?… https://t.co/IUUDD6juie

Daily travel news for 2021-11-24: An Airbus in Antarctica, New Zealand re-opening and Trivago CEO bullish on travel recovery

    • Remember when we thought sustainable #travel might be a thing? A boutique adventure company just landed an Airbus in Antarctica… https://t.co/Ui2tfROhlY
    • When even fortress New Zealand says it will reopen to vaccinated travellers, then you know there’s reason for optimism… https://t.co/sH5OTxTse3
    • Despite the border reopening, the good people of Buffalo are still waiting for Canadian tourists to arrive.… https://t.co/xYgF6LKehb
    • The International Air Transport Association urges governments to adopt simple, predictable, and practical measures to restore travel… https://t.co/mQYxOoksBn

 

Daily travel news for 2021-11-23: Air Transat interlining, Disney or a real vacation and Lufthansa’s mystery flights

    • With ‘connectair by Air Transat’, the tour operator becomes the first Canadian #airline to offer a virtual interlining service… https://t.co/mlWVAy0mNq
    • Lufthansa is now offering ‘mystery flights’ where you book a trip without knowing your final destination.… https://t.co/CVh4kuahWk
    • Under some legal pressure to do so, Marriott will now more prominently disclose its resort fees.… https://t.co/QsoDRYtMHe
    • Hotels are trying to be more green, but guests’ behaviour is proving to be a challenge. For example, they like to leave their room air conditioning on all day… https://t.co/0bmvwEANkk