Tag: Travel safety

Despite Canadian easing, US extends land border restrictions

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The United States Government on Wednesday extended the closure of the land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travelers until at least Aug....

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha holiday in pandemic’s shadow

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CAIRO — Muslims around the world were observing Tuesday yet another major Islamic holiday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns...

Travelers fume at UK move to keep restrictions on France

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LONDON — Tourists and the travel industry vented frustration and anger on Saturday after Britain reversed a plan to ease travel restrictions on France...

Lockdowns in Asia as some nations see 1st major virus surges

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BANGKOK — Several countries around Asia and the Pacific that are experiencing their first major surges of the coronavirus rushed to implement tough restrictions...

Thailand sets curfew for capital to combat coronavirus surge

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BANGKOK — Officials in Thailand on Friday announced a seven-hour curfew and other restrictions for the capital and nine other provinces to try to...

Travel firms sue UK government over its travel restrictions

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LONDON — A group of British airports and airlines took the U.K. government to court Friday, demanding it disclose the evidence behind its coronavirus...

WHO warns Coronavirus rising in eastern Mediterranean region

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BEIRUT — Coronavirus infections have been on the rise in the 22 countries of the eastern Mediterranean region after two months of steady decline...

Canada, US are easing pandemic border-crossing restrictions

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TORONTO — Pandemic restrictions on travel between Canada and the U.S. began to loosen Monday for some Canadians, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said...

Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal

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BERLIN — Germany is easing strict restrictions on travel from Britain, Portugal and some other countries that were imposed because of the rise of...

Maui mayor asks airlines for fewer tourists amid travel boom

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HONOLULU — For nearly a year, Maui residents had their tropical oasis virtually to themselves. ...