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Paris goes into lockdown amid new rise in COVID-19 infections

Paris goes into lockdown amid new rise in COVID-19 infections

The post Paris goes into lockdown amid new rise in COVID-19 infections appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Paris has decided to go on a month-long COVID-19 lockdown, starting Friday, March 19, 2021, amid fears of a third wave in the country. French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that the month-long limited […]

Ritz Carlton will soon rise on the Swiss Alps

Ritz Carlton will soon rise on the Swiss Alps

Marriott International has announced it signed an agreement with Mario Julen to bring the Ritz-Carlton brand to Zermatt, debuting the first Ritz-Carlton ski resort in Europe. Expected to open in 2026, the 69-guest room property will bring the brand’s legendary service and elegant design to the world-famous Swiss resort destination. Once open, the property will […]

Lufthansa witnesses 400% rise in holiday booking

Lufthansa witnesses 400% rise in holiday booking

Lufthansa has witnessed a sharp increase in intercontinental and intra-European bookings for the upcoming Christmas and New Year travel season. Last week, up to 400% more people booked destinations overseas as well as Southern and Northern Europe than in the previous week. Particularly in demand were flight destinations in South Africa (Cape Town, Johannesburg), Namibia […]

South Africa closing beaches as COVID-19 infections rise

South Africa closing beaches as COVID-19 infections rise

South Africa has imposed further COVID-19 restrictions, closing down beaches on the eastern coast and limiting large public gatherings ahead of the festive season, as the country looks to slow a sharp rise in infections. The country, which has recorded 866,127 total coronavirus cases, has seen a sharp spike in infections since the start of […]

Golf holidays on the rise

Golf holidays on the rise

While the pandemic brought travel restrictions, cancelled trips, and a whole new set of rules, many are looking toward the New Year for a better travel experience. As 2021 promises a vaccine and a slow return to ‘normal’, travel confidence has soared during an unseasonable period. Golf Travel Centre reported a 39% increase in bookings […]

Cuba to require pre-arrival COVID-19 tests as cases rise

Cuba to require pre-arrival COVID-19 tests as cases rise

Facing a steep rebound in coronavirus infections since fully re-opening borders last month, Cuba will require all inbound travellers from next year to provide proof of a negative test before departure in addition to current screening upon arrival. Cuba received plaudits for successfully containing its coronavirus outbreak by isolating cases and suspected cases, contact tracing […]

Thailand Tightens Domestic Travel as Cases Rise

Wat Arun

Wat Arun After months of avoiding the surge in cases seen by its neighbours, Thailand has been hit by its worst Covid-19 outbreak yet. Tens of thousands of people are being tested after hundreds of cases linked to its biggest seafood market. The province of Samut Sakhon, the coastal province near the capital Bangkok, home […]

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