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Q&A: If I travel to the Thai island of Phuket under “Phuket Sandbox”, how soon can I visit the other islands?

The beleaguered Thai tourism industry has been so devastated by COVID-19 that this has led the Thai authorities to take calculated risks to find...
NCL Jade Alesund Norway

Cruise News: Norwegian Cruise Line returns to cruise

Norwegian Jade is the first ship to sail after 500-day suspension.

Croatia puts in place measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 along its Adriatic coast.

The Croatian government has put in place measures to nip the spread of COVID-19 along its Adriatic coast.

Italy bans cruise ships from Venice lagoon after UNESCO blacklist threat

Cruise ships and vessels weighing more than 25,000 tonnes barred from the lagoon from 1 August

Billionaire Branson blasts into suborbital space

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson is now officially a space tourist.
Tenerife beach

Canary Islands plans to impose curfew

Covid-19 cases have been surging in Tenerife since mid-June because of increased socialising among younger people.

The Buckingham Palace gardens now open to visitors

Buckingham Palace: A right royal floral day out
Family with children on the beach

No more quarantine for double-jabbed travellers from amber list countries from 19 July

Holidaymakers visiting amber list hotspots such as Spain, France, Greece, Portugal, and Italy will no longer need to self-isolate.
People waiting in line at the airport

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic rolling out fast-track lanes for double jabbed travellers at Heathrow

The pilot scheme applies to flights from Athens, Los Angeles, Montego Bay and New York.

Italy: Florence bans evening walks after 9pm

Florence has banned people from walking around the city centre in the evenings to tackle overcrowding.

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