Travel

Nearly 18 months into the pandemic, the tiny island nation of Tonga still enjoys an extraordinary status: zero reported Covid-19 cases.

Outer space might now be embarked on a similar journey from frontier to big business.

As the pace and ambition of space exploration accelerates, preventing Earth-born organisms from hitching a ride has become more urgent than ever.

Walking from Africa along the ancient path of human migration, which started between 50,000 and 80,000 years ago. 50 reasons to love the world.

Nu het aantal nieuwe besmettingen daalt, durft Nederland langzamerhand aan vakantie te denken. Maar waar moet je rekening mee houden als je op reis gaat? Een overzicht per land.

The first EU Covid-19 passport to welcome a traveller without imposing additional restrictions: proof of vaccination, a proof of negative test PCR, or antigen or a proof of (past) illness. Kickstart of the international travel.

All people above 18 years in Goa will be given Ivermectin drug irrespective of their coronavirus status to bring down mortality. Cases inked to international travel, emergency meeting over rapid spread of Indian variant.

How safe are you from Covid-19 when you fly? To understand how risky it may be to board a flight now, start with how air circulates in a plane.

How to use tech to prepare for travel in a pandemic! Even as vaccines make it safer to travel, planning a trip is becoming increasingly complicated.

One robot can disinfect a single-aisled plane in 13 minutes, start to finish, though larger planes take longer.

‘World Travel’ is both a literal guide for seeing the world as well as a source of inspiration as we plan post-pandemic travel.

And whether you’ve been vaccinated or not, there are strategies that can reduce the risks of Covid-19 if you do plan to get away.

The post-pandemic world must continue to keep air travel reserved for essential purposes, such as family reunification and repatriation. To make a serious effort to meet commitments to the Paris Agreement’s goals.

With the constantly changing effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the travel industry, there is little that can be regarded as normal. The top 10 busiest international air routes.

An air-sanitizing robot patrols the waiting halls of Shenyang Railway Station, Liaoning province, Jan. 28, 2021.

How soon after receiving a second Covid-19 shot can you travel safely? Getting vaccinated does not say you have a free pass to travel, nor does it say you have a free pass to put aside all the public health measures.

The Spring Festival travel season (chunyun, lunar new year) lasts longer, involves more individuals, and relies more on public transportation such as trains, buses, and planes.

At the top of the ship is the ultimate playground, which in addition to the roller coaster has five waterslides, a dangling ropes course, mini-golf, and a basketball court. 

Virtual reality tourism, that includes VR sightseeing, virtual reality beach vacations, virtual reality city tours and even VR space travel, is a mushrooming niche of travelling experiences one can gain access to right from their bed.

Though virtual travel will never replace visiting a new place and soaking in its sights, sounds and smells, venturing the world with your smartphone or laptop does allow you to explore virtual travel recommendations.

 Global travel could begin to see a comeback later in 2021 as people get vaccinated. In a partially vaccinated world, passengers will still need to wear masks and get tested. For the next two to four years not everyone will have a vaccine.

I cannot but feel a little wistful, however, about how different things are today, and wonder if I will ever again be able to get onto a flight in the same (almost) lighthearted manner as before.

Evaluating Covid-19 risk on Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Stay safer on different forms of transportation.

President Xi Jinping has called for a global mechanism that would use QR codes to open up international travel. Human Rights advocates warn that the codes could be used for broader political monitoring and exclusion.

Covid-19 tests should be more widely used in international travel than quarantines.

Weather is a local story with national implications. But being on the ground to capture local stories presents unique challenges given social distancing protocols and traveling restrictions.

What precautions should everyone take in a hotel or other accommodation establishment? Everyone should follow basic precautions.

There is no zero risk when considering the potential importation or exportation of cases in the context of international travel.

Veel zakelijke evenementen, congressen en beurzen werden door de lockdown en de reisbeperkingen geannuleerd en dat raakt vooral hotels die op zakelijke reizigers gericht zijn. ABN Amro denkt dat dat zich niet helemaal zal herstellen, omdat mensen nu videobellen gewend zijn en dat ook tijd en geld bespaart.

How coronavirus is reshaping Europe’s tourism hotspots. The collapse of visitor numbers amid the pandemic offers cities a new opportunity to rethink their business model.

At a time when the most magical place on Earth is smack-dab in the middle of one of the potentially deadliest places on Earth, who in their right mind would go to Disney World right now? Disney is doing its best to downplay the threat.


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