Month: September 2021

Traffic light system scrapped as Covid travel rules eased

The traffic light system for international travel is to be scrapped in a significant easing of Covid restrictions, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.

From October 4, there will be a single, reduced “red list” of destinations from where passengers arriving in England will be required to quarantine in a Government-supervised hotel.

At the same time, people who are fully vaccinated will no longer need a pre-departure test before returning from non-red list destinations.

And from the end of October, they will be able to replace the day two PCR test with a cheaper lateral flow test.

In contrast,

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Hotels Projected To End 2021 Down $59 Billion In Business Travel Revenue

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The hotel industry is projected to end 2021 down more than $59 billion in business travel revenue compared to 2019, according to a new report released today by the American Hotel & Lodging Association and Kalibri Labs. That comes after losing nearly $49 billion in business travel revenue in 2020.
Business travel is the hotel industry’s largest source of revenue and has been slow to return since the onset of the pandemic. Business travel includes corporate, group, government, and other commercial categories. Business travel revenue is not expected

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Everything we know about YouTuber’s mysterious disappearance on road trip

 (YouTube/ Nomadic Statik)

(YouTube/ Nomadic Statik)

A New York woman who was traveling across the United States with her fiancé is said to be missing after he returned home without her.

Gabby Petito, 22, was last seen on August 24 when she checked out of a Salt Lake City hotel with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie. She was reported missing by her family on the evening of September 11, said police.

Ms Petito and Mr Laundrie had been documenting their travel experiences as ‘van-lifers’ across the US on a YouTube channel called ‘Nomadic Statik.

Here is everything we know about the case:

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Hotels, homestays or rental apartments, which should you pick?



a bridge over a river in a city: Hotels, homestays or rental apartments, which should you pick?(Photo:IANSlife)


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Hotels, homestays or rental apartments, which should you pick?(Photo:IANSlife)

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANSlife) When one travels as extensively as we do, you start missing homely comforts (and discomforts) even though you continue to practically live out of a suitcase. We started experimenting with local apartments while travelling over 10 years ago and over the last few years have gravitated towards picking an apartment over hotel every single time.

Especially when travelling internationally and staying in a city for more than 2 nights we always prefer to stay in an Airbnb or in local homestays. There are so

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