5 things about international travel that will probably never be the same

Across the border, Americans are speeding through their vaccination process and gearing up to be able to travel internationally once again. Meanwhile, Canadians are on standby for when they too can dust off their passports. The Star spoke with two experts about what to expect about the future of travel. Vaccination passports Though managers and … Read more

Test and trace visits for holidaymakers in quarantine crackdown

Travellers in self-isolation after a trip abroad will be visited by Test and Trace staff this summer as part of a Government crackdown on quaratine dodgers.  The strict new service will use NHS workers to ensure that anyone required to stay at home after international travel is doing so. The checks will be in addition … Read more

First boutique hotel to make debut in Sistan-Baluchestan

TEHRAN – The first boutique hotel in Sistan-Baluchestan will be officially inaugurated within the next few days. The southeastern Iranian province is home to various lesser-known cultural sites and raw beauties. Located in Zahak county, the hotel is originally a centuries-old castle, which has undergone extensive rounds of restoration, the deputy provincial tourism chief, Mojtaba … Read more

France to ban domestic flights where trains are available

MPs voted late on Saturday to some suspend some flights by domestic airlines that can be made by train in less than two-and-a-half hours, as part of a wider climate bill. If the bill passes through France’s upper house, the Senate, France will join a number of European countries seeking to move away from short … Read more

Domestic holidays in England resume from today

A leading Spanish tourism official has voiced concern at the “lack of certainty surrounding summer holidays” based on the Global Travel Taskforce’s (GTT) framework for a return for international travel for people in England.  Jet2, the UK’s second-largest tour operator postponed its holiday programme until June 24 following the publication of the GTT’s report.  Andalucia’s … Read more

Everglades: The ‘world’s greatest airport’ that never was

(CNN) — It was supposed to be the world’s largest airport, a glamorous intercontinental hub for supersonic airliners with six runways and high-speed rail links to surrounding cities. But today, it’s little more than an airstrip in the middle of nowhere. The Everglades Jetport, as it was called when the project launched in 1968, started … Read more

Bay Area Approaching Nation Leading $4 A Gallon – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Just in time for California’s reopening from all COVID-19 restrictions and the first unencumbered summer travel season since 2019, prices at the gas pump have again soared to a nation’s high of $3.99 a gallon in San Francisco. That was the news Sunday from Oil Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of … Read more

Israelis question why they have to quarantine in hotels in Ireland despite being fully vaccinated

ISRAELI CITIZENS LIVING in Ireland have questioned why Israel is on the mandatory hotel quarantine list when over half of its population is fully vaccinated, and it has a fraction of the Covid-19 incidence rate that Ireland has. An Israeli healthcare worker who has been vaccinated and arrived in Ireland with proof of a negative … Read more

Tell us about your travels in Croatia for the chance to win an overnight stay worth £250 with England’s Coast

Croatia is a country of vivid blue seas and lakes, golden beaches, pine-scented islands, mountainous hiking terrain and grand cities such as Dubrovnik and Split that are rich in history and culture. If you have been, either in recent times or when it was part of Yugoslavia, we’d like to know what you did – … Read more

St. Vincent volcano: Island on red alert for ‘imminent’ eruption

The island is on red alert, meaning an eruption is “imminent now,” NEMO said. Evacuation orders are in place in about a dozen districts of St. Vincent, affecting roughly 6,000 to 7,000 people, a spokesperson for the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, or UWI-SRC, told CNN. St. Vincent is the largest island … Read more