Category: Travel Organizer

Model suggests ‘green light’ travel list could include only eight countries

 (AFP via Getty Images)

(AFP via Getty Images)

New analysis of destinations that might be considered safe countries when England’s foreign travel ban is eased after lockdown suggests there could be as few as eight countries on the so-called ‘green list’.

Boris Johnson’s current plan identifies 17 May as the earliest possible date for foreign travel to resume, under a “traffic light” system that restricts some nations where coronavirus is prevalent. Green countries would be free to visit, amber would require isolation on return, and red would mean travel is banned.

While the Global Travel Taskforce looks into how to categorise countries ahead of

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Brawl erupts at travel girls basketball game in Westfield, ends in ref being body slammed

WESTFIELD, Indiana — A girls travel basketball game took a violent turn when a midcourt brawl broke out among a referee, player and several spectators that ended with a team being ejected from the tournament.

“Yes, it was an unfortunate incident that we had to address this weekend,” Evan Suttner, president of the Pacers Athletic Center told IndyStar in an email Thursday.

The altercation occurred over the weekend at the Prime Midwest Event at the Pacers Athletic Center during a game between Baylor Basketball and Indiana Elite. Baylor trailed 34-12 with 16 seconds left in the first quarter when its

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Travel industry bosses slam Global Travel Taskforce report

Arriving soon? Heathrow airport Terminal 5 (Simon Calder)

Arriving soon? Heathrow airport Terminal 5 (Simon Calder)

“A bitter disappointment for everyone working in the travel industry” – that is how the boss of Britain’s biggest pilots’ union summed up the government’s plans for reopening travel.

Brian Strutton, general secretary of the British Airline Pilots’ Association (Balpa), was appearing before a Transport Select Committee into the Global Travel Taskforce report.

He criticised the “lack of engagement” from government on resuming international travel.

At present holidays abroad are illegal, though that is expected to change from 17 May.

The Global Travel Taskforce report, published on 9 April, said the government

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France and Spain to be off limits as only handful of countries on ‘green’ list

The most popular destinations for British holidaymakers, including Spain and France, look set to be off limits this summer, with much of Europe failing to meet the Government’s criteria to make the new “green” list.

A traffic light system recommended by the Global Travel Taskforce looks likely to come into force in May governing where Britons can travel; those heading to countries labelled “green” will not need to quarantine on return.

But only a handful of nations will make the cut. The Government has said it will consider infection rates, variants prevalence and access to genomic sequencing, as well as

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Here’s where Americans can visit this summer

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Leaving the U.S. is Easier Now—It’s Getting Back That Could Be the Problem

GettyImagine that perfect tropical beach vacation—the kind with tranquil, turquoise waters and white sandy beaches shaded by palm trees. You’ve got a few days of drinking and relaxing in your sights, and some shops and local adventures that you want to hit later in the day, before drinking and relaxing near the water some more in the evening.South of its partying cousin, Cancun, Playa del Carmen is a lazier, low-pressure getaway that could be such a place. But as Diana Schmidt recently discovered, vacation

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