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These Australian Firms Seen as Winners From Global Border Curbs

(Bloomberg) — Australians eager for a getaway after months of coronavirus lockdowns are likely to spark a domestic travel recovery as international borders remain closed, according to RBC Capital Markets.

“With a potentially increased number of consumers shifting overseas holiday dollars to domestic trips in the coming months, a number of travel companies under coverage are well placed to capture a share of this demand,” RBC analysts led by Tim Piper wrote.

The nation’s travel-booking firms plunged this year as border curbs and social distancing measures dampened demand. Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd. and Webjet Ltd. both tapped shareholders for

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travel firms demand 14-day self-isolation rule is overturned

As UK border staff prepare the impose the nation’s first blanket quarantine scheme, opposition is growing to Priti Patel’s plan for 14 days of self-isolation for most arrivals.

Passengers at UK airports, ferry ports and international rail terminals will be required to go home or to another suitable address, and stay there for two weeks. The new law applies to returning British travellers as well as foreigners.

On Sky News, Matt Hancock once again defended the policy, which comes into effect at midnight.

The health secretary said: “We are bringing the quarantine policy again because as the number of new

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Quarantine policy to be decided in court as 500 travel and hospitality firms attempt to stop restrictions

Heathrow, London, UK Travellers make most of free movement out of Heathrow Terminal 2 before coronavirus UK quarantine is put into effect on any return or air travel into the UK to try and slow down coronavirus infections being brought into the country - Jeff Gilbert
Heathrow, London, UK Travellers make most of free movement out of Heathrow Terminal 2 before coronavirus UK quarantine is put into effect on any return or air travel into the UK to try and slow down coronavirus infections being brought into the country – Jeff Gilbert

Boris Johnson’s quarantine policy is set to be decided in court with more than 500 travel and hospitality businesses expected on Monday to join a legal bid by airlines to reverse the restrictions.

A new group called Quash Quarantine, which includes major names such as hotelier Sir Rocco Forte, will announce how it plans

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Quarantine could finish off hundreds of travel firms, industry figures warn

With the decision to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine for almost everyone arriving in the UK by air, travel industry insiders say the government has signed the death warrant for hundreds of holiday firms.

Two months after the World Health Organisation announced that coronavirus had become a global pandemic, the prime minister has announced that quarantine for new arrivals by air.

Passengers arriving by air from anywhere abroad apart from the Republic of Ireland will be presumed to be carrying coronavirus and will be required to self-isolate in a private dwelling for two weeks.

Boris Johnson said the order was

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