Category: International Travel News

Trump gives $25bn in emergency cash to coronavirus-hit public transit systems

Trump gives $25bn in emergency cash to coronavirus-hit public transit systems

2 Apr, 2020 16:12 Follow RT on US President Donald Trump is delivering $25 billion in emergency funding to transit ... Read More

Shoshana Davis, 35, was a wife and mother who loved to travel

Shoshana Davis, 35, was a wife and mother who loved to travel

… that picture on her family travel Instagram account, @WanderlustonaShoestring just three … Read More

How to talk to your children about coronavirus

How to talk to your children about coronavirus

A group of young people wearing clown clothes and medical masks entertains children staying at home amid coronavirus pandemic in ... Read More

Travel Troubleshooter investigates: After coronavirus cancellation, Naperville woman wants to know why tour operator hasn’t refunded her deposit

Travel Troubleshooter investigates: After coronavirus cancellation, Naperville woman wants to know why tour operator hasn’t refunded her deposit

Your request brings up an interesting question: Should you go for a full refund or a voucher? I've spoken with ... Read More

Basketball in ballrooms? Empty Las Vegas casinos 'literally' hold hoop dreams as NBA considers playoffs at single-site quarantine

Basketball in ballrooms? Empty Las Vegas casinos 'literally' hold hoop dreams as NBA considers playoffs at single-site quarantine

Basketball could return with a truncated round of playoff games held in ballroom casinos in Las Vegas as the NBA ... Read More

Travel Portland Sees Massive Decline In Tourism Revenue, Reduces Staff By 40%

Travel Portland Sees Massive Decline In Tourism Revenue, Reduces Staff By 40%

Travel Portland, the destination marketing and management organization for the city, announced Wednesday it’s cutting staff by 40% due to ... Read More

Anthony Fauci: Restricting domestic travel is on the table

Anthony Fauci: Restricting domestic travel is on the table

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, on Thursday confirmed they are eyeing potential restrictions ... Read More

The problem with army enforced lockdowns in the time of COVID-19

The problem with army enforced lockdowns in the time of COVID-19

Soldiers and police patrol in Khayelitsha, South Africa, as authorities attempt to enforce a 21-day nationwide lockdown aimed at limiting ... Read More

'Immoral, inhuman': China blasts US over coronavirus questions

'Immoral, inhuman': China blasts US over coronavirus questions

China strongly criticised American officials as "shameless and morally repulsive" on Thursday for raising questions about the number of Chinese ... Read More

US unemployment may be much worse than expected

US unemployment may be much worse than expected

As the coronavirus continues rapidly spreading across the US, economists expect initial jobless claims to hit new multi-decade highs for ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches new measures to tackle COVID-19

Qatar Airways launches new measures to tackle COVID-19

Qatar has increased restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. There have been more than 800 confirmed cases of coronavirus ... Read More

Anti-malaria drug used to fight COVID-19 in Senegal

Anti-malaria drug used to fight COVID-19 in Senegal

An anti-malaria drug is being given to patients with COVID-19 in Senegal. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned against the ... Read More

Coastal communities call for travel restrictions as visitors trickle in

Coastal communities call for travel restrictions as visitors trickle in

Communities like Bella Coola in the Central Coast Regional District are concerned visitors are trickling in and could potentially transmit ... Read More

Coastal communities call for travel restrictions as visitors trickle in

Coastal communities call for travel restrictions as visitors trickle in

… to prohibit non-essential travel into the region, largely … Regional District is calling for travel restrictions into the region. ... Read More

Great travel books for tough times

Great travel books for tough times

If you can't travel in real life, try to … to engage in some armchair travel. Grab a great book ... Read More

Israel's health minister gets coronavirus; top officials isolate

Israel's health minister gets coronavirus; top officials isolate

Prime Minister Netanyahu also returned to self-quarantine because of his contact with Israel's health minister Coronavirus has forced more top ... Read More

Coronavirus forces postponement of crucial UN climate summit

Coronavirus forces postponement of crucial UN climate summit

Some 30,000 people, including 200 world leaders, were due to attend the 10-day conference This year's United Nations global climate ... Read More

Coronavirus forces postponement of crucial UN climate summit

Coronavirus forces postponement of crucial UN climate summit

Some 30,000 people, including 200 world leaders, were due to attend the 10-day conference This year's United Nations global climate ... Read More

How to stay safe from coronavirus at home and outside

How to stay safe from coronavirus at home and outside

Most countries around the world have put in place coronavirus restrictions, from bans on public gatherings to closing borders, in a ... Read More

Coronavirus may change city designs

Coronavirus may change city designs

The coronavirus pandemic has already changed many aspects of life. How we travel, how we work and how we live. ... Read More

Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

Release of Kashmiri prisoners urged amid virus outbreak

As India observes a nationwide lockdown, one area has already been under heavy restrictions. There has been a curfew and ... Read More

We are heading for a pensions apartheid

We are heading for a pensions apartheid

Global stock markets lost massively before a partial recovery towards the end of March Might middle-class savers' dreams of financial ... Read More

We are heading for a pensions apartheid

We are heading for a pensions apartheid

Global stock markets lost massively before a partial recovery towards the end of March Might middle-class savers' dreams of financial ... Read More

Iraqis struggle to balance tradition and sanitation

Iraqis struggle to balance tradition and sanitation

The scale of the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way people say goodbye to loved ones. Across the globe, more ... Read More

Top US senator warns Saudi Arabia over oil price war with Russia

Top US senator warns Saudi Arabia over oil price war with Russia

The collapse in prices has threatened the once-booming US drilling industry with bankruptcies and significant layoffs The strategic relationship between ... Read More

India's toaster-sized ventilator to help in fight against virus

India's toaster-sized ventilator to help in fight against virus

With the toll rising in India, where a nationwide lockdown is in force, production of AgVa's portable ventilator has shot ... Read More

Doctor's Note: How to manage your asthma during coronavirus

Doctor's Note: How to manage your asthma during coronavirus

A doctor explains how you can best protect yourself if you have asthma COVID-19 does not discriminate, it could affect ... Read More

German tabloid Bild in hot water for giving airtime to Covid-19 testing firm currently under investigation

German tabloid Bild in hot water for giving airtime to Covid-19 testing firm currently under investigation

German tabloid Bild has come under fire after airing an interview with an ex-Playboy model who founded a controversial online ... Read More

'Grave concerns' for Kimberley as coronavirus case spike sees tough travel restrictions imposed

'Grave concerns' for Kimberley as coronavirus case spike sees tough travel restrictions imposed

Premier Mark McGowan has expressed "grave concerns" for the spread of coronavirus in WA's remote Kimberley region as he imposed ... Read More

India turns trains into isolation wards as COVID-19 cases rise

India turns trains into isolation wards as COVID-19 cases rise

There are worries that India's beleaguered healthcare system may be overwhelmed with the surge in cases India has begun converting ... Read More

Heavy rain brings flooding to Spain's eastern Castellon province

Heavy rain brings flooding to Spain's eastern Castellon province

An area of low pressure has brought torrential rain to parts of eastern Spain, resulting in significant flooding. Castellon de ... Read More

Spain reports 110,238 coronavirus cases, almost reaches Italy's numbers

Spain reports 110,238 coronavirus cases, almost reaches Italy's numbers

A total of 950 Covid-19 patients have died in Spain in the last 24 hours, bringing the nationwide death toll ... Read More

Iran denounces Trump's 'sneak attack' accusation

Iran denounces Trump's 'sneak attack' accusation

The US has blamed Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah for a March 11 rocket attack Iran has no proxies but it has ... Read More

World Tourism Organisation releases coronavirus recovery blueprint

World Tourism Organisation releases coronavirus recovery blueprint

The World Tourism Organisation has released a set of recommendations calling for urgent support for the global tourism sector. If ... Read More

What Governor Dunleavy’s Travel Mandate Means For Unalaska

What Governor Dunleavy’s Travel Mandate Means For Unalaska

… very specific instructions for travel.  All in-state travel is prohibited, unless … she should be exempt from travel restrictions, ... Read More

Greece quarantines first camp after 20 asylum seekers test coronavirus positive

Greece quarantines first camp after 20 asylum seekers test coronavirus positive

Athens has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the first such facility in Greece ... Read More

The travel industry must pull together and support each other – that’s how we’ll get through this crisis

The travel industry must pull together and support each other – that’s how we’ll get through this crisis

We are facing an unprecedented challenge to our health, our finances and our businesses. Many are calling the coronavirus outbreak ... Read More

The travel industry must pull together and support each other – that’s how we’ll get through this crisis

The travel industry must pull together and support each other – that’s how we’ll get through this crisis

We are facing an unprecedented challenge to our health, our finances and our businesses. Many are calling the coronavirus outbreak ... Read More

Canada and the U.S. are implementing the non-essential travel ban in very different ways

Canada and the U.S. are implementing the non-essential travel ban in very different ways

Both Canada and the U.S. are restricting non-essential travel at border land crossings — but the U.S. says the agreement ... Read More

Nearly 3,000 sailors to leave aircraft carrier amid outbreak

Nearly 3,000 sailors to leave aircraft carrier amid outbreak

The ship's commander raised warnings and asked permission to isolate crew members on shore Nearly 3,000 sailors on board a ... Read More

Six-week-old dies as US coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000

Six-week-old dies as US coronavirus death toll crosses 5,000

A hospital worker walks out of a garage at the University of California San Francisco Parnassus campus Death toll in ... Read More

COVID-19 death toll mounts in Ecuador

COVID-19 death toll mounts in Ecuador

Hospitals and morgues in Ecuador are feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic. Many are filled to capacity. So far, ... Read More

Gujarat: 52-year-old COVID-19 patient, with travel history to Sri Lanka, dies in Vadodara hospital

Gujarat: 52-year-old COVID-19 patient, with travel history to Sri Lanka, dies in Vadodara hospital

Image Source : PTI Gujarat: 52-year-old COVID-19 patient, with travel history to Sri Lanka, dies in Vadodara hospital A 52-year-old ... Read More

Pakistan court overturns conviction in killing of Daniel Pearl

Pakistan court overturns conviction in killing of Daniel Pearl

One of Sheikh's lawyers said he could go free unless the government chooses to challenge the court decision A Pakistani ... Read More

Wearing a surgical mask is now mandatory in some countries

Wearing a surgical mask is now mandatory in some countries

There is a global debate about whether everyone should wear surgical masks in public. The World Health Organization says only ... Read More