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U.S. Travel: Do Your Part for Public Health If You Choose to Travel for the Holidays

14 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

With tens of millions of Americans expected to travel for Thanksgiving next week despite spiking COVID-19 infection numbers nationwide, the U.S. Travel Association on Thursday released an update to its guidance for healthy and safe travel-along with a plea for everyone to closely heed recommended best practices if traveling.
At a Thursday press conference, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow discussed the relatively new challenge of “pandemic fatigue”-which is reportedly causing many Americans to lower their guard against the coronavirus because they are tired after eight...
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Tunisia announces financial aid to revive devastated tourism sector

Tunisia announces financial aid to revive devastated tourism sector

15 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The second wave of the Covid-19 swept away all hopes of a resumption of travellers' arrivals in the countries deserted by tourists, such as Tunisia where the sector represents about 14 per cent of Tunisian GDP.
The Tunisian government announced this week aid in favour of the sector operators to help them cope with the crisis. The employees of the sector who are technically unemployed will thus receive a monthly allowance of 200 dinars , that is half the SMIG.
After having fallen considerably following the jasmine revolution of 2011 and the insecurity linked to terrorist attacks, the...
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Africa surpassed 2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as second wave looms

Africa surpassed 2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases as second wave looms

15 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The African continent has surpassed 2 million confirmed cases as the top public health official on Thursday warned that “they are inevitably edging toward a second wave” of infections.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the 54-nation continent had crossed the milestone. Africa has seen more than 48,000 deaths from COVID-19. Its infections and deaths make up less than 4 per cent of the global total.
The African continent of 1.3 billion people is being warned against “prevention fatigue” as countries loosen pandemic restrictions to ease their economies' suffering and...
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CEO of Yandex Self Driving Group predicts that autonomous vehicles will roam...

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