Travel Weekly — Issue 04

Travel Weekly is a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

Travel Weekly — Issue 04
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Welcome to the 4th issue of Travel Weekly, a weekly newsletter curating the best and latest news in the travel industry.

China’s ‘zero-COVID’ restrictions curb May 1 holiday travel
BEIJING (AP) — Only a trickle of visitors strolled the pedestrian-only streets Sunday in central Beijing’s historic Qianmen district, which normally would be bustling with tourists on what was a national holiday and a sunny spring day.
Holiday scams soar as Britons rush to book summer getaway
People urged to be vigilant as fake flight and hotel adverts proliferate amid ‘national fraud epidemic’
Ryanair allegedly forces family to ‘pay for seats they’ve already bought’
A family have been left fuming after claiming that Ryanair forced them to pay for tickets they had already bought — but the budget airline say the issue came from using an online travel agent
The country with the most spectacular rail journeys in the world
A new tour that unites the epic Glacier Express and Bernina Express routes provides the ideal excuse to compare and contrast
Royal Caribbean Group to Launch Major Recruitment Drive in Antigua and Barbuda
Royal Caribbean Group is launching a major recruitment drive in Antigua and Barbuda, hoping to hire thousands of people. Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism and Investment The Honourable Charles ‘Max’ Fernandez was joined by Royal Caribbean Group, Vice President of Government Relatio…
Disneyland Is Getting a New Pixar-themed Hotel — See Inside
Disneyland is transforming its Paradise Pier Hotel for a Pixar-themed resort.
Qantas Ordering Airbus A350 For World’s Longest Flight
Qantas is expected to place an order for 12 Airbus A350-1000s, which will be used to operate the world’s longest flights. Here’s what we know.
Lots of countries loosening COVID-19 restrictions as May begins - The Points Guy
This weekend is just four weeks before the Memorial Day holiday kicks off what’s expected to be the busiest travel summer travel season of the pandemic. The
Fiji travel update: Fully vaccinated will no longer need pre-departure COVID tests
As per the reports, this change will apply to all visitors entering Fiji by air or sea, who were earlier required to take PCR or rapid antigen test (RAT) prior to their arrival.
Golf’s $20 Billion U.S. Travel Market Is Poised For Big Year In 2022
After some understandable limitations on golf travel the past two years, particularly in 2020 after the initial coronavirus outbreak, it appears buddies’ trips and golf getaways are headed for a big year.
Colombia To Open New International Cruise Port
Local authorities want to promote La Guajira as an attractive Caribbean tourism destination, especially with cruise ships
Government eases some COVID-19 travel measures, but not masking on planes | CBC News
The federal government is winding down some COVID-19 border measures for travellers arriving in Canada, but top public health officials said the government isn’t budging when it comes to masking on planes and vaccine mandates for domestic travel.
Warning travel problems could continue into summer
Border force is “chronically under-staffed” and it will take time to train new officers, a union says.

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