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Fully vaccinated passengers can travel to the UK without the mandatory PCR test come February 11

The UK has made drastic changes to COVID-19 testing measures for travelers arriving in the country from 4am on the 11th February, 2022. "All testing measures for eligible fully vaccinated travelers arriving in the UK will be removed from 4am on 11th February, as the government goes one step further to reopen the travel sector" - the statement read. The changes was announced on 24th January 2022 that "the UK […]

todayJanuary 25, 2022 201 1

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Sean Mendis Thoughts: Travel restrictions on African countries may be counterproductive in the long run

Following travel bans and restrictions on some African countries including South Africa, Botswana, Malawi and Nigeria, Sean Mendis, an aviation executive popularly known as the aviation encyclopedia of our time has shared his opinion on the move by Europe and other countries to restrict the African countries from flying into the Western countries. "I think that travel restrictions as presently implemented are a blunt instrument that may actually be counterproductive […]

todayDecember 10, 2021 80

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Southern African tourism sector to bear the brunt of the emergence of Omicron variant as travel bans continue

The Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (FEDHASA) hopes for a swift reversal of the UK’s decision to place South Africa and neighboring countries on its travel red list, following the emergence of the Omicron variant. ‘Our industry has had to endure being thrust from wave to wave for the past 20 months and it simply isn’t sustainable to keep businesses open and livelihoods intact,’ said FEDHASA National Chairperson Rosemary […]

todayNovember 29, 2021 75

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