Tourism-dependent businesses have struggled to make ends meet without visitors. From: New York Times
Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India last June. From: New York Times
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After nearly two years, the US lifts its travel ban to UK visitors who have had both Covid vaccine doses.
The state is eager for its vacation industry to rebound after a devastating 2020 season. From: New York Times
About a fifth of the nation’s economy depends on the vacation industry. Before the pandemic, the country was one of the world’s top destinations, drawing nearly 40 million visitors in 2019. From: New York Times
International travellers hug loved ones at Sydney Airport for the first time in 20 months. from: BBC News
Authorities hope reopening will generate $30bn for the tourism sector despite ongoing restrictions. from: BBC News
A man is arrested after a controlled explosion is carried out at Stansted Airport.
from: BBC News All foreign travellers to the US will be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative test.
Rescuers inside Tham Luang Cave in Thailand in 2018. Twelve young soccer players and their coach were trapped there for 18 days before being brought to safety. From: New York Times
Australia’s largest city eased restrictions Monday after more than 100 days in lockdown. From: New York Times
The country’s transportation minister said that, as of Tuesday, two-way travel for fully vaccinated people could also occur without quarantine for those from Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Britain. From: New York Times
Malatya The Armenian Apostolic Church of Surp Yerrortutyun , in the eastern Turkish province of Malatya, has reopened its doors to divine worship after an interruption of 106 years. The divine liturgy, celebrated in the church on Sunday, August 29, was presided over by Sahak Maşalyan, current Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, and was attended by… Leggi tutto »
After a $165 million renovation, the Neue Nationalgalerie looks like it did when it first opened in 1968. That’s exactly the point. From: New York Times
The government is lifting a lockdown despite warnings from health experts that the outbreak could worsen. From: New York Times
Carrying watercraft, bikes and hopes for a salvaged summer, some American travelers ventured north on the first day of the border reopening. From: New York Times
A quarantine waiver for EU and US travellers and a cover-up in social care lead the front pages.