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Looking Forward: Where The Travel Pros Are Dreaming Of Going

Vernazza, Italy Anders Jilden via Unsplash Though travel is off the table for much of the global population at the moment, travel professionals worldwide are looking forward to the future with a spirit of optimism and perseverance. From far-flung islands to the near-by boltholes, these are the places that the …

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Another defeat for DeSantis over felon voting — Governor: White House hasn’t called for stay-at-home order — Simpson’s office pushed insurance legislation — Rubio’s list

By GARY FINEOUT and MATT DIXON  04/01/2020 07:00 AM EDT Hello and welcome to Wednesday. The daily rundown — Between Monday night and Tuesday night, the number of coronavirus cases in Florida increased 18 percent, to 6,741; hospitalizations went up nearly 19.9 percent, to 857; and deaths rose 19.7 to …

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Restrictions on guest check-ins at local guesthouses extended

The Director General of Public Health has indefinitely extended the period for which foreign guests are restricted from checking into local guesthouses and city hotels. The measure was taken as a precaution against the global COVID-19 pandemic. A similar order was issued earlier, which expired on Tuesday. Upon its expiry, …

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Africa’s mountain gorillas also at risk from coronavirus

KAMPALA, Uganda — As the coronavirus infects more people around the world, conservationists are warning of the risk to another vulnerable species: Africa’s endangered mountain gorilla. Congo’s Virunga National Park, home to about a third of the world’s mountain gorillas, is barring visitors until June 1, citing “advice from scientific …

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Caribbean braces for more Covid-19 cases

Stephen Wright Steady rise: this graphic shows the most recent statistics on the Covid-19 pandemic in the Caribbean (Graphic created by Christina White) Related Stories The Caribbean, as well as Bermuda, is facing a new reality of social distancing and restrictions on movement as they battle their fears during the …

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The Itsy-Bitsy, Teenie-Weenie, Very Litigious Bikini

The tiniest two-piece can hide a lot of secrets. (Source: Dado Galdieri/The New York Times) Katherine Rosman On a sunny summer day in Montauk, Ipek Irgit was in the familiar situation of not knowing what she was doing with her life. It was 2012, and she was 34 years old. …

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HOTELS IN VIC FALLS SHUT DOWN

TOURISM operators and hoteliers in Victoria Falls have resolved to suspend operations to prevent spread of the deadly Covid-19 (coronavirus), which has seen the country recording three positive cases. Lately, players in the industry have suffered massive cancellations of bookings resulting in room occupancy rate dropping to average two percent …

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Port Arthur, MONA, among Tasmanian destinations visited by coronavirus-infected pair

Updated April 01, 2020 21:06:35 Photo: Two people who later tested positive visited a number of Tasmanian tourist locations, authorities said. (Facebook: MONA) Authorities say two coronavirus-infected visitors to Tasmania from interstate had visited a slew of tourist attractions before leaving, as two other separate cases bring the state tally …

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Tourism industry facing a new ‘circle of pain’

“The cancellation of events is really taking the wind out of the domestic tourism ship,” he said. “There are plenty of businesses that are being pushed to the limit.” The Morrison government and Tourism Australia have been encouraging locals to take holidays in the domestic market to help the sector …

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