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Sunny Destinations Canadian Airlines Are Flying To This Winter

Canadian travellers hoping for a warm getaway this winter will still have plenty of flight options despite the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the aviation industry. The availability of flights to destinations in the southern USA, Caribbean and South America is a real positive for travellers hoping to escape the freezing Canadian winters …

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New Changes Canadians Can Expect At Ski Hills This Winter

With the days getting shorter and temperatures dropping, the thoughts of many Canadians will be turning to the start of the winter sports season. Since COVID-19 restrictions will likely limit indoor activities over coming weeks and months, Canadians will be hoping that they can fill some of their free time this winter by getting out …

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Canadians Offered New Testing Option For Travel To Hawaii

Canadians dreaming of a winter tropical vacation to Hawaii will be excited about WestJet’s new announcement to offer pre-flight COVID-19 tests for its passengers departing Calgary International Airport (YYC). The news is an important step towards reopening normal travel between Canada and Hawaii as it means that Canadians will no longer be required to self-isolate …

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B.C. Enacts Mandatory Masks, Social Lockdown & Travel Ban

British Columbia has implemented new restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 including mandatory masks, travel restrictions and a social lockdown.  The new measures include the mandatory use of masks in all indoor public spaces and retail environments. Additionally a ‘social lockdown’ has been implemented that requires people to only socialize with those inside their …

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U.S. and UK Airlines Urge Opening of Transatlantic Corridor

Pressure is growing on the UK government to open transatlantic air corridors which would allow quarantine-free travel with the US and offer another ray of hope for international tourists. A number of airlines including British Airways, American Airlines and United Airlines are running pilot programs which will see passengers tested for COVID-19 both before and …

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Fewer Flight Options In Europe As EasyJet Suffers Financial Losses

Travelers in Europe are set to experience more limited flight options this winter as easyJet suffers the first full-year financial loss in its history. The company reported unprecedented year-to-date losses of USD $1.7 Billion on November 17, with passenger numbers dropping by half compared to the previous year, at just 48.1 million. The COVID-19 pandemic …

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Vaccines Light At The End Of The Tunnel For International Tourism

Travelers around the world have received a boost from the news that two COVID-19 vaccines with over 90% effectiveness rates are in the final stages of development. The news comes as a welcome ray of light for those seeking to travel abroad, in a year which has otherwise been clouded by the collapse of overseas …

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