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About 70 people have been trapped after a hotel being used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in the Chinese city of Quanzhou collapsed. About 35 people have been pulled from the rubble of the five-storey Xinjia Hotel, officials say. Videos posted online show emergency workers combing through the building’s wreckage in the southern province of …

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Canada’s chief public health officer is warning travellers, especially the elderly and those with fragile health, to reconsider going on cruises after cases of the coronavirus were confirmed on a cruise ship which has Canadians on board.  “Think twice about going on cruise ships as they present environments where COVID-19 can spread easily given close contacts between passengers …

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US health officials conducted tests aboard a cruise ship off the coast of San Francisco Thursday to determine if any of its nearly 3,500 passengers and crew have contracted the new coronavirus. Some of the stranded passengers on board the Grand Princess who have shown flu-like symptoms were being tested after one 71-year-old man who …

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The coronavirus has made the idea of travelling worrisome. The government has offered advice on going to certain regions, but one country has now been completely barred. Iran has been given the strictest of Canada’s travel advisories since the outbreak. Canadians are being told to avoid all travel to the Middle Eastern country due to its strict rules regarding …

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There is a lot of fear surrounding travel to Mexico amid the Coronavirus outbreak. It’s important to not panic and look at the facts before canceling your travel reservations.  Is it safe to travel to Mexico amid the Coronavirus outbreak? As of Thursday March 5th, 2020, Mexico has six confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).   …

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Breaking News: The Grand Princess cruise ship that was scheduled to arrive in San Francisco this evening has been delayed, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a press conference today.  The ship is currently off the coast and its arrival has been delayed to provide an opportunity for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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When I was 18 I took my first trip to Mexico without knowing one word in Spanish. I remember landing and immediately realizing I had made a big mistake. So many people started talking to me in Spanish and I had no way of understanding them, or even to express that I couldn’t understand them. …

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The Emirates Group has reportedly asked airline employees to take up to one month of unpaid leave as the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak rattles the travel industry at large. The Dubai-based carrier has reduced schedules and canceled flights to most of China, Iran and Bahrain as consumer demand plummets, leaving the airline with more resources “than it needs,” Reuters reports. “Considering …

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A group of protesters on a remote Indian Ocean island violently tried to prevent cruise-ship passengers coming inland out of fear that they contained the novel coronavirus, despite there being no confirmed cases on board. The Sun Princess was allowed to dock at the French territory of Réunion Island on Sunday, but passengers departing the …

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American Airlines and other carriers, worried about soft ticket sales, are taking the unprecedented step of broadly waiving those hefty ticket change and cancellation fees for new ticket purchases. JetBlue started the trend last week because of “evolving coronavirus concerns” and was quickly joined by Alaska Airlines, which calls it a “peace of mind” waiver. American is the first of the big …

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When Rebecca touched down in Austin on February 12, her dream holiday turned into a nightmare when she was handcuffed and locked in a cell by border officials – before being banned from the United States. Speaking exclusively to Fabulous Digital, she said: “I’ll never go abroad on my own again. It was the most …

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Officials from Virgin Voyages sent an email to travel media personnel scheduled to attend the inaugural NYC event that revealed the cruise line was postponing the celebration to keep “a watchful eye on the news.” The Scarlet Lady was delivered to Virgin Voyages in February by the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, and the email stated the ship …

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