The world is a diverse and exciting place to explore and taking the time
to travel provides a welcome change from our everyday lives. News
articles about places of interest can spark enthusiasm for new
and provide needed guidance when planning a trip.
Travel news can provide inspiration, planning help, and a variety of
travel mode, accommodation, and destination options for a getaway.
Technology has made it easier than ever to access relevant information,
advisories, and trip guides.
Browse the headlines below to find the latest travel-related news from around the world.
- Airlines hit ministers with discrimination writ
Ministers have been hit with an unprecedented joint legal action by UK airlines infuriated by plans to impose a two-week quarantine period on travellers entering Britain.
Daily Mail. Sun, 07 Jun 2020 01:05:46 +0100.
- 'There's a real vibe': Sydneysiders flock to holiday towns for long weekend of freedom
The main roads out of Sydney were clogged with traffic as city dwellers took advantage of the easing of travel restrictions.
Caitlin Fitzsimmons. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +1000.
- Expelled Russian diplomats to leave Prague on June 7
It was found a way for them to travel to Moscow
Tass. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:09:36 +0300.
- High-stakes online chess can be your next quarantine sports obsession
Chess grandmasters are stuck at home, like much of the world. Without the travel requirement of over-the-board tournaments, the elite players are facing off against big-time opponents for big prizes.
ESPN. Sat, 6 Jun 2020 07:52:01 EST.
- Coronavirus: Golfers hid in van to evade ferry rules
Ferry operator CalMac reveals it has dealt with 273 incidents of non-essential travel since the start of the lockdown.
BBC News. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 12:10:15 GMT.
- Italy hopes EU nations will open borders to Italians from June 15
Italy hopes other EU countries will reopen their borders to Italian citizens on June 15, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Saturday, as coronavirus travel restrictions across Europe are gradually eased.
Reuters. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 07:45:33 -0400.
- Europe Borders Stay Shut Until July 1 But EU Travel Ban Will End
Europe's borders will remain closed to tourists until July 1. The decision to maintain the EU travel ban for another two weeks from June 15 came on Friday. ...
By Tamara Thiessen, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 20:36:42 -0400.
- Coronavirus: Swiss Alps yearn for the sound of tourists
The hills come alive again with the noise of mountain railways and cable cars.
BBC News. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 23:17:25 GMT.
- Airlines ETF & Stocks Ride the Rebound in Travel Demand
It seems like the worst is over for the airlines industry as the U.S. economy has started to reopen.
Sweta Jaiswal, Frm. Zacks. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 22:30:00 GMT.
- Coronavirus: EU wants all borders re-opened by the end of the month
Commission to propose end of internal travel restrictions by 1 July
Jon Stone. The Independent. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 09:36:00 GMT.
- Should You Buy Delta Stock Before Travel Demand Returns?
[Editor's Note: "Stay on the Sidelines While Delta (DAL) Stock Is Up in the Air" was originally published April 13, 2020. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 05 Jun 2020 00:20:43 -0400.
- Despite Huge Rescue Packages, Airlines Still to Cut Jobs
Pandemic takes a toll on travel.
Voice of America. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:55:50 -0400.
- As America reopens, fever-screening technology touted as promising tool
Fever sensing technology may be one tool used in the re-opening of businesses and travel, following coronavirus shutdown across America.
Rebecca Kesten. Fox News. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 23:25:40 GMT.
- Scientists Link Covid-19 Risk to Genetic Variations
The Trump administration chose five companies as the most likely to produce a vaccine. The tally of new cases is rising in the U.S., partly because of expanded testing. Italy ends travel restrictions.
New York Times. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:20:02 +0000.
- Senegal to ease some coronavirus curbs after protests escalate
Government says it will relax dusk-to-dawn curfew and lift a ban on inter-regional travel after two nights of unrest.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:30:49 GMT.
- Airlines among businesses given Bank of England coronavirus bailouts
Airlines, transport and travel companies and car manufacturers are among the largest recipients of emergency funding under a Bank of England scheme that reveals the scale of the financial damage caused by coronavirus in the UK.
Sky News. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:27:00 +0100.
- Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Canberra Airport opened a register for travelers interested in flying from the Australian capital to New Zealand on July 1 in a proposed resumption of international travel. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 23:54:27 -0400.
- A New Approach in Tracking Travel Demand - McKinsey
The scale of the current crisis in airlines is unprecedented. To recover, the industry will need better data on where and when demand is likely to rebound.
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-06-03 17:30:38 EST.
- German prisoner identified as Madeleine McCann suspect, reports BBC
A 43-year-old German prisoner who travelled around Portugal in a camper van is the focus of a new Scotland Yard investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the BBC reports.Police reportedly now believe he was in ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:31:26 +1200.
- A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Maintaining Tourist Sites During COVID-19
Despite closures, essential workers are the ones holding down the fort at these popular travel destinations
Smithsonian. Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:06:44 +0000.