AstraZeneca

Destinations

Will your clients need a COVID booster shot to travel overseas?

by Ali Coulton

Two European countries have already put an “expiration date” on vaccine certificates for overseas travellers, meaning some travellers will need a top-up jab.

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Tourism

AstraZeneca is rebranding its vaccine in Australia, and it’s partly to do with international travel

Worried you might not be let in by certain countries just because you opted for the AZ jab? Quash those fears right here.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar to make COVID-19 jab mandatory for all staff

The national carrier said three-quarters of its employees support the move and would be concerned if their colleagues weren’t vaccinated. Naturally, the TWU is furious.

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Tourism

New data reveals the COVID jab that will get you the most stamps on your vaccine passport

When it comes to international travel, it’s becoming clear that not all COVID-19 vaccines are created equal. However, this new data might just surprise you.

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Destinations

Aussies who opt for AstraZeneca jab may be denied travel to Europe

Thinking about getting the AstraZeneca vaccine so you can travel overseas sooner? Well, the EU has just thrown a spanner in the works.

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Cruise

Dream Cruises begins vaccination of more than 700 crew members

Dream Cruises is rolling out COVID-19 jabs for Taiwan-based staff, making it the first cruise company to implement a comprehensive vaccination program in Asia.

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Tourism

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer warns border restrictions “to continue for some time” despite COVID-19 vaccine rollout

by Huntley Mitchell

With all the hype around the accelerated rollout of a coronavirus vaccine, Paul Kelly has provided a realistic take on what to expect.

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Tourism

Australia stands firm on vaccine release date as US gives Pfizer emergency approval

Does anyone else feel as though they are being jabbed in the arm with a needle every time they read the word ‘vaccine’? Or is that a special talent only inflicted on Travel Weekly’s deputy editor?

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Tourism

ScoMo scraps local COVID-19 vaccine hope, while US eyes emergency approval for Pfizer’s version

Ever the optimist, the PM said the development allowed for the federal government to purchase more of the remaining three vaccines Australia has backed.

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Aviation

COVID-19 vaccine will be compulsory for Qantas’ international passengers, says Joyce

Meanwhile, the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine candidates are making progress, with one reporting more efficacy results and the other pushing for an early release.

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