coronavirus

Destinations

Russia approves controversial COVID-19 vaccine

by Christian Fleetwood

It’s a monumental achievement – one that could mean international travel is closer than ever before, right? Well, we wouldn’t recommend holding your breath.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

“They are not alone”: Victoria announces $60m mental health support package

This story goes out to all our Victorian readers. We’re all thinking of you here at Travel Weekly. Hang in there!

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Phew! Cruise line dodges potential COVID-19 outbreak after passenger tests positive

The poor old cruise industry was due for some positive news following the recent COVID-19 cases on board other cruise lines. Here it is.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

COVID-19 case confirmed on board Paul Gauguin ship

The ship was travelling between Bora Bora and the Rangiroa island when a passenger from the US tested positive for the virus.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Emirates will cover medical expenses if passengers catch COVID-19 while travelling

The UAE’s flag carrier is claiming its new offer to be a world first. However, that’s not to say Guinness World Records will take any notice.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

One airline set to be liquidated, while another files for bankruptcy protection

by Christian Fleetwood

Proving just how much the commercial aviation industry is struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic comes the news of one airline on death row and another on its last legs.

Share

CommentComments

Technology

Tripadvisor launches COVID-19 health and safety tools for travellers

Tripadvisor is the latest online travel company to jump on the COVID-safe bandwagon with an unoriginally named suite of tools.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Australia’s most famous doctor warns international travel unlikely until COVID-19 vaccine is developed

The nation’s most famous doctor has weighed in on the international travel debate, and we’re not talking about the handsome Chris Brown.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Melbourne hotel’s COVID-19 outbreak could have been prevented, workers say

A coronavirus cluster that emerged at the hotel was sparked by poor hygiene procedures and training, according to several workers.

Share

CommentComments

Wholesalers

CATO creates its own COVID-safe travel protocols

Brett Jardine and his team at CATO have revealed how they will help Australia’s land supply sector recover post-coronavirus.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

REVEALED: The safest destinations for COVID-19

New research has uncovered the most coronavirus-safe countries and regions. Thankfully, Australia ranked quite high.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Ruby Princess inquiry: Passengers disembarked before COVID-19 test results to catch flights

A NSW Health physician has told a special inquiry the department decided not to wait for COVID-19 swab results before allowing Ruby Princess passengers to disembark.

Share

CommentComments