Canada’s busiest airport battles delays ahead of summer travel

MONTREAL/TORONTO, May 20 (Reuters) – As Canada’s busiest airport, in Toronto, grapples with unusually long lines, the global airline trade group has urged Canadian authorities to take action to curb the hours-long queues ahead of the upcoming summer travel season . Airports from Canada to England are wrestling with long-lines and delays, as a staffing … Read more

Thailand to lift curbs on nightlife from June

Tourists sit in a cafe at Khaosan Road, one of the favorite tourist spots, in Bangkok, Thailand, November 30, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa/FIle Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register BANGKOK, May 20 (Reuters) – Thailand will allow night clubs and karaoke bars to resume regular hours starting in June, a senior official … Read more

Japan announces limited “test tourism” from May as step to full re-opening

Tourists wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are seen at Asakusa district in Tokyo, Japan March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Ju-min Park/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register TOKYO, May 17 (Reuters) – Japan said on Tuesday it would start conducting “test tourism” in the form of … Read more

Mother and daughter charged $995 by Mykonos restaurant in Greece

travel 16 May, 2022 08:11 PM2 minutes to read The couple were shocked to find themselves hit with a bill of $995 after two cocktails and a snack. Photo / Unsplash A mother and daughter’s holiday on the Greek island of Mykonos a shocking turn after they received a £510 (NZ$995) restaurant bill for just … Read more

U.S. revises Cuba policy, eases restrictions on remittances, travel

A vintage car passes by the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, October 30, 2020. Picture taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday announced a series of steps to review its policy toward Cuba, including easing some … Read more

Airlines press U.S. to lift pre-departure testing requirements

Travelers wait in line to get tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a pop-up clinic at Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, California, US, December 22, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) – US airlines are the Biden administration to lift … Read more

China denies suspending passports, invalidating foreign residency cards

A woman wearing a face mask rides a shared bicycle on the street in the Central Business District (CBD), amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Beijing, China May 12, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register BEIJING, May 13 (Reuters) – China’s immigration authority is still providing services … Read more

Canadian airport delays could see some relief by summer -official

An Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 from San Francisco approaches for landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport over a parked Air Canada Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register MONTREAL, May 5 (Reuters) – Staffing shortages that led … Read more

Tourist favourite Thailand’s recovery lags on COVID rule changes

Tourists visit Maya bay after Thailand reopened its world-famous beach after closing it for more than three years to allow its ecosystem to recover from the impact of overtourism, at Krabi province, Thailand, January 3, 2022. Picture taken January 3, 2022. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register BANGKOK, April … Read more

Hong Kong eases COVID rules for aircrews, lifts overseas travel alert

A Cathay Pacific aircraft takes off at the airport, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Hong Kong, China, March 31, 2022. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HONG KONG, April 29 (Reuters) – Hong Kong will shorten mandatory hotel quarantine for passenger flight crews to three days from … Read more