• China to test Lunar New Year travelers for COVID-19; Shanghai reports new cases

    1 month ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    China plans to impose strict COVID testing requirements during the Lunar New Year holiday season, when tens of millions of people are expected to travel, as it battles the worst wave of new infections since March 2020. The commercial hub of Shanghai reported its first locally transmitted cases in two months on Thursday, underscoring the growing risk of the virus spreading elsewhere. Millions of people in the province of Hebei surrounding Beijing and the northeastern provinces of Jilin and Heilongjiang have been put into lockdown in recent weeks. Authorities are asking people to stay home...
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  • A cruise line for people over 50-years-old will require all passengers have the COVID-19 vaccine before boarding

    A cruise line for people over 50-years-old will require all passengers have the COVID-19 vaccine before boarding

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The new cruise liner "Spirit of Adventure" built for the British shipping company Saga Cruises.
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    Saga, a UK cruise company, will require passengers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine 14 days prior to boarding.
    Passengers will also be screened for the virus upon boarding the cruise.
    Saga is the first UK cruise operator to require passengers get a vaccination for the coronavirus, the Guardian reported.
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    UK-based tour operator Saga will require that all cruise passengers receive the...
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