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Justin Langer keen for Australia to ‘recharge' during coronavirus stoppage

Justin Langer keen for Australia to ‘recharge' during coronavirus stoppage

2 days ago   |   Cricket365

Australian cricket head coach Justin Langer said he was encouraging his players to find some “silver lining” amid the coronavirus pandemic. The spread of Covid-19 came towards...
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Fugro announces ‘painful' job cuts but ‘too soon to say' for UK workforce

3 days ago   |   Energy Voice

Dutch marine services firm Fugro has announced it is taking a series of “painful measures” in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, including job cuts. However the company said it...
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10 of the best wellness retreats

6 days ago   |   A Luxury Travel Blog

With modern life leaving us more likely to be sat in a chair surrounded by screens, rather than getting active surrounded by nature, it's no surprise that more and more...
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10 of the best travel podcasts

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

From a walk along Watling Street to exploring space or the music of west Africa, these podcasts will take you out of your living room and into another world Frustrated about...
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Predator takes its time drilling Morocco

8 days ago   |   Energy Voice

Predator Oil & Gas is biding its time in Morocco for its drilling programme as the country faces a mounting coronavirus outbreak. The rig the company intends to use is at a...
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British Columbia road trip: the art of getting lost

13 days ago   |   The Guardian

This epic Canadian landscape is best enjoyed on a meandering, unplanned overland tour - in a Jeep with a bed on the roof Plus four more overland adventures in Canada The best...
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Photograph of the week: Four Seasons Seychelles Resort at Desroches Island

14 days ago   |   A Luxury Travel Blog

The following post in our regular ‘photograph of the week' series was scheduled to appear here many weeks ago, before the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus was as widespread...
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Some future travel inspiration: the top 5 unique experiences in Mauritius

15 days ago   |   A Luxury Travel Blog

The outbreak of COVID-19 has changed life as we all know it. International travel is suspended until further notice and countries are heightening restrictions - one by one...
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I just flew home to New York City from South Africa after cutting my vacation short because of the explosion of the coronavirus pandemic, and it was a completely surreal experience

I just flew home to New York City from South Africa after cutting my vacation short because of the explosion of the coronavirus pandemic, and it was a completely surreal experience

19 days ago   |   Business Insider

My wife and I left our dream vacation in South Africa on Sunday, as the coronavirus situation deteriorated around the world. The country had announced new travel bans which...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO calls Covid-19 'enemy against humanity' as Italy deaths jump

21 days ago   |   The Guardian

UK announces school closures and plans to double military force; Qantas to cut 20,000 jobs and end international flights. Follow the latest updates. Coronavirus latest: at a...
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Photos show thousands packing into cars, planes, and trains in a rush to get...

Photos show thousands packing into cars, planes, and trains in a rush to get out of Wuhan as China lifts the coronavirus lockdown

On Wednesday at midnight, Chinese authorities began allowing outbound travel from Wuhan, the city where the first coronavirus cases were reported last year. Throngs of people... Read more ...

TUI cancels beach holidays for next 5 weeks and Marella cruises until June

TUI cancels beach holidays for next 5 weeks and Marella cruises until June

The travel firm has become the latest to cancel holidays amid the coronavirus pandemic, with TUI saying customers can amend their holiday to any available package for free Read more ...

New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany claimed in February that...

New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany claimed in February that 'we will not see diseases like the coronavirus' come to America

Kayleigh McEnany, the newly-named White House press secretary for President Donald Trump, claimed in a February 25 interview on Fox Business that the novel coronavirus wouldn't... Read more ...

Japan Airlines to operate repatriation flights from Bengaluru, India

Japan Airlines to operate repatriation flights from Bengaluru, India

The three flights from Tokyo-Narita to Bengaluru will take place between April 12 and 14 Read more ...

Smartphone sales slump sees memory market decline

Smartphone sales slump sees memory market decline

Analysts say disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak will result in a contraction of the worldwide semiconductor market. Many governments around the world have issued... Read more ...

10 travel books to read whilst staying put

10 travel books to read whilst staying put

What's your favourite form of escapism in these strange and challenging times? Netflix is fine, but if you're stuck indoors for weeks on end then nothing beats a good book... Read more ...

Marriott Bonvoy announces elite status and benefit extensions

Marriott Bonvoy announces elite status and benefit extensions

All elite statuses earned in 2019 have been extended through February 2022 Read more ...

Jetblue consolidates services at Boston, LA, New York, San Francisco and...

Jetblue consolidates services at Boston, LA, New York, San Francisco and Washington

The carrier will operate from just “one or two area airports” between April 15 and June 10 Read more ...

The Peninsula Hotels launches PenChat e-concierge service

The Peninsula Hotels launches PenChat e-concierge service

This e-concierge service is available to every guest staying at the hospitality brand's ten hotels Read more ...

Air Baltic cancels half of flights for summer 2020

Air Baltic cancels half of flights for summer 2020

The Latvian carrier said it would delay the launch of new routes, and temporarily discontinue a number of other services Read more ...