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Cuba unrolls COVID-19 testing at hotels in select destinations

In response to Canada’s new pre-departure testing requirements, the Cuba Tourist Board has confirmed that Canadian travellers will be able to obtain a PCR test, at their hotel, in select destinations.

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Feds offer some flexibility to new travel requirements; UK flight ban ends

Transport Minister Marc Garneau and others took questions from media on Wednesday about Canada's COVID-19 testing requirement for international travellers. There will be some, but not many, limited-time exceptions to the rules.

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Ontario launches free COVID testing at Pearson, keeps 14-day quarantine

Ontario has launched a voluntary and free border testing pilot program at Toronto Pearson airport for eligible international travellers returning to to help identify and stop the spread of COVID-19 in the province. The 14-day quarantine measure, however, remains.

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"Another blow" to agents: ACTA condemns pre-boarding testing rule

The Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) says that 2021 brought “another blow to the industry – and to travel agents” as the federal government, on Wednesday, formalized a pre-boarding testing requirement for air travellers. The new travel rule takes effect today (Jan. 7).

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COVID-19 vaccine could become mandatory for travel, says Dr. Fauci

Could the COVID-19 vaccine become a standard travel vaccine, like yellow fever, for overseas travel? “It's entirely possible," said famous American immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci in a recent interview with Newsweek.

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WestJet unveils 737 MAX return-to-service plan

WestJet has officially announced that it will return the 737 MAX aircraft to its fleet, resuming passenger service in a "phased and transparent approach."

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Holland America Line extends suspension through April 30, 2021

Holland America Line is extending its pause of cruise operations for all departures through April 30, 2021 as it continues to develop plans to meet the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Disney - Big box (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17 2021 Disney - Big box 2 (Newsletter) - Magic is Waiting - Nov 23 to 29 2020 and Jan 4-17, 2021

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Man arrested, charged & sentenced for lying to CBSA about "essential work"

Attempting to bypass current U.S.-Canada border restrictions with the help of forged documents can land you in hot water with The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

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Sunwing moves to bring COVID testing to resorts to make travel “as easy as possible”: COO Andrew Dawson

Sunwing is trying to bring COVID-19 testing to resorts to simplify the travel experience for Canadians, who will soon be required to take a negative PCR test in order to return home. Andrew Dawson, Chief Operating Officer at Sunwing Travel Group, spoke to PAX on Monday.

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COVID Q&A: What happens if I can't get a test in destination? Transport Canada answers your questions

Transport Canada answers frequently asked questions about its new travel rule that requires all international passengers entering Canada to have a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival. The new policy starts Jan. 7, 2021.

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