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One in three travel destinations still fully closed to international tourists: UN agency

UNITED NATIONS, March 10, 2021 - Around a third of 217 world travel destinations surveyed remain completely closed to international tourists, as concerns grow over the impact of new coronavirus variants, and some governments reverse efforts to ease restrictions, according to a new report released by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Monday.

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JAMAICA | Population at risk as Coronavirus now out of control says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 17, 2020: People’s National Party’s (PNP) Spokesman on Health and Wellness Dr Morais Guy, says the government has not only lost control of the fight against the coronavirus, but it has also abandoned the testing protocols, leaving the nation to battle the alarming increases in positive cases on its own.

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JAMAICA | Jamaica records 66 new COVID-19 Cases

KINGSTON, Jamaica  August 27, 2020 - As Jamaica continues to to battle the proliferation of the Coronavirus  across the island, the Ministry of Health recorded 66 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total cases on record for the island to 1,870.

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How COVID-19 could impact travel for years to come

In late 2019, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) published its “Economic Performance of the Airline Industry” report. It contained a 2020 forecast of 4.1 percent growth in global air traffic demand and net post-tax profits for North American airlines of US$16.5 billion.

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JAMAICA | Review existing Coronavirus screening protocols says Dr. Guy

KINGSTON, JAMAICA, August 6, 2020:   Shadow Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Morais Guy, says the spike in coronavirus cases and the increased number of hospitalisations demand that the government immediately reviews the existing protocols to ensure the safety of all Jamaicans, particularly our most vulnerable citizens.

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