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Travel restrictions by country: Here’s where you can visit this summer

NE World Desk You’ve got your COVID vaccine, and the CDC says it’s OK to travel this summer, even internationally. But you’re likely to find that your overseas options are limited by border restrictions in many countries. Why it matters: If you don’t do your homework before traveling, you could wind up stranded in a […]

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Britain adds Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines to ‘red list’

NE World Desk Britons returning from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and the Philippines will have to go into hotel quarantine from next Friday in a move that will further deter any travel during the Easter school holidays. The four countries are to be added to England’s “red list” of countries under a travel ban amid concerns […]

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Iceland opens borders for vaccinated visitors to boost tourism

NE World Desk Iceland will this week open its borders to all visitors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 without mandatory testing or quarantine, as it seeks to attract more tourists to help revive its coronavirus-hit economy. The North Atlantic country, which will become one of the first to open its borders since the beginning […]

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Australia unveils $928 million COVID-19 stimulus package for tourism industry

NE Culture Desk The Australian government unveiled a A$1.2 billion ($928 million) tourism support package on Thursday, aimed at boosting local travel while international routes remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The basket of airline ticket subsidies for travellers, cheap loans to small tour companies and financial aid for the country’s two largest airlines […]

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2,260 more Rohingyas reach Bhasan Char

NE Bangladesh Desk A total of 2,260 more Rohingyas on Wednesday  reached Bhasan Char from city’s Patenga boat club in the seventh batch under the supervision of Bangladesh Navy. According to BSS, Rohingya people, who were forcibly displaced from their motherland Rakhine state, Myanmar, arrived at Bhasan Char 15 days after the 6th batch of […]

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The Maldives Emerges as a COVID-Safe Haven for Style and Design Lovers

NE Feature Desk With overwater villas surrounded by turquoise lagoons, pristine beaches, and ultra-luxurious resorts that let you live out fantasies of being a castaway on a deserted island, the Maldives is a dream destination by any standards, but since the country reopened to international tourism last July, it has emerged as one of the […]

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This 180-day global cruise is at least $41,600 a person and sold out in one day – see what it will be like on board

NE Travel Desk On January 27, Oceania Cruises opened bookings for its 180-day long cruise set for 2023. The trip then sold out within a day. The COVID-19 pandemic may have halted cruise sailings in the US, but that’s not stopping people from booking future trips, even if the voyages are almost two years out. […]

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The Down Side to Life in a Supertall Tower: Leaks, Creaks, Breaks

NE World Desk The nearly 1,400-foot tower at 432 Park Ave., briefly the tallest residential building in the world, was the pinnacle of New York’s luxury condo boom half a decade ago, fueled largely by foreign buyers seeking discretion and big returns. Six years later, residents of the exclusive tower are now at odds with […]

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Original Hajir biriyani, most popular Biryanis in Dhaka, launches its new branch at Chawkbazar

NE feature Correspondent, Dhaka Undoubtedly Haji Biriyani is one of the favorite places for a Biriyani lover. The restaurant always remain crowdy-even late at nights. However Hajir biriyani has launched its new branch at Chawkbazar, near Hazi Mohammad Selim tower on Sunday with Dua and Milad Mahfil. Parliament Member of Dhaka-7 constituency Hazi Mohammad Selim […]