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BY ANY OTHER NAME: Vaccination passports may be on the way, but will Canadians be eligible

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‘Vaccination Passports’ – loaded words these days. Viewed by some as a threat to “freedoms” by others as the arrival of freedom to travel. Much of the chatter is fraught with distortion, misconception and wishful thinking. Many experts in the field agree that some of the controversy is caused by the name itself – the document in question is in fact a health certificate – not much different than…

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First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News

SEVERE STORMS SWEEP U.S. SOUTH

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A cluster of severe storms swept across the South early Saturday, leaving one person dead in Louisiana, toppling trees and power lines in Mississippi, dropping large hail on an Alabama coastal city and levelling buildings in the Florida Panhandle. St. Landry Parish President Jessie Bellard confirmed a man’s death in an early morning tornado in Palmetto, Louisiana. Bellard told KLFY-TV that Jose…

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First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News

WE THE SOUTH: Border blues a boon for snowbird fans

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The “We the North” rallying cry had its horizons expanded when the Toronto Raptors temporarily relocated to Tampa, Florida. Now the NBA team is getting some Canadian company in the Sunshine State. The Toronto Blue Jays kicked off their 2021 home at TD Ballpark in nearby Dunedin yesterday. And Toronto FC will soon join their sporting cousins with a home opener at Orlando’s Exploria Stadium – about…

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First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News

WHAT’S UP IN THE UK IN 2021 – AND BEYOND

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More than one in 10 Canadian travellers (12%) have Britain on the brain when it comes to planning their next international trip, according to data compiled by VisitBritain. And while the manifestation of that desire is still uncertain due to the pandemic, the UK’s national tourism agency is eager to re-enforce the messaging that there is a wealth of new events and opportunities for Canadians to…

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First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News