Unchecked Covid hotspots could lead to a THIRD wave of the virus, scientists warn 

Unchecked Covid hotspots could lead to a third wave of the virus if the country reopens too quickly, scientists warn. Ministers have been blasted for ignoring their pledge to follow ‘data not dates’ when lifting lockdown in line with Boris Johnson‘s roadmap. As it stands, six groups – or two households – can meet outside. Outdoor … Read more

Boost for hopes of a summer holiday as new plan could allow air travel to tourism hotspots to resume

Traffic light system for trips abroad takes flight: Boost for hopes of a summer holiday as new plan could allow air travel to tourism hotspots to resume The traffic light system will enable quarantine-free travel to ‘green’ destinations PM expected to reveal plans on Monday for staged lifting of foreign holidays ban May 17 has … Read more

White House drawing up plans for surge shipments of COVID vaccines to send to emerging hotspots

The White House is currently making plans to send massive shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to emerging hotspots in the U.S. Two senior administration officials told CNN the Biden administration is very worried that the number of Americans traveling over Spring Break will lead to a fourth surge of the coronavirus. Members of the federal government’s … Read more

Which holiday hotspots are cheaper, and which are pricier, compared to 2020, from Bulgaria to Corfu

The good news is that thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago. That’s according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report, revealed exclusively today in the Mail.  The report compares the prices of eight staples tourists spend their … Read more

The holiday hotspots that are cheaper and more expensive than last year, from Bulgaria to Corfu

The good news is that thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago. That’s according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report, revealed exclusively today in the Mail.  The report compares the prices of eight staples tourists spend their … Read more

Rent hotspots revealed: Ipswich and Northampton see huge spikes

New rent hotspots revealed: London demand crashes as capital ‘loses its appeal’ but towns like Ipswich and Northampton see HUGE spike Demand for rented rooms fell by 40% in some parts of central London, according to Spareroom, as people no longer needed to be close to offices In contrast, renters flooded to places like Ipswich, … Read more

England’s ACTUAL Covid hotspots: Infection rates have tripled in 0.6% of wards in a week

Coronavirus infection rates have tripled or more in 0.6 per cent of council wards across England, with a six-fold surge in one village in East Yorkshire mystifying its residents.  South Cave, a village 13 miles (21km) west of Hull and home to 5,000 people, saw its infection rate surge from 123 cases per 100,000 people in … Read more

Experts fear rooms at quarantine hotels will become Covid hotspots due to ventilation systems

Quarantine hotels could become Covid infection hotspots due to the type of ventilation systems they use, a hotel group chief has today claimed. Meher Nawab, chief executive of the London Hotel Group, warned airport hotels often rely on central air flow systems – in which air is passed through a centralised unit. He warned this … Read more

‘Build a second Venice’: Holograms and AR could solve over-crowding in tourist hotspots

Tourist hotspots like the canals of Venice and the Louvre in Paris should be digitally replicated as a way to tackle overcrowding, a Swiss economist says. Bruno Frey, 79, a professor at the University of Basel, has written a book called Venedig ist uberall (Venice is Everywhere). In it, he says technologies like holograms, augmented reality … Read more