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International travel unlocks as Morocco, Mauritius and Phuket announce borders will open in June and July

Marrakech in Morocco is open to international tourists again (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

While the UK continues to adhere to prohibitive travel restrictions, various countries outside of Europe have announced they will reopen their borders to tourists in June and July.

Mauritius, Morocco and Phuket in Thailand – all popular destinations with holidaymakers – have revealed unlocking dates for international visitors within the next month.

From today, 15 June, international flights to Morocco in north Africa will resume, and travellers from key tourism markets will be permitted entry if they have a vaccination certificate and/or a negative PCR test taken

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Ambler, the new eatery inside San Antonio’s Hotel Contessa, now open after renovations

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  • Ambler Texas Kitchen, inside Hotel Contessa, is now open.

San Antonio’s Hotel Contessa has opened the doors to its sexy new eatery, Ambler Texas Kitchen, following extensive renovations.

Amid one of the most tumultuous travel seasons in the 15-year-old hotel’s history, the luxury accommodations were sold to New England investment firm Wheelock Street Capital last fall.

The hotel took to Instagram Saturday to announce the opening of

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Government ‘not intending to open up travel to Europe or US before end of July’

Quarantine-free travel to the UK from mainland Europe or the US will not be permitted before late July, an industry expert has warned.

The reopening of travel had been “sacrificed by ministers watching their backs”, Paul Charles, chief executive of travel consultancy The PC Agency, said.

Mr Charles was among leading figures in the sector who expressed outrage when Portugal was moved to the amber list last week, as it meant no viable major tourist destination was in the green tier.

Portugal and other countries such as Malta, Morocco and Grenada should be on the green list but decisions on

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Digital nomad starter kit: 11 essentials for remote workers on the open road

From foldable keyboards and portable monitors to an electronics organizer and a fanny pack, here are 11 travel and work essentials to keep telecommuters online and on itinerary.

In the age of remote work at scale, professionals can theoretically work from virtually anywhere. This increased mobility has led to the rise of Zoom Towns, and a number of hotels are offering workcation packages to appeal to these roving digital nomads. Tuning in from the open road comes with no shortage of logistical or technical challenges, and there are myriad products crafted with work and travel in mind.

Many remote workers

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These are the countries open to fully vaccinated Americans

As vaccination levels continue to rise in the U.S. and around the world, countries that had been off limits to foreigners for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic are beginning to reopen – and some are specifically opening to vaccinated travelers.

The European Union announced it has agreed on measures to welcome fully vaccinated travelers and those from countries where COVID is under control. It did not say when its 27 member countries would be rolling out the welcome mat.

Some individual countries aren’t waiting for the EU to do that. On Monday, Spain began

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