In the latest travel news, you’ll read about why Disney and Star Wars fans are already disappointed with Disney’s upcoming Star Wars Hotel, the countries that the UK has added to their green list, and why Louisiana’s tourist industry is facing another disappointing year.
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Star Wars fans express their disappointment at the prices for Disney’s upcoming Star Wars Hotel:
Star Wars fans around the world who were eagerly awaiting more news about Disney’s upcoming Star Wars: Galatic Starcruiser experience, were not impressed when the prices for a standard cabin were recently announced. For a two-day two night immersive interactive Star Wars experience, in which guests will get to pretend that they’re traveling on a real Starcruiser, prospective guests can expect to pay $4,809 for the cheapest rooms available. That works out to over $1,000 per guest per night, which has caused uproar in the Disney community as many Star Wars fans believe that they’ll never be able to pay for the once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The UK adds Canada to its list of safe countries to travel to:
The UK just added Canada to its list of green countries, which the UK government deems are safe for British nationals to travel to for a vacation during the Covid19 pandemic. Some of the other nations which the UK has added to its growing green list include Denmark, Switzerland, Lithuania, and Finland. If British nationals travel to Canada or any of the other countries which are listed on the UK’s growing green list they will not need to isolate on their return to the United Kingdom. However, they will be required to take a covid test two days after returning back to the UK to ensure that they are virus-free.
At the same time, the UK has added more countries to its red list such as Thailand. If British nationals visit a red-listed country such as Thailand they will have to pay several thousand pounds in order to quarantine at a hotel, on their return to the UK. However, not all Uk residents are pleased with the government’s red list and many are protesting the list and its requirement for individuals to isolate in hotels, after their return to the UK.
New Orleans tourism takes another hit due to the impact of Hurricane Ida:
Hurricane Ida which also caused flash floods in New York caused devastation throughout the state of Louisiana. Local businesses have expressed their disappointment that the brutal hurricane put an end to their Labor Day weekend plans. As typically Lousiana attracts a surge of tourists during the Labor Day break. The state hopes that in the coming months more domestic tourists will descend on Louisiana in order to help stimulate the state’s rebuild.
So if you enjoy keeping up to date with the latest domestic and international travel news, hopefully, you found the 3 stories which were outlined above interesting. Regardless of whether or not you’re currently able to travel due to the global Covid19 pandemic which continues to have a unprecedented effect on the global tourism industry.