Questions swirl about how Toronto woman fell from balcony as family points fingers at police

Questions are swirling about exactly what happened to a woman who apparently fell to her death from an apartment balcony in Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood on Wednesday. What began as a 911 call for help for Regis Korchinski-Paquet ended in her death, her family told reporters at a news conference on Thursday. Korchinski-Paquet was an active member of her church, a talented gymnast and proud of her Ukrainian and Nova …

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Young people capitalize on cheap coronavirus flights: ‘If I die, I die’

As people around the world canceled their trips because of fears of the new coronavirus, Ashley Henkel booked three. Henkel, 20, is taking advantage of cheap flights to see North America. She lives in California’s Central Valley, but this summer she’ll be in Vancouver, New York City and Portland, Oregon. A college student itching to travel, she’s one of many people staring the deadly virus in the …

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Here’s how travel will change after the Covid-19 pandemic recedes

The coronavirus has devastated economies around the world and disrupted life in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago. The world will never be the same. But at some point, industries will start coming back online and people will start going out again. We asked travel industry experts for their thoughts on what will restore confidence for people to begin traveling once the Covid-19 pandemic finally recedes. …

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Report: US, Canada to extend travel ban through June 21 | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera

Canada and the United States are likely to extend a ban on non-essential travel until June 21 because of the coronavirus pandemic, two Canadian government sources and a US official in Washington, DC told the Reuters news agency on Wednesday. Canada and the US had agreed on April 18 to extend border restrictions until May 21 as cases of the disease continue to rise in both nations. …

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5 Completely Vegan Hotels to Visit When It’s Safe to Travel Again

If you’re like me, spending so much time at home has you scrolling through travel websites and drooling over gorgeous vacation spots. While staying indoors may be the best way to keep ourselves and our communities safe, that doesn’t mean we can’t plan our future travels! The following five amazing hotels are completely vegan and definitely deserve to be on your list: Koukoumi Hotel in Mykonos, Greece …

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Tui says travel should restart across Europe and promises to ‘reinvent the holiday’

“People want to travel,” says Fritz Joussen. “Europe must now gradually open up.” He is the chief executive of Europe’s biggest travel firm, Tui, which has just set out a road map for restarting the industry as the coronavirus pandemic eases. The company plans to run holidays at scale from July. “Summer holidays are possible responsibly and with clear rules,” Mr Joussen said. Download the new Independent Premium …

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This $225,000 luxury RV can travel across the country on a single battery charge — see inside ‘Endless Highways’, Business Insider – Business Insider Malaysia

Bowlus Road Chief has unveiled its latest RV trailer, the $225,000 Endless Highways Performance Edition that has enough power to travel cross country on a single charge. Like any RV trailer, the Endless Highways Performance Edition RV trailer has a bathroom, kitchen, “living room” area, and a bathroom. All of this allows the trailer to seat five people, but sleep and dine up to four. However, the …

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WA coronavirus restriction easing not enough for pubs, beauticians, tourism industry – ABC News

While the easing of coronavirus restrictions in Western Australia has been welcomed by many, the hospitality and tourism sectors have warned that a lot of businesses still will not be able to open. Key points: There are also concerns about “a nightmare scenario” for the Kimberley region, which remains closed off to travellers as it heads into what is normally its peak season. Premier Mark McGowan announced …

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Robert Pattinson Says Tenet Doesn’t Involve Time Travel | IndieWire

Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” remains dated for July 17, but don’t expect many pre-release teases from star Robert Pattinson. What role is he playing? What’s the film about? Pattinson offers up no answers in a new profile published by GQ magazine, but that might be because “Tenet” has such huge themes that the actor hasn’t even been able to grasp what everything in the film means just yet. …

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AFL plans thrown into disarray as SA health authorities refuse travel exemption for Crows and Port Adelaide | 7NEWS.com.au

Plans to see AFL’s return could be under threat as South Australian health authorities slam the brakes on interstate travel exemptions. In an email between itself and the AFL, seen by 7NEWS, SA Health has ruled out any changes to the state’s current 14-day quarantine requirement for those crossing the borders. Watch the video above Without an exemption, visiting teams would be required to stay locked up …

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