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Cruise passengers refused refunds after itinerary changes due to coronavirus Cruise passengers refused refunds after itinerary changes due to coronavirus

Cruise passengers refused refunds after itinerary changes due to coronavirus

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As cruise lines make drastic changes to Asian voyages because of the coronavirus, dozens of passengers have contacted The Independent to say that their travel firms have refused refunds. Yet for anyone who booked the trip under the protection of the Package Travel Regulations 2018 – through a travel agent or direct with the UK…

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Japan confirms 44 new coronavirus cases on Diamond Princess, share plans for guest disembarkation Japan confirms 44 new coronavirus cases on Diamond Princess, share plans for guest disembarkation

Japan confirms 44 new coronavirus cases on Diamond Princess, share plans for guest disembarkation

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Japanese health officials, along with Princess Cruises, have announced an additional 44 positive cases of the COVID-19 — previously known as the novel coronavirus — among passengers aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama.The number of infected passengers totaled 218 as of Wednesday.MEN APPEAR TO BE MORE VULNERABLE TO CORONAVIRUS: REPORTOn Wednesday,…

China’s virus crackdown leaves millions working at home China’s virus crackdown leaves millions working at home

China’s virus crackdown leaves millions working at home

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BEIJING — In the middle of a phone call with a customer, an important visitor knocks on Michael Xiong’s door: his 3-year-old son. Xiong, a salesman in Chibi, a city near the center of a virus outbreak, is one of millions of people in China who are obeying government orders to work from home as…

Romney faces party scorn, isolation after impeachment vote: ‘He is ostracized’ Romney faces party scorn, isolation after impeachment vote: ‘He is ostracized’

Romney faces party scorn, isolation after impeachment vote: ‘He is ostracized’

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Mitt Romney will have a long road to redemption with the GOP – at least as long as President Trump is in office.For those closest to the president, the business titan who was the party standard-bearer just eight years ago may never be forgiven over his dramatic vote to convict Trump on abuse of power this week.…

China’s travel industry counts cost of coronavirus China’s travel industry counts cost of coronavirus

China’s travel industry counts cost of coronavirus

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Image copyright Getty Images As public health concerns rise over a new virus, the impact is being felt by China’s travel and tourism sector.More than 400m Chinese were expected to travel over the Lunar New Year which starts today, normally one of the busiest periods for airlines, hotels and tourist attractions.Instead, flights and hotels are…

How to wash your hands correctly to limit spread of disease How to wash your hands correctly to limit spread of disease

How to wash your hands correctly to limit spread of disease

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As coronavirus, now known as covid-19, continues to spread, health organisations are urging people to engage in basic protective measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease. While it may seem obvious, one of the easiest and most foolproof methods for limiting the spread of coronavirus and other diseases is by washing your hands,…

American Among Those Testing Positive for Coronavirus on Quarantined Cruise Ship American Among Those Testing Positive for Coronavirus on Quarantined Cruise Ship

American Among Those Testing Positive for Coronavirus on Quarantined Cruise Ship

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At least 10 people, including one from the U.S., have tested positive for the coronavirus after more than 3,700 people were quarantined aboard a Princess Cruises cruise ship in Japan. All passengers and crew members are required to remain on board for at least another 14 days from Wednesday, the cruise company confirmed to Newsweek.A…

American on Quarantined Cruise Describes Moment Wife Diagnosed With Coronavirus American on Quarantined Cruise Describes Moment Wife Diagnosed With Coronavirus

American on Quarantined Cruise Describes Moment Wife Diagnosed With Coronavirus

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Photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP via Getty Images Kent and Rebecca Frasure, an American couple from the Portland, Oregon, area, were two of the 3,700 passengers aboard the now-infamous cruise ship Diamond Princess. The beginning of the trip, which ended in a quarantine lockdown in the Japanese port of Yokohama, was enjoyable and unremarkable for the two,…

Coronavirus: ‘Pariah’ cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last Coronavirus: ‘Pariah’ cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last

Coronavirus: ‘Pariah’ cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Westerdam was finally able to dock in Sihanoukville, CambodiaA cruise ship that was stranded at sea, because ports were worried about passengers bringing coronavirus, has been allowed to dock in Cambodia.The MS Westerdam had been turned away by five places in Asia in recent days.Another cruise…

Von Spakovsky & Ries: Trump’s counterattack on sanctuary cities has begun, and it’s about time Von Spakovsky & Ries: Trump’s counterattack on sanctuary cities has begun, and it’s about time

Von Spakovsky & Ries: Trump’s counterattack on sanctuary cities has begun, and it’s about time

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With the recent federal lawsuits filed against California, New Jersey and King County, Washington, the Trump administration has finally launched a fierce counterattack against the sanctuary movement. States and local jurisdictions that provide a safe haven for dangerous criminal aliens and obstruct federal immigration enforcement are on notice.Until now, the administration has been largely on the defensive…

Launch of new flights between Aberdeen and East Midlands delayed by Loganair Launch of new flights between Aberdeen and East Midlands delayed by Loganair

Launch of new flights between Aberdeen and East Midlands delayed by Loganair

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Image copyright Loganair The launch of new Loganair services between Aberdeen and East Midlands has been delayed.The airline announced plans for the route in September.The new service was due to be in place from 24 February.However, Loganair said forward bookings had been “well below expectations”, and the decision had now been taken to “defer” the…

When I visit Disney World I like to stay at Bohemian Hotel in Celebration, an Orlando suburb that looks plucked from a movie set — the town was originally created by the Walt Disney Company as a utopian community for Disney fans When I visit Disney World I like to stay at Bohemian Hotel in Celebration, an Orlando suburb that looks plucked from a movie set — the town was originally created by the Walt Disney Company as a utopian community for Disney fans

When I visit Disney World I like to stay at Bohemian Hotel in Celebration, an Orlando suburb that looks plucked from a movie set — the town was originally created by the Walt Disney Company as a utopian community for Disney fans

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With rich wood, antler accents, and worn leather, Gild Hall is like retreating to a warm cozy cabin — in New York’s bustling Financial District With rich wood, antler accents, and worn leather, Gild Hall is like retreating to a warm cozy cabin — in New York’s bustling Financial District

With rich wood, antler accents, and worn leather, Gild Hall is like retreating to a warm cozy cabin — in New York’s bustling Financial District

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These 14 startups let you rent everything from bulldozers to Cartier jewelry — and show how VCs are betting big on the Rent the Runway mentality These 14 startups let you rent everything from bulldozers to Cartier jewelry — and show how VCs are betting big on the Rent the Runway mentality

These 14 startups let you rent everything from bulldozers to Cartier jewelry — and show how VCs are betting big on the Rent the Runway mentality

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BI Prime Kelly Sullivan/Getty This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. The sharing economy is booming, with giants like Airbnb and Rent the Runway, as well as a long list of smaller startups,…

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Z Flip launch under shadow of coronavirus Samsung Galaxy S20 and Z Flip launch under shadow of coronavirus

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Z Flip launch under shadow of coronavirus

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Rory Cellan-Jones and Zoe Thomas puzzle out the Z Flip phoneSamsung is making all three models in its new flagship smartphone range 5G-compatible. The top-end Galaxy S20 also introduces a 100x zoom camera.The firm also confirmed a new foldable, the Galaxy Z Flip. It uses “folding…

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