The Latest: South Africa’s daily rise surpasses 10,000

JOHANNESBURG – For the first time, South Africa is reporting more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day. That brings the country’s total confirmed cases to more…

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Belmond to Reopen 4 of its 5 Hotels in South East Asia

As travel restrictions related to the ongoing global COVID19 pandemic are gradually eased, or lifted, Belmond, one of the most iconic names in the luxury travel sector, re-opened some of…

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Accor to Open Third Mercure Hotel in South Korea on 1 August

Accor is set to expand its portfolio of hotels in South Korea with the opening of the Mercure Ambassador Seoul Hongdae on 1 August. The hotel, which offers convenient access…

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The Latest: South Korea may reimpose social distancing rules

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can…

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