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BACK-ROADS TOURING: Operator launches new category of trips for first-time travellers

Active-travel company Backroads has said that it is launching a category of trips designed for first-time adventure travelers or those seeking easier options; the operator's new Dolce Tempo segment offers 29 'easygoing' itineraries of e-bike, walking and multi-adventure trips. In addition, Back-Roads has said that it is expanding its roster of weekend getaways in North America, including new itineraries in the Texas Hill Country and Whistler, British Columbia.
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SANPARKS: South Africa's Kruger National Park to open some camps from 14 August 2020

Following the announcement by the country's minister of tourism that intra-provincial travel will now be open to South African nationals, South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that Kruger National Park (KNP) will partially open some of its camps for accommodation from 14 August. Further information on the camps to be re-opened in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces can be found on the SANParks website.
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G ADVENTURES: Suspension of most tours extended until 30 September 2020

The global tour operator has announced that most tours are now suspended until at least 30 September, as is a Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica G Expedition trip due to depart on 21 October. Tours exempt from the extended suspension are 21 select tours in Europe, which will operate under G Adventures' new Travel with Confidence Policy. An updated FAQ has also been released to provide extra information to any affected passengers.
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TRAFALGAR: Tour operator to offer private group trips to ease COVID-19 concerns

Guided tour operator Trafalgar have announced that they will now offer private trips for groups of 12 or more, to help ease customer concerns over travelling with others outside of their friend and family circles during the COVID-19 pandemic. The option is available for most of the company’s winter and spring itineraries throughout Europe and North America.
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G ADVENTURES: Launch of new Travel with Confidence Plus tour collection

The tour operator has launched a collection of 37 small group tours that include all of the new health and safety measures they're taking as part of their Travel with Confidence policy, Including are added steps that they say go that extra, socially distanced mile - including smaller group numbers, private transportation, reduced prices for solo room occupancy and less shared facilities within tour accommodation.
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