Air Canada makes use of social media influencers to advertise abroad journey regardless of tips to remain at house

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Certainly one of Canada’s largest airways is selling abroad journey even because the federal authorities tells individuals to remain house through the second wave of the pandemic.

A minimum of two social media influencers have partnered with Air Canada in current weeks to advertise journey to Mexico and the Caribbean.

Tiffany Lai, a Montreal-based influencer, traveled to Curaçao on the finish of December in partnership with Air Canada.

“I partnered with @aircanadavacations and @dreamsresort to indicate a secure and prudent strategy to journey for 2021. Every nation has totally different laws, and we felt extremely fortunate and secure to have the ability to journey to Curaçao on account of their excessive covid- 19 security and journey guidelines, ”Lai posted on Instagram on Dec. 28.

Lai's instagram says she is "presently in quarantine".

Alberta photographer Jennifer Quick mentioned she was basking within the solar at a Mexican resort on December 21.

“What’s extra enjoyable than the proper steadiness of mountains, ocean and solar? ⛰ ☀️ Mitch and I just lately landed within the stunning metropolis of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the place we are going to discover (safely) for 10 days with @aircanadavacations and @iberostar! We will probably be documenting our total expertise on Instagram tales and posts, displaying you an genuine and trustworthy have a look at what it's wish to journey in 2020 / 2021 ”, posted Quick on Instagram.

The 2 girls have revealed articles on well being and security measures taken at resorts and airports, together with testing, masks and quarantine upon their return to Canada.

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Nonetheless, non-essential journey outdoors of Canada has been strongly discouraged since March, when the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic started. As of Wednesday (January 6) morning, 618,646 individuals in Canada have been contaminated with the virus and not less than 16,233 have died from it. A lot of the nation, together with Alberta and Quebec, is beneath strict lockdowns to sluggish the unfold of the virus.

"Now will not be the time to go on trip overseas," International Minister François-Philippe Champagne mentioned at a Wednesday morning press convention by which officers launched new pre-flight COVID testing necessities for returning aircraft passengers. All non-essential vacationers should additionally quarantine for 14 days on arrival, no matter check outcomes.

Air Canada didn’t return a request for remark by the deadline.

READ MORE: With UK journey ban lifted, new COVID-19 pre-flight testing guidelines will come into impact in Canada

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