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Vaccine hopes lift Asia travel sector worried by COVID-19 rebound

Regional industry expects faster recovery, but prospects dimmer in Europe and US

A lone woman in an arrival zone at Tokyo's Narita international airport this month. A resurgence in coronavirus cases threatens the resumption of more travel ties.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Asian travel companies are increasingly optimistic that recent breakthroughs in producing effective coronavirus vaccines will soon help the industry get back to normality -- even though worries persist about a near-term resurgence of the pandemic and some officials suggest incentives to travel should be curbed.

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