Netflix office building in Hollywood, California. LEHTIKUVA / AFP

It seems like Netflix does not believe in "sharing is caring" phrase. As per Variety, the streaming giant will soon launch a test letting primary account holders pay an additional fee for users outside their households. Basically, it's an attempt by the company to address illicit password-sharing.

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Due to the COVID pandemic, most couples are choosing to celebrate Valentine's Day 2021 indoors rather than stepping out. Add to it 'lockdown fatigue', many couples this year need innovative ways of expressing and communicating their love to their partner. A quick dipstick survey conducted by Oye Happy found that 80 percent of couples, who previously celebrated Valentine's Day at a club, restaurant or outdoors, prefer doing so at home this year.

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Dua Lipa poses backstage with her awards for Best Dance Recording for "Electricity" and for Best New Artist at the 61st Grammy Awards, Photo Room in Los Angeles, California, U.S. (ANI/REUTERS Photo)

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to almost everything, with many award ceremonies and cultural activities facing the brunt of the health crisis. While everything remains uncertain, several details regarding this year's Grammy Awards have been revealed.

As per Variety, a number of details have begun to emerge about how the show will be run, although as with everything during a pandemic, it's all subject to change.

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Travel is one of the most rewarding experiences we can have, but safety is a top concern for most of us. Even the best destinations can turn into a trauma instead of a pleasant memory if there are dangers to health or property of the traveler. It is essential to do some research and know the risks of every destination before buying your ticket. Travelling for fun should not be like taking chances in a game of blackjack.

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Finnish airport operator, Finavia, has released its summer flight schedule, which reveals almost 150 direct flight routes from its airports. The company will open seven new routes, restoring several others that were suspended due to the pandemic. There will also be more frequent flights to existing destinations. Passengers can look forward to a variety of exciting new destinations, including Central European cities and Southern European seaside resorts.

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Now is the perfect time for everyone to visit Malaysia. Located at the heart of Southeast Asia, Malaysia enjoys a strategic location and a year-round tropical climate. With 13 states, three Federal Territories and a population that currently stands at more than 30 million, Malaysia is well known for its cultural diversity – Malay, Chinese and Indian – and the unique ethnic communities such as the Kadazan-Dusuns and Ibans from Sabah and Sarawak. Together with the influence of the British, Portuguese, Dutch and Thais, Malaysia is indeed a blend of cultures.

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German airline Eurowings and French airline Air France are launching direct flights from Düsseldorf and Paris to Kittilä. Eurowings will start operating on 24 December and the route will be operated once a week on Saturdays until 25 March. Air France will start direct flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport to Kittilä Airport on 10 December and will operate until 12 March.

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Passengers at the London Heathrow Airport in London, on July 14, 2022.

With multiple news reports of flight cancellations, as airports, suffering with staff shortages, struggle to cope with surging demand, ForwardKeys has taken a closer look at air traffic disruption, by analysing recent trends in intra-European flight bookings for travel in July and August and changes in seat capacity. It shows that a fall in consumer confidence, which began in the last week of May, has rapidly worsened, as last-minute bookings in the week running up to 10th July were down by 44%, compared with 2019 levels. Bookings from Amsterdam were down by 59% and from London by 41%.

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The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC) warn the Travel & Tourism sector’s recovery could be put at serious risk if almost 1.2 million jobs remain unfilled across the EU.

The challenging summer labour shortfall has been revealed by WTTC in its latest analysis of the sector and calls for urgent action to address this critical issue.

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After a period of relative quiet, the airline industry is now facing a renewed surge in travel as people return to work and normalcy. Airlines are cautiously optimistic about their prospects for the rest of the year after months of steep booking declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some routes are seeing increased demand, others remain sluggish. Airlines are still struggling to accommodate passengers best while maintaining social distancing guidelines.

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