In 2021, Hawaii’s Safe Travels Program is unlikely to be lifted.

Governor David Ige of Hawaii has been chastised for insisting that the state's Safe Travels program remain in place until at least 70% of Hawaii's population has been immunized against COVID-19, according to travelpulse.com. Because COVID-19 vaccines aren't allowed for use in children under the age of 12, that figure is closer to 82 percent … Continue reading In 2021, Hawaii’s Safe Travels Program is unlikely to be lifted.

Eiffel Tower reopens after months; a couple marks the day with marriage proposal

Eiffel Tower, one of the world's most prominent landmark in France, has reopened to visitors after months. COVID-19 outbreak forced the nation to go into lockdown, subsequently shutting down tourism as well. The tower, also known as the Iron Lady of Paris, is one of the world's most visited landmark and was last shut in … Continue reading Eiffel Tower reopens after months; a couple marks the day with marriage proposal

Blueprint for Reopening International Travel introduced by a Travel Industry Coalition

A coalition of 24 travel industry associations have come together to introduce a blueprint for reopening the U.S. to international travel. The "Framework to Safely Lift Entry Restrictions and Restart International Travel" is a blueprint that identifies policy principles for finally welcoming international visitors back to the United States while keeping health and safety as … Continue reading Blueprint for Reopening International Travel introduced by a Travel Industry Coalition

Bali delays reopening to foreign tourists due to spike in COVID cases

Bali will not open to foreign tourists until COVID-19 cases decrease significantly, said Sandiago Uno, Bali Tourism and Cultural Economy Minister. He added that they will be waiting for a more conducive situation to open the tourist hotspot again. He stated, “We were targeting the end of July, beginning of August, but we just have … Continue reading Bali delays reopening to foreign tourists due to spike in COVID cases

New York lifts COVID-related restrictions; celebrates it with fireworks

New York has lifted all COVID-related restrictions. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced lifting of all major COVID restrictions across the state, as around 70 per cent of its population has already received at least one dose of COVID vaccination jab. The Governor announced that the state has achieved an important milestone, and … Continue reading New York lifts COVID-related restrictions; celebrates it with fireworks

CDC Eases Travel Recommendations for Over 110 Countries

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it has eased travel recommendations for more than 110 countries and territories. According to Reuters.com, the CDC’s updated international travel ratings lowered 61 nations from the highest Level 4 to Level 3, which recommends fully vaccinated tourists be allowed to visit while still being … Continue reading CDC Eases Travel Recommendations for Over 110 Countries

Malta is offering financial incentives for visitors

A week after Malta became the first EU country to reach herd immunity, according to its officials, the pretty archipelago is reopening its borders and offering financial incentives for visitors. Malta is one of the most vaccinated destinations in Europe, with 70% of its adult population now vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, … Continue reading Malta is offering financial incentives for visitors

2021 Travel Restrictions: Latest Reopening Dates for Europe’s Top Destinations

Entry Into Europe Europe is beginning to open up to travelers from outside the continent just in time for summer. While it's been nearly 15 months since the COVID-19 pandemic was first declared and borders were initially closed to non-essential travel, travelers will have to wait a bit longer to visit some of Europe's marquee … Continue reading 2021 Travel Restrictions: Latest Reopening Dates for Europe’s Top Destinations