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State Officials Warn Against Traveling To Vegas As Cases Continue To Rise

As COVID-19 cases begin to rise in Las Vegas, state officials are warning against traveling to the world’s entertainment capital.  Hawaii’s Kauai has warned against travel to the city. According to Mayor Derek Kawakami, Las Vegas is the biggest COVID-19 hotspot for bringing the virus back to the island. He stated, “This destination poses significant …

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Italy Makes Vaccine Passport Mandatory For Indoor Activities Including Restaurants

At the start of the summer, travel seemed to become more straightforward throughout Europe. Then, the delta variant started, and countries are increasing restrictions.  Italy is another country to increase restrictions today.  The country will mandate an official vaccine pass to enter restaurants, museums, and theaters. Travelers will also need the official vaccine pass to …

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U.S. Land Borders Will Stay Closed To Canadian Tourists

The United States has reaffirmed its land border restrictions with Canada and Mexico despite pressure to relax the border restrictions.  The U.S authorities will hold its land border restrictions for at least one month to decrease the spread of COVID-19, according to the Department of Homeland Security.  A spokesman for the United States Department of …

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Malta Reopens To Vaccinated U.S. Tourists

Malta has decided that it will recognize U.S vaccination cards with EMA-approved vaccines as a valid vaccination certificate.  The move enables vaccinated U.S travelers to enter the beautiful island nation this summer, adding another European country to the already growing list of nations American’s can visit this summer.  Malta decided to reopen for travel again …

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Ireland Officially Reopens To U.S. Tourists

Ireland is one of America’s favorite travel destinations and it’s reopened today to American tourists after being closed throughout the pandemic.  The CEO of Tourism Ireland stated, “The tourism industry right across the island of Ireland is very much looking forward to welcoming back visitors from the U.S. and we will ensure they enjoy their …

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World Health Organization Advises Against Vaccine Passports

As the world’s travel industry attempts to come back to normality, the World Health Organization (WHO) has spoken against vaccine passports. On Thursday, the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee stated that countries should not require vaccination passports for international travel. The intervention comes amid growing controversy around countries blocking unvaccinated travelers from entering as the …

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Canada Will Allow Cruise Ships As of November

If you’re a cruise fanatic, you’ll love the news that Canada will lift its ban on cruises in November. That’s months earlier than the country initially planned.  The Canadian government has decided to allow cruise ships to operate within the country from November 1st. However, earlier this year, Canada banned cruises until February 2022 at …

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Slovenia Reopens To Unvaccinated Tourists

Slovenia is one of Europe’s most underrated countries, and it has just reopened to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers today.  The country will now permit entry to travelers that meet various requirements, including vaccination, PCR tests, and proof of recovery from COVID-19. The nation has scrapped its traffic light system and called an end to the …

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Spain And Greece Tighten Travel Restrictions

Spain and Greece have decided to tighten restrictions thanks to a rise in COVID-19 cases. Europe opened up to U.S travelers at the start of the summer, but now we’re starting to see restrictions tighten across the continent. Both countries have seen a rise in cases because of the Delta Variant in recent weeks. As …

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Koh Samui Reopening For Tourism In Days Despite Rising Cases in Thailand

Koh Samui’s Sandbox scheme on July 15th is set to go ahead despite a surge in cases in Thailand.  On July 1st, Thailand reopened the island of Phuket to vaccinated travelers. The opening was the first step in repairing Thailand’s battered travel industry. However, Thailand has plans to reopen Koh Samui, Koh Tao, and Koh …

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The UK May Open To Vaccinated U.S. Tourists Within Weeks

The United Kingdom may open for vaccinated U.S-based travelers by the end of the summer according to reports.  The news comes as the United Kingdom announced that fully vaccinated British travelers coming from ‘amber list’ countries won’t face having to quarantine when they arrive back in the UK.  Grant Shapps, the UK’s Secretary of State …

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Canada Won’t Open To Unvaccinated Tourists Anytime Soon

The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, says that Canada will not welcome unvaccinated visitors for quite some time.  There have been rumors that Canada would reopen the border with the United States this summer, but the Canadian Prime Minister has refused to give any dates on the reopening. That’s despite growing pressure on both sides …

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