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Nepal Reopens To Fully Vaccinated Travelers Without Restrictions

After nearly 18 months of very few tourists, Nepal has decided to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers with no quarantine on arrival.  On Thursday, the Nepalese government announced it would revise its immigration entry protocols and ditch mandatory quarantine. Previously, visitors had to obtain special permission from Nepalese embassies and quarantine on arrival …

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Norway Reopening Borders For Tourism And Ending Restrictions

Norway has decided to lift COVID-19 restrictions within the country and begin a gradual reopening of its borders after 18 months of COVID-19 restrictions.  The news comes as Norway continues its fast vaccination rate, COVID-19 cases continue to drop nationwide. However, the country fell short of a full border reopening, unlike many of its European …

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Argentina Reopening For International Tourism November 1

After 18 months of closure because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Argentina will reopen to international tourists on November 1st.  The news comes after cases, and fatalities in the South American nation continue to fall. Officials from the government declared that Argentina would loosen pandemic restrictions, approve a gradual reopening of borders, and allow most …

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Thailand To Delay Reopening of Popular Tourism Destinations Until November

Because of a slower than expected vaccination rollout, Thailand is considering delaying reopening many of its major tourist destinations in October.  Reports from Thailand suggest that the Thai government will delay the reopening of five provinces as each province’s vaccination rate still lags behind the 70 percent coverage required to open up next month.  The …

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India Prepares Reopening To International Tourists

After closing to the world for over 18 months, the Indian government has begun preparations to reopen the border for international tourism in the coming weeks.  The news comes as cases continue to fall as the vaccination rates rise nationwide. The pandemic has hit the nation’s tourism economy hard, and the border reopening will be …

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U.S. Ends Travel Ban On UK And EU Citizens

The United States has decided to lift travel restrictions for British and EU travelers in November after an 18-month travel ban because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The move comes as British Minister Boris Johnson was set to head to Washington D.C. tomorrow and make a passionate plea for Joe Biden to allow non-essential travel from …

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British Prime Minister Pushes U.S. To End UK Travel Ban

The British Prime Minister will push Joe Biden towards reopening the border for British travelers this week when they meet in Washington D.C. Boris Johnson will make an “impassioned” case for why the U.S should allow fully vaccinated British travelers into America now.  According to reports, the U.S government’s failure to ease travel restrictions has …

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Indonesia Plans Reopening of Bali For Tourism In October

After 18 months of closure, Indonesia is finally considering reopening to international tourists from certain countries in October in a bid to revive its battered travel and tourism industry. Most likely, Indonesia will reopen Bali — the nation’s primary international tourism destination — in October. Reports suggest Indonesia may reopen other parts of the country …

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The U.S. Plans ‘New System’ For International Travel

The White House has announced it will plan a new system for international travel that will include contact tracing. The United States has been closed to much of the world — including European citizens — since March 2020. The EU has asked the United States to remove restrictions on non-essential travel into the U.S, but it …

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U.S. Issues ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisory For 8 More Countries

The United States has added eight countries to its level 4 ‘Do Not Travel’ list because of rising cases of COVID-19 within the country.  Every week, the CDC reviews its list of countries and places countries on either level 1, level 2, level 3, or level 4. Destinations that fall under the “COVID-19 Very High” …

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Hawaii Mandates Proof Of Vaccination To Visit Restaurants & Bars

Hawaii has had different COVID-19 restrictions from other U.S states throughout much of the pandemic. And the news that travelers and citizens will require either evidence of vaccination or testing to enter indoor venues won’t be a surprise to many. The news comes after the mayors of Oahu and Maui submitted requests to Governor Ige …

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Switzerland To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities

Switzerland has announced that from the 13th of September, the government will require a COVID-19 vaccination certificate to enter various indoor activities until January 2022. The news comes as various EU countries raise entry restrictions and ban unvaccinated U.S travelers due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States.  Switzerland is currently open to …

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