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Cuba Now Requires Proof Of Vaccination And PCR Test For U.S. Visitors

At the peak of its tourist season, the small island nation of Cuba has decided to tighten entry requirements for U.S. visitors, by requiring proof of vaccination against Covid as well as a pre-departure PCR test. The announcement follows a sharp rise in cases, led particularly by the highly-transmissible Omicron variant. Now, Americans hoping to …

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Tourists Face Mass Flight Cancelations In Cancun And Other Mexico Hotspots

In a new chapter of the ongoing Omicron saga, Mexico is the latest country to be hit with a wave of mass flight cancelations as more crew calls in sick, threatening the vacation plans of millions flying into popular tourism hotspots across the Mayan heartland. Mirroring a trend first witnessed in the United States during …

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Jamaica Rules Out More Lockdowns During Tourism Season

Unlike other sunny destinations that have rushed to further strengthen their borders and reinstate now-familiar curbs on social life, Jamaica will not be announcing lockdowns this season, nor in the foreseeable future. As one of the strictest Caribbean states when it comes to pandemic-era travel regulations, many expected Jamaica to tighten Covid mandates, especially at …

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New Tourism Route To Launch Between The Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama

Hoping to attract more visitors and strengthen their ties, The Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panama are due to launch a brand new tourism route that will make it easier for American travelers to visit all three highly popular destinations. The countries, which have chosen to maintain open borders in light of the recent Omicron …

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CDC Urges Americans To Avoid All Travel To Aruba

As the Omicron variant rapidly spreads across the Caribbean, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC now urge Americans to avoid all unnecessary travel to Aruba. The island nation, which is one of the most popular destinations in the Dutch Caribbean, has been recently battling a prominent rise in cases and has taken …

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Ireland Removes PCR Test Requirement For Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Unlike other nations in the European Union, which have imposed testing requirements regardless of vaccination status, Ireland has now completely scrapped PCR mandates for fully vaccinated travelers. The Emerald Isle is now ready to welcome American and Canadian visitors again, as well as other foreign nationals, under more relaxed measures. That said, the definition of …

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First-Ever Direct Flights Launched From The U.S. To Chetumal

U.S. travelers are sure to benefit from new direct flights to the world-famous Costa Maya this season, especially at a time when the Omicron variant prompts a majority of touristic destinations to tighten rules for Americans once more. On the other hand, Mexico has stood by its open border policy and continues to allow passengers …

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3 More Caribbean Destinations Update Entry Rules For Tourists

Barbados, The Bahamas and The U.S. Virgin Islands have all recently updated their entry requirements in response to the new Omicron variant. In spite of drawing attention recently, they are not the only Caribbean destinations to update their Covid border regime: over the last few days, a number of countries in the region has already …

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Hawaii Plans To Tighten Travel Restrictions

As Omicron continues to rage across the whole of the United States, Hawaii could see a fresh set of restrictions coming that may impact American travelers as well as foreign arrivals visiting soon. The island-state is one of the most popular holiday destinations off the U.S. mainland, famous worldwide for its nature reserves, pristine beaches …

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Mexico Is Now One Of The Most Visited Countries In The World

Cementing its status as a tourist-friendly country in spite of Omicron, Mexico is now one of the most visited destinations on the planet and is on track to become a world favorite this year. Unlike most nations in the old continent or the US itself, which remained off-limits to foreign arrivals for well over a …

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Fauci Clarifies Vaccination Will Not Be Required For U.S. Domestic Travel

Merely days after suggesting vaccination proof would be “reasonable to consider” for domestic travel in the United States, Anthony Fauci, the President’s Chief Medical Advisor, has ruled out the implementation of any such requirement “right now“, but confirms it has been considered. The Omicron Threat That Stirred The Discussion In light of the new Omicron …

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Mexico Will Allow U.S. Cruise Passengers To Disembark Even If Positive Cases Found On Board

Over the course of the pandemic, the cruise industry became one of the most severely affected under the hospitality umbrella, especially due to persistent restrictive measures enacted by national governments aimed at halting Covid transmissions. Hotel chains, airlines, tourism complexes, and particularly cruise companies have all struggled to keep ahead of the curve on Covid …

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