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Cancun Registers 1.25 Million Travelers in November, But Is It Safe?

The Cancun international airport registered 1.25 million visitors In November as flight connectivity to the tropical destination continues to increase. But is it safe? Cancun has defied the odds recovering over 61% of its tourism numbers from last year. To put this into perspective, the Cancun International airport is now one of the busiest airports …

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Layover in Dubai? Emirates Offers Free Hotel For Transiting Passengers

Long transits through Dubai have just gotten much easier, which is needed now more than ever since flying during the pandemic is not business as usual. Many travelers are having a hard time finding direct flights due to the lack of global availability and are forced to make a few layovers in order to get …

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American Airlines New At-Home Testing Boosts Hopes For Holiday Travel

American Airlines will now offer at-home testing for domestic flights to US destinations with COVID-19 travel restrictions or quarantine requirements, boosting hopes for safe travel options over the Christmas holidays. The airline announced that from December 9 customers would be able to book an at-home test – through the company’s partner LetsGetChecked – for flights …

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Cleanliness Is Now Travelers Top Priority When Booking Trips

A recent survey by Honeywell Aerospace finds that travelers’ are most influenced by cleanliness and health measures when making travel decisions, even more so than cost. The global pandemic has become a factor in decision making which everyone must take into consideration.  Day-to-day activities, as well as long term planning, cannot be decided without first …

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Royal Caribbean’s First Cruise Halted After Confirmed Case Onboard

Breaking News Update: The passenger who tested positive onboard the ship has now tested negative twice in a Singapore hospital.  Original Story Now Continues… It just wasn’t meant to be. The very first Royal Caribbean cruise to resume operations since the global shutdown of cruising back in March has been halted due to a confirmed …

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Mexico: COVID-19 Entry Requirements For Travelers

Mexico has become one of the most popular travel destinations during the pandemic due to having some of the easiest COVID-19 entry requirements in the world.  Its stunning beaches, tropical climate, vast history, and vibrant culture bring in almost 50 million tourists a year making it the 7th most visited country in the world prior …

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Hong Kong Reopening For Tourism Delayed As Cases Spike

Following a spike in cases over the last 30 days, Hong Kong plans to start allowing select tourists will be delayed as restrictions tighten to control the virus.  From a ban on dining in restaurants in groups to urging its residents to stay at home, here’s all you need to know about the situation in …

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WestJet Expands New Hawaii Testing Program To BC and Ontario

More Canadian travelers will soon be able to enjoy quarantine-free vacations in Hawaii thanks to WestJet’s decision to expand its pre-flight testing program to more provinces in the country. On December 7 the company announced that it would be offering customers from British Columbia and Ontario the opportunity to book a pre-flight COVID-19 test through …

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Greece Lockdown Essentially Shuts Down Tourism

All summer long Greece enjoyed one of the best tourism rebounds in the world, all while keeping case levels comparatively low to fellow EU nations. However, November brought a massive surge in cases, prompting Greece to enter a lockdown that was only expected to last one month. credit: Worldometers Now, the government of Greece has …

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British Virgin Islands Reopening For Tourism

The paradisal British Virgin Islands have re-opened their borders to international tourists for the first time since March. A popular yachting destination comprised of over 60 islands set in a volcanic archipelago, the news is sure to be welcomed by travelers and those who live on the islands alike as the country looks to restart …

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W.H.O Plans New Digital Vaccine Certificate For Permission To Travel In 2021

In preparation of adjusting to a world in which COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, the travel industry is testing out procedures to establish the new protocols for travel going forward, specifically relating to the verification of travelers’ health credentials and vaccination status. Most recently, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced being in the final …

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U.S. Issues New Level 3 Travel Advisory For Saint Lucia

The U.S. Department of State has issued a new level 3 ‘reconsider travel’ for Saint Lucia.  The new increased warning level was issued due to “health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions” according to the official release.  The island was originally given a level 2 advisory ‘exercise increased caution’ on August 31st when the United …

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