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VeriFLY Health Passport Now Offered By More U.S. Airlines

Recent U.S. travel regulations and restrictions, specifically those relating to the requirement of international arrivals presenting a COVID-19 test result, have created a heightened demand for software and technologies to assist travelers. Subsequently, Alaska airlines has moved to offer VeriFLY, a would-be health passport to provide travelers with expedited check-in and verification for arrival into …

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US Issues Highest Travel Advisory Warnings To Five More Countries

The US travel advisory system was designed to provide travelers with recommendations for travel for every country around the world, providing updates on the safety and security issues that travelers should be aware of before they set off on their journeys. This week, the US updated its recommendations for several nations, handing its most severe …

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2021 Will be a ‘Meaningful’ Year of Travel According to Airbnb Report

A new report released by Airbnb finds that travel is the activity Americans have missed most, with many ready to resume travel in 2021. Specifically, the report finds that reconnecting with loved ones, friends and family, is what Americans miss most. The findings indicate that travel in 2021 will take travel back to its roots …

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UK Government Considers Implementing New Vaccine Passport

Following the lead of fellow European countries Denmark and Sweden, it emerged on Friday that the British government was looking into the prospect of a vaccine passport, that would allow those in the UK to travel abroad once more. As the UK races to vaccinate its population, the news is bound to be warmly received …

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Borders Currently To Open American Travelers In February

The inauguration of President Biden led to reinstated travel bans that were formerly lifted by President Donald Trump just before his departure from office. While the current administration is tightening travel restrictions and considering testing requirements for domestic travel, more than 27 million Americans have received one or more doses of vaccine. Amidst ongoing interstate …

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Cuba Offers To Vaccinate Tourists Who Visit The Island

Cuba has offered to vaccinate all tourists against Covid-19 that visit the island after it completes its phase 3 trials.  The phase 3 trials of Cuba’s Sovereign 02 Covid-19 vaccine will begin in March and are being carried out by the Finlay Institute. The World Health Organization (WHO) is monitoring the vaccine development.  According to …

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Denmark And Sweden Announce Plans For Vaccine Passports

As several countries around the world either impose or extend their travel restrictions in the wake of the pandemic, travelers can be forgiven for thinking that their prospects for travel in 2021 are slim. However, recent announcements by Denmark and Sweden suggest that brighter days may be around the corner. The two Scandinavian countries have …

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Two U.S. Cruise Lines Will Require Passengers To Be Vaccinated

Two U.S cruise lines have recently announced that they will be moving to make vaccinations mandatory for passengers to sail aboard. American Queen Steamboat Company, as well as its sister company, Victory Cruise Lines, will effectively become the first North American cruise operators to officially require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all crew-members, passengers and …

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Canada Bans All Cruise Ships Until February 2022

Transport Canada has announced it will ban all cruise ships from operating in Canadian waters until Feb 28, 2022. The original ban on cruise ships was announced by the Canadian government in March of 2020. The newly extended ban that will last at least another year bars all passenger vessels carrying over 100 people. Today, …

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Japan Extends Travel Restrictions As New Olympics Rules Announced

Like many countries around the world, Japan has a series of rules and restrictions in place regarding travel to ensure that cases of Covid-19 are not imported into the country. On Tuesday, it was announced that its restrictions were to be extended further, dampening any hopes of traveling to Japan in the near future. As …

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United Airlines Makes Travel to Hawaii Easier For Americans

United Airlines is making travel to Hawaii easier for its customers by allowing them to show proof of negative tests at United’s hub airports, allowing them to avoid document screening processes upon arrival in Hawaii. The new pre-clearance program began this month and is available for United travelers on 110 of the airline’s weekly flights …

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EU Council Recommends Opening Borders For More Third-Party Countries

A glimmer of hope for so many separated by travel bans was seen in the most recent announcement by the Council of the European Union, which may see restrictions lifted for more third-party countries to enter. The EU Council made a recommendation to all member states to lift non-essential travel restrictions for additional third-party countries, …

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