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Cancun And Riviera Maya Will Remain At ‘Yellow’ Risk Despite Soaring Cases

The Governor has announced that the state of Quintana Roo, which is home to the popular resort city of Cancun, will remain at the ‘Yellow’ alert warning level for the week of January 17th to the 23rd. Governor Carlos Joaquín said the despite the record breaking cases over the last two days, hospital capacity remains …

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Puerto Vallarta Tightens Restrictions With New Vaccine Requirements As Cases Surge

Puerto Vallarta, the Mexican vacation hotspot known for its popular beaches, water sports, and nightlife is tightening their COVID-19 restrictions, as a result of the most recent surge that has rocked this coastal city. From Monday January 3rd to January 10th, Puerto Vallarta saw an increase of 1300% of COVID-19 cases throughout the city. Health Authorities …

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Countries That Are Requiring A Booster Shot For Entry

Vaccine Validity Periods Are Being Shortened In Many Countries It’s been two years since COVID emerged and turned everyone’s world upside down and despite vaccines helping many of the infected to avoid serious problems, the science has suggested their efficacy decreases over time. Because of this, the definition of the term “fully vaccinated” shifts quickly …

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Cancun Faces New Restrictions As Cases Surge And Hospitals Fill

Cancun is facing new restrictions as cases surge with some local hospitals reporting 100% occupancy. The city will now return to ‘yellow alert’ the Quintana Roo State Governor announced. Most of the region’s municipalities, including Tulum and Playa del Carmen, will be subject to the associated restrictions from January 10th until January 16th. It will …

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France Rolls Out New Travel Restrictions and Vaccine Passport To Start 2022

Before you gear up for a trip to the magical City of Lights, make sure you are up to date on the newest travel rules and regulations just announced. This past Saturday the country of France recorded over 100,000 new infections of Covid-19. This comes as the Omicron variant continues to sweep across most of Europe …

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Austria To Reopen For Tourism Starting December 13

Domestic Lockdown To End For Vaccinated Citizens Austria is set to end its temporary ban on tourism to the country from after December 13th. The lockdown had been in place since November 22nd. The ban on tourism, as well as the lockdown, was in repose to increasing COVID infection rates in the country. Many countries …

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United And Delta Will Continue South African Flights Despite Restrictions

Both Airlines Continuing As Scheduled Despite New Omicron Variant Issues United Airlines and Delta have announced they will not be cutting any of their current South African flights, despite the new restrictions preventing many travelers entering the U.S. from the region.  Currently, the two carriers are the only US airlines that fly directly between South …

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UK Implements New Travel Restrictions Due To New Omicron Variant

The United Kingdom has implemented a series of new restrictions for travelers due to the emergence of a new Omicron Covid-19 variant. In adding the new entry requirements to travelers arriving from abroad, the UK is hoping to not only keep its people safe and protected against the virus, but to prevent importing more cases …

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U.S. Bans Entry From 8 Countries Over New Variant Concerns

New Strain “Omicron” is Prompting Travel Bans Across The World The United States is set to heavily restrict travel from South Africa and 7 other Southern African countries. Beginning Monday, only US citizens and legal residents will be able to travel into the US from the countries. Passengers must still show a negative PCR test …

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UK Restarts Travel ‘Red List’ Adding Several African Countries Over New Variant Concerns

The UK has placed a number of African countries on its travel red list. The move comes as fears of a new Covid-19 variant in the region begin to grow, with previous variants of the virus having had a significant impact on the UK’s plans to ease restrictions just last summer. Travelers arriving in the …

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Costa Rica’s Vaccine Passport Suspended

Tourism Industry Pushbacks Stall The Program Costa Rica’s new vaccine passport program has been temporarily suspended as the courts deliberate its implementation. A decision on the ruling is set to be made by Thursday at the latest. The country does not currently have any restrictions on entry, but the new QR code based passport will …

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