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EU To Allow Vaccinated Tourists From All Countries By June

For weeks news about the EU finally reopening for foreign tourists has been circulating, but today in Brussels the EU council took it a step further and officially submitted a formal proposal to Member States. The proposal, which is suggested to have majority support from the EU nations, essentially suggests that vaccinated travelers from third-party …

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EU Countries Have Agreed To New Green Certificate Vaccine Passport

With more and more countries agreeing to allow travelers to enter providing they have been vaccinated, it seems that being vaccinated will be the key to going on vacation this summer. Yet along with vaccinations, it seems another essential feature of summer travel will be vaccine passports, despite their controversial nature. Governments of the 27 …

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EU Announces Plans For Digital Vaccine Passport Ahead of Summer

The European Union has announced it will be outlining its proposal for a digital vaccine passport late this month, in time for the summer tourism season. While EU leaders have clashed over the proposal in recent weeks, EU commission president Ursula Von der Leyen said she would put forward legislation for a ‘digital green pass’ …

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EU Leaders Unable To Reach Vaccine Passport Agreement

With news emerging this week that the IATA’s travel pass will be ready in a matter of weeks, it’s hard to see a future for travel during the pandemic that doesn’t feature a vaccine passport in one form or another. Yet whilst more and more airlines agree to pilot the IATA’s app, many countries are …

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Greece Urges EU To Welcome Vaccine Passports

For some countries, tourism and prosperity are intertwined, with several nations relying on the vast amounts of income generated from tourism in order to flourish. There are fewer places that this is the case more so than it is in Greece. In the Mediterranean idyll of Greece, with its dramatic history, stunning islands and much-vaunted …

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Biden Reinstates Travel Ban on Europe, UK, Ireland & Brazil

President Joe Biden is expected to reinstate travel restrictions on foreign nationals entering the US from Brazil, UK, Ireland and the majority of Europe. The initial travel restrictions for the region were set to be lifted by former President Trump’s proclamation during his final days in office. Biden is also projected to sign a new …

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France Adds New Testing Requirement For All Travelers

As the pandemic continues to cause issues to travel around the world, France has joined the growing number of countries that have mandated the need to have a test for Covid-19 prior to arriving in the country. The move follows the likes of New Zealand and the UK, who have introduced similar rules for travelers …

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U.S. Airlines Urge Government To End Travel Bans on EU, UK and Brazil

US airline carriers are requesting the Trump administration to end the travel ban currently in place for many countries, and replace it with a global testing program. On Monday, the Airlines for America (A4A), penned a letter to Vice President Mike Pence requesting the termination of the travel ban for travelers from Europe, the UK …

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EU Calls For UK Travel Bans To Be Lifted

The UK is enduring a tough end to the year, as much of its population was plunged into a new, harsh lockdown following a rise in cases and the discovery of a new, rapid spreading variant of Covid-19. Whilst many countries blocked entry from Britain because of this new strain of the virus, the European …

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