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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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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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More Cruise Cancellations Announced After Every U.S. Ship Confirms COVID Cases

First Schedule Changes Seen Since CDC Warning All US cruise ships carrying passengers have reported COVID cases. The CDC has reported that all 92 vessels have met the minimum threshold for investigation. The organization has already opened inquiries into every ship. The news compounds what has already been a bad month for both passengers and …

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United To Ease Flight Cancelations By Offering Pilots Triple Pay

Spirit Also Offering Bonus Pay To On-Board Staff United Airways have announced they will be offering pilots a temporary triple pay offer to help ease cancellation issues in January. As Omicron, the most recent fast-spreading COVID-19 variant, tears across the world, airlines have been left scrambling to get flights in the air. The US, in …

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Two More European Countries Enact New Travel Restrictions

With the recent rise of the highly contagious Omicron variant sweeping across the globe — countries have begun to radically alter their entry requirements for foreign travelers. The  European countries Denmark and Czech Republic, are two of the latest to tighten up on their rules and create challenges for travelers this winter.  Denmark’s New Rules Prior to …

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Fauci Supports Vaccine Requirement For Domestic Travel

A Requirement Would Be “Reasonable To Consider” Says Top Medical Advisor Anthony Fauci, the President’s Chief Medical Advisor, has suggested his support for possible vaccination requirements for domestic air travel. Fauci made the statements will speaking to MSNBC. It should be noted that as of now, there are no vaccination requirements for domestic travel, and …

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Further Cruise Outbreaks Threaten Future Sailings Prompting New Restrictions

Mandatory Masks, Cancelled Ports, And More As Cruise Lines Scramble To Deal With Omicron Royal Caribbean were dealt another blow to their winter season as 55 passengers aboard an eight day sailing on the Odyssey of the Seas. It’s the latest in a number of cruise related outbreaks in December, prompting some heavy reshuffling of …

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Singapore Closes Border To U.S. And Canadian Travelers

Singapore has announced they will temporarily freeze ticket sales for its travel lane program, which allowed vaccinated travelers from select countries including the United States and Canada to visit without a two-week quarantine. This post will look at the latest travel restrictions in Singapore and other Asian countries. Singapore Will Freeze Tickets For Vaccinated Travel …

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Israel Bans Travel To U.S. and Canada Over Omicron

As the Omicron variant continues to spread across the globe, so do travel restrictions. Today, Israel announced that they are banning travel to the U.S., Canada, and eight other countries over concerns of the variant. Israel Adds U.S. To No-Fly List Today, Israel announced that they will be added the United States to its “no-fly” …

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5 New Travel Restrictions Sweeping Europe

As Omicron cases surge across Europe, more countries are adding travel restrictions and re-implementing testing requirements. This post will look at the latest travel restrictions across Europe impacting travelers. France Is Banning UK Travelers Today, France announced they will ban non-essential travel to and from the United Kingdom from the weekend to slow the spread …

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