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First Cancun Hotel Announces Mandatory Testing For Entry

The NIZUC Resort and Spa has announced they will now require proof of a negative Covid-19 test to enter the hotel. Cancun is well known worldwide for its relaxed entry requirements but the NIZUC has taken a different route saying it wants to protect its guest from the Omicron variant. NIZUC announced the new testing …

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Mexico To Launch Tourist Protection Army in Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum

1500 Strong National Guard Division In Place To Help Keep Tourist Hotspots Secure  The Mexican state of Quintana Roo is to implement a so-called “Tourist Battalion” to alleviate security concerns for visitors to the area. Quintana Roo is the heart of Mexico’s tourism industry, and includes major hotspots like Cancun, Tulum, and Playa Del Carmen …

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Tourism Suspended In Austria Starting Monday As Full Lockdown Begins

A Full Lockdown Will be Imposed Until December 13th.  Austria has announced it will return to a full lockdown on Monday the 22nd of November. The restrictions are set to last until December 13th, but could be as short as 10 days, before returning to the current restrictions. The measures have been enacted to help …

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Relaxed UK Travel Restrictions Results In Vacation Booking Surge

Several airlines and travel companies that operate in the United Kingdom have reported a surge in travel bookings and interest in traveling over the past few days, following the UK’s decision to update and relax its travel restrictions. The updated rules saw the UK abandon its controversial traffic light system for managing international travel, and …

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Mexico Will Remain Open For Tourism With No Testing Or Vaccine Passports

Since the pandemic started in 2020, Mexico has had some of the easiest entry requirements in the world for tourists which has brought in tens of millions of visitors over the past year. The President of Mexico has announced that the entry requirements will stay the same and proof of vaccinations will not be required …

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Australia Will Resume International Travel When 80% Of Population Is Vaccinated

Australia’s borders have been completely shut since the pandemic began, but today the prime minister, Scott Morrison, announced a plan to resume international travel. Morrison unveiled a series of targets he said could begin to be reached by the end of the year, including international travel. When 80 percent of eligible adults have been fully …

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Thailand Targets Digital Nomads In A Bid To Revive Tourism

Whilst most of us will be glad to see the back of it at the earliest opportunity, the pandemic has taught us many lessons and got plenty of people thinking about how they want to live their lives. Being forced to work from home has led many people to conclude that they prefer not to …

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How the Rise of Experience Tourism is Changing Travel

Travel has always been about experiencing different cultures. Many consumers today want more from their trips than just laying on a beach, visiting an overcrowded tourist site or walking through a museum. The modern savvy traveler wants more than the average tourist experience. An increasing trend in the travel industry is experience tourism. This is …

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Greece Reopening For U.S. and EU Tourists Beginning Next Week

Greece will begin reopening for tourists from the United States and European Union beginning next week a senior tourism ministry official told Reuters. Additionally, countries including the United Kingdom, Serbia, Israel and the United Arab Emirates will also be permitted to enter. All visitors will need to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 …

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World Travel and Tourism Council Advocates for Return of International Travel in June

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the body representing the Travel & Tourism private sector globally, has released its annual Economic Impact Report (EIR). The report reveals the devastating impacts COVID-19 has had on the global travel industry last year, along with hopeful research that shows the sector could fully recover by 2022 if …

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Cancun Records 10 Million Visitors In The Past Year Leading Global Tourism Recovery

While most of the world has kept their borders closed or imposed tight restrictions, the resort city of Cancun has chosen a different path. The tourism epi-center recorded over 10 million passengers from March 1, 2020 until February 28, 2021 arriving at the Cancun International Airport. The number of visitors is staggering considering the entire …

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