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Mauritius lifts all Covid travel restrictions

Mauritius has lifted all Covid-19 related travel restrictions and is welcoming all guests, according to the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority. The authority said customers are no longer required to test or self-isolate to enjoy holidays in Mauritius. The successful acceleration of the country’s vaccination program has enabled Mauritius to progress with full reopening and welcome […]

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August 2022 travel restrictions related to Covid-19 and Monkeypox

This summer is still the perfect time to travel as there are minimal travel restrictions for both domestic and international travel. However, not all countries are open to leisure travel. Additionally, your vaccination status may also prevent entry to certain destinations. Tourists enjoy the day at Jibacoa beach in Mayabeque province, Cuba, August 1, 2022. […]

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Final lifting of COVID travel restrictions

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that New Zealand was now “open for business”, hours after the country completed the final stage of the gradual reopening of its borders. Why is it important: New Zealand closed its border to most foreign visitors in March 2020 as COVID-19 spread and the government implemented some of […]

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The local gambling and tourism sector could rebound quickly after the easing of travel restrictions – Industry representatives

Macao SAR’s tourism market could see a recovery similar to that reported in Las Vegas following the removal of travel restrictions, given existing pent-up demand, gaming and industry representatives noted. ‘aviation. The France Macau Chamber of Commerce (FMCC) hosted a webinar today, featuring Andrew Klebanow, Co-Founder and Senior Partner of C3 Gaming, and Celia Lao, […]

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IATA: Canadian government must urgently remove COVID-19 travel restrictions

Pierre Cerda CANADA – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is once again calling on the Canadian government to urgently end the current travel restrictions related to COVID-19. These are now out of step with the global trend of lifting travel restrictions and are partly responsible for the continued delays and disruptions affecting air travelers […]

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Government ‘not sure’ if Covid international travel restrictions worked – Business Traveler

The Public Accounts Committee has criticized the government’s handling of travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a report published today, the Committee says that while managing cross-border travel was a key part of the health measures introduced by the government during the pandemic, “despite spending at least £486 million on implementation of its traffic […]

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No need to impose Marburg virus travel restrictions, follow Covid-19 safety protocols – WHO

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), although some cases of Marburg virus have been recorded in Ghana, there is no need to impose a travel restriction. Ghana and Guinea have recorded new cases of the deadly virus, putting other West African countries on red alert. The WHO Representative in the country, Dr. […]

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No need to impose travel restrictions on Marburg virus, follow Covid-19 safety protocols – WHO

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), although some cases of Marburg virus have been recorded in Ghana, there is no need to impose a travel restriction. Ghana and Guinea have recorded new cases of the deadly virus, putting other West African countries on red alert. The WHO Representative in the country, Dr. […]

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Everything you need to know about travel restrictions in Spain

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Australia lifts remaining travel restrictions related to COVID-19 | app

Travelers to Australia can visit the country without worrying about COVID-19 travel restrictions starting July 6. “As more and more of us travel overseas and become more confident in managing our risk of COVID, our airports are getting busier,” said Clare O’Neil, Minister of Interior. “Removing these requirements will not only reduce delays at our […]

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Relief and gratitude at Saudi decision to lift restrictions on direct travel to Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s decision to scrap COVID-19-related restrictions for passengers flying from Lebanon will give a big boost to air traffic between Beirut, Riyadh and Jeddah, an industry leader said on Friday. Jean Abboud, head of the Syndicate of Tourism and Travel Agencies, told Arab News that airlines have started scheduling their flights […]

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Thailand ends nearly all travel restrictions

Thailand ends almost all travel restrictions. (credits: Google) Thailand’s color-coded restrictions system is no longer used. A Covid-19 vaccination certificate / professionally performed antigen test is required for entry. Phuket, Koh Samui and northern Thailand have seen the biggest increases in tourist arrivals this year. Travelers curious about what it’s like to visit Thailand right […]

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Myanmar’s OFW community appeals for travel restrictions to be lifted

MANILA, Philippines — The Community of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) in Myanmar has called on the Philippine government to ease travel restrictions, citing missed opportunities, a desire to see their families and a sense of “safer” more d one year since the February 2021 army seized power in the country. The community, which included both […]

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Israel delays West Bank travel restrictions in apparent gesture to Joe Biden | Israel

Israel has delayed implementing tough rules limiting the ability of foreigners to enter and stay in the occupied West Bank, in what is seen as a move towards Joe Biden ahead of the US president’s visit to the Middle East next month. A statement from the High Court on Wednesday said the new rules would […]

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Trinidad and Tobago: easing of travel restrictions related to COVID-19 as of June 29 /update 39

June 29, 2022 | 14:21 UTC Trinidad and Tobago officials eased the country’s COVID-19 related restrictions starting June 29. enter exit transportation health BTT Event Since June 29, authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have eased the country’s COVID-19 travel restrictions, while keeping their minimum domestic restrictions unchanged. Under current guidelines, travelers entering from overseas are […]

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China eases travel restrictions related to COVID-19

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as investors assessed steps taken by China to ease its tough COVID-19 restrictions. The country has said it will halve the time in isolation required by new arrivals to its country, a sign that China is serious about reviving the growth of its economy. Additionally, Shanghai and Beijing reported no […]

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Air Charter Service predicts travel restrictions could last for the next two years

A major aircraft charter broker, Air Charter Service, predicts that Covid-related travel restrictions will remain in place for the next two years in one form or another. The company has been tracking the situation live over the past two years for its online guide to travel restrictions, giving it insight into the changes on a […]

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Pmla court refuses to ease travel restrictions for Bizman Gv Reddy | Bombay News

MUMBAI: In a sternly worded order, a special PMLA court refuses to ease travel conditions imposed on businessman GV Sanjay Red when granting him bail in the money laundering case of Rs 509 crore, and said that if such requests are granted, there will be no checks on the conduct of the accused and no […]

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South Africa removes all remaining COVID-19 travel restrictions

The South African government took the decision on Wednesday evening to remove all of the country’s remaining pandemic-era restrictions, after the Presidential Coordinating Council and Cabinet determined they had served their purpose and did not were no longer needed. For travellers, the main change is the removal of vaccination and testing requirements for entry into […]

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Thailand: Authorities to further ease restrictions on domestic and international travel from July 1 /update 74

June 20, 2022 | 07:44 UTC Thailand will waive the requirement for arrivals to have a Thailand Pass from July 1. All provinces will move to the less strict green zones. enter exit health transportation HAT Event Authorities will further ease various domestic and international travel restrictions related to COVID-19 from July 1. Authorities will […]

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Saudi Arabia lifts COVID-19 travel restrictions to Turkey

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions on its citizens traveling to Turkey, India, Ethiopia and Vietnam, state news agency SPA reported. Last month, Saudi Arabia banned its citizens from traveling to 16 countries due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The list included Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Yemen, Somalia, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of […]

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Affordable and longer roaming services offered as global travel restrictions ease

Prepare your passports and prepare for the reopening of international travel. When you’re exploring the world, you don’t have to worry about overseas connectivity, because Globe Roaming has the data packages to suit you, whether it’s for a 3 or 30 day stay. Japan is now accepting travelers from the Philippines, which is among 98 […]

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Argentina: Authorities ease national COVID-19 measures and international travel restrictions as of June 17/update 48

June 17, 2022 | 14:11 UTC Argentinian authorities are easing national COVID-19 measures and international travel restrictions from June 17. enter exit health transportation AR Event Argentinian authorities have eased the country’s international travel restrictions and domestic COVID-19 measures as of June 17. Travelers are no longer required to be vaccinated or provide a negative […]

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Thailand removes most Covid travel restrictions

Say “sawadee (hello) Thailand!” — from July 1, 2022, you will only need either proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test to travel to the land of smiles. Wearing a mask outside is also no longer mandatory. Thailand, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Buddha Statues in a Row at Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon, Mother and Daughter … […]

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Canada Travel Restrictions: Drop ArriveCan Says Border Mayors

WASHINGTON- It’s time to say goodbye to the ArriveCan app, say border town mayors, tourism industry leaders and others who complain that Canada’s strict COVID-19 rules for international travelers encourage potential US visitors to spend their tourist dollars at home. Two Ontario mayors whose towns depend on cross-border tourism — Mike Bradley of Sarnia and […]

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Cathay sees continued pressure from Hong Kong travel restrictions | New

Hong Kong travel restrictions continue to hamper flag carrier Cathay Pacific’s traffic performance, but there are marginal signs of improvement, including a narrower half-year loss forecast. Recent adjustments to Hong Kong travel restrictions began impacting traffic figures in May, the airline said. During the month, it carried 57,982 passengers, more than double the number carried […]

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Can I travel to Italy from the United States? – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Although the pandemic is not over, travel between Italy and the United States is open. But vaccination and testing requirements make it necessary to prepare before you go on a trip. Additionally, […]

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Dropping COVID-19 travel restrictions could be a boon to Florida’s economy

ORLANDO, Florida. – The Biden administration has announced that starting June 12 at midnight, international travelers coming to the United States will no longer need a negative COVID-19 test to enter the country. Travelers flying to Cancun from Orlando International Airport said they were relieved to learn that COVID-19 testing restrictions for travel had been […]

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International travelers can skip the test

International travel is about to get a whole lot easier. The Biden administration announced Friday that the United States will no longer require pre-departure COVID-19 testing to enter the country starting Sunday. The requirement will be lifted at 12:01 a.m. ET, according to a senior administration official. The rule change comes more than a year […]

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America’s COVID travel restrictions make little sense – Greeley Tribune

Although travel restrictions have been lifted in many countries, the federal government still requires all international travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test within a day of travel. On the face of it, this well-intentioned policy may seem sensible since we all want to reduce the spread and protect the most vulnerable among us. But […]

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Europe travel restrictions, Covid-19 testing requirements, by country, for June

Ferragudo in Algarve, Portugal – one of the few EU countries to still have travel restrictions in … [+] square Getty While many European countries have removed Covid-19 related travel restrictions, including Italy for June, there are some countries where it is still mandatory to test and carry Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificates. 19. Here’s […]

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Travel restrictions at the Canada-US border: what you need to know

With COVID-19 border restrictions expected to remain in place for at least a month, some Canadians may need an overview of these rules. The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced that several pandemic restrictions will be extended at Canada’s airports and land borders, including vaccination orders, random COVID-19 testing and mandatory use of the […]

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US COVID travel restrictions make little sense – The Denver Post

Although travel restrictions have been lifted in many countries, the federal government still requires all international travelers to present a negative COVID-19 test within a day of travel. On the face of it, this well-intentioned policy may seem sensible since we all want to reduce the spread and protect the most vulnerable among us. But […]

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Opposition motion to remove travel restrictions denied in House

The Conservative Party’s attempt to overturn the Liberal government’s strong stance on travel restrictions for Canadians has been defeated. On Monday afternoon, the CPC motion “Rules and Service Levels for Travel” was defeated 202 to 117. Result of the vote: the @CPC_HQ #OppositionMotion (Rules and Service Levels for Travel) was rejected. #cdnpoli Yes: 117 ✅No: […]

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Genting Malaysia’s net loss in 1QFY22 narrows as travel restrictions ease

KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): Genting Malaysia Bhd’s net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022 (1QFY22) narrowed to RM126.53 million from RM483.59 million a year ago, while revenue nearly tripled to RM1.72 billion from RM623.35 million. As a result, the loss per share fell from 8.55 sen to 2.24 sen. In a stock […]

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Hyderabad travel restrictions for PM Modi’s visit to ISB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Gachibowli on Thursday. Hyderabad Police said there will be traffic restrictions on the city’s roads, which will be in effect between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. To avoid any inconvenience to cumulators, Cyberabad Police have advised the management of the offices located […]

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Modi urges Japanese PM to further ease travel restrictions on Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today raised with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida the issue of further easing travel restrictions to facilitate quarantine-free entry into Japan for travelers from India with vaccination certificates Covaxin and Covishield. The two leaders also agreed to work jointly to implement their decision to have 5 trillion yen in public and […]

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Anthony Albanese says ‘our borders are closed’ despite lifting travel restrictions three months ago

Anthony Albanese has suffered another gaffe, repeatedly claiming ‘our borders are closed’ as Australians prepare to go to the polls. Labor leader Anthony Albanese has come under fire after saying Australia’s borders were closed despite the lifting of international travel restrictions in February. The Labor campaign has been plagued by multiple blunders and mistakes by […]

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Biden eases Cuba travel restrictions: What travelers need to know

NOTFive years ago, the Trump administration implemented policies that severely restricted travel between the United States and Cuba. On Monday, the Biden administration decided to roll back some of those measures and make travel between the two countries a little easier again. The US State Department released a statement that among new measures the Biden […]

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Additional measures to provide timely passport services to Canadians as travel restrictions ease around the world

GATINEAUQC, May 17, 2022 /CNW/ – With the easing of pandemic-related restrictions around the world, interest in travel is increasing among Canadians, and the demand for new or renewed passports is growing along with it. A service Canada is experiencing increases in passport processing times and is responding by prioritizing those with imminent travel and […]

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RTL Today – Eased travel restrictions: Emirates airline announces annual loss “significantly” less than 1.1 billion dollars

Emirates airline reported a “significantly reduced” annual loss of $1.1 billion on Friday, down from $5.5 billion a year earlier, as pandemic travel restrictions ease. Losses amounted to 3.9 billion dirhams ($1.1 billion) in the 2021-22 fiscal year ending March, with revenue up 91% as the airline grew its global capacity and restored flights, Emirates […]

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Countries ease COVID travel restrictions

Countries around the world continue to ease international COVID-related travel restrictions, with the European Union dropping its mask mandate for air travelers starting next week. And COVID travel warnings are also removed. Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention removed all remaining countries from its “Do Not Travel” list. “More and more people […]

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The latest entry rules –

With a coastline of over 9,300 kilometers, a mix of colorful and interesting cities and some of the most breathtaking nature on the continent, Mexico is high on the wish list of many intrepid travelers. In fact, Mexico is the 2nd most visited country in the Americas, with 45 million international tourist arrivals in 2019 […]

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Moncton airport tries to take off as travel restrictions ease – New Brunswick

After two turbulent years due to pandemic-related travel restrictions and economic fallout, the new CEO of the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport is hoping interest in aviation picks up. “The parking lot is full, it looks like an airport again,” Courtney Burns said in an interview Monday. Burns currently serves as the airport’s director […]

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Travel restrictions on international music tours to be eased – The UBJ

Under new rules, UK carriers working on music concerts, sporting events and cultural events will be able to make unlimited international travel. According to the government, UK specialist carriers have been limited to three EU stops per tour since Brexit. However, they will be able to travel freely between the UK, EU and other countries […]

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May 2022 Travel Restrictions Update

May is usually the last chance of the spring travel season to cut travel costs and avoid the summer vacation crowds. While the omicron BA.2 sub-variant remains a threat, many international destinations have eased restrictions to attract foreign visitors. ATHENS, GREECE – APRIL 28: Visitors take photos at Areios Pagos hill, right next to Acropolis […]

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Flight Center (ASX:FLT) earnings rebound as travel restrictions ease globally

Travel retailer, Flight Center Travel Group Limited (ASX:FLT), said it returned to EBITDA profit in March 2022. March 2022 went exceptionally well for Flight Center as its total transaction value (TTV) rose, it generated positive cash flow and maintained a strong liquidity position. Flight Center reportedly said the removal or easing of travel restrictions in […]

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Easing of travel restrictions in Africa sets the stage for large-scale energy events

Photo by John McArthur on Unsplash In order to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, global measures have been implemented to reduce social gatherings and economic activity to limit the potential for exposure. Economies have taken a hit, and Africa has not been spared. Now, as the pace of vaccinations increases and […]

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China’s Covid travel restrictions add to economic pain

China’s zero-Covid policy risks creating even greater economic damage, experts have warned, despite the Omicron wave receding in several regions. Covid-19 cases in six provinces including Shanghai, Heilongjiang and Jilin have plummeted in the past seven days after many residents were barred from leaving their homes for weeks, suggesting the worst of the Omicron outbreak […]

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Biometric passports help lift EU travel restrictions for citizens of Qatar and Kuwait

TECH5 URL: https://tech5.ai/ TECH5 is an international technology company founded by biometrics industry experts, focused on developing disruptive biometric and digital identification solutions through the application of AI and machine learning technologies. TECH5’s target markets include both the public and private sectors with products powering civil ID, digital ID, as well as authentication solutions that […]

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Japanese government adviser plans to propose easing of travel restrictions for tourists: Bloomberg – Mothership.SG

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg A Japanese government adviser is considering proposing a reopening of the country to tourists amid falling new Covid-19 infections, according to Bloomberg. Proposal to submit The official is said to be a member of the Economic and Fiscal Policy Council, which advises Japanese Prime Minister Fumio […]

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Switzerland to lift all COVID-related travel restrictions on May 2

The Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) has lifted all entry restrictions it had in place throughout the pandemic From May 2, Switzerland, which is one of India’s favorite travel destinations, is expected to welcome travelers from around the world as it did before the pandemic. The Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM) has lifted […]

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Travel restrictions “drying up of international business”

Malta’s Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry has blasted Malta’s “draconian quarantines”, calling on authorities to remove COVID-19-related travel restrictions for countries on the red list. With the lifting of several COVID-19 related restrictions announced by Health Minister Chris Fearne, many local businesses in Malta are now considering a return to normal or near normal […]

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Greece becomes latest EU country to remove travel restrictions

Santorini in Greece, which becomes the latest EU country to drop travel restrictions Getty As travel between the US and Europe is expected to unsurprisingly increase 600% from last summer’s figures, Greece becomes the latest European country to drop travel restrictions – 15 EU countries have so far done so, according to The Independent. From […]

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Radisson Hotel Group plans Asia-Pacific expansion as travel restrictions ease

The logo of the Radisson Red hotel group is pictured at its main entrance in central Brussels, Belgium August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MANILA, April 21 (Reuters) – Radisson Hotel Group plans to add 150 hotels in Asia-Pacific this year as it builds on travel, tourism […]

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Capital A calls on Asia to ease travel restrictions

PETALING JAYA: Capital A Bhd appealed to Asian governments to further ease travel restrictions to revive the global economy. Capital A, which is the holding company of AirAsia Aviation Group, notes that the world continues to reopen with higher vaccination rates currently. “We thank the Asean governments for finally reopening the borders. “This is an […]

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Easing of travel restrictions spurs hotel recovery

Recovery support Still, this upward trend is a welcome sign for the sector after nearly two years. Meanwhile, the government has been doling out support through various means to keep hotels afloat. Hotel taxes in 10 of the country’s top tourist destinations have been scrapped for six months as part of an IDR 3.3 trillion […]

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Snapshot: Countries ease travel restrictions in bid to revive tourism industry

For now, Hong Kong remains closed to tourists. Only vaccinated residents are allowed to return from foreign countries. Returning residents must stay in quarantine hotels for at least seven days. File photo As Hong Kong remains closed to tourists, various countries including the UK, US, Thailand and Japan are easing travel restrictions in a […]

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Japan removes travel restrictions for 106 countries

Japan is removing travel restrictions and today expanding daily border mobility for international travelers from 106 countries. The move seeks Japan is today lifting travel restrictions in a bid to revive the economy after the pandemic – Photo: iStock Japan is removing travel restrictions and today expanding daily border mobility for international travelers from 106 […]

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Songkran figures to determine future easing of travel restrictions

A worker sprays disinfectant on buses on Thursday, ahead of the exodus out of Bangkok for the Songkran holiday next week. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut) Further easing of travel restrictions to help the struggling tourism sector will depend on an assessment of the Covid-19 situation after the Songkran holiday next week. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesperson for the […]

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Won’t travel restrictions soon be lifted for students?

Authorities have imposed a lockdown on Shanghai amid a rise in COVID-19 cases in China’s most populous city. The global financial hub is undergoing a two-stage lockdown over more than 26 million inhabitants. Citing local reports, Reuters reported that military and health care workers had been sent to Shanghai to perform COVID-19 tests for all […]

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Travel restrictions: Washington businesses welcome more visitors from British Columbia as restrictions ease

Blaine, Washington. – Brant Baron opened the doors to his Blaine, Washington business on Friday with eager customers waiting. “It was extremely exciting. When we opened today I think we had nine cars up front ready and happy to pick up their packages that they’ve been waiting for a very long time,” said Baron, owner […]

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COVID Travel Restrictions: Germany | Travel DW | DW

Entrance regulations As a general rule, anyone arriving in Germany – whether by plane, car, train or boat – must present either a negative test result, proof of vaccination or documents proving their recovery from COVID-19. Main article: What are the COVID entry rules for travelers to European countries? COVID rules for everyday life Although […]

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Travel restrictions are now history in many parts of Europe

Travelers can move almost freely across Europe again, with many countries further easing or removing restrictions entirely for business and holiday travelers. The latest measures mean it is easier for Australians to visit more of Europe, especially Scandinavian countries, while being frustrated by some restrictions still in place, mainly for unvaccinated travellers, in d other […]

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As travel restrictions ease, dog sitting isn’t for everyone

“I also don’t touch the handrails of the escalators or the poles in the metro. You can’t find out where people’s dogs have gone. Jason Duffy, 48, a producer in Los Angeles, said keeping a dog was like “driving a friend to LAX.” “I love you, but woof,” he said. And, for owners, it’s not […]

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US airlines urge Biden to drop remaining Covid travel restrictions – Business Traveler

Industry lobby group Airlines for America (A4A) – which counts carriers such as AA, Delta, Jetblue, Southwest and United as members – wrote a letter to US President Joe Biden urging him to abandon Covid-era travel restrictions. A4A called on Biden to scrap pre-departure testing requirements and the mandatory wearing of face masks in-flight, saying […]

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Australia further eases travel restrictions

International tourists are urged to book a flight Down Under, as the federal government eases restrictions in a bid to bring travel back to pre-pandemic levels. Nearly two years of border restrictions have crippled Australia’s once-thriving tourism sector. But the government hopes that the relaxation of travel rules will entice more tourists to make the […]

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Singapore to further ease Covid curbs, including travel restrictions

Most cases now have mild or no symptoms Singapore: Singapore will lift restrictions for all vaccinated travelers from next week, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hailing it on Thursday as a “major milestone” in the aviation hub’s efforts to live with Covid-19. The city-state is the latest Asian country to ease travel restrictions in […]

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Relief for Kenyan students as Russia lifts travel restrictions »Capital News

Nairobi, Kenya, March 22 – Kenyans, including students, can now travel to Russia after the country lifted earlier restrictions it placed on various countries. The Russian Embassy in Kenya said on Tuesday that anyone wishing to visit the country can now apply for and obtain their visa at the embassy. “Dear Kenyans! According to Russian […]

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UK removes all Covid travel restrictions

All Covid-19 travel restrictions have been officially lifted for passengers arriving in the UK. The final restrictions, including the end of Passenger Locator Forms (PLFs), were lifted at 4 a.m. Friday, March 18. Passengers who have not been vaccinated against Covid will also no longer have to take tests when visiting the UK. The UK […]

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UK drops COVID travel restrictions : Business Traveler USA

The last of the measures for international travelers, including passenger locator forms, will end on Friday The UK is lifting its remaining COVID travel restrictions from 4am on Friday March 18. The announcement, which came in a tweet from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, said all remaining COVID travel measures would be “cancelled”. The removal of […]

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IAG and airlines rally to ease travel restrictions despite fuel issues

Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines all said demand for air travel was strong Airline stocks were among the best performers as the sector benefited from positive news on several fronts. British Airways and Virgin were among those announcing that passengers are no longer required to wear masks after the UK government lifted […]

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Letters: COVID travel restrictions should be lifted

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, one has to wonder if our Liberal government has the ability to understand the practicality of the decisions it makes on health care policy. Editor: While today we must focus on the tragic events in Ukraine and our thoughts are with those affected by the Russian invasion, we […]

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All travel restrictions removed at Budapest airport, refugees receive help

Flights arrive and depart smoothly and as expected, passenger processes continue as usual at Budapest Airport. Flights to Ukraine and Russia are still suspended, but the war in Ukraine does not affect flights to other destinations. The airport operator, together with the Airport Police Directorate, has developed a procedure for refugees arriving at the airport […]

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s Federal Travel Restrictions Fact Check

As the Alberta government calls on Ottawa to end COVID-19 travel restrictions, Premier Jason Kenney cited scientists and international restrictions as evidence of his decision to do so. In a mid-afternoon tweet on Sunday, Kenney said in a video that he would introduce a motion later this week calling on the federal government to drop […]

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The Fiji Times » Japan eases travel restrictions to Fiji

Japan has joined a growing list of countries that have eased their travel restrictions to Fiji. Tourism Fiji CEO Brent Hill said the Japanese government’s recent announcement to ease its COVID-19 border controls from March 1 meant travelers to the two countries would not have to go through mandatory quarantine. “This is an important milestone […]

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WA border open after two years of COVID-19 travel restrictions, bringing tears of joy to Perth

Western Australia is open after the state’s hard border was removed overnight. “Come home now” was the message to West Australians when it was announced the state would be closed to the rest of the country from April 5, 2020, over fears of the spread of COVID-19. “We will turn Western Australia into an island […]

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Germany and the United States – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Despite concerns about Covid-19 transmission, travel between Germany and the United States is open. But vaccination and testing requirements make it necessary to prepare before you go on a trip. In addition, […]

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Here are the new travel restrictions for Americans traveling to the UK – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Countries frequently update travel guidelines as the level of spread of Covid-19 fluctuates, which means you should be sure to check current travel restrictions as close to your departure as possible. American […]

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Japan eases travel restrictions with new border rules from March

We have always aspired to a Japanese VTL. As travelers from Singapore we are not so lucky again, but at least the Japanese government is now deliberating on border restrictions after the sixth wave of Covid-19 hit the country. Will they be more lax? Well, when we reach March 1, Japan’s borders will still be […]

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JHTA applauds the government’s decision to remove some travel restrictions

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) has applauded the removal of some travel restrictions, which it says will lead to an increase in inbound visitors to Jamaica. The removal would also make it easier for Jamaican business and leisure travelers to travel, the organization said. “Removing these restrictions is a step in the right […]

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Singapore eases travel restrictions and expands VTLs : Business Traveler USA

Requirements for vaccinated travelers to undergo PCR testing on arrival and in quarantine have been dropped Singapore’s Ministry of Health has announced that the country’s COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers have been simplified. Besides the Vaccinated Travel Lane program has been extended and the testing requirements relaxed. Arrivals are now divided into three […]

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Air Canada demands lighter travel restrictions

An Air Canada ticketing station is shown at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette MONTREAL — Air Canada beat expectations by bleeding less cash in its latest quarter, a sign that the airline’s underlying recovery remains on track despite the hit to vacation travel caused […]

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Bristol Airport to hire 400 staff as travel restrictions ease

Bristol Airport plans to hire hundreds of staff as travel demand increases following the easing of restrictions. The transport hub said it was looking to recruit more than 400 employees before the summer season. The airport will host a job fair next month, with other employers based at the site. He said the event would […]

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Mauritius welcomes easing of travel restrictions with Reunion – CAJ News Africa

from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, MauritiusMauritius officePORT-LOUIS, (CAJ News) – Mauritian tourism operators are relieved by the easing of travel restrictions between the country and fellow Indian islander Reunion. The Reunionese prefecture repealed the special provisions made by ministerial decree restricting travel between Reunion, Mauritius and South Africa earlier. This follows […]

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Country may ease entry restrictions for students from March

On February 12, 2022, the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the government is consider raising Japan travel restrictions for non-resident foreign nationals. Local reports indicate an announcement could be made as early as this week. Kishida told reporters: “We will take into account the scientific knowledge we have gained about the omicron variant and […]

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France eases Covid travel restrictions for vaccinated British travelers | Coronavirus

Fully vaccinated Britons will no longer be required to undergo Covid tests to travel to France, opening up travel between countries at the start of the mid-term holiday. Children under 12 are exempt from testing and vaccination requirements. Guillaume Bazard, the Consul General of France in London, announced the change in the rules on Twitter. […]

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“I’m so excited! » : the English appreciate the lifting of restrictions on foreign travel | Travel & leisure

In London St Pancras, a ghost station for much of the past two years, the sun shone through the glass roof and Elton John’s piano, sealed for Covid, rang again. Luckily for Eurostar, the start of the mid-term jaunt meant the return of lines of passengers that meandered along the storefronts, heading for Paris and […]

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France to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated in mid-term boost for Britons

February 9, 2022, 09:03 France is set to relax travel requirements for vaccinated travellers. Photo: Aliyah France has announced it will soon ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers from outside the EU as part of a mid-term boost for Britons. The country’s Europe minister said the country was set to drop the requirement for […]

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Omicron travel restrictions caused UK loss of £7bn

Travel restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 have cost the UK economy an estimated £7billion lost revenue. Research by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the economic cost of ‘ineffective’ travel restrictions introduced by the UK government in the final weeks of 2021 as Omicron spread […]

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NL hotel owners and tourism operators hope after travel restrictions ease

Tourism operators in Newfoundland and Labrador agree that the province’s eased travel restrictions are a big help for the struggling industry, but some question whether it will be enough. As of Saturday, fully vaccinated travelers no longer have to self-isolate upon arrival in the province, but travelers are still required to take a rapid COVID-19 […]

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ECCT urges relaxation of travel restrictions

NEW GENERATION LEADERS: ECCT partners with National Taiwan University and European Union Center in Taiwan to teach students about European entrepreneurship By Crystal Hsu / Staff Reporter The European Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (ECCT) last month called on the government to ease restrictions on international business travel, saying being an open society and integrating […]

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How Covid travel restrictions boosted Google results

The confusion has led to a six-fold increase in searches related to Covid-related travel restrictions. Getty gOogle search trends not only provide a fascinating window into the public’s most pressing questions, but they can also be a huge indicator of what’s generating ad dollars for the tech giant. Simply put, the more searches for a […]

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Travel restrictions on major rigs announced ahead of big winter storm

BOSTON – A powerful winter storm expected to produce blizzard conditions on Friday and Saturday is prompting residents of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States to prepare for snow, wind and colder temperatures . Heavy snowfall and high winds are expected to begin in parts of the Carolinas and Appalachia Friday evening, […]

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Palace adviser says easing of travel restrictions aligns with ‘rampant mood’

FILE A security guard holding a sign reminding people of social distancing walks past Filipino foreign workers who were quarantined for weeks after returning home as they waited for return flights to their hometowns in across the country, at Manila International Airport o. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP) MANILA, Philippines — The government’s decision […]

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Updated travel restrictions for South Africa

Several countries and airlines have announced easing travel restrictions for South Africa as governments seek to move into the endemic phase of the Covid-19 pandemic. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will lift its entry and transit ban on South Africa and other African countries from Saturday, January 29. Restrictions have been in place since the […]

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Island nations devastated by COVID-19 travel restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on destinations around the world that rely on tourism, and island nations in the Caribbean have been among the hardest hit economically. Kalim Shah, assistant professor of public policy at the University of Delaware, can provide insight into pandemic-related trends in U.S. travel to major island vacation destinations and […]

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IATA: IATA pushes for relaxation of travel restrictions

MUMBAI: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), an airline trade body, has urged governments to remove all barriers to travel, including quarantine and testing, for people fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by WHO. As COVID-19 continues to evolve from pandemic to endemic, IATA has called for quarantine-free travel for unvaccinated travelers with a negative […]

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When is the next travel update? When UK Covid travel restrictions could be lifted – and what the new rules could be

Boris Johnson has stressed the importance of getting the Covid shot if people want to travel abroad this summer The Prime Minister has announced that Covid-19 testing for fully vaccinated travelers arriving in England will be scrapped. The exact date of the rule change has yet to be confirmed, but it is expected to come […]

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Zambales eases travel restrictions for vaccinated residents │ GMA News Online

The provincial government of Zambales has eased travel restrictions for vaccinated residents after it stopped requiring COVID-19 testing of vaccinated people. According to Circular Memorandum No. 2022-04 dated January 21, all residents and non-residents only need to present an authentic vaccination card upon entering the province. However, people with symptoms, even if fully vaccinated, had […]