Princess Cruises Extends Pause for Australia & New Zealand

Princess Cruises is extending its pause in cruise vacations in Australia/New Zealand to Jan. 27, 2022 due to the uncertainty in the region.
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The U.S. Reopens in November to Fully Vaccinated Travelers

The United States will reopen in November to fully vaccinated air travelers from 33 countries and most of Europe.

USTOA Active Members React to EU Removal of U.S. from Safe List

USTOA released new findings from a survey following the European Union’s announcement to remove the United States from its “safe list.”
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Saint Lucia’s Rebound Amidst the Covid Pandemic

During a press briefing this week, Hon. Ernest Hilaire, Minister of Tourism for Saint Lucia reported on the island’s rebound amidst the Covid pandemic.
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Sandals Resorts Launches Sandals Vacation Assurance

Sandals Resorts International has launched Sandals Vacation Assurance, a comprehensive vacation protection program for guests impacted by COVID-19 related travel interruptions. 

Chile Reopens to Vaccinated Travelers

As of Oct. 1, 2021 Chile will once again be welcoming travelers from around the world after over a year and a half with closed borders and restrictions.
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High Expectations for Holiday Travel

MMGY Travel Intelligence's 2021 “Fall Edition” of its "Portrait of American Travelers" survey shows strength in traveler sentiment and expectations for holiday travel.
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Global Trade Discusses the State of International Travel

Today, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) hosted a discussion via Facebook Live on the State of international Travel.

Tauck Requires Vaccine for All Guests

Tauck will now require all guests ages 12 and over to present proof of being fully vaccinated at the start of their trip.

Spain Continues to Welcome Vaccinated U.S. Travelers

Spain will continue to welcome vaccinated travelers from the U.S. to enter the country, starting on Monday, Sept. 6.

Anguilla Lifts Quarantine Requirements

Anguilla has lifted all quarantine requirements for international visitors staying at hotels or villas, regardless of their length of stay. 

Collette Continues European Tours Amidst Changes

Collette announced that it will continue to operate tours to the European Union, amidst changes made for unvaccinated travelers earlier this week.
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Puerto Rico: Level 4 Very High Risk & Revised Protocols

Puerto Rico has revised its protocols and the CDC puts the island back on its list of “ Level 4: Very High” Covid-19 travel risk.
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What’s Next for Travel?

During this year’s ASTA Convention, Sandra McLemore, travel TV host and president of Travel Marketing & Media asked “What’s Next for Travel."
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G Adventures’ New Vaccinated Tours Program

G Adventures announced its new Vaccinated Tours program, with each trip having a fully vaccinated chief experience officer and fully vaccinated travelers.
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Elite Island Resorts Requires Covid-19 Vaccine

Elite Island Resorts announces that as of Sept. 1, 2021, all guests over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.  
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Puerto Rico Requires Vaccinations for All Guests

Puerto Rico has announced that beginning Aug. 16, vaccinations will be required for all guests and employees of hotels, paradores, guesthouses and short-term rentals on the island.

Uniworld Requires Guests to be Fully Vaccinated

Effective immediately, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises announced that it will require all guests to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Dubai: A Year Since Reopening

As Dubai marks a year since reopening its borders on July 7, 2020, the latest data published shows the city welcomed 3.7 million overnight visitors.
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U.S. Citizens Can Return to the Czech Republic

As of June 21, 2021 U.S. citizens are allowed to return to the Czech Republic under the same rules that applied before the pandemic.