Hong Kong Removes International Travel Quarantine

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After more than two and a half years of stringent pandemic control measures, the Hong Kong government has announced the end of formal quarantine for international travelers. According to Hong Kong’s leader, incoming travelers will no longer be required to quarantine in designated hotels as the city looks to remain competitive and open up to […]

The German Government Tightens COVID Regulations For Fall And Winter Travel

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As part of Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Cabinet, legislation was approved Wednesday to continue basic protection against the Coronavirus pandemic during the fall and winter. During the presentation of these rules – which include the new requirement to wear N95-type face masks on train, bus, and plane rides – images were published of Habeck and the […]

Greece Is Removing Covid Travel Restrictions Ahead Of Summer Holidays

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In Greece, starting May 1st, visitors will no longer need to provide proof of a vaccine, recovery from Covid, or a test upon entry, regardless of vaccination status. Likewise, tourists will no longer need a Covid vaccination certificate in order to enter bars, restaurants, and other attractions. By June, it is also expected that face […]

Thailand Ends COVID-19 Tests For Vaccinated Tourists

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Thailand announced Friday that it would stop requiring travellers to get vaccinated against Covid-19, a move aimed at reviving the tourism industry hit by the pandemic. Although tight border restrictions helped limit infection and death rates in the kingdom in 2020, they brought the country’s tourism industry to its knees — which accounted for about […]

flydubai Launches New Flights To Mykonos And Santorini

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flydubai, based in Dubai, has relaunched summer direct flights to Mykonos and Santorini in Greece. Three flights per week are scheduled to Mykonos International Airport (JMK) and Santorini (Thira) Airport (JTR) from June 24 to September 18. Residents with vaccination certificates from health authorities can visit Greece without being quarantined on arrival, and vice versa. […]

South Korea Will Lift The Covid-19 Quarantine In Late May

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According to Yonhap News Agency, the South Korean public health agency said on Friday that the quarantine will be fully lifted for COVID-19 patients by the end of May. The Korean Disease Control and Prevention Agency also plans to lower COVID-19 to its second-highest level out of four, enabling clinics and hospitals to treat patients […]

Thailand Scraps Covid-19 Pre-Travel Testing To Boost Tourism

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The Thai government announced Friday that travelers will no longer need to take the Covid-19 test before boarding a plane under plans intended to revive the pandemic-hit tourism industry. Taweesin Visanuyothin, the spokesman for Thailand’s Covid-19 task force, said visitors will be tested on arrival in Thailand from April 1, rather than within 72 hours […]

From April 1, South Korea Allowing Quarantine Free Visits For Vaccinated Tourists

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Travel restrictions for South Koreans are being eased, despite its worst Coronavirus outbreak. Beginning April 1, fully vaccinated tourists will be able to fly into the country without quarantine. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety announced that South Korea will recognize more vaccinations, including those administered outside of the country, which will let more […]

Israel Starting Direct Flights To Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt In April

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Next month, Israel will launch direct flights to Sharm el-Sheikh on Egypt’s Red Sea coast, expanding air links between the two nations. According to a statement from the Israeli prime minister’s office, flights are expected to begin during the interim days of Passover next month from Ben Gurion International Airport to Sharm el-Sheikh. Israeli Prime […]