The world of travel is constantly evolving, and this week is no exception. From new travel restrictions to exciting new destinations, here are 13 travel stories you need to know about:
- The United Kingdom has added several new countries to its travel red list, including Brazil, South Africa, and India.
- The European Union has announced plans to launch a digital vaccination passport to facilitate travel within the EU.
- American Airlines has announced plans to resume flights to Iceland and Israel this summer.
- France has extended its lockdown measures until the end of April in response to rising COVID-19 cases.
- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new guidelines for fully vaccinated travelers, stating that they can travel safely within the US without testing or quarantine.
- Dubai has announced plans to open a new theme park called “The World of The Hunger Games” in October 2023.
- The European Union has approved the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12-15.
- The US State Department has issued a travel warning for Mexico due to crime and kidnapping risks.
- The UK has announced plans to establish a “green list” of countries that Britons can travel to without having to quarantine upon their return.
- United Airlines has announced plans to resume flights to Croatia and Greece this summer.
- New Zealand has announced plans to establish a travel bubble with Australia, allowing quarantine-free travel between the two countries.
- The US State Department has announced plans to increase the number of refugee admissions to the US to 125,000 in the next fiscal year.
- The Canadian government has announced plans to require air travelers to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding their flight.
These stories reflect the constantly changing landscape of travel, and it’s important for travelers to stay informed of the latest developments in order to make informed decisions about their travel plans.