Destinations International NewsBrief

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Canada and the U.S. have extended a land-border closure for non-essential travelers, and air passengers arriving in Canada will continue to be tested for COVID-19 ahead of a hotel quarantine period,...
April 2021
The Expedia Group travel booking company is updating the experience of its app and websites to focus more on working with consumers on their trips, rather than just focusing on the volume of bookings.
April 2021
France started testing a digital health pass this week, making it the first European country to trial the much-talked-about concept aimed at restarting international travel. To start, the health pass...
April 2021
Greece says its tourism services will open on May 15 when a ban on travel between different regions of the country will also be lifted.
April 2021
Ibiza's tourism minister has announced plans to reopen the country starting in June with the introduction of vaccine passports. The country expects to have operational vaccine passports, which will...
April 2021
Two recent reports show the airline industry in the U.S. is bouncing back. Airlines Reporting Corp. announced accredited travel agencies totaled $2.8 billion in net sales for March 2021, an 82...
April 2021
According to an April 2021 travel rewards survey from U.S. News & World Report, a majority of Americans are eager to travel again. In particular, 40% say they're ready to take a road trip.
April 2021
Effective April 28, travelers arriving in Puerto Rico without a negative PCR test will be charged a $300 fine and will be required to obtain a molecular PCR test on the island within 48 hours of...
April 2021
Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has officially announced their new scripted series "Life's Rewards" will be premiering May 10 on Amazon’s Prime Video. This is a totally first-of-its-kind television show...
April 2021
The U.S. State Department has added at least 116 countries this week to its "Level Four: Do Not Travel" advisory list, putting the U.K., Canada, France, Israel, Mexico, Germany and others on the list...
April 2021

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