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American Airlines Launches Health Passport for International Travel to the US

American Airlines Launches Health Passport for International Travel to the US

While the app will be available for all American customers, at this time the use of the app to verify test information is not incumbent upon all customers, as they may use alternate methods to verify their requirements to the airline. More information on the app may be found here. As US testing requirements are […]

Canada Considers Ban On Outbound International Travel

Canada Considers Ban On Outbound International Travel

Canadians looking to escape the cold winter and take a sunny beach vacation may want to do that sooner rather than later.  The Canadian government is considering more travel restrictions including a possible ban on international outbound travel.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government is  “always open to strengthening them as necessary,” reported CTV […]

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Whilst international travelers arriving in Thailand at present are few and far between, those planning on visiting the Land of Smiles in the near future are to be forced to pay a tourist fee upon arrival. The idea of countries implementing a fee or tax on foreign travelers is not a new one, with several […]

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate

US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate

With a risk-based, layered approach to health and safety throughout every aspect of travel, it’s possible to both protect public health and allow travel to safely resume Continue reading US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel testing mandate at eTurboNews | Trends | Travel News Online. The post US Travel: We appreciate CDC international travel […]

The Philippines is open for ‘international travel bubbles’

The Philippines is open for ‘international travel bubbles’

Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said that the country is open in creating “international travel bubbles” with neighbouring countries that would kickstart international tourism. Puyat claimed that these travel corridors need strict enforcement of health and safety protocols that will be established by both countries. “Whenever feasible, the Philippines is willing to […]

New Zealand to ask international travellers to show negative COVID-19 results

New Zealand to ask international travellers to show negative COVID-19 results

New Zealand will ask international travellers from most countries to show negative COVID-19 test results before boarding flights to the country as new contagious variants of COVID-19 spread across globally. “Given the high rates of infection in many countries and evidence of the global spread of more transmissible variants, it’s clear that most global air […]

Government introduces new rules for International Travel

Government introduces new rules for International Travel

International passengers returning to Australia will now be required to provide a pre-flight negative COVID test, while masks will become compulsory on all flights, under new National Cabinet measures. At a special meeting between State premiers and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, it was also agreed that National Cabinet will now meet every fortnight, following the […]

Qantas Re-Opens International Bookings For July

Qantas Re-Opens International Bookings For July

In a move that signals that brighter times are around the corner, Australia’s national carrier Qantas has put tickets to international destinations on sale from July 1st. Qantas is Australia’s most popular airline, and the decision to offer tickets in the middle of the pandemic has started a conversation surrounding travel in the country. With […]

Ontario unveils pilot programme for free Covid test of international passengers

Ontario unveils pilot programme for free Covid test of international passengers

Canada’s Ontario government said it is launching a pilot programme that will test international travellers returning to the province for COVID-19 at Toronto Pearson International Airport as a way to identify and stop the spread of the virus. “Beginning today, the province, in partnership with the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, will offer free and voluntary […]

COVID-19 restrictions remain in place at Fiji’s Nadi International Airport

COVID-19 restrictions remain in place at Fiji’s Nadi International Airport

Fiji Airports chairman Geoffrey Shaw confirmed today that Fiji’s main international airport will continue to restrict access to its passenger terminal due to the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 restrictions have been in place at Nadi International Airport since March of 2020 as a health and safety requirement, including banning non-passengers from entering the airport terminal, and […]

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