Travel Week in Review – June 11th, 2021

Travel Week in Review – June 11th, 2021

Hawaii has been one of the world’s strictest destinations during the coronavirus pandemic, but Gov. David Ige sees light at the end of the tunnel. Ige said Friday that as long as COVID-19 vaccination rates in Hawaii continue to rise, he will end travel restrictions starting with flights between the Hawaiian islands. Beginning June 15, travelers will be able to fly freely inter-island without needing a COVID test or vaccination. Read More…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased COVID-19-related travel warnings on more than 100 countries and territories this week, offering hope that there is a light at the end of the tunnel for international travel. As part of its reclassification, the CDC moved 61 countries down from its highest “Level 4” warning, Reuters reported, and moved another 50 countries and territories to “Level 2” or “Level 1.” Read More…

As cybercrime rises, so do the scams and travel is not immune. In fact, with so much pent-up demand in the industry, prices are rising and so are the number of people who are spoofing websites in order to lure in the vulnerable. Has anyone offered you free or nearly free trips recently? Rock-bottom deals in a market that is oversaturated with rising prices are tempting but most likely not legit. Phone calls, emails, and postcards with travel offers. Read More…

This week, seven countries in Europe—Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, and Poland—launched the first digital Digital Green Certificates for travelers, including vaccinated Americans. The E.U. is calling the early rollout a broader tourism opening’s “warm-up phase,” during which member states have the option to voluntarily begin their certification program before it becomes available in all 27 E.U. countries on July 1. Read More…

As the 2021 summer travel season kicks off, more U.S. states are loosening or lifting any lingering COVID-19 restrictions. Now that roughly half of Americans have received at least one dose of the vaccine and infection rates are consistently falling, consumers are feeling more confident and are getting ready to take off on those long-awaited post-pandemic vacations. Read More…


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