EU looks at vaccine certificates to help summer tourism By AP | Last Updated: 16th January, 2021, 15:38

The European Union is looking at a common vaccine certificate to help get travelers to their vacation destinations

EU looks at vaccine certificates to help summer tourism

UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazil coronavirus variant UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazil coronavirus variant

The Brazilian variant shares some characteristics with those found in Britain and South Africa


Paris to turn iconic Champs-Elysées into £223million 'extraordinary garden' Paris to turn iconic Champs-Elysées into £223million 'extraordinary garden'

Stretching 1.2 miles between the Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe, the boulevard has long drawn in tourists


British Airways launches suitcases made with parts of retired Boeing 747s British Airways launches suitcases made with parts of retired Boeing 747s

The airline's new limited edition 'BOAC Speedbird suitcases' pay tribute to its retired Boeing 747 aircraft


Amsterdam could ban tourists from its cannabis shops from next year Amsterdam could ban tourists from its cannabis shops from next year

The city's mayor Femke Halsema has submitted a proposal to the Amsterdam city council 


Luxury hotel creates rooms specifically designed for allergy-prone guests Luxury hotel creates rooms specifically designed for allergy-prone guests

A luxury hotel has unveiled new 'hypoallergenic rooms' where everything from the bedding to the wallpaper


World's most powerful passports for 2021 released World's most powerful passports for 2021 released

A UK passport just got more powerful as global rankings have shifted for 2021


Tourism leads to less pessimistic tax forecast for Hawaii Tourism leads to less pessimistic tax forecast for Hawaii

Hawaii’s Council on Revenues on Thursday offered a less pessimistic outlook for state tax revenue


American Airlines is grounding emotional-support animals American Airlines is grounding emotional-support animals

American Airlines is banning emotional-support animals in a move that will force most owners to pay extra 


Why flight crews often get to avoid tough quarantine rules
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Countries around the Asia-Pacific region have closed borders and imposed strict quarantine requirements


Alberta leader reverses course, punishes for pandemic travel Alberta leader reverses course, punishes for pandemic travel

Alberta’s premier has reversed course and is now punishing members of his government for vacationing outside Canada


Bali's Kuta Beach cleared of tons of plastic waste Bali's Kuta Beach cleared of tons of plastic waste

Tons of trash have washed onto Bali's famous Kuta Beach, prompting locals to spend the first day of the new year


Toggi World reopens, draws huge crowd Toggi World reopens, draws huge crowd

After a closure of over nine months since March 19 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the theme park reopened on the first day of the New Year adhering to recommended health guidelines


Travelers with COVID-19 are selfishly endangering others. Experts call the problematic behavior 'truly reckless.'
Travelers with COVID-19 are selfishly endangering others

Experts say that the message is out there about the importance of wearing face masks and physical distancing


Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit Gibraltar’s border with Spain still in doubt after Brexit

While corks may have popped in London and Brussels over the end to a four-year saga known as Brexit


 Beijing tells residents to stay put for holidays Beijing tells residents to stay put for holidays

Beijing has urged residents not to leave the city during the Lunar New Year holiday in February


Australian expeditioner evacuated from Antarctica in five-day mission Australian expeditioner evacuated from Antarctica in five-day mission

An Australian expeditioner has been medically evacuated from Antarctica following a five-day mission involving ships


No cafes, no tourists: Virus empties streets of old Athens No cafes, no tourists: Virus empties streets of old Athens

It’s been a while since visitors to Greece sought out souvenirs in Athens’ oldest neighborhood


Biggest circular tomb in the ancient world to open in Rome Biggest circular tomb in the ancient world to open in Rome

A 13-year restoration has come to an end, and it is due to be opened to the public in March 2021


How tourism, gentrification and a pandemic have changed Asia's street food scene How tourism, gentrification and a pandemic have changed Asia's street food scene

Taiwan surpassed 250 consecutive days without a locally transmitted case of Covid-19


More EU nations ban travel from UK, fearing virus variant More EU nations ban travel from UK, fearing virus variant

A growing list of European Union nations and Canada barred travel from the UK on Sunday 


Isaan road trip: Searching for normalcy in Thailand's northeast Isaan road trip: Searching for normalcy in Thailand's northeast

Where can we go that will relax, excite and uplift us in ways that we used to take for granted when traveling?


Cocaine 'ghost boat' washes up in Marshall Islands Cocaine 'ghost boat' washes up in Marshall Islands

Police in the Marshall Islands have found their biggest drug haul ever, in an abandoned boat washed ashore on a small atoll


British Travel Awards winners list for 2020 as Brits voted for favourite firms British Travel Awards winners list for 2020 as Brits voted for favourite firms

The British Travel Awards winners list for 2020 is here - as voted for by members of the public


South Africa closes beaches to fight resurgence of COVID-19 South Africa closes beaches to fight resurgence of COVID-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the closure of many of the country’s beaches


Covid has shuttered the ski season in the Alps Alps' top ski destinations are closed

France's recent decision to shut down ski lifts due to Covid fears will have been a disappointment for many winter sports enthusiasts


Icebreaker leaves Australia after 150 Antarctica trips Icebreaker leaves Australia after 150 Antarctica trips

The giant orange icebreaker Aurora Australis left Australia for the final time on Saturday after more than 150 trips to Antarctica


Protesters against tunnel close UK’s prehistoric Stonehenge Protesters against tunnel close UK’s prehistoric Stonehenge

The protesters, who described themselves as an alliance of local residents, ecologists, activists, archaeologists and pagans, gathered at Stonehenge


China flight attendants advised to wear diapers for Covid protection China flight attendants advised to wear diapers for Covid protection

"It is recommended that cabin crew members wear disposable diapers and avoid using the lavatories barring special circumstances to avoid infection risks"


Canary Islands look for Covid-19 PCR tests for tourist Canary Islands look for Covid-19 PCR tests for tourist

As of December 10, the Canary government says international holidaymakers won't be required to take a full PCR test within 72 hours


Airlines' hand luggage rules for 2021 Airlines' hand luggage rules for 2021

Airlines' hand luggage policies can be tricky to navigate. After all, every airline has its own policy 


China's COVID-free 'Hawaii' chases local tourist dollar with a vengeance China's COVID-free 'Hawaii' chases local tourist dollar with a vengeance

Millions of domestic tourists are descending on China’s southernmost island province of Hainan


Universal Orlando offers sneak peek of new Jurassic World themed rollercoaster Universal Orlando offers sneak peek of new Jurassic World themed rollercoaster

Universal Orlando's upcoming Jurassic World rollercoaster is one of the most highly-anticipated new rides opening in 2021


Wuhan attempts to woo back travelers as pandemic fears ease Wuhan latest tourism video leaves netizens divided

The video was originally posted on Visit Wuhan's Weibo platform in Chinese on November 13 then later shared on Facebook in English with a similar message


Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites

Climate change is increasingly damaging the U.N.’s most cherished heritage sites


This global airline has no passengers, no cargo and flies just one way This global airline has no passengers, no cargo and flies just one way

The team at Jet Test and Transport runs a global airline -- but the planes fly on a one-way trip without passengers or cargo


Iceland says travellers who had Covid-19 won't need to quarantine or get tested Iceland says travellers who had Covid-19 won't need to quarantine or get tested

Travellers who head to Iceland will be exempt from the 14-day quarantine and Covid-19 testing rules…


The luxury megayacht that looks like a shark The luxury megayacht that looks like a shark

Lazzarini Design Studio are pushing the boundaries even further with a brand new design that's shaped like a shark


Emirates is offering free 5-star Dubai hotel stays with its Economy flights Emirates is offering free 5-star Dubai hotel stays with its Economy flights

The airline is launching a special offer where, when you book return flights to Dubai


62.2pc tourists prefer staying in hotel amid pandemic: Survey 62.2pc tourists prefer staying in hotel amid pandemic: Survey

Bangladesh, like most countries in the world, had enforced a shutdown to curb the spread of Covid-19

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