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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of April 12th, 2021
European Travel News
“Europe Warms To Summer Vacations—But You Will Need To Pack A Covid Certificate”
– via Forbes
On Tuesday, the EU Justice Commissioner stated that the “Digital Green Certificate” would allow travel until the WHO declares the end of the pandemic.
“Americans may be able to travel to Europe again this summer. Their hosts may not be vaccinated.”
– via The Seattle Times
“Americans could soon be ready to travel the world again, and many countries are eager to welcome U.S. tourism dollars back. But with most of the world lagging behind the United States in vaccinations, there could be uncomfortable disparities between travelers and their hosts.”
“This European Island Wants To Pay You To Visit”
– via Forbes
If you’ve been wanting to visit Malta, now is the time! The Malta Tourism Board is paying for three-night stays at select hotels in an attempt to jumpstart tourism.
Travel Trends News
“It’s Not Just You: Many Are Placing Bets on Summer Travel”
– Via The New York Times
As travel seems more realistic for Summer 2021, we’re seeing airline prices increase in line with pre-pandemic levels, proving that sentiment around travel is changing as vaccination programs continue.
“2021’s Top US and International Summer Travel Destinations”
– via Travel Pulse
“Allianz Partners recently analyzed more than 985,000 flight itineraries for trips of five to eight days to determine the most popular domestic and international destinations for summer travel in 2021.”
“How long will it take to overcome our pandemic travel anxiety?”
– via the Washington Post
Do you have travel anxiety? How can you overcome it? Find out in this feature.
COVID-19 Travel News
“EU Countries Move Towards COVID Passes to Reopen Summer Travel”
– via US News and World Report
“European Union countries formally agreed on Wednesday to launch COVID travel passes as a step towards reopening to tourism this summer and will negotiate details with the bloc’s lawmakers in May, two diplomatic sources said.”
“With both vaccinations and COVID cases on the rise, where can I fly right now?”
– via Fortune
Take a look at the current airline trends and where people are flying right now.