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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of April 19th, 2021
European Travel News
“France Plans to Reopen to Vaccinated Americans This Summer”
– via Condé Nast Traveler
“French President Emmanuel Macron is “finalizing” plans to allow inoculated Americans to visit this summer as part of a broader tourism reopening, he told CBS on ‘Face the Nation’ this Sunday.”
“Greece lifts quarantine requirement for US, EU, others”
– via ABC News
Get ready for your Greek summer getaway because Greece announced on Monday that they would be lifting quarantine restrictions for travelers from the US who provide a negative PCR test or vaccine certificate.
Travel Trends News
“Ready to visit Europe? Airlines adding flights to countries relaxing COVID-19 restrictions for vaccinated visitors”
– Via USA Today
United Airlines announced new flights for summer 2021 to Athens, Reykjavik, and Dubrovnik. Where will you visit first?
“Here are all the travel credit card welcome bonuses you need to know about”
– via CNBC
“Thanks in part to the expanded Covid-19 vaccine rollout, Americans everywhere are beginning to make travel plans for the first time in more than a year.
Credit card issuers, in response, have been releasing limited-time promotions ahead of this summer season to help consumers offset their travel purchases and earn more on their everyday spending.”
COVID-19 Travel News
“WTTC Report: 62M Travel And Tourism Jobs Lost Globally in 2020”
– via Forbes
The new Economic Impact Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council found that more than 62 million jobs were lost in 2020 with contributions to the global GDP falling from 10.4% to 5.5%
“How to Travel Safely During Covid: What Doctors Recommend After Getting a Vaccine”
– via Bloomberg
Take notes for your next trip after you’ve been vaccinated!