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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of June 12, 2021
European Travel News
“European Travel Forecast Shows Desired Destinations For U.S. Travelers This Summer”
– via Forbes
What European destinations are topping the search queries for U.S. travelers? Find out here.
“Italy bans cruise liners from Venice, after years of hesitation”
– via Reuters
“Italy on Tuesday banned cruise liners from Venice lagoon to defend its ecosystem and heritage, moving to end years of hesitation and putting the demands of residents and culture bodies above those of the tourist industry.”
Travel Trends News
“United CEO voices optimism on future of travel”
– via Travel Daily
“Probably next summer will be the biggest year in (air travel) history for Europe…”
Which means that this summer is the perfect time to visit Europe!
“Passport renewal delayed for months as international travel soars”
– Via WPTV
Is your passport expired or expiring? Be sure to apply for a new one ASAP and request expedited service.
COVID-19 Travel News
“10 things we learned about Covid travel this week”
– via CNN
The latest learnings in COVID travel over the past week. Click to read all 10.
“Spectators Will Be Barred at Tokyo Olympics Amid New Covid Emergency”
– via The New York Times
“Organizers announced in June that domestic fans would be allowed, despite concerns that the Games could be a superspreader event. A sudden rise in cases upended those plans.”