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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of June 7, 2021
European Travel News
“New EU travel certificate will help vaccinated tourists hop across Europe starting in July”
– via USA Today Travel
“European Union lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a new travel certificate that will allow people to move between European countries without having to quarantine or undergo extra coronavirus tests, paving the way for the pass to start in time for summer.”
“Europe Hotspots Opening: France, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Italy Ready For Tourists, Travel Pass And Rules For Entry”
– via Forbes
All of the latest news for European travel for the summer so that you can plan accordingly if you’re traveling this month.
Travel Trends News
“US takes first step towards relaxing Covid travel bans”
– Via Financial Times
Will America open its borders to foreign tourists for the first time in over a year? Possibly soon!
“CDC issues new travel advice for more than 120 countries”
– via CNN
“As more people get vaccinated and the spread of Covid-19 becomes more controlled, public health officials are issuing new travel advice for more than 120 countries.”
“‘Have Shot, Will Travel’, Tripadvisor Research Reveals COVID-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations”
– Via Hospitality Net
“Study of first-party Tripadvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis highlights rising confidence to travel among global vaccinated populations, with North America and Europe leading tourism recovery”
COVID-19 Travel News
“Six months of COVID vaccines: what 1.7 billion doses have taught scientists”
– via Nature
“At a pivotal moment in the pandemic, Nature explores key questions about the vaccines that countries are racing to deliver while viral variants spread around the globe.”
“Just over 50% of eligible Americans are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. But pace needs to pick up before a dangerous variant can take hold, Fauci says”
– via CNN Health
America’s vaccination program has been a success, but more widespread vaccination needs to be in place to stop the spread of the new Delta variant.