Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News (Week of May 10, 2021)


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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of May 10th, 2021

European Travel News


“Factbox: The EU’s proposed COVID-19 travel certificate”

– via Reuters

EU governments convened on Tuesday to continue the discussion surrounding the highly anticipated COVID-19 certificate in order to allow citizens the ability to travel freely across the bloc in time for summer travel. All the current known details can be found within this article!


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“Merkel Hopeful on Europe Summer Travel Even Without Vaccine”

– via U.S. News

“If you look at the low incidence (of COVID-19) that some of our European partner countries already have,…then I’m very hopeful that we can also generally afford to do what was possible last summer, too,” Merkel said.”

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Travel Trends News


“The Meteoric Rise Of Ancestry Trips To Europe”

– Via Travel Agent Central

During the pandemic, many Americans dove into researching their ancestry and genealogy, causing an increased interest in “heritage trips.”


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“A New Kind Of Luxury Travel In Europe: 10 Can’t-Miss Glamping Spots”

– via Forbes

While millions of us are thrilled with the news that vaccinated travelers will be able to visit Europe this summer, not all of us are ready for busy cities or bustling resorts. Check out these glamping spots instead!


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COVID-19 Travel News


“COVID vaccine: Who in Europe is leading the race to herd immunity?”

– via EuroNews

Which European country has administered the most jabs thus far? Check out the latest data here.


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“Nearly a Third of the U.S. Population Is Fully Vaccinated Against Covid-19”

– Via The Wall Street Journal

Cases in the US have remained under 50,000 for nearly a week. Read this and more about updates regarding COVID-19 in the US.


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“Europe dares to reopen as 200 millionth vaccine dose delivered”

– via Reuters

“With 200 million vaccine doses delivered, the European Union is on track to achieve its goal of inoculating 70% of its adult population by summer, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen tweeted on Sunday.”


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