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Wanderer’s Weekly Travel News for the week of May 3rd, 2021
European Travel News
“‘It’s time to book your holiday’: Italian PM announces new travel passes for summer”
– via The Local IT
“From the second half of June the European Green Pass will be ready,” Draghi announced at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon following a meeting between G20 tourism ministers.
“Vaccinated Tourists Could Soon Be Allowed to Visit Again, E.U. Says”
– via The New York Times
“The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, proposed that the 27 member countries reopen their borders to all travelers who have been fully vaccinated with shots approved by the bloc’s medicine regulator or by the World Health Organization. The commission also outlined other, looser, pandemic-related conditions that should permit people to travel.”
Travel Trends News
“US Travel to Europe: How To Show you’re vaccinated, when you can go”
– Via Business Insider
Confused about how you can make the trip to Europe this summer? Find out everything you need to know in this article.
“Aviation, travel groups urge fully reopening U.S.-UK travel market”
– via Reuters
A coalition of U.S. and European travel, airline, union, business and airport groups on Monday called for fully reopening the U.S.-UK air travel market “as soon as safely possible.
COVID-19 Travel News
“US declares support for patent waiver on Covid-19 vaccines”
– via The Guardian
The US has stated that it will support for a patent waiver on Covid-19 vaccines in order to expedite their production and distribution around the world.”
“Will Covid-19 vaccines protect you against variants? 9 questions about variants, answered.”
– via Vox
All the questions you want answered in regard to the COVID-19 variants and the current vaccination program.