Vaccinated Travelers Face Chaos and Confusion

Governments, tourism boards, airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and cruise operators, along with tour bus drivers, housekeepers, local guides, pilots, restaurateurs, museum operators, bed-and-breakfast hosts, entertainers, caterers, fishermen, shopkeepers and bar owners — in short, all the people standing to profit from tourism dollars — are facing extreme economic pressure not to lose out on another tourism season. The past year without travel, when international arrivals dropped from 1.5 billion to 381 million, was devastating. For many, another similar year would be unthinkable.

And so an already stressed system has been forced to confront an existential quandary: Do

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European Commission Proposes Easing Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Travelers | Health News

The European Commission outlined plans on Monday that would allow people who are fully vaccinated to travel to the European Union.

The commission proposed that member states ease the current COVID-19 restrictions that are in place on non-essential travel into the EU “to take into account the progress of vaccination campaigns and developments in the epidemiological situation worldwide.”

The current restrictions, which ban travel from all but seven countries to the bloc, have been in place since July 1, 2020.

The proposal includes allowing entry to the EU for non-essential reasons to not only people from countries with “a good

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EU plans summer opening for vaccinated tourists

(CNN) — After nearly a year of closed borders, the European Union could open in June to fully vaccinated vacationers from countries with low Covid infection rates in time for summer under a plan revealed on Monday.

The easing of restrictions on nonessential travel, which will be welcomed by countries desperate to revive struggling tourism industries, would also allow for an “emergency brake” should infection rates rise again.

Reflecting success with vaccination programs, the EU also wants to relax qualification rules for adding to its safe travel list of countries whose travelers don’t need to be vaccinated or to

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St Kitts and Nevis Shortens “Vacation in Place” for Vaccinated Travelers

Another Caribbean destination has begun easing its travel requirements for vaccinated visitors. 

Effective May 1, fully vaccinated air travelers to St Kitts and Nevis will have their “vacation in place” period reduced from 14 days to nine days. 

Fully vaccinated travelers can move freely throughout their approved hotel, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities. 

Travelers are considered fully vaccinated when two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine. 

Travelers need to show their official vaccination card. 

Vaccinated visitors still need to complete

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Vaccinated Americans are traveling to these vacation destinations

As travel restrictions continue to ease around the globe in response to coronavirus vaccination rates, Americans are looking forward to seeing the world.

More than 43% of Americans say they wouldn’t feel guilty about traveling right now and 77.6% of Americans say they have a summer vacation planned already, according to an updated travel report from Destination Analysts.


When it comes to where vaccinated Americans intend to go as the pandemic winds down, Satchelle Global CEO Edyta Satchell told Fox News that certain parameters are driving current travel trends.


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Limits on official travel for federal employees remain in place, even if vaccinated

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to ramp up across the country, the Biden administration will continue to discourage official travel for the federal workforce.

Business travel for federal employees is still limited to mission critical trips, even if they’re fully vaccinated. And the administration is still discouraging international travel if at all possible, according to new guidance from the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, which posted Friday.

Exceptions include military deployments, COVID-19 response missions and diplomatic activities that can’t be done remotely.

The latest directions comply with updates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made recently to its own travel

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