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reuters.com - UK's Heathrow Airport flags tepid travel recovery until 2026
UK's Heathrow Airport flags tepid travel recovery until 2026
Reuters

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Britain's Heathrow Airport Ltd said on Tuesday it was still reporting losses and does not expect air traffic to recover completely until at least 2026 even as the travel industry gathered steam in the third quarter on easing…

whitehouse.gov - A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The White House

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global threat to our health and safety. COVID-19 has resulted in more than 733,000 deaths in the United States and more than 4,932,000 deaths…

cnn.com - By Betsy Klein, CNN  - Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month
Biden administration details new plans for air travel for foreign nationals starting next month
CNN

(CNN) The Biden administration on Monday outlined new details of its plans to allow Covid-19-vaccinated foreign nationals to travel to the United States again starting November 8, including details on which vaccines will be permitted and who will…

japantimes.co.jp - Noriko Kawamura - Online tours offer rare benefit for Japan's pandemic-hit travel industry
Online tours offer rare benefit for Japan's pandemic-hit travel industry
The Japan Times

Online tours in Japan arranged by travel vendors in an attempt to address restrictions on overseas travel amid the coronavirus pandemic are catching on among people looking for easy and inexpensive ways to experience a bit of the unusual. Some…

reuters.com - Jose Devasia - Vaccinated but stuck: Indians await WHO nod for homegrown shot to travel abroad
Vaccinated but stuck: Indians await WHO nod for homegrown shot to travel abroad
Reuters

PANDALAM, India, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Stuck in a village in southern India for nine months and unable to return to his job in Saudi Arabia, Sugathan P.R. is hoping the World Health Organization will approve the Indian COVID-19 shot Covaxin, paving…

forbes.com - Jemima McEvoy - Biden Administrat Mandates Covid Vaccines For Foreign Travelers And Testing For U.S. Residents
Biden Administrat Mandates Covid Vaccines For Foreign Travelers And Testing For U.S. Residents
Forbes

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reuters.com - Singapore adds Australia, Switzerland to quarantine-free travel programme
Singapore adds Australia, Switzerland to quarantine-free travel programme
Reuters

SINGAPORE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Singapore will allow quarantine-free entry to travellers vaccinated against COVID-19 from Australia and Switzerland from Nov. 8, the city-state's aviation regulator said on Tuesday. Singapore is slowly re-opening its…

reuters.com - Biden issuing new order lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions, imposing vaccine rules
Biden issuing new order lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions, imposing vaccine rules
Reuters

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden is issuing an order on Monday imposing new vaccine requirements for most foreign nationals traveling to the United States by air effective Nov. 8, the White House said. Biden is also lifting…

reuters.com - U.S. climate envoy Kerry to travel to UK, Italy for climate talks
U.S. climate envoy Kerry to travel to UK, Italy for climate talks
Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry, will travel to London on Oct. 26 to continue talks with counterparts from China on efforts to address the climate crisis, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.

ft.com - Maria Shollenbarger - Travel news: time to hit the road again
Travel news: time to hit the road again
Financial Times

Go west . . . and northwest The US reopens its borders to fully vaccinated Brits and Europeans in November after a frustrating summer of “No”, and the West Coast has some timely hotel debuts to mark the occasion.

forbes.com - Siladitya Ray - Hong Kong Will Tighten Covid Rules Despite No Local Outbreaks To Improve Chances Of Quarantine Free Travel With China
Hong Kong Will Tighten Covid Rules Despite No Local Outbreaks To Improve Chances Of Quarantine Free Travel With China
Forbes

Hong Kong on Tuesday announced it will tighten its Covid-19 restrictions to bring them on par with the rules imposed in China as it attempts to improve its chances of beginning quarantine free travel between the island territory and the mainland…

independent.co.uk - Helen Coffey - Under 18s won't need to be vaccinated for travel to US
Under 18s won't need to be vaccinated for travel to US
The Independent

The US has confirmed that under 18s won't need to be vaccinated in order to travel there when the country reopens to Brits and other nationalities next month. From 8 November, the blanket travel ban that has been in place for those in the UK…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Coronavirus latest: Singapore expands vaccinated travel lane to Australia, Switzerland
Coronavirus latest: Singapore expands vaccinated travel lane to Australia, Switzerland
日本経済新聞

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus that was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Cumulative global cases have reached 244,117,098, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has…

foxnews.com - Bailee Hill - Florida mom and adopted children stranded in Bulgaria due to vaccine requirement to travel
Florida mom and adopted children stranded in Bulgaria due to vaccine requirement to travel
Fox News

A Florida mother, who adopted two children in Bulgaria, is stranded after the State Department denied a visa application for her son. Amy Dobrikova joined 'Fox & Friends First' expressing her frustration over the matter, saying this isn't the…

coindesk.com - Tether Partners With Identity Startup Notabene on Travel Rule Compliance
Tether Partners With Identity Startup Notabene on Travel Rule Compliance
CoinDesk

Stablecoin issuer Tether is taking steps to be more compliant with global crypto regulations. Tether announced on Tuesday that it has begun a trial partnership with Notabene, a digital identity startup that provides know-your-customer (KYC)…

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