Germany Will Allow Vaccinated Travelers to Skip Quarantine and Testing
The German government plans to allow visitors who have been vaccinated against or recovered from COVID-19 to skip mandatory testing and quarantines. It also will permit travelers who test negative for COVID-19 to leave quarantine early. German lawmakers approved the changes on Wednesday, the Associated Press reported, noting that the relaxed restrictions won't apply to travelers from countries where variants of concern are clustered.
French Polynesia, Caribbean Islands Closing Its Borders to All Tourists
French Polynesia and islands in the French Caribbean have closed their borders as new coronavirus variants surge around the world. French Polynesia, which boasts overwater bungalows and brilliant aqua water over 118 Islands, including Tahiti and Bora Bora, will cut off travel from all countries on Feb. 3, according to Tahiti Tourisme.
ARMENIA REOPENING FOR TOURISM – ALL COUNTRIES WELCOME
On August 12, 2020, Armenia lifted the ban on foreigners entering the country and officially reopened for international tourism. Armenia, a landlocked nation bordering Turkey and Georgia, is one of the oldest countries in the world and is rich with ancient history, ruins and archaeological sites.