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Kenya Reopening Borders For Tourism on August 1st

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that Kenya will be reopening for international tourism on August 1st, 2020. The move came as pressure mounted to restart the country’s battered economy after nearly four months of covid-19 restrictions that have devastated key industries such as tourism.

Albania Has Reopened For Tourism – All Countries Welcome

Albania officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 1, 2020 allowing tourists from all countries and nations to enter without restrictions. Albania started lifting restrictions on June 1st for its closest neighbors crossing via land borders, and finally lifted all entry restrictions and travel bans for air and sea borders as of July 1st.

Croatia Becomes Latest Country to Exempt Vaccinated Travelers From Pre-arrival Testing Requirements

Fully vaccinated travelers from any country will now be able to travel to Croatia without the need to get tested or self-isolate upon arrival, according to the government, becoming the latest country to welcome tourists who have received the jab.

Vaccinated Travelers Looking for a Beach Getaway Can Head to Phuket in July

The popular Thai island of Phuket will start welcoming vaccinated travelers in July, according to reports, months earlier than initially expected. Travelers who have been fully vaccinated will not have to undergo a quarantine to visit the beach destination after the country's coronavirus task force on Friday gave them the all-clear to start welcoming tourists this summer, Reuters reported Friday. By then, the island plans to have inoculated 70% of its residents.

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French St Martin Is Now Open for Tourism

The French side of St Martin is now officially open for tourism, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. The destination quietly reopened to both European and non-European tourists, including those from the United States. “You will be hosted in completely safe conditions in the various accommodations on the French side of St Martin,” St Martin’s tourism agency said in a statement. “They are ready and waiting for you — you have been missed.” St Martin

Maldives Travel Restrictions: Latest Advice, Entry Requirements for Tourists

The Maldives reopened its borders in July 2020 with testing requirements for visitors and enhanced health and safety protocols in place across the country's nearly 1,200 islands. Situated in the Arabian Sea in the northern Indian Ocean a few hundred miles southwest of India and Sri Lanka, the Maldives has something to offer everyone seeking a quintessential vacation after a challenging year, including relaxation, romance and plenty of adventure. But before you visit, there are some things you need to know.

Covid-19: Hotel quarantine for 'high-risk' Ireland arrivals

Mandatory hotel quarantine is now in place for all travellers arriving into the Republic of Ireland from 33 countries deemed "high risk" for Covid-19 transmission. Passengers must book and pay for a 12-night stay from a selection of dedicated hotels across the country. The time could be reduced if someone receives a negative Covid-19 test on day 10 of quarantine.

Nepal is officially open to travellers inoculated with Covid-19 vaccines

Nepal on Thursday enforced new travel rules removing the quarantine requirements for foreign tourists who have got both doses of Covid-19 vaccine, in an attempt to give a boost to pandemic-depressed travel and tourism business.

Australia Just Extended Its COVID Travel Ban for Another 3 Months

Australia is officially extending its international travel ban for three more months. Australia's government announced Tuesday that it is extending the travel ban through June 17, 2021. The initial ban had been set to expire on March 17, however, the government noted fear that the rest of the world "continues to pose an unacceptable public health risk" to its borders, Australia's 7 News reported.

Ecuador: Covid-19 Entry Requirements For Travelers

Ecuador is a destination that has it all – mountains, jungles, beaches, busy cities, untouched nature, and everything in between. Ecuador’s low cost of visiting and hugely diverse tourism industry has seen the nation growing in popularity over the last few years. During the pandemic, those wishing to escape south have been looking towards Ecuador for their easier to fulfill entry requirements than many other countries in the region.