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    Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers

    The post Greece opens doors to welcome international travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Greece has formally opened to visitors, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Greece also opened its museums, including the Acropolis museum, home to renowned sculptures from Greek antiquity. As of now, foreign tourists will be allowed in Greece if they have been vaccinated or can show negative Covid-19 test results. Travel between regions, including to the islands, will also be allowed for those with negative tests or vaccinations. “Greece is offering what people need. Calm and care-free moments on the…

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    EU to open doors to vaccinated foreigners

    The post EU to open doors to vaccinated foreigners appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. European Union (EU) countries has agreed to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-EU visitors ahead of the summer tourist season, a move that could open the bloc’s door to all Britons and to vaccinated Americans. Ambassadors from the 27 EU countries approved a European Commission proposal from 3 May to loosen the criteria to determine ‘safe’ countries and to let in fully vaccinated tourists from elsewhere. They are expected to set a new list this week or early next week. Based on data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention,…

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    UK risks increasing isolation if it continues to keep doors closed to international travel: WTTC

    The post UK risks increasing isolation if it continues to keep doors closed to international travel: WTTC appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The UK risks becoming increasingly isolated if it continues to keep the doors closed to significant international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The warning from WTTC, which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, comes as figures reveal that forward bookings for international flights are lagging far behind the increased capacity generated by extra flights scheduled. Airlines have dramatically increased flights to popular holiday destinations – many of which are still on the government’s ‘amber list’ – in anticipation…