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    Foreigners with valid visas can travel to the Philippines

    The post Foreigners with valid visas can travel to the Philippines appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Foreigners bearing valid visas can now travel to the Philippines but are still subjected to strict health and quarantine protocols. The new resolutions came after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) amended its earlier provision that bans travellers from countries where there is community transmission of the new COVID-19 variant. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in a press statement that foreigners with valid visas, including personnel of accredited international organizations, and spouse and minor children of Filipino citizens, are allowed to travel to the…

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    More foreigners can now travel to the Philippines

    The post More foreigners can now travel to the Philippines appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Bureau of Immigration will allow more foreigners to travel to the Philippines following the government’s COVID-19 task force has expanded the list of foreign nationals allowed entry in the country. The new list includes foreigners with valid working visas, student visas, Special Visa for Employment Generation (SVEG) and Special Investors Residence Visa (SIRV) under Executive Order 63. The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) releases Resolution 98 that adds holders of Special Resident Retirees Visa (SRRV) and the temporary visitor’s visa to enter the Philippines,…

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    Back to square one? Philippine gov’t suspends entry of foreigners

    The post Back to square one? Philippine gov’t suspends entry of foreigners appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In order to contain the sudden surge of coronavirus infections in the country, the Philippine government will suspend the entry of foreign nationals starting 18 March until 19 April. Incoming travellers, except for overseas Filipino workers and medical workers, will be denied entry to the country and limit inbound arrivals to a maximum of 1,500 passengers. Following this, the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) directed airlines to scale down and cancel some of their international flights. According to the Manila International Airport Authority, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) records…

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    Foreigners Who Travel to Maldives Will Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccines, the Country Says

    Dreaming of getting your coronavirus vaccine with a side of stunning beach views? Government officials of the tourism-dependent Maldives have announced plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to international visitors as an incentive to reopen travel. The South Asian nation’s tourism minister said on CNBC this week that a new Maldivian tourism campaign, dubbed ‘3V,’ for ‘Visit, Vaccinate, Vacation,’ aims to make shots available for vacationers who travel to Maldives, once all local residents have been offered a vaccine.  “The main idea of tourism being open is to provide a reasonably safe tourism with minimum inconvenience,” Maldivian Tourism Minister Abdulla Mausoom said in an interview. “So once the country gets vaccinated,…

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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,…