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    Europe’s vaccine “Green Pass”: How does it work?

    The post Europe’s vaccine “Green Pass”: How does it work? appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Part of the world has started to reopen, the COVID-19 vaccine will be a new entry requirement for some destinations and travel providers.  Many destinations will accept proof of vaccination to allow some travellers to skip COVID-19 tests and lengthy quarantines. This proof, in some countries, may come in the form of a vaccine passport. In mid-May, the European Union confirmed it would reopen to fully vaccinated travellers starting from mid-June. Seven EU member states (Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Croatia and Poland) issued the first EU Digital COVID Certificates on…

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    Madeira opens up to vaccinated tourists with ‘green corridor’

    The post Madeira opens up to vaccinated tourists with ‘green corridor’ appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. For those who have been vaccinated and are wondering where to travel, there is good news as the archipelago of Madeira in Portugal has launched a green corridor for vaccinated travellers. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Madeira has been considered one of the safest destinations in Europe and has been widely praised for its handling of the Covid-19 crisis. Despite currently being on the red list in the UK, due to being part of Portugal (although it is geographically over 1,000 kilometres from the mainland), there is no evidence…

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    Flights and holidays cost surge in UK to countries on green list

    The post Flights and holidays cost surge in UK to countries on green list appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Under the latest traffic light scheme, the UK government confirmed a ‘green list’ of quarantine-free travel destinations on Friday. The green list scheme, which went into effect on May 17th, includes far-flung destinations like Brunei and the Falkland Islands, as well as iconic vacation destinations like Portugal and Singapore. Flights to Portugal are near twice the price after 17 May, when the new traffic light system comes into force International flights prices are expected to spike as Brits desperate to book a getaway boost demand. Prices to…

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    Brit bookings to Green List countries jump by 500%

    The post Brit bookings to Green List countries jump by 500% appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. In a study of bookings and searches from 1-9 May conducted by Adara, it shows that bookings immediately jumped by a near 500% increase from 8 May, when the Green List was announced. With the transport secretary, Grant Shapps, revealing the 12 nations and territories that have qualified for “no quarantine” status, ADARA has analysed searches and bookings to green tier destinations. The study found that the most popular ‘green’ tier country for UK travellers is Portugal (68.2% share of all green tier bookings), followed by Australia (9.5% of all…

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    Dubai Sustainable Tourism launches green initiative

    The post Dubai Sustainable Tourism launches green initiative appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Dubai Sustainable Tourism (DST), part of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) to further Dubai’s position as one of the world’s leading sustainable tourism destinations, has launched the ‘Get into the Green Scene’ initiative. The objective will raise awareness of the city’s sustainable attractions and highlight the ease of incorporating sustainable practices into everyday life. The launch of the ‘Get into the Green Scene’ initiative includes a sustainability calendar, featuring a series of environmental days throughout the year and ways in which people can engage within the theme of that…