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    Vaccinated travellers are welcome to Mauritius without quarantine starting July 15

    The post Vaccinated travellers are welcome to Mauritius without quarantine starting July 15 appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Mauritius will welcome international travellers on 15 July. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 with the first phase, from 15 July to 30 September 2021, enabling vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island. Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy facilities within their chosen resort premises, including the swimming pool and beach. If guests stay over 14 days and have negative PCR tests during their stay in the resort, they will be able to explore the island’s attractions. However, for shorter stays, they…

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    Thailand’s tourism minister proposes golf quarantine to boost travel

    The post Thailand’s tourism minister proposes golf quarantine to boost travel appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Thailand’s tourism minister said he had proposed a plan to allow foreigners to quarantine in some of the country’s many golf resorts to boost the ailing tourism sector during the coronavirus pandemic. “We are discussing with the Public Health Ministry and the country’s coronavirus taskforce to offer hotel and golf quarantine for tourists with medical certificates,” minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said. Foreign tourists would be able to spend the two-week quarantine period at a specified resort and move around in the hotel area and also play golf, he said, rather than…

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    No quarantine for vaccinated tourists in Seychelles

    The post No quarantine for vaccinated tourists in Seychelles appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As vaccine rollout is underway in many countries, foreign travellers who have been inoculated may enjoy a quarantine-free visit in Seychelles. Seychelles has reopened its borders to international tourists from countries under the Category 1 and 2 lists or if they are arriving via private jet from elsewhere. All travellers are required to present either negative PCR result within 72 hours of arrival or to quarantine for 10 days. Under the new scheme, vaccinated travellers must provide proof of a negative result from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of their…

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    US to require incoming passengers to quarantine upon arrival

    The post US to require incoming passengers to quarantine upon arrival appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Passengers flying to the US will be tested for COVID-19 before boarding a flight into the country, and they would need to undergo quarantine upon arrival, US President Joe Biden has announced. Unveiling his national strategy to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, Biden, during his remarks at the White House, said this strategy was created in response to address the past administration’s failure to act with ‘the urgency and focus and coordination we needed’. “In light of the new COVID variants that we are learning about we are instituting new measures…

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    Thailand may fully reopen soon; considers no quarantine for vaccinated travellers

    The post Thailand may fully reopen soon; considers no quarantine for vaccinated travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Thailand is considering allowing vaccinated travellers to skip the mandatory quarantine. Under the proposed plan, aptly named “Welcome Back to Thailand Again,” the kingdom hopes to see travellers return by the third quarter of this year. Travellers need to present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations (both doses) and the usual visa requirements. If the plan pushes through, Thailand could be the first Asian country to fully reopen its tourism. Vaccinations are rolling out in several countries and global estimates suggest that one billion people will be inoculated globally by…