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The Netherlands has banned flights from 17 countries and imposed a new local curfew

The Netherlands has halted flights from 17 countries to reduce the number of infections and prevent the spread of the new Coronavirus strains. The COVID-19 mutations were first found in the U.K. and...

Germany is tightening restrictions and extending the current lockdown until mid-February

Germany is extending its lockdown restrictions due to concerns over the new Coronavirus variants. The current lockdown started in mid-December and was set to expire at the end of January.  On January 19,...

Thailand’s luxury-quarantine reopening plan did not work as expected

Thailand offered tourists to spend quarantine in a number of its luxurious resorts. However, a bare fraction of the expected travelers did show up. According to Thailand Longstay Company, only 346 overseas visitors...

Canadian government considering an international outbound travel ban

The Canadian government is considering tighter travel restrictions with a possible international outbound travel ban. According to CTV News, the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is keen on strengthening the measurements, if necessary.  Government officials...

Costa Rica is fully open with only a few restrictions but struggles to attract tourism

Costa Rica has recovered most of its air routes that were closed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, tourist traffic remains low. Between August and December 2020, Juan Santamaria International Airport...

U.S. Mexican border closure extended again until February 24

The United States and Mexico have extended their land border closure until at least February 24, because of increasing coronavirus incidence. The closure came into effect on March 21, 2020, to reduce...

U.A.E. no longer on U.K. corridor list

The United Arab Emirates has been removed from the U.K.’s list of travel corridors. The mandatory quarantine came into effect after 04:00 GMT on Tuesday, January 12, for passengers arriving from the U.A.E....

Thailand considering using golf resorts for quarantine to attract more tourists

On Monday, January 11, Thailand’s Tourism Minister, Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, confirmed that a new plan to boost tourism is being discussed.   The country is about to allow foreigners to spend quarantine in some...

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