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Stakeholders push Malaysia reopening borders to vaccinate travellers

Stakeholders push Malaysia reopening borders to vaccinate travellers

The post Stakeholders push Malaysia reopening borders to vaccinate travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Various stakeholders have called the federal government to come up with a proper plan for Malaysia reopening to vaccinate travellers. Bukit Gasing assemblyman Rajiv Rishyakaran suggested for the federal government to open the country’s borders to […]

Covid-19 variants bring new blow to the open borders of Europe

Covid-19 variants bring new blow to the open borders of Europe

The post Covid-19 variants bring new blow to the open borders of Europe appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. European countries are again tightening borders to limit travel to keep the spreading of the new virus variants under control. It is now becoming a common practice in the face of Covid threats, […]

Former WHO epidemiologist urges Australia to shut borders

Former WHO epidemiologist urges Australia to shut borders

Australia should shut its borders to overseas travellers immediately and build specialist quarantine centres, according to a former World Health Organisation epidemiologist. Adrian Esterman, a biostatistics expert at the University of South Australia, told 3AW that no overseas travellers should be permitted in Australia until the country’s most vulnerable people and quarantine workers are vaccinated […]

These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week

These are new lockdown travel rules as South Africa reopens 20 land borders this week

South Africa is reopening 20 land border crossings to allow normal travel from this week, lifting restrictions implemented last month to control rising coronavirus infections. This was revealed by the Home Affairs Ministry. The ministry said land border points, including those with Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana, would reopen after being closed on 11 January. “The […]

Mauritius unveils Covid-19 vaccination programme as it plans to safely reopen borders to tourism

Mauritius unveils Covid-19 vaccination programme as it plans to safely reopen borders to tourism

The Republic of Mauritius has begun the vaccination of staff in the tourism industry in preparation of reopening its’ borders later in 2021. Mauritius is the first country in the world to classify staff who work in the tourism sector as front line to ensure they are fully protected when travel restrictions are lifted. The […]

Borders Currently Open American Travelers In February

Borders Currently Open American Travelers In February

Bermuda Entry requirements: Travelers (aged 10 and above) to Bermuda are required to present a negative PCR test result taken no more than 5 days prior to departure. A second test will be taken at the airport upon arrival, and travelers will be required to quarantine, generally up to 24 hours, until the result is […]

EU Council Recommends Opening Borders For More Third-Party Countries

EU Council Recommends Opening Borders For More Third-Party Countries

Under the new suggested criteria, more countries would be eligible to join this list under their current epidemiological situations. Furthermore, as more countries flatten their curves and inoculate their citizens, their downward numbers could make them eligible to join in the near future, especially if the council updates the lists on a frequent basis. So, […]

IATA Calls for Governments to Reopen Borders

IATA Calls for Governments to Reopen Borders

IATA director general, Alain de Juniac, during his first Covid-19 briefing for 2021 has called for governments to focus on reopening borders to international aviation. Before we get into discussing the virus, I would like to extend the sympathies of the industry to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in […]

France Closes Borders To Non EU Countries

France Closes Borders To Non EU Countries

There are a number of countries that are exempt from the ban. These countries are Australia, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore and Thailand. These countries are exempt as they are not considered a risk due to their low levels of Covid-19. Other countries in the Schengen Area, such as Switzerland and Norway, were […]

Himachal opens borders. No e-pass or COVID test required to travel to the hill state from now on

Himachal opens borders. No e-pass or COVID test required to travel to the hill state from now on

As borders slowly open up in India, travelling to the hill state of Himachal Pradesh just got easier as it has reopened borders from now on. While the central government had done away with the rule requiring an e-pass for interstate travel, a few states still mandated it, including Himachal Pradesh. But this is going […]

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