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Articles tagged “borders”

Coronavirus

Australia Slightly Reopens for International Travel

The door is barely opening for international travel in Australia, but it won't be a silver bullet to reviving the country's tourism industry until a broader reopening takes place.

Australia Slightly Reopens for International Travel

Tourism

Canada’s Tourism Leaders Push U.S. Border Reopening

Canada's draconian restrictions will likely ease in the coming weeks, but what they'll consist of and whether a clear reopening plan will come as fast as tourism officials want remain unclear.

Canada’s Tourism Leaders Push U.S. Border Reopening

Tourism

Australia Sticks by Plan to Reopen Border in the Middle of 2022

Australia has had better fortunes in containing the pandemic than many other countries, partly by closing its international borders in March last year. Yet keeping borders sealed until mid-2022 could hurt many tourism brands.

Australia Sticks by Plan to Reopen Border in the Middle of 2022

Airlines

Border Security Officials Face Tough Tech Investment Choices When Travel Eventually Returns

Many border security agencies aren't ready to cope with a return to pre-pandemic levels of travel if they have to track additional pieces of information like traveler health. Blame the holdup on a debate about tactics and tech, not just budgetary shortfalls.

Border Security Officials Face Tough Tech Investment Choices When Travel Eventually Returns

Online Travel

Managing Foreign Visitor Data Is Getting a Pandemic Rethink Across Travel

New tech launched today in Seychelles spotlights the issues many border agencies will face when collecting coronavirus-related health data from travelers.

Managing Foreign Visitor Data Is Getting a Pandemic Rethink Across Travel

Tourism

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

The U.S. once aspired to be an example to the world in its organizational feats. But not in 2020. The country's chaotic response to the pandemic may cost the travel industry dearly as bans against U.S. visitors spread.

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

Coronavirus

Spain Speeds Border Opening to June 21 for Schengen Tourists

Spain Speeds Border Opening to June 21 for Schengen Tourists

Tourism

Canada and the U.S. Slated to Extend Travel Ban Through July

No "bienvenue" for you. The United States and Canada appear set to agree to keep their 5,500-mile border closed to nonessential traffic, as the coronavirus continues to spread in both nations.

Canada and the U.S. Slated to Extend Travel Ban Through July

Tourism

Italy Asks Fellow European Union Nations to Welcome Italian Visitors Soon

Germany, Switzerland, and Lithuania seem the most willing to reopen their borders to Italians soon, but expect other countries to be more reticent.

Italy Asks Fellow European Union Nations to Welcome Italian Visitors Soon

Coronavirus

EU Health Agency Slams Border Closures as Too Late and Costly to Tame Coronavirus

The fine print in this Tuesday report by Europe's top health agency is that border controls can sometimes be effective in delaying an epidemic at its start or in isolated regions. In other words, now that the pandemic is unleashed, many travel restrictions aren't worth the cost to society.

EU Health Agency Slams Border Closures as Too Late and Costly to Tame Coronavirus