Articles tagged “quarantines”

Business Travel

Hong Kong Cuts Quarantine to 14 Days After Global Companies Complained

Hong Kong officials claimed they were not bowing to pressure, but just following science. The new ruling shaves just seven days off quarantine times, but global executives have to see this as a victory — for now.

Hong Kong Cuts Quarantine to 14 Days After Global Companies Complained

Tourism

Thailand Considers Dropping Quarantines Again for Vaccinated Visitors

More signs of Omicron waning. Thai officials are mulling whether to drop quarantine requirements yet again for vaccinated tourists entering the country.

Thailand Considers Dropping Quarantines Again for Vaccinated Visitors

Airlines

Short-Staffed Travel Companies Could Get Relief From CDC Quarantine Cut to 5 Days

Just last week Delta Air Lines CEO asked the CDC to cut quarantine times, saying the "Omicron surge may exacerbate shortages and create significant disruptions.” That has certainly proven to be true in the past four days, and now U.S. health officials seem to get the message by cutting isolation time for the asymptomatic in half.

Short-Staffed Travel Companies Could Get Relief From CDC Quarantine Cut to 5 Days

Coronavirus

Germany to Mandate Quarantines on Travelers From UK

It's going to be a long winter as Omicron triggers lockdowns, and hospitals in some destinations get overwhelmed.

Germany to Mandate Quarantines on Travelers From UK

Tourism

UK to Remove Last 7 Countries From Travel ‘Red List’ Requiring Quarantines

The long nightmare for travelers is over for hotel-quarantine hell in the UK. But officials say they reserve the right to toss countries back on to its red list.

UK to Remove Last 7 Countries From Travel ‘Red List’ Requiring Quarantines

Tourism

Thailand to Lift Mandatory Quarantine for Vaccinated Visitors From 46 Countries

Thailand — like many tourism-dependent destinations — has been hit hard by Covid, so lifting quarantine requirements for large numbers of vaccinated visitors will undoubtedly provide a significant boost to its economy.

Thailand to Lift Mandatory Quarantine for Vaccinated Visitors From 46 Countries

Tourism

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Singapore is playing a balancing act: Reopening the city-state wider to international travelers while Covid cases are spiking. It's a delicate test to revive the tourism and business economies.

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Business Travel

U.S. CDC Eases Recommendations on Travel to 110 Countries and Territories

The CDC's recommendations are still somewhat confused, but the easing of these restrictions is a big step in the travel recovery.

U.S. CDC Eases Recommendations on Travel to 110 Countries and Territories

Business Travel

Biden Relaxing Outdoor Mask Guidance Offers More Potential for Travel

President Biden echoing the new CDC guidance on masks outdoors is one more step toward a pandemic recovery and instilling confidence in travelers looking to take it outside this summer.

Biden Relaxing Outdoor Mask Guidance Offers More Potential for Travel

Tourism

France Toughens Covid Curfews and Quarantine Rules for Visitors

Some of France's European counterparts — including the UK — have taken tougher Covid stances so the government thinks it had better get aligned and be tougher.

France Toughens Covid Curfews and Quarantine Rules for Visitors