Travel security zones will be no-tourist zones

Tourism Fiji CEO Brent Hill and Permanent Secretary of Health Dr James Fong. [Image: Fijian Government] Hotels and tour operators in Fiji that welcome tourists must all become Care Fiji Commitment certified by the COVID-19 Risk Management Working Group. The Care Fiji Commitment certification will be the industry standard for COVID-safe tourism. All hotels and tours will need to meet …

Travel Safe Alliance Malaysia to reopen tourism

Four major players in Malaysia’s tourism, trade events and airline industry have come together to speed up destination preparation and facilitate Malaysia’s reopening to business and leisure travelers. Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (MACEOS), Malaysian Hotel Association (MAH), Malaysian Association of Travel and Travel Agents (MATTA) and Malaysia Aviation Airlines Group (MAG) made up of Malaysia …

EU reviews remove US from safe travel list as Covid cases soar there

The EU is considering removing the US from its safe travel list, meaning it would recommend unvaccinated US travelers who wish to enter bloc countries, including France, to have a key reason to to come. If France chooses to follow this, it would mean removing the United States from its national “green” list, presumably on its orange list. This means …

US to be removed from EU travel ‘safe list’: report

The European Union reportedly intends to recommend its member countries to reinstate restrictions on travelers from the United States due to the rising level of COVID-19 infections. EU diplomats speaking to The Associated Press said the recommendation to reverse a June decision to lift restrictions on U.S. travelers could come as soon as this week. However, the PA reports that …

Some tips for your next road trip

There is nothing worse than a 12 hour international flight across the ocean with eyes wide open the whole journey with no hope of sleeping. Deprived of sleep, you will experience significant jet lag for at least two days. And that could be a problem whether you are going on a family vacation or for a presentation to an international …

Is summer travel safe with the delta Covid variant? Safety tips and rules

As summer draws to a close, the highly transmissible delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which is now dominant in the United States, raises questions about everything from when it will be safe to return to work to ensure child safety in schools. For many people, summer travel plans are also in limbo. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

This travel app makes international travel safe and much cheaper

TLDR: With a premium TravelHacker subscription, users can instantly book the cheapest international flights while tracking global reopening and travel restriction alerts. Almost everyone likes to go out and see the world. There isn’t much in life that is as calming and revealing as traveling around the world. However, travel is also time consuming, stressful, and full of logistics and …

Greater Manchester trams are packed despite ‘travel security guards’ on board

Greater Manchester’s METROLINK tram operators face criticism after photos were taken inside a traffic jam filled with passengers despite ‘travel security officers’ on board. © Shane Stephenson / SWD Media Operators blame personnel levels for Tuesday afternoon’s incident, which meant it was impossible for anyone to socially distance themselves – but it appeared most were wearing masks. They say they …

Autos to have UID, details can be checked on app, Auto News, ET Auto

Ghaziabad: A rickshaw full of passengers near the Kaushambi bus station, amid the ongoing COVID pandemic, in Ghaziabad. (Photo PTI / Vijay Verma) ( Ludhiana: Knowing your rickshaw driver is just one click away, as the Ludhiana police have developed a system to register all three-wheelers and give them a unique identification number (UID). A mobile app called SafeAutoPb has …