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EU Makes Progress on Covid-19 Digital Certificate for Travel

EU ambassadors have agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for the Covid-19 Digital Green Certificate for travel.

EU Pushes for June Launch of Digital Green Certificate for Travel

The EU has decided for the Digital Green Certificate proposal to be taken forward as a matter of urgency in order for it to be in force by June.

Greece Presents Tourism and Travel Revival Plan to EU Ministers

EU tourism ministers were recently introduced to a detailed plan drawn up by Greece for a pan-European opening of travel.

Commission Set to Extend EU Roaming Rules 

The European Commission has proposed an improved set of roaming rules for citizens traveling in the EU.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Calls for EU Task Force to Restore Travel

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, a group of more than 60 travel organisations, has called for the creation of Commission-led Task Force to restore freedom of movement.

PM: Greece Prepares to Welcome Tourists Safely for Summer

Greece's priority is to make travel safe and easier, the country's prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said during the Nueva Economia Forum organized by Spain.

Sweden, Austria, Denmark to Introduce Vaccination Certificate 

Austria, Denmark and Sweden are among the countries planning to introduce a Covid-19 vaccination certificate to facilitate travel.

EU Proposes ‘Dark Red’ Covid Zones, Stricter Travel Controls

EU leaders are proposing the designation as “dark red” of Covid-19 hot spots from which travel would be discouraged.

Greece Ready to Address Brexit Challenges

The Greek government has taken actions to cover legislative and administrative needs, and provide information to citizens and businesses, following the UK's exit from the EU as of December 31.

EU Cooperates with EASA to Launch Common PLF for Safe Arrivals

The EU is cooperating with EASA to launch a first pilot version of a common digital PLF to ensure safe arrivals for member states in Covid-19 times.

Heraklion Glimmers in Europe’s Travel Gloom, Says Report

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, ranks as the EU’s most resilient major city in terms of tickets issued for travel between October 1-December 31 this year.

Greece – EU Discuss Joint Tourism Protocols for Covid-19

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and EU officials discussed the need of a common approach to health and safety protocols to facilitate travel in Europe.

EU Countries Agree on Common Approach to Travel Restrictions Linked to Covid-19

EU ministers have agreed to coordinate better on Covid-19 travel measures with a 3-common criteria, a colour-coded map and a framework for possible restrictions.

EU Tourism Ministers Call for Coherent European Response to Preserve Free Movement

EU tourism ministers are calling for a coherent European response to help the recovery of travel and tourism from the Covid-19 pandemic.

IATA Calls for EU States to Adopt Commission’s Proposal on Open Borders

IATA is calling on EU member states to adopt the proposals of the European Commission to better coordinate and communicate on travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

EU Looks to Make Travel Easy with Colour-coded Covid-19 Map of Countries

The European Commission has proposed to simplify travel during Covid-19 times with a common colour code for destinations and a set of measures.

EU Updates ‘White List’ of Countries Free to Travel

The EU has updated its initial list of countries for which member states can gradually begin to lift coronavirus travel restrictions.

EU Releases ‘Safe’ List of Nations Welcome for Tourism

Americans and Russians will not be able to visit any EU countries in the coming period, according to a “safe” list announced in Brussels, the EU’s headquarters.

Europe’s Lawmakers Want Stronger Actions to Rescue Tourism

European lawmakers have appealed for additional measures to salvage the EU’s tourism and travel sector.

EU Court Exempts Permanent Residents from Visa Rule

Family members of EU citizens who are not nationals of a member state but hold a permanent residence card should be able to travel visa-free to EU, according to a court decision.