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EU Urges Member States to Lift Restrictions for Travelers from Ukraine

The European Council has recommended for member states to lift restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU for travelers from Ukraine.

Travelers from Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Should be Allowed to Enter the EU, Says Council

Canada, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries for which the European Council recommends member states to lift restrictions for travel into the EU.

United States Now on EU’s Safe List for Travel

The European Council has added the United States to its updated list of countries for which restrictions should be lifted for travel into the EU.

EU Digital COVID Certificate for Travel is Now Official

The EU has cleared the way for the establishment of the Digital COVID Certificate which is expected to facilitate travel in Europe from July 1.

Long-haul Travellers Still Cautious About Planning Trips to Europe, ETC Says

As the EU looks set to open its borders, it is imperative that clear messages are communicated to international travellers wishing to visit Europe, says the ETC.

EU Adds Japan to Safe List for Air Travel

The European Council has added Japan to its updated list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted.

EU: Fully Vaccinated Should Be Exempt from Covid-19 Travel Restrictions

The Commission has proposed for fully vaccinated persons holding Covid-19 vaccination certificates to be exempt from travel-related testing and quarantine.

Commission Urges EU Countries to Rollout Digital COVID Travel Passes Before July

The European Commission is urging Member States to start issuing EU Digital COVID Certificates under national law before the joint EU document launches in July.

EU Digital COVID Certificate for Travel – Greek Version Unveiled

Greece has unveiled its version of the EU Digital COVID Certificate, the document that aims to make travel restriction-free within the European Union.

Greece Ready to Unveil its Digital ‘Green Pass’ for Travel

Greece on Friday, May 28, will introduce its digital green certificate that aims to make travel easier this summer.

EU Digital COVID Certificate Must Be Ready By July 1, Says European Tourism Manifesto

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance is urging EU Member States to ensure swift and effective implementation of the Digital COVID Certificate for travel by July 1 at the latest.

Global Tourism Sector ‘Disappointed’ with UK’s ‘Green List’

Global tourism stakeholders are disappointed with the UK’s “green list” of countries that excludes popular holiday destinations such as Greece and Spain.

European Parliament Approves Brexit Trade Deal

European Parliament approved the Brexit trade deal by an overwhelming majority, paving the way for a “new chapter” of friendly relations between the EU and the UK.

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.