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WTM: Half of Brits Plan Two or More Holidays in 2022, Beach Vacations Top Wish List

Half of Brits are planning to take two or more holidays in 2022, with overseas beach destinations topping their wish list.

Brexit Effect on Global Travel Still to Come, Says Report

The full impact of Brexit on the global travel industry has not yet been felt, according to the findings of a report released during the WTM London expo.

UK Removes All Countries from Covid-19 ‘Red’ Travel List

The UK has removed the last seven countries from its Covid-19 red list, which required newly arrived travelers to enter hotel quarantine.

Travel & Tourism Bodies Welcome UK Decision to Remove 47 Countries from ‘Red List’

Global travel and tourism bodies have welcomed the UK government’s decision to narrow down its “red list” of countries based on Covid-19 risk.

Greece Moves up ‘World’s Most Powerful Passport’ Ranking

The Greek passport has moved up one place, ranking seventh on the Henley Passport Index 2021, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

UK Simplifies International Covid-19 Travel Rules

The UK now has a new two-category set of international travel rules and has changed the testing requirements when fully vaccinated travelers enter England from a non-red list country.

UK Now Only Accepts Passport as Travel Document for Entry

Most EU, EEA and Swiss citizens now need a valid passport to enter the UK as the government has stopped accepting national identity (ID) cards as a travel document.

UK’s Biggest Media Put the Spotlight on Greece this Year

Some of the UK’s leading travel magazines and newspapers promoted Greece this year as a top destination for summer and autumn holidays.

EU Citizens Can Enter UK Only with Passports, Not ID Cards, from October 1

EU, EEA and Swiss citizens from October 1 can enter the UK only if they hold a valid passport, according to the British authorities.

England to Simplify Covid-19 Travel Measures, Scrap Traffic Light System

From October 4, the Covid-19 rules for international travel to England will change from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries.

Covid-19: WTTC Tells the UK to End its ‘Discredited’ Travel Traffic Light System

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called upon the UK government to finally bring an end to the “widely discredited” travel traffic light system.

Greece Still on UK’s ‘Amber List’ Requiring Quarantine for Non-vaccinated

UK has kept Greece on its "amber list", which means that returning non-vaccinated travelers or those planning to visit Britain will be required to quarantine.

WTTC Calls for UK to Abandon ‘Confusing’ Traffic Light System for Travel

The WTTC has called upon the UK to abandon the “confusing and damaging” traffic light system for travel and replace it with a “simpler and easier to understand” list of green and red countries.

Covid-19: England Opens to Fully Vaccinated Travelers from EU and US

From August 2, passengers who have been fully vaccinated in the EU and the US will not have to quarantine when entering England from amber list countries.

UK Media Shines Spotlight on Greek Travel Destinations

Leading UK travel magazines and newspapers are shining the spotlight on Greek destinations as British travelers rush to book their holidays this summer.

British Tourists Eager to Book Greece Holidays After UK Eases Rules

British travelers hungry for some sea and sun rushed to book their holidays to Greece after the UK eased quarantine rules for amber-listed countries.

No Quarantine for Vaccinated Britons to Greece and Amber List Countries

Fully vaccinated British travelers, as of July 19, will not need to self-isolate when returning from amber list destinations, including Greece.

Reports: Greece May Make it On the UK’s Revised Travel List

A number of Greek and Spanish islands may soon be included on the UK’s revised “green list” of countries, according to recent reports.

UK’s Airlines, Tour Operators Want Greece Green-listed for Travel

Leading British airline companies expect a surge in bookings to Greece once the country is placed on the ‘green’ list of the UK’s traffic light system.

UK Considers ‘Facilitating’ Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Requirement 

The UK government is considering to “facilitate” travelers wishing to obtain a Covid-19 vaccination document.
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