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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.

KLM to Serve More US Destinations this Winter

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will resume service to Las Vegas and Miami in the United States this winter.

US Travelers in Favor of Int’l Vaccination Passports, Says Survey

The majority of US travelers believe vaccination passports should be required for international travel, says a survey by OAG.

Survey: How Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Americans will Travel in the Months Ahead

Vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans are planning trips in the months ahead, but the types of trips are quite different, according to a survey by MMGY Travel Intelligence.

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.

US Keeps Covid-19 Travel Restrictions Due to Delta Variant

The United States is keeping all existing Covid-19 travel restrictions in place due to concerns over the spread of the Delta variant, the White House has confirmed.

United States Eases Travel Advisories for Greece

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US State Department have eased travel advisories for dozens of countries including Greece.

US Urges Citizens to Reconsider Travel Abroad Due to Covid-19

The US State Department is urging Americans to reconsider all travel abroad, after updating its travel advisories, including its notice for Greece.

US Government will Not Support Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

The US government does not intend to support a system that requires travelers to carry vaccine passports, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

New York City Orders 14-day Quarantine for Int’l Travelers

In an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19, New York City authorities have reinstalled 14-day quarantine measure for international visitors.

Reports: US Considers Lifting Restrictions for Travel to Europe

Americans may soon be able to travel to countries in Europe as the United States examines lifting bans introduced in March to contain the spread of Covid-19.

US Early Bookings for Greece Up by 20-30%

Advance bookings from the United States to Greece are picking up pace to as much as 30 percent, according to the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

Trump Ban Curbs Travel from Six Countries

Donald Trump’s travel ban brings stringent entry checks to nationals from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, as well as to all refugees.

Trump Travel Ban Set to Take Effect

The US Supreme Court has lifted a block on an executive order banning nationals from six Muslim countries from entering the US for a 90-day period over the summer.

State Dept. Reinstates Visas, Reverses Trump Travel Ban ‘For Now’

The State Department has reinstated approximately 60,000 visas which were "provisionally revoked" from foreigners from seven majority-Muslim countries.

EU Citizens Unaffected by Trump Muslim Travel Ban, IATA Calls for ‘Clarity’

US President Donald Trump’s decision to ban nationals from seven countries - Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, and Somalia - for 90 days from traveling to the United States, does not affect EU citizens even if they hold dual citizenship in one of the listed countries.