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    Canada working with the US to close travel ‘loophole’

    Ottawa (CNN) — Canadian officials said Friday they are working with the Biden administration to close what they describe as a travel “loophole” and to get more symmetry with Covid-19 safety protocols between the two countries. “A loophole, frankly, does exist because the Americans previously had not placed any restriction on international flights coming into […] More

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    Dubai halts live entertainment amid surge in virus cases

    Dubai’s tourism department has announced an immediate halt to all live entertainment at hotels and restaurants, a day after suspending non-urgent surgeries at hospitals to deal with an influx of COVID-19 patients By ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press January 21, 2021, 10:43 AM • 3 min read DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai’s tourism department Thursday […] More

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    Britain’s ‘major crisis’ is good and bad news for travelers

    (CNN) — When the UK Prime Minister addressed the nation on December 20, the news was bad enough: Christmas was canceled. Boris Johnson plunged the country into harsh new restrictions, blaming a new variant of the disease that had been spreading in London and the southeast of England since September. But suddenly, things got even […] More

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    Venice is watching tourists’ every move

    (CNN) — They’re watching you, wherever you walk. They know exactly where you pause, when you slow down and speed up, and they count you in and out of the city. What’s more, they’re tracking your phone, so they can tell exactly how many people from your country or region are in which area, at […] More

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    Find out which countries are welcoming US tourists back

    Editor’s Note — CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on January 11. The US State Department advises that travelers consult country-specific travel advisories via their website or consult the CDC’s latest guidance. Before you make any international travel plans, check these sites first and again before you depart. […] More

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    When will international travel return? Here’s what we know right now

    (CNN) — There’s hope: Summer vacations abroad may happen in a big way this year. The number of people busting out of their countries will start creeping up this spring and rise higher by mid-year, travel industry experts predict, as vaccines and risk-based safety measures are rolled out more widely and spiking coronavirus cases around […] More

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    6 rangers killed in latest attack at Congo’s Virunga park

    Officials say gunmen have killed at least six rangers in Virunga National Park, the latest attack on the area home to some of the world’s last mountain gorillas By JEAN YVES KAMALE Associated Press January 10, 2021, 7:30 PM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KINSHASA, Congo — Gunmen have […] More

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