Canada’s seniors joined the Canadian Travel and Tourism Roundtable today at a press conference, calling for pre-departure testing as well as other barriers to international travel to be dropped.
Third Quarter results are coming in for hotels, and as travel recovery continues, things are looking up for the hospitality sector – with revenue boosts coming from some unexpected sources.
U.S. officials have revealed that health authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility of requiring negative COVID tests to enter the U.S. by land as well as by air.
Rather than letting the current CSO expire at the end of OCT, the CDC has extended it until JAN, saying, “Despite the best efforts of the cruise industry,” COVID remains a threat.
All U.S. border rules change 08NOV, with full vaccination required for all arrivals by land, air or water, with additional testing requirements for pax arriving by air.
Canada’s top doctor says “the pandemic is very much alive outside of Canada” so Canadians will still need PCR tests to re-enter – and they shouldn’t just pick up and go anywhere.
No sooner had a new ‘Lockdown Benefit’ been announced, than gov’t travel advisories were relaxed, a move which may have effectively barred advisors from that support.
More details are now available about new or extended government support programs announced Thursday by Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland that will now extend til MAY.
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland has announced that some government support programs will be extended til MAY. The travel trade is specifically included in some subsidies.
It now appears that Canadians’ vaccine passports will be issued by provinces or territories, not the federal government directly – at least for now.