A pair of American visitors are fined for sneaking into Rome’s Colosseum for a beer with a view. from: BBC News
The United States now allows vaccinated international travelers into the country. It’s welcome news for arts institutions that lost revenue and cut jobs during the pandemic. From: New York Times
As the travel ban is lifted hotels and restaurants face challenges in getting service back to normal.
The state is eager for its vacation industry to rebound after a devastating 2020 season. From: New York Times
About a fifth of the nation’s economy depends on the vacation industry. Before the pandemic, the country was one of the world’s top destinations, drawing nearly 40 million visitors in 2019. From: New York Times
Authorities hope reopening will generate $30bn for the tourism sector despite ongoing restrictions. from: BBC News
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from: BBC News Belarus is accused of taking revenge for EU sanctions by offering migrants tourist visas, and helping them across its border.
The plan to reopen to international tourists for the first time since the pandemic began comes as infections are steadily declining in Israel after a fourth wave. From: New York Times
Tourists on a beach in Bali on Tuesday, after Indonesia began allowing tourists from 19 countries. From: New York Times
from: BBC News In the first instance, foreign tourists arriving on chartered flights will be allowed in from 15 October.
The popular holiday destination has opened to some foreigners, but no international flights are scheduled. from: BBC News
In the SoHo area of New York City last month. From: New York Times
Can cellphone data and surveillance cameras help restore the city’s old-world charm, or just destroy what magic remains? From: New York Times
A lack of vaccines and hospital beds are marring Thailand’s attempts to reopen to the world. from: BBC News
Visits from organized groups of vaccinated tourists will be allowed after Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, the government said. From: New York Times
from: BBC News England’s batting folds under an inspired spell of bowling from India, who sweep to a 157-run victory on the final day at The Oval to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
Tumon Bay beach in Guam last week. The country once welcomed 1.7 million visitors a year. That number has fallen to a tiny trickle. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Visit Cornwall says only people who have booked should visit as cases nearly double in a week.
“It’s not a good time to travel to the islands,” the governor said. The state has been seeing a sharp rise in cases since July 1. From: New York Times