TRAVEL NEWS | Oman To Start Allowing Citizens To Travel Abroad – State TV

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Omani will start allowing its citizens to fly outside the country, but they must apply with authorities to do so quarantine upon their return, state television reported on Tuesday. Oman TV also said on its Twitter account that the Gulf Arab state had decided to maintain a lockdown on two … Continue reading TRAVEL NEWS | Oman To Start Allowing Citizens To Travel Abroad – State TV

TRAVEL | Italy Bans Entry From 13 Countries Due To Coronavirus Fears

MILAN | ITALY – Italy on Thursday banned entry to people coming from 13 countries that it said presented an excessive rate of COVID-19 infections. The list compiled by the health ministry comprises Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru and Dominican Republic. The ban affects anyone … Continue reading TRAVEL | Italy Bans Entry From 13 Countries Due To Coronavirus Fears

HEALTH | WHO To Travelers – Keep An Eye On ‘Anywhere And Everywhere’ COVID-19

Geneva – The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travelers to wear masks on planes and keep themselves informed as COVID-19 cases surge again in some countries, prompting new restrictions in places like Australia. Spokeswoman Margaret Harris urged people not to be cough off-guard by resurgent local epidemics and quarantine measures, saying: ‘If it’s anywhere, … Continue reading HEALTH | WHO To Travelers – Keep An Eye On ‘Anywhere And Everywhere’ COVID-19

TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

ATHENS | GREECE – Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved to contain the spread of coronavirus during its peak tourism season. Serbia declared a state of emergency in Belgrade on Friday, reimposing some restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Greece Bans Entry To Serbian Citizens Until July 15

TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

DUBAI – United Arab Emirates authorities on Wednesday said residents and citizens were not yet allowed to travel abroad for tourism and leisure purposes and all travel abroad needed a permit, as part of restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the new coronavirus. A spokesman for the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | UAE Says Residents, Citizens Cannot Travel Abroad For Tourism Yet

TRAVEL | Tunisia Reopens Borders To Tourists After Halting Spread Of Coronavirus

TUNIS – Tunisia reopened its land, sea and air borders for the first time in more than three months on Saturday after it announced it had brought the coronavirus outbreak under control. Some operations restarted at Tunis – Carthage airport, with flights to Rome, Geneva and Paris scheduled to depart. The government ended all restrictions … Continue reading TRAVEL | Tunisia Reopens Borders To Tourists After Halting Spread Of Coronavirus

TRAVEL | Hawaii Extends 14-Day Quarantine For All Incoming Travelers

HONOLULU – Hawaii Gov. David Ige extended the state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arriving travelers on Wednesday in a bid to keep coronavirus cases in the island low. Ige said the rule is being extended to the end of July as the state works to solidify a screening process that could soon allow travelers … Continue reading TRAVEL | Hawaii Extends 14-Day Quarantine For All Incoming Travelers

TRAVEL | Greece To Welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis In First Wave Of Visitors

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Greece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of gradual easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. ‘Travel will be some 20-25 countries whose nationals will be allowed to come’, a government source said, … Continue reading TRAVEL | Greece To Welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis In First Wave Of Visitors

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Allows All Nationalities To Register To Travel Back Home

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia ‘exceptionally’ allowed residents of all nationalities to register for the repatriation service ‘AWDAH’ (i.e. Return) which allows people with valid visas to travel back to their countries if they wish, the Ministry of Interior said early Wednesday. ‘The Ministry of Interior allows, exceptionally, all nationalities to register in … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Allows All Nationalities To Register To Travel Back Home

TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Allows Residents With Valid Visas To Travel Back Home

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia will allow residents with valid visas to travel black to their home countries if they wish as part of an initiative called ‘Awdah’(Return), the Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday. The Ministry said the initiative was created in cooperation with a number of relevant government entities, and requests … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Saudi Arabia Allows Residents With Valid Visas To Travel Back Home