Travel & Leisure

Can I travel to Wales? Latest advice, rules and restrictions

<p>Snowdonia </p>


Wales has long been a top choice as a staycation destination; in 2019 alone, the nation welcomed 87 million day trippers from the rest of the UK, generating almost £3.5m.

However, there are new travel restrictions in place that dictates who can and can’t travel into and out of Wales, as well as how the hospitality sectors will work.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Am I allowed to travel to Wales from other parts of the UK?

It all depends on where you live.

The government of Wales announced new rules on 3 December that comes into effect

Read More

Memphis Tourism specialist keeps the city’s music alive amid COVID-19

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the city of Memphis was averaging roughly a million visitors a month. While they came for many reasons, historically the biggest lure for destination travel in the Bluff City has been music: music tourism, music legacy and live music. Maintaining that brand in 2020 and re-growing it in a post-COVID-19 world, will be one of the main charges for Jayne Ellen White.   

White holds the position of music specialist for Memphis Tourism. It’s a role that was created in 2019 and one that White — whose past experience includes running Sun Studio and leading visitor

Read More

What you need to know before you travel

Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic and amid a worrisome surge in infections ahead of the holidays, some states are imposing restrictions on travel.

And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving.

USA TODAY has an update on the states that are discouraging interstate travel by requiring or recommending that visitors and residents returning from other states quarantine. And some states will allow a recent, negative co coronavirus test in lieu of the quarantine. A few states require travelers to fill out health questionnaires when they arrive.

State requirements may apply

Read More

New CDC Thanksgiving guidelines ask you to stay home. But what if you’re about to travel?

A traveler sleeps at LAX.
LAX travelers will find signs that detail its cleaning protocols. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has been urging Americans to stay close to home for months, updated its advice Thursday to an even blunter message: Stay home for Thanksgiving.

“Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others this year,” the CDC said in new rules posted Thursday.

The agency posed several questions to ask yourself and your loved ones. If the answer to any of them is “yes,” the agency said, “you should consider

Read More