Hawaii Sets Plan to Lift All Travel Restrictions Based on Vaccine Rates



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The end of Hawaii’s travel restrictions is in sight after the state’s Gov. David Ige last week laid out a step-by-step plan to lift COVID-19-related travel protocols.

Starting June 15, all restrictions on inter-county travel will end and fully-vaccinated residents who received their COVID-19 shots in Hawaii will be able to travel back to the state without the need to get a pre-travel test or quarantine, Ige announced.

Later, when Hawaii reaches a 60% vaccination rate, the state will lift pre-arrival testing and quarantine requirements for domestic U.S. travelers who were

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Travel leaders call for an end to draconian restrictions

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It’s estimated that each tourist job in Africa supports a further eight people and whilst we’re right to be sensibly cautious in our approach to safe travel, it’s equally important that we move away from the

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Canada’s New Travel Restrictions Impacting Bay Area

TAMPA, Fla. — Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new restrictions Friday that impacts a lot of people who travel to and from the Bay Area every year. 

Those new restrictions include suspending flights to Mexico and other Caribbean destinations until the end of April. Trudeau said the new restrictions are meant to try and reduce the chances of those two new COVID-19 variants from spreading in the country.

Jim and Bonnie Moon live in Canada and are used to vacationing in the Tampa Bay Area every year, sometimes several times a year. They say they support the new restrictions.

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China’s New Year travel restrictions slow, but don’t stop oil demand recovery

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China’s efforts to keep people from travelling for Chinese New Year because of several clusters of COVID-19 infections are forcing analysts to revise first-quarter fuel demand estimates, but are not expected to derail its post-pandemic recovery.

FILE PHOTO: Travelers wearing face masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walk outside a railway station as the Spring Festival travel season begins ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year, in Beijing, China, January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

China’s Ministry of Transport has said passenger trips during the 40-day spring travel season could be down by 40% from the

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