Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced it will lift its ban on the Trusted Traveler Program (TTP) for New York residents.
Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis announced Sunday that he country will close its borders to travelers from the United States starting Wednesday, July 22.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced and extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through September 30, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have added four new states to the the tri-state COVID-19 travel advisory list as more areas across the United States continue to see rising numbers of coronavirus cases. The advisory requires a 14-day quarantine upon arrival for travelers from certain states that are hardest by COVID-19.
Due to travel restrictions, the United States passport has dropped to 19th place in the World Passport Index, just before Malaysia and behind countries like Albania, Bosnia or Moldova.
A recent increase of COVID-19 cases on the mainland, and in Hawaii, was a major part of the conversation between Hawaii Governor David Ige and the four county mayors who are expected to delay changing the current rules.
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is expected to introduce a 12-month Barbados Welcome Stamp to allow visitors the option to work remotely from Barbados for a year at a time.
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted all aspects of our lives in recent months. The travel industry has been one of the hardest hit, since people have been social distancing but also many travel restrictions have been put in place.
Clubs in Chicago O’Hare (E Concourse), Denver, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix and San Francisco will join Clubs that are already operating as they reopen throughout July, with additional Clubs reopening as travel increases over the coming months.
“The decision was made in consultation with CBP health and safety experts who are closely monitoring the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in several states,” the CBP announcement said.
England has opened borders for travelers from 59 countries by lifting quarantine requirements. But visitors from the United States will still be subject to restrictions, the UK government announced this week.
The Bahamas border is open once again for international travelers. Beginning on Wednesday, July 1, international visitors are allowed to travel to The Bahamas, with the exception of visitors from China, Iran, Italy and France.
When Atlantic City’s nine casinos reopen after more than three months. it will be a very different experience from earlier in the year.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that eight additional states meet the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those states, all of which have significant community spread, to quarantine for 14 days.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced plans to start reopening Global Entry Enrollment Centers in early July. The reopening plans were developed in consultation with CBP health and safety experts to include measures that minimize the risk of exposing travelers and CBP personnel to the novel coronavirus.
Walt Disney has announced that the reopening of its theme parks and resort hotels in California will be delayed, following a surge in COVID-19 cases in the state in recent weeks.