Travel News

European Travel Will Not Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels Until 2024

November 10, 2021

Even though European travel demand has recently increased due to the high vaccination rates, volumes are still far compared to the pre-pandemic period and are not expected to reach the latter until 2024.

Such conclusions have been reached through the European and Tourism Trends and Prospects quarterly report conducted by the European Travel Commission (ETC), which analyzes the impact of the current COVID-19 situation in the travel and tourism sector.

Canada could consider scrapping the pricey COVID-19 PCR test for travellers

November 8, 2021

As the U.S. reopens its land border, some experts say the Canadian government should consider scrapping its costly COVID-19 PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers — particularly for short cross-border trips. Instead, they suggest Ottawa could look at using the less expensive, faster and more convenient antigen tests, which are used to screen travellers in the U.S., but are also less reliable.