British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced the UK will close all travel corridors to protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new Covid-19 strains from next week.
Passengers from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Suriname, French Guiana, Uruguay and Venezuela will be barred from entry.
A new outdoor activity centre and waterside cabin is being built to support walkers, cyclists and watersports enthusiasts. It will include a food stop, meeting rooms, changing facilities and cycle hire.
VisitPortugal has launched an inspiring message to travellers from the United Kingdom in the form of a YouTube video which calls for a focus on responsible and sustainable tourism in 2021.
Under Britain’s new agreement with the EU, UK residents’ rights to emergency and medically necessary healthcare will continue when travelling in the region.
Stacey Liburd has been appointed to the position of director of tourism at the Anguilla Tourist Board. The move was confirmed by minister of tourism, Haydn Hughes, earlier.
People arriving by plane, train or boat, including UK nationals, will have to take a test up to 72 hours before leaving the country they are in from later this week.
Following a significant increase in both the level and pace of change in confirmed Covid-19 cases, the United Arab Emirates has been removed from the UK list of travel corridors.
A new plan includes adaptation to the Covid-19 era in all areas covered by the activities of the ministry of tourism, including marketing, infrastructure and the tourist experience.
Dubai has been removed from the safe travel list by the Scottish government. Authorities said the move was due to a rise in returning passengers testing positive with Covid-19.
While arrivals from South Africa have been banned for some weeks, this has now been expanded to include travellers from Namibia, Zimbabwe, Angola and Botswana.
While the procedure has been commonplace in many destinations around the world for months, British authorities have so far proved unwilling to follow suit.