Japan’s travel industry prepares to reopen borders to tourists | Travel

More than two years after Japan self-isolated to keep the coronavirus at bay, the country is finally on top of many backpackers’ wish lists for loosening entry regulations – to the relief of the travel industry. After more than two years of effectively banning foreign tourists in an effort to prevent the spread of the … Read more

Japan’s travel industry prepares to reopen borders to tourists | Asia | An in-depth look at news from across the continent | DW

After more than two years of effectively banning foreign tourists in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Japan is finally back opening its doors to visitors. And this is the time, given that a recent global study has put Japan at the top of the must-visit traveller’s list. On Wednesday, new regulations … Read more

Most Americans want people to hide a mask while traveling

The majority of Americans said in May that travelers should still wear face masks on planes and other public transportation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said last week that people in high-risk communities should return to wearing masks in indoor public spaces, including on public transportation. Support for mask authorization while traveling … Read more

2019 Highest Levels of Flight Reservations for Leisure and Business Trips

For the first time since the pandemic began, global commercial and leisure travel has risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Institute of Economics’ third annual travel report, “Travel 2022: Trends and Transformations,” published yesterday. After analyzing 37 global markets, the report found that cross-border travel reached pre-pandemic levels as … Read more

Texas travel nurse on health care crisis: ‘Profits go to CEOs rather than trying to retain nurses and support staff’

This interview was conducted prior to the sentencing of former Tennessee nurse Radonda Foote. Foote was sentenced Friday to three years in prison on probation. While Fout’s massive support from the nurses successfully prevented her from going to prison, the precedent implied by her conviction remains. be seen, “Mass mobilization of nurses keeps Fout out … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals are not ready to reopen borders

With countries across Asia reopening to international travelers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains tightly closed. That may change soon. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a press conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of border restrictions related … Read more

Biden administration ‘waving a checkered flag’ bashfully ‘waving a checkered flag’ about the Covid-19 pandemic, says science editor

On May 5, Science published an editorial from its editor-in-chief Holden Thorpe, Ph.D., about … [+] The Biden administration recently dealt with the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) Getty Images Oh sheep. on May 5 Science The magazine published an editorial from its editor-in-chief Holden Thorpe, Ph.D., about the Biden administration’s recent handling … Read more

Should I join a group tour on my own?

Everyone told me not to travel alone during the pandemic. Especially for learning to snowboard, a sport not covered by all travel insurance policies. It didn’t help that I wanted to visit a country whose language I don’t speak. I was told that administrative matters – such as Covid tests, vaccination certificates and health declarations … Read more

Americans view Asian countries as safer to travel now than they were 4 years ago

A new study shows that American travelers perceive many Asian countries as safer travel destinations now than they were four years ago. South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam rose in the annual safety ratings published by travel insurance company Berkshire Hathaway for travel protection. The survey in the State of Travel Insurance 2022 … Read more

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, how can families prepare for travel?

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, how can families prepare for travel? Updated: 9:09AM PDT Apr 16, 2022 Hide text Show version NEWSCENTER 5 at 5:30. N: The school holiday week here means a lot of traveling with the family, something we haven’t done much in the last couple of years. Here to answer your … Read more