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Aussies who opt for AstraZeneca jab may be denied travel to Europe

Thinking about getting the AstraZeneca vaccine so you can travel overseas sooner? Well, the EU has just thrown a spanner in the works.

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Europe to reopen its borders to US travellers with or without COVID vaccination

While ScoMo has doubled down on Australia’s hard border stance, the EU has reportedly added six new countries to its list of desired travellers.

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European MPs call for safer, more sustainable tourism post-pandemic

Here’s some political news all the way from Europe. However, that’s not to suggest we actually sent a journalist over there to cover it.

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Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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European Union’s visitor ‘safe list’ includes Aussie travellers

While it’s a good sign that Australia made the EU’s ‘safe list’, it doesn’t exactly mean your clients can toddle off to France or Spain.

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Tourism

European travellers could holiday in-country if nations find “smart solutions”, says EU

One of these measures could allow people to hit the beach while still social distancing – in plexiglass boxes.

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Technology

Online travel giants agree to data-sharing deal with European Commission

Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, and TripAdvisor have all shaken hands with the European Commission. Find out why here.

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Brexit: UK begins issuing passports without EU label (despite still being in the EU)

Well, the Brits have jumped the gun with this one, just like Travel Weekly’s editor jumps the shark on his “BIG NEWS” headlines.

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Tourism

Solomons sets sight on bigger and better future

by Hannah Edensor

The Solomon Islands is looking to make tourism a major economic driver within the next five years, and has a strategy to make it happen.

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News

Europe’s best swimming water revealed

by AAP

Cyprus, Malta and Luxembourg offer Europe’s best swimming water, according to the EU’s environment watchdog.

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Aviation

Open skies tensions boil over

by Daisy Melwani

British Airways parent, IAG, has left the European Airline Trade Group after a policy spat over how to deal with burgeoning Middle East carriers’ growth.

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Road & Rail

Uber files complaints with European Union

by Alex Pigman - AFP

Uber has hit back against attempts to ban it by filing complaints with the European Union.

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