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In a recent report by Tripadvisor, experts analyzed first-party search data and coupled that with traveler sentiment across six major travel markets -- the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Japan, and Singapore. They found that consumer confidence toward international travel -- particularly in the second half of 2021 -- is a key trend and is already showing up in the majority of hotel clicks on its platform.

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Ten Meliá Hotels International properties in Mexico and the Dominican Republic will begin offering free Covid-19 antigen tests effective immediately to meet the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements soon required for U.S.-bound travelers.

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January 18, 2021 - Travel off Path

American Airlines Launches Health Passport For International Travel to the US - by Aaisha Ali

With the new US testing requirements set to come into effect later this month, American Airlines will become the first carrier to introduce a health passport for inbound travel into the country.

The airlines will be launching its VeriFLY app for passengers to utilize to confirm testing and other COVID-19 travel requirements for their flights to the US beginning January 23rd.

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January 13, 2021 - Forbes

International Travel Just Got More Complicated. Here’s What You Need to Know. - by Dia Adams and Becky Pokora

The Centers for Disease Control has announced a new requirement for all air passengers entering the United States. Beginning January 26, all travelers will need a proof of a negative Covid-19 test result in order to arrive in the country. Yes, that includes U.S. citizens returning home from abroad.

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January 11, 2021 - National Geographic

The collapse of tourism brings problems to Machu Picchu - by Lucien Chauvin

“Tourism gave us money. Today, we have food, but we don’t have any money,” said Yupanqui, posing for a photo with a lamb, something his visitors used to do. “I get more concerned each day, because we don’t know when this is going to end.”

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