Travel

Canada-US border to reopen to fully vaccinated Americans August 9

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Border restrictions are being eased to allow fully vaccinated Americans to enter Canada for non-essential reasons, the Canadian government said Monday. Beginning August 9, American who have been fully immunized …

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Era of space tourism begins: When will you be booking your flight?

  (Eagle News) —On Sunday history was made as Sir Richard Branson became the first traveler into space via a privately owned company: his own Virgin Galactic. With other privately owned companies such as Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin and Elon …

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Travelers from the Philippines, South Korea added to Hawaii’s Safe Travels program

HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Starting Thursday, July 15, travelers from the Philippines and from South Korea may bypass the State of Hawaii’s mandatory 10-day quarantine if they take a COVID-19 test from a trusted testing partner. “We are delighted to …

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Canada eases border restrictions for fully vaccinated Canadians

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Returning home to Canada has become easier for fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents. Beginning Monday, they will no longer have to quarantine for 14 days in a government-approved hotel …

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Maui mayor tackles growing traffic, illegal parking amid surge of visitors

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino recently addressed mitigation efforts to relieve traffic congestion and illegal parking that have coincided with the recent surge of tourism to the island of Maui. “I understand the anger and …

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Hawaii to eliminate pre-travel testing, quarantine requirements for domestic transpacific flights

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Beginning July 8, Hawaii will no longer require travelers from the US Mainland to conduct pre-travel testing or undergo quarantine upon arrival if they have already been fully vaccinated within the United States. However, travelers …

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Canada extends flight ban between Canada and India; drops Pakistan ban

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — The ban on direct flights between Canada and India has been extended for another 30 days, Canadian Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, announced Monday. But he says flights from Pakistan will …

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Canada announces first phase to ease border restrictions

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Life will be easier for visitors coming to Canada as the country announced Monday it will ease some of its travel restrictions beginning July 5. Under the new rules, fully …

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Springsteen On Broadway will now recognize WHO-approved vaccines

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Good news for Canadian fans immunized with the AstraZeneca vaccine who want to attend the Springsteen On Broadway show in New York City — immunization requirements to attend the concert …

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Hawaiian Airlines to resume service to Tahiti in South Pacific

  HONOLULU (Eagle News) – Hawaiian Airlines (HA) announced on Friday, June 18, the resumption of its service to Tahiti, following the launch of a pre-travel testing program between Hawaii and French Polynesia that allows for quarantine-free travel between the …

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Trudeau says he will help Canadian travelers vaccinated with AstraZeneca overcome hindrances

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to work with countries that have not approved the AstraZeneca vaccine to reduce barriers faced by some Canadian travelers. Some large events in the U.S …

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Canada to have vaccine passports for international travel by fall

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service (Eagle News) — Canada is developing a vaccine passport for international travel that should be ready by the fall, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. “We are working with the provinces on establishing …

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