The UK announced a traffic light system of countries that UK residents will be allowed to travel to from 17 May 2021. The travel industry and most of the population of the UK was very disappointed with the results. The decisions were analysed by data that included the rates of infection of Covid-19 as well as the success so far of the countries vaccination programme. … Continue reading Coronavirus – UK puts USA on Amber
Disney is testing OPTIONAL facial recognition technology for entry to the Magic Kingdom. The experiment is being assessed between 23 March and 23 April. Guests must remove hats, visors and sunglasses but their MASKS must be worn. Apparently the image taken converts to a number which is then associated with the point of entry to get into the park. There is a dedicated lane for … Continue reading Coronavirus – Facial Recognition at DisneyWorld
As the world is coming to terms with the impact of Covid-19 the light at the end of the tunnel has to be the roll out of the vaccination. Putting the politics aside is this going to be the key to the travel door? As it stands currently most countries that are allowing travellers to enter their borders require a recent PCR test with a … Continue reading Coronavirus – Vaccination Passport?
Whilst in Europe Thanksgiving remains an American holiday, news is breaking that President Trump and his administration are considering rescinding entry bans for most non U.S citizens in Europe. Can European travellers give thanks? Although most European countries have banned U.S visitors do European travellers want to enter America at this time. Covid-19 appears to out of control in America and the numbers are still … Continue reading Coronavirus – White House Considers Lifting Travel Bans from Europe
Just announced from the Mayor of New Orleans that MARDI GRAS PARADES in 2021 are cancelled. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic the gathering of expected crowds is going to be a super spreader event. Apparently Mardi Gras cannot be cancelled because it is a religious holiday but the mayor insists that the holiday is going to look very different in 2021. Both Bourbon St and … Continue reading Coronavirus – New Orleans – Mardi Gras 2021
Two items about New York caught my attention. First is that Governor Andrew Cuomo for the State of New York has changed the 14 day quarantine rule for arriving visitors from Red Zones. Now you need to provide a negative Covid-19 test result and then take another test four days after arriving into the state. Quarantine must be observed until the second test is also … Continue reading Coronavirus – New York State
In these uncertain times and international travel a constantly moving feast is this App going to revolutionise travel and passing borders in the near future? Have a look at this! Continue reading Coronavirus – CommonPass App
For the first time since March 14 the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) is to all sailings for cruise ships that operate with more than 250 passengers – WITH CONDITIONS. Cruise lines are going to have to build lab capacity onboard to be able to test for Covid-19 on crew members that are allowed to disembark in the USA. Ships also need to prove that … Continue reading Coronavirus – CDC to allow US Cruise Sailings
I look at my dwindling supply of my favourite toiletries that I always stock up on when I am stateside and yearn for this to be over so I can plan my next visit and continue my travels. I just wanted to write down my utter frustration about how others just seem to ignore the rules of Covid-19. I am in the UK and confusingly … Continue reading Why doesn’t EVERYONE follow the rules?
It has been almost eight months since the bright lights of Las Vegas last had a live show on the famous Strip. An announcement from MGM Resorts is putting a change to the darkness. Starting next month the hotel chain will start to bring back live entertainment starting with Las Vegas regular David Copperfield (MGM Grand). The date announced is November 6 as team members … Continue reading Las Vegas – MGM Resorts to Re-start Live Entertainment