Find Out Whether Your Destination Country Accepts Your Covid Vaccine as Valid for Travel

If you are planning to travel anytime soon but are unaware whether the vaccine you have been vaccinated with is accepted as valid proof of COVID-19 immunity by your destination country, you can find out through our vaccine checker. To use the Covid Vaccine Checker for Travelling Abroad, select the vaccine you have taken, and then select your destination country. The checker will then tell you whether your vaccine is accepted as valid for immunization against COVID-19 [...]

By |2021-06-23T17:45:18+02:00June 23rd, 2021|Worldwide Passport & Visa News and Updates|

Canada Lost $59.2 Billion in 2020 Due to Travel & Tourism Restrictions

A total of $59.2 billion financial loss and a 53 percent decrease in contribution to GDP has been caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to Canada’s travel and tourism sector last year. In addition, the devastating situation provoked by the COVID-19 left 373,000 people engaged in the country’s travel and tourism sector jobless, facing many difficulties, VisaGuide.World reports. According to WTTC’s Senior Vice President, Virginia Messina, such losses revealed by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) ’s [...]

By |2021-06-08T14:23:25+02:00June 8th, 2021|Canada Visa/Passport News|

Biden’s Administration to Facilitate & Expand Legal Immigration Process

Citizens of worldwide countries wishing to live in the United States could soon be subject to simpler and shorter procedures in order to reach their goal, as the latter’s government is seeking to make the immigration process more accessible. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has unveiled his plans to expand the legal immigration system, according to a 46-page draft blueprint obtained by the New York Times, VisaGuide.World reports. “Potential immigrants will have a better [...]

By |2021-06-03T11:03:23+02:00June 3rd, 2021|US Visa/Passport News|

Plan on Domestic Vaccine Passports Likely to Be Dropped in UK

The United Kingdom's government has announced that it will not make COVID-19 passports a legal requirement for mass events. Even though many European countries are introducing digital passports as the safest and most helpful way to restore the travel and tourism industry ahead of the summer season, authorities in the UK do not support such an initiative, VisaGuide.World reports. According to some British officials working on the review of the Coronavirus status documents, there is no chance [...]

By |2021-06-02T16:24:32+02:00June 2nd, 2021|UK Visa/Passport News|

UK to Introduce Digital Visa to Keep Records of People Entering & Leaving the Country

Persons who do not have a visa or immigration status and wish to travel to the United Kingdom may soon have to apply for electronic travel authorization (ETA), which would determine the eligibility of travelers for the UK in advance. The UK’s Home Secretary Priti Patel has confirmed that the country is attempting to create a new system that will be similar to the United States’ digital visa system ESTA in order to register the number of [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:34:37+02:00May 25th, 2021|UK Visa/Passport News|

US & China Remain World’s Biggest Travel & Tourism Markets Despite 40% & 60% Decrease in GDP

Ten of the world's most significant travel and tourism markets suffered the biggest financial collapse in 2020 due to travel restrictions and "unnecessary and crushing" quarantines, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed in its recent report. Despite suffering a 41 per cent decrease in the gross domestic product (GDP), the United States managed to be the largest global travel and tourism market, in 2020, VisaGuide.World reports. WTTC previously warned that the US risked losing [...]

By |2021-05-14T13:47:01+02:00May 14th, 2021|China Visa/Passport News, US Visa/Passport News|

UK – India Sign Agreement to Boost Work Visas for Indians

Home Secretary Priti Patel and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishanka have signed the ‘Migration and Mobility Partnership,’ through which young professionals of both countries could benefit by living and working in the other. In addition, the UK government’s immigration scheme aims to enhance cooperation on combating immigration, fraud, and crime and attract the best and brightest individuals from India and countries worldwide to study, work and live in Britain VisaGuide.World reports. “The new partnership with [...]

By |2021-05-09T19:07:25+02:00May 9th, 2021|US Visa/Passport News|

US Travel & Tourism Sector Lost $766 Billion in 2020 Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a loss of $766 billion in the US travel and tourism sector during last year after most countries all over the world suspended international flights to halt the further spread of the pandemic. The data was revealed through research carried out by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and was presented through the annual Economic Impact Report (EIR). The annual EIR has shown that the sector’s contribution to the gross domestic [...]

By |2021-05-12T10:54:45+02:00April 21st, 2021|US Visa/Passport News|

UK Lost £148 Billion in 2020 Due to Travel & Tourism Restrictions

The United Kingdom suffered a £148 billion financial loss and a 62.3 percent decline in contribution to the country's GDP last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic situation. In addition, the crisis provoked by the virus left 307,000 persons working in the travel and tourism sector jobless in 2020, VisaGuide.World reports. These conclusions have been reached by research conducted by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and presented on the annual Economic Impact Report (EIR). In [...]

By |2021-04-12T10:13:19+02:00April 12th, 2021|UK Visa/Passport News|

Germany Lost €161 Billion Due to Travel & Tourism Restrictions Imposed Last Year

A total of €161 billion financial loss and 46.9 percent decrease in contribution to GDP in Germany’s travel and tourism sector last year have resulted from the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak, due to which international travel has frozen for over 13 months now, causing a devastating situation for this sector, among others. In addition, the crisis provoked by the deadly virus last year left 441,000 persons engaged in the travel and tourism sector across the country jobless, facing [...]

By |2021-04-10T21:05:04+02:00April 10th, 2021|Germany Visa/Passport News|
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