Travel news: Malta, Austria and Guadeloupe are among the destinations open this month
(CNN) – How is it almost July already? With more than half of 2021 already in the mirror, there is good news as more destinations open their borders or relax their regulations.
In the United States and the Caribbean
Good news, Americans wanting to travel within the country – more and more local restrictions are disappearing and new attractions are opening up. First, the Resorts World complex opened in Las Vegas on June 24.
On the same date, other new rules will come into force. The size of indoor gatherings can range from 10 to 25 people, and restaurants can have up to 75% capacity.
Visitors will be required to present documentation confirming a) they have at least two weeks after their full vaccination date or b) have a negative Covid antigen test within 72 hours of arrival.
Unvaccinated travelers can also visit the islands, but they will need to self-isolate for seven days.
Zurrieq, at the southern tip of Malta, is now accessible to many British and American travelers.
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It feels like the whole of Europe is opening up this summer, at least if you’re coming from the United States.
At this point, it might be faster to list the excluded states – Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming. Everyone, including the people of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, can enjoy the UNESCO-listed heritage buildings of Valletta and the beautiful waters off Gozo.
Paris is the kind of place where even the otherwise boring mall – like La Samaritaine, pictured here – can be a work of art.
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While we covered France’s reopening in a previous edition of this pandemic travel roundup, there are two new attractions to add to your list.
In the Middle East and Africa
Dubai International Airport (DXB) has an in-house Covid test processing laboratory.
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Other signs of progress have appeared in the Middle East and Africa.
âDubai’s aviation industry has been at the forefront of a global campaign to restore vital international air services with the opening of non-quarantine travel lanes between the UAE and several countries around the world. “said Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai airports. , said in a statement.
In other words? This major international hub is ready to transport more people to holiday destinations like Italy, the Maldives and the Seychelles.
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CNN’s Keith Allen, Josh Campbell, Karla Cripps and Zeena Saifii contributed reporting.