June 16th, 2021
France to drop mandatory mask-wearing outdoors Thursday, curfew on Sunday
France is lifting mandatory mask-wearing outdoors and will halt an eight-month nightly coronavirus curfew on June 20.
Read full article on: https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210616-covid-19-face-masks-in-france-no-longer-obligatory-outdoors-from-thursday-curfew-to-be-lifted-sunday-french-pm/
May 27th, 2021
What Really Matters: The New Tourism Campaign by Atout France
Isn’t it time to #ExploreFrance and rediscover the country you love? The big, bold new French tourism campaign, recently announced by the Atout France tourism development agency, is tapping into this pent-up desire for travel.
Read full article on: https://www.francetoday.com/travel/practical-information/what-really-matters-the-new-tourism-campaign-by-atout-france/
May 18th, 2021
PCR tests to be free for tourists visiting France this summer
France is currently one of the only countries in Europe to provide free PCR tests for tourists. They can cost over €100 per test in other countries.
Read full article on: https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/PCR-tests-to-be-free-for-tourists-and-second-home-owners-visiting-France-this-summer
May 8th, 2021
Traveling to Greece? What to know about reopening
In easing its restrictions, the country, largely dependent on tourist dollars, has jumped ahead of a broader European Union plan to welcome visitors from outside the bloc.
Read full article on: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/04/travel/greece-travel-covid-usa.html
May 5th, 2021
EU plans to open borders to vaccinated tourists from outside bloc
The European Union should open its external borders to vaccinated travellers from non-EU countries, the EU Commission has proposed, but entry should be restricted if there are outbreaks of dangerous Covid variants.
Read full article on: https://www.thelocal.fr/20210503/eu-proposes-to-open-borders-to-vaccinated-tourists-from-outside-bloc/
April 30th, 2021
When Will We Be Able to Travel to Europe?
American travelers who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 should soon be able to enter the European Union, according to the European Commission.
Read full article on: https://www.afar.com/magazine/when-will-we-be-able-to-travel-to-europe/
April 18th, 2021
Macron says France “finalizing” plans to ease restrictions for vaccinated travelers
We will progressively lift the restrictions of the beginning of May, which means that we will organize in the summer time with our professionals in France for French European citizens, but as well for American citizens
Read full article on: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/emmanuel-macron-covid-restrictions-france-face-the-nation/