Return of tourists to San Antonio this summer gave businesses a much-needed boost

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SAN ANTONIO – Beverly Johnson was visiting from the Bay Area in California for a conference and said she felt really good about how the San Antonio hotel she’s staying in is handling the COVID-19 protocols.

“The city itself feels real positive in terms of being a good advocate for promoting individual safety,” Johnson said.

Others coming from out of the state or country said it felt good to get out.

“Coming from New Mexico is extremely strict right now. So, we’re ready to get out of that,” said Aleah Stablein visiting from Albuquerque, NM.

Scott Russell from Canada said

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Canada reopens to US tourists: Your guide before you go

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(CNN) — It has been a long time, neighbor.

The Canadian government has prohibited Americans from taking nonessential trips there since March 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. But that will change on Monday, August 9, when Canada opens its borders once again to leisure travel from its southern neighbors.

In a news release issued July 19, the Public Health Agency of Canada said the loosening of these restrictions is taking place because of “rising vaccination rates and declining Covid-19 cases.”
As of August 7, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention placed Canada at “Level 3: High” for
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Find out which countries are welcoming U.S. tourists back

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By Forrest Brown and Brekke Fletcher | CNN

Editor’s note: CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on July 19. The entry on Russia was added August 5.

US passport holders have more international travel options now than at any point during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Total US cases have passed the 34.1 million mark since the pandemic started. After a promising spring and early summer of declining cases, new dark clouds appear on the horizon.

The Delta variant grows more concerning by the day. Some nations, such as Indonesia, are overwhelmed by Covid. And

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COVID vaccine vacation packages continue to attract tourists to Miami-Dade

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The free distribution of COVID vaccines continued Monday at a temporary drive-through site at Tropical Park in Miami-Dade County amid the new surge in coronavirus infections by the fast-spreading Delta variant.

There was a long line of cars entering the park from Bird Road. Among the people waiting for their turn to get a shot of the vaccine were tourists from Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Colombia. The vaccine is not as accessible in some of these countries as it has been in the U.S.

While the U.S. reports 70% of adults have been vaccinated against COVID,

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These Countries Are Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccines for Tourists

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At the beginning of 2021, when countries worldwide started their vaccination campaigns, every world government was rushing to make sure they secured enough vaccines to vaccinate at least the most vulnerable.

Then, as more vaccines were approved and available, the number of those vaccinated continuously grew.

Now, some tourist hotspots are taking the ‘game’ one step further by offering tourists the opportunity to vaccinate in a bid to attract more travellers, after 2020 brought the tourism sector in these places to its knees.

Among these countries are smaller but famous tourism destinations as the Maldives, as well as bigger countries

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Turku hires “helpers” to support residents and tourists in the city

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Turku hires “helpers” to support residents and tourists in the city

They will walk around the city wearing Hi-Vis jackets that read “Turku Help”

Typically, travellers make use of the internet and tourist information centres to find landmarks, attractions, accommodation, and restaurants in new cities. Despite this, many tourists still often find themselves lost and unable to reach their desired destinations.

Understanding this, the Finnish City of Turku has hired teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 to walk around and help anyone who needs information. The Turku helpers work for the city’s tourist information centre and can be

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