Traveling To Europe: A Complete Country-By-Country Guide For Visitors


This article was last updated on September 2, 2021.


Commercial flights returned to Albania on June 15, and the country is now open to all foreign travel. According to the U.S. Embassy, there are no vaccine, testing, or quarantine requirements to enter.

During the day, Albania’s restaurants, museums, and shops are all open and operating, welcoming tourists and locals alike. As of June 1, there is a country-wide curfew, restricting movement between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., which will remain in place indefinitely. Masks are no longer required for outdoor spaces but are mandated for all indoor public

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Critics question why Ige is asking visitors to stay away, but keeping popular attractions open


HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – On Monday, the governor urged visitors to cancel upcoming travel to Hawaii amid the state’s ongoing COVID surge.

But he stopped short of instituting any new restrictions in place.

And on Tuesday, the state said it wouldn’t close any of its scenic or recreational sites in a bid to discourage tourists from coming.

Critics say it’s hypocritical for the state to keep popular visitor attractions like the Diamond Head State Monument, the Makapuu Point Lighthouse Trail and the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet open if it really wants visitors not to come here.

“It’s mixed message,” said Healani

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Visitors to Stamford could find tourist information at St John’s Church


Tourism looks set to receive a boost in Stamford thanks to the initiative of a town guide.

Jill Collinge, a Blue Badge tour guide for more than 25 years, sprang into action following the “worrying closure” of the town’s tourist information centre, based at Stamford Arts Centre in St Mary’s Street.

Under plans to streamline services and renovate the arts centre, tourist information services are being merged into the role of box office staff, who will also pick up some of the work of the South Kesteven District Council advisors who worked in the now-closed office in Maiden Lane.

Jill Collinge, who has worked as a tour guide in Stamford for 25 years, often dressing for the role
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Persephone, the robot guide, leads visitors in a Greek cave


ALISTRATI, Greece — Persephone is a tour guide in Greece, but perhaps not the type people are used to.

Billed as the world’s first robot tour guide inside a cave, Persephone has been welcoming visitors since mid-July to the Alistrati Cave in northern Greece, 84 miles northeast of the city of Thessaloniki.

The multilingual robot covers the first roughly 500 feet of the part of the cave that is open to the public. In the remaining 2,400 feet, a human guide takes over.

The robot was named Persephone because, according to one version of the ancient Greek myth, it was

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Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission Launches “Share” Campaign to Welcome Visitors


The Olympic Peninsula is teeming with visitors this summer, and their return is a tremendous boost to local economies. At the same time, with local businesses struggling with staffing shortages, summer roadwork often causing traffic delays, and what feels like long lines everywhere, it could be a potential formula for extra tension. Keeping that in mind, the Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission (OPTC) is providing buttons to frontline hospitality workers to not only acknowledge their ongoing hard work and to let them know how appreciated they are, but also to give visitors a positive experience while they’re here.

The idea is

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1952 visitor’s guide recalls scenes of Jefferson City


In 1952, a visitor could pick up a guide to Jefferson City’s hospitality, attractions and history. It included current events, a map, industries and churches.

The city limits of Jefferson City at that time was the Missouri River on the north, Dix Road on the west, Stadium and Leslie boulevards on the south and Warwick Village on the East. McCarty Street was U.S. 50 through town before the Rex Whitten Expressway was constructed in the 1960s.

The traveler may have found the following information useful in this promotional tourist brochure.

“For something to eat, make your first stop Stegeman’s Café

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