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Latest COVID-19 Travel and Airline News
Good news! Tourism in Thailand was hit hard by the COVID pandemic, but it looks like the country has a plan to ease restrictions for international passengers. The government of Thailand announced that starting next month the mandatory quarantine period will be shorter. The next step will be opening key tourist spots, like Phuket, to international passengers once 70% of the population is vaccinated. Lastly, there are plans to fully reopen for tourism by October 1, 2021. You can read more here!
More good news for anyone looking to travel this season, on March 18, 2021, Iceland officially opens its borders to international passengers! Iceland will be accepting fully-vaccinated passengers from all countries, allowing entry without quarantine or PCR tests. You can read more here!
Panama is yet another country that will allow vaccinated passengers from all over the world to enter. Panama’s Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre announced that passengers that received two doses of the vaccine will not have to quarantine or present a negative PCR test. You can read more here!
Interesting Loyalty Program Promotions
Hilton Honors announced another promotion, during which members can purchase points with a 100% bonus and doubled purchase limit! This offer will be available for a limited amount of time, through May 11, 2021. You can purchase your points here!
World of Hyatt
In honor of Hyatt opening their 1000th hotel, they will be offering 1,000 bonus points per night when staying at select hotels. This double bonus will be available for a limited amount of time, between April 1 and June 30, 2021. You can see all the details here!
Wyndham just announced a brand new promotion during which members can earn extra points for three stays consumed during the promotional period. This promotion will be available through May 28, 2021. Keep in mind that, in order to take advantage of the promotion members will first need to register. You can register for the promotion here!