U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued a statement on the Biden administration’s announced policy for entry of international air travelers, beginning on November 8.
With only 34% of world population fully vaccinated, immunisation inequality threatens economic recovery.
Reopening international travel will give businesses up and down the country a much-needed lifeline.
Hotel industry supports vaccinated employees being given the choice whether to continue wearing face coverings, in accordance with state and local laws.
COVID-19 certificates for international travel must be free, universally available and non-discriminatory. They must also be limited in time and use, the World Committee on Tourism Ethics has recommended.
CUPE Ontario is calling for temporarily unemployed airline workers to be prioritized as an available workforce to support COVID-19 vaccination clinics.