Oxford Vaccine Should be Used for Over 65’s says Irish Vaccination Expert

With Ireland’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout starting this week, one of the countries leading tropical medicine and vaccination experts has said he believes that the government are making a huge mistake by not using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on the over 65 age group. This decision was taken following a report from the Germany’s Robert Koch Institute…

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Vaccine Tourism

Press release date: 11th February 2021 Tropical Medical Bureau (TMB), Ireland’s largest travel medicine group, has noticed a new trend in people requesting PCR tests, prior to them travelling back to their home countries to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For example, this week TMB conducted PCR tests on Russian and British citizens who were preparing…

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Top January Sale Offers From American Holidays

Craving some adventure and escapism? Start planning your 2021 holiday with American Holidays – the perfect remedy to the January blues! American Holidays are the USA, Canada & Caribbean Experts; offering tailormade city breaks, road trips, beach, adventure, theme park & cruise holidays. You can book your 2021 holiday with peace of mind, thanks to…

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Tourists may present a negative antigen test to enter the Canary Islands

The Government of the Canary Islands approves the decree that establishes the possibility of replacing the restriction of entry with the safest and most economically viable health control   The new decree states that entry restrictions will not apply to passengers who undergo a health check consisting of a responsible declaration, a symptom check to…

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Last week I flew three times….. Reckless? No, and I’ll tell you why

Airports overseas use a rapid COVID antigen test to screen passengers, yet we’re still frustratingly out of step, writes Michael Collins Sunday Independent Opinion Piece Published 6th December 2020   Over the course of three days this week I took three flights in Europe, flying into airports in Paris, Vienna and Hamburg. Some might say…

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Barbados continued response to COVID-19, Ireland and UK move category

Barbados, the Jewel of the Caribbean, announced the implementation of new travel protocols for Ireland and the UK, effective 1st October 2020, which will remain in place over the next two weeks. The spikes in COVID 19 cases have shifted Ireland and the UK into the ‘high risk’ category level relative to entry into Barbados.  …

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Barbados – The Shipwreck Capital of the Caribbean

Press release date: 24th August 2020 If exploring glorious underwater landscapes and interacting with a diverse range of sea life tickles your fancy, then a holiday to Barbados is exactly what you need! While Barbados is famed for its white sand beaches, glistening warm waters and of course, it’s delicious rum, this beautiful island is…

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Explore the Golden Shores of St. Lucia with American Holidays

Located in the Eastern Caribbean, St Lucia is a tropical haven for intrepid adventurers. The island’s landscape is framed by the iconic Pitons – jagged emerald green volcanic peaks that soar majestically over the St Lucia’s soft white sandy beaches, lush rainforests, astonishing volcanoes and secluded sandy coves. If adventures in the sun is your…

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Canary Islands and UNWTO agree first safe flight using Digital Health Passport

The Canary Islands (Spain) and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) have agreed a pilot flight in July for the world’s first ‘safe’ flight using the Digital Health Passport, developed by Canarian company Hi + Card. Canary Island’s regional Tourism Minister Yaiza Castilla and Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, confirmed Friday…

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