15.06.2024

Travel

Ben Gurion Airport

Israel Launches ETA System for Tourists from the USA and Germany, Expanding Digital Borders

PIBA's decision to implement the ETA system will help pre-screen tourists and enhance border security in Israel.

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Barcelona

Barcelona Increases Tourist Tax from April: Prices Will Rise for Vacationers

From April 2024, Barcelona will raise the tourist tax: in five-star hotels up to 6.75 euros per night

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Flag of Canada

Canada introduces historic restrictions on the number of temporary residents, including refugees

For the first time, Canada is limiting the number of temporary residents, including refugees and students, amid their increasing numbers

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Greece

Greece Changes Beach Usage Rules: More Freedom, Strict Restrictions

Ahead of the summer season, Greece tightens rules for beaches: 70% of the territory is free, a new tax for tourists

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Japan

Japan Intends to Introduce Visa for "Digital Nomads": Work and Travel

Japan has announced a "digital nomad" visa for foreigners from 49 countries, allowing them to work remotely and live in the country for up to 6 months

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Airport

Europe Gradually Eliminates Liquid Limit on Planes Thanks to New Scanners

European airports are smoothly lifting the restriction on 100 ml of liquids in carry-on luggage, using the latest scanners to speed up checks

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Flag of France

"Talent Passport" in France: Starting a New Life for Foreigners

France attracts foreign talents: the "Talent Passport" visa for artists, scientists, and investors without language requirements

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Jaime Martínez

Mallorca Introduces Fines up to 3000 Euros for Hooligan Behavior

The authorities of Mallorca promise fines of 3000 euros for vandalism and drunkenness, aiming to transform the island into a family-friendly vacation spot

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Nancy Faeser

Germany Extends Border Control Until March 2024

German control at the borders with Poland, the Czech Republic, and Switzerland has been extended until 2024 to reduce illegal migration. A 60% decrease in illegal border crossings has been recorded

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Cruise Ship AIDAaura, Illustrative Photo

First 3-year ocean cruise canceled just one week before departure

Life at Sea Cruises has canceled a unique three-year cruise one week before its start due to failure in acquiring the cruise ship AIDAaura, promises refunds to passengers

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