From Oct 2020, domestic travel subsidy program in Japan to cover half of the cost

The domestic travel subsidy program of Japan was introduced in July 2020. It was done to revitalize the domestic tourism sector which has got hit hard by the pandemic. The tourism minister, Kazuyoshi Akaba said on Tuesday that the program will cover half of travelers’ …

No more temperature checks? CDC changing COVID-19 screenings for international air passengers

The U.S. government is halting its enhanced entry screening for certain international passengers at airports starting Sept. 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s replacing the current system of temperature checks and screening for COVID-19 symptoms at 15 centralized airports with …