Posts tagged as travellers

Entering Latvia will be possible by presenting only one type of negative COVID-19 test result

Friday, January 22, 2021

Latvian government has adopted stricter rules for all travellers by stipulating that negative COVID-19 test result performed according to the most internationally recognized accurate method, will be required to enter Latvia from January 25. People who have developed COVID-19 recently (up to three months) will need to show a doctor’s certificate that they are not infectious. The additional security measures are aimed preventing the introduction of a viral infection and…

WTTC: Unvaccinated Travellers Should Not Be Discriminated Against

Friday, January 15, 2021

The World Travel and Tourism Council, a forum for the travel and tourism industry made up of members from the global business community, does not support the move of some countries planning to open the borders to vaccinated travellers, and to keep them shut for others. According to its President and Chief Executive Officer Gloria Guevara, while only a small share of the world population has received the vaccine, it…

Latvia imposes self-quarantine on Lithuanian travellers

Monday, September 21, 2020

Lithuania has been added to Latvia’s blacklist of coronavirus-affected countries. Travellers from Lithuania are now required to go into 10-day self-isolation when they go to the neighbouring country. Latvia’s Centre for Disease Prevention and Control announced the rule on Friday. The self-isolation requirement applies to all countries with infection rates of more than 16 new cases per 100,000 people over the last two weeks. Lithuania’s rate stood at 18.8 on…

Non-EU travellers unlikely to enter Lithuania until late June

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Lithuania and the EU are unlikely to open their external borders until late June, the country’s foreign minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday. The decision to open external borders should be made in coordination with the rest of EU member states, he told the radio Žinių Radijas. “There’s an understanding that we shouldn’t [open non-EU borders] until June 15. And that may be extended further, I’d predict, until the end…

Survey: 66% of travellers avoid areas at risk of terrorist attacks and natural disasters

Friday, March 1, 2019

When travelling, most Latvian residents always try to avoid destinations suffering from armed conflicts or natural catastrophes, SIA Latvia Tours representative comments on information from Latvia Tours Travel Index. Every fifth respondent said this information does not apply to them. The index shows that 72% of interviewed women said they avoid destinations with threats of terrorism or natural disasters when planning their travel. 60% of men are worried about subject.…