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  1. Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans as category 4
  2. The CDC recommends un-vaccinated to avoid Labor Day weekend travel
  3. The U.S. extended land border closures with Canada and Mexico through at least September 21
  4. Hawaii’s governor basically said don’t come
  5. Oahu, effective Sept 13th, will require proof of full vaccine or a negative covid-19 test taken within 48 hours for indoor spaces
  6. September 1, Turks and Caicos will require all visitors 16 years and over to show proof of vaccination before entering
  7. Beginning September 3, The Bahamas will require that all cruise ship passengers ages 12 and older be fully vaccinated
  8. Carnival Cruise Lines announced that starting on August 14th, all passengers over 12-years-old will be required to be vaccinated
  9. Disney Cruise Lines announced that starting on Aug. 28, all passengers over 12-years-old will be required to be vaccinated
  10. Hyatt hotel group announced the purchase of ALG that includes Secrets, Dreams, Breathless, Zoetry, Alua and Sunscape resorts
  11. The Cayman Islands introduced their 5 Phase Border Re-opening solution
  12. Fiji hopes to open by November 1
  13. Next summer, Venice Italy will require booking a ticket in advance for a fee
  14. This week, the European Union recommended that Americans should be banned from nonessential travel
  15. So far… effective Sept 1, Italy is requiring all non-vaccinated US citizens over 12-years old to quarantine for 5 days upon entry and that vaccinated US citizens take a covid-19 test
  16. US Passport office is still backed up
  17. United Airlines mandates employee vaccinations
  18. Delta Airlines will add a surcharge for un-vaccinated employees
  19. Croatia and Austria have a vaccine expiration date restriction
  20. Raging fires in Lake Tahoe, Greece, and Turkey
  21. Answered two questions from Instagram:
    a. How does insurance work if unexpected changes/news come up?
    b. With all the changes – what are the pros and cons of booking just a few weeks out?
  22. Slow Traveling Soul Sister podcast announcement

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Danielle Lewis is a Travel Agent/Advisor who specializes in helping busy Women plan customized Culinary and Wildlife vacations worldwide. #GoSeeDoBe #SelfishMeTravel

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