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The President of the United States, Joe Bide, has awakened the hope of European citizens that the ban imposed on travel from Europe will soon be lifted after remaining in force and keeping the travel process suspended for more than 16 months due to the coronavirus outbreak. Earlier, the European Union ambassador to the United States, Stavros Lambrinidis, stressed that the United States should end the travel restrictions imposed by COVID-19 on European travelers. Travelers must continue to comply with federal regulations to travel from countries other than the United States and its territories. Last week, the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VCMA) sent a letter to the United States embassy in Berlin calling on authorities to lift the travel ban imposed by the Biden administration and allow German citizens to cross the Atlantic again.
Fully vaccinated foreign travelers can travel to the United States across the northern and southwestern borders with Canada (and Mexico). The Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, has stated that the country is actively seeking to open travel bubbles with key partners in order to resume international travel soon. The World Travel and Tourism Council previously reported that Europe's travel and tourism sector suffered the deepest economic collapse last year due to the coronavirus. Some of the latest conservative COVID-19 countries are opening up, promising for the resumption of international travel and for allowing employers the flexibility to send employees who may not be vaccinated when assigned to more destination countries.