| 23 May 2024, Thursday |

EU countries agree to open up to Israeli tourists

The European Union on Thursday added Israel to the list of countries who’s citizens will be allowed to visit for leisure, as Europe seeks to activate travel and salvage summer tourism from stringent coronavirus curbs.

This move which consists in reopening to Israeli tourists comes as the EU is seeking to ease its current blanket ban on non-essential travel from foreign countries, with only a handful of exceptions, including Australia and New Zealand.

No further details were provided.

  • Reuters