08 July 2021
Matthew Fell, CBI Chief UK Policy Director, said:
“The end of quarantine for fully vaccinated journeys between amber list countries is hugely welcome news for the international travel sector, which has suffered more than most during the pandemic. It is now imperative that business and government work together to rebuild confidence and restore demand as we establish new travel norms while living with the virus.
“For operators, clear guidance on how new rules will work are essential to enable the sector to salvage part of the summer season.
“A truly risk-based approach to the government’s traffic light system with the aim of aim of adding to the green list countries as soon as possible, alongside reducing passenger testing requirements and greater transparency, will also be crucial if the sector is to bounce back and support the UK’s wider economic recovery.”