EU finalizing plans to allow US tourists back this summer

BRUSSELS (AP) — Officials say the European Union is finalizing plans to allow tourists from the United States to travel to the 27-nation bloc this summer.

More than a year after the EU restricted travel to the region to a bare minimum in a bid to contain the pandemic, the European Commission said Monday it would make a recommendation to member states to allow American travelers back.

The commission didn’t say when exactly tourists will be allowed back inside the bloc, and if a reciprocal approach will apply to European tourists willing to travel to the U.S.

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