Bulgaria will reintroduce its entry ban on U.S tourists due to rising cases of COVID-19 in the United States.
The move comes after the EU recommended that EU member states prohibited travelers from the United States after cases exceeded the safe threshold.
Italy became the first EU country to introduce new restrictions on U.S travelers after the government enforced mandatory quarantine on unvaccinated American travelers and mandatory testing for all U.S travelers regardless of their vaccination status.
The Netherlands also added a quarantine period for American tourists, even if fully vaccinated.
Although Bulgaria, the Netherlands, and Italy are the first European nations to take action on the advice, travel experts expect other countries to follow suit. The news will frustrate travelers, the travel industry, and airlines on both sides of the…