TESTIMONIALS – Crossing borders has become more difficult since the start of the pandemic. However, this exceptional period offers unique opportunities for discovery.
2 trillion dollars. This is the staggering sum lost by the world tourism sector in 2021, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). A figure similar to 2020. In question, the collapse of international traveler arrivals, of the order of “70 to 75% lower“, According to the UN agency, which more generally points to the restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone hoped that 2022 would be the beginning of a return to normal, but the Omicron variant decided to resist.
Indeed, many countries lock themselves behind their borders. Nationals, and even more foreigners, must multiply the tests and papers before being able to enter a new territory. However, irreducible people continue to travel despite everything. Even more surprising, some like Joris* consider that despite these obstacles:this is the best time to go abroad».
This young man from Toulouse, attracted by New Zealand since his…