The plan is for the vaccination certificates to be implemented by June 2021.
Thirteen EU member states have agreed on seven criteria that will be needed to apply for vaccines against vaccinated against COVID-19 for tourism purposes, Austrian media reported on Monday.
Austrian Tourism Minister Elizabeth Koestinger commented on the so-called “green certificates”, saying that “for European tourism it is a matter of survival” and adding that the criteria have now been sent for review by the European Commission.
According to the information, the plan is for the vaccination certificates to be applied by June 2021, which will allow freedom of travel for the upcoming summer season. This is in line with previous EU plans.
Austrian media point out that 13 EU countries that have agreed on this initiative are Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain.