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What is it?

This API presents all active COVID-19 and crisis events information in the world.

Why use it?

Embed our API on your website for your customers to review active events to:

  • Reduce travel stress
  • Help travel resumption
  • Find the safest place to travel
  • Increase confidence in travel

How it works

This API combines and matches data retrieved from external providers.

To get the response, use one of our endpoints:

  • /v1/world/events - Returns basic information about events containing descriptions, severities, locations, countries, and dates.
  • /v1/world/detailedEvents - Contains additional fields about events adding summaries, advices and resources.
  • /v1/world/restrictions - Returns information about restrictions in country containing status, details and update date.

How to use

Sample request:

curl --location \
--request GET 'https://api.cert.platform.sabre.com/v1/world/detailedevents' \ 
--header 'Authorization: Bearer <ATK_TOKEN>'

Sample response:

[
  {
    "id": 178446,
    "name": "Israel - Restrictions - Nationwide Upd. 120",
    "startDate": "2021-12-12T10:53:41Z",
    "endDate": "2021-12-22T23:59:00Z",
    "severity": "CRITICAL",
    "locations": [
      {
        "name": "Israel",
        "latitude": 31.5,
        "longitude": 34.75,
        "nearbyAirports": [
          "HFA",
          "SDV",
          "JRS",
          "GHK",
          "KSW",
          "VTM",
          "RPN",
          "VDA",
          "BEV",
          "SED",
          "EIY",
          "MIP",
          "ETH",
          "YOT",
          "ETM",
          "TLV"
        ]
      }
    ],
    "countries": [
      {
        "code": "IL",
        "name": "Israel"
      }
    ],
    "description": "Israel extends the ban on foreign arrivals for an additional 10 days from 00:01 Dec. 13 in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19.",
    "summary": [
      "Israeli authorities have tightened domestic restrictions as of Aug. 19 amid a surge in COVID-19 disease activity nationwide. The \"Green Pass\" - which demonstrates that an individual is vaccinated, has recovered from, or has tested negative for COVID-19 within the past 72 hours – has been expanded to most sectors and now applies to all individuals aged three and above. Proof of the Green Pass is required to enter conferences, exhibitions, hotels, gyms, swimming pools, event halls and venues, festivals, restaurants and cafes, museums, libraries, tourist attractions, and institutions of higher education. Malls and large stores, however, are not subject to Green Pass restrictions.",
      "Additionally, authorities have reimposed caps on all gatherings. Private gatherings are limited to 50 people indoors and 100 outdoors, while gatherings at event venues are capped at 400 people indoors and 500 outdoors. Mass events are allowed to accommodate 1,000 people indoors and 5,000 outdoors. Facemasks remain mandatory in all indoor spaces and at outdoor events with more than 100 people.",
      "<em>International Travel Restrictions</em><br/>Israeli officials have prohibited citizens from traveling to Brazil, Bulgaria, Georgia, Mexico, Spain, and Turkey until further notice due to concerns over increased COVID-19 activity in those countries. Only individuals who have obtained special permission from authorities can travel to these locations; officials only grant permission in exceptional cases, such as for humanitarian purposes. Israelis can take connecting flights through the affected countries, provided the layover is less than 12 hours. All Israelis, including those who have been inoculated against COVID-19, returning from these locations may be subject to a fine and must self-isolate for at least seven days under the Health Ministry's quarantine requirements.",
      "Individuals arriving from low-risk countries (Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Hungary, Moldova, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan), including those inoculated against COVID-19, must self-isolate for up to 24 hours upon arrival in Israel or until they receive a negative COVID-19 test result. Arrivals from all other countries have to quarantine for seven days contingent upon receiving a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken on the seventh day of self-isolation.",
      "All persons traveling to Israel must produce a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. Moreover, all incoming international travelers must undergo a second COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense; this test will occur at the border crossing or a government-designated quarantine facility. Violations may be punishable by fines.",
      "Individual tourists remain barred from entering Israel due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Currently, only limited groups of vaccinated foreign tourists can enter Israel as part of organized tours. Arriving tourists must take a serological test to prove the existence of COVID-19 antibodies; the presence of antibodies from such tests allows international travelers to forgo the quarantine requirement. The serological test requirement remains in effect until further notice. Israel is negotiating with other countries regarding mutual recognition of vaccination certificates to remove the need for serological tests.",
      "Foreigners who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have recovered from the disease and have first-degree relatives in Israel are permitted to enter the country. These individuals must submit an entry request to Israel's Population and Immigration Authority and receive approval before their flight; they must also show proof of vaccination or recovery and proof of relation to an Israeli citizen or resident. Authorities will allow foreigners who have not been vaccinated against or have not recovered from COVID-19 to enter in exceptional circumstances, such as marriage to an Israeli citizen. Foreigners must have valid health insurance that covers treatment for COVID-19 for the duration of their visit.",
      "Authorities could reimpose, extend, further ease, or otherwise amend any restrictions with little-to-no notice depending on disease activity."
    ],
    "advices": [
      "Follow all official instructions. Abide by national health and safety measures. Reconfirm all business appointments and travel arrangements. Consider delaying traveling if experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, as they may prompt increased scrutiny and delays. Liaise with trusted contacts for further updates and guidance. Ensure contingency plans account for further disruptive measures or extensions of current restrictions. Reconsider and reconfirm nonemergency health appointments. Plan for waiting lines and delays at available shopping centers."
    ],
    "resources": [
      "<a href=\"https://www.gov.il/he\">Government of Israel Website (Hebrew)</a><br/><a href=\"http://www.elal.com\">El Al Airlines</a><br/><a href=\"https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019\">World Health Organization</a>"
    ]
  }
]

Sample request for restrictions endpoint:

curl --location --request GET 'https://api.cert.platform.sabre.com/v1/world/restrictions?countryCode=DE&category=INTERNATIONAL_TRAVEL' \
--header 'Authorization: Bearer <ATK_TOKEN>'

Sample response:

[
    {
        "countryCode": "DE",
        "category": "International travel",
        "restriction": "International passenger  rail services suspended",
        "status": "No",
        "updatedAt": "2020-07-08T16:58:41Z"
    },
    {
        "countryCode": "DE",
        "category": "International travel",
        "restriction": "International arrivals require health documentation?",
        "status": "Yes",
        "details": "All travelers arriving in Germany by air must present either a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within the 72 hours prior to arrival or an antigen test within the 48 hours prior to arrival.\nTravelers who have spent any time in a high-incidence area in the previous 10 days must also possess a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival for PCR tests and 48 hours prior to arrival for antigen tests.  Travelers who have either received the full course of a COVID-19 vaccine no less than 14 days before arrival or have recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months are exempt from quarantine requirements.\nPermitted arrivals from virus-variant areas must possess a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival or an antigen test within 24 hours prior to arrival. \nAll arrivals must complete a digital entry registration form prior to entry, exceptions apply for transit passengers and cross-border commuters.\n",
        "updatedAt": "2021-06-25T12:38:32Z"
    }
]