Covid-19

5 August 2020

Digital Nomads: Good news for
struggling tourist destinations

1. Digital nomads during the Covid-19 era The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the trend of digital nomads; this might be a boon for struggling tourist destinations […]
5 August 2020

Dubai Airport is dispatching Covid-19 sniffing dogs to check passengers

Dubai Airport is the first airport to make use of Covid-19 sniffing dogs to check arriving passengers. Before entering the United Arab Emirates (UAE), all passengers […]
4 August 2020

Covid-19 resurgence:
Tokyo reports 309 new cases

Covid-19 cases keep rising in the Japanese capital. Last Tuesday, the Tokyo metropolitan government reported 309 new cases and announced that the national tally exceeded again […]
4 August 2020

Has Covid-19 destroyed the business model for travel influencers?

Since the boom of Instagrammers and vloggers reached peaks never before seen in 2019, many people with an established online brand –some of them with several […]
4 August 2020

Building Canadians’ Confidence to Travel within Canada during Covid-19

Destination Canada has launched a national campaign running from mid-July to the end of August to give Canadians the confidence to travel within their country. The […]
3 August 2020

Tourism Restarts: 40% of Destinations Have Eased Travel Restrictions

The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing numbers of destinations ease COVID-19 related travel restrictions and adapt to the new reality. […]
3 August 2020

Belgium is the European leader in Covid-19 innovations

In the last few months, many Belgian start-ups have stood out with their responses to the pandemic, making Belgium the top European country in terms of […]
2 August 2020

Italy’s major tourist cities lose 34 million visitors due to Covid-19

Major Italian tourist cities have lost 34 million visitors this year due to Covid-19, which represents a drop in revenues of 7,600 million euros, according to […]
31 July 2020

Georgia welcomes visitors
who wish to work remotely

Georgia announced that it plans to welcome long-term visitors interested in working remotely from anywhere in the country. The initiative is part of the country’s reopening […]
31 July 2020

Covid-19 contagion cases
skyrocket in Brazil

On July 29th, Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed 69,074 new cases and 1,595 deaths, both new single-day records. The country has been severely hit by the pandemic […]
30 July 2020

Separated by Covid-19:
#LoveIsNotTourism campaign

Bi-national couples separated because of Covid-19 travel restrictions are campaigning to have family reunifications considered as essential travel. A campaign with #LoveIsNotTourism has been launched on […]
30 July 2020

Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda:
Recipients of Safe Travels stamp

Popular holiday hot-spots Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda are among the latest destinations begin using to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, which was […]
30 July 2020

Germany advises against travel
to Barcelona and Costa Brava

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases, the German authorities have released a new travel advice for some of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. Authorities fear that […]
29 July 2020

United Kingdom on the brink to impose quarantine on travelers from Belgium

The UK government is seriously considering to apply quarantine restrictions on arrivals from Belgium, as well as those from Luxembourg, starting as early as Thursday July […]
29 July 2020

Covid-19 fatigue: Secret raves organized in Berlin despite risks

When the Covid-19 emergency started five months ago, Berlin’s clubs were among the first places to shut down. But parties have never stopped in the German […]
29 July 2020

Revamped insurance guidelines to help recovery of tourism sector

Insurance is a vital part of tourism. It provided peace of mind and risk mitigation to consumers, suppliers, and organisations across the travel and tourism sector. […]
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