Covid-19

20 July 2020

Covid-19 is the most significant determinant of demand

A YouGov poll conducted between 29 June and 9 July revealed the continuing unwillingness of many people on the one hand to travel abroad and on […]
17 July 2020

Holidaymakers’ irresponsible behavior in Mallorca

After the closure of restaurants in Mallorca, German Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas (SPD), has dampened his hopes of a fast lifting of travel warnings […]
17 July 2020

More than €800 million:
The cost of Covid-19 for Heineken

Heineken has reported losses in the first half of this year as a result of the restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Dutch brewer posted […]
16 July 2020

Llama antibodies:
A remedy for Covid-19?

Researchers in the UK announced on July 14th that antibodies taken from llamas could fight the coronavirus. The antibodies could be used as a treatment with […]
16 July 2020

“Tourism can promote solidarity and trust”:
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has sent a landmark message to the world, highlighting the sector’s unique role in advancing the 2030 Agenda […]
15 July 2020

A nationwide mask requirement could keep US Covid-19 cases
under control

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a nationwide mask requirement could keep the spread of coronavirus cases under control within a […]
15 July 2020

Europe could be facing a new Covid-19 wave

According to the Belgian expert Pierre Van Damme, Europe is now facing a second wave of coronavirus. The epidemiologist told the Flemish news outlet VTM that […]
15 July 2020

Safe and Responsible Restart of Tourism on the Canary Islands

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid an official visit to the Canary Islands to recognize the reopening of the destination and the steps […]
14 July 2020

July 14th: A ceremony to honor the heroes who have fought against Covid-19

The traditional army parade in Paris, for the national holiday of 14 July, will be replaced on Tuesday by a smaller ceremony honoring the military and […]
14 July 2020
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A quarter million people in Manila back into confinement after new Covid-19 spike

About a quarter million people in Manila will have to go into confinement again after a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, authorities in The […]
14 July 2020

Russia reports successful clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

A clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine has been completed on volunteers in Russia with success, reported the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The trials […]
13 July 2020

Outlook for potential Covid-19 vaccine remains uncertain

A study conducted by scientists in Germany suggests that Covid-19 might remain in the body only for a period of time in the range of months. […]
13 July 2020

#wear2care: New campaign encouraging travelers
to wear a mask

A new ‘wear to care’ campaign has been launched by he World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling upon all travelers to wear protective face masks […]
10 July 2020

Where can US passport holders travel right now?

Many countries across the world have begun to ease travel restrictions and reopen their borders, and some have made the decision to welcome tourists from the […]
10 July 2020

UK government to pay 50% of restaurant bills to boost recovery

On Wednesday July 8th, the UK government announced that it would cover up to 50% of the bill for diners during the month of August to […]
10 July 2020

Belgium bans travel to
three EU regions

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Belgium has released a list with color codes indicating the areas to which Belgian citizens are not allowed to go this […]
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