Covid-19

10 July 2020

St. Maarten to welcome
US tourists as of August 1st

Starting on August 1st, commercial flights between the United States and St. Maarten are expected to resume. The announcement of the re-opening was published on the […]
9 July 2020

Restarting tourism with an emphasis on sustainability

For the first time ever, the five regional bodies of Member States of the United Nations World Tourism Organization met virtually. The annual series of meetings […]
9 July 2020

France to implement ‘targeted’ confinement measures in case
a new outbreak appears

On Wednesday July 8th, French Prime Minister Jean Castex stated that France could take different and “more targeted” measures if a a second coronavirus wave were […]
9 July 2020

Scots can now travel to 39 countries without quarantine needed upon return

From July 10th, Scots are now able to travel to 39 countries without needing to quarantine for 14 days on their return. Spain, however, is not […]
8 July 2020

Belgium closes borders
to 15 non-Schengen countries

The Belgian Government has decided to keep its borders closed to travelers from the 15 countries that the European Union had recently marked as sufficiently safe. […]
8 July 2020

Maldives to remove visa fees
to boost tourism recovery

The Maldives will open its borders on July 15th and three important changes are expected: The visa fee of US$100 has been removed The US$100 fee […]
7 July 2020

New health safety label for the Brussels tourism sector

In order to enable the sector to reopen as safely as possible, today, the Brussels-Capital Region and visit.brussels are launching a health safety label, created in […]
6 July 2020

Should I go on holiday this summer?

After two regions in Spain have been placed back into lockdown again, some virologists have begun to question whether it is safe to continue allowing tourists […]
6 July 2020

Controversy arises after UK
announces “travel corridor” list

People arriving in England from dozens of nations will no longer need to quarantine from July 10th. The full list of countries which will be exempt […]
6 July 2020

The US-to-Europe travel ban
in a nutshell

The ban on entering the 30 European and Schengen countries as of July 1st applies to most arrivals from the United State but not all. The […]
2 July 2020

Restarting Tourism With Responsibility

The restart of tourism is seen as the return of hope and opportunity for many millions of people around the world. This week has Europe been […]
2 July 2020

Spain-Portugal border reopens after three-month closure

The border between Portugal and Spain was reopened on June 2nd in an official ceremony led by Spain’s King Felipe VI and the president of Portugal, […]
1 July 2020

Member states agree to lift travel restrictions for 14 countries

EU member states have given the green light to the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU. The Council of the […]
1 July 2020

Top 10 most-booked European cities for the first half of June

Lisbon has risen to the top of the list of the most reserved European cities during the first half of June, followed by Paris and Amsterdam. […]
1 July 2020

Lisbon is the most-booked European city for this summer

Travel activity had been restricted for several months due to the health measures imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19. Many travelers saw their plans derailed […]
30 June 2020

Testing, contact tracing and health certificates may become the new norm

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out the ‘Safe & Seamless Travel’ guidelines which include testing and tracing. The guidelines follow medical evidence […]
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