Covid-19

19 October 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong launch ‘world’s first’ Covid-19 travel bubble

The two Asian countries have created a travel pact which aims to ease travel restrictions for residents of both nations and visiting foreigners. Governments of both […]
19 October 2020

Belgium enters Phase-4 of confinement measures

The Belgian government has decided to tighten its measures to stop the sharp increase in coronavirus contagion cases. The Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, made the […]
15 October 2020

UNWTO Delegation in Brussels for
talks with EU leaders

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has led a high-level delegation to Brussels for a series of meetings aimed at ensuring tourism remains at […]
15 October 2020

Survey finds 70 percent of travellers plan to holiday in 2021

An overwhelming majority of US and Canadian travelers (99 percent) are eager to travel again, with 70 percent stating that they plan to take a holiday […]
14 October 2020

Netherlands enforces partial lockdown starting tonight

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced the Netherlands will go into a partial lockdown from 10:00 PM Wednesday (tonight) in order to combat the spread […]
14 October 2020

Non-EU citizens will have register to travel between EU countries

Starting at the end of 2022, non-EU citizens will have to register whenever they wish to travel between EU Member States. This applies to the citizens […]
13 October 2020
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport accelerates
preparations for a Covid-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of the airport, is working full force […]
13 October 2020

French PM does not rule out return of localized confinements

In an attempt to stem a second wave of Covid-19 contagion cases, French Prime Minister Jean Castex did not rule out, on October 12, the possibility […]
13 October 2020

Can testing get us back flying?

There has been a marked unwillingness to get on to planes and jet off to holiday. In the US, more than half of those who flew […]
12 October 2020

UK: Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out by NHS from next month

The NHS is getting ready to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine starting from next month, with five mass vaccination centers ready before Christmas. These centers will […]
12 October 2020

CommonPass: the Screening Tool Which Aims to Restart Travel

CommonPass is a digital health screening tool which is hoped to become the testing standard that will kickstart travel. Trials started last week and if successful, […]
12 October 2020

Airbnb Increases Efforts to Stop Parties and Large Gatherings for Halloween

Halloween weekend, and the celebrations that usually come with it, is fast approaching. Airbnb explains how, with the current pandemic in mind, it has increased its […]
9 October 2020

Brussels Bars Forced to Close Receive €2,000 From the City

The City of Brussels has announced that it will provide one-off aid, to the amount of €2,000, to bar and cafe operators who have been forced […]
9 October 2020

Travel & Tourism CEOs present
plan to save 100 million jobs

G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m […]
9 October 2020

‘Rediscover Jamaica’ Campaign Successfully Restarts Tourism

A country which, like many, has seen its tourism sector suffer the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica seems to be making its first steps towards […]
8 October 2020

Uganda Re-opens Borders and Welcomes Tourists Back to Nature

Following the countries re-opening of borders to tourists on 1st October, Uganda is welcoming back visitors to explore the natural beauty and incredible wildlife which makes […]
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