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27 July 2020

European Commission’s new measures for cross-border travel

As part of the EU’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, EU member states have adopted a set of conclusions aimed at restoring passengers’ and workers’ confidence […]
26 July 2020

5 beautiful islands
ruined by bucket lists

The story of Diagoras the boxer moves me, makes me think of him running on the beaches of Rhodes, climbing up the hills to strengthen his […]
24 July 2020

US border pre-clearance facilities to open at Brussels Airport

On July 22nd, Belgian Vice-Premier Alexander De Croo announced that Brussels Airport has been effectively granted a license to host a US border pre-clearance station with […]
24 July 2020

Tourism Sector to Take Concrete Action on Plastic Pollution

A new set of Recommendations published on July 22nd outline how the global tourism sector can fight against plastic pollution while effectively facing the public health […]
24 July 2020

Domestic travel to play
a crucial role in European recovery

According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest quarterly report “European Tourism: Trends & Prospects”, the global health crisis has left the tourism sector in Europe […]
23 July 2020

KLM reopens the route to China

Following the relaxation of travel restrictions by the Chinese government, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines decided to reopen the Amsterdam-Shanghai route. The flights to mainland China were […]
23 July 2020

The tourism industry
looks to the future

The responsible restart of tourism is now underway across Europe. The United Nations World Tourism Organization believes that it’s crucial to support Member States and the […]
23 July 2020

Brussels Airlines receives €290 million in state aid

An agreement to rescue Brussels Airlines has been reached, the Flemish news outlet VRT NWS announced. It has been agreed that the Belgian government will lend […]
22 July 2020

Travelers confused by inconsistent Covid-19 travel rules

Travelers in Europe are facing different types of travel rules and advice, with each country across the continent emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic at different stages. […]
21 July 2020

Icelandair reverts its decision to fire all cabin crew members

Icelandair has reverted its decision and will not fire its flight attendants. The decision came after the airline managed to sign a last-minute deal with the […]
21 July 2020
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The German hospitality industry hit
by the COVID-19 crisis

The corona pandemic poses a great challenge to the world and it is severely affecting the economy of many countries. Germany has forecast a GDP decline […]
21 July 2020

Covid-19 drives German cruise
ship-builder into temporary shutdown

German shipyard Meyer Werft will halt production and suspend operations for six weeks starting on July 20th. There’s been a drop in orders linked to the […]
21 July 2020

Maldives, a tourist paradise threatened by rising waters

The Maldives: A tropical nation in the Indian Ocean which is composed of 26 atolls making up 1,192 tiny islands scattered 800km across the equator. A […]
21 July 2020

Belgium celebrates its 189th anniversary

On July 21st, 1831, a forty-year old German prince from the Saxe-Cobourg-Saalfeld duchy stood on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Brussels and was sworn […]
20 July 2020

Is Russia ready to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine by next month?

With over 770,000 reported cases, Russia is the fourth-worst affected nation struck by the pandemic globally. Finding a Covid-19 vaccine has become a priority for Russia’s […]
20 July 2020

Icelandair fires cabin crew members:
Pilots to take over onboard safety

Icelandair has taken the difficult decision to terminate the employment of its current cabin crew members and discontinue the employment relationship between the parties. The Company’s […]
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