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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

Air traffic in Europe on the rise again

Air traffic in Europe has begun to increase after months of travel restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. Eurocontrol reported more than 90,000 flights last week. […]
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
KLM

European Commission approves Dutch €3.4 billion liquidity plan for KLM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure consisting of a State guarantee on loans and a subordinated […]
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

Embraer E-Jet renews air in the cabin 20 times per hour

The logic for keeping the same safe distance on a plane as you would on the ground is understandable. Cabin air circulation and ventilation in an […]
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 […]
13 July 2020

Trust is the new
currency of tourism

For most people, travel is discretionary. We choose whether or not to travel, to move to someone else’s place to stay overnight or just for a […]
10 July 2020
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Gradual recovery of passenger flights at Brussels Airport

Since June 15th, Brussels Airport has been welcoming passengers for non-essential travel. 83,589 passengers passed through Brussels Airport that month, representing a decrease of – 96.5% […]
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 […]
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

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance release video campaign: You can fly with confidence

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance have jointly released a message in which they explain the measures their airlines are adopting to insure the well-being of their […]
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