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29 June 2020
Ryanair

Ryanair to offer 64 routes from Vienna as of July 1

Starting on Wednesday 1st July Ryanair will open 67 routes to and from Austria as part of the company’s post-Covid Summer 2020 schedule. Its Vienna base […]
29 June 2020
Berlin

Summer travel options from Berlin:
52 destinations in 31 countries

The number of holiday destinations on offer in Berlin and Brandenburg has increased for the start of the summer holiday season. 31 airlines currently fly to […]
29 June 2020
Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan to pay $3,000 to tourists who test positive for Covid-19

Uzbekistan will offer $3,000 (2,670 euros) to every tourist who contracts the coronavirus on its territory. In a country of more than 30 million people, severe […]
29 June 2020
airport

US citizens to be banned from entering Europe

US citizens will not be allowed to enter Europe when the EU’s external borders open on July 1st. The notification that US citizens are not allowed […]
29 June 2020

Help us recognise those from the travel and tourism sector who have tackled Covid-19

This year we are going to recognise those destinations, businesses and other organisations or individuals who have used tourism and their tourism assets to tackle the […]
25 June 2020

EU aviation calls for support to achieve a Green Recovery

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has joined a call issued by several associations representing Europe’s aviation sector for EU leaders to prioritize specific de-carbonisation initiatives in […]
25 June 2020
Lufthansa

European Commission approves €6 billion package for Lufthansa

The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute €6 billion to the recapitalization of Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH), the parent company of Lufthansa Group. The […]
25 June 2020

Moving to Malta during
the Covid-19 pandemic

I had decided to move to Malta in December, planning to move in April. I had co-founded an education consultancy company, Boom Malta, in July 2019 […]
24 June 2020
Plane cabin

Europe Leads Cautious
Restart of Tourism

Restrictions on travel, introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are slowly being eased, allowing tourism to restart in a growing number of destinations. The latest […]
24 June 2020
covid

26 passengers test positive for Covid-19 on Emirates flight

So far 26 passengers from Emirates flight EK380 have tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in Hong Kong. On June 20th, the plane left Pakistan bound […]
24 June 2020
train platform

New Rights of Redress
for EU Travellers

Some Member States had been blocking an agreement because they wanted to exclude air and train passenger rights from the scope of the law and wanted […]
23 June 2020
Plane cabin

EU Commission signs aviation agreement with Japan

On June 22nd, the European Commission signed an agreement on civil aviation safety with Japan. The agreement is meant to boost the EU’s cooperation with Japan […]
23 June 2020
mask

Confinement imposed on 350,000 people due to Covid-19 outbreak in Germany

Guetersloh county in Germany’s most populous state has been put into lock-down after a Covid-19 outbreak at a slaughterhouse. More than 1,500 people from the Toennies […]
23 June 2020
Ghent

Putting sustainable tourism at the centre of Ghent’s post-covid recovery

The Belgian city of Ghent has allocated more than €1.5m to boost its post-pandemic tourism, including more emphasis on sustainable tourism. In what it calls “a […]
23 June 2020
driving

‘Safe Travels’ protocol launched for attractions, car hire and short-term rental

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return […]
22 June 2020
airplane

European Aviation: Economic impact of Covid-19 likely to increase

Airlines in Europe are set to lose $21.5 billion in 2020, with passenger demand declining by over 50%, a research from the International Air Transport Association […]
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