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15 February 2021

2020 European airport traffic falls to 1995 levels

Airports Council International (ACI) Europe reported full-year traffic figures for 2020, which reveal that passenger volumes fell by -70.4%, or 1.72 billion, compared to 2019. EU […]
11 February 2021

Travelling is not crime ETC strongly condemns new UK travel measures

The European Travel Commission (ETC) strongly condemns the new tough enforcement measures for travellers announced yesterday by the UK Government. As well as introducing two mandatory […]
10 February 2021

The 20 Best European Destinations to visit in 2021

For its 12th edition, the European Best Destinations competition collected a record of more than 600,000 votes from travelers scattered around the world: 192 countries in […]
10 February 2021
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EU Commission welcomes the European Parliament’s vote on the Recovery and Resilience Facility

The EU Commission is encouraging its Member States to move in the direction of sustainability and digitalization. 1. The Recovery and Resilience Facility  According to the […]
2 February 2021

Council updates recommendation on travel restrictions from third countries into the EU

The Council today adopted a recommendation amending the recommendation on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU and the possible lifting of such restriction. […]
28 January 2021
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A safe and sustainable recovery of Europe’s hospitality sector

Hospitality businesses are part of the European social and economic fabric, bringing diversity and vitality to city centres, rural communities, villages and tourist areas across Europe. […]
25 January 2021

NET calls for urgent coordination to ensure travel and tourism drive recovery

The European regions for competitive and sustainable tourism (NET) welcomes the decision of EU heads of state or government to coordinate their response to the Covid-19 […]
25 January 2021

Improved rail passenger rights adopted by EU Council

A reform of EU rail passenger rights will strengthen the rights of all passengers, and in particular those with disabilities or reduced mobility. It will also make […]
22 January 2021

“Non-essential travel should be strongly discouraged,” says Ursula von der Leyen

EU leaders agreed yesterday to consider restricting non-essential trips across the bloc’s internal borders to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Brussels’ top officials said. “All […]
20 January 2021
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Aviation industry urges EU to adopt a Covid-19 ‘vaccination certificate’ for travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a […]
20 January 2021

Europeans eager to travel during spring 2021 as Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins

Despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out. That is according to the […]
19 January 2021

Successful speedy roll-out of vaccine in the UK

Consider this: on the day the UK announced it had given the coronavirus vaccine to 1.5m of its citizens, there were some EU member states yet […]
18 January 2021

European Union considering Covid-19 “vaccine passports” for travel

The European Union is considering the implementation of a Covid-19 “vaccine passports” for travel within the bloc. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, […]
18 January 2021

Do you agree with the ‘vaccine passport’?

The idea of a ‘vaccine passport’ has been discussed in many EU many member states as a possible solution to enable restarting cross border travel, and […]
14 January 2021

European decision on Oxford vaccine expected in January

The European Medicines Agency announced this Tuesday that it has already received the application for conditional approval of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of […]
29 December 2020

Brexit: How will traveling in Europe look after 1 January 2021?

The rules for traveling between the UK and European Union countries will change on the 1st of January 2021. Here are some of the most important […]
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