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2 July 2020

Restarting Tourism With Responsibility

The restart of tourism is seen as the return of hope and opportunity for many millions of people around the world. This week has Europe been […]
30 June 2020

Testing, contact tracing and health certificates may become the new norm

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out the ‘Safe & Seamless Travel’ guidelines which include testing and tracing. The guidelines follow medical evidence […]
30 June 2020
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New App Designed to Facilitate Safe and Secure Border Crossings

As many countries around the world begin to ease travel restrictions introduced in response to the pandemic, the United Nations specialized agency has welcomed the responsible […]
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 […]
24 June 2020
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Online cooking classes without borders

Hi, I’m Kaja. I studied politics and public policy, worked within EU politics in Brussels and quit my job a year ago to become a cooking […]
24 June 2020
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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
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Hotels at fraction of occupancy despite general easing from lockdown

The hotel market in Belgium, as elsewhere, has taken a huge hit from the pandemic. The virus spread and lockdown measures have drastically reduced business and […]
23 June 2020

‘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 […]
23 June 2020
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Covid-19: Blessing and curse for the food scene?

In most countries restaurants are opening again, but the outbreak of the global Covid19 pandemic has hit them hard and it will take time for them […]
22 June 2020
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Travel light with style: Create your minimalist capsule travel wardrobe

I’m not known for being able to travel light. Even armed with a near obsessive mental library of tips, I still find myself scrambling to get […]
22 June 2020
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Slovenia, Ukraine and Egypt among new destinations receiving the ‘Safe Travels’ stamp

Egypt is the latest in a line of popular destinations around the world to sign up to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp […]
19 June 2020

Culture in times of Covid-19: What’s at risk for society

The cultural sector across the world is facing a crisis due to COVID-19. The International Council on Museums (ICOM) reported that 95% of the estimated 60,000 […]
17 June 2020
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IATA proposes Covid-19 testing criteria for air travel

On Tuesday June 16th, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the proposed criteria for COVID-19 testing during air travel. “If governments were to introduce COVID-19 […]
17 June 2020
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What’s the impact of the aviation crunch on oil demand?

On Tuesday June 17th, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that in 2021 there could be an increase in oil demand. It remained however cautious noting […]
16 June 2020
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Tourism’s Restart Brings Hope for Millions

The global pandemic has put at risk millions of jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry, which have welcomed the measures taken in June to ease […]