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14 April 2021

Belgium: Travel possible again from 19 April, terraces to open on 8 May

Belgium’s Consultative Committee today reached a compromise on the reopening of terraces on May 8th. As of Monday April 19th, schools are to reopen and travel […]
14 April 2021

This is Brazil’s new majestic statue of Christ

Brazil will soon have not one but two giant statues Jesus Christ. The new statue is being built in a small town in the south of […]
14 April 2021

Covid-19: Council agrees its negotiating mandate on the Digital Green Certificate

EU ambassadors today agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for a Digital Green Certificate. This certificate will facilitate safe and […]
14 April 2021

Belgium has reached 2 million Covid-19 vaccines milestone

Three weeks ago Belgium reached 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered, and yesterday it doubled this, according to the announcement at Tuesday morning’s joint press conference […]
14 April 2021

Uzbekistan improves legislation on the flora protection and on the trade in endangered species

Uzbekistan is not only a country-successor of the great ancient civilizations that once existed on its modern territory and gave the world a huge number of […]
13 April 2021

Dutch tourists head to Greece for all-inclusive ‘test holiday’

On Monday afternoon a group of 189 Dutch tourists travelled from the Netherlands to the Greek island of Rhodes for an eight day “test holiday”. The […]
13 April 2021

These are the most honest cities in the world

When travelling, there’s nothing more reassuring than honest people. Whether you are hiking through No Man’s Land or buying oranges at the local grocery store, honesty […]
13 April 2021

Brussels–Berlin gets another new night train connection

Following the European Sleeper announcement of a new Brussels-Berlin night train, another new train service has now been announced by Belgian company Moonlight Express. The second […]
12 April 2021

Antwerp Airport sees business flights increase and prepares for restart

Antwerp Airport is seeing business flights and flight movements increase in the first quarter of 2021. From April 20, TUI fly will again fly from the […]
12 April 2021

New York City’s Union Square to receive $100 million pedestrianised makeover

New Yorks City’s iconic Union Square is to receive a major makeover which will see the area transformed into a pedestrian-friendly, car-free zone, in a new […]
12 April 2021

Gloria Guevara: “We believe we are finally coming to the light at the end of the tunnel”

A year has gone by and the world has not recovered from the effects of the pandemic. Vaccination campaigns across the globe are underway and it […]
12 April 2021

Travel & Tourism contribution to UK GDP slumped a shocking £148 billion in 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals that the dramatic collapse of the UK’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out a […]
12 April 2021
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Travel & Tourism contribution to Germany’s GDP dropped a staggering €161 billion in 2020

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) reveals that the dramatic collapse of Germany’s Travel & Tourism sector has wiped out €161 billion from […]
9 April 2021

Rapid testing on departure aimed to revive international travel

Rapid testing on departure at airports is the key to unlocking international travel, says the World Travel & Tourism Council in its submission to the UK […]
9 April 2021

USA: Fully vaccinated people can travel

In its latest updated guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States has announced a significant easing of restrictions for those who […]
9 April 2021

A smell of post-Covid-19 times: an intellectual rebel honoured by German conservatives

The debate about Covid-19 has a multitude of facets: one of the most important (nevertheless a quite neglected aspect), is the “post Covid-19” one. While the […]
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