Covid-19


27 September 2021

Australia plans to open its borders by Christmas

Australia’s tourism and trade minister, Dan Tehan, estimated that international borders would be open by Christmas and that the country will relax its travel restrictions before […]
23 September 2021

Europeans remain upbeat about travelling, despite Delta variant

Rising Covid-19 cases and the Delta variant might have been affecting Europe lately but travel sentiment among Europeans has remained high over the summer. Almost 70% […]
21 September 2021

Unvaccinated US travelers have to self-isolate upon arrival in France

On September 10th, the government of France issued a decree that removed the United States from the country’s “green” list, banning non-essential travel for unvaccinated travelers […]
21 September 2021

US to lift ban on EU travelers

On Monday September 20th, the White House announced that it will remove the travel ban on citizens of 33 countries, including all European Union countries and […]
20 September 2021

How are some EU countries managing to lift Covid-19 restrictions?

Despite the diffusion of the Delta variant and the rise of infections in the rest of the world, some EU countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands, […]
20 September 2021

Belgium lifts use of face mask while Brussels implements wider use of Covid Safe Ticket

The extension of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will be mandatory in Brussels on October 1st for a whole series of sectors, such as the hotel […]
14 September 2021

Cuba to start welcoming international tourists in November

From November 15th, Cuba will gradually reopen its borders to tourists and without requiring PCR tests upon arrival. Despite an increase in Covid-19 cases, Cuba plans […]
13 September 2021

UK scraps plan to introduce vaccine passport

On Sunday September 12th, the government of Boris Johnson’s confirmed that its plan to impose the use Covid passports in nightclubs and other entertainment venues will […]
10 September 2021

Denmark becomes the first EU country to drop Covid-19 measures

Thanks to the success of the vaccination campaign, Denmark is the first EU country to lift all coronavirus restrictions and to completely go back to pre-pandemic […]
10 September 2021

EU to remove Japan and 5 other countries of its safe travel list

Japan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brunei, and Serbia will be removed of the EU safe travel list. Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting […]
8 September 2021

New Zealand lifts Covid-19 lockdown

This week, New Zealand has lifted its tight Covid-19 lockdown measures. The new rule, which is in force since last Tuesday, has allowed more than three […]
6 September 2021

Small and large events: What are the rules in Brussels?

On September 1, Belgium lifted several Covid-19 restrictions. But the Brussels Capital Region has not implemented the same relaxations that came into effect last Wednesday in […]
27 August 2021

IATA backs European Digital Covid Certificate as global standard

IATA commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global […]
25 August 2021

This is how non-EU tourists can apply for France’s health pass

On July 21st, France made it obligatory to show a passe sanitaire (health pass), for access to public venues for more than 50 people. Then, as […]
25 August 2021

Belgian biomedical start-up finds Llama antibodies can blunt Covid variants

A Belgian biomedical start-up has found that llama antibodies can blunt Covid variants and could therefore have a role in the global fight against Covid-19, reports […]
23 August 2021

UK researchers have developed cheaper and faster Covid tests

Scientists at the University of Birmingham, England, are developing a new cheaper and quicker Covid test which they say could be used in airports in as little as […]
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