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Dana is a Travel Tomorrow reporter. She graduated in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

2 February 2023

Plane wastewater analysis finds no Covid variants of concern from China

Following China’s reopening of borders to international travel and abandonment of the strict quarantine rules, several countries around the world have re-instated travel restrictions, including pre-departure, […]
1 February 2023

Pandemic reached a transition point but is still a global health emergency, says WHO

The International Health Regulations (IHR) Emergency Committee regarding the Covid-19 disease held its 14th meeting since the beginning of the pandemic on 27 January. After careful […]
16 January 2023

New covid guidance for long haul flights

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended passengers on long haul flights wear masks in response to a sharp rise in Covid-19 infections in the US and […]
16 January 2023

China stops issuing visas for Japan and South Korea in Covid reciprocity move

After China finally put an end to its zero-Covid policies on 8 January, reopening its borders to the world, several countries started imposing additional measures for […]
11 January 2023

2 billion Chinese are expected to travel for Lunar New Year holiday

The Lunar New Year holiday period already started. China’s biggest holiday, which this year falls on 22 January, has thousands of families preparing to reunite with […]
9 January 2023

China is fully confident in its capacity to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic

During the New Year holiday a few days ago, Beijing, one of the first cities in China to pass the peak of Covid infections, saw the […]
9 January 2023

China officially abandons zero-Covid policy

After three years of having the strictest Covid-19 restrictions in the world, China finally reopened borders on Sunday, 8 January. After years of lockdowns, people rejoiced […]
9 January 2023

Belgium requires travellers from China to present a negative covid test before departure

After several EU Member States started imposing testing requirements for travellers arriving from China, a meeting of the Council’s Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) unit established […]
5 January 2023

EU Member States agree on pre-departure testing of travellers from China

After EU Member States had been divided over the necessity of pre-departure testing of travellers coming from China for the past week, an emergency meeting of […]
4 January 2023

EU to demand pre-departure tests for travellers from China

Over the past week, European countries have been divided over the necessary requirements that need to be imposed on travellers arriving from China, considering the recent […]
3 January 2023

France urges all EU countries to test China arrivals for Covid

Several countries around the world are imposing preventive measures on travellers from China as the number of Covid-19 cases in the country continues to grow. After […]
3 January 2023

Belgium to test wastewater on airplanes from China

Federal Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke announced on Monday that Belgium will start testing the wastewater on airplanes coming from China, in an attempt to keep tabs […]
3 January 2023

13 countries imposing restrictions on travellers from China as Covid rebounds

Several countries around the world are imposing preventive measures on travelers from China as the number of Covid-19 cases in the country continue to grow. After […]
30 December 2022

EU rejects demands of bloc-wide testing China arrivals

On 29 December 2022, the EU Health Security Committee had an emergency meeting to assess the need of imposing Covid-19 testing requirements for travellers coming from […]
29 December 2022

Countries start imposing Covid testing for travellers from China

As China has started to relax travel restrictions and quarantine rules, other countries from around the world have started to re-impose mandatory Covid testing for travellers […]
26 December 2022

China relaxes quarantine rules for international travellers as of January 2023

Since the beginning of the pandemic, China has had some of the strictest Covid-19 travel restrictions, only recently starting to ease the entry requirements for international […]
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