Covid-19


2 December 2020

Covid-19: BioNTech and Pfizer apply for EU approval of their vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Tuesday, December 1, that they have filed a conditional marketing authorization with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for their Covid-19 vaccine. The […]
2 December 2020

Japan: More suicides in a month than Covid-19 deaths in a whole year

The number of suicides in Japan in October was higher than the number of deaths caused by covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. According to […]
2 December 2020

Covid-19: The vaccine won’t arrive in Belgium before mid-January

According to Walloon Health Minister Christie Morreale, Belgium will not receive the first doses of Covid-19 vaccines before mid-January. Her estimation is based on a statement […]
30 November 2020

A small Belgian town becomes the world center of the Covid-19 vaccine

The world’s future depends on a Belgian town located in Flanders that counts only 17,000 people. It is in the small Belgian town of Puurs that […]
30 November 2020

Certain shops to reopen in Belgium as of Tuesday December 1st

Belgian news outlet La Libre has reported that Belgium’s Consultative Committee has decided to reopen some non-essential shops in the country again from Tuesday, December 1st. […]
29 November 2020

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Winter Wonders in Brussels

To limit the spread of the coronavirus, the twentieth edition of Winter Wonders in Brussels (Plaisirs d’Hiver) has been cancelled. In practical terms this means that […]
26 November 2020

France: Vaccination will not be mandatory

“I will not make vaccination mandatory,” said Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, November 24th. Already on November 9th, the High Authority of Health considered that an obligation […]
26 November 2020

First coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Belgium this year

Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced on Tuesday, during a visit to Brussels Airport, that Belgium will receive its first doses of Covid-19 vaccine before the […]
25 November 2020

UK: Cutting the 14-day quarantine to five days

The UK government’s latest move that will slash the travel quarantine lockdown if passengers test negative on the fifth day, will provide an economic boost and […]
24 November 2020

Covid-19: AstraZeneca’s vaccine shows 70% to 90% efficacy but it’s easier to store

Faced with extended restrictions around the world, people are hoping for a vaccine against Covid-19 will be soon available. For the time being, laboratories are competing […]
23 November 2020

TUI cancels Lapland holidays as Covid-19 means ‘magic’ may be lost

Travel and tourism company TUI has cancelled all Lapland Holidays this winter for customers coming from the UK and Ireland, as they are concerned that they […]
23 November 2020

Swiss hotel school enters the virtual education marketplace

The Switzerland based hotel.school has announced its entry into the virtual online education sector, providing virtual education for hospitality professionals and ‘transforming hospitality education’. 1. About […]
23 November 2020

Thailand introduces Special Tourist Visa

After introducing a 90-day visa in October, Thailand has now launched a shorter 60-day visa to travelers coming from mid-risk countries. But there are, of course, […]
21 November 2020

Europeans are planning 2021 trips despite Covid-19 second wave

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns over falling ill at the destination and quarantine restrictions have resulted in postponing more […]
20 November 2020

Global Summit in Cancun to help restore Travel & Tourism around the world

The first major conference in the ‘new normal’ of the Covid-19 world will take place in Cancun, Mexico on 23-25 March 2021, hosted by the World […]
19 November 2020

Brussels coronavirus curfew extended into mid-December

On Wednesday, regional officials announced that the current coronavirus curfew in Brussels will be extended by more than one month. The current curfew in Brussels, which […]
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