Covid-19


22 March 2021

Belgium to lift ban on non-essential travel on 19th April

According to a new Ministerial Decree published yesterday, Belgium will officially lift its ban on non-essential travel abroad on 19th April, after the Easter holidays. The latest […]
22 March 2021

Iceland reopens its borders to vaccinated tourists

As of yesterday 18th March Iceland has announced that the country will open its borders to vaccinated travellers from around the world. Worldwide arrivals will now […]
22 March 2021
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A common path to Europe’s safe re-opening

Ahead of the meeting of European leaders on 25 March, the European Commission is calling on Member States to prepare for a coordinated approach to a […]
19 March 2021

Thailand could fully reopen borders by October

The Thai government is hoping to reopen the country’s borders by October, with all Covid-19 restrictions lifted, Thailand’s Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) confirmed on 10th March. […]
19 March 2021

Where in the world is open to vaccinated travelers?

Across the world the same question is being asked: When can we travel again? The travel and tourism industry, which has been hardly hit, is eager […]
19 March 2021

Portugal to reopen to British tourism on May 17

Portugal will allow UK tourists into the country from May, the country’s Secretary of State for Tourism has said in the same week the European Union […]
18 March 2021

EU Digital Green Certificate will allow countries choose Russia and China vaccines

The Digital Green Certificate proposed yesterday by the European Commission and their plan to get vaccinated people traveling again, will leave key decisions up to member […]
18 March 2021

Manneken Pis joins the Covid Boys in Brussels

One year ago to the day, on March 18, 2020, Belgium confined itself. A highly symbolic date in the fight against the coronavirus, and in the […]
17 March 2021

EU vaccine passport: Everything you need to know about the Digital Green Certificate

The European Commission has made clear the importance of a restart to travel within the EU and beyond, and has today put forward a proposal to […]
16 March 2021

EU ‘vaccination passports’ will be free for all citizens

Today, the European Commission will present its proposal for the vaccination certificate. Individuals carrying such a certificate will be able to prove that they have been […]
16 March 2021

Greece gets ready to welcome tourists as of 14 May

Greece’s Tourism Minister Harris Theocharis announced this week that the country hopes to reopen its doors to visitors as of May 14. The plan, Theocharis announced, […]
16 March 2021

Commission’s ‘Digital Green Certificate’ to help boost travel during the ongoing crisis

The proposed certificate is designed to provide proof that a person has been vaccinated against Covid-19, has recovered from it, or has received a negative test […]
16 March 2021

What have I learnt from lockdown?

I live in a small town on the old Roman Watling Street between London and Dover, rather closer to Dover than London. In March last year, […]
15 March 2021

France announces easing of travel restrictions for seven non-EU countries

France has announced the easing of travel restrictions for the following seven non-EU countries; Australia, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. […]
15 March 2021

Australia and Singapore to set up bilateral travel bubble to relaunch tourism

Australia is in the process of “working with Singapore” to set up a travel bubble between the two countries which will enable bilateral tourism. It is […]
15 March 2021

Ethiopia receives 2.2 million Covid-19 vaccines for first round

This morning, the first round of Covid-19 vaccines arrived at Bole International Airport, an operation coordinated by Ethiopian Airlines. Africa’s biggest carrier converted passengers aircrafts into […]
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