Covid-19


22 February 2021
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Nepal considers banning women from traveling abroad

Recently, the government of Nepal has brought forward a new law that would ban Nepali women travelers from going abroad without permission from their families and […]
22 February 2021

UK Save Our Summer campaign calls out government

New UK travel campaign, Save Our Summer (SOS), is increasing pressure on the UK government to allow holidays abroad from 1st May, and is calling for […]
22 February 2021

Americans and British are so desperate to travel again that they would give up sex for a year

After a year that changed everything, it’s clear that modern travel has been profoundly altered, perhaps forever. As the vaccine rollout continues and restrictions begin to […]
21 February 2021

G7 group committed to beat Covid-19

G7 leaders met on February 19th and resolved to work together to beat Covid-19 and rebuild better. Drawing on the G7’s strengths and values as democratic, […]
19 February 2021

Madeira extends ‘green corridor’ to those vaccinated against or recovered from Covid-19

Madeira has broadened its tourist arrival policy: those tourists who present proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid-19 within 90 days, will be allowed to arrive […]
19 February 2021

Open letter sent to Boris Johnson urging him to save Travel & Tourism in the UK

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has sent an open letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, calling for his leadership ahead of next week’s […]
19 February 2021

Emirates to work with UNICEF for Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Emirates SkyCargo has signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritise the transport of Covid-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to help fight […]
18 February 2021

New survey shows travel planning is giving people hope

A recent survey of North American travellers, commissioned by adventure tour operator Exodus Travels and conducted by OnePoll, found that learning a new language and immersing themselves in travel stories […]
18 February 2021

UK: Travelers from 33 countries must undergo a hotel quarantine at their own cost

As of Monday February 15th, travelers arriving in the UK from any of the 33 countries considered as high risk, will need to book their stay […]
17 February 2021

Covid-19: First cases of Brazilian variant detected in Belgium

According to the Belgian news outlet De Standaard, at least four cases of the P.1 variant have been detected. Two confirmed samples were detected in Brussels, […]
17 February 2021

Denmark to launch its “Corona pass” for travel purposes

Denmark is working on a digital scheme that would let its holders enjoy a concert, a trip abroad or a dinner in a restaurant. According to […]
16 February 2021

US: Two masks are better than one in the fight against Covid-19

As mutations of the coronavirus spread, some specific protective methods and combinations, which are considered more effective, are being suggested to the public. The US Centers […]
15 February 2021

New Zealand returns to what we all long for: Barbecues without masks and no social distancing

After a scare in late January, where a case of undetected Covid-19 appeared in the quarantine hotel where all citizens have to stay after returning to […]
15 February 2021

Chinese Lunar New Year holiday travel down 60%

China observes two major extended holidays: National Day in October, and Lunar New Year. The latter traditionally sees more people traveling for family reunions, with a […]
15 February 2021

Mobility restrictions: UK suffering greater GDP losses than EU countries

Recent research shows that the ongoing restrictions to travel and blanket quarantines has seen the UK suffer greater GDP losses than many of its European counterparts […]
14 February 2021

“Magic has begun” with vaccination in Israel. Cases drop by half

Vaccination in Israel, the country with the most vaccinees per capita in the world, is starting to have an effect. Among the population over 60, cases dropped […]
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