Covid-19


3 December 2020

70% of destinations lift travel restrictions

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall. According to the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 70% of all […]
3 December 2020

Spain hosts international conference on the recovery of global tourism

With the aim of establishing actions and commitments to restart international travel, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government hosted a hybrid […]
3 December 2020

Covid-19: Belgium will start the vaccination process on 5 January

Last Wednesday, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo declared that Belgium will start the vaccination process against Covid-19 on 5 January, prior approval from the EU. […]
3 December 2020

Covid-19: The UK is the first Western country to vaccinate its population

Thanks to an approval in record time, the UK will be the first Western country to offer a coronavirus vaccine to the public. According to the UK […]
3 December 2020

Belgium sets a limit of four guests at Christmas and only one can use the toilet

This Christmas, people in Belgium will be allowed to invite up to four people into their garden to celebrate, however only one of these will be […]
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 […]
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