Covid-19


31 July 2020

Covid-19 contagion cases
skyrocket in Brazil

On July 29th, Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed 69,074 new cases and 1,595 deaths, both new single-day records. The country has been severely hit by the pandemic […]
30 July 2020

Separated by Covid-19:
#LoveIsNotTourism campaign

Bi-national couples separated because of Covid-19 travel restrictions are campaigning to have family reunifications considered as essential travel. A campaign with #LoveIsNotTourism has been launched on […]
30 July 2020

Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda:
Recipients of Safe Travels stamp

Popular holiday hot-spots Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda are among the latest destinations begin using to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, which was […]
30 July 2020

Germany advises against travel
to Barcelona and Costa Brava

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases, the German authorities have released a new travel advice for some of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. Authorities fear that […]
29 July 2020

United Kingdom on the brink to impose quarantine on travelers from Belgium

The UK government is seriously considering to apply quarantine restrictions on arrivals from Belgium, as well as those from Luxembourg, starting as early as Thursday July […]
29 July 2020

Covid-19 fatigue: Secret raves organized in Berlin despite risks

When the Covid-19 emergency started five months ago, Berlin’s clubs were among the first places to shut down. But parties have never stopped in the German […]
29 July 2020

Revamped insurance guidelines to help recovery of tourism sector

Insurance is a vital part of tourism. It provided peace of mind and risk mitigation to consumers, suppliers, and organisations across the travel and tourism sector. […]
28 July 2020

US$320 billion: Latest data of Covid-19 impact on tourism

The toll of Covid-19 on international tourism is becoming more and more clear. Data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that, up to May, the […]
28 July 2020

Sobering Covid-19 campaign
shocks viewers in Spain

The Government of Canarias in Spain has launched a sobering campaign called, The Last Gift. The video shows a family who gathers to celebrate the birthday […]
28 July 2020

Curfew declared in Antwerp
as Belgium battles to
control Covid-19 spike

Contagion numbers in Belgium continue to rise. Over the last seven days (Jul 17-23), there’s been an average increase of 71 percent compared to the previous […]
28 July 2020

Mandatory Covid-19 tests might be in store for German holidaymakers

Top state health officials in Germany have warned that tourists returning to Germany from high-risk countries, could be carrying the virus. The officials were concerned about […]
28 July 2020

Will India achieve herd immunity?

An official serological study conducted in India revealed that nearly one-fifth of Delhi’s population might have been infected by Covid-19. Officials have seen this is as […]
27 July 2020

Portugal to launch reusable mask capable of inactivating virus

Portugal has launched a reusable mask which is reported to neutralize or “inactivate” the virus. The news has been widely reported as a breakthrough in the […]
27 July 2020

New campaign to boost Portuguese resilience in Covid-19 times

On June 24th, 1128, at the Battle of São Mamede in Guimarães, Afonso Henriques founded Portugal. To celebrate this significant date, in a year in which […]
27 July 2020

Covid-19 continues to frustrate holidaymakers and hosts alike

The absence of leisure tourists during the pandemic has reminded residents of what it was like before the hoards arrived. As the numbers of tourists and […]
27 July 2020

European Commission’s new measures for cross-border travel

As part of the EU’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, EU member states have adopted a set of conclusions aimed at restoring passengers’ and workers’ confidence […]
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