Covid-19


15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Italy 🇮🇹

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. Can I travel to Italy? On 7 October 2020, the Italian Government decided to extend the nationwide […]
15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Belgium 🇧🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on 2 February 2021 1. Residents of Belgium Until 1 March, non-essential travel to other countries is forbidden to […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Cyprus 🇨🇾

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. MEASURES TO CONTAIN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC With effect from 11/12/2020 (6.00 am) until 31/12/2020 (5.00 am) […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Austria 🇦🇹

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. Notice: Austria has issued a warning for the whole of the Czech Republic as well as […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Ireland 🇮🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. In line with the EU traffic lights approach, the request to restrict movements does not apply […]
13 November 2020

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble to start on 22 November

Having first announced plans for a bilateral travel bubble in mid-October, in an attempt to repair some of the damage caused by the pandemic to their […]
13 November 2020

World’s Happiest Countries: How will the ranking change with Covid-19?

The World Happiness Report is an is an annual survey developed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations. It investigates the level of […]
13 November 2020

US could lose up to 9.2 million jobs due to travel restrictions

Up to 9.2 million jobs could be lost in the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector in 2020 if barriers to global travel remain in place, the […]
12 November 2020

How will the future of travel look under a Biden Presidency?

The travel restrictions linked to Covid-19 pandemic have put airlines, hotels, car rental businesses, restaurants, and many other stake holders on the brink of collapse. What […]
12 November 2020

Covid-19: When can we expect to have a vaccine?

On November 9th, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced results regarding a vaccine with 90% of efficacy. The news offers hope that a new tool […]
12 November 2020

Covid-19: Spain will require testing of tourists from risky countries

Starting from November 23, all visitors entering Spain will be required to provide a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours. The new rules applies to […]
11 November 2020

Tashkent International Tourism Fair goes online

This Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 November the Tourism on the Silk Road 2020 forum takes place, forming part of the 26th Tashkent International Tourism Fair […]
10 November 2020

Tourism Sector: Together For the Future

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has once again brought leaders from across the sector together for high-level talks aimed at strengthening cooperation between the public and […]
10 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 31st. 1. Can I travel to the UK? After 1 January 2021, EU citizens can continue to […]
10 November 2020

Travel Barometer: Sentiment for long haul travel slowly picks up in major tourism markets

The latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) indicates a positive shift in people’s attitudes to overseas travel in September-December 2020. It will take a while, however, before […]
9 November 2020

Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE today announced their mRNA-based vaccine candidate, BNT162b2, against SARS-CoV-2 has demonstrated evidence of efficacy against COVID-19 in participants without prior evidence of SARS-CoV-2 […]
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