Covid-19


2 November 2020

Trials of China’s Covid-19 vaccines continue to make progress

Chinese officials have announced that no recipient of the Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use has reported severe adverse effects. Authorities’ records show that no vaccine […]
2 November 2020

Illegal parties: Several people fined during Halloween weekend in Belgium

Police in Brussels had to shut down parties and gatherings over the Halloween weekend. The actions were taken due to a violation on the current ban […]
2 November 2020

England announces new four-week lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a second national lockdown for England, beginning at 00.01 on Thursday 5 November and finishing at 00.01 on Wednesday 2 […]
2 November 2020

174 million tourism jobs could be lost due to travel restrictions

New figures from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveal that despite a slight improvement since June, an approximate 174 million Travel & Tourism jobs […]
30 October 2020

Belgium goes back into lockdown until 13th December

Belgian Prime-Minister, Alexander De Croo, announced this evening that Belgium will go back into lockdown starting this Monday 2nd November until 13th December. The most recent […]
30 October 2020

Pictures of Brussels under the curfew

Belgium is probably facing its worst time since the Covid-19 pandemic started. The number of cases is continually increasing: recently more than 10,000 cases per day […]
30 October 2020

Germany to enter ‘partial lockdown’ beginning Monday

On Wednesday, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s state premiers announced it will enter a partial lockdown beginning Monday 2 November. The country plans to […]
30 October 2020

Almost all European countries become red travel zones for Belgians

From today at 4 pm, almost the entire European Union will become a red travel zone for Belgians, according to the latest update on the website […]
29 October 2020

European Commission announces new measures to limit the spread of Covid-19

The European Commission announced an additional set of measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, which is now severely hitting most of EU countries. This […]
29 October 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Note: Last update of this article occurred on October 29th. Can I travel to Kazakhstan? To prevent the spread of Covid-19 infections, the Government of Kazakhstan […]
29 October 2020

Covid-19: France goes back into lockdown

On the evening of Wednesday, October, 28th, France’s President Emmanuel Macron announced that the country will go back into lockdown as of Friday October 30th. As […]
28 October 2020

International tourism down 70%: travel restrictions impact all regions

Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) […]
28 October 2020

Covid-19: Belgium becomes the worst-hit country in Europe

The most recent figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have shown that Belgium is now the country worst-affected by the coronavirus […]
27 October 2020

Which countries remain Covid-free?

As of the 26th of October, only 11 of the 193 countries recognized by the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) do not register […]
27 October 2020

WTTC reacts to the opening of UK’s ‘air corridors’

The World Travel & Tourism Council, WTTC, has endorsed the opening of ‘air corridors’ between the UK and the Canary Islands, the Greek island of Mykonos […]
26 October 2020
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EU visa waiver program could be suspended for US nationals

Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to take measures to ensure that citizens from four member states no longer face “discrimination” […]
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