Covid-19


14 October 2020

Netherlands enforces partial lockdown starting tonight

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced the Netherlands will go into a partial lockdown from 10:00 PM Wednesday (tonight) in order to combat the spread […]
14 October 2020

Non-EU citizens will have register to travel between EU countries

Starting at the end of 2022, non-EU citizens will have to register whenever they wish to travel between EU Member States. This applies to the citizens […]
13 October 2020
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport accelerates preparations for a Covid-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of the airport, is working full force […]
13 October 2020

French PM does not rule out return of localized confinements

In an attempt to stem a second wave of Covid-19 contagion cases, French Prime Minister Jean Castex did not rule out, on October 12, the possibility […]
13 October 2020

Can testing get us back flying?

There has been a marked unwillingness to get on to planes and jet off to holiday. In the US, more than half of those who flew […]
12 October 2020

UK: Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out by NHS from next month

The NHS is getting ready to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine starting from next month, with five mass vaccination centers ready before Christmas. These centers will […]
12 October 2020

CommonPass: the screening tool which aims to restart travel

CommonPass is a digital health screening tool which is hoped to become the testing standard that will kickstart travel. Trials started last week and if successful, […]
12 October 2020

Airbnb increases efforts to stop parties and large gatherings for Halloween

Halloween weekend, and the celebrations that usually come with it, is fast approaching. Airbnb explains how, with the current pandemic in mind, it has increased its […]
9 October 2020

Travel & Tourism CEOs present plan to save 100 million jobs

G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m […]
9 October 2020

‘Rediscover Jamaica’ campaign successfully restarts tourism

A country which, like many, has seen its tourism sector suffer the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica seems to be making its first steps towards […]
8 October 2020

Uganda reopens borders and welcomes tourists back to nature

Following the countries re-opening of borders to tourists on 1st October, Uganda is welcoming back visitors to explore the natural beauty and incredible wildlife which makes […]
7 October 2020

Stricter measures imposed in Brussels to stop spread of Covid-19

Under new proposals, all cafés in Brussels will have to close their doors from Thursday 8 October. It applies to cafes and the cafeterias of sports […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: Dutch hospitals have run out of leading treatment

Dutch hospitals have used up all their stock of Remdesivir, a US-made drug for treating severe Covid-19 patients and the first one to be approved by […]
7 October 2020

WHO: 10% of global population may have had Covid-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that approximately 10% of the total world’s population may have already been infected with covid-19. The estimate from the WHO […]
7 October 2020

Canary Island Hotel Welcomes New Type of Guests

1. From hotel to refuge centre With hotels closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government in the Canary Islands is using them as accommodation for […]
6 October 2020

New Covid-19 restrictions in Paris will be adjusted every fortnight

The government intends to adjust the restrictions, which have taken effect on Tuesday, October 6, based on updated health data. Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, announced […]
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