Covid-19


14 July 2020

July 14th: A ceremony to honor the heroes who have fought against Covid-19

The traditional army parade in Paris, for the national holiday of 14 July, will be replaced on Tuesday by a smaller ceremony honoring the military and […]
14 July 2020
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A quarter million people in Manila back into confinement after new Covid-19 spike

About a quarter million people in Manila will have to go into confinement again after a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, authorities in The […]
14 July 2020

Russia reports successful clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

A clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine has been completed on volunteers in Russia with success, reported the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The trials […]
13 July 2020

Outlook for potential Covid-19 vaccine remains uncertain

A study conducted by scientists in Germany suggests that Covid-19 might remain in the body only for a period of time in the range of months. […]
13 July 2020

#wear2care: New campaign encouraging travelers to wear a mask

A new ‘wear to care’ campaign has been launched by he World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calling upon all travelers to wear protective face masks […]
10 July 2020

Where can US passport holders travel right now?

Many countries across the world have begun to ease travel restrictions and reopen their borders, and some have made the decision to welcome tourists from the […]
10 July 2020

UK government to pay 50% of restaurant bills to boost recovery

On Wednesday July 8th, the UK government announced that it would cover up to 50% of the bill for diners during the month of August to […]
10 July 2020

Belgium bans travel to three EU regions

The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Belgium has released a list with color codes indicating the areas to which Belgian citizens are not allowed to go this […]
10 July 2020

St. Maarten to welcome US tourists as of August 1st

Starting on August 1st, commercial flights between the United States and St. Maarten are expected to resume. The announcement of the re-opening was published on the […]
9 July 2020

Restarting tourism with an emphasis on sustainability

For the first time ever, the five regional bodies of Member States of the United Nations World Tourism Organization met virtually. The annual series of meetings […]
9 July 2020

France to implement ‘targeted’ confinement measures in case
a new outbreak appears

On Wednesday July 8th, French Prime Minister Jean Castex stated that France could take different and “more targeted” measures if a a second coronavirus wave were […]
9 July 2020

Scots can now travel to 39 countries without quarantine needed upon return

From July 10th, Scots are now able to travel to 39 countries without needing to quarantine for 14 days on their return. Spain, however, is not […]
8 July 2020

Belgium closes borders to 15 non-Schengen countries

The Belgian Government has decided to keep its borders closed to travelers from the 15 countries that the European Union had recently marked as sufficiently safe. […]
8 July 2020

Maldives to remove visa fees to boost tourism recovery

The Maldives will open its borders on July 15th and three important changes are expected: The visa fee of US$100 has been removed The US$100 fee […]
7 July 2020

New health safety label for the Brussels tourism sector

In order to enable the sector to reopen as safely as possible, today, the Brussels-Capital Region and visit.brussels are launching a health safety label, created in […]
6 July 2020

Should I go on holiday this summer?

After two regions in Spain have been placed back into lockdown again, some virologists have begun to question whether it is safe to continue allowing tourists […]
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