Covid-19


20 July 2021

Updates to European travel map see many countries turning orange and red

The latest updates announced by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to the travel map of Europe sees several countries turning orange and […]
20 July 2021

Qatar is now welcoming fully vaccinated travelers

Qatar has reopened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers without the need to quarantine. The conditions have been laid by the Ministry of Public Health in […]
19 July 2021

Hospitality industry might soon be facing labor shortages in the US

A recent survey conducted by Joblist in the US reveals that many hospitality workers who lost their jobs during the pandemic aren’t so eager to go […]
19 July 2021

France requires 24-hour negative test for unvaccinated travellers from the UK and 5 EU countries

France now requires unvaccinated people arriving from the UK, as well as 5 European countries, to show a negative Covid test taken within the previous 24 […]
15 July 2021

Has Covid-19 ended overtourism for good?

International travel ground to a halt rendering empty streets in Barcelona and Rome, empty beaches in Greece and Thailand and ghost airports everywhere. It is indisputable […]
14 July 2021

What are the rules for traveling to France this summer?

The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, has announced that vaccination is now mandatory for all personnel working in the health or care sector. They have until […]
14 July 2021

Malta gives up plan to ban unvaccinated travellers

Following the Maltese government’s announcement on Friday that from July 14th only vaccinated travellers would be permitted into the country, they have now decided to abandon […]
13 July 2021

Brussels test event called a ‘medical success’

A test event organised on Saturday 3rd July at La Madeleine, an event hall in Brussels, has been named a ‘medical success’. Following the party there […]
13 July 2021

“World won’t recover from the pandemic until 2023,” says Joseph Borrell

European Union diplomacy chief Josep Borrell said today that “the world as a whole” will not overcome the pandemic before 2023, although Europe is already “coming […]
12 July 2021

Belgian pharmacies now perform Covid-19 tests for travellers

From today, people in Belgium in need of a Covid-19 test for reasons including travel and festivals, can now take a rapid antigen in more than […]
12 July 2021

29% of all destinations continue to keep their borders closed for international tourism

According to the figures from the latest edition of the Travel Restrictions Report from the United Nations, it has been shown that since June 1, 29% […]
12 July 2021

New report shows considerable impact of the pandemic on global economy

Asia Pacific was the region hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic according to the new annual Economic Trends Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
9 July 2021

European Covid-19 map puts Portugal and most of Spain on red

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has released its updated travel map, which shows all of Portugal and most of Spain as having […]
7 July 2021

Spain. Surge in Covid-19 cases force authorities to reimpose restrictions on nightlife

Authorities in Barcelona have announced that indoor nightlife activities will not be allowed again from this Friday July 9th. The government noted the flood of contagions, […]
7 July 2021

Germany repeals ban on travellers from UK, Portugal and others

On Monday Germany reopened its borders to travellers coming from the UK and Portugal, as well as several other countries, repealing a ban which had previously […]
7 July 2021

England lifts use of mask despite surge in Covid-19 cases caused by Delta variant

Despite a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases caused by the Delta variant, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday July 5th that he […]
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