Covid-19


26 January 2021

Is a four day week the solution to the post-pandemic economy?

The economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are being felt throughout the world, and many businesses have had to get rid of staff, furlough them, or […]
25 January 2021

Full recovery of tourism might still take two years

The crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call within the travel industry. Travelers are beginning to understand how their actions and choices […]
25 January 2021

A man hid for 3 months at the Chicago O’Hare Airport for fear of getting Covid-19

A man from California hid for three months in a secured area of O’Hare International Airport for fear of contracting Covid-19 during a flight. Aditya Singh, […]
25 January 2021

Bringing Covid-19 vaccines to West and Central Africa

In collaboration with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), UNICEF is leading efforts to supply approved Covid-19 for lower-mid-income countries around the world, most of which are […]
25 January 2021

NET calls for urgent coordination to ensure travel and tourism drive recovery

The European regions for competitive and sustainable tourism (NET) welcomes the decision of EU heads of state or government to coordinate their response to the Covid-19 […]
25 January 2021

International Study: How many people will take the Covid-19 vaccine?

With Covid-19 vaccines now being rolled out across the world, YouGov’s Covid-19 trackers show that people in Thailand and the United Kingdom are the most likely […]
22 January 2021

Global Tourism experts gather in Madrid to ensure the safe restart of tourism

The global tourism sector is starting the new year prepared to #RestartTourism when conditions allow, with the World Tourism Organization set to again bring together leaders […]
22 January 2021

“Non-essential travel should be strongly discouraged,” says Ursula von der Leyen

EU leaders agreed yesterday to consider restricting non-essential trips across the bloc’s internal borders to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Brussels’ top officials said. “All […]
21 January 2021

Impact of Covid-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition for billions in Asia and the Pacific

The economic impact of Covid-19 on the world’s most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion […]
21 January 2021

Indonesia gives priority to Instagram influencers for the Covid-19 vaccine

Along the elderly to first receive the Covid-19 vaccines in Indonesia, now stands also a group of social media influencers. The vaccination drive kicked off in […]
20 January 2021

Europeans eager to travel during spring 2021 as Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins

Despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out. That is according to the […]
19 January 2021

Successful speedy roll-out of vaccine in the UK

Consider this: on the day the UK announced it had given the coronavirus vaccine to 1.5m of its citizens, there were some EU member states yet […]
19 January 2021

WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in Covid-19 vaccine access

Addressing the agency’s Executive Board, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed fear that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality […]
19 January 2021

Holiday: Literally speaking it means a “holy day”

The word is Christian in origin, although in many English-speaking countries, it is widely used and accepted to wish people a “Happy Holiday,” regardless of a […]
18 January 2021

Tourist inflow to Almaty to increase by 25 percent in 2021

The number of tourists to Almaty is planned to be increased by 25 percent in 2021, the city’s relevant authority announced. Thus, during this year, the […]
18 January 2021

WHO rejects idea of a vaccine passport as a condition for travel

The idea of vaccine passports is being more and more often proposed as a possible solution to restore safe travel. This could potentially solve the gigantic […]
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