Covid-19


5 July 2021

5 million British tourists could face EU travel issues due to unapproved Covid-19 vaccine

As many European countries announce extra measures for British travellers due to the spread of the Delta variant, another revelation threatens British residents’ ability to travel. Due […]
5 July 2021

Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to Covid-19 impact on tourism

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than $4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according […]
2 July 2021

EU to lift travel restrictions for 10 new third countries

Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council of the European Union […]
1 July 2021

Ireland: Only those vaccinated against or recovered from Covid to be allowed into pubs

On Tuesday June 29th, Ireland’s Prime Minister Micheál Martin announced that indoor activities, including dining and bar service, will not return as planned on July 5th. […]
29 June 2021

Giant Buddhist statue in Japan gets a mask to pray for the end of the pandemic

A group of workers have put a mask on the 57-meter tall figure of the Buddhist goddess Kannon to help end the Covid-19 pandemic. A year […]
25 June 2021

Covid-19: Belgium’s Summer Plan

On Friday June 18th, Belgium’s Consultative Committee met and determined that from this Sunday, 27th of June, an easing of measures would come into effect. The […]
25 June 2021

16 new destinations added to the UK’s “green list”

UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) has added 16 destinations to its “green list”. Malta, Madeira and the Balearic Islands are among the most wished-for new additions. […]
24 June 2021

Belgium: Drop in incidence rate could change the country to green on travel map

On Friday June 18th, the European European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reassessed the risk level for Belgium and changed its risk color from […]
23 June 2021

576 passengers caught with fake Covid-19 tests at Brussels Airport

On Tuesday June 22nd, the public prosecutor’s office in Hal-Vilvoorde, Belgium, announced that between April 19th and June 11th, 576 passengers have been caught presenting falsified […]
23 June 2021

Italy to drop the use of face masks

Italy is considering removing the requirement to wear a mask outdoors. To achieve that goal in safe manner, the Executive has asked the opinion of the […]
21 June 2021

Spain and the Netherlands to ditch face masks outdoors from June 26th

Both Spain and the Netherlands have announced that from June 26th masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors as part of a new general easing of […]
18 June 2021

Curfew to be lifted in France this Sunday

On Wednesday June 16th, Jean Castex announced that due to the drop in Covid-19 contagion numbers seen across the country, the wearing of a mask outdoors […]
18 June 2021

Masks won’t be compulsory in Flanders by the end of summer

Politicians in Flanders have again underlined their goal of lifting most Covid-19 restrictions by September. According to Euractiv, Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon announced that September […]
17 June 2021

New York lifts Covid-19 restrictions

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Covid-19 restrictions are to be lifted immediately given that 70 percent of New Yorkers aged 18 or older have […]
17 June 2021

Indian village prays to new ‘corona goddess’ to be protected against Covid-19

In April and May of 2021, India became the global epicenter of the pandemic. In the midst of unfortunate circumstances, the country recorded consecutive days of […]
16 June 2021

Everything you need to know about the Belgian Covid Certificate

Starting today, Belgian residents travelling within the European Union for summer can request a coronavirus certificate to prove that they are Covid-free. Whilst the European ‘Digital […]
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