Covid-19


21 December 2020

Thailand eases travel restrictions for travelers from 56 countries

The Thai Government has announced new measures in an attempt to support Thailand’s hardly hit tourism industry. Thailand has decided to ease travel restrictions for tourists […]
20 December 2020

Stricter rules for travelers arriving in Belgium

Belgium has announced tighter measures for border crossings to curb the spread of the coronavirus during the end-of-year period, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced during […]
18 December 2020

Europeans less keen to travel ahead of approaching holiday season

Europeans’ travel sentiment weakens amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases and the implementation of lockdown measures across Europe, according to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest […]
18 December 2020

Tourism Acceleration Program in the Middle East

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in partnership with Google hosted their second edition of the global Tourism Acceleration Program in the Middle East region, […]
17 December 2020

Mandatory quarantine for all red-zone travelers returning to Belgium

According to Karine Moykens, head of the Interfederal Testing & Tracing Committee, all travelers entering Belgium from a red zone will have to undergo a mandatory […]
17 December 2020

Covid-19: French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive

Emmanuel Macron, French President, tested positive for Covid-19. “The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for Covid-19 today,” the statement from the Elysee Palace […]
15 December 2020

“International travel can restart without waiting for vaccines” — World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and major international industry bodies have joined forces to call for the immediate restoration of international travel using proven […]
15 December 2020

Expats returning after Christmas scare Belgium

As the expat workforce begins to travel back home for the holidays, Belgian experts start worrying about a possible future spike in Covid-19 infections once expats […]
15 December 2020

Traveling post-Brexit: What to keep in mind

On January 1st, 2021, the United Kingdom will finally leave the European Union. This means that traveling between the EU and the UK will become more […]
14 December 2020

Covid-19: Schiphol gets ready to transport the vaccine

The Dutch government recently announced that the first vaccinations will probably take place in the Netherlands starting in January. But how does the vaccine actually get […]
14 December 2020

No entry to EU for UK citizens post-Brexit due to Covid-19 regulations

As the end of the Brexit transition period approaches, it has been announced that UK citizens will be unable to travel to EU states from 1st […]
14 December 2020

Can our global efforts to combat Covid-19 teach us to work collectively with climate change?

Last week, the UK started the vaccination of care workers, front line staff and elderly people across our nation. With many heralding the day of this […]
11 December 2020

10 PM curfew extended to 15 January for large part of Belgium

Brussels Capital Region and Wallonia will both be extending their curfew until 15 January, according to announcements by the regions’ governments yesterday, in order to curb […]
11 December 2020

Brussels Region ready to launch its vaccination plan

The Brussels Capital Region has set up a Covid-19 vaccination plan, aiming to ensure that all inhabitants can get the shots. European authorities are supposed to approve […]
11 December 2020

Indonesia: Restarting Tourism in Bali

The United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, has concluded a first in-person visit to Bali since the start of the pandemic. The delegation met with key […]
10 December 2020

A no-deal Brexit could risk hundreds of thousands of jobs in the tourism industry

The UK government and the EU must agree a deal over Brexit to save and secure millions of Travel & Tourism jobs, says the World Travel […]
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