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19 February 2021

Madeira extends ‘green corridor’ to those vaccinated against or recovered from Covid-19

Madeira has broadened its tourist arrival policy: those tourists who present proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid-19 within 90 days, will be allowed to arrive […]
19 February 2021

Open letter sent to Boris Johnson urging him to save Travel & Tourism in the UK

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has sent an open letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, calling for his leadership ahead of next week’s […]
19 February 2021

Emirates to work with UNICEF for Covid-19 vaccine distribution

Emirates SkyCargo has signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritise the transport of Covid-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to help fight […]
19 February 2021

Air France KLM group reports a net loss of €7.1 billion in 2020

On February 18th, Air France KLM group released its 2020 financial results showing that the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has had a sever impact […]
18 February 2021

New survey shows travel planning is giving people hope

A recent survey of North American travellers, commissioned by adventure tour operator Exodus Travels and conducted by OnePoll, found that learning a new language and immersing themselves in travel stories […]
18 February 2021

La Petite Fabrique the new organic house in Paris

On the south-eastern edge of Paris next to the 1950s Olympiad towers is La Petite Fabrique (the Little Factory), an experimental and innovative eco-build. With the construction […]
18 February 2021

Council of the EU signs off on slots and licenses to support the ailing transport sector

On February 15th, the Council of the EU adopted two sets of temporary rules to support the transport sector, which continues to be heavily impacted by […]
18 February 2021

UK: Travelers from 33 countries must undergo a hotel quarantine at their own cost

As of Monday February 15th, travelers arriving in the UK from any of the 33 countries considered as high risk, will need to book their stay […]
17 February 2021

Covid-19: First cases of Brazilian variant detected in Belgium

According to the Belgian news outlet De Standaard, at least four cases of the P.1 variant have been detected. Two confirmed samples were detected in Brussels, […]
17 February 2021

2020 marks the worst year for international arrivals to Europe in over 30 years

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, its widespread impact continues to weigh heavily on European destinations and the wider tourism economy. The most recent […]
17 February 2021

Denmark to launch its “Corona pass” for travel purposes

Denmark is working on a digital scheme that would let its holders enjoy a concert, a trip abroad or a dinner in a restaurant. According to […]
16 February 2021

Charles de Gaulle airport abandons plan for a new terminal

The French government has announced that it is abandoning its plan for a new terminal at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris. They pointed out that […]
16 February 2021

Living with pandemics

An H1N1 virus caused the last major pandemic with genes of avian origin. It was rampant 1918-1920, often referred to as Spanish Flu it was first […]
16 February 2021

US: Two masks are better than one in the fight against Covid-19

As mutations of the coronavirus spread, some specific protective methods and combinations, which are considered more effective, are being suggested to the public. The US Centers […]
15 February 2021

Coca-Cola will start testing the use of paper bottles

Stepping up their game and at being responsible with its ecological impact on the planet, Coca-Cola has unveiled its paper bottle prototype and will soon start […]
15 February 2021

New Zealand returns to what we all long for: Barbecues without masks and no social distancing

After a scare in late January, where a case of undetected Covid-19 appeared in the quarantine hotel where all citizens have to stay after returning to […]
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