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29 January 2021
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Norway introduces its strictest entry rules since March 2020

To limit the risk of transmitting the significantly more contagious variant of the coronavirus, the Government is imposing far stricter rules on foreign nationals who seek […]
28 January 2021
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A safe and sustainable recovery of Europe’s hospitality sector

Hospitality businesses are part of the European social and economic fabric, bringing diversity and vitality to city centres, rural communities, villages and tourist areas across Europe. […]
28 January 2021

China using anal swabs to test for Covid-19

China has recently begun using a new form of testing for Covid-19; anal swabs. According to state TV, the country is performing the tests on those […]
28 January 2021

Sustainable tourism in beautiful Okinawa

Okinawa is just one of Japan’s 47 prefectures, and is made up of over 160 islands, 47 of which are inhabited remote islands. Along with its […]
27 January 2021

New Zealand might keep its borders closed for most of 2021

New Zealand’s borders are likely to remain closed for most of the year depending on the progress in the vaccination campaign against the coronavirus, Prime Minister […]
27 January 2021

Belgium might ease its confinement strategy in the spring of 2021

On Tuesday January 26th, Belgian health officials announced that the current confinement measures might be eased in the spring when most people over 65 have been […]
27 January 2021

Over 100 million Travel & Tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says […]
27 January 2021

Aviation is the Achilles heel of the travel and tourism industry

Outside of lockdowns in much of Europe, domestic tourism has enabled tourism businesses to survive. Tourism businesses are hurting, and increasing numbers are closing permanently.  International […]
27 January 2021

Belgium bans non-essential travel abroad until 1 March

On 22nd January, Belgium’s Consultative Committee decided to ban non-essential travel abroad until 1 March. Entering into force today, this measure will only exclude those who […]
26 January 2021
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Australia may not open its borders again until 2022

Australia’s Health Department Chief Brendan Murphy has said it is still premature to expect the country to reopen borders in 2021. There are currently travel restrictions […]
26 January 2021

Nepali climbers create history on Mount K2

A team of all Nepalese climbers made it to the headlines of International news media on the 16th   of January. After quite some time Nepal was […]
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

All airlines might soon require a negative Covid-19 test certificate from passengers going to Finland

On the 22nd of January, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, gave a recommendation for all airlines operating to Finland by which it recommends […]
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 […]
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