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19 June 2020

Kazakhstan prepares to resume international flights by June 20

Starting from June 20, Kazakhstan will resume international flights to China, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Turkey. This easing of restrictions is to be done […]
19 June 2020
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Sustainability as the new normal: A vision for the future of tourism

With the aim to emerge stronger and more sustainable from the COVID-19 crisis, the One Planet Vision for the Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector builds […]
18 June 2020
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Travel-truck proposes ecological ways of travel

Jean-François Delvaulx has had an innovative idea for the times we live in: he has created a truck meant to be a moving travel agency. For […]
18 June 2020

Portugal is open for business

Portugal has reacted promptly to the pandemic. It has found ways to tackle the challenges and boost recovery. Just last week, the World Travel & Tourism […]
17 June 2020
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IATA proposes Covid-19 testing criteria for air travel

On Tuesday June 16th, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the proposed criteria for COVID-19 testing during air travel. “If governments were to introduce COVID-19 […]
17 June 2020
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Spain to open its EU borders on June 21st

On Sunday June 14th, Spain’s socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced that on June 21st Spain will reopen its borders with the rest of the EU, […]
17 June 2020
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What’s the impact of the aviation crunch on oil demand?

On Tuesday June 17th, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that in 2021 there could be an increase in oil demand. It remained however cautious noting […]
16 June 2020
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Tourism’s Restart Brings Hope for Millions

The global pandemic has put at risk millions of jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry, which have welcomed the measures taken in June to ease […]
16 June 2020
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Travel again in the EU: New web platform for travelers

On Monday June 15th, the European Commission launched the awaited online platform that provides up-to-date information regarding free movement and tourism in the EU. This is […]
16 June 2020

The life of an Ambassador during Covid-19

Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Kingdom of Belgium, Dilyor Khakimov, speaks about his life as a Digital Diplomat, the actions taken by the government of Uzbekistan […]
15 June 2020

Portugal receives “Safe Travels” stamp

Portugal has received the “Safe Travels” global safety and hygiene stamp delivered by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which aims to recognize governments and […]
15 June 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on travelers’ plans to visit Europe this summer

Results of the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) indicate that confidence for travel to Europe in summer 2020 is weak across all six markets monitored. What […]
15 June 2020
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Brussels Airport to implement systematic body temperature checks

Brussels Airport is ready for the safe restart of commercial aviation and has been selected as one of the pilot airports by EASA (European Union Aviation […]
15 June 2020

European Commission approves €1.2 billion rescue loan for TAP Air Portugal

The European Commission has approved a €1.2 billion rescue loan destined for TAP Air Portugal. On June 9th, 2020, Portugal informed the European Commission that it […]
15 June 2020
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Travel restrictions continue to be eased across EU countries

June 15th was the date set by the European Union to start reopening borders within the bloc. France decided to lift its restrictions and travelers from […]
15 June 2020

‘Safe Travels’ stamp awarded to global key destinations

Major destinations around the world have signed up to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism […]
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