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21 December 2020

Brussels Airport: First flights with Covid-19 vaccines worldwide successfully completed

The first flights with COVID vaccines from Brussels Airport have been carried out successfully. Since the end of November, 7 flights have already been carried out […]
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, […]
18 December 2020

2021 to be the European Year of Rail

Next year will be the European Year of Rail, with a range of events and other initiatives to promote this green, comfortable and safe way to travel.  The […]
18 December 2020

Brussels Airlines announces 2021 summer schedule with caution

After a difficult 2020, Brussels Airlines is looking cautiously ahead to the summer of 2021. Traditionally, December and January are the months in which Belgians start […]
17 December 2020

Portugal hosts Crisis Committee: Cross-travel procedures

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has met for the last time in 2020, to continue advancing coordination and cooperation among all parts of the sector. The […]
17 December 2020

Guidelines for Inclusion and Diversity: An aid for global tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new high-level guidelines for inclusion and diversity in the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been […]
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

The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: South America

The pairing of food and community-based tourism (CBT) is a visceral relationship, and one which might assume a variety of nuances and shapes; the way the two themes […]
15 December 2020

Is hydrogen the future for aviation?

As we see and experience the impact of climate change – flooding, storms, wildfires and drought – awareness of the consequences of climate change grows. The […]
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 […]
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