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8 December 2020

British grandma receives first Covid-19 vaccine

Authorities in the UK began rolling out the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, December 8th. The patient was Margaret Keenan age 90. She […]
8 December 2020

“Adopt me for Christmas” – saving Christmas of stranded Brussels expats

This year, Brussels expats have to take difficult decisions regarding the Christmas festive period. Due to coronavirus travel restrictions, many of them won’t be able to […]
8 December 2020

Stories matter

Stories, myths and legends can be true or false, they can be used for good or evil. In this age of social media and people skulking […]
7 December 2020

KLM and Delta to offer guaranteed Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam

KLM and Delta will offer Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam from December 15th, 2020. The airlines have joined efforts with the Dutch Government, Amsterdam Airport […]
7 December 2020

European Commission criticized for lack of vaccine transparency

MEPs and health advocates believe that vaccine contracts will leave pharma companies with a large payout. Contracts’ terms and costs that EU taxpayers will have to […]
7 December 2020

One step towards the TEE 2.0: New night trains will connect Europe in 2021

Several new cross-border night trains will connect some European countries. The railway companies from Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland are currently planning to launch the new […]
7 December 2020

“Cascais is an international case study in the fight against Covid-19” Carlos Carreiras, Mayor of Cascais

When in January 2020 we started to receive the initial information on what was going on in China, the scenario was seen as something far away that would […]
7 December 2020

72-hour quarantine-free trips could revive international business travel

International business travel could restart if agreement is secured to safeguard journeys of up to 72-hours free from quarantines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
7 December 2020

Delta launches new contact tracing for travelers flying to the US

Delta is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep international customers informed of potential Covid-19 exposure through contact tracing. Along with nine […]
4 December 2020

Accessible Tourism will become a Game Changer

Ensuring accessibility for tourists with specific access requirements can be a ‘game changer’ for destinations around the world as they look to bounce back from the […]
4 December 2020

Covid-19: Belgium reveals its vaccination strategy

On Thursday, the public health ministers of Belgium announced the Covid-19 vaccination strategy, including priority groups to receive the shots. “We have a view on not […]
4 December 2020

Brussels Government approves the adoption of SmartMove

The Brussels Government is building the city of tomorrow in accordance with the 2019 Regional Policy Declaration. It will be a friendlier, healthier, more prosperous city […]
4 December 2020

Covid-19: France to impose border checks to stop skiing abroad

In order to prevent French holidaymakers going to ski in neighboring Switzerland, French Prime Minister Jean Castex has decided to impose random border checks. France, together […]
4 December 2020

Covid-19: German scientists identify key indicator for severe infections

German scientists have identified immature blood cells that could result in coagulation complications in patients infected with Covid-19. This discovery could allow to detect potential severe […]
3 December 2020

70% of destinations lift travel restrictions

The number of destinations closed to international tourism has continued to fall. According to the eighth edition of the UNWTO Travel Restrictions Report, 70% of all […]
3 December 2020

Spain hosts international conference on the recovery of global tourism

With the aim of establishing actions and commitments to restart international travel, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Spanish Government hosted a hybrid […]
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