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31 July 2020

Covid-19 contagion cases
skyrocket in Brazil

On July 29th, Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed 69,074 new cases and 1,595 deaths, both new single-day records. The country has been severely hit by the pandemic […]
30 July 2020

Separated by Covid-19:
#LoveIsNotTourism campaign

Bi-national couples separated because of Covid-19 travel restrictions are campaigning to have family reunifications considered as essential travel. A campaign with #LoveIsNotTourism has been launched on […]
30 July 2020

TAP Air Portugal resumes 65 routes in August
and 76 in September

In September, the Portuguese carrier replenishes about 40 percent of its normal pre-Covid operation. About 500 round-trip flights per week in August. In September, TAP will […]
30 July 2020

Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda:
Recipients of Safe Travels stamp

Popular holiday hot-spots Indonesia, Dubai and Rwanda are among the latest destinations begin using to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, which was […]
30 July 2020

Germany advises against travel
to Barcelona and Costa Brava

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases, the German authorities have released a new travel advice for some of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. Authorities fear that […]
29 July 2020

United Kingdom on the brink to impose quarantine on travelers from Belgium

The UK government is seriously considering to apply quarantine restrictions on arrivals from Belgium, as well as those from Luxembourg, starting as early as Thursday July […]
29 July 2020

Covid-19 fatigue: Secret raves organized in Berlin despite risks

When the Covid-19 emergency started five months ago, Berlin’s clubs were among the first places to shut down. But parties have never stopped in the German […]
29 July 2020

Revamped insurance guidelines to help recovery of tourism sector

Insurance is a vital part of tourism. It provided peace of mind and risk mitigation to consumers, suppliers, and organisations across the travel and tourism sector. […]
28 July 2020

Ryanair reports worst quarter in 35-years history

Europe’s largest low-cost airline had the most difficult quarter in its 35-year history due to the Covid-19 crisis. Ryanair reported a loss of 185 million euros […]
28 July 2020

US$320 billion: Latest data of Covid-19 impact on tourism

The toll of Covid-19 on international tourism is becoming more and more clear. Data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) shows that, up to May, the […]
28 July 2020

Sobering Covid-19 campaign
shocks viewers in Spain

The Government of Canarias in Spain has launched a sobering campaign called, The Last Gift. The video shows a family who gathers to celebrate the birthday […]
28 July 2020

Curfew declared in Antwerp
as Belgium battles to
control Covid-19 spike

Contagion numbers in Belgium continue to rise. Over the last seven days (Jul 17-23), there’s been an average increase of 71 percent compared to the previous […]
28 July 2020

Mandatory Covid-19 tests might be in store for German holidaymakers

Top state health officials in Germany have warned that tourists returning to Germany from high-risk countries, could be carrying the virus. The officials were concerned about […]
28 July 2020

Will India achieve herd immunity?

An official serological study conducted in India revealed that nearly one-fifth of Delhi’s population might have been infected by Covid-19. Officials have seen this is as […]
27 July 2020

Emirates will cover medical expenses if passengers catch Covid-19

Emirates airline to offer its passengers free cover for COVID-19 medical expenses and quarantine costs, in a unique assurance when they fly to any destination, in […]
27 July 2020

New safety measures
for European flights

In the past few days, many European countries like Spain, France and Belgium have seen an increase in COVID-19 cases. All European countries are currently working […]
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