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15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Belgium 🇧🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on 2 February 2021 1. Residents of Belgium Until 1 March, non-essential travel to other countries is forbidden to […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Cyprus 🇨🇾

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. MEASURES TO CONTAIN THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC With effect from 11/12/2020 (6.00 am) until 31/12/2020 (5.00 am) […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Austria 🇦🇹

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. Notice: Austria has issued a warning for the whole of the Czech Republic as well as […]
14 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Ireland 🇮🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on December 15th. In line with the EU traffic lights approach, the request to restrict movements does not apply […]
13 November 2020

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble to start on 22 November

Having first announced plans for a bilateral travel bubble in mid-October, in an attempt to repair some of the damage caused by the pandemic to their […]
13 November 2020

World’s Happiest Countries: How will the ranking change with Covid-19?

The World Happiness Report is an is an annual survey developed by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network for the United Nations. It investigates the level of […]
13 November 2020

Sveti Stefan: A unique place in Montenegro

Sveti Stefan is a little islet located in Montenegro, 7.5 Km south of Budva. Historically, the islet was home of an ancient fishing village characterized by red-tiled […]
13 November 2020

US could lose up to 9.2 million jobs due to travel restrictions

Up to 9.2 million jobs could be lost in the U.S. Travel & Tourism sector in 2020 if barriers to global travel remain in place, the […]
13 November 2020

“Tourism should be the key element to regenerate our countries” – Luís Araújo, President of the European Travel Commission

Luís Araújo gazes at the horizon and ponders the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in a world turned upside down by the pandemic. On the […]
13 November 2020

What is Nanotourism, and how can it help us?

There have long been concerns about the tourism sector and the role it plays in contributing to climate change, as well as the negative impacts (eg. […]
12 November 2020

How will the future of travel look under a Biden Presidency?

The travel restrictions linked to Covid-19 pandemic have put airlines, hotels, car rental businesses, restaurants, and many other stake holders on the brink of collapse. What […]
12 November 2020

Covid-19: When can we expect to have a vaccine?

On November 9th, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech announced results regarding a vaccine with 90% of efficacy. The news offers hope that a new tool […]
12 November 2020

Covid-19: Spain will require testing of tourists from risky countries

Starting from November 23, all visitors entering Spain will be required to provide a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours. The new rules applies to […]
12 November 2020

Why tourism can never die: Exploring the unknown

Mankind is thirsty. Thirsty for exploration. It’s always been this way, and it will always be this way. There will be wars. There will be viruses. There will be […]
11 November 2020

Tashkent International Tourism Fair goes online

This Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 November the Tourism on the Silk Road 2020 forum takes place, forming part of the 26th Tashkent International Tourism Fair […]
10 November 2020

Porto Santo named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Porto Santo is the second largest island of the the archipelago of Madeira and home to 5483 people. In addition to this, Porto Santo Biosphere Reserve […]
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