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3 November 2020

New breath test could detect Covid-19 virus in seconds

Early trials of a new test for coronavirus have shown the possibility of “rapid identification” of the virus. Results published by the Lancet (the world’s leading […]
3 November 2020

Covid-19: Anti-confinement demonstrations multiply in Spain and Italy

Several European countries have announced new confinement measures which have aroused the frustration of a segment of the population. In Spain and Italy clashes are multiplying. […]
2 November 2020

Portugal wins ‘Europe’s Leading Destination’ at World Travel Awards 2020

Known as the ‘Tourism Oscars’, the World Travel Awards, a global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism, has announced its Europe 2020 […]
2 November 2020

Trials of China’s Covid-19 vaccines continue to make progress

Chinese officials have announced that no recipient of the Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use has reported severe adverse effects. Authorities’ records show that no vaccine […]
2 November 2020

Illegal parties: Several people fined during Halloween weekend in Belgium

Police in Brussels had to shut down parties and gatherings over the Halloween weekend. The actions were taken due to a violation on the current ban […]
2 November 2020

England announces new four-week lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a second national lockdown for England, beginning at 00.01 on Thursday 5 November and finishing at 00.01 on Wednesday 2 […]
2 November 2020

Inclusive Employment in Hospitality

Four years ago Lemon Tree Hotels won Gold in the World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM, London for their commitment to barrier-free employment – they were […]
2 November 2020

This is the best time to travel like Stoics!

There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land again after a cheerful, careless voyage.” – Mark Twain How would Mark Twain react if he […]
2 November 2020

174 million tourism jobs could be lost due to travel restrictions

New figures from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveal that despite a slight improvement since June, an approximate 174 million Travel & Tourism jobs […]
30 October 2020

Belgium goes back into lockdown until 13th December

Belgian Prime-Minister, Alexander De Croo, announced this evening that Belgium will go back into lockdown starting this Monday 2nd November until 13th December. The most recent […]
30 October 2020

Germany to enter ‘partial lockdown’ beginning Monday

On Wednesday, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s state premiers announced it will enter a partial lockdown beginning Monday 2 November. The country plans to […]
30 October 2020

Almost all European countries become red travel zones for Belgians

From today at 4 pm, almost the entire European Union will become a red travel zone for Belgians, according to the latest update on the website […]
29 October 2020

Minimum one month break for Brussels-Vienna night train

Following their recent announcement that the direct Brussels-Innsbruck connection would stop mid-December and that services between Brussels and Vienna would increase to three times a week […]
29 October 2020

European Commission announces new measures to limit the spread of Covid-19

The European Commission announced an additional set of measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, which is now severely hitting most of EU countries. This […]
29 October 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Kazakhstan 🇰🇿

Note: Last update of this article occurred on October 29th. Can I travel to Kazakhstan? To prevent the spread of Covid-19 infections, the Government of Kazakhstan […]
29 October 2020

Covid-19: France goes back into lockdown

On the evening of Wednesday, October, 28th, France’s President Emmanuel Macron announced that the country will go back into lockdown as of Friday October 30th. As […]
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