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12 May 2021

The twins meeting weekly at the Swedish-Norwegian border throughout the pandemic

Covid-19 regulations have separated many people across the world, either preventing them from returning home, or from seeing friends and loved ones. Even borders that were […]
12 May 2021

Brussels Airlines extends free rebooking period

Brussels Airlines has extended the option for customers to rebook their flights for free until July 31 2021. The rebooking fee for Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa […]
12 May 2021

Romania’s Bran Castle to offer free vaccine shots to visitors

Romania’s Bran Castle is offering free Covid-19 vaccine shots to its visitors, who then would be able to visit the medieval torture chambers for free. Travel […]
11 May 2021

Belgium eases measures from 9 June: Indoor hospitality and 4 guests at home

Today, Belgium’s Consultative Committee meeting decided that the country will relax its current coronavirus restrictions in several stages starting on June 9th. The Committee has been […]
11 May 2021

Pedro Machado: “In June and July, we may have worrying data regarding unemployment”

Portugal is easing Covid-19 restrictions after a strict two-month lockdown which included shutting schools. Now cafes, museums and shops can receive visitors. It’s a comeback for […]
10 May 2021

The importance of sustainability leadership in the tourism industry

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, and faculty and scientists of the Harvard T.H. Chan School […]
10 May 2021

New York City wants to offer free vaccines to tourists

As Covid-19 cases decrease and vaccinations increase, New York City is gradually reopening. After more than a year of closures and capacity restrictions, for restaurants, stores […]
10 May 2021

If not now, when?

Just last month the US President Joe Biden asserted that this is the  “decisive decade” for tackling climate change. In his opening address, he said, “Scientists […]
10 May 2021

Brussels Airport gets European funding to accelerate sustainable transition

Within the scope of the European Green Deal, the European Commission called for research and innovation projects that support the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Brussels […]
7 May 2021

Brussels Airlines waves goodbye to Magritte airplane

Brussels Airlines has announced that it will paint over the images meant to pay tribute to Belgian Surrealist painter René Magritte on one of its airplanes. […]
6 May 2021

EU Council adds Israel to the list of countries for which member states should gradually lift restrictions on non-essential travel

Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of […]
6 May 2021

Today is National Tourist Appreciation Day

Visiting countries different from your own, experiencing other cultures is part of understanding the world and widening one’s horizons. Traveling creates bridges. Tourists provide an essential […]
5 May 2021

Alaska to offer free Covid-19 vaccines to visitors this summer

Alaska will offer free Covid-19 vaccines to arriving tourists this summer in an effort to restart the tourism industry. Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said that Covid-19 […]
5 May 2021

“Covid-19 Pass” might be implemented in Flanders from July 11th

Flemish health minister Wouter Beke has announced that the Flemish government is considering the introduction of a “corona pass” system. With a pass, people who have […]
5 May 2021

Three wishes for a post-Covid world

The relationship between us and Covid-19 is a quite complicated and uncertain one. No one knows with certainty how long we will be linked and what […]
5 May 2021

Uzbekistan’s plan to reach zero emissions by 2050

Yesterday, the Press Club in Brussels held a press conference on the efforts and investments going into Uzbekistan and its energy sector, specifically the new Stone […]
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