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7 July 2020

New health safety label for the Brussels tourism sector

In order to enable the sector to reopen as safely as possible, today, the Brussels-Capital Region and visit.brussels are launching a health safety label, created in […]
6 July 2020

Should I go on holiday this summer?

After two regions in Spain have been placed back into lockdown again, some virologists have begun to question whether it is safe to continue allowing tourists […]
6 July 2020

Controversy arises after UK
announces “travel corridor” list

People arriving in England from dozens of nations will no longer need to quarantine from July 10th. The full list of countries which will be exempt […]
6 July 2020

The US-to-Europe travel ban
in a nutshell

The ban on entering the 30 European and Schengen countries as of July 1st applies to most arrivals from the United State but not all. The […]
6 July 2020

Ryanair accelerates Covid-19 refunds

Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, confirmed that it was making rapid progress in processing customer refunds for flights cancelled during the period from March to June as […]
6 July 2020

Aviation is the Achilles heel of the tourism sector

Transport is fundamental to tourism and to day excursions. The industry started with a day excursion for 570 people organised by Thomas Cook in 1841 from […]
5 July 2020

Brussels Airport welcomed more than 10 000 passengers for the first time in 3 months

Since the restart of non-essential travels within Europe on the 15th of June and as more countries reopened their borders, Brussels Airport has been adding more destinations […]
3 July 2020

UNWTO and Telefónica to drive tourism’s sustainable recovery

As tourism restarts around the world, Telefonica deepens its collaboration with the United Nations specialized agency to advance market intelligence in order to accelerate the sector’s […]
2 July 2020

Santorini: Toward an island
without plastic waste

The Greek volcanic island of Santorini with white houses, crystal blue beaches, steep slopes, stunning views and world-famous sunsets has never been that empty. With the […]
2 July 2020

Restarting Tourism With Responsibility

The restart of tourism is seen as the return of hope and opportunity for many millions of people around the world. This week has Europe been […]
2 July 2020

Aeromexico under Chapter 11 to implement financial restructuring

On June 30th, Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V announced that the Group as well as some of its affiliates have filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition […]
2 July 2020
Ryanair

Ryanair: Over 1,000 daily flights across Europe this summer

In July and August, Ryanair will operate over 1,000 daily flights across 200 European airports, restoring almost 90% of its pre-Covid-19 route network, although with lower […]
2 July 2020

Spain-Portugal border reopens after three-month closure

The border between Portugal and Spain was reopened on June 2nd in an official ceremony led by Spain’s King Felipe VI and the president of Portugal, […]
2 July 2020

Tourism reignited in London: Eurostar to restart route from Amsterdam

Starting from Thursday 9th of July, Eurostar will again be operating its direct high speed trains between London and Amsterdam. The operator has also taken extra […]
1 July 2020

Member states agree to lift travel restrictions for 14 countries

EU member states have given the green light to the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU. The Council of the […]
1 July 2020

Sustainable Valencia

During the lock-down Valencia has shown its inhabitants and visitors a friendly and sustainable face. The spring blossoms can be seen all around, in its parks […]
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