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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 […]
28 October 2020

International tourism down 70%: travel restrictions impact all regions

Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) […]
28 October 2020

Covid-19: Belgium becomes the worst-hit country in Europe

The most recent figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have shown that Belgium is now the country worst-affected by the coronavirus […]
28 October 2020

120 destinations in Brussels Airport’s winter schedule

Sunday 25 October marked the beginning of the winter season in the aviation sector. And even though it is a very unusual year, due to the […]
27 October 2020

Which countries remain Covid-free?

As of the 26th of October, only 11 of the 193 countries recognized by the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) do not register […]
27 October 2020

Aviation: EU receives authorization to impose duties on US imports

On October 26th, the Dispute Settlement Body of World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorized the EU to take countermeasures against the United States. The EU can […]
27 October 2020

Canary Islands Joins Observatory Network to Provide Data for Tourism’s Recovery

The Canary Islands has been confirmed as the latest member of the growing International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), overseeing the responsible development of tourism […]
27 October 2020

WTTC reacts to the opening of UK’s ‘air corridors’

The World Travel & Tourism Council, WTTC, has endorsed the opening of ‘air corridors’ between the UK and the Canary Islands, the Greek island of Mykonos […]
27 October 2020

Time for change: flying is not the problem, dirty fuel is

Like other sectors of the economy, travel and tourism is slowly weaning itself off fossil fuels which emit the greenhouse gasses which are warming our climate. […]
26 October 2020

Brussels-Vienna night train will run three times a week

As of the 13th of December, the night train services from Brussels to Vienna will run three instead of two times a week, the Austrian railroad […]
26 October 2020
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EU visa waiver program could be suspended for US nationals

Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to take measures to ensure that citizens from four member states no longer face “discrimination” […]
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