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16 July 2020

Cities respond to Covid-19 crisis:
Interview with Ricardo Rio, Mayor of Braga

Braga is one of the most visited cities in Portugal. This city is the 3rd biggest in the country, but so far remains with a low […]
16 July 2020

Holiday season in Covid-19 times:
A new focus on local tourism?

This summer, Belgians are invited to travel locally. An opportunity for them to (re)discover Wallonia and its rich heritage, which has served as the backdrop for […]
16 July 2020

Brussels Airlines in difficulties: Expansion of flights to be delayed by one week

Brussels Airlines’ management has announced to its employees that the company will postpone the extension of its flight schedule in August due to its worsening financial […]
16 July 2020

Llama antibodies:
A remedy for Covid-19?

Researchers in the UK announced on July 14th that antibodies taken from llamas could fight the coronavirus. The antibodies could be used as a treatment with […]
16 July 2020

“Tourism can promote solidarity and trust”:
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has sent a landmark message to the world, highlighting the sector’s unique role in advancing the 2030 Agenda […]
16 July 2020

Startups to Pitch How to Accelerate Sustainable Development and Tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the launch of a new Startup Competition to identify innovators who can boost tourism’s contribution to sustainable development. The […]
15 July 2020

A nationwide mask requirement could keep US Covid-19 cases
under control

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a nationwide mask requirement could keep the spread of coronavirus cases under control within a […]
15 July 2020

Europe could be facing a new Covid-19 wave

According to the Belgian expert Pierre Van Damme, Europe is now facing a second wave of coronavirus. The epidemiologist told the Flemish news outlet VTM that […]
15 July 2020

Safe and Responsible Restart of Tourism on the Canary Islands

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid an official visit to the Canary Islands to recognize the reopening of the destination and the steps […]
14 July 2020

July 14th: A ceremony to honor the heroes who have fought against Covid-19

The traditional army parade in Paris, for the national holiday of 14 July, will be replaced on Tuesday by a smaller ceremony honoring the military and […]
14 July 2020
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A quarter million people in Manila back into confinement after new Covid-19 spike

About a quarter million people in Manila will have to go into confinement again after a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, authorities in The […]
14 July 2020

Air traffic in Europe on the rise again

Air traffic in Europe has begun to increase after months of travel restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. Eurocontrol reported more than 90,000 flights last week. […]
14 July 2020

Russia reports successful clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

A clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine has been completed on volunteers in Russia with success, reported the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The trials […]
13 July 2020
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European Commission approves Dutch €3.4 billion liquidity plan for KLM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure consisting of a State guarantee on loans and a subordinated […]
13 July 2020

Outlook for potential Covid-19 vaccine remains uncertain

A study conducted by scientists in Germany suggests that Covid-19 might remain in the body only for a period of time in the range of months. […]
13 July 2020

Embraer E-Jet renews air in the cabin 20 times per hour

The logic for keeping the same safe distance on a plane as you would on the ground is understandable. Cabin air circulation and ventilation in an […]
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