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17 December 2020

Mandatory quarantine for all red-zone travelers returning to Belgium

According to Karine Moykens, head of the Interfederal Testing & Tracing Committee, all travelers entering Belgium from a red zone will have to undergo a mandatory […]
17 December 2020

Covid-19: French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive

Emmanuel Macron, French President, tested positive for Covid-19. “The President of the Republic has been diagnosed positive for Covid-19 today,” the statement from the Elysee Palace […]
15 December 2020

The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: South America

The pairing of food and community-based tourism (CBT) is a visceral relationship, and one which might assume a variety of nuances and shapes; the way the two themes […]
15 December 2020

Is hydrogen the future for aviation?

As we see and experience the impact of climate change – flooding, storms, wildfires and drought – awareness of the consequences of climate change grows. The […]
15 December 2020

“International travel can restart without waiting for vaccines” — World Travel & Tourism Council

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and major international industry bodies have joined forces to call for the immediate restoration of international travel using proven […]
15 December 2020

Expats returning after Christmas scare Belgium

As the expat workforce begins to travel back home for the holidays, Belgian experts start worrying about a possible future spike in Covid-19 infections once expats […]
15 December 2020

Traveling post-Brexit: What to keep in mind

On January 1st, 2021, the United Kingdom will finally leave the European Union. This means that traveling between the EU and the UK will become more […]
14 December 2020

Covid-19: Schiphol gets ready to transport the vaccine

The Dutch government recently announced that the first vaccinations will probably take place in the Netherlands starting in January. But how does the vaccine actually get […]
14 December 2020

Ethiopian Airlines ‘Ready’ to Fly Covid-19 Vaccines to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the launch of a cold chain air freight to transport temperature-sensitive medicines, including a potential COVID-19 vaccine and comes amidst concerns of […]
14 December 2020

No entry to EU for UK citizens post-Brexit due to Covid-19 regulations

As the end of the Brexit transition period approaches, it has been announced that UK citizens will be unable to travel to EU states from 1st […]
14 December 2020

Can our global efforts to combat Covid-19 teach us to work collectively with climate change?

Last week, the UK started the vaccination of care workers, front line staff and elderly people across our nation. With many heralding the day of this […]
14 December 2020

Aldeia da Mata Pequena: A village with 12 people maintained tourism in the summer

Imagine a little enchanted village with only 12 people…  Just 3 families live in this place, hidden in a protected natural area called Penedo do Lexim. […]
11 December 2020

The best tourism film in the world is Portuguese

Portugal has conquered the Oscar of tourism films, awarded by the International Committee of Film Festivals and Tourism (CIFFT), with the film “You Only Love Once” […]
11 December 2020

Brussels Region ready to launch its vaccination plan

The Brussels Capital Region has set up a Covid-19 vaccination plan, aiming to ensure that all inhabitants can get the shots. European authorities are supposed to approve […]
11 December 2020

Indonesia: Restarting Tourism in Bali

The United Nations World Tourism Organization, UNWTO, has concluded a first in-person visit to Bali since the start of the pandemic. The delegation met with key […]
10 December 2020

A no-deal Brexit could risk hundreds of thousands of jobs in the tourism industry

The UK government and the EU must agree a deal over Brexit to save and secure millions of Travel & Tourism jobs, says the World Travel […]
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