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16 June 2020
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Tourism’s Restart Brings Hope for Millions

The global pandemic has put at risk millions of jobs in the hospitality and tourism industry, which have welcomed the measures taken in June to ease […]
16 June 2020
Paris

Travel again in the EU: New web platform for travelers

On Monday June 15th, the European Commission launched the awaited online platform that provides up-to-date information regarding free movement and tourism in the EU. This is […]
16 June 2020

The life of an Ambassador during Covid-19

Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Kingdom of Belgium, Dilyor Khakimov, speaks about his life as a Digital Diplomat, the actions taken by the government of Uzbekistan […]
15 June 2020

Portugal receives “Safe Travels” stamp

Portugal has received the “Safe Travels” global safety and hygiene stamp delivered by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) which aims to recognize governments and […]
15 June 2020

Impact of Covid-19 on travelers’ plans to visit Europe this summer

Results of the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) indicate that confidence for travel to Europe in summer 2020 is weak across all six markets monitored. What […]
15 June 2020
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport to implement systematic body temperature checks

Brussels Airport is ready for the safe restart of commercial aviation and has been selected as one of the pilot airports by EASA (European Union Aviation […]
15 June 2020

European Commission approves €1.2 billion rescue loan for TAP Air Portugal

The European Commission has approved a €1.2 billion rescue loan destined for TAP Air Portugal. On June 9th, 2020, Portugal informed the European Commission that it […]
15 June 2020
Rome

Travel restrictions continue to be eased across EU countries

June 15th was the date set by the European Union to start reopening borders within the bloc. France decided to lift its restrictions and travelers from […]
15 June 2020

‘Safe Travels’ stamp awarded to global key destinations

Major destinations around the world have signed up to the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism […]
15 June 2020
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190 million jobs could be lost in the Travel & Tourism sector

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, the travel and tourism sector faces the risk of up to 190 million jobs being lost due to […]
15 June 2020

Travel Tomorrow: Discover the world after covid-19

Today, Buscardini Communications, a Brussels-based communications agency, launched a new global media focused on travel experiences, sustainable tourism, and the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry.  The COVID-19 […]
15 June 2020

Spain, USA and Portugal with most bookings for this summer

As countries move into new phases of de-confinement, the tourism sector and international visitors seem to be preparing to take advantage of the summer season. According […]
15 June 2020

Swissport bankruptcy: Who will take care of bag handling at Brussels Airport?

A rescue attempt for Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport was not successful and the company is officially bankrupt. In practice this means 1,309 employees of Swissport […]
11 June 2020
Ryanair

Ryanair to remove flight change fee on July & August bookings

In early June Ryanair announced that it will waive its flight change fee for all customers who book their travels for July and August. Customers will […]
11 June 2020

More than 100 destinations served from Brussels Airport this summer

Since 15 June, Brussels Airport considerably increased its passenger flights for all travel in the Schengen Area. The flight offer will increase progressively to exceed one […]
11 June 2020

British Airways might lay off 25% of its pilots

Amid the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, British Airways might lay off a total of about 12,000 staff. Management has manifested that a number of […]
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