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21 June 2021
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57% of Europeans expect to travel this summer

A majority of 57% of Europeans expect to travel this summer – France and Italy lead with 67% expecting to take their usual summer holiday.  Europ […]
21 June 2021

Spain and the Netherlands to ditch face masks outdoors from June 26th

Both Spain and the Netherlands have announced that from June 26th masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors as part of a new general easing of […]
21 June 2021

Oil pollution led to the closure of five famous beaches in Corsica

Oil residues have reached the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, leading to the closure of five famous beaches. Authorities are searching for the source of the […]
21 June 2021

Single-use plastic products report to advance sustainability in tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launch a major new report today, addressing the complex issue of single-use […]
18 June 2021

Curfew to be lifted in France this Sunday

On Wednesday June 16th, Jean Castex announced that due to the drop in Covid-19 contagion numbers seen across the country, the wearing of a mask outdoors […]
18 June 2021

Masks won’t be compulsory in Flanders by the end of summer

Politicians in Flanders have again underlined their goal of lifting most Covid-19 restrictions by September. According to Euractiv, Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon announced that September […]
18 June 2021

The art of communication in the tourism industry

Toastmasters International published a cover page article on the importance of communication skills for the global tourism industry in December 2018. The article highlighted the importance […]
17 June 2021

Spain comes alive as the country reopens to tourism

On June 7th, Spain officially opened its doors to travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and without having to go through a quarantine period. Spanish […]
17 June 2021

New York lifts Covid-19 restrictions

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that Covid-19 restrictions are to be lifted immediately given that 70 percent of New Yorkers aged 18 or older have […]
17 June 2021

Indian village prays to new ‘corona goddess’ to be protected against Covid-19

In April and May of 2021, India became the global epicenter of the pandemic. In the midst of unfortunate circumstances, the country recorded consecutive days of […]
16 June 2021

Everything you need to know about the Belgian Covid Certificate

Starting today, Belgian residents travelling within the European Union for summer can request a coronavirus certificate to prove that they are Covid-free. Whilst the European ‘Digital […]
16 June 2021

Space tourism with Jeff Bezos for €23 million

The era of space tourism is slowly becoming part of real life as Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is taking off to the stars with an unknown […]
16 June 2021

England delays easing of Covid-19 restrictions

On Monday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a four-week delay to the planned easing of lockdown restrictions in England, meant to take place on 21st June. 1. […]
16 June 2021

Air Antwerp: Another Covid-19 victim

On Friday June 11th, Air Antwerp announced that is shutting down its operations. The company has hardly made any flights between the two cities since March […]
15 June 2021

Brussels Airlines flights to USA resume service

Brussels Airlines is resuming flights to the USA in what the company describes as ‘a symbolic milestone in our relaunch’. 1. USA flights resumed The Zaventem […]
14 June 2021

South Korea to exempt some vaccinated travelers from quarantine

Health authorities in South Korea announced on Sunday, June 13th, that some travelers who have received their Covid-19 vaccine shots overseas will be exempt from the […]
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