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10 November 2020

Incredible queues at Brussels Airport’s security check point

Autumn holidays are usually a busy time for many airports, and Brussels Airport is no exception. There are often long queues through security, and whilst last […]
10 November 2020

British Airways reveals hot prices to hot destinations in 2021

To offer some much-needed sunshine as temperatures drop, British Airways is launching its latest sunshine campaign. The airline is offering great value flights and holiday packages […]
10 November 2020

Can we make tourism better?

The Covid-19 pandemic has paused the inexorable growth in domestic and international tourism facilitated by fossil fuels and increasing prosperity. The pause has created an opportunity […]
10 November 2020

Travel Barometer: Sentiment for long haul travel slowly picks up in major tourism markets

The latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB) indicates a positive shift in people’s attitudes to overseas travel in September-December 2020. It will take a while, however, before […]
10 November 2020

United to offer free Covid tests on transatlantic flights

American airline United are launching a pilot program involving free Covid-19 testing for some transatlantic flight passengers, starting 16 November and continuing through to 11 December. […]
9 November 2020

Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective

Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE today announced their mRNA-based vaccine candidate, BNT162b2, against SARS-CoV-2 has demonstrated evidence of efficacy against COVID-19 in participants without prior evidence of SARS-CoV-2 […]
9 November 2020

Czech Republic has the highest infection rate in Europe

Belgium is no longer the European country with the highest number of Covid-19 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, thanks to gradually improving infection rates. According to Sciensano’s […]
9 November 2020

Covid-19: Portugal imposes curfew and declares state of health emergency

Due to the sustained Covid-19 contagion rate, Portugal has decided to impose a state of health emergency until November 23rd, announced Prime Minister Antonio Costa on […]
9 November 2020

Belgium increases the number of European areas on its red zone list

As of Friday November 6th at 4:00 PM, the Belgian Ministry of Foreign affairs has increased the number of red travel zones for Belgians and residents […]
9 November 2020

Covid-19: China tightens border rules for 8 countries

Following the spike of Covid-19 cases in Europe, China has decided to temporarily close its borders to foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits (work, personal affairs […]
9 November 2020

Travel & Tourism may not go back to normal before 2023

Almost half of the European Union (EU) member states will not be able to fully recover from the effects of Covid-19 by the end of 2022, […]
9 November 2020

UNWTO Committed to Africa

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has paid a first visit to an African Member State since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]
6 November 2020

5 most incredible train journeys

Train is a classic way to travel and with less people choosing to fly following the Covid-19 pandemic, it is a great alternative for your next […]
6 November 2020

Lufthansa loses 1.26 billion euros in third quarter and will need more money

Lufthansa Group has lost 1.26 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020, whilst the group’s airlines carried only 20 (8.7 million) percent of the number […]
6 November 2020

Japan’s face mask culture

Long before the first wave of Covid-19 hit the world, Japanese people were comfortable with wearing face masks for medical reasons and to conform with social […]
6 November 2020

Travelling during Covid-19 pandemic – what are the current rules?

Valerijus Ostrovskis is the CoFounder and Partner of ACQUIS EU Law and Policy With Europe facing a new spike of Covid-19 infections, accompanied by a second […]
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