Category: European travel news

Malta makes face masks mandatory in public, prohibits large gatherings
Malta travel news

Malta makes face masks mandatory in public, prohibits large gatherings

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

Malta's government officials announced that face masks are now mandatory in public, and all large gatherings are banned, effective midnight ... Read More

Norway urges citizens to avoid all foreign travel
Norway travel news

Norway urges citizens to avoid all foreign travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 8, 2020

Norwegian Health Minister today urged the citizens of Norway to refrain from traveling abroad. Minister Bent Høie said said that ... Read More

Catastrophic fall of lira could be blessing in disguise for Turkish tourism
Turkey Travel News

Catastrophic fall of lira could be blessing in disguise for Turkish tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 7, 2020

Turkish lira keeps hitting record lows against the major currencies on exchange markets due to years of debt accumulation and ... Read More

Switzerland declares all non-Schengen countries ‘high COVID-19 risk’ states
Switzerland travel news

Switzerland declares all non-Schengen countries ‘high COVID-19 risk’ states

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 6, 2020

Swiss government officials announced today that Switzerland's  list of states with a risk from high rates of COVID-19 new cases ... Read More

Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list
Switzerland travel news

Mainland Spain added to Swiss COVID-19 quarantine list

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 5, 2020

Health officials in Bern announced that all new arrivals to Switzerland from Spain are now subject to a mandatory 10-day ... Read More

Amsterdam and Rotterdam now require face masks in busy city streets
Netherlands Travel News

Amsterdam and Rotterdam now require face masks in busy city streets

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

City officials in Netherlands' two largest cities today announced that face masks are now required in busy city streets, amid ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces first Mykonos link
Airport news

Budapest Airport announces first Mykonos link

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Budapest Airport celebrated its first link to Mykonos yesterday, as Wizz Air launched its twice-weekly service to the popular resort ... Read More

Airbus converted into Turkey’s largest restaurant up for sale for $1.44 million
Culinary Travel News

Airbus converted into Turkey’s largest restaurant up for sale for $1.44 million

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

An Airbus A340 passenger aircraft, converted into Turkey's largest airplane restaurant, is being offered for sale for 10,000,000 Turkish liras ... Read More

Wearing masks outdoors may become mandatory in Paris
France Travel News

Wearing masks outdoors may become mandatory in Paris

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020

Paris city officials are mulling the idea of making wearing face masks mandatory in some French capital's popular outdoor public ... Read More

WTTC: UK is heading to ‘worst case scenario’
UK Travel News

WTTC: UK is heading to ‘worst case scenario’

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

Nearly three million jobs in the UK - and 197 million worldwide in the Travel & Tourism sector globally - ... Read More

Eurail launches first ever digital pass solution
Travel Technology News

Eurail launches first ever digital pass solution

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 4, 2020

After successful testing in June, the highly anticipated e-version of the iconic Eurail pass is now available online for travelers ... Read More

Lufthansa adds more European destinations from Munich Airport
Airline News

Lufthansa adds more European destinations from Munich Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020

In the late summer season, Lufthansa will take off from Munich Airport to five further European destinations. Beginning 7 September, ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal resumes flights from Munich to Lisbon
Airline News

TAP Air Portugal resumes flights from Munich to Lisbon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 3, 2020

Just in time for summer vacation in Bavaria, TAP Air Portugal is resuming its flights from Munich: The Portuguese airline ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport first German airport to receive “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal
Airport news

Frankfurt Airport first German airport to receive “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 3, 2020

Frankfurt Airport has just become the first German airport to receive the new “Safe from COVID-19” quality seal from TÜV ... Read More

A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?
Breaking Travel News

A cure for COVID-19? Why the death rates is low in Germany?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 1, 2020

No American has to die on COVID-19, a US primary care doctor from Houston, Texas claims. Her treatment plan is ... Read More

Spain’s tourism industry to struggle as UK travel corridors are removed
Breaking Travel News

Spain’s tourism industry to struggle as UK travel corridors are removed

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 1, 2020

As one of the countries under the UK’s travel corridors scheme, the Spanish tourism sector had an opportunity to regain ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines announces fifth route from Budapest Airport
Airline News

LOT Polish Airlines announces fifth route from Budapest Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a brand-new route from Budapest Airport to Wroclaw, the fourth-largest city in Poland.  This new ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal launches nonstop service from Montreal to Lisbon
Airline News

TAP Air Portugal launches nonstop service from Montreal to Lisbon

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

TAP Air Portugal is continuing to expand its presence in Canada, despite the global travel downturn due to the COVID-19 ... Read More

Wizz Air re-launches air service between Russia’s St. Petersburg and London
Airline News

Wizz Air re-launches air service between Russia’s St. Petersburg and London

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

Wizz Air UK, a British scheduled airline based at Luton Airport, is planning to resume schedule flights between the Pulkovo ... Read More

The United States applauds the EU’s action on cyber sanctions
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

The United States applauds the EU’s action on cyber sanctions

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

The United States welcomes today’s announcement from the European Union’s High Representative Josep Borrell regarding the body’s first designations under ... Read More

Aeroflot: COVID-19 had significant impact on airline’s financial results
Airline News

Aeroflot: COVID-19 had significant impact on airline’s financial results

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

Russian PJSC Aeroflot today announces its financial results for the second quarter (Q2) and six months (6M) ending 30 June ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines signs up to EASA COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol
Airline News

Pegasus Airlines signs up to EASA COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

Pegasus Airlines has signed up to the COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol published jointly by the European Union Aviation Safety ... Read More

TUI shop closures mark turning point for UK travel agents
Tourism News

TUI shop closures mark turning point for UK travel agents

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

According to travel industry experts, today’s news that TUI is closing 166 travel agencies in UK and Ireland, is not ... Read More

Citizens of 12 more countries allowed to travel to EU
European travel news

Citizens of 12 more countries allowed to travel to EU

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

EU officials announced that the citizens of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, ... Read More

Airbus reports Half-Year Result
Airline News

Airbus reports Half-Year Result

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 30, 2020

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) reported consolidated financial results for the Half-Year (H1) ended 30 June 2020. “The impact ... Read More

Holland-Kaye: ‘Global Britain’ is nothing without COVID-19 testing at airports
Airport news

Holland-Kaye: ‘Global Britain’ is nothing without COVID-19 testing at airports

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 29, 2020

In an interview with the BBC today, London Heathrow Airport’s Chief Executive John Holland-Kaye said that UK government’s ‘Global Britain’ ... Read More

Sweden lifts travel restrictions on 4 European countries
Sweden travel news

Sweden lifts travel restrictions on 4 European countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 29, 2020

Swedish officials announced that the government of Sweden will cancel travel advice to its citizens against travelling to 4 European ... Read More

Budapest Airport’s charity runway race to go ahead
Airport news

Budapest Airport’s charity runway race to go ahead

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 29, 2020

The annual charity race ‘Runway Run’, organised on Budapest Airport’s runway, will be held for the eighth time this year. ... Read More

Germans want to travel abroad despite COVID-19 pandemic
Breaking Travel News

Germans want to travel abroad despite COVID-19 pandemic

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 29, 2020

The reputation of Germany as the nation with the world’s keenest travelers is still intact – that is one of ... Read More

Face masks now mandatory at all placed at all times in Madrid
Spain travel news

Face masks now mandatory at all placed at all times in Madrid

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 28, 2020

According to Madrid's regional leader Isabel Diaz Ayuso, Spain's capital city will make wearing face masks mandatory at all placed ... Read More

UK’s latest announcement a huge blow to Europe’s tourism recovery
UK Travel News

UK’s latest announcement a huge blow to Europe’s tourism recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 28, 2020

Following the news that UK Foreign Office has extended its advice against all but essential travel to the whole of ... Read More

Positive but insufficient step: Paris attempts to tackle illegal Airbnb rentals
France Travel News

Positive but insufficient step: Paris attempts to tackle illegal Airbnb rentals

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 28, 2020

The City of Paris is proposing a project aiming to amnesty illegal Airbnb owners in exchange for their properties to ... Read More

Aviasales reveals: search queries to the UK rocketed
Airline News

Aviasales reveals: search queries to the UK rocketed

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 28, 2020

The number of search queries to the UK rocketed after Russian PM announced borders are reopening. Experts of travel search ... Read More

UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers Summit: Safer, greener, smarter travel & tourism
Meeting Industry News

UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers Summit: Safer, greener, smarter travel & tourism

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 27, 2020

Tourism leaders from around the world will once again come together for the Ministers’ Summit at WTM London to set ... Read More

British Airways launches daily flight from London Heathrow to Cornwall Airport Newquay
Airport news

British Airways launches daily flight from London Heathrow to Cornwall Airport Newquay

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 27, 2020

After months of discussions and planning, Cornwall Airport Newquay launched British Airways’ Public Service Obligation (PSO) operation to and from ... Read More

Hamburg hotels share post-COVID travel trend insights
Breaking Travel News

Hamburg hotels share post-COVID travel trend insights

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 27, 2020

With hotels in Hamburg now open again for business, Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) is working with its hotel members to ... Read More

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