Category: Belgium travel news

Belgium, a country in Western Europe, is known for medieval towns, Renaissance architecture and as headquarters of the European Union and NATO. The country has distinctive regions including Dutch-speaking Flanders to the north, French-speaking Wallonia to the south and a German-speaking community to the east. The bilingual capital, Brussels, has ornate guildhalls at Grand-Place and elegant art-nouveau buildings.

Rapid Airport COVID Tests: Europe’s Goal
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Rapid Airport COVID Tests: Europe’s Goal

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- November 24, 2020

The green light for one of the most stringent requests from the entire tourism sector to guarantee travel to Europe ... Read More

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew
Belgium travel news

Lockdown: Belgium re-imposes COVID-19 curfew

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The authorities in Belgium have decided to introduce a COVID-19 curfew in the country from October 19, according to the ... Read More

UNWTO delegation in Brussels for talks with EU leaders
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

UNWTO delegation in Brussels for talks with EU leaders

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has led a high-level delegation to Brussels for a series of meetings ... Read More

Climate Friendly Travel: The Green & Clean Future We Need
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Climate Friendly Travel: The Green & Clean Future We Need

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 27, 2020

Earlier this month, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres issued a policy brief on the important role ... Read More

Prof. Geoffrey Lipman accepted to the International Tourism Hall of Heroes
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Prof. Geoffrey Lipman accepted to the International Tourism Hall of Heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 20, 2020

The International Tourism Hall of Heroes today added its fourth member. Professor Geoffrey Lipman was awarded the Golden Seal of ... Read More

RwandAir restarts its London and Brussels flights
Airline News

RwandAir restarts its London and Brussels flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020

RwandAir will resume flights to and from London and Brussels to Kigali from October 3, 2020, as it reinstates its ... Read More

Climate change, tourism and COVID-19 according to Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx
Belgium travel news

Climate change, tourism and COVID-19 according to Prof. Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx

editor editor- August 4, 2020

This is a discussion worth having with Professor Geoffrey Lipman on opportunities for the travel and tourism industry to reshape ... Read More

Ryanair Strike Will Cause Weekend Chaos
Airline News

Ryanair Strike Will Cause Weekend Chaos

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 23, 2020

Over 100,000 passengers on the ground, 600 flights canceled, airports across Europe in chaos. This is the disastrous outcome that ... Read More

BEND OUR TREND Campaign for Climate Friendly Travel in the Mekong
Responsible Tourism News

BEND OUR TREND Campaign for Climate Friendly Travel in the Mekong

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 11, 2020

SUNx Malta, in collaboration with the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) today extended its “BEND OUR TREND” Climate Resilience campaign ... Read More

We’ve missed you: Brussels re-opens its museums
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We’ve missed you: Brussels re-opens its museums

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 14, 2020

From Monday 18 May, International Museum Day, several Brussels museums will reopen their doors. This reopening will take place in ... Read More

The light at the end of the Covid 19 Tunnel
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The light at the end of the Covid 19 Tunnel

Prof. Geoffrey Lipman Prof. Geoffrey Lipman- March 20, 2020

“Let me start by making it clear that today and for the coming months every government and industry action must ... Read More

Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19
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Austrian Airlines is suspending operation as of March 19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2020

Austrian Airlines will suspend all flights between March 19 and March 28 due to Coronavirus. Austrian Airlines is a member ... Read More

European Travel Commission demands clarity on US Travel Ban
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European Travel Commission demands clarity on US Travel Ban

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

The European Travel Commission (ETC), the European Tourism Association (ETOA), United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) and the European Travel ... Read More

Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions
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Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines flights to USA after restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

Are Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines still flying to the United States? US PresidentTrump yesterday banned the European ... Read More

Brussels: the great night-time rendez-vous
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Brussels: the great night-time rendez-vous

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 6, 2020

In spring, clubs and organizers of evening events offer a wide range of activities of all kinds to the delight ... Read More

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries
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Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot
Responsible Tourism News

Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot

editor editor- January 24, 2020

A moon-shot approach to 2050 zero-carbon air transport was proposed by SUN at the ongoing FITUR travel and tourism trade ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets
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Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Etihad Airways operates eco-flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels
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Etihad Airways operates eco-flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, ... Read More

Skyteam and Star Alliance Airlines sign codeshare agreement
Airline News

Skyteam and Star Alliance Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2019

Aviation and political issues may have overwritten the loyalty by Aeroflot to Skyteam, and Lufthansa owned Brussels Airlines to Star ... Read More

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its federation headquarters
Sports Travel News

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its federation headquarters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

The dynamic esports sector has just chosen Brussels for the headquarters of its European federation. In addition to the city's ... Read More

JAZZUARY: Brussels puts jazz in the spotlight in January
Cultural Travel News

JAZZUARY: Brussels puts jazz in the spotlight in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The capital of Europe will vibrate to the sound of jazz at the beginning of 2020. From 8 to 25 ... Read More

How to take a train from Europe to China?
Transportation News

How to take a train from Europe to China?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

Taking a train from Europe to China became a restricted reality with China Railway Express. Connecting the Belgium City of ... Read More

Brussels rolls out unmissable LGBTI+ events this autumn
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Brussels rolls out unmissable LGBTI+ events this autumn

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 3, 2019

Every year, Brussels' nightlife mode in September. Event organizers and nightclubs offer attractive lineups to the delight of revellers. The ... Read More

Call for increased climate crisis response from Travel & Tourism
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Call for increased climate crisis response from Travel & Tourism

editor editor- September 24, 2019

A landmark report issued today by SUNx, in conjunction with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the sidelines ... Read More

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air
Airline News

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

Looking ahead to 2020, Budapest Airport has announced enhancements to its route network with home-based airline partner, Wizz Air. Set ... Read More

Malta leads EU Parliament discussion on Zero Carbon 2050 for Travel & Tourism
Responsible Tourism News

Malta leads EU Parliament discussion on Zero Carbon 2050 for Travel & Tourism

editor editor- July 27, 2019

At the European Parliament in Brussels this week, there was a Round Table discussion among MEPs and tourism stakeholders on ... Read More

Brussels, the preferred “events” destination for associations in Europe
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Brussels, the preferred “events” destination for associations in Europe

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 11, 2019

As Brussels prepares to welcome thousands of tourists this summer, the capital of Europe is confirming its attractiveness as the ... Read More

François Schuiten designs the poster for 2019 Brussels Comic Strip Festival
Cultural Travel News

François Schuiten designs the poster for 2019 Brussels Comic Strip Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019

For this tenth edition, from 13 to 15 September 2019, the 2019 Brussels Comic Strip Festival unveils the artist behind ... Read More

Discovering Brussels by bike with Olivia Borlée, Michaël R. Roskam and Nick Ramoudt
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Discovering Brussels by bike with Olivia Borlée, Michaël R. Roskam and Nick Ramoudt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019

In a few days’ time, Brussels will play host to the Grand Départ of the 2019 Tour de France. It’s ... Read More

Belgian police foil planned terror attack on US embassy in Brussels
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Belgian police foil planned terror attack on US embassy in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

Brussels police arrested a man on suspicion of planning an attack on the US embassy in Belgian and European Union ... Read More

Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there
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Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

From this summer onwards, people who visit the European capital will be able to explore the “real” Brussels. This is ... Read More

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival
Culinary Travel News

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019

On 5, 6, 7 and 8 September 2019, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival will once again take over Brussels ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels
Cultural Travel News

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels
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Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport
Airline News

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines ... Read More

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