Day: August 17, 2021

Budapest

Hungary: Charming Budapest welcomes back tourists

  Budapest is far less expensive than its western European rivals. You may enjoy a stroll or a cruise along the beautiful Danube River in Budapest.  The city is also a fantastic place to explore on foot or by bicycle.    Budapest’s nightlife culture is well-known, with several pubs and nightclubs, including the renowned Boutiq’Bar […]

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Spain

Spain: Alicante hotels return to pre-pandemic levels

  According to figures provided by Hosbec, the Valencia region’s hotel employers’ organization, occupancy levels in the three provinces, including Alicante, hit 90% between August 9 and 15, a level not seen since before the Covid epidemic in 2019.   Last week, occupancy in Benidorm, the primary tourist attraction in the Marina Baixa, was projected […]

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Portugal

Portugal: 2nd edition of Queer Fest to kick off in September

The organization announced today that Queer Fest, a festival of music, performances, and discussions on LGBTQIA+ culture and art, will return in September and will once again be split between Lisbon and Cascais.   The 2nd edition of Queer Fest will take place between the 8th and 11th of September at Casa Independente in Lisbon […]

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Portugal

Portugal: 22 new airlines routes from Lisbon

Ryanair, a low-cost airline, has announced a $300 million investment in Lisbon International Airport. As part of its winter 2021 plan, three additional aircraft will be assigned to the airport beginning in November (bringing the total number of aircraft at the Portuguese base to seven).   Ryanair will operate 50 routes and more than 250 […]

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Evia Greece

Greece launches campaign to promote tourism in Evia

Tourism experts on the Greek island of Evia have begun an online campaign to raise awareness and raise funds to rebuild their future after 5,000 hectares of woods and many of their businesses were destroyed in three days by fire.   Tourism stakeholders in Northern Evia are using the hashtag #Support_Tourism_VoriaEvia to encourage tourists to […]

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France

France: COVID health pass mandatory for bars and restaurants

Except for French residents, all overseas travelers seeking admission to public attractions and hospitality venues will be required to provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test result beginning August 9.   According to the French authorities, travelers would be able to retain their vaccination status in digital form and display it via […]

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Belgium

Belgium accepts UK’s COVID-19 vaccination

Belgium has begun to recognize COVID-19 vaccination certificates produced in England and Wales, which implies that any fully vaccinated travelers from these two nations carrying the document are able to enter Belgium without having to undergo a ten-day quarantine. In a statement, Belgian health minister Frank Vandenbroucke said, “All the required changes to the scan-app […]

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Italy

Coronavirus infections continue to fall in Italy

According to a copy of the health ministry’s and the Higher Health Institute‘s weekly coronavirus monitoring report, Italy‘s COVID-19 Rt transmission number has decreased to 1.27 from 1.56 last week (ISS).   If the Rt is more than one, the pandemic is expanding.   However, the number of COVID cases per 100,000 people has increased […]

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