Day: October 14, 2021

Italy

Italy says goodbye to Alitalia brand

Alitalia will fly its final trip on Thursday evening before handing over the reins to ITA, Italy’s new national carrier, which will begin service on Friday.   The final trip, from Rome to Cagliari, brings a 74-year relationship between Italy and the ailing flag airline to a close.   It’s a sad, terrible day for […]

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Algarve

Algarve: 78 pc of population fully vaccinated against Covid-19

  The Algarve is currently being touted as the Portuguese region with the lowest vaccination rate (78 percent ).    With the country’s overall vaccination rate hovering around 85 percent, the southern region has lagged behind: only 86 percent of the population has received one dose of vaccine. Choose your route from over 2,500 destinations […]

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Spain

Spain: Almost no flu cases due to coronavirus regulations

  Last winter in Spain, protective measures against coronavirus, such as masks, extra handwashing, and social distancing, resulted in a dramatic reduction in the number of people infected with flu, but experts are now concerned that this could result in a loss of acquired immunity and even an increased susceptibility to the disease. The flu […]

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Sweden

Sweden: UK vaccinated travelers exempted from test requirement

Beginning on Monday, October 11, travelers from the United Kingdom who are visiting Swedenfor non-essential reasons will be allowed admission if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The decision was made public on Thursday, October 7, and it also removed the obligation for vaccinated UK travelers to test for COVID-19.   “Today, the government passed […]

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Greece

Greece: Tourist season isn’t over yet as travelers still coming

Despite Covid-19, tourist flows to Greece are still strong, but the success is not by chance, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias. “Greek tourism is not a one-way street. It wasn’t either last year or the year before. In the middle of the pandemic, great efforts have been undertaken,” he remarked in an interview with […]

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Hungary

Hungary’s daily Covid cases breach 1000 for first time

According to the government, Hungary reported 1,141 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, surpassing 1,000 for the first time during the fourth wave of the epidemic. Choose your route from over 2,500 destinations in 35 European countries with FlixBus!    So far, the virus has infected 831,866 persons in the ten-million-strong country, killing 30,341.    In […]

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La Palma Spain

Spain: La Palma volcano spews more lava and ash

Around 300 more people were forced to flee their homes early Thursday as molten lava flows from the Cumbre Vieja volcano threatened to swallow another neighborhood of La Palma.   People residing between the municipalities of Tazacorte and La Laguna were given a few hours to gather their possessions and pets and travel to a […]

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