Day: November 17, 2021


Portugal uses Covid19 vaccination success to attract German tourists

  Tourism Minister Ana Mendes Godinho said Portugal is using “every trump card”, even a successful Covid19 vaccination, to attract German tourists to the country. Germany is one of Portugal‘s main tourism markets, with revenues of nearly 2 billion euros, six million overnight stays and 1.5 million arrivals in 2019. So it’s no surprise. However, […]

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Czechia imposes restrictions on unvaccinated people

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said Czech authorities are barring people who have not been vaccinated or have recovered from the coronavirus from accessing public events and services from Monday.   The restrictions, which must be approved by the entire cabinet on Thursday, come after a spike in new infections to register 22,479 on Tuesday […]

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Budapest Hungary

Latest travel rules to enter Hungary

  Authorities in the central European country have begun easing precautions in place to prevent the spread of the virus and its new strains, especially for vaccinated travellers and permit them to enter its territory even for tourism purposes. Following in the footsteps of other countries around the world, Hungarian authoritieshave introduced an entry ban […]

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Bulgaria: Entry requirements and restrictions for holidays

  The southeastern Balkan country, Bulgaria, is known for its natural beauty, hot springs, and many historic sites recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). You can enjoy Sofia’s nightlife or architecture, ski in the resorts of Bansko, relax on the quiet beaches of Varna and Nessebar or visit some of […]

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France: Negative impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on mental health

  French rights defender Claire Hédon has warned that Covid19 restrictions are having a negative impact on the mental health of young people in France. In the annual report on the rights of the child, Hédon notes that “initial incarceration led to an overall increase in depressive syndromes and even doubled in the 1524 age […]

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