Category: Europe

Switzerland lifts entry restrictions for travellers from 21 countries

In line with EU guidelines, Switzerland has lifted entry restrictions for travellers from 21 countries*, including Australia and Canada which are considered epidemiologically safe with regards to the COVID-19 situation. Travellers from certain regions will have to go into quarantine for 10 days after entering the country. Though Switzerland is one of the few countries […]

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Palladium to open seven of its hotels in Ibiza, Tenerife and Málaga in July

From 3 July onwards, Palladium Hotel Group will open seven of its hotels in Ibiza, Tenerife and Málaga welcoming back national and international travellers once more to enjoy their holidays in three of Spain’s favourite destinations. In Ibiza, the company plans to open five of its hotels. Grand Palladium Palace Ibiza Resort & Spa and […]

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Iceland’s reopening leads with safety

As of June 15, the EU/EEA, EFTA and UK residents have begun to travel to Iceland. A travel restriction release eminently welcomed by both visitors and locals. This reopening is to be followed by nations outside of the Schengen Area on July 1st. All travellers and visitors alike are invited to either be conveniently tested […]

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Monaco is reopening: The fun is coming back

After two months of lockdown, health prevention policies implemented by the authorities of the Principality of Monaco have allowed a gradual recovery of economic and touristic activities. The long-awaited moment to rediscover the pleasures in life is taking place. Step by step, many sectors are reviving their activities in close cooperation with professional and economic […]

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Switzerland is the safest country to travel to post-COVID

Deep Knowledge Group recently completed a study assessing the Covid-19 condition in 200 countries. Switzerland has been ranked as the safest country in the world, with a total score of 752 points against all 130 parameters under categories of quarantine efficiency, healthcare readiness, risk management among others. Germany emerged as a close second with 749 points. […]

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In Vienna, the coaches of the Giant Ferris welcome visitors as a world in lockdown opens up

Vienna’s iconic tourist attractions—palatial museums, breathtaking sights, famed restaurants and hotels–are gradually opening their doors and in motion once more is the landmark Giant Ferris Wheel. The Riesenrad, as the Giant Ferris Wheel is known as, located in the famous Prater amusement park in Vienna, happens to have quite a history. It was constructed way […]

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Switzerland Tourism’s new Campaign of Hope urges travellers to #DreamNowTravelLater

Under normal circumstances, most of us right now would be diligently planning our summer vacations this year, but these are not normal times. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across major parts of the world, many countries are doing what they can to keep their citizens safe. Restrictions on domestic and global travel is one of […]

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Azerbaijan Tourism Board launches innovative health and safety campaign to further strengthen tourism industry

The Azerbaijan Tourism Board (ATB), together with the State Tourism Agency (STA) of the Republic of Azerbaijan and in cooperation with Food Safety Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan (AQTA), has announced the launch of an innovative program called SAHMAN (Sanitation and Hygiene Methods and Norms). “SAHMAN,” meaning “immaculateness” in Azerbaijani, is a nationwide campaign […]

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Indian flag projected onto Matterhorn in Zermatt to show solidarity against Coronavirus

Switzerland and India have maintained a close exchange and a great relationship for many decades. Gerry Hofstetter, a light artist known for transforming buildings and landscapes all over the world into temporary art projects, projected an image of the Indian Flag onto the famous Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps on Saturday as a part […]

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#Voices of Travel: We support all our partners worldwide, states Marina from Russia

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today Marina Legkaya, Amparus Tour- Russia shares her story. I’m Marina Legkaia from St. Petersburg, Russia and I represent “Amparus Tour” company, an incoming tour operator that organises tours for foreign guests throughout Russia. The first time I heard […]

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