Articles tagged “belgium”

Coronavirus

Belgium Restarts Cross-Border Family Visits

It is still complicated to travel to Belgium due to neighbors restrictions, but cross-border family visits amounts to a slight easing of the rules.

Belgium Restarts Cross-Border Family Visits

Overtourism

6 Charts on How Bruges Residents Grudgingly See Overtourism’s Value

Residents of Bruges support tourism and feel that it's economically necessary but they also feel that it negatively impacts their quality of life.

6 Charts on How Bruges Residents Grudgingly See Overtourism’s Value

Business Travel

Thomas Cook Stocks Drops to 3-Year Low On Turkey and EgyptAir Plane Worries

Turkey is Thomas Cook's second largest destination and the unsettling security situation there has hurt demand. Worries over the EgyptAir missing plane sent Thomas Cook's shares lower, as well.

Thomas Cook Stocks Drops to 3-Year Low On Turkey and EgyptAir Plane Worries

Tourism

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

Offering free train tickets out of Brussels is fine, but making it part of a publicity campaign — especially now — seems more than a little insensitive.

Belgium’s Prime Minister Does Not Appreciate a KLM Offer of Free Train Rides from Brussels

Airlines

Brussels Airport Will Be Closed to Passengers Until at Least Tuesday

Belgian authorities most certainly want to get the airport operational as soon as possible, but they don' want to move so fast they lose insight into how the bombing happened.

Brussels Airport Will Be Closed to Passengers Until at Least Tuesday

Tourism

Belgian Chocolate Shops Prepare for a Decline in Tourism

While people will likely cancel trips, Europe will likely see a stronger year than they would have otherwise had, thanks to the strong dollar.

Belgian Chocolate Shops Prepare for a Decline in Tourism

Tourism

TripAdvisor and Industry Groups Are Optimistic About Europe, Despite Travel Alert

Only a small percentage of Americans generally travel to Europe anyway and many will undoubtedly opt for vacations closer to home. Still, travel usually recovers a few months after a major incident unless disruptions become persistent, which is the fear.

TripAdvisor and Industry Groups Are Optimistic About Europe, Despite Travel Alert

Tourism

Brussels Hit by Deadly Bombings at the Airport and the Subway System

Expect more moves to tighten European border controls.

Brussels Hit by Deadly Bombings at the Airport and the Subway System

Tourism

European Border Checks and the Cost to Tourism and Commerce

Decisions made in fear are rarely the right ones.

European Border Checks and the Cost to Tourism and Commerce

SkiftX

New Data Deck: State of Travel 2015, Europe

From overarching trends to the ever-increasing impact of mobile and online technology — and offering a deep look at what’s happening in every critical travel vertical — this is the state of the travel industry in Europe in 2015.

New Data Deck: State of Travel 2015, Europe