ETC Calls on EU Governments to Follow EASA & ECDC Guidelines & Lift Quarantine Restrictions

By |2020-12-09T17:05:08+02:00December 9th, 2020|Schengen Area|

The guidelines which have been published by the European Center for Disease and Control (ECDC) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), regarding the failing of travel restrictions and other bans imposed [...]

European Tourism Associations Urge EU to Apply COVID-19 Testing Instead of Quarantine

By |2020-09-21T14:48:08+02:00September 21st, 2020|Schengen Area|

European Travel Commission (ETC), as well as other 20 travel and tourism associations, have urged the European Commission to implement a testing process for persons upon their arrival to European countries, instead of [...]

Students, Academics & Businesspersons from Schengen Area, Ireland & UK Allowed to Travel to US

By |2020-07-19T19:43:42+02:00July 19th, 2020|Schengen Area, US Visa/Passport News|

The United States has decided to allow certain travellers from the 26 Schengen Area countries, Ireland and the United Kingdom to enter its territory, after they all were banned from entering back in [...]

More EU Countries Asking Travellers for COVID-19 Negative Test Results

By |2020-06-10T08:57:28+02:00June 9th, 2020|Schengen Area|

A certificate that proves that persons tested negative for the Coronavirus pandemic upon their arrival on a specific country may be the key for a “safe reopening of the EU borders”. Due to [...]

EU Seals Off External Borders of Schengen Area for 30 Days Due to Coronavirus

By |2020-03-27T16:31:56+02:00March 18th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Schengen Area|

As of today, all Schengen Area external borders have been shut down in an attempt to of the EU block to prevent a further spread of the novel COVID-19 . The decision was [...]

Germany backs Bulgaria’s bid to join Schengen

By |2019-08-26T08:52:31+02:00January 23rd, 2018|Bulgaria Visa/Passport News, Schengen Area|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Saturday, January 20 in Sofia, where they discussed the priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European [...]

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