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25 January 2021

Full recovery of tourism might still take two years

The crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call within the travel industry. Travelers are beginning to understand how their actions and choices […]
25 January 2021

A man hid for 3 months at the Chicago O’Hare Airport for fear of getting Covid-19

A man from California hid for three months in a secured area of O’Hare International Airport for fear of contracting Covid-19 during a flight. Aditya Singh, […]
25 January 2021

Disney World was modifying photos to add face masks to visitors

Disney World was adding fake masks on customer photos to hide lack of security. The complaint was made by a park user, Tony Townsend, on his […]
25 January 2021

Bringing Covid-19 vaccines to West and Central Africa

In collaboration with Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), UNICEF is leading efforts to supply approved Covid-19 for lower-mid-income countries around the world, most of which are […]
25 January 2021

NET calls for urgent coordination to ensure travel and tourism drive recovery

The European regions for competitive and sustainable tourism (NET) welcomes the decision of EU heads of state or government to coordinate their response to the Covid-19 […]
25 January 2021

Improved rail passenger rights adopted by EU Council

A reform of EU rail passenger rights will strengthen the rights of all passengers, and in particular those with disabilities or reduced mobility. It will also make […]
25 January 2021

International Study: How many people will take the Covid-19 vaccine?

With Covid-19 vaccines now being rolled out across the world, YouGov’s Covid-19 trackers show that people in Thailand and the United Kingdom are the most likely […]
22 January 2021

Belgium bans non-essential travel abroad until 1 March

Today, Belgium’s Consultative Committee decided to ban non-essential travel abroad until 1 March. Entering into force this Wednesday 27 January, this measure will only exclude those […]
22 January 2021

Pizza Hut to start testing pizza delivery with drones

Pizza Hut in Israel has created a partnership with a tech company to test pizza delivery by drone. The order can have at most two pizzas […]
22 January 2021

Covid-19: Negative test required to travel to the US as of 26 January

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, is expanding the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test and as of the 26th of January, international travelers […]
22 January 2021

China releases prototype for new 400mph levitating train

China has recently unveiled a prototype for a new levitating train which it says will be capable of reaching speeds of up to 400mph. 1. Prototype […]
22 January 2021

Zurab Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO for four more years

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed its continued support for Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Meeting in Madrid, its members nominated him to […]
21 January 2021

Impact of Covid-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition for billions in Asia and the Pacific

The economic impact of Covid-19 on the world’s most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion […]
21 January 2021

Brussels Airlines to cancel 900 flights in February and March

Brussels Airlines will cancel a total of 900 flights in February and March, after failing to register a sufficient number of bookings, due to the coronavirus […]
20 January 2021

FedEx plans to cut 671 out of 1,700 jobs at Liege airport

FedEx, the US-based delivery service has confirmed its plan to scrap 671 of a total 1,700 jobs from its operation at Liege airport, equating to 4 […]
20 January 2021

He was one of the most famous chubby actors in Hollywood – now he’s a new man

You may not know the name but you’ve most likely seen several movies where Ethan Suplee appeared as an overweight young man. That seems to have […]
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