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Vera Gouveia Barros is a Portuguese economist. She is the author of the book Turismo em Portugal.

16 April 2021

Only in 2023 will Portugal return to what it was in 2019

“Calculate how many travelers crossed Portugal during a century then tell us: do you believe that the foreigner reaches the end of his pilgrimage without spending […]
16 April 2021

Netflix pledges net zero emissions by end of 2022

Last month streaming giant Netflix announced in its “Environmental Social Governance” (ESG) Report 2020 that it pledges to wipe out its carbon footprint in under two […]
15 April 2021

Malta to pay tourists who visit the country this summer

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has announced that will offer up to 200 euros to each visitor who books a three-night stay with select three-to five-star […]
15 April 2021

Angkor Wat closed until 20 April due to Covid-19 outbreak

The centuries-old Angkor temple complex in Cambodia is being temporarily closed for two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak in the country. The Apsara Authority, the […]
15 April 2021

Belgian scientists successfully train dogs to detect Coronavirus

Belgian scientists have successfully trained six dogs to detect the coronavirus in humans, according to microbiologist Chris Callewaert at Ghent University, who spoke to the Flemish […]
15 April 2021

Me first attitude tarnishes the Brits

You may have noticed that this week, the UK took a giant step towards coming out of its latest corona virus lockdown. There was much rejoicing […]
15 April 2021

What are pinxtos?

Most people have heard of tapas, one of the many delights of holidaying in sunny Spain. The small yet delicious dishes which come in huge variety, […]
15 April 2021

Lourdes longs for new tourists

The Easter Holiday season was quieter than ever in the French city of Lourdes. If there is a tourist designation where effects of the pandemic were […]
14 April 2021

Belgium: Travel possible again from 19 April, terraces to open on 8 May

Belgium’s Consultative Committee today reached a compromise on the reopening of terraces on May 8th. As of Monday April 19th, schools are to reopen and travel […]
14 April 2021

This is Brazil’s new majestic statue of Christ

Brazil will soon have not one but two giant statues Jesus Christ. The new statue is being built in a small town in the south of […]
14 April 2021

Covid-19: Council agrees its negotiating mandate on the Digital Green Certificate

EU ambassadors today agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for a Digital Green Certificate. This certificate will facilitate safe and […]
14 April 2021

NexTus: a new way to attend a classical music concert in Covid times

How can we participate in a classical music concert in a period where concert halls, opera houses and all public places are not available because of […]
14 April 2021

NASA contest reveals best pictures of Earth from space

To honor the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and 20th anniversary of NASA’s Earth Observatory, the agency asked people to choose the best image of Earth […]
14 April 2021

Belgium has reached 2 million Covid-19 vaccines milestone

Three weeks ago Belgium reached 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered, and yesterday it doubled this, according to the announcement at Tuesday morning’s joint press conference […]
14 April 2021

Uzbekistan improves legislation on the flora protection and on the trade in endangered species

Uzbekistan is not only a country-successor of the great ancient civilizations that once existed on its modern territory and gave the world a huge number of […]
14 April 2021

10 Beautiful places to visit in Spain

Spain is located on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula. The capital city is Madrid, home to the Royal Palace, as Spain is a kingdom with King Felipe VI […]
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