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28 December 2021

Night train service from Brussels to Prague to start in summer 2022

European Sleeper’s first night train service from Brussels to Prague is expected to start running in the summer of 2022, the company announced on December 20th. […]
27 December 2021

EU extends free mobile roaming until 2032

“The European Parliament and the European Council reached a political agreement to extend roaming rules until 2032” announced joyfully the European Commission through a Christmas-tweet. Citizens […]
22 December 2021

European Commission to accept EU vaccine certificates for 9 months

1. Extension of validity for vaccine certificates As of 1 February 2022, EU vaccine certificates intended for intra-EU travel will be valid during 9 months, the […]
21 December 2021

Europe’s high-speed rail network to get bigger, faster and cheaper

On Tuesday December 14th, the European Commission adopted four proposals that will modernize the EU’s transport system. This is meant to support the transition to cleaner, […]
20 December 2021

Travel and tourism industry calls on EU governments to avoid holiday travel chaos

Travel and tourism stakeholders have reacted to the reintroduction of travel restrictions by several Member States in response to the new variant Omicron. Countries such as […]
17 December 2021

The oldest Christmas markets in Europe

During the winter holiday season, there is nothing better than strolling around decorated wooden stalls to soak up some Christmas vibes and purchase handcrafted ornaments and […]
17 December 2021

No rest for European hospitality: Businesses in the sector again seriously affected by Covid-19 restrictions ahead of the holiday season

Almost two years after the pandemic upended our lives and shook our industry in its foundation, European hospitality is still the hardest hit. After a short-lived […]
16 December 2021

European Commission extends slot relief rules for airlines

Yesterday, the Commission adopted an extension to the slot relief rules of the 2022 summer scheduling season, running from 28 March 2022 until 29 October 2022. Instead […]
13 December 2021

Suntory Group to introduce 100% plant-based PET bottle prototypes

Suntory Group announced last week the launch of a new plant-based bottle prototype for its Orangina brand in Europe, along with its best-selling bottled mineral water […]
13 December 2021

Food waste and loss: consumer behaviour is key to address disparities

Food waste has long been a social outrage unleashing collective consciences over the great divide between the North and the Global South in accessing nutritious food. […]
10 December 2021

Healthy eating trends in 2021: what the FOOD barometers show us

Each year, the FOOD programme, an initiative coordinated by Edenred which works to make “the healthy choice the easy choice” for both workers and restaurants, carries […]
9 December 2021

Europe’s failure to make progress on the Single European Sky delays aviation’s decarbonisation

After more than a year of negotiations since the Single European Sky (SES) 2+ regulatory proposal was first published by the European Commission – and following […]
9 December 2021

Towards a European Tourism Policy

Since 2015, the European Parliament has been calling to create a direct financing line for the Tourism industry. We are talking about a sector that contributes […]
8 December 2021

European air passenger transport decreased by 73% in 2020

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, countries around the world have taken a variety of restrictive measures since the beginning of 2020. The air transport industry […]
6 December 2021

Stromae announces 3 concerts in Brussels, Paris, and Amsterdam

Stromae has announced that he is finally making his return on stage after 3 years. The popular singer known for the hits “Alors on danse”, “Papaoutai” […]
6 December 2021

Should the Netherlands and Belgium ban ‘Black Pete’?

Every year, the Christmas season in the Netherlands and Belgium is marked by discussions about the controversial tradition of “Zwarte Piet” (Black Pete).  Even this year, […]
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