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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

3 November 2023

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines hit record profits for third quarter

In a further sign of aviation’s post-pandemic bounceback, the German flagship carrier Lufthansa and its subsidiary Brussels Airlines have both announced record summer profits in 2023 […]
2 November 2023

Which European countries have the highest and lowest energy prices in 2023?

The Netherlands has the most expensive gas and electricity in Europe, while Hungary enjoys the lowest energy prices in the bloc, according to new data from […]
1 November 2023

EU travel agents’ industry at odds with new EU package travel directive

The review of the EU Package Travel Directive is heating up tempers with consumer protectionists calling for more regulation and tour operators less. The European Travel […]
27 October 2023

As European hospitality emerges from the pandemic, worries remain

Over the past few years, not once has it seemed that the world is coming to an end. The Covid-19 pandemic, lockdowns, wars and the undeniable, […]
25 October 2023

European Commission unveils plan to support European wind power industry

The wind power industry is set to regain grip as the European Commission unveiled yesterday 15 immediate actions, under its wind energy package, to secure domestic […]
24 October 2023

Fostering European tourism by creating a EU Tourism Agency

Towards the unprecedented challenges that the European Union (EU) is facing, also within the tourism sector, it becomes imperative for the European Commission to contemplate the […]
24 October 2023

Europe’s travel accommodations sector surpasses pre-Covid benchmarks in 2023

Amidst a difficult global context – marked by escalating geopolitical tensions and enduring cost-of-living crisis – Europe’s travel and tourism sector has defied odds. Research conducted […]
19 October 2023

EU’s new Antitrust Commissioner to tighten rules for airline mergers

The EU announced stricter rules for airline mergers in a bid to ensure fair competition in the aviation industry. The news came from the EU’s new […]
18 October 2023

European Court of Justice rejects Ryanair appeal against state aid to Brussels Airlines

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the equivalent of a Supreme Court for the bloc, rejected on Wednesday, 18 September, a complaint form […]
17 October 2023

Rail tunnel between France and Italy to remain closed until summer 2024

On 27 August, a landslide in the French Maurienne Valley caused the Fréjus tunnel, connecting France and Italy to close. While the road traffic segment of […]
16 October 2023

65+ age group to outnumber under-15s in Europe by 2024

Europe is decades ahead of other world regions, the WHO (World Health Organization) has said, when it comes to having an aging population. Time to act […]
13 October 2023

Travellers still keen on exploring Europe this autumn

Although recent reports have predicted the end of revenge travel, with a “slower-than usual shoulder season” for tourism expected this autumn, the intent to travel having […]
11 October 2023

Brussels-Berlin sleeper train to be extended to Dresden and Prague from March 2024

The European Sleeper night route between Brussels and Berlin is set to gain an extra leg, travelling on to Dresden in eastern Germany and Prague in […]
11 October 2023

Flight delays in EU increased by over 400% in 2022 compared to 2021

According to a statement form Airlines for Europe (A4E), average delays per flight in the EU increased by over 400% in 2022 compare to 2021, “as […]
4 October 2023

Switzerland’s “Ride of a Lifetime” captivates judges at European Rail Tourism Awards

After being distinguished as the Best in Education for training travel agents last year, Switzerland Tourism has received the award for the best rail tourism campaign […]
4 October 2023

European Parliament votes to scrap hand luggage charges

Members of the European Parliament have voted on and adopted today a resolution proposed by the Petitions Committee on 20 September, moving to scrap hand luggage […]