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9 December 2020

EU 2030 emissions reduction target should be revised upwards to at least 60%

Ahead of the European Council summit on 10-11 December, mayors warn that the EU 2030 emissions reduction target should be revised upwards to at least 60% […]
9 December 2020

A tough time for Alpine ski resorts

This year, the majority of Alpine ski resorts fear a holiday season with no tourists. In an attempt to avoid the increase of Covid-19 cases, Germany, […]
9 December 2020

Travellers should not be considered high-risk population for spreading Covid-19

The European Travel Commission (ETC) welcomed this week the new Guidelines for COVID-19 testing and quarantine of air travellers from the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) and […]
7 December 2020

European Commission criticized for lack of vaccine transparency

MEPs and health advocates believe that vaccine contracts will leave pharma companies with a large payout. Contracts’ terms and costs that EU taxpayers will have to […]
5 December 2020

The most famous Christmas markets in Europe

1. Strasbourg, France Strasbourg Christmas market, also called Christkindelsmärik, is on everyone’s lips when you are referring to the most beautiful Christmas market in Europe, or […]
3 December 2020

easyJet to reduce its carry-on baggage allowance from 10 February 2021

easyJet has revised its hand luggage policy on board and From February 10th, 2020, standard trolley-size luggage will not be automatically included in every ticket. Passengers […]
2 December 2020

Covid-19: BioNTech and Pfizer apply for EU approval of their vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Tuesday, December 1, that they have filed a conditional marketing authorization with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for their Covid-19 vaccine. The […]
2 December 2020

How will Brexit impact the aviation sector?

With Brexit getting nearer, there is still no trade deal in place, and as the transition period comes to a close there are concerns as to […]
1 December 2020

What is the European Capital of Smart Tourism Initiative?

Tourism is a fundamental socio-economic activity for the majority of EU Member States, representing about 10% of the EU’s GDP. It is a fast changing sector, […]
27 November 2020

5 European island destinations to visit all year round

1. Mallorca The Spanish island of Mallorca is the largest of the Balaeric Islands and whilst summer there sees hot, dry weather, the winter is also […]
27 November 2020

Greenpeace asks EU Commission to ban short-haul flights

On Tuesday November 24th, following the release of a study on the non-CO2 impacts of aviation on climate change, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a […]
26 November 2020

F2F: The future of food amid new technologies and sustainability issues

Modern agriculture has to face numerous challenges that can be addressed only through sustainable development. Current challenges include the continuous growth of the world population, and […]
25 November 2020

How has the pandemic hit the cultural sector in Europe and beyond?

The stage is unlit. The wooden floor hasn’t been moped for weeks and a thin layer of dust is darkening the creases of the red curtains […]
24 November 2020

Covid-19: AstraZeneca’s vaccine shows 70% to 90% efficacy but it’s easier to store

Faced with extended restrictions around the world, people are hoping for a vaccine against Covid-19 will be soon available. For the time being, laboratories are competing […]
23 November 2020

European airports have already lost 1.5 billion passengers

Olivier Jankovec, director general of Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, which represents 500 entities from 46 countries, said at the entity’s 30th congress and annual assembly […]
21 November 2020

Europeans are planning 2021 trips despite Covid-19 second wave

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns over falling ill at the destination and quarantine restrictions have resulted in postponing more […]
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