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2 October 2020

A tour of European breweries

Europe is full of great breweries serving various types of craft beer and mixing modern techniques with ancient traditions. Beer lovers… Check out this list of […]
1 October 2020

Public space in Covid-19 times at the heart of European Week of Regions and Cities

The International Urban Cooperation Programme (IUC), funded by the European Union, will be present at the European Week of Regions and Cities (12-15 October) to be […]
1 October 2020

WTTC reacts to crucial EU Tourism Ministers Meeting

The World Travel & Tourism Council, WTTC, has welcomed the outcome of the latest meeting of EU Tourism Ministers as they seek to find ways to […]
29 September 2020

Traveling through literature: Ten years of Transpoesie

Language is an apple with magical juices. It has the power to make us dream and reshape our minds. One crafted sentence and the world looks […]
26 September 2020

Covid-19 is a ticking time bomb for Europe’s tourism industry, says the EESC

The Coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on Europe’s tourism sector. In six months’ time half of the businesses may be gone unless the EU steps in […]
24 September 2020

“EU must act to save 22 million jobs,” says MEPs on Tourism Committee

Members of Parliament’s Tourism Task Force reiterate that the tourism sector needs more coordination at EU level, as well as substantial support to give SMEs a […]
22 September 2020

How many journeys? 10 years of language diversity in Transpoesie

For 10 years, TRANSPOESIE has celebrated language diversity, inspired by the European Day of Languages marked on 26 September every year. This year’s edition will include […]
22 September 2020

Single European Sky: for a more sustainable and resilient air traffic management

Today, the European Commission is proposing an upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework which comes on the heels of the European Green Deal. The objective is […]
21 September 2020

Short Term Holiday Rentals: European cities seek EU cooperation

The cities alliance engaged in regulating Short Term Holiday Rentals (STHR), met on Thursday September 17th with the European Commission Executive Vice-President, Margrethe Vestager. The mayors […]
21 September 2020

ETC joins unprecedented industry appeal to European Commission to restore travel in EU

The European Travel Commission (ETC) together with over 20 travel and tourism bodies as well as unions across Europe united today in an unprecedented call for […]
16 September 2020

Airlines for Europe issues an urgent call for an EU-wide common approach to travel restrictions

Airlines for Europe (A4E), Europe’s largest airline association, is urging EU leaders to adopt a common approach to travel restrictions. The goal would be to better […]
11 September 2020

COVID-19: EU Council approves €6.2 billion budget increase

Today, the Council agreed to add €6.2 billion to the EU 2020 budget to address the impact of the COVID-19-crisis and to fund inter alia the […]
9 September 2020

Luís Araújo elected to lead ETC towards sustainable tourism recovery in Europe

President of Turismo de Portugal takes on the leadership role at a pivotal moment for the tourism sector in Europe The European Travel Commission (ETC), representing […]
2 September 2020

Dutch rail will reduce journey time on Amsterdam-Brussels line

Dutch state-owned railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) wants to reduce the journey time travel on its Amsterdam-Brussels line, aiming to promote the train as a more […]
27 August 2020

UK to be labeled as ‘non-EU’
in EU tourism law

The Council of the European Union published a document on August 25th where it describes the revision to EU Regulation number 692/2011. This regulation concerns tourism […]
25 August 2020

AstraZeneca wants liability waiver
for its Covid-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca, one of the pharmaceutical companies developing a coronavirus vaccine has added “non-lialiblity” clause to the eventual release of its product: the company wishes not to […]
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