Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

6 April 2022

Will your city be the capital of smart tourism in 2023?

Cities across Europe are competing for recognition for their outstanding achievements as tourism destinations.  1. European Capital of Smart Tourism The European Commission’s initiative dubbed European […]
5 April 2022

Tourism begins to revive in New York

The gradual return of tourists to New York City is accelerating the recovery of small businesses – many of them family-owned stores – that collectively employ […]
5 April 2022

10 traditional Ramadan dishes

The holy month of Ramadan has just started this year. During this period, Muslims follow a very strict fast during the daytime. With a few exceptions, […]
5 April 2022

Resilience: Domestic Tourism Matters

Covid has stopped us travelling and holidaying for many months over the last two years, but whenever lockdowns were eased, we have been able to travel […]
5 April 2022

Ryanair estimates losses of up to 400 million euros

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has estimated the loss for the year that ended on 31 March between 350 and 400 million euros. In January, the airline was […]
5 April 2022

India resumes international commercial flights

Last March 27, India officially lifted the restriction on international itinerary flights that had been in place since March 19th, 2020. Airlines in the region had […]
5 April 2022

Airlines’ April Fools, jokes or aspirations?

April Fools has just passed and, although nobody knows exactly how the tradition started, it is common around the world to play practical jokes on your […]
5 April 2022

EU is looking for the 2023 European Destination of Excellency

The European Commission has launched the European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2023 competition. This initiative rewards the best achievements in sustainable tourism and green transition practices […]
5 April 2022
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Cost of flying continues to be on the rise

Flight and hotel company Hopper has released its quarterly index revealing that airfare continues to be on the rise in the first quarter of 2022. Current […]
4 April 2022

Cars could be an urban design flaw regardless of their energy source

Worried about climate change, as well as the quality of life of their inhabitants, cities have been implementing car free zones, especially in the centres. Although […]
4 April 2022

Tourism and the ability to innovate

1. The universe of the Tourism sector is mainly composed of micro, small and medium-sized companies, primarily inserted in an ecosystem of hotels, bars, and restaurants. […]
4 April 2022

Marketing visuals do not align with new travelers’ tastes, says Getty Images

Visual marketing plays an important role in grabbing the attention of travelers, many of whom take inspiration from Instagram. Despite the importance of visuals, some brands […]
4 April 2022

US has lifted its risk advisory for cruise travel

The CDC has lifted its Covid-19 risk warning for cruise travel, dropping cruise ships from its list of travel health notices. This choice is a relief […]
4 April 2022

EU to do ‘whatever it takes’ to build back solar energy manufacturing

More solar panels need to be built in Europe to reduce dependency on Russian gas, says the EU. Last Thursday, EU’s energy commissioner Kadri Simson said […]
4 April 2022

Russian military responsible for GPS jamming in Europe, warns EASA

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is warning about the interference caused by the Russian military in several geographical areas. Faced with this situation, airlines, airports […]
4 April 2022

What measures has European Tourism taken to help Ukraine’s refugees?

The European Travel Commission (ETC) stands in solidarity with Ukraine and remains ready to support the Ukrainian people fleeing conflict. The ETC praises the ongoing efforts of its […]