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Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant with a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster and was journalist at SIC Notícias, Expresso, and in two RTP programs, between others. Also coordinated a health program for RTP TV channel. She won several poetry contests, having published poems. She was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram.

14 June 2022

10 under-the-radar islands you should visit

How many of you have ever dreamed of suddenly and mysteriously disappearing to a desert island? Either when stress hits, or out of a sudden wish […]
13 June 2022

What’s ‘flex travelling’ and why is it the latest travel trend?

Flexibility. It’s been a very trending word over the last few years. Whether it’s about work, family life or something else. And the flex movement has […]
13 June 2022

Lufthansa takes off as “Lovehansa” to celebrate Pride Month

On the occasion of Pride Month, Lufthansa is taking off with a very special aircraft to destinations throughout Europe. The Airbus A320neo with the registration D-AINY […]
9 June 2022

German Alpine road is officially the most romantic road trip in the world

There are all kinds of people in this world and therefore also all kinds of vacations. Everyone has their favourite way of escaping reality for a […]
8 June 2022

Greenpeace accuses Europe’s airlines of greenwashing

On the road towards decarbonisation, every sector is announcing measures to reduce its carbon footprint. Despite a plethora of pledges by the aviation sector, its green […]
8 June 2022

It is time to apply for a 2022 Responsible Tourism Award

If you are a business or destination and you have taken responsibility to make tourism better in a way that fits one of this year’s categories […]
8 June 2022

Higher number of bags being mishandled as international travel resumes

A new report by aviation technology provider SITA reveals that mishandled bags increased by 24% to 4.35 bags per thousand passengers as international travel resumes. The […]
7 June 2022

International tourism continues to recover at a strong pace with Europe leading

Tourism continues to recover at a strong pace. Globally, destinations welcomed almost three times as many international arrivals in the first quarter of 2022 as in […]
3 June 2022

Ryanair warns passengers up to 200 flights a day might be disrupted over the summer

Ryanair has warned passengers to get to the airport at least 3 hours before departure, ahead of foreseen disruptions over the summer season caused by strike […]
3 June 2022

World Bicycle Day 2022: How will the bicycle shape our future?

The bicycle is not new. As a technology, it has helped people travel more quickly, efficiently and for longer distances for over 200 years. However, the […]
2 June 2022

Blue Origin ready to launch tourists to space on June 4 after technical delay

After a technical delay prevented the fifth human flight in Blue Origin’s New Shepard, the mission is now set to launch tourists to space on Saturday, […]
2 June 2022

Why do airlines charge passengers for luggage?

There used to be a time when the price of a ticket included all on-board services: the choice of a seat, food and drinks, plus at […]
2 June 2022

Building a path to net-zero aviation

At pre-pandemic levels, aviation was responsible for 2-3% of overall global emissions. Forecasts from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 2022 anticipate significant growth in […]
1 June 2022

10 eco conscious dresses perfect for your summer holiday

Summer is upon us so that means it’s about time to start thinking about your holiday plans. Where are you going to this year? Are you […]
31 May 2022

Looking at carbon emissions beyond the silo

Too often the travel and tourism industry fails to look beyond the sector, beyond the silo, we all have a natural tendency to self-reference. There is […]
30 May 2022

How to work from home while staying productive

Whereas before the pandemic, working from home used to be reserved for a happy few, nowadays the practice is much more wide-spread. During the health crisis, […]
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