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1 February 2021

Worst year in tourism history: 1 billion fewer international arrivals

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74% according to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization […]
29 January 2021

Top 10 countries best handling the Covid-19 pandemic

The COVID Performance Index compiled by the Lowy Institute ranked 98 countries’ handling of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Australian think tank ranked countries from around the […]
29 January 2021
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5 Wines you should try in 2021

The wine bottle has become our best friend over the past 12 months or so. Sofa, jogging pants, the latest episode of The Queen’s Gambit on […]
27 January 2021

5 European wellness retreats for 2021

It’s a new year and the last one has been challenging to say the least, so what better than some healthy, relaxing and renewing wellness retreats […]
27 January 2021

Over 100 million Travel & Tourism jobs could be recovered in 2021

More than 100 million jobs could return to the global Travel & Tourism sector during 2021, as the world recovers from the crippling COVID-19 pandemic, says […]
27 January 2021

Aviation is the Achilles heel of the travel and tourism industry

Outside of lockdowns in much of Europe, domestic tourism has enabled tourism businesses to survive. Tourism businesses are hurting, and increasing numbers are closing permanently.  International […]
26 January 2021

Is a four day week the solution to the post-pandemic economy?

The economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are being felt throughout the world, and many businesses have had to get rid of staff, furlough them, or […]
25 January 2021

Full recovery of tourism might still take two years

The crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call within the travel industry. Travelers are beginning to understand how their actions and choices […]
25 January 2021

The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: Central America

Community-Based Tourism (CBT) is a type of tourism where the local communities are the protagonist of the experience offered. It usually happens in rural and traditional communities, but […]
25 January 2021

International Study: How many people will take the Covid-19 vaccine?

With Covid-19 vaccines now being rolled out across the world, YouGov’s Covid-19 trackers show that people in Thailand and the United Kingdom are the most likely […]
25 January 2021

Would you wear swimwear made from recycled plastic?

Whilst there are more and more ethical, sustainably made and eco-friendly fabric-based clothing companies around, one essential wardrobe item which is difficult to purchase sustainably is […]
22 January 2021

Zurab Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO for four more years

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed its continued support for Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Meeting in Madrid, its members nominated him to […]
22 January 2021

Most famous European destinations for health tourism

If you asked people what was the most important thing in life, many of them would say it was health. And indeed, if we are healthy, […]
21 January 2021

Six Must-Visit Destinations From Books

  Reading is a way of travelling – a way of expanding our own universe. As George R.R. Martin puts it: ‘A reader lives a thousand […]
21 January 2021

Impact of Covid-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition for billions in Asia and the Pacific

The economic impact of Covid-19 on the world’s most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion […]
21 January 2021

Top destinations to discover in 2021 according to the New York Times

Although we still live with uncertainty, everyone hopes to be able to travel again at some point in 2021. To remind us that the world awaits […]
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