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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.

10 March 2022

How is sustainable aviation fuel produced?

More and more airlines are betting on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to make aviation greener. Despite the slow uptake due to its cost, some technologies are […]
9 March 2022

What happens when someone dies in space?

Space tourism has become a reality as companies such as Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic are offering exclusive opportunities for celebrities and civilians to travel to […]
9 March 2022

What are the European countries accepting Ukrainian refugees without visas?

European countries are providing flexibility for entry and visa requirements to Ukrainian refugees in an attempt to accelerate the accommodation of displaced people. 1. Scraping red […]
8 March 2022

Online Travel Agencies are being challenged by the growth of direct bookings

The pandemic has catalysed an increase in direct bookings, SiteMinder’s senior director of global demand partnerships, James Bishop said reflecting on 2020  “With international travel restrictions […]
7 March 2022

World Tourism Organization might suspend Russia

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has convened an emergency session of its Executive Council in response to the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. The […]
7 March 2022

What Russia’s invasion of Ukraine means for the travel industry

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is having a substantial impact on the political, economic and trade spheres worldwide. Uncertainty, mobility restrictions and higher energy prices are putting […]
4 March 2022

People with disabilities or accident victims immortalized by Sujata Setia’s camera

When Sujata Setia’s 8-year-old daughter asked her mother if she was beautiful, the photographer had to stop for a moment. “I wondered what to say to […]
3 March 2022

Airspace bans cause hours of extra flight time and increased operating costs

Since Sunday, the European Union airspace has been closed to “any plane owned, chartered or otherwise controlled by a Russian legal or natural person” and, as […]
3 March 2022

New map of the night sky reveals 4.4 million galaxies

A new map of the night sky has just been released for the first time. The photo, which was released by scientists at Durham University, shows […]
2 March 2022

Air passenger numbers to fully recover by 2024, estimates IATA

In a press release from 1 March, The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced it expects air passenger numbers to fully recover to pre-Covid-19 levels by […]
2 March 2022

Wildfires will double by the end of the century and we are not prepared

Almost every region in the world has been confronted with wildfires, especially just in the past year. California, Greece, Portugal and Australia are just the best-known […]
2 March 2022

If not now, when?

Climate Change has arrived, and it is here to stay. We have failed to slow, let alone reverse, the accumulation of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. […]
2 March 2022

British tourist drops school and travels to war zone in Kyiv “for fun”

A British student who claims to have dropped out of school to go for “the most dangerous places” on Earth is now in Kyiv, acting as […]
1 March 2022

Airbnb stands available to welcome 100,000 refugees fleeing from Ukraine

Airbnb and Airbnb.org are announcing that Airbnb.org will offer free, short-term housing to up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. These stays will be funded by Airbnb, […]
1 March 2022

Countries around the world light up buildings with Ukraine’s flag colours to show solidarity

Over the past few days, the world has been concerned with the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. To support Ukraine, people and countries have been showing […]
1 March 2022

Reimagining the way we travel to address climate change: Cycling tourism as an ally

ECF takes a look at how more cycling can help the tourism sector not only reduce its CO2 emissions, but also encourage biodiversity regeneration. Europe will […]
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