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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

30 October 2020

5 Destinations to Shiver Your Timbers this Halloween

Last week we visited the Paris Catacombs in anticipation of the scariest week of the year. With Halloween now upon us, let’s discover some more tingle-inducing […]
28 October 2020

International Tourism Down 70%: Travel Restrictions Impact All Regions

Restrictions on travel introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to hit global tourism hard, with the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) […]
28 October 2020

Travelling by train during Covid-19

As you might know from my previous escapades, I’m a fan of travelling by train. You can look out of the window, observe the strangest things […]
27 October 2020

Which countries remain Covid-free?

As of the 26th of October, only 11 of the 193 countries recognized by the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) do not register […]
27 October 2020

Europe: Where is hot in November?

Last month we wrote an article about the warmest destinations in October. This time is tougher, as finding places with mild temperatures in November is not […]
27 October 2020

Trick or Treat? ‘Hubie Halloween’ film review

It’s the time of year where every streaming site has a clear theme to to its ‘trending’ or ‘popular movies’ – Halloween. I personally don’t enjoy […]
27 October 2020

Time for change: flying is not the problem, dirty fuel is

Like other sectors of the economy, travel and tourism is slowly weaning itself off fossil fuels which emit the greenhouse gasses which are warming our climate. […]
26 October 2020

Phase 1 of digital health pass trial completed

Travel industry executives met at London Heathrow Airport as part of a transatlantic trial of CommonPass, a digital health pass aimed at enabling safer travel and […]
23 October 2020

Where is hot in November?

It’s that part of the year where we’ve not yet reached the December holidays season, but it is certainly feeling wintery and dark in many parts […]
23 October 2020

The best surfing spots in the world

Surfing is becoming more and more popular all over the world… So popular that it will finally make its debut in the Tokyo’s Olympic Games next […]
23 October 2020

Global Tourism Crisis Committee meets to restart tourism and save millions of livelihoods

Consistent and harmonized travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed for the restart of tourism. The […]
23 October 2020
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How to rebuild trust in international travel?

Covid-19 infections reaching 42 million people worldwide and more than 1 million global deaths to date. This infection rate and death toll have impacted public healthcare […]
22 October 2020

How has the drop in tourism affected indigenous communities?

Before the spread of Covid-19, tourism provided a promising approach to sustainable development, a path for indigenous communities to alleviate poverty, increase access to healthcare and […]
22 October 2020

WTTC reacts to implementation of testing on departure at airports across Europe

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) sees as encouraging sign the fact that airport testing on departure is beginning to be allowed. The WTTC has […]
21 October 2020

Global Steering Committee created to revive international travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council is to spearhead a major global drive to revive international travel with the public and private sector working together in […]
20 October 2020

UNWTO shares data and insights on how to guide Tourism Recovery

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will work alongside the Expedia Group to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from the […]
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