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5 November 2020

What is a rewilding retreat, and how can it help our mental health?

The idea of going ‘back to nature’ to find some mental peace and tranquility is nothing new, especially with more and more people living in busy […]
5 November 2020

Make your travel matter!

In these challenging times we must all play our part – stay at home! The new England wide lockdown begins on Thursday 5 November. If you […]
4 November 2020

Audio tours and stories, a new way to travel?

Tours have long been a popular form of tourism, with many tourists choosing to be guided around a new place whilst soaking up the knowledge, stories […]
4 November 2020

10 most beautiful lakes in the world

Do you know that there are more than 117 million lakes in the world? If I had enough time, I would describe all of them, but […]
4 November 2020

Kazakhstan, Iceland, Colombia among new destinations receiving safety stamp

Kazakhstan, Iceland, Colombia, Argentina and Turks and Caicos are the latest major destinations to adopt the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) global safety and hygiene […]
4 November 2020

Helping tourists in trouble: New International Code

Tourists are to be given greater legal protection as consumers under new plans being advanced by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). With restoring confidence a key […]
3 November 2020

75 Years of United Nations: Cooperation and trust as important as ever

The United Nations, of which UNWTO is a part, was established to promote peace among nations and allow us to work together to build a better […]
3 November 2020

Ryanair reports a decline in traffic of 80%

On Monday, Ryanair reported a loss of €197 million between April and September 2020, compared to the profits of 2019 which were €1.15 billion. For the […]
3 November 2020

New breath test could detect Covid-19 virus in seconds

Early trials of a new test for coronavirus have shown the possibility of “rapid identification” of the virus. Results published by the Lancet (the world’s leading […]
2 November 2020

Inclusive Employment in Hospitality

Four years ago Lemon Tree Hotels won Gold in the World Responsible Tourism Awards at WTM, London for their commitment to barrier-free employment – they were […]
2 November 2020

This is the best time to travel like Stoics!

There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land again after a cheerful, careless voyage.” – Mark Twain How would Mark Twain react if he […]
2 November 2020

174 million tourism jobs could be lost due to travel restrictions

New figures from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveal that despite a slight improvement since June, an approximate 174 million Travel & Tourism jobs […]
30 October 2020

Historical and stunning temples in Asia

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. In general terms, Asia is bounded on the East […]
30 October 2020

5 of the scariest places on the planet

It’s Halloween season and the search for the scariest horror movies and the spookiest scare parks is on. But there are plenty of places around the […]
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) […]
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