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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) […]
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. […]
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