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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

12 October 2020

5 beautiful libraries in the world

In times where physical travel can sometimes be difficult, there is no better alternative than a good book to discover the world. A fine piece of […]
12 October 2020

CommonPass: the screening tool which aims to restart travel

CommonPass is a digital health screening tool which is hoped to become the testing standard that will kickstart travel. Trials started last week and if successful, […]
12 October 2020

Airbnb increases efforts to stop parties and large gatherings for Halloween

Halloween weekend, and the celebrations that usually come with it, is fast approaching. Airbnb explains how, with the current pandemic in mind, it has increased its […]
9 October 2020

Travel & Tourism CEOs present plan to save 100 million jobs

G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m […]
9 October 2020

Agreement to Restore Confidence in International Aviation

Ahead of the G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of […]
8 October 2020

Dreaming of Travel. 6 Films to tickle your wanderlust this fall

Rusting trees, crunchy leaves cartwheeling in the wind, bright umbrellas and warm scarves – autumn is here and with it our desire to puddle-stomp in wellington […]
7 October 2020

WHO: 10% of global population may have had Covid-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that approximately 10% of the total world’s population may have already been infected with covid-19. The estimate from the WHO […]
6 October 2020

Developing sustainable and responsible growth of rural tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the […]
6 October 2020

Council continues to delay implementation of coordinated travel restrictions within EU

More than a month has passed since the European Commission’s presented its proposal for EU-wide coordination of travel restrictions. However, this proposal has still not been […]
6 October 2020

Tourism’s role in Rural Development

Tourism’s many benefits must be felt outside of urban areas for the sector to fulfill its potential to provide opportunities for all: That was the key […]
5 October 2020

Curbing aviation emissions: The polluter pays principle

Aviation fuel is untaxed and the industry does not have to pay to maintain the rails or roads as other forms of transport do. The aviation […]
5 October 2020

UNWTO to Harness the Power of AI to Link Tourism Workers with Jobs

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is to work with California-based Eightfold.ai to help connect tourism jobseekers with employers and so drive the global recovery of the […]
2 October 2020

Top tips for becoming
a responsible tourist

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many of us to reconsider our usual routines, and it has particularly forced the tourism industry to reassess its practices. The […]
2 October 2020

Release of guidelines for a safe return to work

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), signed a memorandum of collaboration today, to help ensure the […]
1 October 2020

10 EXPO structures that are still standing

Although most World’s Expo structures are temporary, some of them have such a great success that they survive beyond the fair, becoming iconic architectural symbols. Here […]
29 September 2020

New campaign: Travel the world, make a difference

A major social media campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the wide-ranging social benefits of travel by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). […]
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