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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

16 February 2022

Booking.com to lay off nearly 3,000 jobs worldwide

On Thursday February 10th, Booking.com announced that it would lay off 2,700 customer service employees worldwide amid plans to outsource nearly all of its customer service […]
15 February 2022

Airlines eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel that helps reduce emissions up to 80%

Being responsible for around 4% of global carbon emissions, the aviation industry is becoming more and more eager to increase the share of sustainable aviation fuel […]
15 February 2022

Top 5 fastest trains in the world

You may be surprised to learn that it’s not just automobiles and airplanes that are capable of incredible speeds. Trains running can actually pin you against […]
15 February 2022

Marriott’s positive outlook for 2022 shares trends shaping the hospitality industry’s future

1. Upward trend The Covid-19 pandemic that unleashed catastrophic consequences to the hospitality sector seems to have calmed down, at least for the Marriott International, which […]
15 February 2022

Competition is good for sustainability

Transitioning to a sustainable and more circular economy is an increasingly urgent business. As demand for goods and services increases and barriers to entry are low, […]
14 February 2022

What’s a camel-ccino and where can you drink it?

The coffee business has been booming for a long time now. Where a couple of decades ago, people tended to just go for a black cup […]
11 February 2022

TripAdvisor’s top destinations for 2022

Which apps does the average tourist always keep on hand while travelling? Google Maps, as to not get lost. Booking, in case they need to change […]
11 February 2022

Virgin Atlantic closes deal with Neste for sustainable aviation fuel

In 2018, global commercial aircraft operations were responsible for 2,4% of all CO2 emissions worldwide. In fact, according to WWF, if the airline industry were a […]
11 February 2022

Do you know why airline route maps look the way they do?

Pilots must calculate the course of the flight path, which is the direction of flight relative to the ground. The heading is the direction needed to […]
10 February 2022

The coolest public benches design

One of the most beautiful things to do when discovering a new city or area is to sit down a bit and just observe scenery and […]
8 February 2022

Travel and tourism likely to grow $8.6 trillion in 2022

As the world finally seems to be on the path to recovery, the travel and tourism sector’s contribution to the global economy and jobs could reach […]
7 February 2022

UNWTO launches the first Global Youth Tourism Summit

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili has joined the Minister of Tourism of Italy Massimo Garavaglia to officially launch the first Global […]
7 February 2022

Europe entering Covid-19 “ceasefire”, says WHO

Europe could soon enter a ceasefire with Covid-19 that can lead to the end of the pandemic, declared Dr Hans Kluge, World Health Organization’s (WHO) Europe […]
4 February 2022

Mark Zuckerberg warns users not to screenshot Facebook Messenger chats

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday January 28th that an update to Messenger would notify users if an image of their chat has been captured by another […]
4 February 2022

Some airlines will have large losses because of high oil prices, warns Ryanair CEO

The high price of oil will have a negative impact on the finances of airlines that are unable to cover their fuel bills in the face […]
3 February 2022

These are the 50 best bars in the world

When at home, we all have our favorite bar we tend to visit at least once a week. A place where the bartender knows our face, […]
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