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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.

13 July 2021

Space tourism: How much would you pay to fly like Richard Branson?

On Sunday July 11, the billionaire and founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, made history by becoming the world’s first space tourist, as he has always envisioned. […]
13 July 2021

4 emerging technologies to reduce food waste

Every year, more than 931 million tonnes of food are wasted globally, representing around 17% of total global food production. This waste generates unnecessary environmental impacts. […]
13 July 2021

Taking responsibility has commercial value

WTM, London has launched a Platform for Change to facilitate the sharing of solutions to the diverse challenges of sustainability. The Responsible Tourism agenda is broad […]
12 July 2021

Global emissions fell to 1965 levels in Europe due to Covid-19 lockdowns

In 2020, primary energy consumption and carbon emissions from energy consumption recorded the fastest drop ever since the Second World War, according to data released by […]
12 July 2021

Digital tools to revitalize tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to energize the restart of tourism based on sustainability and innovation. An agreement with MUST Travel & Tech places a […]
12 July 2021

29% of all destinations continue to keep their borders closed for international tourism

According to the figures from the latest edition of the Travel Restrictions Report from the United Nations, it has been shown that since June 1, 29% […]
12 July 2021

New report shows considerable impact of the pandemic on global economy

Asia Pacific was the region hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic according to the new annual Economic Trends Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
9 July 2021

8 most romantic honeymoon destinations

If you are engaged or thinking about getting engaged, it’s time to start dreaming about your honeymoon. There are many things to think of, tiny details […]
8 July 2021

Top 10 least stressful cities in the world in 2021

A recent study conducted by VAAY looked into 500 cities to determine which cities are the least stressful, including safety and security, gender and minority equality, […]
8 July 2021

10 books to lose yourself in this summer

What makes a summer read special? Is it our state of mind, relaxed and ready to immerse in something other than work? Is it like eating? […]
8 July 2021

A World for Travel. Évora Forum will take place this September

The organisers of the ‘A World for Travel – Évora Forum,’ the new annual sustainable travel industry event, have confirmed that for this year’s conference will […]
6 July 2021

Vaccines and digital solutions to ease travel restrictions says UNWTO

According to the newest edition of the Travel Restrictions Report from the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, as of 1 June, 29% of all destinations […]
6 July 2021

Time for Change

Way back at the end of the last century it was evident that sustainable tourism was failing to deliver, there was too much greenwashing and not […]
6 July 2021

When is the best time to visit Niagara Falls?

With an average of 3,160 tons of water flowing every second, Niagara Falls is a unique place that everyone must visit at least once in a lifetime. […]
5 July 2021

Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to Covid-19 impact on tourism

The effects of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a loss of more than $4 trillion to the global GDP for the years 2020 and 2021, according […]
5 July 2021

New Netflix series shows the world’s most amazing vacation rentals

A new show on Netflix called “The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals” showcases some of the best places on the planet to spend a vacation at, […]
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