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28 December 2020

IATA renews call on governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the […]
28 December 2020

Covid-19: Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8 billion in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is having serious impacts on the airline industry, as countries close borders and impose strict travel bans to limit the spread of the […]
24 December 2020

History and tradition of Christmas ornaments

For many, Christmas begins with the ritualistic decorating of the house, and even the garden, with Christmas ornaments and decorations of all types. Ranging from religious […]
24 December 2020

EU Transport Commissioner blames France for UK truck turmoil in Kent

On Wednesday, EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean criticized France for blocking the entrance of truck drivers returning from Britain, causing a chaos of around 10,000 truck […]
24 December 2020

Why is Christmas Day on the 25th December?

Although nowadays Christmas is celebrated by people all around the world, it is traditionally a Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians […]
24 December 2020

My 10 favorite Christmas movies

Besides meeting our loved ones, receiving and giving presents, eating, drinking and laughing, we also like to watch Christmas movies with our family and friends. Sometimes […]
24 December 2020

Renting a Christmas tree?

Since a few years, a new trend has become more and more popular: Renting a Christmas tree. The idea behind this is to reduce waste and […]
23 December 2020

Global carbon emissions down by 7% in 2020

Carbon dioxide emissions in 2020 fell by 7% given that many countries around the world have imposed travel restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 contagion […]
22 December 2020

6 European destinations for beer lovers

It is difficult to say what it is that is so magical about the beer but one thing is for sure: beer conquered the world, hearts […]
22 December 2020

A look-back at 2020: Happy holidays

The year comes to an end and we take a moment to look back and review what has been lived, what has been accomplished. What do […]
22 December 2020

Governance Matters

Back in 1623 the poet and Church of England cleric John Donne wrote in his Devotions upon Emergent Occasions “No man is an Island, entire of itself; every […]
21 December 2020

Christmas Star: The ‘Great’ Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn

Skywatchers are in for an end-of-year treat. What has become known popularly as the “Christmas Star” is an especially vibrant planetary conjunction easily visible in the […]
21 December 2020

Tourism back to 1990 levels as arrivals fall by more than 70%

International arrivals fell by 72% over the first ten months of 2020, with restrictions on travel, low consumer confidence and a global struggle to contain the […]
21 December 2020

The ultimate gift guide for travel lovers

So far, 2020 hasn’t been the best year for travelers. Due to the pandemic, travelling was quite complicated and often even prohibited. Travel plans got cancelled, […]
21 December 2020

The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: South America

Read Part 1 of “The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: South America” here. 1. More than just a product Of course, in the context of […]
18 December 2020

24 hours in Gibraltar

A British overseas territory occupying a narrow peninsula of Spain’s southern Mediterranean coast, Gibraltar is a unique fusion of cultures. Wondering amongst the red post boxes […]
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