News

18 January 2021

European Union considering Covid-19 vaccination passport for travel

The European Union is considering the implementation of a Covid-19 vaccination passport for travel within the bloc. President of the European Commission, von der Leyen, has […]
18 January 2021
raimond-klavins-ZK0csdUtbK0-unsplash

An experience in Mount Kailash, I could never forget

Back in 2005, I couldn’t resist the urge to capture this click with my Tibetan host. Needless to say, it was the days of KODAK films. […]
18 January 2021

Mental Health Guidelines to aid the recovery of Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new mental health guidelines for the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support […]
18 January 2021

Japan suspends entry of all non-resident foreign nationals

The Japanese government has decided to suspend the entry of all non-resident foreign nationals into the country as part of a coordinated effort to curb the […]
18 January 2021

Do you agree with the ‘vaccine passport’?

The idea of a ‘vaccine passport’ has been discussed in many EU many member states as a possible solution to enable restarting cross border travel, and […]
15 January 2021

Why should you visit Alentejo?
Interview with António Lacerda

What used to be a concern, curiously became a point in favor, even before the pandemic occurred. The fact that Portugal’s Alentejo has only 10 inhabitants […]
15 January 2021
chuttersnap-41-YdnYxh0-unsplash-

All passengers arriving by air to the U.S. will need to provide a negative Covid test

Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for Covid-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced […]
14 January 2021

European decision on Oxford vaccine expected in January

The European Medicines Agency announced this Tuesday that it has already received the application for conditional approval of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of […]
13 January 2021
coronavirus-4947210_1920

Covid-19 infections rise by 30% in Belgium

According to the latest figures published by the Sciensano public health institute on Wednesday, January 13th, the average new daily infections in Belgium has risen by […]
13 January 2021

Azores elected as a safe holiday destination in 2021

The European Best Destinations elected the Azores as a safe holiday destination in 2021. “When, in 2020, the travel and life habits of all of us […]
13 January 2021

British couple escapes the pandemic living on an island without electricity

Sarah and Luke Flanagan, a couple from the UK, have managed to do what the world has not yet been able to: stop worrying about the […]
12 January 2021

In all humility

It is time for us humans to act with a little humility As 2021 dawned, and we entered this critical decade for our species to address […]
12 January 2021

Macau foresees a solid recovery for 2021

Authorities in Macau report that there hasn’t been a single Covid-19 case in in more than six months. The hospitality and tourism sector in the city […]
11 January 2021

Amazon lost almost 8,500 square kilometers of forest in Brazil in 2020

Nearly 8,500 square kilometers of Amazonian forest were destroyed in Brazil in 2020, according to the National Institute of Space Research (INPE). This has been the […]
11 January 2021

US airlines ban emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines recently became the first company to ban all emotional support animals from travelling on their airlines, and several other US airlines are following suit. […]
11 January 2021

Belgium announces 2 week extension of lockdown measures

On Friday afternoon, Belgium’s Consultative Committee announced the extension of current lockdown rules in Belgium, stating that they will remain in place for at least 2 […]
Send this to a friend