Interview


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.

12 April 2021

Gloria Guevara: “We believe we are finally coming to the light at the end of the tunnel”

A year has gone by and the world has not recovered from the effects of the pandemic. Vaccination campaigns across the globe are underway and it […]
29 March 2021

Sophie Lenoir: “Since March 2020, I made around 500 lockdown portraits of Brussels residents”

Sophie Lenoir is a Brussels-based photographer. Since march 2020, Sophie captured around 500 portraits of Brussels residents and gathered the testimonies related to the lockdown of the […]
19 March 2021

Francisco Amaral: “An image of confidence and safety is what we need to give to our tourists”

The Algarve is known to be one of the major touristic hubs in the European continent, welcoming every year millions of visitors. Castro Marim, located in […]
5 March 2021

Nuno Vale: “Madeira was naturally chosen by digital nomads”

Madeira broadened its tourist arrival policy on February 19th: those tourists who present proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid-19 within the last 90 days will […]
3 March 2021

Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes: “We are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel”

Authorities in Macao reported that there hasn’t been a single Covid-19 case in more than six months. The hospitality and tourism sector in the city are […]
15 February 2021

“What’s happening now in the world is a sort of adventure tourism of its own”

Kairat Sadvakassov, the deputy chairman of “Kazakh Tourism” – the tourism board of Kazakhstan, speaks with Travel Tomorrow about his view on upcoming opportunities for modern […]
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 […]
22 December 2020

“I aspire to a more local and sustainable tourism in the years to come” – Delphine Houba

2020 will be a year many will want to forget. The shock to the economy and freedom of movement, the lack of face-to-face social interaction will […]
14 December 2020

Aldeia da Mata Pequena: A village with 12 people maintained tourism in the summer

Imagine a little enchanted village with only 12 people…  Just 3 families live in this place, hidden in a protected natural area called Penedo do Lexim. […]
7 December 2020

“Cascais is an international case study in the fight against Covid-19” Carlos Carreiras, Mayor of Cascais

When in January 2020 we started to receive the initial information on what was going on in China, the scenario was seen as something far away that would […]
3 December 2020

A World for Travel – Christian Delom, Secretary General: “A Revolution is Coming”

The Forum “A World for Travel” will happen in May, at Évora University, Portugal, and it is about the transformation of travel and tourism. The Secretary General […]
20 November 2020

“We cannot wait for European Funds” – Francisco Calheiros, President of the Portuguese Confederation of Tourism

Covid-19 had the greatest impact that the tourism sector has ever encountered. The inhibition to travel by air, road, rail, and sea, due to confinements and […]
13 November 2020

“Tourism should be the key element to regenerate our countries” – Luís Araújo, President of the European Travel Commission

Luís Araújo gazes at the horizon and ponders the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead in a world turned upside down by the pandemic. On the […]
13 October 2020

“Help will be of no use in six months’ time because the businesses will be bankrupt by then” — EESC’s Rapporteur Panagiotis Gkofas

It is mid October and the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the economic, social, and health spheres of our lives. It has brought the […]
25 September 2020

A paradigm shift from quantity to quality tourism: Interview with Visit Flanders’ Marketing Director Elke Dens

The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the world’s social and economic engines. With travel restrictions in place, tourism has been one of the sectors that’s suffered the […]
17 September 2020

Many businesses are collapsing: The travel industry speaks

Clare Davis is an independent travel counsellor working under the Travel Counsellors banner, putting together bespoke travel packages for individual and business clients. We interviewed her […]
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