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3 June 2021

Portugal announces new easing of measures

On Wednesday June 2nd, the Council of Ministers in Portugal gathered and subsequently announced a set of new measures for the coming months. Prime Minister António […]
2 June 2021

Memorial Day Weekend: Highest number of travelers since start of pandemic

Travel seems to be on the rise in the US as the latest statistics from the Transportation Security Administration, TSA, reported a record number of passengers […]
2 June 2021

Switzerland has the world’s first high-altitude floating solar park

In the Valais Alps in Switzerland, Lake Toules is home to the world’s first high-altitude floating solar park. Its panels produce 50% more energy than those […]
2 June 2021

Luxair shows support for pride month

In order to show support for Pride month and its cause, Luxair has teamed up with Luxembourg non-profit Rosa Lëtzebuerg to convey a message of inclusiveness […]
1 June 2021

Tourism sector: Together for the future

The European Travel Commission (ETC) presented today ‘Open up to Europe’, a major promotional campaign that will play a significant role in the reopening of European […]
1 June 2021

Varosha: Did you know that this ghost town from the 1970s might reopen to visitors?

Nearly forty seven years ago, one of the most famous tourist areas of the Mediterranean, with more than a hundred hotels, restaurants and nightclubs that welcomed […]
1 June 2021

European Commission urges summer reopening for vaccinated tourists

In May 21 the EU reached a deal regarding a digital Covid-19 certificates scheme which should be ready by July 1st, and will use a QR […]
1 June 2021

Learning to live with Covid and Climate Change

Over the last twelve months, we have made some progress in learning to live with Covid with vaccinations and better treatments, new social protocols and vaccine […]
1 June 2021

Slovenia is ready to welcome tourists again

Slovenian Tourist Board together with the Slovenian tourism industry has boosted their promotional activities ready for a restart to tourism in the country as it reopens. […]
31 May 2021

Alitalia’s successor ITA “will have to prove it can stay on the market”

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), the state-owned Italian airline that will replace bankrupt Alitalia will only start flying in September, which meant it will be missing the […]
31 May 2021

Scotland aims to have the world’s first zero emissions aviation region

Orkney, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, UK, is running several low-carbon aircraft trials in an 18-month project that aims to become the “world’s […]
31 May 2021

Go digital or travellers will stay home, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing […]
31 May 2021

Brussels launches major air quality study

Saturday saw the official launch of “CurieuzenAir”, the largest ever air quality study of Belgium’s capital. The data collected will provide more reliable information for politicians […]
31 May 2021

The search for the Best Tourism Villages has begun

The search is on for the best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunity and safeguard their communities, local traditions and […]
28 May 2021

Pilots in Ireland call for the reopening of international travel

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, IALPA, is urging the Government to reopen international travel, and introduce rapid antigen testing for airline passengers. On Monday May […]
28 May 2021

Malta says it has total herd immunity

Popular holiday island Malta has announced it has now reached ‘herd immunity’ in its vaccination rollout and claims to be the first EU nation to do […]
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