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1 December 2020

Responsible Tourism Sustaining Village Life in the Foothills of the Himalaya

Village Ways is an example of Responsible Tourism in action. It is a shared value enterprise which since 2005 has been working to support economically poor […]
30 November 2020

A small Belgian town becomes the world center of the Covid-19 vaccine

The world’s future depends on a Belgian town located in Flanders that counts only 17,000 people. It is in the small Belgian town of Puurs that […]
30 November 2020

Certain shops to reopen in Belgium as of Tuesday December 1st

Belgian news outlet La Libre has reported that Belgium’s Consultative Committee has decided to reopen some non-essential shops in the country again from Tuesday, December 1st. […]
29 November 2020

Everything you need to know about the 2020 Winter Wonders in Brussels

To limit the spread of the coronavirus, the twentieth edition of Winter Wonders in Brussels (Plaisirs d’Hiver) has been cancelled. In practical terms this means that […]
28 November 2020

Algarve awarded the Best Beach Destination in Europe

Portugal’s Algarve region has been voted the Best Beach Destination, for the 7th time, in the prestigious World Travel Awards. “In a year as troubled as […]
27 November 2020

Conflict over Covid-19 vaccination rules for airlines

A recent announcement by Alan Joyce, CEO of Australian airline Qantas, in which he said Covid-19 vaccines will be mandatory on all international Qantas flights, has […]
27 November 2020

Greenpeace asks EU Commission to ban short-haul flights

On Tuesday November 24th, following the release of a study on the non-CO2 impacts of aviation on climate change, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a […]
27 November 2020

Aloha Mantra for a meaningful life and sustainable trips

It was 2013, I was on a trip to Hawaii. My friend Juergen did show me around the exotic island. However, I would not have felt […]
27 November 2020

More Thalys trains between Brussels and Paris from December 13th

Thalys has announced that from the 13th of December until the end of January, it will offer four daily return trips between Brussels and Paris. The […]
26 November 2020

Global Tourism Plastics Initiative: 26 New Signatories

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative has welcomed 26 new signatories, including businesses and organizations from every part of the global tourism value chain. Led by the […]
26 November 2020

The ‘Slow Ways’-project wants to put all the local British walkways on the map

All in all, lockdown is not exactly something we are happy about. No one likes to be trapped inside for several weeks, months even. It is […]
26 November 2020

France: Vaccination will not be mandatory

“I will not make vaccination mandatory,” said Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, November 24th. Already on November 9th, the High Authority of Health considered that an obligation […]
26 November 2020

First coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Belgium this year

Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced on Tuesday, during a visit to Brussels Airport, that Belgium will receive its first doses of Covid-19 vaccine before the […]
25 November 2020

UK: Cutting the 14-day quarantine to five days

The UK government’s latest move that will slash the travel quarantine lockdown if passengers test negative on the fifth day, will provide an economic boost and […]
25 November 2020

Commercial Aviation launches Covid-19 Travel Pass

Commercial Aviation has decided to launch Travel Pass, a mobile application that will offer travelers the possibility to show and prove that they have, for instance, […]
25 November 2020

Uruguay: Celebrating Resilience and Tourism’s Sustainable Restart

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has concluded his official visit to the Americas with a series of high-level meetings in Uruguay. Secretary-General Zurab […]
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