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29 August 2022

Turks’ Schengen visa applications get “deliberately” rejected, says Turkish Foreign Minister

Turkish citizens have been increasingly facing struggles and rejections when applying for visas to Schengen and EU countries, Reuters reports. Last year the percentage of rejected […]
29 August 2022
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€93mn for the world’s first hydrogen passenger trains in Germany

Hydrogen-powered trains are now a reality in Germany’s Lower Saxony state. 1. Hydrogen train fleet A fleet of 14 hydrogen trains powered by fuel cell propulsion […]
29 August 2022

A popular tourist attraction in Lithuania is barring Russian tourists from entering

Once a popular destination for Russian tourists, the Pakruojis Manor tourist attraction, a 19th-century former residential mansion located close to the city of Pakruojis, in the […]
29 August 2022

Brussels boosts plan to reduce road traffic from the historical centre

The plan is part of a growing political trend to move away from car-centric urban policy across Europe. 1. Good Move As part of the city’s […]
29 August 2022

Amazon bets on green hydrogen to help reach its goal of net zero by 2040

Amazon announced that the company has signed an agreement with Plug Power to supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen for its transportation and building […]
29 August 2022

Which cities in the world are the most bicycle-friendly?

If the world cycled as much as the Dutch, CO2 emissions from cars would fall 20%. In the Netherlands, people cycle an average of 2.6 km […]
26 August 2022

TUI group priorizes ‘real emissions reductions’ rather than offsetting them

Focusing on the reduction of emissions rather than offsetting them, TUI Group is now having its own reduction targets scientifically verified. It has submitted its targets […]
25 August 2022

British-Belgian Mack Rutherford becomes youngest person to fly solo around the world

Mack Rutherford, a 17 year old Belgian-British teenager, landed in Bulgaria on Wednesday afternoon, becoming the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world. After a […]
25 August 2022

Ambassador Baimukhan: “Kazakhstan has a lot to offer to Belgian tourists”

Margulan Baimukhan was appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the European Union in 2021. Having started his career at Daewoo Electronics, he has served as Deputy Foreign Minister and Ambassador […]
25 August 2022

Travel now, pay later? Economic uncertainty does not reduce people’s wish to travel

Travel is viewed as the highest priority discretionary spend category for the coming 12 months, revealed a study by travel tech company Amadeus. In the ‘Consumer […]
25 August 2022
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What is a ‘Digital Slomad’?

Working in an office once used to be the norm, yet now, it seems like something from a faraway past. Working remotely has been up and […]
25 August 2022

Luxury cars fill Helsinki airport as Russian tourists head to Europe

Porsches, Bentleys, Mercedes and other prestigious brands with Russian license plates have flooded the parking lot of the airport in Helsinki after the Russian invasion of […]
24 August 2022

Extremely low levels of China’s Yangtze river reveal ancient Buddhist statues

The severe drought in China is having unforeseen outcomes. Due to falling water levels in the Yangtze River, a submerged island in the southwestern city of […]
24 August 2022
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People and places are under pressure – and they are fighting back

Tourism is a polluting industry like most others. The shorthand is overtourism, defined as occurring in “destinations where hosts or guests, locals or visitors feel that […]
24 August 2022
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Spanish company proposes a high-speed train connecting Paris-Berlin in only 1 hour

The Spanish company Zeleros works hand in hand with governments, mobility operators, investment funds, industries and researchers to develop the global hyperloop network. 1. Paris-Berlin A […]
24 August 2022

SAS cancels 1,700 flights in September and October

Scandinavian airline SAS has announced that 1,700 of flights will be canceled in the coming months as it struggles to recover from a two-week pilots’ strike […]
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