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18 February 2021

New survey shows travel planning is giving people hope

A recent survey of North American travellers, commissioned by adventure tour operator Exodus Travels and conducted by OnePoll, found that learning a new language and immersing themselves in travel stories […]
18 February 2021

La Petite Fabrique the new organic house in Paris

On the south-eastern edge of Paris next to the 1950s Olympiad towers is La Petite Fabrique (the Little Factory), an experimental and innovative eco-build. With the construction […]
18 February 2021

Council of the EU signs off on slots and licenses to support the ailing transport sector

On February 15th, the Council of the EU adopted two sets of temporary rules to support the transport sector, which continues to be heavily impacted by […]
18 February 2021

UK: Travelers from 33 countries must undergo a hotel quarantine at their own cost

As of Monday February 15th, travelers arriving in the UK from any of the 33 countries considered as high risk, will need to book their stay […]
17 February 2021

Covid-19: First cases of Brazilian variant detected in Belgium

According to the Belgian news outlet De Standaard, at least four cases of the P.1 variant have been detected. Two confirmed samples were detected in Brussels, […]
17 February 2021

2020 marks the worst year for international arrivals to Europe in over 30 years

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, its widespread impact continues to weigh heavily on European destinations and the wider tourism economy. The most recent […]
17 February 2021

Denmark to launch its “Corona pass” for travel purposes

Denmark is working on a digital scheme that would let its holders enjoy a concert, a trip abroad or a dinner in a restaurant. According to […]
16 February 2021

Charles de Gaulle airport abandons plan for a new terminal

The French government has announced that it is abandoning its plan for a new terminal at Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris. They pointed out that […]
16 February 2021

Living with pandemics

An H1N1 virus caused the last major pandemic with genes of avian origin. It was rampant 1918-1920, often referred to as Spanish Flu it was first […]
16 February 2021

US: Two masks are better than one in the fight against Covid-19

As mutations of the coronavirus spread, some specific protective methods and combinations, which are considered more effective, are being suggested to the public. The US Centers […]
15 February 2021

New Zealand returns to what we all long for: Barbecues without masks and no social distancing

After a scare in late January, where a case of undetected Covid-19 appeared in the quarantine hotel where all citizens have to stay after returning to […]
15 February 2021

Chinese Lunar New Year holiday travel down 60%

China observes two major extended holidays: National Day in October, and Lunar New Year. The latter traditionally sees more people traveling for family reunions, with a […]
15 February 2021

El Al becomes world’s first airline to vaccinate all staff

El Al Israel Airlines has become the world’s first airline to have vaccinated all of its relevant staff against the Covid-19 virus. 1. Staff vaccinations El […]
15 February 2021

Mobility restrictions: UK suffering greater GDP losses than EU countries

Recent research shows that the ongoing restrictions to travel and blanket quarantines has seen the UK suffer greater GDP losses than many of its European counterparts […]
15 February 2021

Emirates improves contactless journey with smart self check-in

Emirates is now improving the contactless travel experience for passengers traveling from Dubai by making contactless self-check-in and drop-off kiosks at Dubai International Airport (DXB), which […]
15 February 2021

2020 European airport traffic falls to 1995 levels

Airports Council International (ACI) Europe reported full-year traffic figures for 2020, which reveal that passenger volumes fell by -70.4%, or 1.72 billion, compared to 2019. EU […]
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