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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 […]
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 […]
14 February 2021

“Magic has begun” with vaccination in Israel. Cases drop by half

Vaccination in Israel, the country with the most vaccinees per capita in the world, is starting to have an effect. Among the population over 60, cases dropped […]
14 February 2021

Kazakhstan resumes and increases flights with five countries

Since February 10, Kazakhstan increased and resumed international flights to Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and the Maldives, the Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee reported. This permission was […]
12 February 2021

Covid-19: Carnival activities are being scaled down in Germany

The popular “Mainz bleibt Mainz” (“Mainz stays Mainz”) TV program is taking place and be broadcast as usual on Carnival Friday, which fell on February 12 […]
11 February 2021

The importance of tourism in driving the global economy

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new Social Impact Paper focusing on the Travel & Tourism sector, which has been compiled to […]
11 February 2021

All Lufthansa Group Airlines extend option for free rebooking

All fares of Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings can be rebooked without a rebooking fee. Originally, this fare offer was valid for (re-)bookings […]
11 February 2021

5 cool circular economy startups

Circular economy is based on the idea of using waste rather than raw materials to create new products, leaving behind the traditional and unsustainable linear economy […]
11 February 2021

Travelling is not crime ETC strongly condemns new UK travel measures

The European Travel Commission (ETC) strongly condemns the new tough enforcement measures for travellers announced yesterday by the UK Government. As well as introducing two mandatory […]
11 February 2021

Health Protect: a secure way for airlines to share health information during the pandemic

SITA is an IT and telecommunications company that has been providing services to the airline industry for a long time. Due to the pandemic and travel-related […]
10 February 2021
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EU Commission welcomes the European Parliament’s vote on the Recovery and Resilience Facility

The EU Commission is encouraging its Member States to move in the direction of sustainability and digitalization. 1. The Recovery and Resilience Facility  According to the […]
10 February 2021

Braga is the Best European Destination to visit in 2021

The city of Braga, in the North of Portugal, has been voted the Best European Destination for 2021, after being selected in first place from a […]
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