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5 August 2021

7 million Italians unable to afford a one-week holiday away from home

Roughly 7 million Italians cannot afford to take a week’s holiday away from home, according to research by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC). Those 7 […]
5 August 2021

Summer air travel continues to be disappointing says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that air travel is still struggling to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, with demand still significantly below pre-Covid-19 […]
4 August 2021

Airplane passenger duct-taped to seat after allegedly sexually assaulting and puncing flight attendants

On a Frontier Airlines flight in the USA last week, flight attendants were forced to restrain a passenger by duct taping him to his seat after […]
4 August 2021

No EU access without permit for non-EU citizens

New EU legislation will oblige non-EU citizens to present a permit to access European territory covered by the Schengen Area. The rules, announced on August 3, […]
4 August 2021

EU has now vaccinated 50% of its population

According to a count made on Tuesday by AFP from official sources, the rate of Covid-19 vaccinations in the European Union has reached 50%. Half of […]
4 August 2021

US adds 16 destinations to ‘very high’ Covid-19 travel risk list

On Monday August 2nd, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, added 16 destinations to its “very high” Covid-19 risk level. Some of the […]
4 August 2021

Lagos. It may soon be impossible to live in Africa’s most populous city

The city of Lagos, Nigeria, might soon be uninhabitable, studies predict. With flooding on the rise, residents of the second most populous city in Africa fear […]
4 August 2021

Vatican and San Marino to have Covid-19 certificates recognised by the EU

The EU will recognise the Covid-19 certificates from the Vatican and San Marino, connecting both countries to the EU’s system, the European Commission announced recently. 1. […]
4 August 2021

Covid-19. What you need to think about when traveling with children this summer

Young children belong to a population segment which hasn’t been vaccinated, and with reason: no vaccines have been authorized for children under 12. Many parents feel […]
3 August 2021

Tall Poppy Syndrome is a major problem for Responsible Tourism

There is some sage advice, too often ignored: “don’t let the pursuit of the perfect drive out the good.”  Too many businesses and destinations choose not […]
3 August 2021

From August 9th France’s health pass to be required in cafés and restaurants

From July 21st, France made it obligatory to show a passe sanitaire (health pass), for access to public venues for more than 50 people. Now, starting […]
3 August 2021

France expects 50 million visitors this summer

France hopes to receive 50 million foreign visitors this summer, mainly from Europe, while the international clientele from distant countries should remain largely absent, said the […]
3 August 2021

Quarantine waived for vaccinated Americans and Europeans traveling to England

The UK government has announced that starting on August 2nd, the quarantine in England will no longer apply for people coming from the United States and […]
2 August 2021

Brussels Airport received more than 50,000 passengers on Friday

On Friday Belgium’s largest airport received 51,600 passengers, according to figures from the company which runs Brussels Airport, in its busiest day since the start of […]
2 August 2021

This Summer there are 223 beaches with access for people with reduced mobility in Portugal

This summer, Portugal has 223 beaches that have been recognized as accessible and safe for people with disabilities or other types of limitations. The announcement was […]
2 August 2021

Environmental responsibilities of the Digital Nomad

2021 marks the intersection of two growing areas of interest: remote working and environmental sustainability. Greater numbers than ever before are opting to work remotely, and […]
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