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Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

21 March 2022

IATA welcomes the opening of borders to travel

In a recent press release, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the increasing momentum towards the re-opening of borders and relaxation of travel restrictions, as […]
21 March 2022

Renewable fuels could replace up to 70% of Russian oil imports by 2030, industry says

With oil prices reaching high-levels and driving price commodities over the roof, the industry is suggesting that renewable fuels may be able to replace up to […]
21 March 2022

Belgium postpones its 2025 nuclear power exit

On Friday March 18th, Belgium decided to postpone its nuclear phase-out, originally scheduled for 2025, by an additional ten years. “The federal government has decided to […]
21 March 2022

Covid-19 cases on the rise despite decrease in testing, says WHO

Last Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned nations to remain vigilant against the Covid-19 virus. This statement comes during a global increase of Covid-19 infections, […]
21 March 2022

Countries relying on Russian tourism threatened by the consequences of the war

If the conflict between Ukraine and Russia continues, many destinations will be affected by a reduction in tourist flows. The tourism intelligence platform Mabrian Technologies has […]
21 March 2022

Ryanair accused of raising prices for Ukrainian refugees

Ryanair has come under heavy criticism from Ukraine’s ambassador to Ireland, Larysa Gerasko, who accused the airline of raising fares between Poland and Ireland for Ukrainian […]
18 March 2022

Tourism industry propose several amendments to the new EU Digital Covid Certificate

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the travel and tourism sector in Europe, welcomed the European Commission’s proposal that amends and extends the use […]
17 March 2022

War in Ukraine could worsen the pandemic, WHO says

On March 9th, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, assured that the Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”. The alert […]
17 March 2022

40 million Russian expats are being asked to call home. Why?

An initiative launched by a group of Lithuanians, “Call Russia” is encouraging Russian expats to call home and communicate with fellow citizens in an effort to […]
17 March 2022

New Zealand to reopen international tourism from May 1

New Zealand is ready to welcome international tourists after more than two years of isolation to deter the spread of Covid-19. The country’s government announced the […]
17 March 2022

Russia passes new law to fly leased jets, bypassing Western sanctions

Russia issued a new law allowing the country’s airlines to place airplanes leased from foreign companies on the country’s aircraft register. The manoeuvre is a blow […]
17 March 2022

Portugal rolls back Covid-19 restrictions ahead of summer

The Directorate General of Health (DGS) in Portugal has withdrawn 16 guidelines for Covid-19 infection and revised public health measures, making “responsibility of all the adoption […]
16 March 2022

UK to lift all Covid-19 travel requirements from March 18th

On Monday March 14th, the UK Government announced the end of all remaining coronavirus-related restrictions and requirements affecting international travel. From Friday March 18th, there will […]
16 March 2022

France removes all Covid-19 measures for US travelers

France has recently added the United States to the countries on the “green” list, which in turn will simplify entry requirements for US travelers. A “green” […]
15 March 2022

What are the EU countries leading on sustainability?

Denmark and Ireland are leading the way in the transition towards fair and prosperous sustainability, according to the second edition of the EU’s Transitions Performance Index […]
15 March 2022

War in Ukraine – travel and tourism responds

Like most of us, I have run out of words to describe what is happening in Ukraine and what I feel about it. All of us? […]
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