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12 July 2021

Belgian pharmacies now perform Covid-19 tests for travellers

From today, people in Belgium in need of a Covid-19 test for reasons including travel and festivals, can now take a rapid antigen in more than […]
12 July 2021

Mauritius reopens to tourists on 15th July

The island of Mauritius off the southeast coast of Africa has announced its gradual reopening following months of closed borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]
12 July 2021

Digital tools to revitalize tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to energize the restart of tourism based on sustainability and innovation. An agreement with MUST Travel & Tech places a […]
12 July 2021

Hawaii struggles with overtourism

As travel becomes increasingly possible, Maui in the US state of Hawaii is already experiencing problems with too many people visiting the destination. At a recent […]
12 July 2021

29% of all destinations continue to keep their borders closed for international tourism

According to the figures from the latest edition of the Travel Restrictions Report from the United Nations, it has been shown that since June 1, 29% […]
12 July 2021

New report shows considerable impact of the pandemic on global economy

Asia Pacific was the region hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic according to the new annual Economic Trends Report from the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
9 July 2021

European Covid-19 map puts Portugal and most of Spain on red

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has released its updated travel map, which shows all of Portugal and most of Spain as having […]
9 July 2021

Bullet train starts operating in Tibet

China’s state-owned railroad company has just inaugurated a high-speed train line in Tibet, nicknamed the “roof of the world”, with a 435-kilometer route that runs 90% […]
8 July 2021

A World for Travel. Évora Forum will take place this September

The organisers of the ‘A World for Travel – Évora Forum,’ the new annual sustainable travel industry event, have confirmed that for this year’s conference will […]
8 July 2021

The Netherlands bans single-use plastics

As of this week, producers and importers in the Netherlands may no longer market certain products made of single-use plastic. These include cutlery, plates, and straws. […]
7 July 2021

Spain. Surge in Covid-19 cases force authorities to reimpose restrictions on nightlife

Authorities in Barcelona have announced that indoor nightlife activities will not be allowed again from this Friday July 9th. The government noted the flood of contagions, […]
7 July 2021

Germany repeals ban on travellers from UK, Portugal and others

On Monday Germany reopened its borders to travellers coming from the UK and Portugal, as well as several other countries, repealing a ban which had previously […]
7 July 2021

England lifts use of mask despite surge in Covid-19 cases caused by Delta variant

Despite a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases caused by the Delta variant, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday July 5th that he […]
6 July 2021

Vaccines and digital solutions to ease travel restrictions says UNWTO

According to the newest edition of the Travel Restrictions Report from the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, as of 1 June, 29% of all destinations […]
6 July 2021

Time for Change

Way back at the end of the last century it was evident that sustainable tourism was failing to deliver, there was too much greenwashing and not […]
6 July 2021

Nicholas Hodac: “European consumers are changing preferences towards more healthier drinks”

Covid-19 has turned the world upside down and challenged different sectors, with the food and drink industry being one of the most affected. Alone in the […]
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