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23 March 2021

Portugal elected the Best European Destination to visit in 2021

After Braga‘s nomination as the Best European Destination of 2021, it is Portugal’s turn to stand out as the best country to visit this year. Europe […]
23 March 2021

Enhancing the tourism ecosystem for the coming years

Covid-19 outbreak has paralysed the entire EU tourism sector, putting its ecosystem under unprecedented pressure. Former crisis show us that tourism and travel is the most […]
23 March 2021

Greece: Tourism recovery restarts from small islands

Greece is prioritizing vaccinations in small islands and islets to make sure these little corners of paradise are ready to open up for holidaymakers by mid-May. […]
22 March 2021

Finland tops the list of happiest countries in the world – again

According to a UN-sponsored report, Finland has been ranked the happiest place in the world for a fourth year in a row. The World Happiness Report […]
22 March 2021

We will always remember: 5th anniversary of the Brussels terror attacks

On the morning of 22 March 2016, exactly five years ago, three coordinated suicide bombings occurred in Belgium: two at Brussels Airport in Zaventem and one […]
22 March 2021

Belgium to lift ban on non-essential travel on 19th April

According to a new Ministerial Decree published yesterday, Belgium will officially lift its ban on non-essential travel abroad on 19th April, after the Easter holidays. The latest […]
22 March 2021

Iceland reopens its borders to vaccinated tourists

As of yesterday 18th March Iceland has announced that the country will open its borders to vaccinated travellers from around the world. Worldwide arrivals will now […]
22 March 2021
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A common path to Europe’s safe re-opening

Ahead of the meeting of European leaders on 25 March, the European Commission is calling on Member States to prepare for a coordinated approach to a […]
21 March 2021

New sleeper trains in Europe will link 13 major destinations

Four European national railway companies have promised new sleepers linking 13 major cities in the largest extension of Europe’s night network in many years. According to […]
21 March 2021

5 Reasons why Responsible Travel matters

Any kind of tourism can be responsible, or irresponsible. Travellers can be responsible or irresponsible. Responsible Tourism is about using tourism to make better places for […]
19 March 2021

Thailand could fully reopen borders by October

The Thai government is hoping to reopen the country’s borders by October, with all Covid-19 restrictions lifted, Thailand’s Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) confirmed on 10th March. […]
19 March 2021

Francisco Amaral: “An image of confidence and safety is what we need to give to our tourists”

The Algarve is known to be one of the major touristic hubs in the European continent, welcoming every year millions of visitors. Castro Marim, located in […]
19 March 2021

Where in the world is open to vaccinated travelers?

Across the world the same question is being asked: When can we travel again? The travel and tourism industry, which has been hardly hit, is eager […]
19 March 2021

Portugal to reopen to British tourism on May 17

Portugal will allow UK tourists into the country from May, the country’s Secretary of State for Tourism has said in the same week the European Union […]
18 March 2021

JetBlue pushes the limits of comfort with the new Mint Suites

JetBlue is revolutionizing the way comfort is experienced in the sky. The airline has revamped its Mint experience for transatlantic flights. The new Mint class aboard […]
18 March 2021

EU Digital Green Certificate will allow countries choose Russia and China vaccines

The Digital Green Certificate proposed yesterday by the European Commission and their plan to get vaccinated people traveling again, will leave key decisions up to member […]