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24 May 2021

Ryanair wins as EU court overturns KLM and TAP state aid

The General Court of the European Union has upheld a Ryanair challenge to billions of euros in state aid given to KLM and TAP Air Portugal, overturning European Commission decisions. […]
24 May 2021

World’s largest iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

An enormous iceberg has calved from the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf, lying in the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica announced the European Space Agency […]
24 May 2021

Brussels government has approved Visit Brussels’ €7.6 million tourism relaunch plan

Visit Brussels’ will have €7.6 million to relaunch the travel and tourism industry. This plan is the result of an intensive consultation with 200 partners from […]
24 May 2021

Dutch designer creates biodegradable masks with flower seeds inside

Dutch designer Marianne de Groot-Pons was fed up with finding blue surgical masks in the streets, polluting the environment, and has created a brand of biodegradable […]
21 May 2021

Half a million jobs could be lost in the UK this summer

Up to half a million jobs could be lost in the UK Travel & Tourism sector if the government fails to significantly reopen international travel as […]
21 May 2021

Travel to break free from your happiness trap!

Break free from your happiness trap! This week I had the opportunity to speak at the Accessible & Inclusive Tourism conference in the Asia Pacific (AITCAP) […]
21 May 2021

EU reaches agreement on its Digital Covid Certificate

The European Commission welcomes the provisional political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the Regulation governing the EU Digital Covid Certificate. This means that the […]
20 May 2021

Lost village emerges from a lake in northern Italy

The bell tower in the middle of Lago di Resia is all that remains of Curon, a mountain village in the Val Venosta valley of the […]
20 May 2021

EU wishes to ease travel restrictions from non-EU countries

The 27 Members States of the European Union want to relax travel restrictions for people coming from non-EU countries who are fully vaccinated as well as […]
20 May 2021

EU launches a new European Tourism Covid-19 Safety Seal

The European Standardisation Organisation (CEN) published a European standardisation deliverable for Covid-19 health and safety protocols in tourism establishments and services, developed at the Commission’s initiative. […]
20 May 2021

175 destinations from Brussels Airport this summer

This summer Brussels Airport will offer no less than 175 destinations to its passengers. The sanitary safety measures that continue to apply at the airport and […]
19 May 2021

Kazakhstan and the EU look to join forces on green projects

The European Union praised Kazakhstan’s efforts in its green agenda and discussed the potential of cooperating in the near future regarding areas such as environmental protection, […]
19 May 2021
Air France

Air France carries out first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Air France-KLM, Total, Groupe ADP and Airbus have joined forces to carry out the first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced in France. At […]
19 May 2021
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport, Brussels Airlines and TUI fly set to relaunch Belgian air travel

After many difficult months of travel restrictions and even travel bans, Brussels Airport, and home carriers Brussels Airlines and TUI are ready for the summer season. […]
18 May 2021

Vaccine passports are the only way to restart travel, says Dubai Airport CEO

Dubai Airport CEO Paul Griffiths believes that Covid-19 passports are the only way to restart mass foreign travel. In an interview with the BBC, the boss […]
18 May 2021

Germany to allow vaccinated international travellers and reduce travel restrictions

As the summer holiday season approaches and certain European countries begin to reopen to tourists, Germany has announced it will allow vaccinated travellers as well as […]
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