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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

14 June 2022

Lufthansa transforms an Airbus 330 into a superyacht-like experience

On May 18th, at European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Lufthansa Technik presented an exclusive extension of its new wide-body VIP cabin concept […]
14 June 2022

Reaching for the future in Helsinki

Last week I was in Helsinki, Finland, I was invited to speak at the opening of the 15th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, the […]
14 June 2022

Portugal is one of the most popular destinations this summer

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Portugal will drive the national economic recovery and could even surpass […]
14 June 2022

Brussels Terrasse O² becomes the largest open-air coworking in Belgium

How and where we work has changed a lot over the years. A few decades ago, each and every one of us who had a job […]
14 June 2022

How Helsinki’s responsible use of data is improving citizens’ lives

The World Economic Forum and the Government of Finland, in collaboration with Edelman, Splunk and the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation, have developed a new approach to […]
14 June 2022

Timeshare members suffer the most from chaos at UK airports

Airlines are short staffed and huge numbers of flights are being cancelled last minute from UK airports. Knowing this, most holidaymakers are able to plan holidays […]
13 June 2022

Rooftop gardens can help reduce heat in cities, new study shows

A recent study by NASA published in the journal Sustainable Cities and Society has shown that due to an effect called the “urban heat island,” temperatures […]
13 June 2022

Why are trains to Brussels Airport so expensive?

There are two public transport options to reach Brussels Airport from the city. One is the number 12 bus, which takes about an hour, and in […]
13 June 2022

Kazakhstan lifts all Covid-19 travel restrictions

From June 8th, proof of vaccination and Covid-19 PCR tests are no longer required for Kazakh and foreign citizens upon arrival in Kazakhstan, as reported by […]
13 June 2022

What’s ‘flex travelling’ and why is it the latest travel trend?

Flexibility. It’s been a very trending word over the last few years. Whether it’s about work, family life or something else. And the flex movement has […]
13 June 2022

Lufthansa takes off as “Lovehansa” to celebrate Pride Month

On the occasion of Pride Month, Lufthansa is taking off with a very special aircraft to destinations throughout Europe. The Airbus A320neo with the registration D-AINY […]
13 June 2022

These emerging technologies could boost renewable energy storage capacity up to 3,000% by 2050

A recent report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has outlined 3 emerging technologies that could boost the US’ renewable energy storage capacity up to […]
13 June 2022

US lifts Covid-19 testing requirement for inbound travellers entering the country

On Sunday, June 12, the U.S. lifted Covid-19 pre-departure testing requirement for travellers entering the country. Air travelers no longer need to present a negative Covid-19 […]
13 June 2022

Brussels Airport security staff to strike on Monday 20 June

Further strikes will hit Brussels Airport in Zaventem starting on Monday June 20, paralyzing the airport’s operations. This time, security officers working for G4S at Zaventem […]
10 June 2022

Strike at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport led to over 100 cancelled flights

Staff at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris announced a strike on Thursday this week, which forced the airport to cancel 25% of the scheduled flights. […]
10 June 2022

Lufthansa and Eurowings cancel over 1,000 flights in July

Lufthansa and its low-cost subsidiary Eurowings have announced that a series of cancellations will be implemented in July to stabilize the flight schedule which risks major […]
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