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11 February 2021

The importance of tourism in driving the global economy

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new Social Impact Paper focusing on the Travel & Tourism sector, which has been compiled to […]
11 February 2021

All Lufthansa Group Airlines extend option for free rebooking

All fares of Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings can be rebooked without a rebooking fee. Originally, this fare offer was valid for (re-)bookings […]
11 February 2021

5 cool circular economy startups

Circular economy is based on the idea of using waste rather than raw materials to create new products, leaving behind the traditional and unsustainable linear economy […]
11 February 2021

Travelling is not crime ETC strongly condemns new UK travel measures

The European Travel Commission (ETC) strongly condemns the new tough enforcement measures for travellers announced yesterday by the UK Government. As well as introducing two mandatory […]
11 February 2021

Health Protect: a secure way for airlines to share health information during the pandemic

SITA is an IT and telecommunications company that has been providing services to the airline industry for a long time. Due to the pandemic and travel-related […]
10 February 2021
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EU Commission welcomes the European Parliament’s vote on the Recovery and Resilience Facility

The EU Commission is encouraging its Member States to move in the direction of sustainability and digitalization. 1. The Recovery and Resilience Facility  According to the […]
10 February 2021

Braga is the Best European Destination to visit in 2021

The city of Braga, in the North of Portugal, has been voted the Best European Destination for 2021, after being selected in first place from a […]
10 February 2021

Spain: 77% fewer tourists in 2020 and an uncertain summer this year

In 2020, Spain received only 19 million foreign tourists, 77% less than in 2019. French visitors represented the first contingent of tourists in the country, with […]
9 February 2021

Visit Portugal launches new sustainability campaign

Visit Portugal is launching a new campaign aimed at travelers from the United Kingdom. The campaign includes a video calling for a strong focus on responsible […]
9 February 2021

United Kingdom tourism: Uncertainty reigns supreme

Covid-19 has demonstrated how dependent much of the tourism industry is on aviation. In Europe, many consumers have pivoted to take domestic trips. In theory, tourism […]
8 February 2021

Will the ‘Vaccine Passport’ be the lifesaver for the travel industry?

With the uphill battle against the coronavirus and its economic consequences, the most severe of which being felt by the travel industry, there is an ever […]
8 February 2021

Covid-19: Health and safety measures to be extended in Belgium until 1 April

Following the latest information provided by Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo, the current health and safety measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in Belgium […]
8 February 2021

The Relationship Between Food & Community-based Tourism: Central America III

Read Part 2 of “The Relationship between Food & Community-based Tourism: Central America” The people behind the food To conclude our journey through Central America and […]
5 February 2021

Belgium: Hairdressers to re-open on 13 February, other ‘contact’ professions must wait

On Friday February 5th, the Belgian Prime Minister along with Federal Ministers, Minister-Presidents of the Regions and Communities, gathered for the Consultative Committee meeting and determined […]
4 February 2021

Nepal: where people carried cars, before cars carried people

Chitlang village, once known as the southern gateway to Kathmandu valley, has been on my bucket list for quite some time. Before the highway to Kathmandu […]
3 February 2021

Italy relaxes restrictions and reopens some tourist sites

Italy is easing its confinement measures, allowing, among other things, the reopening of the Colosseum or museums. This is contrary to other European countries, and a […]
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