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11 October 2021
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Google and YouTube to disable ad monetization to climate change deniers

If YouTube had previously banned anti-vaccine content, Google is now taking measures against those publishers and advertisers who deny climate change. The moderation used by the […]
11 October 2021

What are the Covid-19 rules to enter the EU?

With many European countries easing restrictions to make tourism possible again, the European hospitality sector is finally recovering. However, if some countries have relaxed their Covid-19 […]
11 October 2021

You can win a free trip to Italy by posting a photo with salami

You’ve surely seen this ingredient. It’s become a recurrent image behind pizza counters all over the world. Salami is the plural form of the Italian word […]
11 October 2021

Portugal’s tourism industry optimistic about the future

After a long and painful lockdown, the Portuguese tourism industry seems to be cautiously recovering. Despite being in the low season, the Algarve – Portugal’s southernmost […]
11 October 2021

Lessons from A World for Travel

“We are here to work not to chat” – with these encouraging words Christian Delom opened the doors of A World for Travel, in Évora on […]
8 October 2021

Optical illusion creates ‘UFO mirage’ over the sea in Alaska

The images shared on Facebook by Glacier Bay National Park have, since the beginning of the month, provoked enormous discussion and fascination. Why? Some people thought […]
8 October 2021

Brussels Airlines releases 2022 summer offers

Brussels Airlines has decided to already release its Summer 2022 offer, as it sees demand returning. “Due to the uncertainty the coronavirus crisis brought along, booking […]
7 October 2021

European hospitality commits to recycle more and better by 2030

The European hospitality sector, represented by HOTREC, joined this week the Close the Glass Loop – a multi-stakeholder stewardship programme for glass packaging launched in June […]
6 October 2021

​Frustration with travel restrictions grows

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that air travelers are increasingly frustrated with the Covid-19 travel restrictions. A survey commissioned by IATA of 4,700 respondents […]
6 October 2021

Discover these cycling routes in Brussels and Flanders

Autumn has arrived and the change of season is starting to become visible: yellow, red and orange have begun to appear in the parks, in the […]
5 October 2021

5 Rules Brits driving in the EU should know about

Only a few days ago, the UK government implemented a rule change that came into force on September 28. Now, Brits driving to the EU will […]
5 October 2021

Top tips for becoming a responsible tourist

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many of us to reconsider our usual routines, and it has particularly forced the tourism industry to reassess its practices. The […]
5 October 2021

Whose Responsibility is Tourism?

The aspiration is to make tourism better, but whose responsibility is it? Back in 2002, in the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, we […]
5 October 2021

Airline industry estimates $201 billion losses for the 2020-2022 period

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its latest outlook for airline industry financial performance showing improved results amid the continuing Covid-19 crisis: Net industry losses […]
5 October 2021

Thailand to reopen Chiang Mai, Bangkok and other destinations in November

Authorities in Thailand have had to postpone their plans to re-open Bangkok and some other major cities to foreign arrivals until November. The rationale behind this […]
5 October 2021

54 million tourists crossed international borders in July 2021

International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July 2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination rollout advanced in many parts […]
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