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Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

28 September 2022

Meet the first champagne bottle designed for space travel

The Reims, France-based company has decided to send its famous bubbles, which symbolises celebration and the art of living, into space. 1. Mumm Cordon Rouge Stellar […]
28 September 2022

Patrick Mercier-Handisyde: “Mobility needs to be fair, inclusive, affordable and accessible for all”

The current challenges faced by the European transport and mobility industry will be discussed in Lisbon this fall at the the Transport Research Arena (TRA) conference. […]
28 September 2022

IATA to start trial of carbon emission calculator for air cargo with Etihad

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will be trialling a CO2 emissions calculation tool specifically developed for cargo flights together with Etihad Airways. To effectively manage […]
28 September 2022

The first five-star hotel in Asia to be awarded Ecotel

Responsibility requires people. People to take responsibility and make change happen. People to drive sustainability. We can only achieve sustainability by people stepping up to the […]
28 September 2022

Barbados scraps all Covid-19 related travel restrictions

On Thursday, 22 September, the Government of Barbados announced the country will discontinue all Covid-19 related travel restrictions. Therefore, there will be no testing requirements for […]
27 September 2022

EasyJet reveals roadmap to achieve net-zero by 2050

EasyJet has published its roadmap outlining how it can achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, following the airline’s commitment to the UN-backed Race to Zero last […]
27 September 2022

Did you know that some airlines still use floppy disks?

Floppy disks have not gone completely out of use. An American company called Floppy Disk sells, repairs and recycles them for the aviation industry keeping the […]
27 September 2022

International tourism at 57% of pre-pandemic levels in the first seven months of 2022

According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourist arrivals almost tripled in January to July 2022 (+172%) compared to the same period of 2021. […]
27 September 2022

European Commission announces first members of the Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation

On 24 June, the European Commission officially launched the Alliance for Zero-Emission Aviation (AZEA), calling on the members of the aviation community to join forces in […]
27 September 2022

Airbus does not resume pre-pandemic delivery pace before 2024

Airbus’ capacity to deliver at pre-pandemic pace is undermined by supply chain disruptions. 1. Slow delivery Airbus will not return to the pace of pre-pandemic deliveries […]
27 September 2022

EU countries need to increase their efforts of phasing out single use plastics

On 22 September, the Rethink Plastic alliance and the Break Free From Plastic movement have released an annual assessment tracking the progress scored by EU countries […]
26 September 2022

Bhutan bets on sustainable travel and increases daily tourist tax to $200

On September 23rd, Bhutan reopened its borders to international tourists with an increased fee of $200 per person per night, up from the previous $65. The […]
26 September 2022

Hong Kong finally puts an end to quarantine hotels

Hong Kong is one of the few places around the world that, until recently, still had very strict Covid-19 measures, including quarantine on arrival for everybody […]
26 September 2022

Japan lifts all remaining restrictions from 11 October

Authorities in Japan have decided to lift all remaining travel restrictions. The country will allow visa-free, independent tourism and remove its daily arrival cap restrictions, including […]
26 September 2022

China might soon be easing entry restrictions for some foreign tourists

Authorities in China have proposed a regulation that aims to facilitate the entry of some foreigners, CNN reports. According to a draft policy document released by […]
26 September 2022

Military mobilisation in Russia could leave aviation industry without staff

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out last week after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered on 21 September the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. […]
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