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25 January 2021

International Study: How many people will take the Covid-19 vaccine?

With Covid-19 vaccines now being rolled out across the world, YouGov’s Covid-19 trackers show that people in Thailand and the United Kingdom are the most likely […]
22 January 2021

Global Tourism experts gather in Madrid to ensure the safe restart of tourism

The global tourism sector is starting the new year prepared to #RestartTourism when conditions allow, with the World Tourism Organization set to again bring together leaders […]
22 January 2021

Covid-19: Negative test required to travel to the US as of 26 January

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, is expanding the requirement for a negative Covid-19 test and as of the 26th of January, international travelers […]
22 January 2021

China releases prototype for new 400mph levitating train

China has recently unveiled a prototype for a new levitating train which it says will be capable of reaching speeds of up to 400mph. 1. Prototype […]
22 January 2021

Zurab Pololikashvili nominated to lead UNWTO for four more years

The Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has expressed its continued support for Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili. Meeting in Madrid, its members nominated him to […]
22 January 2021

“Non-essential travel should be strongly discouraged,” says Ursula von der Leyen

EU leaders agreed yesterday to consider restricting non-essential trips across the bloc’s internal borders to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Brussels’ top officials said. “All […]
22 January 2021

London’s new Greenground Map links the city’s green spaces

The London Underground map, created by Harry Beck in 1931, is iconic and has become an emblem of both the city transport system and the city […]
21 January 2021

Impact of Covid-19 and worsening inequalities will fuel malnutrition for billions in Asia and the Pacific

The economic impact of Covid-19 on the world’s most populous region is threatening to further undermine efforts to improve diets and nutrition of nearly two billion […]
21 January 2021

Brussels Airlines to cancel 900 flights in February and March

Brussels Airlines will cancel a total of 900 flights in February and March, after failing to register a sufficient number of bookings, due to the coronavirus […]
21 January 2021

Why pilgrimages will be the biggest travel trend in 2021

The new year has begun for quite a while now so it’s about time we talked about what this year will have to offer. Of course, […]
21 January 2021

Mobile phones: selfies, trophies and managing tourism

In the old days with a box camera every photograph you took cost money, we were careful about how many photos we took. The film was […]
21 January 2021

Indonesia gives priority to Instagram influencers for the Covid-19 vaccine

Along the elderly to first receive the Covid-19 vaccines in Indonesia, now stands also a group of social media influencers. The vaccination drive kicked off in […]
20 January 2021

FedEx plans to cut 671 out of 1,700 jobs at Liege airport

FedEx, the US-based delivery service has confirmed its plan to scrap 671 of a total 1,700 jobs from its operation at Liege airport, equating to 4 […]
20 January 2021

Nanotourism: the new trend in a post-Covid world?

A creative critique to the current environmental, social and economic downsides of conventional tourism, as a participatory, locally oriented, bottom-up alternative. Definition of Nanotourism Nanotourism is […]
20 January 2021
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Aviation industry urges EU to adopt a Covid-19 ‘vaccination certificate’ for travel

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged all branches of the European Union to support an initiative from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to agree a […]
20 January 2021

Samsø, the island where residents have a negative carbon footprint

Located off the coast of the Jutland Peninsula in Denmark, Samsø Island is a former Viking outpost, nowadays home to a traditional farming community. Mostly flat […]
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