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20 January 2021

Balearic Islands to ban single use plastic

The Balaeric Islands, an achipelago off the east coast of Spain and extremely popular with sun-seeking tourists, is looking to become a more environmentally friendly destination […]
20 January 2021

Europeans eager to travel during spring 2021 as Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins

Despite continuing lockdowns, Europeans are progressively interested in trips during the second quarter of 2021 as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out. That is according to the […]
19 January 2021

Norwegian Air to put an end to its long haul flights

Norwegian Air has made the decision to discontinue its long-haul flights because of the severe impact the pandemic has had on commercial air travel. Since the […]
19 January 2021

Successful speedy roll-out of vaccine in the UK

Consider this: on the day the UK announced it had given the coronavirus vaccine to 1.5m of its citizens, there were some EU member states yet […]
19 January 2021

WHO chief warns against ‘catastrophic moral failure’ in Covid-19 vaccine access

Addressing the agency’s Executive Board, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed fear that “even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality […]
19 January 2021

Skyhall at Brussels Airport to become vaccination centre

As part of the vaccination rollout plan in Belgium, the Skyhall, the iconic former transit hall at Brussels Airport, is set to become the vaccination centre […]
19 January 2021

Holiday: Literally speaking it means a “holy day”

The word is Christian in origin, although in many English-speaking countries, it is widely used and accepted to wish people a “Happy Holiday,” regardless of a […]
18 January 2021

Tourist inflow to Almaty to increase by 25 percent in 2021

The number of tourists to Almaty is planned to be increased by 25 percent in 2021, the city’s relevant authority announced. Thus, during this year, the […]
18 January 2021

WHO rejects idea of a vaccine passport as a condition for travel

The idea of vaccine passports is being more and more often proposed as a possible solution to restore safe travel. This could potentially solve the gigantic […]
18 January 2021

European Union considering Covid-19 “vaccine passports” for travel

The European Union is considering the implementation of a Covid-19 “vaccine passports” for travel within the bloc. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, […]
18 January 2021
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An experience in Mount Kailash, I could never forget

Back in 2005, I couldn’t resist the urge to capture this click with my Tibetan host. Needless to say, it was the days of KODAK films. […]
18 January 2021

Mental Health Guidelines to aid the recovery of Travel & Tourism

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new mental health guidelines for the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support […]
18 January 2021

Japan suspends entry of all non-resident foreign nationals

The Japanese government has decided to suspend the entry of all non-resident foreign nationals into the country as part of a coordinated effort to curb the […]
18 January 2021

Do you agree with the ‘vaccine passport’?

The idea of a ‘vaccine passport’ has been discussed in many EU many member states as a possible solution to enable restarting cross border travel, and […]
15 January 2021

Why should you visit Alentejo? Interview with António Lacerda

What used to be a concern, curiously became a point in favor, even before the pandemic occurred. The fact that Portugal’s Alentejo has only 10 inhabitants […]
15 January 2021
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All passengers arriving by air to the U.S. will need to provide a negative Covid test

Anyone flying to the U.S. will soon need to show proof of a negative test for Covid-19, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced […]
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