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12 October 2020

Airbnb Increases Efforts to Stop Parties and Large Gatherings for Halloween

Halloween weekend, and the celebrations that usually come with it, is fast approaching. Airbnb explains how, with the current pandemic in mind, it has increased its […]
9 October 2020

Brussels Bars Forced to Close Receive €2,000 From the City

The City of Brussels has announced that it will provide one-off aid, to the amount of €2,000, to bar and cafe operators who have been forced […]
9 October 2020

Trekking can change a life and the lives of millions

“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” – Jeffrey Rasley. In 1998 John Wood was an upcoming executive at Microsoft. In the frantic pace of his corporate […]
9 October 2020

Travel & Tourism CEOs present plan to save 100 million jobs

G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel & Tourism sector and 100m […]
9 October 2020

Agreement to Restore Confidence in International Aviation

Ahead of the G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of […]
9 October 2020

‘Rediscover Jamaica’ Campaign Successfully Restarts Tourism

A country which, like many, has seen its tourism sector suffer the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica seems to be making its first steps towards […]
8 October 2020

Promoting Sustainable Mobility: Why the Commission Sees 2021 to be the European Year of Rail

According to their proposal in March this year, the Commission sees 2021 as the European Year of Rail, an idea which supports the delivery of its […]
8 October 2020

Uganda Re-opens Borders and Welcomes Tourists Back to Nature

Following the countries re-opening of borders to tourists on 1st October, Uganda is welcoming back visitors to explore the natural beauty and incredible wildlife which makes […]
7 October 2020

Stricter measures imposed in Brussels to stop spread of Covid-19

Under new proposals, all cafés in Brussels will have to close their doors from Thursday 8 October. It applies to cafes and the cafeterias of sports […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: European Commission approves €19.3 million loan guarantee for TAROM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a loan guarantee of around €19.3 million to compensate the Romanian state-owned airline TAROM for damaged […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: Dutch hospitals have run out of leading treatment

Dutch hospitals have used up all their stock of Remdesivir, a US-made drug for treating severe Covid-19 patients and the first one to be approved by […]
7 October 2020

Indonesia Becomes First Signatory of Tourism Ethics Convention

Indonesia has become the first signatory of the Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics, the landmark instrument created to ensure global tourism is fair, inclusive, more transparent, […]
7 October 2020

WHO: 10% of global population may have had Covid-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that approximately 10% of the total world’s population may have already been infected with covid-19. The estimate from the WHO […]
7 October 2020

Cambodia to celebrate WTD 2020 under the theme “tourism and rural development” in Siem Reap

On 3 Oct 2020, the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia celebrated the World Tourism Day 2020 under the theme of Tourism and Rural Development, presided over […]
7 October 2020

Canary Island Hotel Welcomes New Type of Guests

1. From hotel to refuge centre With hotels closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government in the Canary Islands is using them as accommodation for […]
7 October 2020

Thailand Releases its First Video Campaign Focused on Sustainable Tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has partnered with GLP Films, a content marketing agency dedicated to global sustainable tourism, to create the first video campaign […]
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