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29 December 2020

Brexit: How will traveling in Europe look after 1 January 2021?

The rules for traveling between the UK and European Union countries will change on the 1st of January 2021. Here are some of the most important […]
29 December 2020

4 European countries boost night-train services

On Tuesday, December 8, Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland decided to boost night-trains on their rail networks. At the end of 2021, the countries will launch […]
29 December 2020

We need to take the stories we tell seriously, they embody power

It is through stories that we make sense of the world. We use stories to understand our lives and those of others. Anthropologists tell us that […]
28 December 2020

Tourism looks forward with determination to 2021

In 2020, millions of people missed chances to explore different places and embrace different cultures and customs. The world lost out on opportunities for tourism to […]
28 December 2020

Covid-19: UK travelers will need a negative test to enter the US

The US will require airline passengers from the UK to get a negative Covid-19 test before their flight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, […]
28 December 2020

European Commission urges EU Member States to abolish UK travel ban

According to EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, “Blanket travel bans should not prevent thousands of EU and UK citizens from returning to their homes.” He […]
28 December 2020

IATA renews call on governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the […]
28 December 2020

Covid-19: Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8 billion in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is having serious impacts on the airline industry, as countries close borders and impose strict travel bans to limit the spread of the […]
24 December 2020

Christmas in 2020: Bethlehem’s Inns Are Empty

This year thousands of international pilgrims are missing in Bethlehem. Year after year, they visit the ancient town in Palestine to celebrate Christmas. In 2020, however, […]
24 December 2020
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UK shortages: Lufthansa flies more than 80 tonnes of food

Lufthansa will bring more than 80 tons of fruit and vegetables to supermarket in the UK, which are currently fearing shortages in the days leading to […]
24 December 2020

EU Transport Commissioner blames France for UK truck turmoil in Kent

On Wednesday, EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean criticized France for blocking the entrance of truck drivers returning from Britain, causing a chaos of around 10,000 truck […]
24 December 2020

Renting a Christmas tree?

Since a few years, a new trend has become more and more popular: Renting a Christmas tree. The idea behind this is to reduce waste and […]
24 December 2020

WHO urges people to wear masks during Christmas family gatherings

The World Health Organization in Europe has warned of a “further resurgence” of Covid-19 in early 2021, as it urged families to wear face masks during […]
23 December 2020

Global carbon emissions down by 7% in 2020

Carbon dioxide emissions in 2020 fell by 7% given that many countries around the world have imposed travel restrictions to control the spread of Covid-19 contagion […]
22 December 2020

A look-back at 2020: Happy holidays

The year comes to an end and we take a moment to look back and review what has been lived, what has been accomplished. What do […]
22 December 2020

Governance Matters

Back in 1623 the poet and Church of England cleric John Donne wrote in his Devotions upon Emergent Occasions “No man is an Island, entire of itself; every […]
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