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9 December 2020

EU 2030 emissions reduction target should be revised upwards to at least 60%

Ahead of the European Council summit on 10-11 December, mayors warn that the EU 2030 emissions reduction target should be revised upwards to at least 60% […]
9 December 2020

A tough time for Alpine ski resorts

This year, the majority of Alpine ski resorts fear a holiday season with no tourists. In an attempt to avoid the increase of Covid-19 cases, Germany, […]
9 December 2020

Travellers should not be considered high-risk population for spreading Covid-19

The European Travel Commission (ETC) welcomed this week the new Guidelines for COVID-19 testing and quarantine of air travellers from the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC) and […]
9 December 2020

British Airways appoints new head of sustainability

British Airways has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability, reflecting the increasing importance of sustainability for the airline. Harris joins […]
8 December 2020

Uzbekistan 2021: Safe Travel Guaranteed

New times require new security solutions. The threat of the spread of coronavirus continues to be relevant and negatively affect physical and emotional health. Now, before […]
8 December 2020

UK vaccination plan: Military planes could be delivering vaccines produced in Belgium

British authorities are working on a contingency plan to transport Covid-19 vaccines to the United Kingdom using military planes. This “air corridor” seems the most reliable […]
8 December 2020

British grandma receives first Covid-19 vaccine

Authorities in the UK began rolling out the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, December 8th. The patient was Margaret Keenan age 90. She […]
8 December 2020

Visit Wuhan releases new promotional video to attract tourists back

Wuhan, the Chinese city where the Covid-19 pandemic started, is targeting the domestic market to recover its tourism sector. Being the city where the coronavirus outbreak […]
8 December 2020

“Adopt me for Christmas” – saving Christmas of stranded Brussels expats

This year, Brussels expats have to take difficult decisions regarding the Christmas festive period. Due to coronavirus travel restrictions, many of them won’t be able to […]
8 December 2020

Stories matter

Stories, myths and legends can be true or false, they can be used for good or evil. In this age of social media and people skulking […]
7 December 2020

KLM and Delta to offer guaranteed Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam

KLM and Delta will offer Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam from December 15th, 2020. The airlines have joined efforts with the Dutch Government, Amsterdam Airport […]
7 December 2020

European Commission criticized for lack of vaccine transparency

MEPs and health advocates believe that vaccine contracts will leave pharma companies with a large payout. Contracts’ terms and costs that EU taxpayers will have to […]
7 December 2020

Suspending ineffective quarantine measures to save the winter tourism season

In line with new guidelines published by EASA and ECDC on testing and quarantine measures, members of NET (Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism) […]
7 December 2020

One step towards the TEE 2.0: New night trains will connect Europe in 2021

Several new cross-border night trains will connect some European countries. The railway companies from Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland are currently planning to launch the new […]
7 December 2020

“Cascais is an international case study in the fight against Covid-19” Carlos Carreiras, Mayor of Cascais

When in January 2020 we started to receive the initial information on what was going on in China, the scenario was seen as something far away that would […]
7 December 2020

72-hour quarantine-free trips could revive international business travel

International business travel could restart if agreement is secured to safeguard journeys of up to 72-hours free from quarantines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council […]
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