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31 March 2021

New cycle path to Brussels Airport is completed

Brussels Airport is now connected to the F3 Leuven-Brussels cycle path with a new branch. The F3 is one of the main cycle highways in Flemish […]
30 March 2021

China relaxes entry restrictions for foreigners who take Chinese vaccine shots

Chinese authorities are making it easier for certain foreigners to enter the country. Those who have received a Covid-19 vaccine made in China will benefit from […]
30 March 2021

Brussels Airlines invests in Scandinavian destinations

Brussels Airlines has announced that it will be offering more flights to destinations in Norway, Sweden, and Finland from this summer. Brussels Airlines joins forces with […]
30 March 2021

Thinking about ecotourism in the Gorilla Highlands

Anthropologists tell us that storytelling is fundamental to our existence as humans. Stories enable us to make sense of our world and to share our understanding […]
30 March 2021

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen to start delivering 200 million Covid-19 vaccines in Europe as of April 19th

Covid-19 vaccination campaigns have been slower in Europe than in some countries elsewhere, and several European countries have recently enforced new restrictions to curb the latest […]
30 March 2021

Covid-19 shows why united action is needed for more robust international health architecture

by Charles Michel, President European Council by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General by 24 world leaders* The Covid-19 pandemic is the biggest challenge to […]
30 March 2021

Airbus to boost “cold” technology testing as part of its decarbonization roadmap

Airbus has launched an “Advanced Superconducting and Cryogenic Experimental powertraiN Demonstrator” (ASCEND) to explore the impact of superconducting materials and cryogenic temperatures on the performance of […]
29 March 2021

EU Vaccine Passport to be available by June 15th

On Sunday, March 28th, during the TV program Le Grand Jury RTL-Le Figaro-LCI, European Commissioner Thierry Breton indicated that the EU health passport should be available […]
29 March 2021

Scandinavia leads ranking for global sustainable tourism

Global market research company Euromonitor International recently released their new report ‘Top Countries for Sustainable Tourism’ at ITB Berlin. According to their research, 66.4% of consumers globally […]
29 March 2021

Limburg gets Flander’s first rollerblading route

Saturday 20th March saw the opening of Flander’s first ever rollerblading route. The trail covers 90 kilometres and is specially designed for the unique mode of […]
29 March 2021

UK sees take off of first electric commuter flights

The UK’s first electric commuter flight is set to depart from Exeter Airport and land at Newquay Airport, both towns in the Southwest of England. If […]
29 March 2021

Sophie Lenoir: “Since March 2020, I made around 500 lockdown portraits of Brussels residents”

Sophie Lenoir is a Brussels-based photographer. Since march 2020, Sophie captured around 500 portraits of Brussels residents and gathered the testimonies related to the lockdown of the […]
29 March 2021

British Airways to start offering first class dining at home

British Airways has teamed up with its premium catering partner DO & CO, and Feast Box, a provider of internationally inspired recipe boxes, to create a […]
26 March 2021

Members of the European Parliament demand safe and clean travel

EU criteria for safe and clean travel, a common vaccination certificate and an EU hygiene seal for businesses must be part of a new EU strategy […]
26 March 2021

New York has transformed the world’s largest landfill into a green oasis

The Fresh Kills landfill used to contain all of New York City’s garbage, a place with stinky smells and whose view, made up of piles of […]
26 March 2021
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Tourism sector lost nearly US $4.5 trillion for 2020, says WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) revealed the full devastating impact of COVID-19 had on the global Travel & Tourism sector […]
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