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5 October 2021

Aviation industry commits to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. […]
4 October 2021

The world’s top 100 airlines of 2021

Flying with excellent airlines is a pleasure and a recently published list shows which ones are the best airlines worldwide. A consumer survey that started in […]
4 October 2021

Drowning girl statue causes stir in Bilbao

A hyper-realistic statue by Mexican artist Ruben Orozco depicting a drowning woman, whose purpose is to raise awareness about the sustainability of the planet, is causing […]
4 October 2021

UK’s new travel rules cause anger and confusion

When in September the UK announced it would revise its travel system in early, many international travelers felt relieved. Transport secretary Grant Shapps described it as […]
4 October 2021

Qatar Airways wins for the sixth time the World Airline Awards in 2021

Most of 2020 and 2021 has been a catastrophic period for the world airline industry, as passenger demand plummeted and countries across the world were affected […]
4 October 2021

16 airlines commit to reimburse customers on time

The European Commission announced that 16 major airlines have committed to provide better information and timely reimbursement for passengers in case of flight cancellations. The flight […]
1 October 2021

Emirates Ras Al Khaimah to become regional leader in sustainable tourism by 2025

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced its comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Destination Strategy that, it says, will see the emirate become the regional leader in […]
1 October 2021

20 airports are responsible for 27% greenhouse gas emissions from global air transport

Greenhouse gas emissions are a big deal globally. The new Green Deal is pushing to try to change habits and ways of traveling, and aviation is […]
1 October 2021

Belgian government approves federal cycling plan

On Friday September 24th, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a federal action plan for the promotion of cycling 2021-2024. Named “Be Cyclist”, the plan is […]
1 October 2021

Paris is the most luxurious city in the world

A recent study conducted by money.co.uk analyzed the number of luxury venues in different cities and produced a ranking based on the results. At the top […]
1 October 2021

Belgium: Travelers with fake PCR tests face up to six months in jail

On September 27th, three people who had tried to travel out of Brussels Airport with a forged PCR test earlier this year stood at a trial […]
30 September 2021

What is the travalyst coalition?

The pandemic has changed people’s lives and had a huge impact on all fields. Travel is surely one of the aspects that had to face most […]
30 September 2021

Australia’s Fraser Island restored to Aboriginal name K’Gari

Fraser Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 and Australia’s sixth largest island, has been re-baptized to its pre-settlement name K’gari. From the local Butchulla […]
30 September 2021

This Italian viewpoint has a railing with descriptions in Braille

A railing at a viewpoint in Naples has been getting a lot of attention on social media. Images have gone viral. Why? According to Euronews, it […]
29 September 2021

Schiphol Airport pilot project to stave off birds with pigs

In the area surrounding Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, a pilot project has been launched to find out whether pigs might be able to help ward off birds […]
29 September 2021

“Slow Travel” is here to stay

Up until the start of the pandemic in early 2020, international travel was growing exponentially, almost incommensurately. The overall sentiment was: visit more places in less […]
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