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1 June 2021

Varosha: Did you know that this ghost town from the 1970s might reopen to visitors?

Nearly forty seven years ago, one of the most famous tourist areas of the Mediterranean, with more than a hundred hotels, restaurants and nightclubs that welcomed […]
1 June 2021

European Commission urges summer reopening for vaccinated tourists

In May 21 the EU reached a deal regarding a digital Covid-19 certificates scheme which should be ready by July 1st, and will use a QR […]
1 June 2021

Learning to live with Covid and Climate Change

Over the last twelve months, we have made some progress in learning to live with Covid with vaccinations and better treatments, new social protocols and vaccine […]
1 June 2021

Slovenia is ready to welcome tourists again

Slovenian Tourist Board together with the Slovenian tourism industry has boosted their promotional activities ready for a restart to tourism in the country as it reopens. […]
31 May 2021

Alitalia’s successor ITA “will have to prove it can stay on the market”

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), the state-owned Italian airline that will replace bankrupt Alitalia will only start flying in September, which meant it will be missing the […]
31 May 2021

Scotland aims to have the world’s first zero emissions aviation region

Orkney, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, UK, is running several low-carbon aircraft trials in an 18-month project that aims to become the “world’s […]
31 May 2021

Go digital or travellers will stay home, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing […]
31 May 2021

Brussels launches major air quality study

Saturday saw the official launch of “CurieuzenAir”, the largest ever air quality study of Belgium’s capital. The data collected will provide more reliable information for politicians […]
31 May 2021

The search for the Best Tourism Villages has begun

The search is on for the best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunity and safeguard their communities, local traditions and […]
28 May 2021

Pilots in Ireland call for the reopening of international travel

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, IALPA, is urging the Government to reopen international travel, and introduce rapid antigen testing for airline passengers. On Monday May […]
28 May 2021

Malta says it has total herd immunity

Popular holiday island Malta has announced it has now reached ‘herd immunity’ in its vaccination rollout and claims to be the first EU nation to do […]
28 May 2021

Tren Ecuador, the luxury tourist train supporting local communities

Launched in 2013, Tren Ecuador is the commercial brand of the Ecuadorian Railway Company. Their Tren Crucero Luxury Experience offers a 4 day 3 night tourist […]
28 May 2021

France imposes compulsory quarantine for travelers arriving from the UK

France will impose a ”mandatory isolation” period for travelers arriving from the UK. This quarantine measure is to come into effect from next Monday, May 31st. […]
27 May 2021

Tourism in Europe for the Next Decade

The Council today adopted a set of conclusions setting out its vision for an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable and resilient tourism sector in Europe. Tourism […]
27 May 2021

Europe’s Travel & Tourism sector welcomes adoption of “EU Digital Covid Certificate”

The European Tourism Manifesto alliance of more than 60 travel and tourism organisations warmly welcomes the adoption of the “EU Digital Covid Certificate” Regulation. The Alliance […]
27 May 2021

IATA expects airline passenger numbers to exceed pre-Covid levels in 2023

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel […]
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