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5 May 2021

New York City could fully reopen by July 1st

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City could “fully reopen” on July 1st after more than a year of closures and capacity restrictions. De […]
5 May 2021

Ambassador Yoon Soongu: “As the situation continues to improve in the future we will be ready to welcome foreign tourists”

Belgium and Korea share a long-term friendship, and already in 1901 they signed their first bilateral Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation. In fact, Belgium was […]
4 May 2021

Canada’s Edmonton first airport in the world to sign The Climate Pledge

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) has become the first airport in the world to join The Climate Pledge and its commitment to be carbon neutral by 2040.    The Climate Pledge is an initiative involving more […]
4 May 2021

Revenge travel and the hunt for responsible tourists

There is presently much chatter about “revenge travel” as the industry anticipates a post-lockdown boom in travel, although the world is far from post-Covid. The concept […]
4 May 2021

European Commission recommends borders reopening to fully Covid-vaccinated foreign tourists from June

The European Commission has proposed plans to reopen to tourists from countries with low Covid-19 infection rates as well as fully Covid-vaccinated foreign tourists from June, […]
4 May 2021

Why you shouldn’t take your shoes off on a plane

With all the travel restrictions still in force, being on a plane is for most of us a distant memory. But everybody probably still remembers that […]
3 May 2021

France is the first EU country to launch its Covid certificate app

France has become the ‘first EU nation’ to launch its own Covid ‘pass’ for travel, Euroweekly News reported. It is hoped the digital travel pass will […]
3 May 2021

Fake mask stunt could see YouTubers kicked out of Bali

Two YouTubers who made a prank video depicting one of them breaking local mask laws may face deportation from Bali over the stunt. In the video […]
3 May 2021

Turkey enters its first full Covid-19 lockdown

Following new wave in Covid-19 infections, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the country’s first full lockdown, effective from last Thursday evening (29th April) until […]
3 May 2021

What can the tourism industry learn from ancient philosophers?

The global tourism industry is at the most testing times as the headlines of tourism performance indicates the grim reporting by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) […]
3 May 2021

Launch of Destination Tracker aimed at restoring confidence in travel

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announce a Destination Tracker in preparation for the restart of international travel. It is […]
30 April 2021

Japan’s Tourism Board launches Insider Guide to Japan

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has launched a new Insider Guide to Japan, celebrating the country’s many traditions, innovations, natural wonders, and off-the-beaten-track adventures. With […]
29 April 2021

Chernobyl as a tourism destination: helping the recovery or just disrespectful ?

The story of Chernobyl is known by many around the globe, a word which when mentioned brings up images of a destroyed and deserted towns or […]
29 April 2021

Only in 2024 will international tourism return to “normal”

A study by Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics company, commissioned by the European Travel Commission (ETC) on trends and prospects in the tourism sector, indicates that […]
29 April 2021

Travel and Tourism industry welcomes European Parliament vote on “EU Covid-19 Certificates”

Europe’s aviation, travel and tourism sectors fully welcome yesterday’s vote in the European Parliament on the EU’s proposed Digital Green Certificate Regulation, setting trilogue negotiations between […]
29 April 2021

Israel launches global campaign to restart tourism

Israel is launching a global campaign to attract vaccinated tourists from the end of May. Minister of Tourism Orit Farkash-Hacohen announced the launch of the campaign […]
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