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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

11 November 2022

Why Ghent is a cyclist’s paradise this autumn

Ghent is a perfect illustration of Belgian cycling culture. As well as big (and slightly crazy) dates such as the centenary celebrations of the Six Days […]
11 November 2022

Emirates is laying the ground to become a space tourism hub

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is yet another country investing on space tourism, hoping to become a hub and to attract worldwide citizens to be launched […]
10 November 2022

European tourism remains strong against low consumer confidence

The European tourism sector successfully endured another challenging summer as worsening inflation and staff shortages threatened recovery. European airlines held up well, with August flight volumes […]
10 November 2022

China preparing to end Covid plane suspensions

As soon as the pandemic started China imposed strict zero Covid policies, including severe travel restrictions and quarantine requirements. When foreign travel started returning, one of […]
10 November 2022

UK’s new passport rules heavily decrease school visits from the EU

Tourism Alliance’s latest research shows that the number of students European tour operators sent to the UK in 2022 was down 83% compared to 2019. This […]
10 November 2022

Passengers and US airlines brace for fight over legroom

Six US senators have urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prohibit airlines from further reducing the size and legroom in airplane seats. The senators, including […]
10 November 2022

Which countries have the most nuclear reactors?

Global nuclear power generation rose by 3.9 percent in 2021, the same rate by which it had dropped in 2020, to the 2022 World Nuclear Industry […]
9 November 2022

Airbnb’s flexible search tools boost sustainable travel in Europe

Airbnb has released a report analysing the impact of its flexible search options in Europe, including ‘Categories’ and ‘I’m Flexible’, which the booking platform introduced over […]
9 November 2022

Eurozone tourism recovery is slowing down, says ECB

The solid recovery seen in the tourism and recreation sector during the spring and summer of this year has started to weaken, according to new data […]
9 November 2022

India’s first solar-powered village set to pay residents’ electricity bills

Modhera in Gujarat state is India’s first village to be powered by solar every day. According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), the cost of the […]
9 November 2022

European pesticides industry reports increase in recycling of plastic containers

CropLife Europe, an association advocating for sustainable, innovative and science-based crop protection solutions, has announced new packaging collection achievements related to industry commitments supporting sustainable agriculture. […]
8 November 2022

EU and Kazakhstan sign strategic partnership on raw materials, batteries and green hydrogen

Attending the COP27 in Egypt, on Monday, 7 November, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, signed a Memorandum of […]
8 November 2022

Ryanair reports €1.37 billion profit in first half of 2022

Low-cost airline Ryanair has published its financial results for the first half of 2022, reporting a €1.37 billion profit after tax. This is a strong recovery, […]
8 November 2022

Virgin Galactic announces roadmap for its space tourist Delta ship

Commercial flights to space with Virgin Galactic have been delayed but the space tourism company is laying plans for frequent private flights as of 2026. 1. […]
8 November 2022

UK’s highest railway set to reopen in 2023

The UK‘s highest railway is expected to return to service early in 2023, almost five years after structural problems shut it down. The funicular railway at […]
8 November 2022

These are the world’s most visited destinations in 2022

ForwardKeys, which has the world’s largest and freshest database of flight tickets, has revealed the performance of top global destinations of 2022 in an extensive review […]
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