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12 January 2022

Portugal’s tourism industry faces job shortfall of 85,000 this year

A new analysis of staff shortages by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed a significant labour shortfall in Portugal, with 85,000 Travel & Tourism jobs […]
12 January 2022

Ryanair solves Lufthansa’s ghost flight problem: “Just sell the seats at low fares”

Ryanair has today called on the European Commission to ignore Lufthansa’s false claims about operating “ghost flights” just so they can “block” their slots and protect […]
12 January 2022

This is how 2022 will look for commercial aviation

Following the publication of Eurocontrol’s 2021 report and 2022 forecast on the evolution of European traffic, everything seems to indicate a gradual recovery in global aviation. […]
12 January 2022

Marie Audren: “We can’t underestimate the key role tourism and hospitality have within EU economy”

Two years on and the effects of the pandemic are still being felt in the economy, the health sector, tourism, and people’s psychological well-being. Omicron has […]
12 January 2022

Heathrow suffers record drop in passenger traffic

Heathrow London airport suffered a drastic drop in passenger traffic in 2021, recording figures below those of 2020. According to figures published by the Civil Aviation […]
11 January 2022

60,950 young people will receive a free ticket to visit Europe

The Commission announced on 6 January the results of its latest round of applications for DiscoverEU that was launched in October 2021. From the 333,728 young […]
11 January 2022

Bude’s response to Climate Change – are there other examples of coastal communities?

Bude is in north Cornwall on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean on the sharp edge of climate change. With storms coming out of the Atlantic. […]
11 January 2022

Air France increases ticket prices to develop the use of sustainable fuels

On Monday January 10th, Air France announced that the airline is increasing ticket prices by 1 to 12 euros to offset part of the extra cost […]
10 January 2022

US national parks give away 5 days of free admission in 2022

If you’re planning to visit the stunning US national parks in 2022, watch out for the 5 days of free admission that the National Park Service […]
10 January 2022

No reason for airlines to operate ‘ghost flights’ says ACI Europe

Airport trade body ACI Europe has expressed dismay at the escalating industry and political rhetoric around so-called ‘ghost flights’ and reiterated its strong support for the […]
10 January 2022

Ten tourists die after cliff collapses onto leisure boats in Brazil

Ten people have been killed after part of a cliff collapsed onto leisure boats on leisure boats in Furnas Lake, injuring at least 32 people. The […]
10 January 2022

Thailand’s notorious Maya beach reopens but tourists can’t swim

After being closed for the past 4 years over environmental concerns, Thailand’s notorious Maya beach, made famous by the 2000 movie The Beach, has recently reopened […]
10 January 2022

Turkey changes name to Türkiye to reinforce country’s brand

Turkey decided to change name to reinforce the country’s brand and to better reflect the traditions of the Middle Eastern country. The new name — “Türkiye”— […]
10 January 2022
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Italy orders compulsory Covid-19 vaccination for over-50s

A record of 190.000 positive cases of Covid-19 in Italy prompted the government to order compulsory vaccination for over-50s. The measure was announced on 5 January, […]
10 January 2022

New “boarding tax” in Belgium to make tickets up to 10 euros more expensive

All flights out of Belgium will now be subject to the new “boarding” tax which entails an increase in the price of airline tickets of up […]
7 January 2022

Fake PCR tests caught at Brussels Airport can send you to prison

Forging a PCR test to go through the Brussels Airport may not be the greatest idea. The Criminal Court of Brussels is imposing prison terms of […]
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