News


21 September 2021

US to lift ban on EU travelers

On Monday September 20th, the White House announced that it will remove the travel ban on citizens of 33 countries, including all European Union countries and […]
21 September 2021

New Zealand: Maori party launches petition to change country’s name by 2026

Last Tuesday, the Indigenous political party of New Zealand (the Maori Party) launched a petition on its official website to change the name of the country […]
21 September 2021

This year Portugal should reach 50% of the tourism revenues achieved in 2019

On September 16th, the Portuguese Secretary of State for Tourism, Rita Marques, spoke on the sidelines of an international conference on the tourism sector in the […]
21 September 2021

Emirates to hire 3,000 cabin crew and 500 airport services staff

To support its foreseen increase in operations, Dubai airline Emirates has launched a global campaign to recruit 3,000 cabin crew and 500 airport services staff to […]
20 September 2021

How are some EU countries managing to lift Covid-19 restrictions?

Despite the diffusion of the Delta variant and the rise of infections in the rest of the world, some EU countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands, […]
20 September 2021

Heathrow drops dramatically in Europe’s busiest airports ranking

London’s Heathrow airport fell to 10th position on the continent, after recording 71% fewer passengers in August compared to two years ago. The London airport fell […]
20 September 2021

International Tourism Group is launched across European markets

Tourism experts from across Europe have joined forces to launch the International Tourism Group (ITG), a new multinational entity that sets a new standard through a […]
20 September 2021

Belgium lifts use of face mask while Brussels implements wider use of Covid Safe Ticket

The extension of the Covid Safe Ticket (CST) will be mandatory in Brussels on October 1st for a whole series of sectors, such as the hotel […]
17 September 2021

Emirates launches first airline virtual reality app

Emirates Airlines launched this week the first airline virtual reality app, taking a step further in its ambition to reach and engage audiences around the world […]
17 September 2021

Albuquerque’s annual Balloon Fiesta is back

From the 2nd till the 10th of October, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta will create an enchanted world of special-shaped balloon rodeos, twilight balloon glows, and […]
17 September 2021

Brazilian market offers TAP a needed recovery boost

The lifting of the quarantine requirement for passengers coming from Brazil to Portugal, as well as the authorization for non-essential travel to Brazil, is boosting TAP’s […]
17 September 2021

Bruges’ new shopping plan bans souvenir shops

The picturesque town of Bruges is implementing a new shopping plan to ensure the availability of various commercial offerings. Authorities have decided to prohibit the opening […]
16 September 2021

Private flying is more popular than ever in North America

Private flying is a real trend in North America. According to Argus, a private aviation industry track data, there has been an increase in private flying […]
16 September 2021

The most expensive airport taxis in the world

When you land after a long journey, you might think getting a taxi cab could just mean more comfort and more space for you. However, is […]
15 September 2021

New ETC handbook brings clarity on how tourism organisations can encourage sustainable practices

Today, the European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a new Handbook on Encouraging Sustainable Tourism Practices – a guide which explains how national and local tourism organisations can […]
15 September 2021

British Airways to add the Azores archipelago to its network in 2022

British Airways has today announced that it will be adding the islands of São Miguel and Terceira in the beautiful Azores archipelago to its Heathrow short-haul […]
Send this to a friend