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1 October 2021

20 airports are responsible for 27% greenhouse gas emissions from global air transport

Greenhouse gas emissions are a big deal globally. The new Green Deal is pushing to try to change habits and ways of traveling, and aviation is […]
1 October 2021

Belgian government approves federal cycling plan

On Friday September 24th, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a federal action plan for the promotion of cycling 2021-2024. Named “Be Cyclist”, the plan is […]
1 October 2021

Paris is the most luxurious city in the world

A recent study conducted by money.co.uk analyzed the number of luxury venues in different cities and produced a ranking based on the results. At the top […]
1 October 2021

Belgium: Travelers with fake PCR tests face up to six months in jail

On September 27th, three people who had tried to travel out of Brussels Airport with a forged PCR test earlier this year stood at a trial […]
30 September 2021

What is the travalyst coalition?

The pandemic has changed people’s lives and had a huge impact on all fields. Travel is surely one of the aspects that had to face most […]
30 September 2021

Australia’s Fraser Island restored to Aboriginal name K’Gari

Fraser Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1992 and Australia’s sixth largest island, has been re-baptized to its pre-settlement name K’gari. From the local Butchulla […]
30 September 2021

This Italian viewpoint has a railing with descriptions in Braille

A railing at a viewpoint in Naples has been getting a lot of attention on social media. Images have gone viral. Why? According to Euronews, it […]
29 September 2021

Schiphol Airport pilot project to stave off birds with pigs

In the area surrounding Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, a pilot project has been launched to find out whether pigs might be able to help ward off birds […]
29 September 2021

“Slow Travel” is here to stay

Up until the start of the pandemic in early 2020, international travel was growing exponentially, almost incommensurately. The overall sentiment was: visit more places in less […]
29 September 2021

Hawaii’s famous “Stairway to Heaven” may be removed

Hawaii’s famous Haiku Stairs are likely to be removed next year, CNN reports, after a Honolulu City Council meeting to discuss ongoing issues with the site. […]
28 September 2021

Aviation is important to our sector. Are we serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions?

Last week I wrote about why consumers resist buying carbon offsets, as Camilla Cavendish pointed out in her column in the Financial Times, “it is much […]
28 September 2021

Japan Airlines offers choices for passengers who prefer to sit away from children

Some people may deny it; others will shy away from answering for fear of being judged as intolerant. The truth is that many prefer not to […]
27 September 2021

Amsterdam airport provides 4 out of 5 passengers with information in their native language

According to the Schiphol airport, in Amsterdam, 4 out of 5 passengers can be helped in their own language. The Self Service Units at the airports […]
27 September 2021

Glasgow Declaration: an urgent global call for Tourism in climate action

The 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) will be held in Glasgow Scotland between 31 October and 12 November 2021. COP26 is meant to be an […]
27 September 2021

Emirates becomes first airline to roll-out Covid-19 travel pass across six continents

Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association’s IATA Travel Pass solution on six continents as it rolls out this digital health […]
27 September 2021

Australia plans to open its borders by Christmas

Australia’s tourism and trade minister, Dan Tehan, estimated that international borders would be open by Christmas and that the country will relax its travel restrictions before […]
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