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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 […]
15 September 2021

SpaceX to launch first civilian crew into space

SpaceX is preparing to launch the first all-civilian crew into space inside one of Elon Musk’s reusable Falcon 9 rockets. 1. Citizen astronauts Contrary to the […]
14 September 2021

Brussels Airport tests use of drones to chase away birds from runways

Brussels Airport and skeyes continue to explore the possible uses of drones for bird control at the airport. To that effect, the airport has been conducting […]
14 September 2021

Cuba to start welcoming international tourists in November

From November 15th, Cuba will gradually reopen its borders to tourists and without requiring PCR tests upon arrival. Despite an increase in Covid-19 cases, Cuba plans […]
14 September 2021

White House unveils plan to reduce 20% aviation emissions by 2030

The Biden administration has declared its aim to curb 20% aviation emissions by 2030 to make the US a carbon-neutral country by 2050. Global aviation is […]
14 September 2021

What’s in a label?

The travel and tourism industry has generated a plethora of labels and certification schemes as businesses and destinations seek market advantage. Greenwashing is rife in the […]
13 September 2021

UK scraps plan to introduce vaccine passport

On Sunday September 12th, the government of Boris Johnson’s confirmed that its plan to impose the use Covid passports in nightclubs and other entertainment venues will […]
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