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30 August 2021

Tourism Australia’s new campaign has nothing to do with travel

Tourism Australia’s latest campaign is not promoting travel to the Great Barrier Reef or the Great Ocean Road but something altogether different. “It’s Our Best Shot […]
27 August 2021

Alitalia will cease operations on October 15

Alitalia, Italy’s largest airline, will suspend operations on 15th October, however the country plans to launch a new flag carrier called ITA on the same day. […]
27 August 2021

From Granada to Athens by bike: Europe is developing a giant cycling network

When thinking of a cycling culture, the Netherlands most probably jump to mind. With its mainly flat landscape and endless roads, it’s no wonder its inhabitants […]
27 August 2021

IATA backs European Digital Covid Certificate as global standard

IATA commended the European Commission for its leadership and speed in delivering the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) and urged states to make it their global […]
25 August 2021

This is how non-EU tourists can apply for France’s health pass

On July 21st, France made it obligatory to show a passe sanitaire (health pass), for access to public venues for more than 50 people. Then, as […]
25 August 2021

Belgian biomedical start-up finds Llama antibodies can blunt Covid variants

A Belgian biomedical start-up has found that llama antibodies can blunt Covid variants and could therefore have a role in the global fight against Covid-19, reports […]
25 August 2021

Extreme weather and tourism

Over the last year or so, meteorologists have linked climate change and extreme weather events more confidently and publicly. Weather is variable within a considerable range […]
25 August 2021

JetBlue has launched a low-cost transatlantic flight

On 11th August US airline JetBlue launched a new low-cost trans-Atlantic flight between New York and London, one of the most lucrative routes in the world […]
25 August 2021

Spanish village tells tourists to stop complaining about rural noises

The host/guest relationship in tourism can often pose difficulties, creating conflicts as holidaymakers cause problems for locals and vice versa. Ribadesella, a village of 5,700 people […]
24 August 2021

Embraer pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

Brazilian multinational aerospace manufacturer Embraer has announced ambitious new ESG targets as part of its commitment to building a sustainable future, including a commitment to carbon […]
24 August 2021

FAA fines against unruly passengers reach $1 million

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed another $531,545 in civil penalties against 34 airline passengers for alleged unruly behavior, bringing the […]
24 August 2021

Wanna fly to the Faroe Islands? No thanks, I’ll take the Ferry

The Faroe Islands; a stunning and mysterious place to visit, with waterfalls, beautiful hills, rivers, and lakes, giving the place a stirring feeling. Once there it’s […]
24 August 2021

Portugal to start lifting restrictions

Portugal is anticipating the lifting of some restrictions, the government announced on Friday, August 20th. This was confirmed by Jean-Pierre Pinheiro, director of the Portuguese Tourist […]
24 August 2021

United Airlines bans use of duct tape by cabin crew

With Covid-19 restrictions gradually lifting across the USA, travel has increased and with this it seems so has disrespectful and unruly behaviour from certain passengers in […]
23 August 2021

New Benelux train hoped to enter service in 2025 following testing in Belgium

Dutch railways NS wants to replace the rolling stock of the Benelux trains, with a new train expected to enter commercial service in 2025. The first […]
23 August 2021

UK researchers have developed cheaper and faster Covid tests

Scientists at the University of Birmingham, England, are developing a new cheaper and quicker Covid test which they say could be used in airports in as little as […]
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