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Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

14 September 2022

EU gives second batch of free train tickets this year to 35,000 young Europeans

Since its inauguration in 2018 the DiscoverEU project has awarded over 165 000 travel passes to young people, being integrated in the Erasmus+ project in 2021. […]
14 September 2022

Death Valley registers hottest September day reaching 52°C

A summer of extremes led to the hottest day in the Death Valley followed by massive floods causing waterfalls. 1. Death Valley The US national park […]
14 September 2022

Chaos returns at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

After a busy summer season, the chaos seemed to settle down at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, but this week it came back with a bang, as security […]
14 September 2022

Japan could soon lift cap on foreign tourists to revive tourism

The Japanese government has announced that it must strike a balance between opening up to foreign travelers and maintaining control of the pandemic in a bid […]
13 September 2022
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India is now the world’s leading Responsible Tourism Destination

It was in 2008 that at Cochin in Kerala the 2nd International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations was held. Kerala adopted Responsible Tourism to address […]
13 September 2022

Paris’ city council considers a tax increase on wealthiest tourists

The city of Paris is considering a tax on wealthy tourists. In a recent report, the city council has recommended a higher tax on vacant housing […]
12 September 2022

Over 4.4 million passengers welcomed at Brussels Airport over the summer

Over the summer holidays, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 4.4 million passengers, far exceeding the forecasted number. This strong result is about 81% of the number […]
12 September 2022

Netherlands increases flight tax to almost €30 from next year

The Netherlands will increase the passenger flight tax to almost €30 from 1 January 2023 to discourage people taking flights thus opting for more environmentally friendly […]
12 September 2022

Is climate change turning winter into the new summer holiday season?

This year, heat records have been broken all over the world. During the summer, over 60% of Europe was in danger of serious drought, the highest […]
12 September 2022

Global Tourism Forum Leaders Summit drives sustainable tourism development in the EU in a shortened approach

The second Global Tourism Forum Leaders Summit Europe 2022 in Brussels was successfully hosted by the World Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI) and Co-chaired by Ismail Ertug, […]
12 September 2022

Strike at Lufthansa averted after partial agreement reached with pilots’ union

A strike at Lufthansa was averted last week after the union representing the Lufthansa pilots, Vereinigung Cockpit, reached a partial agreement with Lufthansa’s management on Tuesday […]
9 September 2022

Chinese nuclear reactor could power 10 space stations

China is developing a powerful nuclear reactor for its missions to the Moon and Mars. According to a recent article published in Interesting Engineering, China has […]
9 September 2022

Canada to get a 1,000 kph vacuum tube train by 2035

The TransPod start-up is building the world’s first ultra-high-speed ground transportation system (the TransPod Line) for passengers and cargo in Canada. The Toronto based company unveiled […]
9 September 2022

Asian travelers’ rising preference for sustainability presses industry players to meet expectation

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for nearly 60% of the global population. For the sustainable travel movement to make any seismic change globally, it would be completely […]
8 September 2022

Brussels to offer incentives for its residents to buy electric bikes

After unveiling new plans to reduce traffic in the city centre, Brussels continues to bet on measures to increase sustainable mobility. 1. Electric bikes Brussels announced […]
8 September 2022

No trains running in or to the Netherlands on Friday

On Friday, 9 September, a national strike of the Dutch rail workers will see all the trains of the NS national transportation company stopped. Moreover, the […]
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