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16 March 2021

Australians offered half-price domestic flights to boost tourism in the country

The Australian government has announced that Australians will be able to purchase half-price flights to several domestic holiday destinations under a new scheme which aims to […]
15 March 2021

France announces easing of travel restrictions for seven non-EU countries

France has announced the easing of travel restrictions for the following seven non-EU countries; Australia, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. […]
15 March 2021

Australia and Singapore to set up bilateral travel bubble to relaunch tourism

Australia is in the process of “working with Singapore” to set up a travel bubble between the two countries which will enable bilateral tourism. It is […]
15 March 2021

Ethiopia receives 2.2 million Covid-19 vaccines for first round

This morning, the first round of Covid-19 vaccines arrived at Bole International Airport, an operation coordinated by Ethiopian Airlines. Africa’s biggest carrier converted passengers aircrafts into […]
15 March 2021

Accor and Expedia Group join forces to expand UNESCO sustainability pledge into 96 countries

Expedia Group, the global travel platform and Accor, a world leading hospitality group, in conjunction with the UNESCO, are joining forces to further extend the UNESCO […]
15 March 2021
Feminism

Women’s Empowerment at the core of Travel & Tourism Global Summit

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, is set to present its new ‘Women Empowerment Initiative’ for […]
12 March 2021

Canary Islands will subsidize face-to-face events to support tourism

The Spanish Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce announced that Promotur Turismo de Islas Canarias, the Canary Islands tourist public body, has launched a sponsorship program […]
12 March 2021

Is the right to travel still a human right?

According to United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 13), everyone has the right to the freedom of movement and residence within the borders of […]
12 March 2021

China will have its own vaccine passport

China has launched a digital passport that will help individuals prove their health status when traveling to or from abroad, and could contribute to further opening […]
11 March 2021

Southern EU countries see 1 May as the date to reopen to tourism

Some countries in southern Europe are preparing to reopen to visitors in May. Many of those countries’ economies rely heavily on tourism and are trying to […]
11 March 2021

Texel set to be the first plastic-free Dutch island

Plastic is everywhere. One look in your cupboards will probably suffice to see that we live in a world where almost everything comes packaged. On trip […]
11 March 2021

Air Serbia will be among first to test digital Covid-19 travel passport

Air Serbia will be among the first airlines to test a COVID-19 vaccination travel pass following collaboration with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents […]
10 March 2021

Thailand might be open to tourism again from 1 July

On March 2nd, the tourism industry in Thailand launched the #OpenThailandSafely campaign which aims at lobbying the government reopen the country to tourism by 1 July. […]
10 March 2021

Czech Republic: A drop of 75% in international tourist arrivals in 2020

A sharp decline in total tourist numbers of 51% compared to 2019, a drop in international tourist arrivals of 75% and the capital city of Prague […]
10 March 2021

Travel bookings from UK surge as Cyprus and Portugal say they will welcome British tourists

Travel agents have reported a large increase in interest and bookings for holidays abroad following the announcements of Cyprus and Portugal last week stating they would […]
10 March 2021

Fly over Chernobyl with Ukraine International Airlines

Ukraine International Airlines has launched low-altitude, scenic flights over Kiev and Chernobyl. Enthusiasts will be able to see the beautiful city on the banks of the […]
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