News.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

26 July 2021

EU digital Covid-19 certificate. Commission presents new guidelines for smoother air travel

With the EU digital Covid-19 certificate in place, the European Commission recently issued new guidelines for EU countries to ensure increased coordination and smoother air travel […]
26 July 2021

How national tourism organisations evolved to a sustainable tourism development model

Released on July 22, the European Travel Commission’s report investigated how European National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) have been evolving over the past decade (2008-2021) to provide […]
26 July 2021

International travel remains limited: 147 million fewer international arrivals

The latest UNWTO data shows that over the first five months of the year, world destinations recorded 147 million fewer international arrivals (overnight visitors) compared to […]
22 July 2021

Discover IKEA’s tiny sustainable homes

The Swedish furniture firm has designed, together with the mobile home company Escape, a modular and sustainable housing model. The IKEA Tiny House has an area […]
22 July 2021

Aviation post Covid-19 — Who are the winners and the losers?

The Covid‑19 pandemic has severely affected the entire aviation sector, with air traffic down by more than two-thirds compared with 2019 levels. The consultancy McKinsey estimated […]
22 July 2021

This luxury train will be a “palace on rails”

French designer Thierry Gaugain has decided to take train design to a level never seen before. Thierry has stood out for being a creative who turns […]
21 July 2021

Argentina keeps its borders closed for family reunification

For many Argentinians, checking Florencia Carignano’s Twitter account has become the first thing to do the morning and the last one before going to sleep. It […]
21 July 2021

Seattle airport runs trials with virtual queues until August 31

Since May, the Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA) is running trials with virtual queues, expected to end on August 31. Looking at reducing long-lines and agglomerates while delivering […]
21 July 2021

What you need to know about the EU Digital Covid Certificate and the Belgian Covid Safe Ticket

The EU Digital Covid Certificate, which is meant to facilitate travel within the EU (Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein), was made available as of July 1st. […]
20 July 2021

This Croatian town is selling houses at 13 cents apiece!

Anyone who’s been on the market for a house recently knows this isn’t exactly an easy challenge these days. Since the beginning of the pandemic the […]
20 July 2021

Updates to European travel map see many countries turning orange and red

The latest updates announced by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to the travel map of Europe sees several countries turning orange and […]
20 July 2021

Qatar is now welcoming fully vaccinated travelers

Qatar has reopened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers without the need to quarantine. The conditions have been laid by the Ministry of Public Health in […]
20 July 2021

What future for aviation?

Last week Travel Tomorrow carried a piece arguing that more taxation is the not the way to make aviation more sustainable arguing that the industry does […]
20 July 2021

Goats get gardening in New York City park

As every gardener knows, weeding is a hassle. It takes time and effort, and as soon as you weed one area, the unwanted plants pop right […]
19 July 2021

Oliver Daemen is the Dutch teenager who’ll fly to space with Jeff Bezos

Space company Blue Origin has chosen a 18-year-old Dutch student to fly into space alongside the space rocket maker’s owner, Jeff Bezos, next week on the […]
19 July 2021

Hospitality industry might soon be facing labor shortages in the US

A recent survey conducted by Joblist in the US reveals that many hospitality workers who lost their jobs during the pandemic aren’t so eager to go […]
Send this to a friend