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15 July 2021

EU unveils ambitious climate goal: to reduce net emissions by 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels

The European Commission adopted a package of proposals to make the EU’s climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions […]
14 July 2021

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines to stop addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen”

Lufthansa group has announced that it will remove the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” when welcoming its passengers. The greeting will be replaced by a “neutral” one […]
14 July 2021

What are the rules for traveling to France this summer?

The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, has announced that vaccination is now mandatory for all personnel working in the health or care sector. They have until […]
14 July 2021

Covid-19 takes a toll on EU air passengers’ rights, ECA says

EU air passengers’ rights have not been protected after the disorder caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) revealed in a recent […]
14 July 2021

Malta gives up plan to ban unvaccinated travellers

Following the Maltese government’s announcement on Friday that from July 14th only vaccinated travellers would be permitted into the country, they have now decided to abandon […]
13 July 2021

Space tourism: How much would you pay to fly like Richard Branson?

On Sunday July 11, the billionaire and founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, made history by becoming the world’s first space tourist, as he has always envisioned. […]
13 July 2021

Brussels test event called a ‘medical success’

A test event organised on Saturday 3rd July at La Madeleine, an event hall in Brussels, has been named a ‘medical success’. Following the party there […]
13 July 2021

Montreal encourages people to work outdoors by installing 23 free working spaces

In a new project called Îlots d’été, Montreal is encouraging its residents to work outdoors by installing 23 brand-new outdoor workspaces around the city. 1. The […]
13 July 2021

Taking responsibility has commercial value

WTM, London has launched a Platform for Change to facilitate the sharing of solutions to the diverse challenges of sustainability. The Responsible Tourism agenda is broad […]
13 July 2021

“World won’t recover from the pandemic until 2023,” says Joseph Borrell

European Union diplomacy chief Josep Borrell said today that “the world as a whole” will not overcome the pandemic before 2023, although Europe is already “coming […]
12 July 2021

Woman duct-taped to her seat after she panicked and tried to open the door mid-flight

A woman passenger on American Airlines Flight 1774 to Charlotte, North Carolina, was strapped to her seat after she tried to open the door to exit […]
12 July 2021

Global emissions fell to 1965 levels in Europe due to Covid-19 lockdowns

In 2020, primary energy consumption and carbon emissions from energy consumption recorded the fastest drop ever since the Second World War, according to data released by […]
12 July 2021

Belgian pharmacies now perform Covid-19 tests for travellers

From today, people in Belgium in need of a Covid-19 test for reasons including travel and festivals, can now take a rapid antigen in more than […]
12 July 2021

Mauritius reopens to tourists on 15th July

The island of Mauritius off the southeast coast of Africa has announced its gradual reopening following months of closed borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]
12 July 2021

Digital tools to revitalize tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to energize the restart of tourism based on sustainability and innovation. An agreement with MUST Travel & Tech places a […]
12 July 2021

Hawaii struggles with overtourism

As travel becomes increasingly possible, Maui in the US state of Hawaii is already experiencing problems with too many people visiting the destination. At a recent […]
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