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Vera Gouveia Barros is a Portuguese economist. She is the author of the book Turismo em Portugal.

16 April 2021

Only in 2023 will tourism in Portugal return to what it was in 2019

“Calculate how many travelers crossed Portugal during a century then tell us: do you believe that the foreigner reaches the end of his pilgrimage without spending […]
15 April 2021

Malta to pay tourists who visit the country this summer

The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) has announced that will offer up to 200 euros to each visitor who books a three-night stay with select three-to five-star […]
15 April 2021

Angkor Wat closed until 20 April due to Covid-19 outbreak

The centuries-old Angkor temple complex in Cambodia is being temporarily closed for two weeks because of a coronavirus outbreak in the country. The Apsara Authority, the […]
15 April 2021

Me first attitude tarnishes the Brits

You may have noticed that this week, the UK took a giant step towards coming out of its latest corona virus lockdown. There was much rejoicing […]
15 April 2021

Lourdes longs for new tourists

The Easter Holiday season was quieter than ever in the French city of Lourdes. If there is a tourist designation where effects of the pandemic were […]
14 April 2021

Belgium: Travel possible again from 19 April, terraces to open on 8 May

Belgium’s Consultative Committee today reached a compromise on the reopening of terraces on May 8th. As of Monday April 19th, schools are to reopen and travel […]
14 April 2021

This is Brazil’s new majestic statue of Christ

Brazil will soon have not one but two giant statues Jesus Christ. The new statue is being built in a small town in the south of […]
14 April 2021

Covid-19: Council agrees its negotiating mandate on the Digital Green Certificate

EU ambassadors today agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for a Digital Green Certificate. This certificate will facilitate safe and […]
14 April 2021

Belgium has reached 2 million Covid-19 vaccines milestone

Three weeks ago Belgium reached 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered, and yesterday it doubled this, according to the announcement at Tuesday morning’s joint press conference […]
14 April 2021

Uzbekistan improves legislation on the flora protection and on the trade in endangered species

Uzbekistan is not only a country-successor of the great ancient civilizations that once existed on its modern territory and gave the world a huge number of […]
13 April 2021

Dutch tourists head to Greece for all-inclusive ‘test holiday’

On Monday afternoon a group of 189 Dutch tourists travelled from the Netherlands to the Greek island of Rhodes for an eight day “test holiday”. The […]
13 April 2021

These are the most honest cities in the world

When travelling, there’s nothing more reassuring than honest people. Whether you are hiking through No Man’s Land or buying oranges at the local grocery store, honesty […]
13 April 2021

Brussels–Berlin gets another new night train connection

Following the European Sleeper announcement of a new Brussels-Berlin night train, another new train service has now been announced by Belgian company Moonlight Express. The second […]
12 April 2021

Antwerp Airport sees business flights increase and prepares for restart

Antwerp Airport is seeing business flights and flight movements increase in the first quarter of 2021. From April 20, TUI fly will again fly from the […]
12 April 2021

New York City’s Union Square to receive $100 million pedestrianised makeover

New Yorks City’s iconic Union Square is to receive a major makeover which will see the area transformed into a pedestrian-friendly, car-free zone, in a new […]
12 April 2021

Gloria Guevara: “We believe we are finally coming to the light at the end of the tunnel”

A year has gone by and the world has not recovered from the effects of the pandemic. Vaccination campaigns across the globe are underway and it […]
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