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26 November 2021

Brussels Airport welcomed more than 1.3 million passengers in October

The month of October at Brussels Airport mirrored the month of September with more than 1.3 million passengers handled, 57% of the pre-crisis volumes and the best […]
26 November 2021

UNWTO and the Council of Europe to promote cultural routes

United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Council of Europe will work together to develop the opportunities tourism offers to local communities and to enhance […]
26 November 2021

Spain to become centre of world tourism for 3 days

From December 1 to 3, Madrid will host the 24th General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), where the future of a strategic sector for […]
26 November 2021

Uber to end services in Brussels as of today

Following a Belgian court ruling, Uber’s ride-hailing app is no longer legal in Brussels, effectively cutting 2,000 jobs and leaving families’ sustenance at stake. 1. 2000 […]
25 November 2021

Electric vehicles to offer enhanced mobility options in ancient city of Petra

The landscape of the ancient city of Petra in Jordan is changing. The typical donkey and horse-drawn tourist carriages are being replaced by electric cars at […]
25 November 2021

Delay in proposed microplastics restriction leading to irreversible pollution

One additional year without a restriction on microplastics could see levels of pollution equivalent to 1.6 billion plastic bottles released into the environment. An EU proposal […]
25 November 2021

WTTC and ETC call on EU Member States to increase coordination to fight Covid-19

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the European Travel Commission (ETC), supported by a number of key travel stakeholders, have urged EU Member States to align […]
25 November 2021

Ryanair to open new base at Portugal’s Madeira Airport

Ryanair’s new base at Madeira represents its commitment to Portugal and further demonstrates Ryanair’s ability to rapidly rebuild Portugal’s tourism industry, with over 40 weekly flights […]
24 November 2021

This is how business class will look in the future

Climate change has forced the aviation industry to rethink its value chain to try to minimize the carbon emissions linked to all off its processes. The […]
24 November 2021

Is Aviation off the hook?

Aviation was hardly considered at the Glasgow COP. This despite its emissions not being counted in thenational carbon accounts where commitments were made to reduce emissions, […]
24 November 2021

American Airlines and British Airways to offer free Covid tests to business travelers

On Wednesday November 17th, British Airways and American Airlines announced that business travelers who book premium seats between the United States and the UK, departing from […]
24 November 2021

Winter Wonders to take place in Brussels this year despite new measures

Winter Wonders (Plaisirs d’hiver) will be back this year in Brussels taking place in the city center from November 26 to January 2 despite new measures. […]
23 November 2021

Air traffic to rebound to 2019 levels on Thanksgiving week

This year, air passengers’ numbers for Thanksgiving are expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels, says the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA is ready to manage […]
23 November 2021

American tourists fined for breaking into the Colosseum to drink beer at night

Two American tourists were fined were fined 800 euros ($906) for having entered the Colosseum in Rome at night to drink a beer in the icon […]
23 November 2021

EU and Armenia sign aviation agreement

A recent aviation agreement between the European Union (EU) and Armenia will establish direct flights between the two regions. The agreement on a common aviation area […]
23 November 2021

9 reasons why better coordination within EU Member States is needed to fight Covid-19

Given the latest epidemiological developments across Europe, and ahead of the approaching festive season, a broad group of key travel and tourism stakeholders is urging the […]
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