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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 reporter for Travel Tomorrow, 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.

1 February 2022

Insect infestations kept planes from taking off from Heathrow

A recent report revealed that an incident with insect infestations obliged several airplanes to remain on the ground at Heathrow airport in 2021. In total, 8 […]
1 February 2022

Ireland eases Covid-19 measures ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

On Friday January 21st, the Irish Government announced that it was easing the pandemic restrictions. It is package of measures that will allow travelers to explore […]
1 February 2022

Spain to create a new digital nomad visa to attract remote workers

The Government of Spain is developing a new visa for digital nomads. A permit that will authorize people to work remotely for foreign companies and reside […]
1 February 2022

Intentions to travel long-haul to Europe in 2022 has begun to improve, reveals ETC barometer

Long-haul travel was a key driver of growth for the European tourism sector in the years before the Covid-19 pandemic but has been severely impacted since […]
31 January 2022

Philippines to reopen in February to vaccinated foreign tourists

Starting February 10, tourists vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to visit the Philippines again, announced the Philippine government on January 28. Unvaccinated travelers will be […]
31 January 2022

Brussels Airlines used all state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis

Brussels Airlines,  Belgium’s national carrier, used all Belgian state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis, declared Belgian Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem. The state aid was […]
31 January 2022

Belgium’s new passport to feature comic strips heroines and heroes

Belgium’s heroines and heroes of comic strips will be travelling the world stamped on the new Belgian passports. Described as “the jewels of our culture” by […]
31 January 2022

Slovakia certifies flying car as airworthy

1. Flying car AirCar, the duo mode car and aircraft developed by Klein Vision has received a transportation permit from the Slovak authorities, paving the way […]
31 January 2022

Will other EU countries follow Denmark’s Covid-19 breaking free?

1. Breaking free As of 1 February, Denmark will no longer impose Covid-19 restrictions, despite having registered a record number of 53,655 cases on Friday. The […]
28 January 2022

Research in 3 EU countries finds a high level of contamination in the vicinity of incinerators

New research  published this week by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) about incinerators in three countries – Spain, Czechia, and Lithuania – finds a high level of contamination in the […]
27 January 2022

Could your favourite city become Europe’s Best Destination 2022?

Have you chosen your favourite city for 2022? Until 10 February, you’ll be able to vote among 20 European cities selected by a Brussels-based organization — […]
27 January 2022

Blanket travel restrictions don’t work, says UNWTO

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed the call of its sister UN agency World Health Organization (WHO) for restrictions on travel to be lifted or eased.  Citing […]
27 January 2022

Ryanair to continue flying to Morocco despite rumours of permanent withdrawal

Rumours that Ryanair intends to permanently end operations in Morocco as of May seem to be false. At least for now. The media outlet Maghrib Intelligence […]
26 January 2022

Portugal creates Europe’s largest protected marine area

At the end of 2021, the Regional Government of Madeira announced the creation of the largest marine protected area with full protection in Europe and the […]
26 January 2022

Airbus’ iconic Beluga super transporters ready to serve global outsized-cargo demand

Airbus has launched a new air-cargo service using its unique BelugaST fleet to offer freight companies and other potential customers a solution to their outsized freight […]
26 January 2022

Why is Jakarta sinking?

Jakarta is among the several cities at risk of disappearing due to the sea-level rise and flooding. While the capital of Indonesia is no exception to […]
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