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5 October 2021

5 Rules Brits driving in the EU should know about

Only a few days ago, the UK government implemented a rule change that came into force on September 28. Now, Brits driving to the EU will […]
5 October 2021

Top tips for becoming a responsible tourist

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused many of us to reconsider our usual routines, and it has particularly forced the tourism industry to reassess its practices. The […]
5 October 2021

Whose Responsibility is Tourism?

The aspiration is to make tourism better, but whose responsibility is it? Back in 2002, in the Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations, we […]
5 October 2021

Airline industry estimates $201 billion losses for the 2020-2022 period

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its latest outlook for airline industry financial performance showing improved results amid the continuing Covid-19 crisis: Net industry losses […]
5 October 2021

Thailand to reopen Chiang Mai, Bangkok and other destinations in November

Authorities in Thailand have had to postpone their plans to re-open Bangkok and some other major cities to foreign arrivals until November. The rationale behind this […]
5 October 2021

54 million tourists crossed international borders in July 2021

International tourism enjoyed signs of rebound in June and July 2021 as some destinations eased travel restrictions and the global vaccination rollout advanced in many parts […]
5 October 2021

Aviation industry commits to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 77th Annual General Meeting approved a resolution for the global air transport industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. […]
4 October 2021

The world’s top 100 airlines of 2021

Flying with excellent airlines is a pleasure and a recently published list shows which ones are the best airlines worldwide. A consumer survey that started in […]
4 October 2021

Drowning girl statue causes stir in Bilbao

A hyper-realistic statue by Mexican artist Ruben Orozco depicting a drowning woman, whose purpose is to raise awareness about the sustainability of the planet, is causing […]
4 October 2021

UK’s new travel rules cause anger and confusion

When in September the UK announced it would revise its travel system in early, many international travelers felt relieved. Transport secretary Grant Shapps described it as […]
4 October 2021

Qatar Airways wins for the sixth time the World Airline Awards in 2021

Most of 2020 and 2021 has been a catastrophic period for the world airline industry, as passenger demand plummeted and countries across the world were affected […]
4 October 2021

16 airlines commit to reimburse customers on time

The European Commission announced that 16 major airlines have committed to provide better information and timely reimbursement for passengers in case of flight cancellations. The flight […]
1 October 2021

Emirates Ras Al Khaimah to become regional leader in sustainable tourism by 2025

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced its comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Destination Strategy that, it says, will see the emirate become the regional leader in […]
1 October 2021

20 airports are responsible for 27% greenhouse gas emissions from global air transport

Greenhouse gas emissions are a big deal globally. The new Green Deal is pushing to try to change habits and ways of traveling, and aviation is […]
1 October 2021

Belgian government approves federal cycling plan

On Friday September 24th, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved a federal action plan for the promotion of cycling 2021-2024. Named “Be Cyclist”, the plan is […]
1 October 2021

Paris is the most luxurious city in the world

A recent study conducted by money.co.uk analyzed the number of luxury venues in different cities and produced a ranking based on the results. At the top […]
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