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Martin Banks has been a journalist for over 40 years, working in Brussels since 2001 where he has covered EU politics, initially for European Voice and more recently for The Parliament Magazine plus a raft of other titles. He also writes about other topics including culture and travel. Prior to coming to Belgium he had worked in regional (including a 6 year stint as Chief Reporter for the 2nd biggest selling regional in the UK) and national journalism in the UK since 1980.

23 June 2021

Will the Delta variant destroy European Summer?

Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted to attend Olympic venues  in Tokyo this summer – but the outlook for travel here in Europe is far […]
22 June 2021

72% of Europeans intend to travel between June and September says ETC

As Europe opens up after months of lockdowns and restrictions, interest in travel has risen distinctly, with two-thirds of Europeans intending to take a trip by […]
21 June 2021
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Unvaccinated US citizens might soon be allowed entry to the EU

On Wednesday June 16th, the EU block agreed to expand the approved travel list to include North Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Taiwan, Lebanon and the US. Some […]
21 June 2021

10 safest countries in the world 2021

The Global Peace Index released this week is ranking as the safest country in the world. This report is published annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, […]
21 June 2021
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57% of Europeans expect to travel this summer

A majority of 57% of Europeans expect to travel this summer – France and Italy lead with 67% expecting to take their usual summer holiday.  Europ […]
17 June 2021

Spain comes alive as the country reopens to tourism

On June 7th, Spain officially opened its doors to travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and without having to go through a quarantine period. Spanish […]
17 June 2021

Travel Tomorrow celebrates its 1st anniversary

The journey started a year ago. On the 17th of June 2020, three months into the pandemic, Travel Tomorrow began delivering relevant news for travelers around […]
17 June 2021

Are passport stamps a thing of the past?

Passport stamps have long been a sort of souvenir of our trips abroad. And the fact that they are bound to our own passport makes them […]
11 June 2021

Belgium among the first European countries to release digital Covid certificate

Starting on Wednesday June 16th, Belgium will begin to issue the European Digital Covid Certificates, being at the forefront of this initiative in Europe. The office […]
10 June 2021

India plans to remake Lakshadweep for tourism

The national government of Narendra Modi and the Hindu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are proposing a reform for Lakshadweep by which the archipelago would be opening […]
10 June 2021

Vaccine certificates to reopen foreign travel from Ireland

The Irish government is about to open doors to foreign travel as of July 19, a decision that coincides with the country’s intention to implement COVID-19 […]
9 June 2021

Discover Singapore’s last surviving village

Kampong Lorong Buangkok is Singapore’s last surviving village with an existence dates back to the late 1950s. Sng Teow Koon, a traditional Chinese medicine seller, purchased […]
9 June 2021

European Parliament gives final approval for EU Digital Covid Certificate

MEPs completed today the legislative work on the EU digital Covid Certificate package to facilitate travel within the EU and contribute to the economic recovery. Plenary […]
9 June 2021

European Travel industry call for swift adoption and implementation of harmonised EU travel rules

Ahead of the EU Ambassadors’ meeting on 11 June, the European travel and tourism industry associations call on Member States to approve the Commission’s proposal to […]
8 June 2021

Rosen College of Hospitality Management: The best institution for hospitality higher education

UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, located in Orlando, Florida, the #1 tourist destination in the United States, offers students, undergraduate- and graduate-degree seekers an unrivalled opportunity to […]
8 June 2021

United to offer supersonic passenger flights by 2029

United Airlines has announced plans to buy 15 new supersonic airliners to start offering a supersonic travel option in the year 2029. The new Overture aircraft […]
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