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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

16 June 2022

10 Most expensive cities to buy a home in Europe

A recent study conducted by CIA Landlord Insurance to determine the most and least expensive cities to buy a home revealed that the highest average price […]
15 June 2022

US economy to benefit from $2.6 billion from the tourism sector over the next decade

The US Travel & Tourism sector is projected to contribute over $2.6 billion in gross domestic product (GDP) to the US economy over the next decade. […]
14 June 2022

Portugal is one of the most popular destinations this summer

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in Portugal will drive the national economic recovery and could even surpass […]
14 June 2022

Brussels Terrasse O² becomes the largest open-air coworking in Belgium

How and where we work has changed a lot over the years. A few decades ago, each and every one of us who had a job […]
14 June 2022

Timeshare members suffer the most from chaos at UK airports

Airlines are short staffed and huge numbers of flights are being cancelled last minute from UK airports. Knowing this, most holidaymakers are able to plan holidays […]
13 June 2022

What’s ‘flex travelling’ and why is it the latest travel trend?

Flexibility. It’s been a very trending word over the last few years. Whether it’s about work, family life or something else. And the flex movement has […]
9 June 2022

Eurozone tourism to enjoy a strong year despite high inflation

According to a new report by Oxford Economics, tourism continues to enjoy a strong year despite high inflation. Oxford Economics’ Tourism Tracker shows that overnight stays […]
9 June 2022

New ETC research explores consumer travel attitudes and expectations to drive recovery

As travel restrictions are eased globally and the European tourism sector bounces back from the Covid19 pandemic, countries are finally seeing a significant rebound in tourist […]
8 June 2022

Higher number of bags being mishandled as international travel resumes

A new report by aviation technology provider SITA reveals that mishandled bags increased by 24% to 4.35 bags per thousand passengers as international travel resumes. The […]
7 June 2022

Disabled person left on the plane at Gatwick Airport

A quadriplegic passenger who landed at Gatwick Airport on Saturday was left waiting for airport staff to assist her off the plane over one and a […]
7 June 2022

International tourism continues to recover at a strong pace with Europe leading

Tourism continues to recover at a strong pace. Globally, destinations welcomed almost three times as many international arrivals in the first quarter of 2022 as in […]
6 June 2022

Dubai named top global destination for business events

Dubai was named the top global destination for association meetings in 2021, a report of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) reveals. The new ICCA […]
6 June 2022

Venice postpones tourist tax until 2023

The implementation of the tourist tax to enter Venice has been postponed until 2023. Authorities had stated that the new tax and reservation system would come […]
1 June 2022

Graduates from top universities in the world to receive UK work visas

In the latest expansion of its post-Brexit immigration system, which was designed to attract the “best and brightest” workers in the world, the UK promised to […]
31 May 2022

Scientists in China find an ancient forest hidden 192 meters deep in a sinkhole

A team of Chinese cave scientists has discovered a giant karst sinkhole with an ancient forest inside. Located in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, the sinkhole […]
31 May 2022

World’s longest immersed tunnel to connect Denmark and Germany

Work has finally begun on the world’s longest immersed tunnel. The Fehmarnbelt Tunnel is set to open in 2029 and it will connect the German island […]
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