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29 July 2021

5 new sites named UNESCO World Heritage

On Saturday 14th July UNESCO World Heritage held its 44th session online, chaired from Fuzhou in China, during which the Arab and Europe regions received five new […]
26 July 2021

Travel gets more complicated as European map begins to turn red again

As the latest version of European Map by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) shows, Covid-19 is once again spreading across the continent. […]
26 July 2021

How national tourism organisations evolved to a sustainable tourism development model

Released on July 22, the European Travel Commission’s report investigated how European National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) have been evolving over the past decade (2008-2021) to provide […]
26 July 2021

International travel remains limited: 147 million fewer international arrivals

The latest UNWTO data shows that over the first five months of the year, world destinations recorded 147 million fewer international arrivals (overnight visitors) compared to […]
21 July 2021

Argentina keeps its borders closed for family reunification

For many Argentinians, checking Florencia Carignano’s Twitter account has become the first thing to do the morning and the last one before going to sleep. It […]
20 July 2021

This Croatian town is selling houses at 13 cents apiece!

Anyone who’s been on the market for a house recently knows this isn’t exactly an easy challenge these days. Since the beginning of the pandemic the […]
19 July 2021

New European Travel Commission campaign aims to attract US and Canadian tourists

As Europe welcomes vaccinated travellers arriving from the United States and Canada, the European Travel Commission (ETC) has launching a new consumer campaign which aims to encourage transatlantic […]
16 July 2021

Belgium is once again fully orange on European travel map

Despite parts of the country having turned green in recent weeks, all of Belgium is now once again orange according to the latest update of the […]
16 July 2021

“We believe that safe travel is possible this summer” says Luís Araujo, ETC President

European travel activity is set to build some momentum moving into the peak summer months due to the gradual easing of restrictions, the ramp-up in vaccinations, […]
15 July 2021

Has Covid-19 ended overtourism for good?

International travel ground to a halt rendering empty streets in Barcelona and Rome, empty beaches in Greece and Thailand and ghost airports everywhere. It is indisputable […]
13 July 2021

Montreal encourages people to work outdoors by installing 23 free working spaces

In a new project called Îlots d’été, Montreal is encouraging its residents to work outdoors by installing 23 brand-new outdoor workspaces around the city. 1. The […]
12 July 2021

Woman duct-taped to her seat after she panicked and tried to open the door mid-flight

A woman passenger on American Airlines Flight 1774 to Charlotte, North Carolina, was strapped to her seat after she tried to open the door to exit […]
12 July 2021

Mauritius reopens to tourists on 15th July

The island of Mauritius off the southeast coast of Africa has announced its gradual reopening following months of closed borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]
12 July 2021

Digital tools to revitalize tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to energize the restart of tourism based on sustainability and innovation. An agreement with MUST Travel & Tech places a […]
12 July 2021

Hawaii struggles with overtourism

As travel becomes increasingly possible, Maui in the US state of Hawaii is already experiencing problems with too many people visiting the destination. At a recent […]
8 July 2021

A World for Travel. Évora Forum will take place this September

The organisers of the ‘A World for Travel – Évora Forum,’ the new annual sustainable travel industry event, have confirmed that for this year’s conference will […]
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