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.

10 January 2022

Turkey changes name to Türkiye to reinforce country’s brand

Turkey decided to change name to reinforce the country’s brand and to better reflect the traditions of the Middle Eastern country. The new name — “Türkiye”— […]
7 January 2022

TUI to compensate survivors and victims’ families of 2015 terror attack in Tunisia

Travel agency TUI will compensate survivors and families from the victims who have lost their lives during the 2015 terror attack on the Sousse coast of […]
6 January 2022

Only 45 international tourists visited Bali in 2021

In 2021 Bali only received 45 international tourists, mainly because of the strict border control measures and a closed airport. This number provided by the Central […]
30 December 2021

Vote. When will ‘normal’ travel resume?

  Poll running until February 15, 2022.
30 December 2021

U.S. Travel & Tourism saw labor shortfall of almost 700,000 workers in 2021

A new analysis of staff shortages by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global private Travel & Tourism sector, reveals the sector […]
30 December 2021
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China’s Travel & Tourism sector to recover by more than 60% in 2022, says WTTC

A new research from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) reveals the recovery of China’s Travel & Tourism sector has soared ahead of many major […]
29 December 2021

London’s Big Ben will chime on NYE for the first time since 2017

London’s Big Ben will emerge from its silence for the New Year, a few months before recovering its original mechanism after four years of work. On […]
29 December 2021

Amsterdam to ban over 150 spots from becoming tourist traps in an attempt to combat over tourism

The city of Amsterdam is freeing up millions of euros to combat over over tourism. Through different mechanisms, it will try to reduce the number of […]
29 December 2021

Making tourism stronger and ready for the future

This has been another challenging year for our societies, our economies and tourism. Many millions of jobs and businesses remain in peril, at the mercy of […]
28 December 2021

Ghent recognized as a tourist hotspot

From January 2022, Ghent will be granted an official status as a tourist hotspot, joining the city of Bruges and other coastal towns. In practice, the […]
23 December 2021

The Trans Bhutan Trail ready to welcome visitors after 60 years

The Trans Bhutan Trail has been restored and will be open to visitors in 2022. For hundreds of years, it was used by pilgrims, messengers, armies […]
23 December 2021

American passports are about to get more expensive

As of December 27th, the cost of applying for a US passport for the first time or renewing it will increase, according to the federal government. […]
22 December 2021

Large influx of U.S. travelers expected over the holiday season

More than 109 million Americans, an almost 34% increase from 2020, will travel 50 miles (80 km) or more as they hit the road, board airplanes […]
17 December 2021

Americans might soon be able to renew their passports online

US citizens will be able to renew their passports online instead of having to print forms or pay with checks or money orders. New security machines […]
16 December 2021

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence

December 16, 2021, marks the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. Today, my country is a responsible participant in international community and makes an important contribution to […]
15 December 2021

150-year-old light festival gives joy to people in Lyon

From the 8th until the 11th of December, Lyon’s Fêtes des Lumières dazzled people with more than 30 projections and light installations giving special life to […]
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