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19 October 2022

More and more US travelers are avoiding checking in their luggage

More US travelers are avoiding checking in their bags on flights as issues with checked-in baggage increase. Several, passenger in the United States are reporting episodes […]
18 October 2022

Going on holiday is a priority for the majority of Brits, new data shows

Going on holiday is a priority for the majority of people in the UK, new data collected by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) shows, […]
18 October 2022

Braga has won a place in the spotlight and it was not by chance

Braga is an authentic city with endogenous resources that make a difference at a patrimonial, natural and immaterial level as a result of the various events […]
17 October 2022

Japan has opened borders but recovery of hospitality sector still lagging

Last week, authorities in Japan lifted all remaining travel restrictions on international travelers. Parts of the hospitality sector, however, have not recovered from the pandemic and […]
14 October 2022

Personal finances are a main impediment for long-haul travel this autumn

The European Travel Commission (ETC) and Eurail BV have published the latest Long-Haul Travel Barometer (LHTB), which provides insights on traveller sentiment for September – December […]
14 October 2022

Why you should add Samarkand to your bucket list

The tourism sector is defined by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev as one of the strategic sectors of the country’s national economy. […]
13 October 2022

Czech Republic to stop accepting Russians with Schengen visas

The Czech Foreign Minister announced on Wednesday, 12 October, the country will join the Baltic states, Finland and Poland in banning Russian tourists, even if they […]
12 October 2022

Statue of Liberty’s crown finally reopens after more than 2 years

The Statue of Liberty closed for visitors in March 2020 and while parts of the monument have gradually opened over the last 2 years, the crown […]
11 October 2022

Friuli Venezia Giulia to reimburse travelers who visit the region

The Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia is offering a refund of the train ticket and a free FVGcard to access museums, exhibitions and cultural activities. […]
11 October 2022

Portugal launches digital nomad visa program for remote workers

Portugal has announced a work visa designed for remote workers. The visa aims to let ‘digital nomads’ live and work in the country for up to […]
10 October 2022

US starts screening travellers coming from Uganda for Ebola

An Ebola outbreak was declared in several districts of Uganda by the country’s Ministry of Health. As a result, the US announced on 6 October it […]
10 October 2022

What is sleep tourism?

Going abroad to take care of your body and mind is a well known concept. Going on a trip to improve one’s sleep habits is, however, […]
10 October 2022
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US tourist throws 2000-year-old Vatican artefacts on the floor

An American-Egyptian tourist has damaged two 2000-year-old sculptures in the Vatican’s Museo Chiaramonti. Il Messagero newspaper reported that around lunchtime last Wednesday a man demanded to […]
10 October 2022

Possible arson devastates Easter Island’s beloved Moai figures

A wildfire has damaged Easter Island’s iconic Polynesian ‘Moai’ statues and over 100 hectares of UNESCO World Heritage land, according to officials’ statements. News outlets are […]
10 October 2022

Hong Kong to offer 500,000 free airline tickets to restart tourism

Hong Kong plans to give away 500,000 airline tickets, worth the equivalent of HK$2 billion ($254.8 million). The decision was confirmed to CNN by a spokesperson […]
10 October 2022

Tourism industry in Spain could be impacted by EU’s green travel plan

Making commercial aviation greener comes at a price. In Spain, tax increases could bring a reduction of 11 million international tourists, a 1.6% reduction in GDP […]
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