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12 August 2021

Sicily may have registered Europe’s highest temperature on record

In recent months, several indicators and natural phenomena have pointed to a growing effect of global warming around the world, with studies and experts showing more […]
11 August 2021

Visit a US National Park for free in 2021

There is nothing quite like immersing yourself in the beautiful phenomenon that is the natural world. Walking amongst ancient trees, observing unique wildlife or canoeing across […]
6 August 2021

Thailand bans use of sunscreen in all of its national parks

In an effort to protect the country’s national parks, Thailand has banned the use of sunscreen containing chemicals that are harmful to the environment. 1. The […]
5 August 2021

7 million Italians unable to afford a one-week holiday away from home

Roughly 7 million Italians cannot afford to take a week’s holiday away from home, according to research by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC). Those 7 […]
3 August 2021

France expects 50 million visitors this summer

France hopes to receive 50 million foreign visitors this summer, mainly from Europe, while the international clientele from distant countries should remain largely absent, said the […]
2 August 2021

This Summer there are 223 beaches with access for people with reduced mobility in Portugal

This summer, Portugal has 223 beaches that have been recognized as accessible and safe for people with disabilities or other types of limitations. The announcement was […]
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 […]
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