Travel


3 June 2021

Tourists numbers down 83% but confidence slowly rising

International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. However, the UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs […]
3 June 2021

“Les vacances, c’est en France”: Macron’s five year tourism plan

President of France Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a five-year plan to “reinvent” the country’s tourism model. Speaking yesterday from Saint-Cirq-Lapopie in the Lot, where he is currently […]
1 June 2021

Tourism sector: Together for the future

The European Travel Commission (ETC) presented today ‘Open up to Europe’, a major promotional campaign that will play a significant role in the reopening of European […]
1 June 2021

Varosha: Did you know that this ghost town from the 1970s might reopen to visitors?

Nearly forty seven years ago, one of the most famous tourist areas of the Mediterranean, with more than a hundred hotels, restaurants and nightclubs that welcomed […]
1 June 2021

Slovenia is ready to welcome tourists again

Slovenian Tourist Board together with the Slovenian tourism industry has boosted their promotional activities ready for a restart to tourism in the country as it reopens. […]
27 May 2021

Tourism in Europe for the Next Decade

The Council today adopted a set of conclusions setting out its vision for an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable and resilient tourism sector in Europe. Tourism […]
26 May 2021

Belgian Government plans to give greater clarity on travel by June 4th

Initially due to meet again this Friday in order to announce the next the next steps regarding coronavirus measures, the consultative committee in Belgium has decided […]
25 May 2021

Moody’s says countries that rely on tourism will take another two years to recover

According to credit rating agency Moody’s, it will take two years for the tourism industry to recover, meaning economies which rely on the industry will remain […]
24 May 2021

Brussels government has approved Visit Brussels’ €7.6 million tourism relaunch plan

Visit Brussels’ will have €7.6 million to relaunch the travel and tourism industry. This plan is the result of an intensive consultation with 200 partners from […]
20 May 2021

Lost village emerges from a lake in northern Italy

The bell tower in the middle of Lago di Resia is all that remains of Curon, a mountain village in the Val Venosta valley of the […]
20 May 2021

EU wishes to ease travel restrictions from non-EU countries

The 27 Members States of the European Union want to relax travel restrictions for people coming from non-EU countries who are fully vaccinated as well as […]
20 May 2021

175 destinations from Brussels Airport this summer

This summer Brussels Airport will offer no less than 175 destinations to its passengers. The sanitary safety measures that continue to apply at the airport and […]
17 May 2021

“The EU is ready for a safe reopening this summer” says EU Commissioner Thierry Breton

On Friday May 14th, EU Commissioner for the internal market Thierry Breton said that the European Union already has the right conditions in place for a […]
17 May 2021
Greece

Greece loosens lockdown measures and welcomes tourists

Greece is lifting the majority of its remaining lockdown restrictions and has officially reopened the country up to tourists. 1. Easing lockdown restrictions Greece currently has […]
17 May 2021

Portugal now welcomes visitors from most EU countries

After having initially announced it would open to non-essential travel for British tourists, from today Portugal is welcoming non-essential travellers from most European Union countries. The […]
17 May 2021

Julia Simpson becomes the new President & CEO of WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents the global Travel & Tourism private sector, announces the departure of Gloria Guevara after four years leading […]
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