Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

14 July 2022

Warnings triggered for summer travelers as heatwave sweeps across Europe

A new heat wave is sweeping across much of Europe as some models predict extreme values never before imagined for the coming days. Between Tuesday and […]
13 July 2022

China travel industry to create more than 30 million jobs over the next decade

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed the Travel & Tourism sector in China is expected to create more than 30 million jobs over […]
13 July 2022

Tourism sector with solid positions on list of greatest French fortunes

The French magazine Challenges has recently published its ranking of the richest people in France. Business personalities in the tourism and hospitality sector have solid positions […]
11 July 2022

Europe is expected to recover 70% of pre-pandemic travel demand in 2022

Uncertainty brought about by worsening inflation, prolonged war disruption and rising rates of Covid-19 continue to endanger the tourism outlook across Europe. Nonetheless, the European Travel […]
7 July 2022

Visit Wallonia launches a free pass with great deals for this summer

The summer has arrived and that means that many of us will soon be enjoying some well-deserved time off. After two years of having to stay […]
6 July 2022

Indonesia introduces digital nomad visa to allow stays of 5 tax free years

The pandemic has changed the world in more ways than anyone would have imagined. One of these changes is the adoption of work from home habits […]
6 July 2022

Vermont’s Suicide Six ski resort to change its ‘insensitive’ name

Suicide Six, a popular ski resort in Vermont, has announced that it will change its “insensitive” name in the upcoming weeks. On June 28, the popular […]
5 July 2022

Venice reveals final details of the €10 day trippers tax

Over the past few years Venice has been in the news for its day trippers’ tax. The city has been struggling with overtourism for years and […]
5 July 2022

Brussels Airport ready for 4 million passengers over the summer despite aviation chaos

Friday, 1 July marked the start of the summer holidays and was also the first day since the start of the Covid-19 crisis that the total […]
4 July 2022

Kazakhstan celebrates its Capital City Day

Nur-Sultan, known as Astana before March 2019, is the capital city of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan’s Capital City Day is an official public holiday celebrated every year on […]
4 July 2022

65% of global air travel is set to recover this summer, according to ForwardKeys

A new summer travel outlook report created by ForwardKeys for the World Travel Market (WTM), reveals that in the third quarter of the year, July, August […]
4 July 2022

Tourism in Santarém is on the path to growth

Santarém, in Portugal, is the municipality with the highest growth in local lodging, in relation to the other municipalities belonging to the Intermunicipal Community of Lezíria […]
1 July 2022

Don’t be a stranger: how online platforms help hotels build relationships with their guests

When global internet platforms disrupt an industry, people often worry that something important is being lost – the personal relationship that can build up between small […]
30 June 2022

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2022

According to new data from Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living City Ranking, Hong Kong is the most expensive to live in, followed by Zurich and Geneva. […]
30 June 2022

Switzerland opened a 300 kilometre-long hiking path

Everyone vacations differently. For some it’s all about relaxing at the beach for two weeks straight, for others there’s nothing better than a short and intensive […]
30 June 2022

Sardinia imposes fees and visitor limits to fight overtourism

Authorities in Sardinia are taking measures to protect its beaches from over-tourism with several restrictions. Even before the pandemic, some of Sardinia’s most popular beaches were […]
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