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11 July 2020

Escape Lockdown – With Music

Our senses can carry us to different places. Proust wrote famously about his trip down memory lane, triggered by the teatime aroma of madeleines. But music […]
10 July 2020

5 eco-friendly clothing brands
perfect for your next trip

We can all agree that fashion is not the most important part of a holiday. As long as you are having a good time and making […]
9 July 2020

Restarting tourism with an emphasis on sustainability

For the first time ever, the five regional bodies of Member States of the United Nations World Tourism Organization met virtually. The annual series of meetings […]
9 July 2020

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance release video campaign: You can fly with confidence

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance have jointly released a message in which they explain the measures their airlines are adopting to insure the well-being of their […]
8 July 2020
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Lufthansa launches second set of restructuring measures

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved a second set of measures as part of its restructuring program. The first set of measures, released […]
8 July 2020

Could a new surcharge from
Singapore Airlines push fares up?

Singapore Airlines has decided to implement a $12 penalty for bookings made on global distribution systems. The airlines has done so as an attempt to persuade […]
6 July 2020

Should I go on holiday this summer?

After two regions in Spain have been placed back into lockdown again, some virologists have begun to question whether it is safe to continue allowing tourists […]
6 July 2020

Ryanair accelerates Covid-19 refunds

Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, confirmed that it was making rapid progress in processing customer refunds for flights cancelled during the period from March to June as […]
6 July 2020

Aviation is the Achilles heel of the tourism sector

Transport is fundamental to tourism and to day excursions. The industry started with a day excursion for 570 people organised by Thomas Cook in 1841 from […]
3 July 2020

Escape Lockdown – With a Book

This summer and in the coming months, many of us find ourselves with hopes for holidays dashed and travel plans in disarray. One thing remains constant […]
3 July 2020
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Five Travel Apps You
Cannot Live Without

Remember the time when we used to fuss around with actual paper maps while driving towards our holiday destination? Or when Google Maps just had just […]
3 July 2020

UNWTO and Telefónica to drive tourism’s sustainable recovery

As tourism restarts around the world, Telefonica deepens its collaboration with the United Nations specialized agency to advance market intelligence in order to accelerate the sector’s […]
2 July 2020

Restarting Tourism With Responsibility

The restart of tourism is seen as the return of hope and opportunity for many millions of people around the world. This week has Europe been […]
30 June 2020

Testing, contact tracing and health certificates may become the new norm

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has laid out the ‘Safe & Seamless Travel’ guidelines which include testing and tracing. The guidelines follow medical evidence […]
30 June 2020
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New App Designed to Facilitate Safe and Secure Border Crossings

As many countries around the world begin to ease travel restrictions introduced in response to the pandemic, the United Nations specialized agency has welcomed the responsible […]
29 June 2020

Help us recognise those from the travel and tourism sector who have tackled Covid-19

This year we are going to recognise those destinations, businesses and other organisations or individuals who have used tourism and their tourism assets to tackle the […]
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