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ALSACE CREATES NEW REGIONAL ENTITY

France’s two easternmost départements (districts), the Bas-Rhin and the Haut-Rhin, have unified…
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EUROPEAN NIGHT TRAINS ARE BACK – WITH TEE 2.0

Night trains are making a come-back in continental Europe as an environmentally…
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ALASKA AIRLINES INTRODUCES HAWAII PRE-CLEAR PROGRAMME

Alaska Airlines passengers travelling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the US…
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SLOVENIA TO PROMOTE “GREEN GASTRONOMY” IN 2021

With Slovenia named “European Region of Gastronomy” 2021, the country’s tourism board is…
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CREATING A SAFE AND SEAMLESS JOURNEY IN THE NEW NORMAL

The World Travel & Tourism Council has unveiled a major new report…
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ABTA REVEALS TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2021

ABTA – The Travel Association – has revealed six key trends that…
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LUXURY HOTEL MARKET STILL ON THE RISE

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Luxury Hotels estimated at US$174.9bn in…
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NICE AIRPORT INTRODUCES FREE ANTIGEN TESTING

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has opened a comprehensive technical platform, supervised by…
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EUROPEANS MAINTAIN A ROBUST DESIRE TO TRAVEL, DESPITE COVID-19 SECOND WAVE

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns…
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SAXONY CELEBRATES THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT

While the German state of Saxony is regarded as a “Christmas wonderland”,…
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ETC CALLS FOR NATIONS TO JOIN FORCES ON CRISIS SOLUTIONS

The head of the European Travel Commission says with a second wave…
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FLYBE SET TO RESUME BUSINESS

Collapsed regional airline Flybe could restart operations as soon as next year,…
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MORE MILLENNIALS SEEK ADVICE FROM TRAVEL AGENTS

A new consumer survey in the UK has revealed that 44% of…
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FIRST IN-SITU COVID TESTS LAUNCHED AT HEATHROW

Collinson and Swissport have announced the launch of pre-departure rapid testing facilities…
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SAXONY PARTNERS WITH ITB

Saxony is to become the first Official Cultural Destination of ITB Berlin 2021…
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LINZ TRIALS AUTONOMOUS AERIAL VEHICLES

The dream of “personal drone” transport is coming a step closer, as…
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VENICE’S MOSE SYSTEM PREVENTS FLOODING FOR FIRST TIME

After decades of delays, sea walls designed to defend Venice from the…
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EU MINISTERS ON TRACK TO FINDING SOLUTIONS FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY

The World Travel and Tourism Council has welcomed the outcome of the…
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USA & BELGIUM TO OPEN PRECLEARANCE FACILITY AT BRUSSELS AIRPORT

The USA and Belgium concluded an agreement on 28 September to implement…
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ETC PUBLISHES RECOVERY STRATEGY HANDBOOK FOR NTO’S

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has published a handbook that explores the…