Articles tagged “european union”

Tourism

A New EU Border Status for Gibraltar Could Be a Big Boost for Tourism

Gibraltar is in limbo post-Brexit, and a new treaty might abolish its border, tightening its relationship with Spain. That's a huge plus for its travel businesses.

A New EU Border Status for Gibraltar Could Be a Big Boost for Tourism

Airlines

European Union Removes Sanctions on Syria’s Cham Wings

The lifting of sanctions, which came about over claims of smuggling, means the airline can now look to operate beyond the Middle East region.

European Union Removes Sanctions on Syria’s Cham Wings

Tourism

Kyrgyzstan’s $20 Billion ‘Eco-City’ Project Draws Ire for Greenwashing

If Kyrgyzstan wants to develop tourism, it should look to harness its abundant natural resources. The creation of a mammoth "eco -city" in an environmentally vulnerable area may not be the best boost for the country’s tourism potential.

Kyrgyzstan’s $20 Billion ‘Eco-City’ Project Draws Ire for Greenwashing

Business Travel

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

With so-called workcations on the rise, Amadeus is ready to support travel management platforms that reflect the way employees are blending their professional and personal lives, something agencies just aren't grasping.

When Travel Agencies Fail on the Leisure Part of ‘Bleisure’ Trips

Online Travel

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Superapps and connected trips would take a hit if Google were forced to self-immolate. However, competition would flourish if authorities curtail Google bias.

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Business Travel

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

The travel industry tends to portray remote work with Instagram-friendly images of people working on their laptops by beaches or pools, but politicians warn of psychological and social risks, gender inequality, and falling salaries. The hunt for the middle ground has begun.

Remote Work’s Negative Side Gets Debated by European Politicians

Airlines

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

China, Peru, Argentina and South Africa didn't join the latest wave of sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. How will the rest of the world now view these countries? From a travel and tourism perspective, expect a severe backlash.

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

Airlines

European Union Won’t Give Airlines a Ukraine War Reprieve on Emissions Goals

"Although there are new challenges, the old challenges do not go away." Well said, Henrik Hololei of the EU.

European Union Won’t Give Airlines a Ukraine War Reprieve on Emissions Goals

Online Travel

Booking.com’s Europe Recovery Lifted by Neighbors Traveling Cross-Border

A new type of travel corridor is emerging, particularly between France, Germany and the UK, as tourists stay close to home when booking their first international trips in a long time.

Booking.com’s Europe Recovery Lifted by Neighbors Traveling Cross-Border

Business Travel

Global Companies Still in Mad Dash to Pull Workers From Ukraine

Relocation options are running out for businesses as Ukraine’s borders become overwhelmed by growing numbers of refugees. The impact of the war is now set to spread even further across Europe.

Global Companies Still in Mad Dash to Pull Workers From Ukraine