Posts Tagged ‘travel’

EU commissioners travel to Kiev: How do you keep politicians safe in a war-zone?

As an EU delegation makes its way to Ukraine, security experts say a ‘holistic, agnostic and horizontal’ approach can reduce life-threatening risks in a conflict zone. Source

Bank of Greece: Travel receipts soar by 68.5% during January – November 2022

Based on provisional data by the Bank of Greece, the balance of travel services in November 2022 showed a surplus of €180.0 million, up from a surplus of €154.8 million in November 2021. More specifically, in November 2022 travel receipts rose by 15.9% to €314.0 million, up from €271.0 million in November 2021, while travel […]

Could humans use black holes to time travel?

Could humans use black holes to time travel? By Sam Baron published 5 January 2023 Black holes form natural time machines that allow travel to both the past and the future. But don’t expect to be visiting dinosaurs any time soon. [*] [*]  An artist’s illustration of a black hole.  (Image credit: solarseven via Getty […]

Chinese travel industry welcomes the end of strict COVID-19 travel controls

The Chinese travel industry and airlines have welcomed with relief, news that China is about to end almost three years of strict controls and quarantines on travellers. Source

Treacherous weather conditions in Europe cause disruption to travel

Snow in the UK, Poland, Estonia causes widespread travel chaos to public transport and airports as heavy rain in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia causes rivers to burst their banks Source

How Will You Prepare for the Climate Lockdowns, Digital ID’s and Travel Restrictions?

 Derrick Broze  December 7, 2022 The following is a preview of “Fighting Lockdowns, Immunity Passports, and Travel Restrictions”, a chapter from the upcoming 2nd edition of How To Opt-Out of the Technocratic State. Order your copy beginning December 12, 2022! In this chapter, I will focus on lockdowns, immunity or vaccine passports, and various travel restrictions. […]

And So It Begins… (CO2 Travel Restrictions Are HERE) (aka Smart Cities – another conspiracy now become fact)

Neil McCoy-Ward EWR comment: What we so-called conspiracy theorists have been saying for years … amazingly now folk are listening up. It’s what those nice green cycle tracks have been all about for years. So here your travel’s to be restricted to save the planet, seriously, you will only be ‘allowed’ ‘X’ number of trips […]

Climate activists breach Munich airport to protest air travel on northern runway

Updated: 08/12/2022 – 22:00 Munich Airport saw its traffic disrupted on Thursday after climate activists staged a protest against the environmental impact of air travel. The group “Last Generation” said some of their members glued their hands on the tarmac while others entered the ground of Berlin Airport.  A spokesman for the Munich airport did […]

G20 To Impose COVID Vaccine to Restrictions on International Travel

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G20 Pushes Vaccine Passports For All Future International Travel

The G20 has issued a formal decree promoting vaccine passports as preparation for any future pandemic response in its final communique. Source

The End of Travel As We Know It – 5 Trends That Will Completely Change the Travel Experience in 2023

Talking about the technological revolution in travel is no longer hypothetical. The next twelve months will see continuous changes in the way people travel. Source

The Best Unique Travel Gifts for Your Globetrotting Friend

Every friend group has that one buddy who can compare the coffee from coast to coast, drop the names of obscure cities in the Ozarks, and has probably made out on an Emirates flight. They’re busy. They’re worldly. They’re a lot of things, but they’re mostly always traveling. What do you give the person who […]

House Democrats express concerns over Israel’s discriminatory travel restrictions

House progressives press the Biden administration over Israel’s discriminatory travel restrictions and warn against granting the country a visa waiver. Source

Greece sees record 92.1% increase in travel receipts for 2022

Greece saw a record 92.1% increase in travel receipts from January to August 2022 according to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece on Monday. The balance of travel services in August 2022 showed a surplus of 3,828.3 million euros, up from a surplus of 3,018.6 million euros in August 2021. More specifically, travel… […]

Israeli restrictions on foreign travel into occupied West Bank take effect despite criticisms

A draconian set of rules and restrictions on the entry of foreigners into the occupied West Bank are set to go into effect today, despite months of condemnations by rights groups and legal efforts to stop the restrictions from being enforced.  Entitled the “Procedure for entry and residence of foreigners in the Judea and Samaria […]

Award-winning Egypt lawyer banned from travel ahead of Aurora prize ceremony in Italy

Award-winning Egyptian lawyer Mahienour El-Massry has been informed that she has been banned from travelling, despite being told a month ago that she was not. Mahienour was informed about the travel ban just as she was about to travel to the Aurora prize ceremony in Italy for which she has been nominated. The Aurora Prize […]

Israel revised its West Bank travel restrictions in hopes of obtaining a US visa waiver, but they still discriminate against Palestinians

Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) recently announced that it was revising its forthcoming guidelines for entry into the West Bank by foreign nationals. The country had faced backlash over a new series of travel rules that are scheduled to be implemented this fall, including a stipulation that foreigners had 30 days to report […]

Amended Israeli restrictions on West Bank travel still require visitors to report relationships with Palestinians

The Israeli government has revised a list of draconian restrictions on the entry of foreigners into the occupied West Bank amid pressure from US and EU authorities, though rights groups say the regulations still maintain the same goal: demographic engineering and isolation of Palestinian society. 

Buttigieg: Air Travel System Isn’t ‘Where It Needs to Be’ Going into Labor Day

During a portion of an interview aired on Friday’s “CBS Evening News,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stated that while there have been “helpful” steps taken with regards to air travel, he does not “believe that the system is where it needs to be” going into Labor Day. Buttigieg said, “Airlines, for their part, need to […]

Here’s what Russia’s favourite travel vloggers think of the EU’s new visa rules

Petr – a popular travel vlogger – doesn’t hold back when talking about new EU visa restrictions aimed at Russian tourists.  “This is completely unfair. The people who are for Putin don’t care – they either have no money or have never been abroad,” says the 41-year-old YouTuber.  “The EU is making life as difficult […]

Here’s what Russia’s favourite travel vloggers think of the EU’s new visa rules

Petr – a popular travel vlogger – doesn’t hold back when talking about new EU visa restrictions aimed at Russian tourists.  “This is completely unfair. The people who are for Putin don’t care – they either have no money or have never been abroad,” says the 41-year-old YouTuber.  “The EU is making life as difficult […]

South Korea Scraps Pre-Travel COVID-19 Tests for Inbound Travelers

South Korea announced Wednesday that it will further relax its border measures and lift its pre-travel COVID-19 test requirement for all arrivals beginning in September as the country’s recent outbreak has stabilized. Second Vice Health Minister Lee Ki-il said that travelers will no longer be required to present a negative test result within 48 hours […]

‘We have a deal’: Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief

Serbia will allow Kosovo citizens to enter the country with personal ID cards issued by the government in Prishtina, according to the EU foreign policy chief, settling part of the dispute that led to an escalation of tensions along the border between the two countries in early August. “We have a deal,” Josep Borrell said in a […]

‘We have a deal’: Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief

Serbia will allow Kosovo citizens to enter the country with personal ID cards issued by the government in Prishtina, according to the EU foreign policy chief, settling part of the dispute that led to an escalation of tensions along the border between the two countries in early August. “We have a deal,” Josep Borrell said in a […]

‘We have a deal’: Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief

Serbia will allow Kosovo citizens to enter the country with personal ID cards issued by the government in Prishtina, according to the EU foreign policy chief, settling part of the dispute that led to an escalation of tensions along the border between the two countries in early August. “We have a deal,” Josep Borrell said in a […]

‘We have a deal’: Kosovo citizens to travel freely to Serbia, says EU foreign policy chief

Serbia will allow Kosovo citizens to enter the country with personal ID cards issued by the government in Prishtina, according to the EU foreign policy chief, settling part of the dispute that led to an escalation of tensions along the border between the two countries in early August. “We have a deal,” Josep Borrell said in a […]

UK’s Jet Zero strategy: The path to ‘guilt-free travel’ or ‘pure greenwash’?

 “At best, this plan will deliver peak carbon emissions in 2019, but with its plan for unlimited air travel growth, non-carbon aviation emissions will rise, and will persist all the way to 2050,” Dr. Alex Chapman from the New Economics Foundation said, as The Independent reported.” Source

Discover the Best Hotel in Greece, Second Best Hotel in the World – Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2022

Perched high above the Aegean Sea in this magical place, privy to the island’s most emblematic views, is it any wonder that the picturesque sanctuary that is the Grace Hotel, Auberge Resorts Collection in Santorini, has come out on top of a poll of travel magazine readers as the Best Hotel in Greece and ranked […]

Italy and Germany End All Travel Restrictions

Following the lead of other nations across Europe and the world, both Italy and Germany announced they were ending all COVID-related travel restrictions and requirements for travellers looking to enter their countries. “As of June 1, 2022, a Green Pass or equivalent certificate is no longer needed to enter Italy. All Covid-19 related entry restrictions […]

Italy and Germany End All Travel Restrictions

Following the lead of other nations across Europe and the world, both Italy and Germany announced they were ending all COVID-related travel restrictions and requirements for travellers looking to enter their countries. “As of June 1, 2022, a Green Pass or equivalent certificate is no longer needed to enter Italy. All Covid-19 related entry restrictions […]

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