2020 was the year of staycations and learning to love the nature that’s around you – The New York Times recently reported a surge of European nature lovers visiting protected areas for the first time. But which country does the best job at protecting their natural sites?
Q&A with Petra Hedorfer, chief executive officer, German National Tourist Board (GNTB)
Assessment of the current situation in inbound tourism and a look ahead to the future of travel to Germany
CNIEL - The French Dairy Board and the European Union hosted a select group of foodies, dairy importers and trade partners, to an exclusive dinner recently to highlight the versatility of French butter in gastronomy, under the theme of colourful butter sauces.
Just before the end of 2020, which has challenged humanity due to a world pandemic, the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) expressed its sincere gratitude to the hardworking seafarers who are keeping the world supplied with food, fuel, medical equipment and other vital goods through the symbolic initiative ‘Seafarers Deliver for Us, We Walk for Them’, held on December 31, 2020.
The Cyprus Shipping Chamber’s president and members of its board of directors made a symbolic 10 km walk, from the Old Limassol Port right along the seafront to the old Amathusia Area, as a tribute to seafarers across the world for their valuable contribution and to show their solidarity against the discrimination they are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite being key workers at the front line.
The British Motor Museum is gearing up to run a full schedule of motoring shows and events during this year. At least 17 are being planned for the year, including the return of several popular events such as the Retro Truck Show and Buses Festival that were cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020.
On the basis of the results of the Cyprus Passenger Survey carried out by the Statistical Service, revenue from tourism in October 2020 reached EUR77,4 million compared to EUR299,4 million in the corresponding month of 2019, recording a decrease of 74,1 percent.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced the addition of Riyadh to its regional network of destinations. KLM will operate a direct flight from Amsterdam to the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and has also announced adjustments to the wider schedule of flights in the Gulf to integrate Riyadh into the network, for the convenience of customers. The first service operating to Riyadh will start on January 11.
A new online survey commissioned by Syngenta is aiming to assess the mental health of club managers, greenkeepers and PGA Professionals.
Luxury river cruise company, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, is introducing a new rail-only itinerary and more cruise and rail itineraries for 2022.
Leptos Estates ends another record year with three European Property Awards in recognition for the company’s high-level product, service, originality, innovation and commitment to sustainability.