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Monday, Oct 26, 2020

Dubai Introduces New Visa for Digital Nomads

A number of destinations around the world have created visa programs to attract remote workers [1] during the pandemic. With a new one-year virtual working programme, you can live and work by the beac...

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Monday, Oct 26, 2020

75 Years of the United Nations: Cooperation and Trust as Important as Ever

The United Nations, of which UNWTO is proud to be a part, was established to promote peace among nations and allow us to work together to build a better future for all. 75 years on, this mission is mo...

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Friday, Oct 23, 2020

EU Parliament launches its first European Gender Equality Week

*At the initiative of the Women’s Rights Committee, the European Parliament is holding its first ever European Gender Equality Week from 26 to 29 October.* 2020 sees the 25th anniversary of the Beijin...

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Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

Deal on EU-UK relations must not compromise EU values

*In a debate on 21 October, MEPs stressed the need to reach an agreement on EU-UK future relations that does not compromise EU interests and values.* Reporting to Parliament on the outcome of the 15-1...

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Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

Global Hospitality Insights in COVID-19 Times Webinars

We are pleased to inform you that MHRA and Hospitality Insights will start a series of webinars discussing the Global Hospitality Insights in COVID-19 Times. These webinars will be covering various re...

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Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020

Parliament leads the way on first set of EU rules for Artificial Intelligence

Finding balance between protecting citizens and fostering technological development A future-oriented civil liability system to protect private persons and businesses Effective intellectual property s...

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Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Global Tourism Crisis Committee Meets Again: Coordination, Vital Ingredient for Recovery

Consistent and harmonized travel protocols, enhanced safety measures and the protection of jobs and livelihoods are the main ingredients needed for the restart of tourism. The Sixth meeting of the *UN...

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Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Singapore Airlines turns parked planes into pop-up restaurant... and £380 tickets sell out

*Guests will be able to watch a movie while they eat, but the aircraft won't leave the ground* Diners in Singapore have jumped at the chance to have dinner on a parked plane at the city's main airport...

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Monday, Oct 19, 2020

MHRA, “A Budget that helps the tourism industry survive”.

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) emphasises that the environment determining this year’s budget is one which the tourism, hospitality and travel operators were definitely not expect...

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Monday, Oct 19, 2020

MHRA UPDATE: New COVID-19 restrictions clarifications

A set of new restrictions were announced last Friday 16th October, during a press conference by Prime Minister Dr Robert Abela,  accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Dr Chris Fearne, Minister Byron Ca...

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Monday, Oct 19, 2020

New COVID-19 restrictions: Bars, każini to close at 11pm, facemasks must be worn everywhere

New COVID-19 measures Entertainment and catering establishments, including bars and każini must close at 11pm from Monday 19 October The wearing of facemasks is compulsory in all public places and wo...

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Thursday, Oct 15, 2020

Tourism must be part of National Recovery and Resilience Plans

If it is not in the plan, it is not in the budget: the European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the European travel and tourism sector, urges European Union Member States to make tourism a st...

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