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Belgium, a country in Western Europe, is known for medieval towns, Renaissance architecture and as headquarters of the European Union and NATO. The country has distinctive regions including Dutch-speaking Flanders to the north, French-speaking Wallonia to the south and a German-speaking community to the east. The bilingual capital, Brussels, has ornate guildhalls at Grand-Place and elegant art-nouveau buildings.

Coronavirus cured in 8 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 16, 2020

What travel destinations are safe from Coronavirus?The virus had put a noticeable dent on the travel industry, even though most ... Read More

Climate Neutral 2050 Aviation Moon-shot

editor editor- January 24, 2020

A moon-shot approach to 2050 zero-carbon air transport was proposed by SUN at the ongoing FITUR travel and tourism trade ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 100% green electricity in home markets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, the Lufthansa Group has exclusively been purchasing green electricity in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and ... Read More

Etihad Airways operates eco-flight from Abu Dhabi to Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 13, 2020

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today operated a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi to Brussels, ... Read More

Skyteam and Star Alliance Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2019

Aviation and political issues may have overwritten the loyalty by Aeroflot to Skyteam, and Lufthansa owned Brussels Airlines to Star ... Read More

Esports Europe chooses Brussels for its federation headquarters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

The dynamic esports sector has just chosen Brussels for the headquarters of its European federation. In addition to the city's ... Read More

JAZZUARY: Brussels puts jazz in the spotlight in January

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The capital of Europe will vibrate to the sound of jazz at the beginning of 2020. From 8 to 25 ... Read More

How to take a train from Europe to China?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2019

Taking a train from Europe to China became a restricted reality with China Railway Express. Connecting the Belgium City of ... Read More

Brussels rolls out unmissable LGBTI+ events this autumn

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 3, 2019

Every year, Brussels' nightlife mode in September. Event organizers and nightclubs offer attractive lineups to the delight of revellers. The ... Read More

Call for increased climate crisis response from Travel & Tourism

editor editor- September 24, 2019

A landmark report issued today by SUNx, in conjunction with the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on the sidelines ... Read More

Budapest Airport boosts connectivity with Wizz Air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

Looking ahead to 2020, Budapest Airport has announced enhancements to its route network with home-based airline partner, Wizz Air. Set ... Read More

Malta leads EU Parliament discussion on Zero Carbon 2050 for Travel & Tourism

editor editor- July 27, 2019

At the European Parliament in Brussels this week, there was a Round Table discussion among MEPs and tourism stakeholders on ... Read More

Brussels, the preferred “events” destination for associations in Europe

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 11, 2019

As Brussels prepares to welcome thousands of tourists this summer, the capital of Europe is confirming its attractiveness as the ... Read More

François Schuiten designs the poster for 2019 Brussels Comic Strip Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 27, 2019

For this tenth edition, from 13 to 15 September 2019, the 2019 Brussels Comic Strip Festival unveils the artist behind ... Read More

Discovering Brussels by bike with Olivia Borlée, Michaël R. Roskam and Nick Ramoudt

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019

In a few days’ time, Brussels will play host to the Grand Départ of the 2019 Tour de France. It’s ... Read More

Belgian police foil planned terror attack on US embassy in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 24, 2019

Brussels police arrested a man on suspicion of planning an attack on the US embassy in Belgian and European Union ... Read More

Brussels unveils first free real-time guide for exploring the city, with people who live there

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

From this summer onwards, people who visit the European capital will be able to explore the “real” Brussels. This is ... Read More

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX showcases Brussels’ chefs at its eighth festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019

On 5, 6, 7 and 8 September 2019, the eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival will once again take over Brussels ... Read More

Bruegel meets street art in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

visit.brussels, together with the Brussels collective Farm Prod and with the support of the City of Brussels, has developed a ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

Brussels Airlines moved their Moscow route to a different airport

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first ... Read More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority hosts Belgian Travel Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) inaugurated the first edition of the Belgian Travel Summit (BTS) taking place until ... Read More

Brussels hosts Brosella Festival 2019 on July 13 and 14

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Brussels' 43rd Brosella Festival takes place 13 and 14 July in the Osseghem Park in Laeken. The longest existing festival ... Read More

eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX 2019: 18 new chefs are on the menu

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

From 5-8 September 2019, foodies and gourmet enthusiasts have a rendezvous at eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX. This year the festival ... Read More

WISeKey, WISeCoin AG and SUNx – Strong Universal Network – sign partnership

editor editor- May 3, 2019

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey “) (SIX: WIHN), a leading global cybersecurity, Blockchain and IoT company, WISeCoin AG and the SUNx - Strong ... Read More

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

Relive the spirit of the Renaissance during Brussels’ Carolus V Festival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

From May to September, the Carolus V Festival is an opportunity for Brussels to relive the spirit of the Renaissance. ... Read More

Brussels welcomes 24th Edition of the Belgian Pride

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

As in previous years, Brussels will celebrate the LGBTI+ community with the Belgian Pride, in May. The theme for this ... Read More

Brussels Tourism: A street art trail about Bruegel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

visit.brussels, in collaboration with the Brussels collective Farm Prod has been working on a street art trail to pay homage ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU ... Read More

Destination Seychelles receives exposure at ‘Le salon de Vacances’ fair in Belgium

editor editor- February 19, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), alongside some trade partners, represented destination Seychelles in Belgium during a holiday fair held from ... Read More