Monkeypox Virus: What We Know So Far

The Monkeypox Virus comes from the same family of viruses as Smallpox and was initially recognised in 1958 in research monkeys. While some of the signs and symptoms of Monkeypox are similar to that of Smallpox, Monkeypox has a significantly lower death rate than Smallpox: 3-5% vs. 30% respectively. So far, symptoms of Monkeypox in…

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Capture Your Sweetest Memories in Barbados this Summer

Barbados reminds visitors why it’s the place to be this summer with new life-sized postcards  Heading to Barbados this summer? Visitors to the Caribbean island are in for a special treat, with the newly launched giant postcards erected for them to capture and record their sweetest Barbados holiday memories.   On Friday, the Barbados Tourism…

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Barbados Removes Testing for Vaccinated Travellers

Ahead of the exciting summer season, the Government of Barbados has announced a key change to its travel protocols. Effective Wednesday, May 25, 2022, fully-vaccinated travellers to Barbados will no longer have to take a COVID-19 test to enter the country.   In a press conference on Saturday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley advised that the…

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Virgin Atlantic Suspends Plans for Edinburgh Barbados Service Winter 2022-23

Manchester and London gateways to Barbados continue to outperform the market with passenger numbers now back at 2019 levels. Aer Lingus confirms they will return to Manchester for winter 2022-23 season. Summer 2022 bookings strong as BMTI ‘Summer Savings Campaign’ kicks-in.   As the travel industry emerges from the pandemic all airlines, including Virgin Atlantic,…

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ARVR INNOVATE Conference & Expo returns to in-person format in May 2022 pointing the way for businesses to deploy immersive technologies

The international immersive conference returns to RDS Dublin on Thursday, May 12th 2022 Immersive technologies (Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Realities ) are finally on the cusp of a breakthrough in adoption at business and enterprise level in Ireland. This is reflected in several significant developments in relation to Government prioritisation of the technologies. According to…

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Highlights of the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands is one of the top destinations for Irish and UK holidaymakers, and it’s no surprise why… The archipelago is perfect for unwinding and leaving stress behind. With seven UNESCO Biosphere Reserves and four World Heritage Sites, the natural paradise is waiting for your next visit. The archipelago is home to digital nomads,…

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Celebrate Earth Day in the Canary Islands

What better way to celebrate Earth Day on the 22nd of April 2022 than in the Canary Islands, home to spectacular landscapes and incredible biodiversity. Read on to learn more about the lush environment of the Canary Islands archipelago from local experts… “This archipelago has a spectacular geodiversity,” says José Francisco Pérez Torrado, geologist and…

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