Every two years, the World Economic Forum releases a report on the world’s most travel-friendly destinations. This year’s report, titled “The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017: Paving the way for a more sustainable and inclusive future,” looks at the qualities that make a tourist destination great, including health and hygiene, safety and security, infrastructure, and natural resources.
A top EU court annulled a 2016 European Commission decision ordering Real Madrid to pay Spain $20.4 million after it had deemed a real estate refund as illegal state aid.
Italy and Spain have both made easy work of low-ranked opposition as the two former European champions try to build some momentum after a disappointing year. Spain comfortably beat Malta 2-0 while Italy did even better with a 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Liechtenstein, as both teams maintained a perfect record after two matches in qualifying for EURO 2020.