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GoMedii targets Africa and Bangladesh ma...

The GoMedii health technology platform aims to act as a digital enabler for quality and affordable healthcare for foreign patients, who come to India for medical tourism. Working closely with the government, GoMedii aims to organize the highly fragmented medical tourism industry by bringing all services together under one roof. Rohit Singh, co-founder of GoMedii, […]

US cuts water supplies to some states an...

On Wednesday, Myanmar’s military rulers lambasted the grouping of Southeast Asian countries ASEAN for excluding its generals from regional gatherings, accusing it of caving in to “external pressure”.Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have condemned Myanmar’s junta, which they say has failed to make concrete progress on a peace plan agreed with the […]

England vs South Africa 1st Test Live Te...

England vs South Africa 1st Test Live Telecast: The SportsRush brings before you the 1st ENG vs SA Test live broadcast schedule and details. The South African Tour to England 2022 venue has moved to the iconic Lord’s as the venue will host the first Test match from tomorrow. A Test series of three matches […]

World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys is back wi...

WHY IT IS EVALUATED: World of Hyatt members have a new way to maximize their income.—Donald Wood, senior editor of Breaking News. With the return of the World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys offer, members can double their earnings and make the most of their future stays through the end of the year. From today until […]

Customs revenue up 31% in July 2022

The Maldives Customs Service reported a turnover of MVR 316 million for July 2022, up 31%. According to the authority’s latest statistical update, the Maldives imported MVR 4.3 billion worth of commodities, including fuel, an increase of 56%. Excluding fuel, the total value of import products amounted to MVR 3.3 billion, up 44%. The Maldives […]

IMTM 2022 will take place on September 7...

International Maldives Travel Market (IMTM) 2022 is scheduled to take place on September 7-8, 2022. This year’s IMTM will be held at the Manhattan Business Hotel in Male. IMTM is an annual B2B trade show that promotes inbound and outbound tourism in the Maldives. The fair actively markets the Maldives as a world-class MICE destination. […]

August 15 live updates: China’s central

Afghanistan has two anniversaries ahead. Friday is Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, in which Britain granted Afghanistan self-determination over its foreign affairs. However, most will be most concerned about Monday, which marks one year since the Taliban regained control. This week also begins with the 75th anniversary of […]

Looking for a homestay vacation? Here a...

Ditch Airbnb and TUI in favor of more ethical and eco-friendly alternatives, a leading consumer organization has urged. Ethical consumer ranked 29 self-booked tour operators using a range of factors such as emissions and community engagement. TUI and Airbnb performed poorly, losing out to ethical alternatives such as Canopy & Stars and Fairbnb. As a […]

Hilton (HLT) banking on unit expansion e...

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. HLT should benefit from expansion efforts, luxury development strategy and digital efforts. Also, the focus on conversion opportunities bodes well. However, a decline in revenue per available room (RevPAR) from pre-pandemic levels is a headwind. Let’s go deeper. Growth catalysts To maintain its position as the fastest growing global hotel company, […]

Follow ENG SA 1st Test Live

ENG vs SA LIVE Broadcast: After a limited number of crickets, attention now turns to white ball cricket as England host South Africa for a… ENG vs SA Live Stream: After a limited number of crickets, the focus now shifts to white-ball cricket as England host South Africa for a three-match Test series from Wednesday […]

The best places to visit in Qatar

The tiny nation of Qatar isn’t technically a one-city state, but there’s no denying that Doha, home to over 90% of Qatar’s population, is the main attraction. Yet the country’s modern capital isn’t the only corner of this Gulf nation worth a visit. Venture beyond Doha to discover the shiny new sister city of Lusail […]

Air Serbia will tap the long-haul leisur...

Air Serbia is set to enter the long-haul leisure market with the launch of flights between Belgrade and Havana this winter. Regular seasonal service is expected to begin by the end of the year. The Serbian carrier also said it was looking east for similar routes in the future. The main objective of the carrier […]

Bangladesh could get a fixed annual quot...

India is considering a fixed annual quota for essential commodities including rice, wheat and onion for Bangladesh amid the current global market volatility. Delhi is likely to announce the move in a joint statement during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s next visit scheduled for September 5-7, Foreign Ministry officials said. Apart from the quota facility for […]

Sporting Events in Singapore (August 8-1...

Singapore’s squad for the 2022 Asian Netball Championships. Goalkeeper Charmaine Soh is not pictured. (PHOTO: Netball Singapore) SINGAPORE – Here’s a roundup of sporting events and developments in Singapore over the past week (August 8-14): 12-man squad announced for Asian Netball Championships Singapore has announced its 12-man squad for the Asian Netball Championships to be […]

Dhiraagu secures land lease for submarin...

Dhiraagu has secured the leasehold land at Hulhumale’ for the establishment of the landing station to connect the Maldives to the global undersea cable system of the SEA-ME-WE 6 highway. Earlier this year, Dhiraagu signed a contract with a consortium of 13 global telecommunications and technology companies to directly connect the Maldives to major Internet […]

Lalit Modi Shares ‘Accurate Piece’ On ‘S

Lalit Modi has shared a magazine article about her relationship with actor Sushmita Sen. Lalit had announced in July that he was dating Sushmita. Last month, Lalit Modi announced on social media that he was dating Sushmita Sen. After the announcement, when Lalit was accused of being too old to date the former Miss Universe, […]

Over 6 million Lankans unsure of their n...

By Ifham Nizam The Ceylon Electricity Board implements most of its electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure development projects, such as construction of new transmission lines, transmission and distribution substations, etc., using loan funds obtained from international lending organizations such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan. International Cooperation Agency (JICA). These “concessional” loans are […]

Western Union Money Transfer Temporarily...

Western Union (WU) money transfer services in the Maldives are shutting down after the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) suspended the license of Island Financial Service, which operates WU. Western Union’s local agent, Island Financial Service, is operated by Villa Group. The service is frequently used by locals and expats residing in the Maldives to transfer […]

Taj Hotels news: Taj Hotels aims for agg...

has developed a plan to aggressively expand its footprint over the next 2-3 years as the travel industry experiences a strong recovery after struggling for more than two years due to Covid restrictions. Apart from its intention to expand in the domestic market, India’s largest hotel group is also considering larger footprints in countries with […]

GIS in talks with stakeholders to restru...

Gulf International Services (GIS) – the umbrella organization of Gulf Drilling International, Gulf Helicopters, Al Koot and Amwaj – is in continuous discussion with different key stakeholders to restructure its debt.Highlighting that current debt levels continue to weigh on the group’s net profit, the company said financial charges are one of the main cost elements […]

6 Alternative Careers Sara Ali Khan Woul...

Sara Ali Khan is a total rockstar, hey na? And his Instagram really rocked us. The actress regularly posts amazing content on her social media account to keep us all engaged. But its content is really a reflection of its personality. What if Sara had never been an actress? Have you ever wondered what other […]

Bhutan’s sky-high new tourism taxes: are

Bhutan has an enviable reputation as the premium version of the Himalayas. Magnificent mountains, a deeply traditional Buddhist culture, air so clean you can smell the melting water from the glaciers – all of this can be had for the price of the daily fee that forms the heart of the Bhutanese model of high-value […]

They survived confinement in Shanghai, o...

(CNN) — “I chose to come to Sanya because the Covid restrictions are more relaxed than in (in) Shanghai,” said Li Zefeng, an engineer who lives in China’s biggest city. But he, like many others who have flocked to the resort island off the coast of southern China, would soon swallow his words. Hainan Province […]

Young workers have been hardest hit by t...

The number of young people worldwide who cannot find jobs this year is expected to reach 73 million – that’s six million more than before COVID-19 – the UN employment agency said Thursday. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), the pandemic has caused many additional problems for 15- to 24-year-olds who have seen “much […]

Best pool bars in the world: enjoy a coc...

Some hotels have very good bars. And some hotels have very nice swimming pools. And then there are the hotels that showcase themselves by having a nice bar in a beautiful swimming pool, a bar where you can swim without ever getting out of the water. You can lounge around, floating on your inflatable animal […]

Heavy crowd of 30,000 visitors expected ...

People check out the different travel deals offered at the Matta 2022 Fair in Kuala Lumpur on April 10, 2022. ― Photo by Shafwan Zaidon By Opalyn Mok Thursday, August 11, 2022 2:41 PM MYT GEORGE TOWN, Aug 11 – The Penang chapter of the Malaysian Travel and Travel Agents Association (Matta) expects around 30,000 […]

Air fares soar after quarantine rules ea...

China: As Hong Kong eases its pandemic rules, online searches for flights to popular destinations such as Bangkok and Osaka have increased tenfold, leading to higher airfares. The Hong Kong government on Monday reduced hotel quarantine times for inbound travelers from seven days to three, as well as four days of “home medical supervision” with […]

One of the most exclusive countries in t...

On September 23, 2022, the Kingdom of Bhutan reopens its borders to tourism. You no longer need to book a minimum-spend travel package, and the government is increasing its sustainability fee to $200 per night. Luxury travelers can now plan the vacation of their dreams in Bhutan, with stays at boutique properties like Gangtey Lodge. […]

AmCham Sri Lanka hosts US member roundta...

Proud of its ‘Fly Better’ brand promise, Emirates is investing over US$2 billion to improve the in-flight experience for its customers, including a massive program to upgrade over 120 aircraft with the latest interiors, as well as an array of other service enhancements across the board. cabins from 2022. Sir Tim Clark, Chairman of Emirates […]

India’s JMC Wins Hanimaadhoo Airport Dev

India’s JMC Projects Limited wins the Hanimaadhoo International Airport development project in the Maldives. JMC Projects is a leading contracting company already delivering several housing, water and sanitation projects across the Maldives. The Ministry of Economic Development on Wednesday August 10 confirmed the award of the project to JMC with a project value of US$136,625,386.44 […]

CapitaLand investment will double India’

Gauri Shankar Nagabhushanam, CEO, India Business Parks, CapitaLand Investment In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, Singapore’s CapitaLand Investment announces plans to double assets under investment in India, Hong Kong official casts doubt on potential waiver of right stamp on home purchases and buyers snap up apartments in a Henderson development in the New Territories. […]

Sony Pictures Networks India extends bro...

Mumbai: Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) on Wednesday announced the extension of its partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for exclusive television and digital rights for six years until 2028.Also Read – England to maintain aggressive mindset and approach in T20I against South Africa: Adil Rashid The deal will cover the broadcast […]

Netball: Charmaine Soh returns for Singa...

SINGAPORE – The Republic netball team will get a boost at the Asian Netball Championships (ANC) from September 3-11 after stalwart Charmaine Soh confirmed her return to competition after giving birth to her first child in June. Soh, 32, has been selected alongside 11 others for the tournament at OCBC Arena, organizers announced on Wednesday […]

LIVE EXQUISITELY IN THE MOST GLAMOROUS D...

Soak up the luxury of bespoke retreats from private island redemption and exclusive yacht rides to penthouses and exclusive art collections in the urban and leisure locations of Asia HONG KONG, August 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As travel continues to evolve with the desire to elevate travel experiences to new heights, St. Regis Hotels and […]

Centara signs a partnership agreement wi...

This partnership is the latest addition to Centara’s growing airline network. Bangkok, Thailand – Centara Hotels and Resortsthe Thai hotel operator, announces a partnership with airasia awards, loyalty marketing under airasia Super App. This partnership is the latest addition to Centara’s growing airline network, which already includes Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Vietjet. “As […]

CDC adds two destinations to its ‘high’

Editor’s Note – Subscribe to Opening the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get updates on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest on flights, food and drink, accommodations and other travel developments. (CNN) – A popular destination in the Middle East and a small Dutch island in the Caribbean were […]

CDC adds Jordan and St. Eustatius to its...

Editor’s note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — A popular Middle Eastern destination and a small Dutch Caribbean island were added […]

Undocumented migrants in the Maldives: 3...

About 34,000 undocumented Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Maldives are being regularized under an amnesty program there, according to an estimate from the Bangladesh High Commission in Male. Once documented, workers will receive legal and health insurance benefits. In addition, they can send money home using their own documents through banking channels, which helps increase […]

Air travel: a chaotic summer in Europe a...

Thousands of travelers saw their travel plans disrupted over the weekend in the United States as airlines canceled or delayed flights. More than 900 flights were canceled on Sunday alone. A total of 6,378 flights were delayed across the United States, according to tracking service FlightAware. It was the second consecutive day of major air […]

Holidays or remote work with these luxur...

With the price of travel right now, it can be hard to justify flying in for a weekend getaway. More appealing is the ability to hang around somewhere for a long period of time. Ideally a warm and isolated place Thailand would work. Or the Maldives. The same goes for Greece, Mexico and Morocco. Better […]

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. returns to pro...

Signals a strong recovery of activities in all segments. Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL) returned to profitability during the quarter with a PBT of Rs. 59 Mn Vs a loss of Rs. 385 Mn QoQ and a loss of Rs. 339 million pa Reported strong increase in operating income for the quarter to Rs. 2,979 […]

Luxury real estate should rebound in 202...

Luxury real estate in India continues to be one of the industry’s growth drivers. The sector is gaining momentum and is expected to register robust growth in 2023. India is among one of the largest concentrations of HNI in the world, which is fueling the demand for high-end properties. In addition, the pandemic has also […]

Aamin lands 2nd place at the IBC Bodyboa...

It’s a historic win for the Maldives with Aamin Umar Moosa securing 2nd place in the IBC Bodyboarding World Tour which ended yesterday. Aamin competed alongside Spaniard Gabriel Molina from the Canary Islands. Aamin was beaten in the closing seconds with a 0.90 score difference. While Molina scored 13 points, Aamin scored 12.1. Aamin is […]

7 places around the world to help you ta...

From beautiful beaches to mountains… will give you the inspiration to create the best virtual live photos. Santorini, Greece Santorini is a truly stunning island and it’s no surprise that it’s a popular photo spot for many tourists. Santorini is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, as well as cliffs. […]

Review: Vistara’s Long-Haul 787 Extensio

Vistara finally decided to start leasing Boeing 787s after a pause in deliveries hampered its long-haul growth. Vistara’s four remaining 787-9s remain parked in the desert as Boeing awaits FAA approval to resume deliveries. Photo: Vincenzo Pace | single flight Boeing Stock code: BA Creation date : 1916-07-15 CEO: Dave Calhoun Head office location: Chicago, […]

MMPRC CEO Joins PATA Roundtable

The Managing Director of the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), Mr. Thoyyib Mohamed, joins the high-level panel discussion at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Destination Marketing Forum 2022. The forum kicked off on August 4, Thursday of last week in Songkhla, Thailand. The event invited high-level executives in global destination travel, including […]

How the Seven Colored Lake got its name ...

Quick links Best places to eat in Bacalar How to reach Lake Bacalar? The seven-tone palette lake, Laguna Bacalar, is an unexplored place beyond Mexico’s popular tourist spots. Located on the east coast of Mexico, two hours from Tulum, Bacalar is a city located in the state of Quintana Roo and is part of the […]

US Undersecretary Sison in town

Published: 06 August 2022 19:50:57 | Updated: 07 August 2022 14:50:10 US Under Secretary of State for International Organizations Affairs Michele J. Sison arrived in the city on Saturday for a two-day visit as part of her official tri-country tour. She is expected to seek Bangladesh’s support for Doreen Bogdan-Martin, one of the candidates for […]

Arjun Reddy fame Shalini Pandey flaunts ...

Arjun Reddy’s celebrity Shalini Pandey is currently in the Maldives to relax from the hectic life of the showbiz industry. The actress who recently shared screen space with Ranveer Singh in comedy-drama Jayeshbhai Jordaar has taken to social media to bless the hearts of her followers. In a series of posts, Shalini Pandey took her […]

These New Yacht Voyages Trace The Steps ...

If you’ve ever wanted to hit the high seas in search of buried treasure, now is your chance. With Pelorus’ new Adventure Treasure Hunt vacations, you, your friends and family can charter luxury yachts off the coast of Sardinia, Indonesia or the Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda. Once there, you will participate in immersive […]

Taliban-controlled Afghanistan intends t...

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A UN watchdog group has highlighted the possibility that Taliban-controlled Afghanistan could win a seat on the UN Human Rights Council in October. UN Watch tweeted a press release citing the Maldives’ intention to run for a seat on the Human Rights Council and noted that other […]

Air Seychelles is the first to receive o...

Air Seychelles, the flag carrier of the Republic of Seychelles, recently became the first airline to obtain overflight rights from the Saudi government for its Tel Aviv service. The carrier can now enter Saudi airspace. More details The news comes as Saudi aviation authorities announced the opening of the Kingdom’s airspace to all international carriers […]

Long weekend offers makemytrip ixigo boo...

Long weekends in August: It rains for long weekends in this monsoon season! August has three long weekends due to festivals namely, Muharram, Raksha Bandhan, Independence Day and Janmashtami. The long weekend bonanza will continue in 2022 during Dussehra, Diwali, Guru Nanak Birthday and New Year holidays. These long weekends are an opportunity for weary […]

Sushmita Sen gives back to trolls with s...

Bollywood actress, Sushmita Sen is currently making headlines for her love life. The actress, who has always spoken about her personal life, took the internet by storm after announcing her relationship with former IPL president Lalit Modi. The news spread like wildfire and since then Sushmita has become the victim of constant trolls. From being […]

IHG Asia-Pacific 15% off visa offer unti...

IHG has now launched the same offer with Visa that they previously introduced with Mastercard (read more here). You can save 15% on the best flexible rate by booking this rate plan only available through this link (it will not appear on the regular rate search). The offer is valid for stays until January 3, […]

20 tips for holiday photography! N-Phot...

It’s summer, and many of us are planning to jet off to foreign climes for a well-deserved break, with Nikons safely stowed in our carry-on bags. But don’t just snap vacation photos – Benedict Brain encourages you to use your summer vacation to spark your creativity and come back with a travel portfolio that truly […]

Air Seychelles receives permission to fl...

Air Seychelles said it has become the first airline to receive overflight rights from the Saudi government for flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel. Saudi authorities recently announced the opening of the country’s airspace to all carriers in accordance with its obligations under the 1944 Chicago Convention. The move was seen as a special […]

After team silver, what are the draws, m...

A day after defending champions India lost to Malaysia in the badminton mixed team final, the spotlight turns to singles and doubles where India are set to win a host of medals. The Commonwealth Games field may not be the strongest, but there are still several steps ahead for Indian badminton players. Former World Champion […]

Millions of factory-farmed chickens died...

Millions of factory-fed chickens died in the recent nationwide heatwave, whistleblowers say. The birds, which were confined to large farm sheds, died of heat exhaustion in temperatures up to 45C, according to industry whistleblowers who say little was done to protect them from heat. Some producers have made little or no effort to cool sheds […]

Bombay: the displacement of the presiden...

House Cities Bombay Bombay: the displacement of the president of the Maldives causes traffic jams on the Western Express highway Several commuters who took the stretch complained that car traffic had stopped for more than 20 minutes on the highway around 11 a.m. Several commuters who took the stretch complained that car traffic had stopped […]

13 good reasons to visit Victoria

Victoria is Australia’s second smallest state, but it’s packed with activities that make it an ideal destination for all ages and interests. Most people spend their time in Melbourne, but there’s so much to explore away from this bustling city. Whichever direction you go, there are remote wilderness areas to explore, and Victoria is home […]

Emirates announces return to pre-pandemi...

Emirates airline has announced adjustments to its operational schedule at Newcastle Airport to provide passengers with “better connectivity and travel options”. From October 30, the airline will return to its pre-pandemic flight schedule, with Emirates flight EK36 departing Newcastle at 1 p.m., arriving in Dubai at 12:15 a.m. local time the following day. The return […]

Husband-wife duo lets everyone travel vi...

SanKash makes travel more accessible, affordable and fulfilling by offering flexible, installment payment choices that most banks are hesitant to lend for travel. “Our goal is to put customer needs first and get the most out of the entire travel ecosystem by creating new products,” says SanKash, Founder. SanKash started in 2018 because founders Akash […]

UN official deletes Armenian Genocide tw...

The Turkish government used its usual bullying tactics last week to force a senior United Nations (UN) official to delete his tweet about the Armenian Genocide. The @UN_PGA posted and then deleted this tweet. pic.twitter.com/sOkA98E6vn — Alison Tahmizian Meuse (@AliTahmizian) July 27, 2022 On July 27, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid posted a tweet […]

CDC adds 3 spots to its high-risk list f...

By Forrest Brown and Marnie Hunter, CNN The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday added three destinations to its “high” travel risk category, including an Eastern European country known for its mountains, thick forests and folk culture . Romania is the most notable travel destination to receive a Tier 3, “Covid-19 High” […]

This former child refugee from Eritrea h...

Lila Yohannes was born in Asmara, Eritrea where she had a wonderful early childhood. With her father having a ministerial position in the government and her mother working in banking, she enjoyed a very comfortable upbringing. All that changed when she became a child refugee at the age of six. The war between Eritrean freedom […]

Prithvi Shaw returns to training after b...

Prithvi Shaw posted a short snippet of her gym session on her Instagram Story on Monday. Photo credit: Screenshot HIGHLIGHTS Prithvi Shaw has returned to India after completing her vacation in the Maldives. The 22-year-old cricketer has been absent from the Indian squad for some time now. He shared an Instagram story on Monday in […]

Aeroflot will resume daily service to Ph...

Photo: Airbus Aeroflot IATA/ICAO code SU/AFL Airline type Full service carrier Hub(s) Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport Year of foundation 1923 Alliance SkyTeam CEO Mikhail Poluboyarinov Country Russia Thailand is set to get a tourism boost from October, with Russian airline Aeroflot set to resume direct flights between Moscow and Phuket. The airline is gradually restoring […]

11 destinations that have visa on arriva...

Way of life by Sarah-Joseph 10 hours ago If you’re looking for a quick escape without the extra visa hassle, we’re here to help. While travel is on everyone’s radar, some passports sometimes require specific visas, which can be quite often cumbersome. However, for UAE residents, there are many visa-free destinations or with a visa-on-arrival […]

India makes Bangladesh wait | The star ...

SAFF U-20 Championship 2022 Featured Sports Report Sun Jul 31, 2022 9:49 PM Last updated on: Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:02 PM Indian players celebrate a goal against Nepal in a SAFF U-20 Championship game on July 31, 2022. Photo: Twitter “> Indian players celebrate a goal against Nepal in a SAFF U-20 Championship game […]

Dasara Golden Pass for theme packages

Besides attending Jumboo Savari, pass holders can visit Melukote, Kodagu, Chikkamagalur, Belur, Halebeedu bangalore: Following the state government’s decision to celebrate Dasara in a big way this year after two years of reduced festivities, the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has sent a proposal to the government to launch the Dasara Golden Pass allowing […]

Maldives: Want To Swim With Whale Sharks...

Think the Maldives are all honeymoons and water villas? You may be wrong. These beautiful islands in the Indian Ocean are home to more culture and water activities than you might think. The Maldives is a tropical paradise with its idyllic overwater bungalows, soft sand and emerald water. It is almost impossible to imagine the […]

The Quarantine Guide to Camping – Luxury

What midlife campers really want in 2022 is food and feasts – on site. After all, without having to carry your own ingredients and kitchen kit (and make sure the wine stays perfectly chilled for sunsets) or go eat somewhere else, you have even more time to enjoy precious hours in outdoors with your family […]

Sohana Saba will announce good news this...

Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:46 AM Last updated on: Sun Jul 31, 2022 10:51 AM Photo: taken from Facebook “> Photo: taken from Facebook “Aayna”, “Khelaghor”, “Priyatomeshu”, “Brihannala” and “Chandragrahan” – the list of memorable films by Sohana Saba does not end there. However, the talented actress brings another piece of good news this month, […]

IND vs ZIM 2022: “Have they forgotten th

Delhi Capitals superstar Prithvi Shaw was again overlooked when the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) announced the squad for the upcoming ODIs in Zimbabwe. The announcement comes after Prithvi Shaw had a decent season with her Indian Premier League (IPL) Delhi Capitals (DC) franchise. The 22-year-old last played for Men in Blue in […]

Man City’s outgoing transfers are a sign

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he was saddened by the departure of Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Raheem Sterling but that the income generated from their transfers had helped the club’s sustainability. The Premier League champions sold Jesus and Zinchenko to Arsenal for reported fees of £45m ($55m) and £30m, respectively, in the end-of-season […]

Startups tap into demand in medical tour...

The medical tourism space seems to be attracting increased interest from several startup founders. New age companies are now offering end-to-end assistance to patients visiting India from other countries for treatments and surgeries. These companies earn either on a per patient basis or through an exclusive agreement. Under the proprietary model, startups like Meditourz make […]

Birmingham celebrates cultural diversity...

Birmingham: The Commonwealth Games began with a colorful Opening Ceremony that showcased the unique diversity of the city and family of nations at Alexander Stadium on Thursday evening. Local musical icons Duran Duran and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi starred in an evening that celebrated Birmingham’s industrial heritage and multicultural tradition, as competitors from all […]

Look at all that Travel Bazar Global has...

One of the leading tour operators in India, Travel Bazar Global has once again introduced new offers for its customers. They offer scheduled flights from international airports in India including those in all metropolitan cities such as Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad at the same […]

Travel2Agent.com Launches Exclusive Thai...

Travel2Agent.com, one of India’s leading retail travel agencies, is proud to announce the most exciting travel deal for Thailand this summer! By booking a Thailand package with Centara Hotel Group between July 1, 2022 and October 31, 2022, guests will receive a 30% flat rate discount on the package price. This exclusive package also includes […]

Freedom of expression in South Asia is u...

Laxman Datt Pant is a media scholar and advocate for free and responsible media. He is the founder and chairman of Media Action Nepal (MAN) which promotes freedom of expression and the safety of journalists. This year, the Media Freedom Coalition-Consultative Network (MFC-CN) selected MAN as one of its members and then elected Pant as […]

Vakkaru Maldives and Oliver Steeds team ...

Want a vacation that makes the difference? Well, you might just want to visit the Maldives next. The award-winning Vakkaru Maldives is teaming up with ocean explorer and conservationist Oliver Steeds OBE for a week-long residency. A Deep Sea Odyssey by Vakkaru Maldives, which runs from August 27 to September 2, 2022, is a unique […]

Sri Lankan syndrome: is Bangladesh out o...

With rising global inflation and fears of an energy and food crisis looming, clouds are gathering on the economic horizon for South Asian countries. The Russian-Ukrainian war, followed by the COVID pandemic has disrupted the global economy and trade which is rocking Europe as well as South Asia. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s financial and political crisis […]

Cuba among the best snorkeling destinati...

The Bounce platform, specializing in tourism, has selected Cuba as the third best destination in the world to practice snorkeling, a type of dive which allows recreational exploration just below the surface of the ocean. A study shared on his site and reproduced by several media analyze which oceans and seas are the best for […]

China nearby | Trade Standard News

Shantanu Roy-Chaudhary’s book The China Factor provides good background reading for anyone wishing to assess China’s relations with some of India’s neighbors TopicsBOOK REVIEW | Literature | China The China factor: Beijing’s growing engagement in Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Bangladesh and Myanmar TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR […]

Lollapalooza music festival to debut in ...

Lollapalooza is a very big name in the music world. Almost all the big names in the music industry, including Metallica, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga and Kanye West, among others, have been associated with this prestigious festival. But the news here is that India will host the next edition of the Lollapalooza Music Festival, so […]

Sri Lankan parliament approves emergency...

Sri Lanka’s parliament on Wednesday approved a state of emergency imposed on July 13 to give security forces sweeping powers to arrest and detain individuals after then-president Gotabaya Rajapksa fled to the Maldives and resigned amid a massive uprising against him over the country’s economic crisis. Emergency regulations declared by the then acting president, Ranil […]

Last group of hajj pilgrims return home

The last group of hajj pilgrims who attended the pilgrimage in the year 1443 returned home. A quota has been granted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for 453 Maldivian pilgrims this year, with only Maldives Hajj Corporation having the ability to send pilgrims for the hajj pilgrimage this year. The last group of 117 […]

Disney’s new private jet tour takes you

Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Well, turns out old Walt might be right. Disney is now offering a new private jet adventure package that takes guests to each of the brand’s global theme parks in 24 days. (We’re sure it’s someone’s dream.) Disney fans will fly aboard […]

Want to visit Bhutan? All about the cou...

Is Bhutan politely saying that “poor Indians are not welcome”? The Himalayan country has levied steep fees for tourists as it opens its borders after the Covid-19 pandemic after two years. What is the SDF and who will pay for it? From September 23, 2022, a Sustainable Development Tax (SDF) will be imposed on tourists […]

Yotel signs the first hotel in Japan

(July 27, 2022, 11:15 +07) Yotel signed its first hotel in Japan. Scheduled to open in 2024 under a long-term management agreement, Yotel Tokyo will be located in Ginza, one of Tokyo’s most desirable and vibrant areas. The 244-room hotel will feature the brand’s latest features, including robotic concierges, motorized SmartBeds and fully integrated technologies […]

Kanchana’s warning to restrict fuel supp

“Pohottuwa Party Can’t Hide Behind New Prez” By Shamindra Ferdinando Yesterday (26), Top Samagi Jana Balavegaya (SJB) Spokesperson, MP Mujibur Rahuman said that the Cabinet of Ministers had to explain itself on the latest statement of the Minister of Power and Energy, Kanchana Wijesekera that fuel imports would be restricted for the next 12 months. […]

Judge Malcolm Simmons is introduced to t...

WESTMINSTER, LONDON, UK, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — In July 2022, the Falkland Islands welcomed their new and first female Governor, Alison Blake CMG. Ms Blake is Governor of the Falkland Islands and Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. She previously served as High Commissioner to Bangladesh and Ambassador to Afghanistan. Ms […]

9 tropical islands to visit in 2022 and ...

Motu Beachfront Art Villas, Ariki Adventures Sea Turtle Safari and Mooring Fish Cafe, Rarotonga. Video / GoPro Hero 9 Sarah Pollok’s bucket list of fabulous islands around the globe What makes an ultimate tropical destination? Specific features may differ depending on who you ask, but there are definitely a few things that are essential. It […]

Yas Plaza Hotels Appoints Do Van Quy as ...

Yas Plaza Hotels Abu Dhabi has appointed a new executive chef at their famous foodie’s favorite Asian restaurant in the capital, Jing Asia at Crowne Plaza Yas Island. A Vietnamese national, Do Van Quy will enter the Yas Island property directly from one of the top IHG hotels in Vietnam, the Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula […]

ITB Asia 2022 Reports Strong Internation...

Now in its 15th year, ITB Asia will once again be held as an in-person event at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from October 19-21. Asia’s leading travel industry show will bring together the world’s leading brands and companies from MICE, Corporate, Leisure and Travel technologies, providing a unique […]

Azerbaijanis can visit nearly 70 countri...

By Ayya Lmahamad Nowadays, the level of migration is constantly increasing. There are different factors that compel people to migrate or to have a second nationality. These are the wars, the low standard of living, the search for a better life, business, investment opportunities, family, etc. However, another factor that we can include in the […]

Steve Backshall on his involvement with ...

Like it or not, we are facing a pivotal moment in Earth’s history. Due to environmental impact and global warming, the future of our precious ecosystems hangs in the balance. To better understand the impact on our environment, BBC Earth has orchestrated a visionary project titled Change planet and they called on experts like British […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi adds Kuwait and the M...

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, an ultra-low-cost carrier based in the United Arab Emirates and partly owned by Wizz Air Holdings, recently announced an extension of its network from Abu Dhabi. The carrier will serve the Maldives island via its capital, Male, and its 5th key destination in the Gulf, Kuwait. Extend your network As demand […]

CDC adds 6 destinations to ‘high’ risk c

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday added six destinations […]

Kings ignite celebrations with Vengeance...

Sports journalist Tue Jul 26 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Tue Jul 26 2022 12:00 AM Bashundhara Kings players celebrate one of their three goals against Abahani in their penultimate Bangladesh Premier League match at Kings Arena on Monday. PHOTO: FIROZ AHMED “> Bashundhara Kings players celebrate one of their three goals against Abahani […]

Indian passport holders do not need prio...

Japan, Singapore and South Korea have the most powerful passports in the world, according to the latest ranking published by Henley Passport Index. A Japanese passport offers hassle-free entry to 193 countries and remains the most powerful for the fifth consecutive year. Singapore and South Korea, which according to the latest Henley Passport Index are […]

Azerbaijan Airlines signs MoU with Boein...

(July 25, 2022, 10:28 +07) Azerbaijan Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing for four additional 787-8s at the Farnborough International Airshow last week. The Azerbaijani flag carrier currently operates two 787-8s and intends to grow its Dreamliner fleet to 10 by 2030. “Azerbaijan Airlines was the first airline in the Caspian and Central […]

ENG vs SA live stream details – When and

England will face South Africa in the second ODI at Headingley, Leeds on July 24, Sunday. The hosts lost Game 1 by 62 points and are trailing in the series. So this is a must match for Jos Buttler and his men at a venue where they recently lost to India. As stated earlier, this […]

Indian passport holders can travel visa-...

There are 11 countries in Asia where Indian passport holders can travel visa-free or obtain a visa on arrival Representation image for an Indian passport. Photo: iStock. India is ranked 87th in the latest Henley Passport Index, which is based on official data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA). According to the latest rankings, […]

SOTC Travel inaugurates an exclusive poi...

For its customers in Faridabad, SOTC Travel has introduced a range of special offers SOTC Travel inaugurated its exclusive outlet in Faridabad. With a strategic focus to expand the company’s footprint in the high potential market of Haryana, SOTC’s new outlet is located at City Mall, Sector 12. Faridabad is an important source market for […]

Consumers in Dubai market savor Assam pi...

Guwahati: In a major push toward harnessing the export potential of naturally grown fresh pineapples from the northeastern states, the Agricultural and processed food products (APEDA) held an in-store export promotion program in Dubai on Saturday to promote Assam pineapples to consumers for wider acceptance in the Gulf countries. The Assam pineapple ‘in-store promotion show’, […]

The Hungarian company Wizz Air is flying...

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the ultra-low-cost national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announces that it will launch two new routes from Abu Dhabi to the idyllic island paradise of the Maldives and the airline’s fifth key destination. in the Gulf, Kuwait. The new routes will offer travelers the opportunity to explore wonderful destinations, […]

How South Americans with Middle Eastern ...

SAO PAULO, Brazil: In a region where the first Arab immigrants arrived in the 19th century and where approximately 18 million people have Middle Eastern roots, Arabic cuisine has become an integral part of local cuisine in several countries in America Latin. A new generation of Arabs on the continent are now seeking to expand […]

Groundbreaking research shows great whit...

FOX Weather multimedia reporter Brandy Campbell was at Aquarium Encounters and spoke with marine biologist Kee Bligh about ways to avoid being bitten by a shark. Great white sharks are among the most feared predators, and groundbreaking new research off the coast of South Africa suggests these incredible fish found along coasts around the world […]

AGENDA-Political and general current eve...

For other journals, please see: Political and general news Main economic events Emerging Markets Economic Events Public Debt Auctions The US Federal Reserve today in Washington ————————————————– —————— This log is archived daily. ** Indicates new events ——————————————– – ———————– FRIDAY JULY 22 ** PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron receives Egyptian President Abdel Fattah […]

MMPRC launches its campaign with Travel ...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched a campaign with Travel Daily Media. MMPRC says the campaign aims to make the Maldives more visible in the Southeast Asian market. The campaign will run from July to September 2022. Travel Daily Media is an online platform specializing in delivering travel and hospitality industry […]

The rich life and wild landscapes of Bhu...

Bhutan is a country bordering China to the north; in all other directions it has borders with India. The capital of Bhutan is Tibu, while Funchholing is the financial center. Geopolitically, Bhutan is located in South Asia and is the second smallest state in the region, with more population than the Maldives. Historically, Bhutan’s independence […]

Travel as an agent of change to help fix...

What could Venice, Mumbai, the Maldives and the Great Barrier Reef have in common? Two are magnificent repositories of age-old cultures and lively commerce. The other two offer an ocean spectacle of white sandy beaches, sun and sweat, albeit framed by the alluring blue of the foam-lined coral reefs. The answer isn’t red-faced Aussies drinking […]

Bhutan will increase visit fees

BHutan, a small Buddhist kingdom nestled in the Himalayan mountains between India and China, is known for its cliff-cling monasteries, lush jungles, peaceful people and cautious approach to tourism. Foreigners have only been allowed to visit Bhutan since 1974, and never have visitors been able to freely explore the country. Everyone traveling to Bhutan had […]

Military officers from over 90 countries...

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – More than 120 military officers from more than 90 nations toured the Statehouse on Thursday, receiving a tour of Kansas’ historic seat of government and a visit from Governor Laura Kelly. Officers attend the year-long United States Army Command and General Staff College, based at Fort Leavenworth. College officials said 122 […]

From Maldives to Sri Lanka to Jamaica an...

India is ranked 87th out of 199 passports on the Henley Passport Index, which ranks the strongest and weakest passports based on information provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA). 60 nations accept Indian passport holders without requiring a visa. Bangalore, first published July 21, 2022, 4:42 p.m. IST Indian passport holders do not […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will expand its ever-...

Flights to Kuwait begin October 30 and strengthen Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s commitment to the Gulf region From October 04, flights to the Maldives will begin, making the dream island paradise more accessible and affordable than ever. The routes will be operated on board Wizz Air Abu Dhabi’s newest Airbus aircraft, which is expected to […]

You can now spend over 14 mind-numbing h...

A trip to the Indian Ocean paradise of the Maldives is traditionally considered a one-of-a-kind vacation destination, usually reserved for special occasions like honeymoons, anniversaries and milestone anniversaries. Unsurprisingly, getting to the remote Maldives archipelago has never been cheap and most tourists are willing to spend big bucks on flights and accommodation. European low-cost airline […]

The rupee falls against the dollar, worr...

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 21 (IANS): The fall of the rupee against the US dollar will pinch Indian parents and their wards studying and aspiring to study in this country, experts and parents have said. They also said that students can look to other countries to further their education as currencies the […]