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Germany pledges to welcome all Ukrainian...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during a press release at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, February 27. (Stephanie Lecocq/AP) Russia faces universal condemnation and increased sanctions from European countries for its unprovoked assault on Ukraine, and new measures are being announced every day. If you have just read today, here is an […]

Maldives Adventure Guide – Coveteur: Clo

Overwater villas, private pools, a personal concierge, exquisite dining, and unique spa services all seem like the perfect recipe for a dreamy honeymoon. While the Maldives undoubtedly offers an idealistic escape for lovers, JOALI Maldives and its newly opened, wellness-focused sister property JOALI BEING, are changing the hospitality scene on their two secluded islands just […]

African states need a vision for Indo-Pa...

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association. Nine of the organization’s member states are African, ranging from Somalia in the northwest to South Africa in the south. It also includes islands, such as Mauritius, off the west coast. It brings together governments, businesses, academics and researchers from across the Indian […]

India: scheduled international flights s...

In a recent development, scheduled international flights have been suspended until further notice. The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has decided to further extend the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger flights, amid ongoing speculation around the imminent resumption of international flights. Now, with this announcement, it is clear that scheduled international commercial flights […]

Travel agents ask to help Ukrainian tour...

Ukrainian travel agencies and agents have collectively called on the Maldivian tourism industry to provide support and assistance to Ukrainian travelers currently stranded in the island nation. The call from Ukrainian travel agencies came at a time when the country is facing problems with financial transactions and a general aviation lockdown. Ukrainian travel professionals have […]

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week » Ex

When we’re not outdoors, we get our dose of adventure exploring social media and the web. Sometimes we get a little too wired, and browsing adventure readings can go from minutes to hours. To feed your own dose of adventure, here are some of the best adventure links we’ve discovered this week. The 30 best […]

Maldives active Covid-19 cases at 15,211...

Active Covid-19 cases in the Maldives have fallen to 15,211 as recoveries continue to rise. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 517 new cases of Covid-19 and 660 additional recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. During the reporting period, a […]

Travel, aviation and business groups urg...

With new guidelines released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that relax many COVID-era policies, including indoor mask-wearing, the US Travel Association, the American Hotel and Lodging AssociationAirlines for America and the US Chamber of Commerce appeal to White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeffrey Zients in a letter urging the Biden administration […]

Álex González and María Pedraza have bee

To the cheetah who was silent, always as discreet as possible “so as not to give work to the paparazzi”, Alexander González he continues to add new conquests to his sentimental agenda; the last, Maria Pedraza. They already have their love nest: an apartment of about two hundred square meters in a private urbanization on […]

What to see at the Sharjah Art Foundatio...

For its spring 2022 program, the Sharjah Art Foundation promises to take viewers on a journey. Among them is the Arabian Sea, with Mumbai artists’ studio documentary CAMP From to Gulf to Gulf (2013) and Ghana, as photographer Gerald Annan-Forson’s images during the country’s revolution in the late 1970s will be the focus of a […]

The international tourist exchange in It...

BIT 2022 – International Tourism Exchange by Fiera Milano will be held from April 10 to 12, 2022 and will offer a detailed overview of the sector and the best business opportunities in the field of travel. Three exhibition spaces BIT is back stronger than ever alongside operators to support them in their choices. The […]

More than 50% of station workers receive...

By Tuesday, more than 50% of station workers had received their Covid-19 reminders. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received booster doses had been pushed to 52.9% as of February 22. Statistics also showed that 97.6% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives’ […]

Can you still visit countries close to U...

Can you still visit countries close to Ukraine and Russia? The Mail’s travel team answer readers’ questions about holidays By Tom Chesshyre for the Daily Mail Published: 5:01 PM EST, February 25, 2022 | Update: 5:01 PM EST, February 25, 2022 A large-scale military attack on Ukraine by Russia, ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin, […]

Get £60 off your Jet2holidays summer hol

WE have teamed up with some of the UK’s favorite holiday companies to bring you great savings on a host of amazing sunny breaks in our new Sun Like It Hot campaign. There’s inspiration for inexpensive short-haul trips and unique luxury long-haul getaways, with special savings for Sun readers. 7 Our new Sun Like It […]

BA cancels flights from Moscow and rerou...

British Airways has canceled flights to Moscow and will redirect services to Asia to avoid Russian airspace as the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ripples through the airline industry. The decisions come after the UK government announced on February 24 that Aeroflot had been banned from UK airspace, and the subsequent ban on retaliatory […]

Japan opens online applications for entr...

Japan on Friday began accepting online applications from sponsors, including universities and businesses, seeking entry clearance for foreign students and business people ahead of the easing of strict entry restrictions on Tuesday. entering the country. Sponsors will be required to share entrant information through the Incoming and Returning Tracking System (ERFS)which comes under the Ministry […]

Seychelles vs. Maldives vs. Bora Bora:...

Here we go again – three top tropical destinations, the ultimate vacation: Seychelles, Maldives and Bora Bora, who will emerge victorious? Located in the western Indian Ocean, Seychelles are the top contender in the epic showdown. In the central-northern Indian Ocean, the Maldives is the second competitor and far in the central South Pacific Ocean, […]

SITA appoints David Lavorel as CEO

(February 25, 2022) SITA has appointed David Lavorel as Chief Executive Officer. David succeeds former CEO Barbara Dalibard who left SITA after five years at the helm. David Lavorelle Over the past 20 years at SITA, David has held various leadership positions, most recently as CEO of SITA at Airports and Borders. He also worked […]

The Saudi women’s national football team

DUBAI: As the United Arab Emirates’ racing carnival draws to a close, Friday’s meeting will be the last before Super Saturday – the dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup – on March 5. Horses from the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, France, United States, Greece, Turkey, Ireland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden will participate […]

Covid-19 positivity rate in capital drop...

By sunset on Wednesday, the capital’s Covid-19 positivity rate had fallen to 5%. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 971 new cases of Covid-19 and 310 recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. With this development, the number of Maldives Covid-19 cases has increased […]

Bali vs. Maldives vs. Mauritius: a vac...

We challenge some of the world’s most popular tropical destinations to a three-way duel…but which one will come out on top? Tropical showdowns are interesting but sometimes the contest gets too close to even declare the winner. Islands usually offer beaches, so to gain the upper hand, these contenders need to offer more than the […]

Just the Two of Us: 5 Romantic Getaways ...

When was the last time you and your partner had serious time alone? A long lazy morning, a walk at sunset or even just a quiet meal? Well, if quality time is on your bucket list for 2022, here’s where to spend it. Pamper yourself and refresh yourself in the Maldives Famous for its pristine […]

Increase in creative travel packages as ...

HARDER. The competition will be tougher in the coming months as more and more destinations around the world compete for a good share of returning foreign travellers. /SUNSTAR FILE WITH the reopening of the country’s borders, tourism players will have to come up with unique and exciting travel packages and itineraries to offer foreign tourists. […]

10 of the best travel destinations for M...

F or the first time in two years, spring travel seems much less complicated – at least for vaccinated travelers. With the EU due to drop pre-departure testing for fully stung people from next month, holidays closer to home in particular should soon be less hassle and expensive for most. Fancy a spring break? Whether […]

Where do UAE travelers want to go? Swit...

Vacations to the UAE remain popular, with Dubai topping the list of top destinations for UAE residents. Abu Dhabi came second in YouGov’s list, which ranked the top 10 destinations for UAE consumers using what the global public opinion and data firm calls an impression score. Dubai ranked first with a score of 65.7, while […]

40% of station workers receive booster s...

40% of station workers received their booster shots against Covid-19. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received booster doses had been pushed to 40% by February 16. Statistics also showed that 97.5% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives tourism industry were fully […]

The football team will face the Maldives...

The Bangladesh national football team will play two friendlies against Maldives and Mongolia during the FIFA window in March, Bangladesh Football Federation Vice President Kazi Nabil Ahmed said on Tuesday. Bangladesh will visit the Maldives to take on the island nation on March 24 before hosting Mongolia at the Sylhet District Stadium on March 29. […]

Travel with the summer of renewal in int...

As countries ease border restrictions and India prepares to resume regular international flights from March 15, travel agencies are expecting a rush this summer. According to Thomas Cook India, tour operators have seen queries quadruple in the past 15 days. Customers have started planning summer vacations, with Europe in particular seeing strong demand, the company […]

The quarantine guide to holidaying like ...

For those who crave such insider knowledge, but don’t plan on cramming tens of thousands into their annual vacation, Maury has some advice. She suggests investing in local guides (say a prominent Egyptologist for your first trip to the pyramids) and talking to those in the know, like the hotel concierge or hotel manager. If […]

Your Complete Guide to the GHA Discovery...

Being a member of a hotel loyalty program is like a long-term relationship. Over time, you grow and learn to bring out the best in each other. Then, when something big changes, it can turn your world upside down. That’s probably how long-time GHA Discovery program members reacted to its recent overhaul. Now that the […]

The world’s dreamiest island getaways

Treat yourself to island seclusion on these dreamy getaways around the world. These undeniably exclusive experiences will leave you feeling fully restored and inspired by the moment you leave. North America Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida America’s only private island resort is located off the fabulous coast of the Florida Keys, on a […]

After 4 difficult years, Kerala wants it...

Dubai: The southern Indian state of Kerala wants to regain its pre-COVID-19 eminence as one of the country’s top tourist destinations as soon as possible. The best way to go is to try to get more flight connectivity. It’s not just the pandemic that Kerala has to overcome – devastating floods had taken their toll […]

Ukraine Crisis: US Plans Initial Sanctio...

President Joe Biden’s administration has prepared an initial set of sanctions against Russia that includes banning U.S. financial institutions from processing transactions for major Russian banks, three people familiar with the matter said. The measures, which would only be implemented if Russia invades Ukraine, are aimed at harming the Russian economy by severing “correspondent” banking […]

Cities with the highest number of sustai...

It is paramount for us to understand how we contribute to the environment while working on successful businesses and businesses. Nor does it exclude the tourism industry on a global scale. In the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic, many travelers are reorienting their travel plans while making newer and fresher adjustments; that is, most […]

Becky Hill discovers BRIT award was orig...

Singer Becky Hill was surprised after dropping and smashing her BRIT award. The 28-year-old Wish You Well singer realized that part of her trophy, which she received after winning the British Dance Act earlier this month, had been repurposed and was apparently at the originally intended for Fred Again, who won 2020 Producer of the […]

Without an air bubble between India and ...

The Indian government has still not reached an air travel bubble deal with South Korea, even after 23 months of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has prevented most Indians working in South Korea from returning home to visit family. Direct flights between the two countries were suspended in March 2020. Nearly 14,000 Indians work and study […]

Velana International Airport Recovery Sh...

February 20, 2022 – Despite the devastating effects of the pandemic in 2020, the aviation sector continues to recover. Efforts are being made by the industry, show optimistic growth in 2021. It looked a lot like Velana International Airport (VIA); Your gateway to the sunny Maldives. The number of international passengers carried by VIA last […]

Travel is back, but don’t forget to chec

The Covid-19 vaccination certificate is not the only administrative document to update before your trip. — Image courtesy of ronstik/Shutterstock via ETX Studio NEW YORK, February 20 – The tourism industry is back in business after the pandemic. To make sure your next trip goes smoothly, we’ve decided to go over some of the paperwork […]

Inside Lily James’ romance with boyfrien

Lily James appears to have finally confirmed her relationship with Michael Shumer, after the couple sparked romance rumors over a year ago. Pam & Tommy star Lily, 32, recently shared a collection of photographs on Instagram taken on a recent vacation, with one snap appearing to feature Michael, suggesting their romance is still going strong. […]

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon calls President ...

The Minister of State for South and Central Asia, United Nations (UN), Commonwealth and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for the Prevention of Sexual Violence in Conflict of the United Kingdom (UK), Lord ( Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon made a courtesy call to President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. The call took place on Saturday afternoon, at […]

5 international sites welcoming Indian t...

If your feet are longing to step out of the four walls of your home, if you are someone who has explored India extensively and are waiting for international borders to open, your wait is over. Many countries around the world have been gradually opening up to tourists from various nations for the past few […]

Greece remains one of Britain’s favorite

Greece continues to be a favorite destination for British travelers planning to spend Easter outside the country. Data provided by ForwardKeys shows that Easter booking rates for Greece have so far increased by 26% compared to the pre-pandemic period when no travel restrictions were in place. On the other hand, compared to 2021, this year’s […]

Thomas Cook India launches Grand Holiday...

With positive announcements on reopening of borders, acceptance of vaccines and reduction of infection, consumers in Delhi are showing strong pent-up demand and wish to plan their vacations during the upcoming spring school holidays and summer holidays . Delhi is one of the company’s main source markets and to capitalize on this high potential, Thomas […]

Asian Adventures hosts first post-COVID ...

Asian Adventures Travel Management Ltd. recently hosted the first major incentive tour in Sri Lanka, since the island reopened its borders to tourists after the COVID lockdowns The 152 guests from Europe, America and Canada are the top executives and senior managers of the “Coral Club” with their families. Coral Club, the famous international […]

To tap into strong pent-up travel demand...

Previous story: “Digital currency has a very strong usage. It will be a powerful replacement for cash”: Saugata Bhattacharya, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, Axis Bank To tap into strong pent-up travel demand from Mumbai, Thomas Cook India launches Grand Holiday Carnival in Mumbai Posted on February 18, 2022 (La Regenza by Tunga, Vashi, […]

Thailand News Today | Tourism sector ca...

Tourism operators wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other government officials, calling for the country to be fully reopened to foreign visitors from March. In the letter, the groups say they want all entry restrictions dropped, including the Thailand Pass and PCR testing on arrival, and want Covid declared endemic. They […]

Thai hoteliers call for dropping PCR tes...

Thailand’s Hotel Association says the government must drop the PCR test requirement for foreign visitors if there is any hope of saving the country’s tourism industry. THA President Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi said demand for the revamped Test & Go program is weaker now than when it launched in November, due to the upcoming end of […]

Maldives leads new training campaign for...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) is working with the online B2B reseller platform, 2HUB, to conduct the Destination online training program in India. From February 16 to May 16, 2022, the program aims to provide travel agents in India with the latest information on the Maldives tourism industry, from safety measures taken […]

How to take a surf trip right now

“Even a zombie apocalypse wouldn’t stop surfers from traveling to surf.” It was an optimistic Alex Smith, quoted in a March 5, 2020 Surfline article. Of course, no one, including Smith, could have predicted the COVID pandemic and its effects over the next 18 months. No, there were no reanimated undead bodily revenants wandering the […]

More WWE Superstars Confirmed For Jeddah...

“The rain has stopped playing” is one of the most mournful phrases associated with cricket. It conjures up images of spectators raising umbrellas in unison, those who aren’t waterproof rushing to find shelter and having to make decisions about whether to stay down in hopes that play will resume. . Historically, such circumstances have characterized […]

Vietnam Will Soon Issue Visa Policy for ...

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to complete tourism recovery plans and develop a visa policy for foreign touristssaid ministry spokesman Le Thi Thu Hang at a press conference on February 17. According to the spokesperson, the Ministry of Culture, […]

Indonesia reduces on-arrival quarantine ...

Fully vaccinated travelers who have also received their booster can serve a shorter on-arrival quarantine when entering Indonesia from March 1, with the government planning to remove this requirement by April 1, 2022. According to instructions issued by the Indonesian Covid-19 task force on February 16, the reduced quarantine requirement from five to three days […]

UAE flights: Abu Dhabi’s ‘green list’, C

Procedures differ for vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers to and from the capital By Waheed Abbas Published: Thu 17 Feb 2022, 08:49 Abu Dhabi authorities are updating the “green list” of countries for inbound travel repeatedly to screen foreign passengers arriving in the capital to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, Abu Dhabi again updated the […]

Social media drives travel agent sales

Social media sales for personal travel agentspart of Your cooperativesoared to £6.8m in 2021, 13% ahead of their best performing pre-pandemic year Almost one in four sales (23%) for The Personal Travel Agents came from social media, with Facebook dominating and bookings through Instagram gradually increasing. In 2021, 65% of sales via social media also […]

Neha Dhupia accepts Bollywood has change...

Neha Dhupia says marriage and the birth of her children changed her life. The actor, who will be seen in the upcoming crime drama a thursday, is happy to juggle life and career as she shares responsibilities with her husband Angad Bedi. The couple have two children – daughter Mehr and son Guriq. The actor […]

The trendy country that offers five-star...

There’s not much to do around Marino beach other than soak up the sunshine and hotel curries (and a good fish curry, plus dhal, chutneys, sambol to coconut, pappadums and a frosted glass of cold Lion lager, served on the ocean side terrace, costs £6). But I highly recommend a nearby stop: The Gallery Café. […]

Book exciting travel deals during the CR...

As restrictions lift and borders open, international destinations are once again welcoming tourists. So now you can plan that delayed honeymoon, friends and family getaway, work or baby moon to recharge your batteries. Log in to your CRED app, head to the CRED travel store for great deals on international bookings. The CRED International Travel […]

Mandarin Oriental signs a luxury resort ...

(February 16, 2022) Mandarin Oriental has signed a management agreement for a new luxury resort in the Maldives. Scheduled to open in 2025, the resort is currently under development and will span three private islands on Bolidhuffaru Reef in South Malé Atoll. The resort, reachable by a 20-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport in […]

FPCCI official identifies obstacles to t...

LAHORE: Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Chairman of the FPCCI Management Committee, explained the bottlenecks in realizing the true trade potential that quantifiably exists between Pakistan and the Maldives; which currently stands at a measly $9 million. Lack of direct flights, lack of B2B contacts, insufficient government facilitation and failure to target the right sectors are the […]

The destinations Bollywood made us fall ...

Bollywood has taken us places time and time again via the silver screen, making us want to pack our bags and travel to a land far, far away. Whether it was Simran and Raj’s European tour in 1995 out of DDLJ or Ved and Tara’s epic trip to Corsica in 2015’s Tamasha, we’ve all longed […]

The 10 Best Holiday Destinations for the...

8. Mozambique Devoid of the crashing waterfalls and major wildlife areas that symbolize the best of Africa, Mozambique still feels somewhat undiscovered. All the more reason, then, to encounter the safari secret of Gorongosa National Park, the Portuguese colonial heritage of Ibo Island and a coastline that slopes down some 1,535 miles. Trailfinders is offering […]

Where to spend the most normal holidays ...

October South Africa The third most visited country on the continent after Morocco and Egypt, South Africa depends on tourism for 9.1% of total employment and 7% of GDP. Therefore, he will almost certainly be eager to make up for lost time and attract travelers this year with as few obstacles as possible. The signs […]

This luxury resort is working to restore...

The Maldives gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1965. Sakis Papadopoulos Southeast Asia is full of spectacular tourist destinations, but few offer as many opportunities for oceanside bliss as the Maldives. Comprised of 26 low-lying atolls scattered across the Indian Ocean, this sprawling archipelago has earned worldwide fame for its abundant natural beauty and […]

Best Travel Deals of the Week: Great Bar...

Venture to the Great Barrier Reef or explore the beauty of Italy in this week’s bucket list worthy travel deals. Our articles are dedicated to helping you find the right product at the right price. We may receive revenue from affiliate and advertising partnerships for sharing this content and when you make a purchase. Learn […]

IAG Cargo transports 8 tons of champagne...

London-based IAG Cargo says it has transported more than 500 tonnes of flowers around the world in the run-up to Valentine’s Day and, as part of a mission critical, it has transported eight tonnes of champagne from London to Maldives. Measured by weight, the amount of flowers transported by IAG Cargo increased by 23% compared […]

Saudi Expo 2020 pavilion scores 3 millio...

DHAHRAN: The COVID-19 pandemic has helped Saudi Arabia become one of the most tech-savvy countries. For two years, you could no longer leave your home without two essentials: your mask and your smartphone. Forget your bulky wallet or possibly forget to bring one of your IDs; everything you need now could easily fit in your […]

7 Scottish destinations that will make y...

With travel anywhere but the UK still a bit of a cloudy problem by the minute due to the pandemic, going abroad without any issues this year could still be a tiny bit of a stretch. Luckily, with the booming holiday scene and Scotland’s excellent tourist industry reopening, it’s the perfect excuse to get out […]

Can you trust Thrillophilia.com for your...

Taking a vacation comes with several major tasks, from choosing a destination, booking places to stay, finding places to eat, and exploring things to do. What if there was a one-stop-shop where you can align all aspects of your trip, make reservations, and just focus on having a great vacation? Thrillophilia.com is one such travel […]

The standard King’s Cross London hotel:

From the minute you arrive at The Standard hotel in King’s Cross, London, it’s clear that there’s nothing standard about this five-star establishment. he upside-down sign immediately alludes to what is hidden inside this quirky and unique hotel. The word ‘cool’ may be overused, but it’s definitely justified for The Standard, which was created in […]

Excitement over Bali’s reopening wanes a

Despite progress in reopening Bali, which saw direct flights announced by two airlines and the 10-day quarantine period cut in half with a new travel bubble system last week, Indonesian incoming players are losing faith in politics. Their source of woe is the Bubble Quarantine Policy’s continued quarantine requirement for arriving travellers. Indonesian incoming players […]

Easing of quarantine, Cov testing rules ...

KOLKATA: This is good news for international passengers arriving in Kolkata from this week as a number of restrictions in terms of RT-PCR testing and home quarantine have been lifted as the Omicron wave diminishes in the country. The travel and tourism industry suffered a sudden setback due to the third wave at the end […]

World famous traveler visits Oceania | ...

“A STRANGER is a friend you have never met before.” It’s the motto of avid traveler and Danish Red Cross Goodwill Ambassador Torbjørn “Thor” C. Pederson who took it upon himself to visit every country in the world without flying, to do what no one else never done before. His very first trip since the […]

The curious case of adventure tourism an...

We know how, during the 2010s, the Government of the Maldives actively implemented a brand new tourism mandate focused on growing and promoting local tourism. This was under the presidential administration of Mohamed Nasheed, when his government actively focused on expanding the country’s tourism industry outside of its conventional comfort zone. Traditionally, the Maldivian tourism […]

The India-Maldives travel bubble; what ...

Earlier in 2021, it was announced that the governments of India and the Maldives had entered into a bilateral agreement to establish an air transport bubble, which was the first such agreement in the South Asian region. Air bubbles or otherwise known as “transport bubbles” or “air travel arrangements” are temporary air arrangements between two […]

Who is Mark Feehily? Westlife’s partner

Let’s get to know Mark a little better! (Photo: ITV/REX) The Masked Singer UK 2022 finale saw Mark Feehily unmasked as Robobunny after a series of spellbinding performances. The Westlife icon, 41, finished in third place, followed by Mushroom as runners-up while Panda stole the Season 3 crown. He also dueted with original champion Nicola […]

Hoi An among the world’s most romantic d

A couple take a lantern boat ride in Hoi An. Photo by VnExpress/Le Bich UK-based Time Out has ranked Hoi An, the ancient city in central Vietnam, among the 21 most romantic places in the world to visit on Valentine’s Day. “Hoi An’s famous lantern-lined streets are an idyllic spot for twilight strolls and candid […]

Emirates looks to Maldivians to expand o...

On February 10, Dubai-based Emirates signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maldivian, the flag carrier of the Maldives. With the signing of this Memorandum of Understanding, the two airlines will agree to explore possible partnership options. Although these are preliminary or tentative news, they have the potential to open up opportunities for codeshare, interlining […]

Bulgarian GullivAir to launch Skopje ser...

Bulgarian carrier GullivAir has announced plans to launch flights between Sofia and Skopje after reaching an agreement with airport operator TAV Macedonia on reduced fares. Two weeks ago, the airline initially said it had no plans to introduce services to the Macedonian capital anytime soon. However, the road has received strong political support from both […]

SIA resumes recruitment of cabin crew af...

SINGAPORE — Flag carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) has resumed recruiting cabin crew, following a two-year hiring freeze caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. This is to meet emerging labor needs amid growing demand for international air travel as more Vaccinated Taxiways (VTLs) have been put in place, the SIA said Saturday, February 12. . The airline […]

Bangladeshi man bound for Maldives detai...

Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport officials said on Friday they arrested a man bound for the Maldives for allegedly carrying 1,791 smuggled Yaba tablets before he boarded his flight. Aviation security officials at the airport said the passenger, Al Amin, 42, from Chandpur, was carrying the tablets concealed in a mobile phone charger. Group Captain AHM […]

TTG – Features – The latest wedding and

As weddings and honeymoons in faraway destinations are back on the agenda, Madeleine Barber speaks to operators to find out what lovebirds are looking for in 2022 Madeleine Barbier Special Projects Editor Madeleine Barbier Special Projects Editor While the overseas wedding and honeymoon market has been hit hard during the pandemic, it’s safe to say […]

COVID checklist for traveling abroad

You will need to know the COVID travel rules before booking a vacation. Photo: Getty As travel continues to open up, it can be a minefield for passengers to follow COVID travel rules and entry requirements in different countries. Despite the easing of some restrictions in the UK and EU, two-thirds of travelers still worry […]

Phu Yen Hotel Wins Additional Award

Zannier Bai San Ho hotels in Phu Yen province. Photo courtesy of the hotel Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho, in the south-central province of Phu Yen, topped the “Best Beach Hotel” category in the 2022 Kiwi Collection Hotel Awards. The hotel was one of 12 winners on the global list based on voting by a […]

Press freedom declines rapidly over the ...

Media freedom has steadily declined in recent years, partly as a result of undemocratic and illiberal pressures and practices and the misuse of digital technologies to restrict media freedom, Media Freedom said on Thursday. Coalition, a group of media professionals. The global coalition also said challenges to media freedom include unduly restrictive laws, arbitrary and/or […]

UK airline bookings soar | Weekly TTR

SINGAPORE, February 11, 2022: Flight bookings to and from the UK have soared following recent announcements that relaxed rules on Covid-19 testing, according to new research from ForwardKeys. Since the relaxation of testing and self-isolation rules, combined inbound and outbound flight bookings have jumped to 84% of pre-pandemic (2019) levels, outbound at 106% and inbound […]

Can I travel this summer without a Covid...

Thousands of Irish holidaymakers will head to sunnier shores over the coming months as many countries reopen to tourists despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. With high vaccination rates across most of Europe and beyond, Irish passengers eligible for an EU Covid certificate will be exempt from additional measures such as testing and quarantine in EU […]

Sea, sun and solitude on the most luxuri...

According to CNN, UHNWIs around the world are showing increased interest in renting or buying private islands since the first lockdown. The ultimate once-in-a-lifetime trip to absolute seclusion and perfect peace, private island retreats and “bubble to bubble” vacations are higher than ever on the luxury consumer desirability scale, as they provide you with copious […]

News from the most luxurious private isl...

According to CNN, UHNWIs around the world are showing increased interest in renting or buying private islands since the first lockdown. The ultimate once-in-a-lifetime trip to absolute seclusion and perfect peace, private island retreats and “bubble to bubble” vacations are higher than ever on the luxury consumer desirability scale, as they offer you plentiful space, […]

The best hotels to renew your vows

The Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo coordinates underwater weddings and vow renewals off the coast of … [+] Monaco. Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo If you’re looking to rekindle the love and passion of your wedding day, perhaps decades later (or even refresh the magic of a Covid-era wedding), these hotels have innovative options ready to go. employment. As […]

Tourism expected to pick up as summer va...

Summer is fast approaching and that means the holidays are fast approaching. But with the pandemic playing the villain role during what is unquestionably the longest peak vacation period for Indians for two consecutive years, all hopes are pinned on 2022 for the return of the major summer holidays. Tour operators say the signs are […]

The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Rel

It’s been 10 years since people turned out in their millions to watch the Olympic flame being carried across the country en route to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Where crowded streets, a sea of ​​Union flags and children perched on the shoulders of adults greeted the relay team and their boisterous convoy as they […]

The best places to surf in Central Ameri...

Swell rolls in from the Pacific and Caribbean Seas throughout the region, offering everything from barrel rolls to beefy beach breaks every month of the year. Costa Rica is rightly known for its hedonistic surf towns lined with coconut-strewn sand, while Panama has archipelagos of tropical islands surrounded by reefs and tube waves that work […]

Abu Dhabi’s Royaljet will add more plane

The business jet sector was one of the first in the aviation industry to rebound as airline passenger services ground to a halt. Frequent business travelers also consider private jets a safer mode of transportation. Although demand this year has exceeded the highs seen in 2020 and 2021, Royaljet plans to add more aircraft as […]

UAE residents plan trips to UK again aft...

Dubai: The removal of all COVID-19 related restrictions from Friday 11 February appears to be just the boost needed in the UAE for UK travel demand, travel agencies and portals confirming an increase in reservation requests. From tomorrow, Britain will allow all fully vaccinated arrivals without testing or quarantine requirements. Arrivals at UK airports will […]

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Getty Images ‘Bling Empire’ stars Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee have been keeping a big secret! It turns out the couple have been married for months. They secretly married in September at the Chateau de Saran in Champagne, France. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they only had eight guests at their intimate wedding. Sweetie told […]

Romance gone awry over the holidays: Tim...

Secluded picnics on a sandbar in the Maldives, strolls along the Seine at sunset – trips offer plenty of opportunities for couples to compose romance. But what happens when Cupid’s arrow fails or something goes wrong? We asked travel time journalists to share the moments they prefer to forget. Main photo: Limassol Marina in Cyprus, […]

Fits Air: Sri Lanka’s largest private ai

Fits Air is expanding its aviation business and aims to improve its jet fleet network, says Ammar Kassim, director of FITS Aviation, a unit of Aberdeen Holdings, a Sri Lankan conglomerate with interests in commodities, energy, exports, healthcare, logistics, packaging, technology and more. In this interview, Ammar tells us how Fits Air became Sri Lanka’s […]

The regulation of bird imports gives the...

The attorney general’s office has claimed that the regulation of bird imports in the Maldives provides an opportunity to bring the birds back to the country of origin, instead of killing them. According to the AG Office, birds imported into the Maldives were not on the list of birds allowed to be imported into the […]

France eases rules for vaccinated travel...

France will ease its rules for vaccinated travelers amid a rush to book last-minute mid-term vacations. A French government minister has said he will remove the requirement for vaccinated travelers from outside the EU to have a negative Covid test before arrival. Clement Beaune, France’s Europe minister, suggested it would be confirmed this week in […]

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For some, the countdown has already begun. Why put Christmas aside, always with restrictions and fear for the Omicron variantthe holidays are already on the horizon Easter. And so the Italians begin to wonder if and how it will be possible to move for a few days of relaxation, in Italy or abroad. Especially since […]

Bucket List The journey is back

The Angkor region in Cambodia is full of famous and hidden temples. The 10th century Banteay Srei … [+] The Hindu temple is one of the latter, off the tourist radar. Getty “Wonders of the World” and “Bucket List” are terms that are often used in the travel industry, often inappropriately. But there’s no doubt […]

Keong Hong: Memorandum of Understanding ...

KEONG HONG HOLDINGS LIMITED Incorporated into the Republic of Singapore (Company registration number: 200807303W) CONCLUSION OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH CONTINENTAL HOPE SINGAPORE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PTE. LTD. FOR THE JOINT EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF HOTEL PROJECTS INTRODUCTIONThe Board of Directors of Keong Hong Holdings Limited (the […]

Reba Monica John and Joemon Joseph Enjoy...

Actress Reba Monica John married longtime boyfriend Joemon Joseph on January 9. And the couple are now in the Maldives for their honeymoon. Reba took to Instagram to share photos from her romantic Maldives getaway. Sharing the photos, Reba wrote, “This is it! It is paradise. Nothing, nothing compares to the serenity and breathtaking beauty […]

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Vacations or vacations aren’t just for couples, honeymooners, or large groups of friends traveling together for some excitement, it’s for anyone who can afford the time to do so. This is why many vacation groups are actually families traveling together to experience the outside world. Parents and their children often travel together to coveted and […]

Gordon Ramsay begs daughter Tilly to tea...

GORDON Ramsay has reacted to the snaps of his daughter Tilly from the Strictly tour. The TV chef was a proud father as he commented on his daughter’s Instagram post sharing photos from the tour as she stopped in Liverpool. 2 Chef Gordon was a proud father as he reacted to Tilly’s tour snapsCredit: Instagram […]

Do you need a visa to travel to Nepal?

With world-class hiking, mountain biking and rafting, historic towns and abundant wildlife, it’s easy to see why Nepal attracts so many travelers from around the world. Few countries in the world fit so many exciting landscapes – from the towering Himalayas to forested foothills and scorching lowlands – in such a small space. Deciding to […]

Liverpool newlyweds enjoy a magical wint...

A SMITTEN couple who first met in a Jiu Jitsu class got married in an intimate wedding in front of their loved ones. Sharon Lee, senior business analyst, and Christopher Daley, who works in recruitment, were married at the Abbey House Hotel and Gardens on January 2. The couple, who currently live in Liverpool, first […]

The most romantic hotel packages

The W Bogota offers many romantic packages for its guests, including its popular “night … [+] brunches.” W Bogotá Travelers looking for a romantic getaway have plenty of options for spending time with that special someone or giving the vacation as a gift. Hotels are doing all they can to put more heads in beds […]

The great summer getaway as Britons set ...

The great summer getaway as Britons set off on lavish trips to far-flung destinations as demand soars ‘beyond expectations’ Hays Travel said bookings in the last week of January had reached pre-pandemic levels Travel to Mexico, Dubai, America and the Maldives has exploded EasyJet said last weekend was the busiest so far this year as […]

Jamaica scores points in remote work ran...

Jamaica ranks in the top 10 regional remote work ranking published by Kayak. This equates to 9th place in the Americas and 56th in the world, according to the recently released study. It highlighted the island’s ability to contain the virus and that travelers get what they pay for when buying goods and services. The […]

5 countries that allow unvaccinated tour...

The emergence of the coronavirus pandemic has completely changed everyone’s travel habits. But, thanks to the recent downward trend in daily cases and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, traveling around the world is becoming easier, especially for those who are fully vaccinated with an approved vaccine. While many countries now only allow entry of vaccinated […]

More than 16% of station workers receive...

More station workers received booster doses against Covid-19. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, revealed that the percentage of resort workers who received their reminders had been pushed to 16.6% at the end of January. Statistics also showed that 98% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives tourism industry were fully […]

Six Nations has all the makings of a cha...

The omens announce a great Six Nations. Last year’s edition took place behind closed doors and the great northern hemisphere rugby juggernaut returns with renewed vitality and verve. Buoyed by increased ruck ball speed and a generation of offensive innovators, five viable contenders for this year’s crown each arrive with a mix of ambition and […]

Covid-19: Household limits to be removed...

Covid-19 measures are to be eased from Monday as the government pushes ahead with its exit plan to return the country to normality. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Chris Fearne has said the four-household limit imposed on indoor domestic activities will be scrapped altogether. Visiting hours at Mater Dei Hospital will be extended […]

Maldivian honeymoon essential – after Om

NNA | Update: 05 February 2022 12:57 STI New Delhi [India]February 4 (ANI/PNN): With the arrival of the omicron variant, the pandemic rollercoaster is on again, but now that the omicron has hit a new low, we can all breathe a sigh of relief.With this, tourism has also rebounded. Traveling to explore new destinations has […]

Essential Maldivian honeymoon – post-Omi

New Delhi [India]February 4 (ANI/PNN): With the arrival of the omicron variant, the pandemic rollercoaster is on again, but now that the omicron has hit a new low, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. With this, tourism has also rebounded. Traveling to explore new destinations has now begun with utmost care and caution. […]

Luxurious spas to book for Valentine’s D

If you both fancy a well-deserved break from the hustle and bustle culture, take a short drive outside of Mumbai to this wellness hub. Fusing South Asian techniques with contemporary ideas, this spa is surrounded by hilly landscapes and also offers acupressure, reiki, pranic healing and hydrotherapy. The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa, Gulmarg, Kashmir […]