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Man caught flying without shoes on stole...

A pilot who allegedly flew a civilian plane in Italy on Wednesday was wearing only socks when a French military plane forced him to land. The plane was disrupting air traffic over Nice, according to a Tweeter of the Air and Space Forces. This man had crossed several no-fly zones, including the airspace above the […]

Maldives trains travel agency specialist...

SINGAPORE, April 1, 2022: Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation, branded Visit Maldives, is partnering with Pacific World Travel to launch an e-learning program for travel agents in Southeast Asia. The program runs until March 28, 2023 and utilizes Pacific World Travel’s sales and marketing network throughout Southeast Asia. The joint e-learning program will promote […]

Where is Jennifer Robertson, the widow o...

In October 2018, Jennifer Robertson was living the life of her dreams. She had just married her best friend, Gerald “Gerry” Cotten, in a ceremony at a Scottish castle; she had recently started a property management business; and, using money from Cotten’s incredibly profitable Bitcoin exchange, she and Cotten had spent the past two years […]

Melanie Moore on cappuccino, carbs and t...

Melanie Moore in Paris. While actress and dancer Melanie Moore can’t get enough of Paris, she can’t wait to spend the next 16 months in the United States playing Scout in the nationwide tour of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” “I’m so excited to see parts of the country that I’ve never seen before,” Moore, 30, […]

UK moved to France’s green list for trav

The UK has been moved to France’s green list for travel, meaning travelers from the country are now subject to only minimal restrictions. Fully vaccinated travelers only need to present proof of vaccination to the tour operator, and no longer need to complete a sworn statement confirming they do not have symptoms of Covid. Persons […]

5 Tourist Destinations With Stunning Nat...

5 Tourist Destinations With Stunning Natural Wonders March 31, 2022, 2:34 p.m. 2 minute read The natural phenomena of these places will not fail to enchant you. (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Even though humans have explored many layers of the universe, there are still so many things beyond the mind. Several natural phenomena can be […]

Reopening of borders: hope and joy for M...

Over the past few days, I’ve met some of my peers in the travel industry, and I could see a hint of hope on their exhausted faces. They were beaming with joy, and rightly so, after going through crushing hardships over the past two years. Yes, we all know by now that this April Fool’s […]

Beginning of the 3-day tourism fair in t...

Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Md Mokammel Hossain along with tour operators, agents, stakeholders and guests inaugurate the “10th Mastercard Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2022” at Bangabandhu International on Wednesday Dhaka Convention Center. – Photo press release. An international tourism fair titled the 10th Mastercard Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2022 kicked […]

Webinar held to familiarize the Nordic l...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) hosted a webinar to familiarize the Nordic market with local tourism products and experiences. The webinar entitled “Maldives – Local Islands, Local Experiences” targeted the travel industry from Sweden, Denmark and Norway. It was held on March 29. MMPRC says the webinar was part of a series […]

Thomas Cook India expands presence in Pu...

Thomas Cook India has inaugurated a new Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlet in Ludhiana, Punjab. This expansion increases Thomas Cook India’s distribution and reach in Punjab to 11 Consumer Access Centers: 9 owned branches and 2 Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlets across Punjab and Chandigarh tri-city. This new outlet will serve the commercial capital and […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks, Chris Rock Co...

Arts and Entertainment Office Wed, Mar 30, 2022 12:50 PM Last updated on: Wed, Mar 30, 2022 1:00 PM Jada Pinkett Smith and Chris Rock. Photo: Collected “> Jada Pinkett Smith and Chris Rock. Photo: Collected Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock onstage at the 2022 Oscars. Since the controversial incident, Jada Pinkett Smith has […]

Catch the first rays | TTG Asia

The Maldives was one of the first destinations to reopen amid the pandemic, giving it a first-mover advantage. Feizal Samath uncovers how the island nation is nurturing travel dreams through targeted campaigns and marketing efforts over the past two years. HIMMAFUSHI / MALDIVES – MARCH 08, 2019: Long hair Caucasian surfer rides tropical ocean wave […]

Silversea Cruises launches new ship in G...

“It’s not really a place you can experience from a hotel,” says Jason Liberty, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean Group. We are in the Galapagos Islands, the highly protected volcanic archipelago some 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador where 26-year-old Charles Darwin found inspiration for his theories of evolution. And, instead of a […]

4 big trends in luxury travel

Travelers are looking for sustainable stays like The Ranch at Laguna Beach. Laguna Beach Ranch The pandemic has changed the way we travel, from COVID testing to mobile check-ins in hotels to using QR codes in restaurants. While some recent changes may prove temporary, others are part of longer-term trends, from purpose-built wellness sanctuaries to […]

Hotel Review: Cora Cora Maldives Resort

In a secluded stretch of ocean north of the equator, Cora Cora, or Raa Maamigili, is a small but bustling ecosystem of restaurants, greenery and local wildlife. The Cora Cora Maldives resort prides itself on offering just 100 rooms, a mix of iconic Maldivian overwater villas or airy beach properties nestled on the waterfront surrounded […]

MMPRC launches campaigns to market the M...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched campaigns to promote the Maldives in the Southeast Asian market. MMPRC, in collaboration with Pacific World Travel Agency (PWTA), has launched a year-long e-learning program targeting the Southeast Asian market. The program will run from March 28, 2022 to March 28, 2023. The MMPRC states […]

Kushinagar airport in UP welcomes first ...

On Sunday, Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh welcomed the first group of Buddhist travellers. A series of high-level Buddhist delegations arrived at the airport from Vietnam and Thailand. The delegation was led by Vice President and General Secretary of the Buddhist Sangha of Vietnam, Thich Duc Thien. Apparently, Thich Duc Thien studied Buddhism at […]

A ForwardKeys snapshot of India – Q2, 20

Before the presentation of ForwardKeys‘Insights Vice President, Olivier Ponti at ITB India, here is a summary of the main trends in air travel to and from India. India continues to have the largest share of inbound travelers in the APAC region, with 24.4% of total arrivals in the first quarter as […]

Couples Whose Honeymoon Gone Wrong Could...

Couples whose honeymoons didn’t go as planned could get the chance to do it all over again – but this time on a hassle-free Maldives vacation Lucky couple can stay at Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort Honeymoons are meant to be an exciting journey for newlyweds, whether you’re checking off a bucket list destination or exploring […]

Exploring Nepal on a budget

Nepal is one of the cheapest countries in Asia for travelers and it’s easy to explore this beautiful, culturally rich country on a budget. There are plenty of cheap places to stay and eat, public transport is very good value, entry fees for attractions are low by international standards and those mountain scenery amazing are […]

The first couple conclude a four-day tou...

The first couple have completed their tour of the southernmost towns of Addu and Fuvahmulah. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and First Lady Fazna Ahmed concluded their four-day visit to the southernmost towns on Monday. They led a delegation of Cabinet ministers and senior government officials on the trip, which was also joined by India’s External […]

Flight warning as British Airways releas...

BRITS traveling with British Airways are warned that they must always wear masks if traveling to 50 destinations. The airline announced it was scrapping its mandatory mask policy earlier this month if passengers were flying to a country where face masks are not mandatory. 2 British Airways passengers must wear masks if flying to any […]

Medical Tourism Begins for Treatment in ...

DUBAIWATER, March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The healthcare industry has experienced significant challenges as a result of the COVID pandemic. The virus hampered the treatment of patients who had to fly to India for better treatments and procedures. The situation is gradually starting to normalize and foreign travel restrictions have been eased in India. Previously, […]

IndiGo starts operations from Pantnagar ...

IndiGo has launched flights connecting Pantnagar in Uttarakhand with Delhi and Dehradun. Dehradun-Pantnagar and Delhi-Pantnagar flights will operate daily, the airline said in a statement. “Celebrating our inaugural flights to and from Pantnagar – our 72nd domestic destination. We are pleased to further increase connectivity by adding another station in the state of Uttarakhand,” according […]

After China, Russian Foreign Minister Se...

The dates of the Russian Foreign Minister’s visit to New Delhi will be announced as soon as EAM S Jaishankar returns from its tour of Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will soon visit New Delhi. (File photo: REUTERS) After China, the Russian Foreign Minister will soon stop in New Delhi. […]

Best travel destinations without Covid r...

As vaccination rates increase day by day and people around the world begin to accept that the Covid-19 virus may be part of their daily lives, more and more destinations are lifting entry requirements entirely. trip for travelers. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says Covid-19 has entered the endemic phase for many countries and […]

SME Notebooks: My design office speciali...

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which make up 99% of businesses in Singapore, have felt the impact of Covid-19 heavily. TODAY’s Voices section features testimonials from small business owners and managers about the highs and lows of running a business during the pandemic. In this episode, Mr. Gaurang Khemka, 48, recalls how his design firm’s […]

British Airways crew hit with luxury hot...

BRITISH Airways staff have been banned from all-inclusive hotel deals at a luxury resort after a drunk flight attendant passed out on a beach. Guests watched as the rookie collapsed in the Maldives during a layover between flights. 1 A British Airways stewardess appalled staff at the Holiday Inn Resort Kandooma in the MaldivesCredit: Alamy […]

3 MICHELIN STARS FOR ARNAUD DONCKELE AT ...

“I would like to warmly congratulate Arnaud Donckele who achieved the feat of winning these 3 stars during his first year of opening the Plénitude restaurant within Cheval Blanc Paris. Arnaud Donckele perfectly embodies the values ​​that make the success of our Group year after year: perpetual creative audacity and constant search for excellence. I […]

The Lankan crisis, a blessing in disguis...

Foreign tourists should look to Kerala for its scenic beaches and pretty coastlines Foreign tourists should look to Kerala for its scenic beaches and pretty coastlines Although the financial crisis in Sri Lanka is a matter of concern for India, with economic refugees seeking ways to reach India, especially Tamil Nadu, the crisis appears to […]

Jaishankar on tour to Maldives and Sri L...

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will first arrive in Male on March 26 for crucial talks, following India’s recent $2.4 billion aid package to Sri Lanka. External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will arrive in Male on March 26 for crucial talks, following India’s recent $2.4 billion aid to Sri Lanka External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar […]

Which Russian-linked superyachts have be...

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the international community has issued sanctions and taken other punitive measures against Russian officials and oligarchs. As a result, superyachts and other assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to some of Russia’s wealthiest people have been seized or detained. While the […]

Summer Travel Inquiries Surge 100%, Reac...

PUNE: For the first time since March 2020, summer travel inquiries jumped 100% – reaching 2019 or pre-pandemic levels, tour operators told TOI. Nikhil Thakurdas, CEO of Odyssey Tours and Travels, said: “After two consecutive summers in lockdown, 2022 will be the first summer in three years where people can travel without worrying about a […]

Global surfboard markets, 2020-2021 and ...

DUBLIN, March 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Surfboards – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo Global surfboard market to reach $3.1 billion by 2026 Amid COVID-19 crisis, Global Surfboards Market Estimated at US$2.2 billion in 2020, is expected to reach a size of US$3.1 […]

Ex-footballer-turned-lawyer from Northam...

A Northamptonshire solicitor has won a landmark football case has won a landmark football case involving force majeure and Covid-19. Blaser Mills Law sports manager and former professional football player David Winnie has won his complaint to the FIFA Football Tribunal on behalf of Dutch football manager René Hiddink against his former employer, the Football […]

AirAsia boosts domestic and internationa...

SEPANG, Malaysia, March 25, 2022: AirAsia is preparing for the country’s reopening by adding more international routes to meet significant pent-up demand ahead of Malaysia’s borders reopening to international travel on April 1. With the continued easing of travel restrictions, the airline group has increased domestic flight capacity in Malaysia by 156% since October 2021, […]

Explained: Why Nepal chose to go against...

While South Asian countries such as Bangladesh, India and Pakistan abstained in a UN vote condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Nepal surprisingly backed the resolution to demand that Moscow withdraw its troops. It was a rare move for Nepal, which normally maintains a “neutral” stance on global conflicts. The tiny Himalayan nation also enjoys […]

Many small efforts at Constance Halaveli...

Constance Halaveli Maldives Constance Halaveli Maldives is committed to achieving her sustainable development goals and has successfully implemented many green initiatives over the years. As ‘real people’, we take care of our customers by providing ‘real service and a real experience’. And as ‘True People’, we take care of the Indian Ocean island, the ‘True […]

Visit Maldives Authorized as Destination...

The Maldives Virtual Tour Expo, which will run from July 1 to July 31, 2022, has chosen Visit Maldives as its destination partner. Maldives Virtual Tour Expo (MVT Expo) is a month-long virtual consumer travel expo hosted on maldivesvirtualtour.com that features great vacation deals in the Maldives. MVT Expo will be the largest virtual consumer […]

The All-Right Guide to Working Remotely ...

Working this way is appealing to people who want to catch up on family visits they missed during the pandemic. But they can also be emotionally charged, logistically complicated, and downright exhausting. To guide you on your next trip home, here are tips for successfully working from your family home. Set expectations for your availability […]

Aeroflot expresses interest in restartin...

Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot has reportedly expressed interest in restarting flight operations to the Maldives. Earlier, Aeroflot halted international flight operations, except for Belarus, after Russia’s civil aviation authority strongly urged the airline to do so. The authority was concerned about the possibility of foreign-leased aircraft used by Aeroflot being seized at allied destinations in […]

He’s got a game on his hands’ – Bland ah

Monthly Golf Newsletter Expert golf tips and instruction, golf club reviews and the latest golf equipment. Thank you for subscribing to Golf Monthly. You will receive a verification email shortly. There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again. By submitting your information, you agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy […]

From the Maldives to Hawaii: Here are th...

If you want to live more sustainably in 2022, but also like to travel, then booking yourself into an eco-hotel is a step in the right direction. Plus, with dream destinations like the Maldives easing their travel restrictions, now is a great time to go. The number of hotels and resorts describing themselves as green […]

From crisis to inclusive economic growth...

* From crisis to inclusive economic growth in Sri Lanka Wed, 23 March 2022, 09:13 a.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. World Bank Blog by Faris Hadad-Zervos, World Bank Country Director for the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka and Hans Timmer Chief Economist, South Asia, World Bank March 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka has […]

Take a virtual tour of travel photos of ...

Take a look at the stunning holiday photos of Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree Verma ” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/take-a-virtual-tour-to-indian-cricketer-yuzvendra- chahal-and-dhanashree-vermas-travel-pictures-920×518.jpg” width=”920″ height=”518″ alt=”Take a virtual tour of travel photos of Indian cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal and Dhanashree Verma” /> The couple tied the knot on December 22 and captured fans’ attention with their lovely romantic messages. Images […]

EasyJet is making a radical change to UK...

easyJet has announced that it will be making a new change for passengers in the UK on Sunday which will affect all passengers. The airline said it would drop its mandatory mask-wearing policy from Sunday March 27 on flights where it is not a legal requirement at either end of the route. This means that […]

Baahubali Star Tamannaah is vacationing ...

Tamannaah shared this image. (courtesy: tamannaahspeaks) Strong points Tamannaah shared photos from the Maldives “We could get used to lunchtime looking like this,” she wrote. She added the hashtag #wemakemoments New Delhi: Tamannaah Bhatia’s Maldives tour may be over. But, she gave us enough glimpses of her time there to drive us crazy. And, we […]

AirAsia Malaysia offers promotions on RM...

Justin Ng Director of Digital Content, Kuala Lumpur AirAsia flight promotions are back. On April 1, Malaysians and foreign travelers will once again be able to enter and exit the country freely, as Malaysia will finally reopen its international borders after two years of varying degrees of lockdown. With mandatory quarantine both an obstacle and […]

Cleartrip seeks to create FOMO among tra...

Ravi Shashtri, Mithila Palkar, Dhruv Sehgal and Shruti Haasan lament losing OTA travel sale. Cleartrip, an online travel aggregator (OTA), wants to remind us that the best things in life don’t happen every day. In this case, it’s his “big travel sale.” The sale runs from March 22-31, and travelers can take advantage of up […]

Canada travel rules: pre-departure testi...

The Canadian government has announced that it will relax its entry restrictions. It is hoped the move will boost the country’s tourism industry as the Easter travel season is set to begin. From next month, fully vaccinated travelers will no longer have to be tested for coronavirus before departure. Air Canada welcomed the announcement, calling […]

New StrategyR Study Highlights $3.3 Bill...

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New market research published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA), the leading market research firm, today released its report titled “Surfboards – Global Market Trajectory and Analysis”. The report presents new insights into the opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 market. FACTS AT A GLANCEWhat’s […]

An all-inclusive stay at this dream reso...

It will cost $2,889 for two people for five nights. And it’s fully refundable. All over the world, white sand beaches and barefoot luxury resorts are redefining vacations for vacationers. It’s hard to resist the lure of fluffy clouds against clear skies, colorful corals in crystal clear water and favorable weather. But the Maldives has […]

Defense attachés visit the international

Defense Attachés (DAs) representing several countries recently visited the port to familiarize themselves with port activities. Some of them have shown interest in directing their country’s navy vessels to Hambantota International Port (HIP) for resupply and husbandry services while operating in the region. The group of visitors represented the United States, the Maldives, France, Germany, […]

Singaporeans crave spring travel

SINGAPORE, March 21, 2022: After nearly two years of lockdowns and restrictions, Singaporeans are once again heading overseas to enjoy the spring break, according to the Tripadvisor survey. The latest Spring Travel Seasonal Index identifies the top 10 destinations likely to attract Singaporeans based on search and sentiment data. Top 10 most popular destinations for […]

More visitors since VTL started, but lei...

SINGAPORE – Although Vaccinated Traffic Corridors (VTLs) have largely benefited the tourism scene here, their ripple effects are not yet evenly distributed. Some tourism players are seeing a stronger rebound in business travel here, while leisure travel is still slow to return. Singapore Hotel Association chairman Kwee Wei-Lin said hotels here have seen healthy arrivals […]

Yameen: CDM is most autocratic, interfer...

Opposition leader former President Abdulla Yameen said the MDP is the most autocratic party in the Maldives to have ruled the country twice. Yameen arrived at Lhaviyani Atoll Kurendhoo yesterday afternoon for the ‘India Out’ campaign led by the PPM-PNC coalition. He said that the first CDM regime also interfered with the judiciary and the […]

Italy offers best value for spring sunsh...

A tour operator has analyzed some of the most popular destinations for UK holidaymakers to find out which spot offers the most sunshine for the cost of a flight. And the survey found that resorts closer to home offered the best value for hours of sunshine ahead of more exotic locations. Research of Destination2 watched […]

Surajkund Crafts Mela starts after 2 yea...

After a two-year hiatus, Haryana’s unique Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair), showcasing India’s rich and diverse handicrafts, looms and cultural heritage since 1987, has started Saturday. An official spokesperson said that visitors can book Mela entrance and parking tickets through Paytm Insider and Haryana Tourism website, to help visitors easily enter Mela premises without the hassle […]

It becomes much easier to travel around ...

Last Sunday, the powers that be swung into action and gave us an extra hour of daylight to enjoy, and today I wanted to ‘bring to you’ some more good news: the restrictions on entering the whole world softens. Chances are, wherever you dream of going this year, you can do it now or very […]

The most memorable moments of Suffolk’s

Published: 8:00 a.m. March 19, 2022 Many people in Suffolk have tested their skills and luck on television competition shows over the years. County contestants have appeared on everything from quiz shows to talent contests. Here are five of the most memorable moments from the Suffolk contestants’ competition on the small screen. 1. Alex Wilson […]

Maintaining the number of Ukrainian and ...

Statistics have shown that the number of Russian and Ukrainian tourists visiting the Maldives has not changed much. According to the Ministry of Tourism, 7,000 tourists visited the Maldives from Ukraine before Russia declared war on the country, and the country was among the top eight source markets for the Maldives. The most recent statistics […]

Five Questions for WPLN Morning Editor L...

As WPLN’s morning news editor, LaTonya Turner (she) is actively involved in editorial decisions in the newsroom and manages a group of on-air hosts and reporters. Get to know her. 1. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A dancer ⁠— from kindergarten. I like most styles […]

Countries to visit without Covid-19 test...

International travel is gradually returning to pre-pandemic levels. However, many aspiring travelers are hesitant to book a flight to countries that require a pre-arrival test. Perhaps, to the surprise of many, there are several countries with no Covid-19 testing requirements for tourists. People walk past flowering trees in Battersea Park in London. Picture date: Thursday […]

Rebecca Lim: Fiancee Handles Sudden Lime...

Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Rebecca Lim has been nominated for her tenth Top 10 Most Popular Female Artist award at the upcoming Star Awards 2022 on April 24. It’s a slew of good news for the 35-year-old actress, who also announced her engagement to Matthew Webster, 35, last November. Propelled […]

All remaining Covid travel measures will...

Tourism businesses have hailed the ‘final game changer’ as all remaining Covid travel measures are removed even as cases continue to rise in the UK. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said lifting the requirements, which include pre-travel testing for those who have not been vaccinated, would allow “greater freedom in time for Easter” to go abroad. […]

Cyprus, Turkey and Thailand: The best va...

Russians aren’t the greatest vacation planners, says Mikhail Ilyin, a priest and tour operator in Pattaya, Thailand. While most Europeans book their holidays a year or two in advance, Russian tourists tend to be more spontaneous. This is of course a generalization, but trends like these fuel domestic and international travel forecasts. The Russian Federation […]

Changes to GMA Sample Collection Center ...

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced changes to the opening hours of specimen collection centers in the Greater Male region. HPA said that starting Thursday, sample collection would be between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Thursday. Collection centers will be closed on Fridays. There are a total of sample collection centers operating […]

Israel targets 100,000 visitors from UAE...

Israel has announced that all passengers from the United Arab Emirates can now travel to the country, with vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists of all ages able to enter upon presentation of a negative PCR test before departure and after arrival. This follows an agreement between the UAE and Israel extending visa-free entry to all UAE […]

MMPRC exhibits Maldives as partner count...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has started exhibiting the Maldives at India’s largest organized travel trade event. The Maldives were exposed to OTM Mumbai, as a partner country. MMPRC says it was to further boost the visibility of the Maldives brand in the Indian market. The fair was held in Mumbai from […]

Emirates sets date for Tel Aviv launch

SINGAPORE, March 17, 2022: Emirates has confirmed that it will launch daily flights to Tel Aviv on June 23, 2022. The airline will serve the Dubai-Tel Aviv route with a three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, comprising eight private suites in first class, 42 sleeper seats in business class and 304 seats in economy class. […]

Goans head north to relax

March 17, 2022 | 04:41 IST Goans head north to relax With COVID restrictions finally being eased gradually in many countries and international flights also set to resume in the country after two years from March 27, Herald finds that Goans are happy to travel within the country and are heading to the North. Ray […]

Emirates tries again with Tel Aviv

It seems the Golden Boy of Aviation – Emirates – will finally try to launch his Tel Aviv service. Aircraft Art – Emirates Boeing 777-300ER at Oslo Gardermoen Airport – Image, Economy Class and Beyond The route will start on June 23, 2022. The expected operation is as follows: EK931 DEPART DXB 15:50 ARRIVE TLV […]

Russians are allowed to travel to popula...

In light of the Ukrainian-Russian crisis, the United States and the European Union were quick to impose sanctions that would make it difficult for Russian oligarchs to travel to their respective countries. Consequently, many countries have seen a sharp drop in the number of Russian visitors. But not all countries, in fact. In fact, according […]

Why Honeymoon Destinations Like The Mald...

Who said paradise was only for lovers? Vegas? Miami? The Maldives? The world’s leading honeymoon destination is certainly not a favorite place for a platonic friendship retreat, but the Maldives was exactly what the doctor ordered for my friend Layla and me at the end of the year last. After being quarantined on opposite sides […]

UAE-Manila flights back at full frequenc...

“This itinerary is in high demand as people have postponed their trips due to travel restrictions,” said a Dubai-based booking agent. “Fares are always higher – a one-way ticket currently costs about the same as a return ticket in the pre-Covid era.” All Filipinos have already started flying to the UAE in search of better […]

Deepika, the only champion retained for ...

Rex Clementine in Bangalore Delhi is not the favorite city of many tourists. There is polluted air and the “underbelly of Delhi” if you are Australian or English and a cricket ground in Feroz Shah Kotla where the local team dominates. India have been so dominant in the capital that in 30 years they have […]

Federal government says unvaccinated Can...

Unvaccinated Canadians should avoid traveling abroad for non-essential purposes, the federal government has warned. As part of the government’s Level 2 international travel advisorythose who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are asked to “continue to avoid non-essential travel to all destinations”. This includes those who have not received any doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as […]

At OTM-Mumbai, JK Tourism Deptt receives...

J&K’s Tourism Department’s participation in OTM Mumbai was warmly welcomed as the J&K booth was packed with large numbers of visitors. During a B2B session, the Tourism Department delegation comprising of Kashmir Director of Tourism, Dr. GN Itoo, SKICC Director, Bakshi Javed Hymaun and JTGC Secretary, Manav Gupta briefed the delegates on the initiatives taken […]

Have you always dreamed of the Maldives ...

With miles of sparkling white sand beaches, fragrant groves of lush palm trees and the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean, this stunning archipelago is a paradise on Earth. Each secluded island in the Maldives offers a luxury shipwreck experience with spectacular coral reefs, cyan blue lagoons and incredible marine life. It may be known […]

Emirates to launch Tel Aviv – Dubai flig

Emirates Airline has announced that it will launch daily services between Dubai and Tel Aviv from June 23, 2022. After repeated delays, Emirates was due to launch the route in December but it was postponed at the last minute due to the spread of the Omicron variant. The Emirati low-cost unit flyDubai has been […]

Indian tour operators launch roadshows

MUMBAI, 15 March 2022: To capitalize on pent-up travel demand after the third pandemic wave in India, Thomas Cook (India) and its group company, SOTC Travel, have organized India’s first physical consumer roadshows – in 30 Indian cities. The holiday rounds were run during weekends in viable catchment areas of Indian metros, mini metros like […]

Regular international flights will start...

PUNE: No new international flights are said to be operating from the city’s airport at the moment despite regular international flights which are expected to depart from India after two years from March 28 as per the summer schedule. Authorities, however, expect new overseas connections from the facility within months. An Indian import authority (AAI), […]

Ahead of UN conference on women, WRC cal...

New York, NY – Starting today and running through March 25, 2022, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will hold its 66th session at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. The CSW is an intergovernmental body of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations responsible for the promotion of […]

10 ways to visit Bali on a budget (with ...

In the middle of Indonesia lies one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Bali, also known as the “Island of the Gods”. Surrounded by turquoise waters and lined with golden beaches, the island is definitely a surfer’s paradise. When you’re looking for a beach vacation, there’s no better place to go than […]

Maldives relaxes Covid-19 measures and d...

The face mask mandate that came into force in the Maldives in February 2021 has been dissolved. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) revealed this at a press conference on Sunday evening, where Director General of Public Health Maimoona Aboobakuru and HPA Communicable Diseases Division Chief Dr Fathmath Nazla Rafeeq have announced a number of relaxations […]

Centara outlines regional expansion stra...

BANGKOK, March 14, 2022: Centara Hotels and ResortsThailand’s leading hotel operator, unveiled its recent business performance, expansion plans and strategic direction for the future, including several new hotels, new destinations and new brand concepts. This exciting era of growth will help the group achieve its long-term goal of becoming one of the world’s top 100 […]

Meet Roman Abramovich’s glamorous daught

Abramovich, the name instantly conjures up the image of a 55-year-old Russian oligarch and one of the richest men in the world. Roman Abramovich has endless wealth with his net worth of $7.9 billion. However, some treasures in his life are unrelated to his wealth, even though they use a lot of it. Sofia Abramovich […]

War in Ukraine risks delaying recovery o...

DENPASAR (BALI) – War. Spiral air fares. Canceled flights. So far, the recovery that Southeast Asia’s tourism industry was hoping for in 2022 is looking anything but. For two years, hotels and resorts here bided their time, hoping vacationers from Asia, Europe and Australia would return to soak up the sun, rent a villa and […]

Tripadvisor Reveals the Best Internation...

Tripadvisor revealed its most popular international destinations for spring. More than a third of Britons (38%) are planning a trip abroad according to the travel guidance site and many say they are looking for “rest and relaxation” from their next holiday. What you plan to see the sights of a European city or you want […]

5 Maldives travel tips you need to know ...

The Maldives are the perfect getaway from your busy lives. A trip to the Maldives will help you relax and rejuvenate while lost in this beautiful blue paradise. With its splendid overwater resorts, crystal clear waters and rich coral reefs, the Maldives is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. […]

No armed foreign forces in the Maldives,...

The Ministry of Defense said no armed foreign servicemen were stationed in the Maldives. In a press release on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense said no armed foreign servicemen were in the Maldives and no foreign parties would be active at Uthuru Thilafalhu Base where the wharf and shipyard of Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) […]

Champion surfer Joel Parkinson’s ‘bust u

“Our first and last and greatest shaping guru.” Yesterday, news from Princeville, Kauai, that Dick Brewer, the eighty-five-year-old designer and crafter of the “incredible North Shore guns” was facing his last days on earth. Before he climbed the golden staircase, opened the golden door and hugged God in his loving arms, I figured it was […]

Italy slowly relaxes long-running Covid ...

Italy is open to visitors again with relaxed Covid entry rules, but some restrictions remain for visitors. Tourists must produce either proof of full vaccination; a negative PCR or rapid lateral flow test or a Covid-19 recovery certificate. To enter bars, restaurants and other venues, travelers will need to present the “Green Pass” which is […]

Travel news this week: Shipwrecks and a ...

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Vietnamese travel agencies see strong re...

Representatives of several tour operators said the number of Vietnamese tourists booking trips to Asia, the Middle East and Europe in March increased two to three times from last month. Leading tour operator Vietravel said the company will take four tour groups to Dubai, three to Thailand, one to the Maldives and another to Singapore […]

Surprising Things About Booking Travel f...

Insider spoke with travel industry experts who book vacations for celebrities and the ultra-rich. Five luxury travel planners shared the most surprising parts of their jobs. Demands range from closing the Taj Mahal to the public to ensuring sunlight in hotel rooms. Loading Something is loading. For the ultra-rich, travel is different from that for […]

Interactive epicurean adventures are on ...

Globe-trotting foodies looking to improve their culinary credentials are looking for unique and interactive experiences where they can roll up their sleeves and work towards their meal. A growing number of luxury resorts, award-winning restaurants and innovative tour operators allow enthusiasts to try their hand at activities such as white-knuckle sport fishing, traditional truffle hunting […]

Thailand will start ferrying tourists to...

BANGKOK, March 11 (dpa): Seaplanes are quite exotic in Thailand. Post-pandemic, however, the kingdom wants to focus more on quality tourism and new attractions. Landing at sea right in front of a hotel is one of them. Part of Thailand’s appeal as a vacation destination is its hundreds of beautiful islands. But the smaller ones […]

Mandarin Oriental Unveils Exclusive Coll...

Looking to take your family or group vacation to the next level this summer? Through a new partnership just announced, Mandarin Oriental has introduced an exclusive portfolio of private villas, mansions and homes that will make your getaways even more escape-worthy. Work with Stay One, a company which, according to its website, lists the “best […]

Manchester named UK’s trendiest urban de

According to votes from TripAdvisor users, Manchester has been named one of the 10 fastest growing domestic destinations in the UK. With daffodils now appearing all over the shop and clocks set to move forward in a few weeks, the long-awaited arrival of spring is upon us, and many people are *still* gagged for the […]

China’s tough line on COVID deals $380 b

While there are signs Beijing is at least considering its COVID Zero exit strategy, curbs and other restrictions are unlikely to be significantly eased before 2023, given the need for stability in a politically important year. for President Xi Jinping. McKinsey said in a report in August that outbound travel from China could remain quiet […]

Centara Reveals Strong Business Performa...

Bangkok, Thailand– Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, unveiled its recent business performance, expansion plans and strategic direction for the future, including several new hotels, new destinations and new brand concepts. This exciting era of growth will help the group achieve its long-term goal of becoming one of the world’s top 100 hotel […]

Will the Maldives develop the offshore I...

The archipelago is seeking to become an Islamic finance hub for South Asia, but needs more legislation and the country’s half-million Muslims to embrace Islamic banking. The Maldives archipelago in the Indian Ocean is developing an Islamic finance sector, although it may need to strengthen legislation and local turnover to attract enough international players to […]

Mena Hotels to outpace last year’s growt

The outlook for hotels in the Middle East and North Africa is “positive” in 2022, with most markets in the region expected to improve on last year’s performance as Covid-related security measures -19 are helping to cushion the long-term impact of the pandemic on the recovery, according to Colliers. Dubai hotels are expected to be […]

Maldives confirms 329 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives confirmed 329 new cases of Covid-19 and 436 more recoveries from the infection as of sunset on Wednesday. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 1,743 samples were tested for the virus between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Of these, 350 were collected in the country’s […]

Visit Maldives launches ambitious market...

Visit Maldives is launching an ambitious marketing campaign with the famous ID Travel Group from the United States. The campaign will run from February 2022 to April 2022. ID Travel Group is a world renowned luxury sales and marketing organization with over 37 years of experience and sells exclusively to travel advisors. The group is […]

The best new holiday destinations in the...

If you’re looking for travel inspiration, look no further, as the best new holiday destinations in the UK and abroad have been named. Whether you’re in the mood for a vacation or want to fly abroad, TripAdvisor has named the 20 promising destinations in the UK and abroad. 5 TripAdvisor named the 20 promising destinations […]

TTG – Dossiers – Cultural experiences in

It may be famous for its beaches, but the Indian Ocean also offers guests the chance to connect with the culture of their destination, explains Debbie Ward Debbie Ward freelance journalist/editor Debbie Ward freelance journalist/editor The Indian Ocean has long been considered an idyllic and relaxing beach destination, but with guests becoming more culturally aware, […]

International tourism key to recovery, e...

VIETNAM, March 9 – Foreign tourists visit the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City on February 25. — VNS Photo Thu Hằng Thu Hằng HCM CITY — A sense of caution dampens excitement as stakeholders prepare for the full resumption of international tourism on March 15. Will Việt Nam’s quarantine rules be […]

Not Greece or Japan, but India is the 2n...

According to the latest research, India ranks second among the most popular countries in the world that people want to visit, ahead of popular destinations such as Greece and Japan. Check out the full list below! A new study, conducted by the agency Bounce, reveals that the most popular destination among tourists is the island […]

3 outrageous places travelers ‘can’t bel

Travel blogger Hayley Andersen has taken to social media to share three places she doesn’t believe exist in Australia. The three locations are Gibson Steps (Victoria), Wilsons’s Prom (Victoria) and Jervis Bay (NSW). It comes from the back of a series of videos in which the TikTok creator, who has 227.4 thousand subscribers, shares other […]

SA’s “holiday crook”? Customers lose th

More than 2,000 people have accused travel agency Hello Darlings of defrauding them of thousands of rands after booking their dream holiday. The group is on a mission to do whatever it takes to get their hard-earned money back. The Hello Darlings CEO has since deactivated all of her social media accounts and is believed […]

Do I need a visa to go to Oman?

Home to superb diving sites, intriguing archaeological ruins, historic forts and souks (markets) and some of the best hiking trails in the region, Oman promises an unforgettable travel experience. Visas to visit this complex and history-rich land are easy to obtain, but there are red tape to navigate compared to its Gulf neighbors. Many people […]

Latest changes to travel rules for UK vi...

Covid travel rules continue to change, with many destinations further easing restrictions for UK visitors. Although the last major UK travel restriction was dropped more than two weeks ago – Day 2 testing for vaccinated travelers ended on February 11 – other countries still have entry rules strict in place. The latest study by travel […]

How virtual reality is changing the way ...

In The Independent’s new travel trends column, Trendwatch, we explore types of travel, modes of transport and the top buzzwords to watch. How much research do you do around your destination and hotel before booking a trip? Coming to a recent holiday in Mauritius, I’m afraid I’ve stumbled into stalker territory – searching the internet […]

Police warn to take action against taxis...

The Maldives Police Service (MPS) on Monday warned of soaring taxi prices, saying it violates Ministry of Transport regulations. The authority’s warning comes a day after news of taxi ranks operating in the Greater Male region agreed to a price hike on fares. Earlier, reports confirmed that a total of 14 taxi centers operating in […]

Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas celebr...

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61% of station workers administered remi...

As of Wednesday, 61.8% of station workers had received their Covid-19 reminders. The Ministry of Tourism, through its latest weekly figures, shows that 97.6% of people employed at resorts in the Maldives’ tourism industry were fully vaccinated against coronavirus as of Wednesday. Additionally, 99.8% of station workers have received the first doses of the Covid-19 […]

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Hasina leaves for the United Arab Emirat...

Hasina and her entourage left Shahjalal International Airport on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines VVIP flight at 4:15 p.m. Monday. It is his first trip abroad since visiting the Maldives last December amid the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum invited Hasina to attend […]