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Qatar Airways takes flight with the GKA ...

In its aim to bring communities together through sport, Qatar Airways is expanding its sports sponsorship portfolio to become the Title Partner and Official Airline of the GKA Kite World Tour for three years. The partnership combines sky and sea to celebrate one of the most dynamic and exhilarating new sports, notes a press release. […]

Travis Head and Jessica Davies are expec...

Head will play Sri Lanka for Australia’s next assignment. Travis Head and Jessica Davies. (Image source: Instagram/Travis Head) Travis head and his fiancée, Jessica Davies are expecting a baby girl in the coming days. The Australian rapper took to his official Instagram account to share the good news with his fans. Earlier this year, Head […]

MMPRC gets romantic with South Korean tr...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has partnered with South Korean travel agencies – Palm Tour and Honeymoon Resort – for a joint campaign titled, Visit the Maldives… the romantic side of life. The three-month campaign aims to promote the Maldives as one of the safest and most alluring honeymoon and romantic destinations. […]

Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh’s holiday

Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in the world to score a double century in the limited series twice. He lives a perfect life with his wife, Ritika Sajdeh and their daughter, Samaira Sharma. Rohit is very active on social media and enjoys sharing glimpses of his personal life with his huge fan […]

A drug to cure bald hair has arrived, sc...

LS desk Sun, May 29, 2022 2:21 PM Last updated on: Sun, May 29, 2022 4:13 PM Concert Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company based in the United States, has announced the discovery of a miracle drug that can cure baldness or alopecia. Photo: Collected “> Concert Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company based in the United States, has […]

Maldives reports 91 new Covid-19 cases, ...

The Maldives has confirmed 91 new cases of Covid-19 along with one additional death. This was revealed by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) in its latest figures released on Monday. As such, statistics revealed that between May 22 and May 28, a total of 91 new Covid-19 infections were confirmed, including 40 in the congested […]

These unique Indian Ocean nations are a ...

The Indian Ocean nations are a favorite vacation spot for many reasons. The ocean includes over 1,000 small islands – each with its own unique culture and natural beauty. The islands have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and diverse wildlife. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities, including diving, snorkeling, […]

What was the fight on Biman’s Sylhet-Lon

Star digital report Sun, May 29, 2022 10:31 PM Last updated on: Sun, May 29, 2022 11:26 PM Photo: Screenshot from the viral video “> Photo: Screenshot from the viral video The fight – seen in a now viral video – involving passengers on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight to London unfolded over one passenger’s […]

Close. intent to address budgetary cons...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih pledged on Sunday to increase the budgetary allocation to the Women’s Development Committee (WDC) and provide additional support to stimulate a greater role of WDC in the development of society. The President made the statement during his address at the final session of the “Viavathi Raajje” conference. President Solih acknowledged the […]

Emirates celebrates 35 years of flights ...

May 27, 2022 – Velana International Airport honors 35 years of Emirates Airline flying to the Maldives, the sunny side of life. A special water salute was performed to celebrate this event. Emirates is a major airline that has made a substantial contribution to the tourism and trade industries of the Maldives. On May 27, […]

Air transport, tourism and hospitality s...

Dhaka Travel Mart will start on June 2 Star digital report Sat, May 28, 2022 8:35 PM Last updated on: Sat, May 28, 2022 8:48 PM Illustration: freepik “> Illustration: freepik The air transport, tourism and hospitality sectors are expected to recover this year after immense losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic over the past […]

Gokulam Kerala FC – A Club of Many First

Glory Days: Gokulam Kerala wins back-to-back I-League titles. Just days after his record I-League victory thanks to a grueling schedule, Gokulam Kerala kicked off his maiden AFC Cup campaign. “When we enter a tournament, we want to win it. And the AFC Cup is not an opportunity that comes every year. We want to go […]

A man navigates life’s choppy waters to

CHICAGO — Memorial Day weekend is coming and with it warmer weather and the desire to get outside and, for many, to get out and go fishing. Here in the Chicago area, a charter boat captain is considered above the rest. His name is Dan Keating. Captain Keating is considered the best salmon and trout […]

Vir Sanghvi’s Rude Food: Every Festival

Let’s hear it for festival tourism. Yes, I know what you’re thinking. And you are wrong. When I say “festival tourism”, I don’t mean going for Holi, Diwali or Christmas. It has always been fun. But these days, when people say festive holidays, they mean something completely different. As I write, the madness has begun […]

Romantic honeymoon destinations for 2022...

Published: 8:00 PM May 27, 2022 Celebrity Cruises The Celebrity Apex cruise ship – Credit: Assessed Start your married life in style aboard a five-star luxury cruise ship, where the journeys are as memorable as the destinations. With a cruise, the options are simply endless. From the classic choice of Caribbean honeymooners with its sunny […]

Is the tourism recovery sustainable?

David JessopThe view of Europe After two lean years, Caribbean tourism is recovering. As travel restrictions are removed, there is widespread optimism about the summer and winter season ahead. Industry reports suggest that 2022 has started well. The World Travel and Tourism Council, a body backed by major international travel agencies, says the region’s recovery […]

The enthusiasm of Spanish travelers indi...

According to a specialist in travel data analysis ForwardKeyspartner of the CEAV, several international destinations recorded a higher number of bookings than in 2019. The Spanish outbound market for the summer is only 25% below 2019 levels, but some destinations, such as Egypt, are seeing significantly higher booking volumes than before […]

Marriott Survey Reveals the Importance o...

A new Asia-Pacific survey by Marriott International found that more than 81% of respondents believe that in-person customer conversations are critical to resuming business. Launched earlier this year, the survey, which reached more than 300 business travelers and MICE professionals, is part of Marriott International’s ongoing efforts to better understand local market needs and demand. […]

Dubai-based Damac Properties enters US r...

Dubai-based property developer Damac Properties has won a $120 million bid to acquire land in Miami’s upscale Surfside neighborhood where it plans to build a Cavalli-branded luxury condominium project. The property, situated on 1.8 acres of land, will provide residents with 61 meters of beachfront and access to South Beach and Bal Harbour. This will […]

Cruise in stealth mode! Russian Yacht W...

The superyachts of the Russian billionaire oligarchs still frantically search the world’s waterways for safe havens, with some vessels employing desperate measures to evade detection and seizure by Western countries. A $150million superyacht owned by Russia’s second-richest person, Leonid Mikhelson, who is facing sanctions, unexpectedly disappeared from radar for more than two weeks before reappearing […]

The Quad looks west towards the Indian O...

welcome to Foreign Police‘s South Asia Brief. This week’s highlights: A Quadrilateral Security Dialogue initiative expands its scope to the Indian Ocean region, former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan marches on Islamabad, and Prime Minister of Sri Lanka promises austerity. If you would like to receive South Asia Brief in your inbox every Thursday, please […]

Savor the sweet life this summer with a ...

Create unforgettable memories with little culture vultures at Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa, where a relaxing break against the backdrop of endless mid-century blue waves and a vast golden hue of the setting sun, romance and adventure come together. meet. Nestled in a dreamy landscape of shimmering lagoons, ivory sands and lush palm trees […]

Bulgaria is in the Top 50 most visited c...

Google View from the street 15 years old now In 2007, Google revolutionized with the creation of Google View from the street, the first images posted on the virtual imaging platform from San Francisco, New York, Las Vegas, Miami and Denver. Since, View from the street cars, equipped with special panoramic cameras, have captured and […]

Customers “No Longer Seek a Hotel Experi

Dubai: Covid is almost out of the way, and hotels around the world can – fingers crossed – expect a busy summer. Of course, business travel is not yet close to the pre-Covid era, but it was something hoteliers were waiting for anyway. For now, hotels around the world want to win back vacationers, and […]

Major projects must open doors for SMEs ...

RIYADH: Three new hotel management agreements have been signed with international hotel brands to operate resorts in the first phase of development of the Red Sea destination, The Red Sea Development Co confirmed on Tuesday. The announcement was made during the Future Hospitality Summit in Riyadh. These hotels include the Ritz-Carlton Reserve and Miraval hotels […]

10 honeymoon itineraries to book this ye...

Best time to visit November-February or June-AugustIdeal duration of the honeymoon 15 daysContact Latin adventures (022-235217461) ROYAL APPOINTMENTS: Rajasthan SUJAN JAWAI, RajasthanHajra Ahmad/SUJAN There is an old world splendor and charm unmatched in the majesty of Rajasthan, the kind of fairy tales. Experience your own version of modern royal romance here, with plenty of indulgent […]

Rohit Sharma takes a break after IPL 202...

Indian team captain Rohit Sharma, who had a horror run at IPL 2022, both as captain and batting for Mumbai Indians, is finally taking a break with his family before India’s single test against England in July. Rohit Sharma is currently vacationing at an exclusive resort in the Maldives with his wife Ritika Sajdeh and […]

“The Maldives urgently needs legislation

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, has said that the Maldives urgently needs legislation to protect the rights of victims of terrorism. She made the statement during a press conference on Tuesday, where the UN Special Rapporteur briefed […]

Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL) Repor...

Reports consolidated operating EBITDA of Rs. 239 million. at Q4 FY22 Vs loss of Rs. 361 million. in the fourth quarter of FY21. Mumbai, India – Thomas Cook (India) Limited (TCIL) India’s leading omnichannel travel services company today announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2022 reflecting a strong rebound with sustained […]

Thor Pedersen leaves Australia for New Z...

Torbjørn “Thor” Pedersen didn’t expect his ambitious round-the-world trip to take him the better part of a decade when he left his native Denmark. The 43-year-old traveler aims to become the first person to visit every country in the world on an uninterrupted journey without air travel. “I have now come to 196 countries without […]

5 Exciting Holidays to Celebrate Outdoor...

Celebrating nature and the outdoors is easy in mountainous landscapes, like this one in Chefchaouen, … [+] Morocco. Wendy Altschuler What began as Great Outdoors Week became Great Outdoors Month, a celebration of the outdoors, designated by the US Senate. And, although there are many events and events across America this month worthy of participation […]

Tourism needs good planning | The star ...

Star Activity Report Tue May 24 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Tue May 24 2022 12:03 AM Tourists throng to Jaflong, a popular tourist destination in Sylhet. If tourism does not thrive, it will be difficult for Bangladesh to meet the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, experts said at a program in Dhaka yesterday. […]

Conflict in Ukraine pushes more Russians...

Russians rethink vacation plans as prices rise The number of direct flights abroad has decreased Fears of anti-Russian sentiment abroad also weigh May 23 (Reuters) – Like many Russians, Andrei had planned to spend his summer vacation on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. But in July, he, his wife and their two children will be in the […]

Travel guide for summer holidays: from T...

It’s summer and travelers are ready to go on vacation after more than two years at home. With the international skies now open, it seems like the best time for Indians to take their dream vacation. Whether it’s a “dreamcation”, “staycation” or “wellcation”, if the desire to travel this summer exceeds one’s finances, service providers […]

One Island, A Thousand Treasures invites...

Angampora – Sri Lankan Martial Art Manufacture of crystal lenses Danigala Alien Rock Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts invites the world’s storytellers to discover Sri Lanka’s bountiful treasures. COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, May 23, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — With a modern history of over 3,000 years and an extraordinary prehistoric human history dating back over 125,000 years, Sri […]

Recovery of regional hotel spending

Recovery of regional hotel spending Sector has growing appeal as an inflation hedge, CBRE survey finds Asia-Pacific hotel investment made a comeback in 2021, growing 46% year-over-year to $12.1 billion. The steady rebound has been supported by a growing volume of capital seeking to increase exposure to the sector, according to the latest research from […]

Top 10 destinations for a summer break

It’s summer and travelers are ready to go on vacation after more than two years at home. With the international skies now open, it seems like the best time for Indians to take their dream vacation. Whether it’s a “dreamcation”, “staycation” or “wellcation”, if the desire to travel this summer exceeds one’s finances, service providers […]

MMPRC Hosts US Travel Industry Webinar

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has organized a webinar for travel agents and tour operators in the United States of America (USA). MMPRC hosted the webinar as ‘High-End Adventures – The Maldives Awaits | United States 2022’. The MMPRC said the purpose of the webinar was to educate US travel agents and […]

Protests erupt in the sports arena

An eerie calm on a rain-swept Tuesday morning on Reid Avenue in Colombo with charred remains of buses burned during the May 9 violence near the Cinnamon Gardens police station, brought out a rowdy group of protesters fighting for justice in the sport. As workers were absorbed in the laborious task of ensuring an even […]

Elizabeth Agboola: Everything you need t...

Before visiting the Maldives, the sound and thought of the country’s name only gave vibes of ‘opulence’ and ‘not for all’. I have saved a million photos in the hope that one day good fortune will come and allow me to visit the Maldives. Good luck is always there but guess what, I visited the […]

Family vacation destinations this season

– Advertisement – Despite the pandemic, most people have decided that staying home all year round is just not on the cards anymore, and recently families have also been eager to treat their children to that long-awaited vacation. From returning to their favorite pre-pandemic destinations to adventurous journeys to new and wonderful places around the […]

here’s what you get for your money

As someone lucky enough to have seen much of the world, I’m convinced the Maldives is the best vacation destination on Earth (unless you find the sand and sea boring). Having grown considerably from 1970, when the Indian Ocean archipelago was still a largely uninhabited collection of 1,192 fishing islands, today there is little to […]

An architectural and design tour of Duba...

Known as one of the wonders of the world, Dubai’s man-made offshore islands known as the Palm Jumeirah have long fascinated visitors and residents of the emirate. Seen from the air, the archipelago of islands looks like a stylized palm tree inscribed in a circle. Removed from bustling downtown Dubai, the ‘Palm’, as it is […]

Asia-Pacific hotel sector expected to im...

The Asia-Pacific hotel market remained stable in the second half of 2021, with average occupancy rates ending the year at around 50% due to lower Covid-19 infection rates, a sustained domestic travel demand and the launch of travel bubbles in some markets. or special arrangements, such as Singapore’s Vaccinated Traffic Lanes (VTL), says CBRE’s Asia […]

MSMEs are key to economic growth in the ...

Rosie Glazebrook, CEO of the CommonWealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), noted that micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are key to the development of many Commonwealth economies. This, in his view, underscored CWEIC’s strategy of working with partners in key Commonwealth markets to foster the growth of MSMEs.. Mrs. Glazebrook made the […]

Guide to planning your multi-city trip –

words Alexa Wang Jet-setters, seasoned travelers and those who are constantly on the move all share one important attribute; their insistence and ability to plan. There is no greater loss to the pleasure of a good tip than ineffective planning. The success of your travels depends entirely on the solid foundation of a good plan […]

After Sri Lanka declares pre-emptive def...

Fitch downgrades Sri Lanka’s debt to ‘restrictive default’ after ‘preventive default’ Dove: New York-based ratings agency Fitch has downgraded debt-ridden Sri Lanka’s sovereign rating to ‘limited default’ after the country failed to make international sovereign bond payments at the end of the 30-day grace period. The downgrade came when Central Bank Governor P Nandalal Weerasinghe […]

UK endorses Jamaican foreign secretary f...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is backing Jamaican Kamina Johnson Smith as Commonwealth Secretary General. In a tweet on Thursday, May 19, Johnson said: “A month away from the Commonwealth meeting in Rwanda, delighted to confirm that the UK will support @kaminajsmith’s campaign to be the next Secretary General.” “She has the vast experience and […]

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Third Qualifying Roun...

The third round of AFC Asian Cup qualifying will take place from June 8-14 at six centralized venues. A total of 24 teams will take part in this round to compete for the 11 available spots in the 2023 Asian Cup. The teams have also been divided into six groups and will play single round-robin […]

1955 Mercedes sells for 135 million euro...

New survey reveals travel intentions of GCC residents as world opens up after pandemic DUBAI: As Joni Mitchell observed: “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone. This has certainly held true for travel since the onset of the COVID pandemic, which saw global restrictions on movement bring the industry to a halt in […]

Cannes travel guide: Enjoy a relaxing ho...

Image source: FREEPIK Cannes is a popular French city known for the annual Cannes Film Festival The current Cannes Film Festival has thrilled all moviegoers. From highly anticipated film premieres to star-studded events and panel discussions, the eleven-day gathering is where any movie buff dreams of being. Although the international film festival is the center […]

NEP-W vs UGA-W 4th T20I Today’s Match Pr

The Ugandan women have won the previous three encounters in the series so far. Nepal-W vs Uganda-W (Photo source: Twitter/UCA) The Ugandan women are proving too tough for Nepal to beat as they have already lost the first three encounters of the series with the recent one taking place on May 19 (Thursday). Beating first, […]

La Vie Hotels & Resorts Acquires Iconic,

La Vie Hotels & Resorts is delighted to announce the acquisition of Islington Hotel Hobart, an award-winning five-star boutique hotel located in the exclusive enclave of South Hobart. Celebrating its 175th anniversary this year, the manicured hotel has 11 elegant rooms as well as a world-class collection of art and antiques presented in a heritage […]

Will airlines from the United Arab Emira...

GULF NEWS: Talks over a possible privatization of Sri Lanka’s flagship carrier – and the proceeds that will go to the cash-strapped government from its sale – are making the rounds again. Dimuthu Tennakoon The Emirates Group ran the carrier for years until the contract ended just after […]

14 Best Resorts and Hotels in the Florid...

Drive south from Miami and you’ll discover an intriguing collection of islands strung together like a necklace of shells. Each Florida Key has its own personality, so whether you’re more rugged, refined, or boisterous, there’s one to match your mood. First, Key Largo: Sure, it’s littered with kitsch, but don’t let that deter you. Get […]

European resorts would go bankrupt witho...

The absence of Russians during the May holidays is a disaster for the European tourism sector, with experts predicting billions of dollars in losses. European resorts watch the economic gloom as conflict in Ukraine has led to low tourist numbers from Russia. The seaside resorts began to feel the pinch during the May holidays, which […]

SATTE 2022 opens with over 36,000 qualif...

Tourism industry experts participated in SATTE 2022, organized by B2B Expo Organizer Informa Markets at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. As many as 36,000 buyers and industry visitors across multiple verticals such as travel, wedding planning and corporate travel attended the three-day event with business opportunities. International destinations like Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, […]

Summer travel 2022: Indians prefer domes...

MUMBAI: International scheduled flights restarted more than a month ago and more flights are offered to foreign destinations, but this summer too, like the previous one, the preference is for domestic travel, according to a survey by an agency online travel. Of the 61% of Indians who said they planned to take a vacation this […]

Climate warriors hone their eco-skills a...

Power to the Climate Warriors at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam Cycling is thirsty work at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam Climate Warriors is built on simple, tangible things kids can do, and love to do, to fight climate change and play a positive role in their environment and community. Bangkok, Thailand – […]

Brits reveal most grumpy holiday caption...

The wackiest captions to accompany holiday snaps on social media are “Suns out, buns out”, “hot dogs or legs” and “life is a beach”, according to a study. While the likes of “wish you were beer” and “holiday mode: on” are also among the top 10 most clichéd phrases. 2 Brits have revealed the stickiest […]

The wackiest captions to accompany holid...

A study of 2,000 social media users who like to venture abroad also found that 44% would go so far as to unfollow someone for using grumpy captions. Would you like to unfollow someone because of a grumpy caption? ( Image: © 2019 Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty) The wackiest captions to accompany vacation snaps on social […]

KC Singh | Sri Lanka, India & China: Th

Between the war in Ukraine and the Covid-19 pandemic now swirling in China, the world has had little time to worry about the popular uprising in Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has been forced to step down, but his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, still clings to his post, hiding behind the fiction of […]

Win a package trip to the United Arab Em...

Bank of Maldives has announced an exciting new promotion for its customers. An announcement made by the country’s national bank revealed that the promotion is open to customers who apply for Lui Loan, Car Loan, BML Islamic Personal Finance and BML Car Finance. As such, these customers have a chance to win a gift card […]

Beyond the Maldives: 5 islands to fly to...

Mauritius is the ideal holiday destination; whether for a honeymoon, a family outing or a holiday with friends. Hike to the highest mountain in Mauritius in the Black River Gorges National Park, marvel at the sand dunes and surreal rainbow colors of the Seven Earth Geopark colors of Chamarel, take an Ils aux Cerfs boat […]

MMC chairman Shahubaan, accused of money...

The chairman of the Maldives Media Council (MMC), Shahubaan Fahmy, said on Monday that the money laundering charges did not mean he was a criminal and that he had no intention of resigning from his post. post of president. Police issued summonses to Shahubaan at the police station on Wednesday night for questioning on money […]

Five ways the pandemic has changed the w...

British holidaymakers can look forward to a largely Covid-paper-free summer holiday, but the upheaval of the pandemic has brought about other changes to the way we travel. We take a closer look at five of the most pronounced trends – with expert insight into which ones might be here to stay. Last minute booking Britons […]

Marriott International expands positive ...

Marriott International has expanded its Good Travel with Marriott Bonvoy program from just 15 pilot hotels to nearly 100 hotels and resorts in 50 destinations across Asia-Pacific, providing even more opportunities for travelers to transform their vacations into meaningful journeys that connect with local communities and the environment. According to Bart Buiring, Director of Sales […]

Tourism is recovering, but not to pre-pa...

Global tourism is coming back to life despite the headaches of Covid travel and the effects of war in Ukraine, but it has yet to regain its pre-pandemic health. International tourist arrivals around the world have more than doubled, up 130% in January 2022 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest […]

Tripadvisor unveils the 10 best hotels i...

The world’s largest travel guide The platform unveiled its most popular hotels around the world in 11 different categories to suit all types of travelers. The UK did well in this year’s list and is not only home to the world’s number one bed and breakfast this year, but also boasts five of the world’s […]

8 travel tips to keep in mind to enjoy a...

Traveling abroad is always fun and exciting. Common travel advice like keeping an eye on wallets or not drinking tap water is a must to hear before you go on a trip. However, there are more exceptional issues and travel taboos to be aware of when traveling abroad. Keep these eight tips in mind on […]

Big 7 Travel declares Korcula 5th most b...

May 15, 2022 – The beautiful island of Korcula in central Dalmatia is absolutely unique, and anyone who’s ever spent time there doesn’t need to be convinced. We all know it, and now it’s official. Big 7 Travel has declared Korcula the fifth most beautiful island on the surface of the Earth, ranking it alongside […]

Foreign trips are 25% more expensive, bu...

Ahmedabad: With a strong dollar hitting record highs, fewer destinations open to tourists, less flight frequency, skyrocketing airfares and searing inflation, holidays abroad are now more expensive. Estimates from travel agency owners suggest that both airfares to popular destinations have increased by at least 25% compared to the previous summer season, i.e. in 2019. take […]

President Kovind to distribute cricket k...

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will hand out cricket kits during his tour of the two Caribbean countries. The President is on a state visit to Jamaica and will then travel to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) until May 21.Cricket has linked India to Caribbean countries with Jamaican cricketers like Chris Gayle and Jimmy […]

Why the vacation rental market is about ...

Appetite for more distant vacations has also returned, with bookings to Costa Rica, the Maldives and Mexico more than doubling from demand in 2019, Skyscanner found. AirDNA’s Naomi Hahn said: “Every time international travel restrictions have eased over the past six months, we’ve seen travelers react immediately. “As we head into peak summer holiday season, […]

Sri Lankan junior paddlers excel in the ...

Sri Lankan paddlers excelled at the South Asia Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships in Male, Maldives, when they won four silver and five bronze medals during the three-day event which ended on Thursday. The Sri Lankan team arrived home yesterday (12) night in a jubilant mood and they were warmly welcomed by the Table […]

89 agreements signed at the Saudi Intern...

Why Yanbu on the Red Sea is fast becoming one of Saudi Arabia’s must-see destinations DUBAI: A few hours drive west of Medina is the historic port city of Yanbu, the second largest settlement on Saudi Arabia’s western Red Sea coast. With its curious heritage and growing wealth of attractions, this unassuming coastal gem is […]

Why did Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee leave

Netflix’s “Bling Empire” is back for the second season with its all-star cast – which includes Christine Chiu, Kim Lee, Kevin Kreider, Kane Lim, Jamie Xie, Kelly Mi Li and Anna Shay. However, viewers may notice that two of his series regulars are noticeably absent from this season. That’s right, Chèrie Chan and Jessey Lee […]

SHR recorded triple revenue in the first...

Mr. Dirk De Cuyper, Chairman and CEO of S Hotels and Resorts PCL, revealed that “we foresee growing demand in the hospitality sector, including our properties in the five main leisure destinations, in particular in the United Kingdom. UK and the Maldives. Additionally, SHR’s strategy to drive business by using digital marketing to create custom […]

These self-improvement travel experience...

Not every great vacation has to revolve around days of uninterrupted rest and rosé… While the joy of a week spent sunbathing on a beach is undeniable, there’s a lot to be said for the proud sense of accomplishment that comes with leaving your lounge chair to do something productive, too. So think how good […]

Why Yanbu on the Red Sea is fast becomin...

RIYADH: Hungarian composer and pianist Gergely Boganyi has returned to Saudi Arabia, where he first drew inspiration to compose the 33-minute symphony for full orchestra dedicated to AlUla. “You know, it’s easy to say you like a place, and there are many places in the world that I really like, but there is only one […]

Outrigger Strategy for 2022: Upgrades an...

Hawaii Business Magazine interviews the CEOs of prominent local companies about their plans for the near future in which change and uncertainty often seem to be the only certainties. Here is our conversation with Jeff Wagoner, CEO of Outrigger Hospitality Group. The interview has been lightly edited for brevity. What are your big plans for […]

PHL among top destinations for travelers...

The Philippines is one of the markets benefiting from Muslim travel at the end of Ramadan. Data provided by ForwardKeys showed that the tradition of traveling at the end of Ramadan has seen a significant revival this year. Citing data as of April 13, flight bookings from the Middle East for trips spanning the last […]

Dusit International showcases exciting n...

Bangkok, Thailand: – Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will showcase its expanding portfolio of international properties, along with a wide range of new services and guest experiences, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which will be held from May 9 to 12 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. […]

Where Americans Can Travel in Asia – A C

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan in Bali, Indonesia Sirintra Pumsopa/Getty Images Countries around the world are opening up to tourism, but some have been slightly slower than others, particularly in Asia. While some countries have yet to welcome visitors, there are still several destinations that have opened their borders, welcoming American tourists. Travelers can eat across […]

India may allow more flights from the Un...

After a nearly two-year suspension, India has reinstated all categories of tourist visas for foreign nationals. The United Arab Emirates, which contributes one of the highest VFR (Visiting Friends and Relatives) traffic to India, is also a “premium” source market for Indian hotels and airlines. “At the end of the day, it’s a demand and […]

Great international holidays for familie...

Stephen Frink/Getty Images The idea of ​​taking children on holiday abroad can overwhelm parents – with questions, even anxiety: what to pack? Where can you find food that the little ones will actually eat? And how to entertain them? Luckily, hotels and resorts can make it easy to travel the world with your family. Our […]

Redefining MICE, officially launched in ...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has officially launched the mouse tourism focused campaign “Redefining MICE” in the Middle East market. MICE stand for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions The program was launched at a joint press conference held by the MMPRC and the Maldives Embassy in the United Arab Emirates at the […]

Journese Announces New Incentive for Tra...

WHY IT RATES: Journese partners with premier spa and wellness resorts around the world and rewards travel advisors for these new bookings.—Patrick Clarke, TravelPulse Senior Editor Journese announces its new Travel Advisor Incentive, whereby Travel Advisors earn 500 bonus TRIP points for every confirmed Journese booking at select spas and wellness centers worldwide booked by […]

Hyatt-Gencom’s big proposition in Miami;

Hyatt and Gencom are proposing a major Miami redevelopment: Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Miami-based luxury residential and hotel developer Gencom presented to a meeting of the Miami River Commission on Tuesday their vision for the redevelopment of the downtown-owned Miami Hyatt Regency site with a mixed-use project funded by taxpayers. private funds with three towers, […]

This summer, 1 in 2 Indian travelers pla...

Previous story: The Brigade Foundation and the Bangalore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCIC) are collaborating to establish the “Brigade- BCIC Skill Development Academy This summer, 1 in 2 Indian travelers plan to depart on their first trip since the 2020 lockdown: OYO’s Mid-Summer Vacation Index 2022 Posted May 10, 2022 Over 61% of Indian […]

Thomas Cook India expands presence in Gu...

Published on: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlet opens in Vadodara Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading omnichannel travel services company, has opened a new Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlet in Vadodara for take advantage of the strong and growing travel opportunities in the region. This expansion increases the distribution and reach […]

Global Hotel Alliance Reports Strong Fir...

Hotel brands in the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives dominate revenue; spend per stay and average length of stay exceed pre-pandemic levels, and domestic stays rebound to 2019 volumes Based in the United Arab Emirates Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands, reported a strong recovery in room revenue […]

How the Maldives embraces sustainability

As I swam in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, passing a kaleidoscope of coral reefs brimming with marine life, a pod of parrotfish swam past me, their electric colors magnified by the GoPro I used to document my underwater adventure. I had never seen such an array of colors underwater before or […]

The Grand Hyatt Kuwait will celebrate it...

(May 10, 2022, 11:36 +07) The 59th Grand Hyatt in the world, the first in Kuwait, will celebrate its grand opening this fall. Conveniently located on Sixth Ring Road, just 9 km from Kuwait International Airport (KWI), Grand Hyatt Kuwait is part of the 360 ​​Mall which includes 130,000 square meters of retail space, the […]

Atomize accelerates its growth in the Mi...

Lean revenue management (RMS) software provider Atomize is seeing exceptional demand in the Middle East as hoteliers seek to boost revenue and grow market share amid the post-pandemic recovery of the ‘industry. In the past three months alone, Atomize has expanded its presence in the Middle East with the addition of three leading hotel groups. […]

Radico Khaitan News: Radico Khaitan COO’

When working from home started two years ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we were unfortunately not prepared to operate in this mode. We struggled with our unstable internet connection and struggled to communicate in zoom meetings. However, over the past few years, we have indeed learned a lot and found a way to make […]

Finolhu Maldives selected as nominee for...

Finolhu Maldives has been selected as a nominee for the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2022. Voting started on April 1, 2022 and closes on June 30, 2022. Readers’ choice. For the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, every vote cast between April 1 and June 30, 2022 will be entered for a […]

Vanakkam tourists, once again | Chennai...

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu led the country in terms of foreign tourist arrivals for five years between 2014 and 2020, with a share of between 17% and 21%. Then came Covid-19. Tourism is reviving globally and industry stakeholders are hoping the state government will move quickly to help the sector which was contributing 8% to 10% […]

Vanakkam tourists, again – Times of Indi

Chennai: Tamil Nadu led the country in foreign tourist arrivals for five years between 2014 and 2020, with a share of between 17% and 21%. Then came Covid-19. Tourism is reviving globally and industry stakeholders are hoping the state government will move quickly to help the sector which was contributing 8% to 10% of the […]

Russians who can travel east

SINGAPORE, May 9, 2022: The latest air ticketing data from ForwardKeys reveals that Russian outbound tourism, already severely handicapped by pandemic travel restrictions, has further declined due to Russian military operations in Ukraine. But affluent travelers are still flying, but not to Europe. Russia Outbound Ticket Drop In the week before the outbreak of war […]

Abu Dhabi launches “Summer Like You Mean

JEDDAH: A carnival-style parade marked the opening of a Jeddah park to visitors on Wednesday as part of the Red Sea port city’s annual festival of activities. Performers in colorful costumes led a procession that included stilt walkers and unicyclists in a groundbreaking ceremony for Prince Majid Park attended by Jeddah Governor Prince Saud bin […]

“Skyesports Championship Series Phase 2

It was quite an exciting time for the South Asian Valorant scene when the highly anticipated Phase 2 (SCS) of the Skyesports Championship Series was announced a few weeks ago. As we enter Stage 2 of the Valorant Champions Tour 2022, SCS will be the ticket to Stage 2 APAC Challengers for all aspiring teams […]

Travel Insights report delves into trave...

The short-term outlook for travel looks favorable and people are looking to spend more and travel longer in 2022. Travel scenario After many lockdowns, endless changes in restrictions and constant updates on flights, airport protocols and changes in hotel capacity, many passengers are still eager to travel, even if they are a little more cautious […]

Eid revives battered tourism

Hotels and resorts in Bangladesh’s tourist destinations are seeing buoyant activity thanks to long holidays granted by most industries during the current festival season centered on Eid-ul-Fitr as they seek to partially recover the pandemic-induced losses. Industry folks say the busiest days were the first four days after Eid Day on May 3, and they […]

Latest Covid rules for Spain, France and...

A bewildering array of Covid rules around vaccines, tests and travel forms remain in place for most countries popular with UK tourists despite all the regulations having been relaxed at home A crowded beach in Benidorm ( Image: Getty Images) Britons traveling abroad for their first summer holiday in three years will face a bewildering […]

Pia Wurtzbach and Jeremy Jauncey are eng...

Congratulations are in order Pia Wurtbach and Jeremy Jauncey!! Actress and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach is finally engaged to her boyfriend Jeremy Jauncey after 2 years together. The engagement announcement Pia Wurtzbach broke the news of her engagement on Friday by sharing a reel on Instagram captioned “We found the perfect place to celebrate […]

Local air operators suspend flights due ...

By Kester Kenn Klomegah Russia’s tourism industry, both inbound and outbound, is badly hit by the war-ravaged crisis that unfolded in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine in late February. For more than two years, the tourism industry has been affected due to the spread of Covid-19 which has turned the world upside down. Industry […]

Let’s Get Out – The New Indian Express

Express press service KOCHI: The holidays have arrived and everyone is in the mood to soak up the outdoors. For nearly two years, domestic and national tourism is at a standstill. Now, with Covid restrictions eased, Keralites are busy exploring destinations across the country and beyond. Tour operators say there has been an increase in […]

Travel trends after recovery; EOS Hospi...

Post-Recovery Travel Trends: Post-recovery travel has changed, with “revenge travel” – in a bid to make up for lost time – emerging as a phenomenon and two-thirds of respondents saying travel will return to pre-pandemic levels by the time end of 2024, revealed the findings of the “Mapping the new travel normal” study commissioned by […]

11 reasons to visit the Waldorf Astoria ...

Arrival by yacht in this paradise. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi Spanning three islands, Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is a floating tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean. Surrounded by scenic waters, it’s home to lavish overwater villas, treetop restaurants, and even a private island within the resort. Beyond its extravagant perks, it is most notable for […]

EGNOS V3 to improve navigation and safet...

(06 May 2022, 12:10 +07) The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) recently passed an important milestone where the initial performance of the service was successfully reviewed. Used to improve the performance of satellite navigation systems for the most safety-critical applications such as navigation and aircraft landing, EGNOS is Europe’s regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS). […]

All the countries people can travel to t...

Several popular destinations across the UK have dropped all their coronavirus travel restrictions for tourists. Britons visiting any of the 44 countries without restrictions will no longer need to show proof of their vaccination status or undergo a test. The countries that have relaxed their rules are Costa Rica, the Maldives and Hungary. Holiday hotspots […]

bastar: Bastar Cops Bust Online Holiday ...

Raipur: Bastar Police have busted a racket and arrested two people for creating a fake website offering holiday packages and tricking people over three lakhs.According to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) and Chief Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jitendra Meena, 21-year-old Santosh Kumar and 28-year-old Gaurav Saraswat deceived people under the guise of offering tour […]

The Special Interest Tourism Market Will...

NEWARK, Del, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The specialty tourism market is poised for exponential growth in the coming years, with Future Market Insights (IMF) forecasting it to reach $26.921.1 billion. by the end of 2032. In 2021, the market is expected to grow slightly above 22.4% as the tourism industry embarks on the […]

British media professionals in the Maldi...

Media professionals from major UK media have arrived in the Maldives for a familiarization trip. The British media professionals came to the Maldives at the invitation of the Maldives Marketing and Public Relation Corporation (MMPRC). The MMPPRC clarifies that the familiarization trip is titled “Maldives as a must-visit destination” and that the team will stay […]

What You Need to Know Before Going to Me...

Picture it now: you, languidly moving through a perfectly chilled infinity pool overlooking a turquoise ocean, with a salty margarita in your hand and the sun beaming overhead. Puffs of sunscreen and festive music swirl through the air, and you’ve already started thinking about your next ceviche encounter. If you dream of Mexico or have […]