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GoMedii targets Africa and Bangladesh ma...

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

Customs revenue up 31% in July 2022

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

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

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

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

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

Dhiraagu secures land lease for submarin...

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

Western Union Money Transfer Temporarily...

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

Young workers have been hardest hit by t...

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

Air fares soar after quarantine rules ea...

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

India’s JMC Wins Hanimaadhoo Airport Dev

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

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

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

Holidays or remote work with these luxur...

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

Luxury real estate should rebound in 202...

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

MMPRC CEO Joins PATA Roundtable

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

Air Seychelles is the first to receive o...

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

Millions of factory-farmed chickens died...

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

13 good reasons to visit Victoria

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

Husband-wife duo lets everyone travel vi...

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

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

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

Dasara Golden Pass for theme packages

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

IND vs ZIM 2022: “Have they forgotten th

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

Startups tap into demand in medical tour...

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

Travel2Agent.com Launches Exclusive Thai...

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

Cuba among the best snorkeling destinati...

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

9 tropical islands to visit in 2022 and ...

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

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

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

Indian passport holders do not need prio...

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

Indian passport holders can travel visa-...

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

Consumers in Dubai market savor Assam pi...

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

The Hungarian company Wizz Air is flying...

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

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

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

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

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

CDC adds five spots to ‘high’ risk categ

Editor’s note – Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its “high” risk category […]

Bulgari is about to open a private islan...

When it comes to luxury travel destinations, it doesn’t get any better than a private island. So, 200,000 square meters of pristine natural beauty on the island of Raa Atoll in the Maldives archipelago is surely the last must-see vacation spot. Recently announced by Italian luxury brand Bulgari, Bulgari Resort Ranfushi (meaning “little golden island” […]

Bangladeshi passport is again the 9th we...

Bangladeshi passport is in 5th position in South Asia, behind India, Bhutan and Sri Lankan passport TBS Report July 19, 2022, 5:10 p.m. Last modification: July 19, 2022, 5:14 PM Representative image. Photo: Collected “> Representative image. Photo: Collected According to the third quarter edition of the Henley Passport Index 2022, the Bangladeshi passport again […]

Maldives vacation for $3,175 for five ni...

That’s a 59% discount! We’ve said it enough times: Europe is a total and utter mess right now. Staff shortages, strikes, delays and cancellations, long lines and lost luggage have put a damper on summer travel plans. Even in the United States, things are not going well, which makes traveling stressful and expensive. So we’re […]

Return of hotel investments to pre-Covid...

SINGAPORE, 15 July 2022: The recovery of the hotel sector in Asia-Pacific continued to gain momentum in 2022, with investment volumes for the first half of the year totaling $6.8 billion. According to data and analysis from JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, investments in the first half of 2022 represent a growth of 33.0% year-on-year […]

Sri Lanka Crisis Live Updates: Admire In...

Indian Deputy High Commissioner Vinod K Jacob on Saturday handed over dry rations worth SLR 80 million to the Probation and Child Care Department of Sri Lanka. Just over a month ago, the Sri Lankan government told its Olympic association to “forget” about taking part in the Commonwealth Games to be held in the UK. […]

US-Bangla Airlines enters its 9th year o...

US-Bangla Airlines is playing a leading role in keeping Bangladesh’s airspace operational after the Corona pandemic. US-Bangla, one of the private airlines of Bangladesh, has exceeded the success story for eight years. Today (July 17), The Airlines enters its 9th year of operation. On July 17, 2014, US-Bangla started its Bangladesh Aviation journey by flying […]

5 dream honeymoon destinations

Saint Lucia, Paris, Iceland and Dubai are the best honeymoon spots. (Family Features) Wedding season is in full swing as many lovebirds resume wedding and honeymoon plans after two years of pandemic restrictions. With an estimated 4.7 million weddings expected in 2022 and 2023, according to The Wedding Report, newlyweds are eager to celebrate their […]

Behind the scenes of Sushmita Sen and La...

Lalit Modi announced a “fresh start” with Sushmita Sen on Thursday. Lalit, who served as the first president of the Indian Premier League, called the actor and former Miss Universe the “better half” as they shared their photos on Twitter and Instagram. He said he was back in London after vacationing in the Maldives and […]

Qatar Airways will launch daily flights ...

Düsseldorf will become the fourth German destination served by Qatar’s national carrier Qatar Airways will launch daily flights from November 15 to Düsseldorf, the fourth German destination served by the flag carrier. The service will be provided by a modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner with 22 seats in business class and 232 in economy class. Qatar […]

Skyscanner reveals top 10 destinations f...

Years spent in the United States (as exciting as the national parks and Hawaii are) have Americans gagging for international adventures. Maybe that’s all Emily in Parismaybe it’s those royal goals in The Crown. However, according to a recent survey, neither France nor England are on the American wishlist in 2022. Now, this could be […]

All the signs Love Island winners Millie...

Former Love Island winners Millie Court and Liam Reardon have announced their separation – a year after leaving the villa. The couple took to Instagram to confirm the news that they had ended their relationship as they moved on to ‘new chapters’ in their lives – insisting they would ‘continue to be friends’. 4 Separation […]

Travel + Leisure announces its 2022 Glob...

Oaxaca, Mexico named best city in the world and Ischia, Italy wins best island overall Charleston, South Carolina Tops the list of America’s best cities, with New Orleans at #2 and Santa Fe at #3 The best resort hotel in the continental United States is Pickering House Inn in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire NEW YORK, July […]

CDC moves 4 spots to ‘high’ risk travel

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

The number of Covid-19 cases in the Mald...

The Maldives reported 771 new cases of Covid-19. This was revealed by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) in its latest figures released on Monday. Thus, between July 3 and July 9, 192 cases were reported in the congested capital, the Greater Male region, 304 in residential islands outside the capital and 275 cases of Covid-19 […]

Hilton makes its high-profile debut in t...

The Maldives is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations by travelers around the world – with a steady pace of bookings even in the past two years, when it was the first country to open its borders to international travelers during the pandemic. “The expansion of our flagship brand here underscores our commitment to […]

Experts dig into Saudi architecture at R...

As this year’s media partner, Arab News hosted a panel discussion at the 11th Real Estate Development Summit – Saudi Arabia/Europe Edition in Barcelona, ​​highlighting the Kingdom’s heritage, sustainable development and Vision 2030. Arab News journalist Lama Alhamawi moderated the panel discussion, titled “Post-Modern Architecture – Hijazi & Salmani Architecture”, during the second day of […]

Tanmiah and Tyson Foods sign strategic p...

Global hospitality company Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort and Spa, marking the expansion of its flagship brand in the Maldives. The all-villa resort offers a range of thoughtful amenities, new to the archipelago. Hilton Maldives Amingiri is the fourth resort in the company’s portfolio of brands in the country, following […]

Husam Malki appointed General Manager of...

Dubai: New Anantara Downtown Dubai Hotel has appointed Husam Malki as General Manager. Husam takes on the role after a move from Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the city’s bustling property. “I am delighted to begin this new chapter of my career at Anantara. The hotel is in a […]

Emirates increases service to Newcastle ...

Emirates has added a fifth weekly service to its Newcastle-Dubai route, with flights resuming on Saturdays. The Gulf carrier said it had seen “a steady increase in bookings over the past few weeks”, with Bangkok, Phuket, the Maldives and Sydney among the most popular destinations. Flights now operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, departing […]

dolphin poo helps reefs in the Maldives ...

Just as manure fertilizes cropland, dolphin poo can help nourish marine ecosystems with the “reef-enhancing nutrients” they contain. Reef near Baulhagallaa Island, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives. Image credits Jim Wang via Flickr. Spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) are famous for their playful nature, high intelligence and spectacular acrobatics in marinas. But, according to new research, they […]

CDC puts Sweden and 2 other places on ‘h

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

Group Travel: Eight Tour Myths Debunked

As far as prejudice goes, touring is the Mr Darcy of the travel world, viewed with unthinking distrust and contempt. No other form of travel except cruising is so automatically dismissed and ultimately misunderstood. Tourism is not a watered down trip, neither for the timid or the uninformed. He became more varied and adventurous, active […]

Moving The Sands Forward – Surf Coast Ti

The Sands Torquay continues to progress and innovate a bright future under new ownership, hiring experienced chef Bevan Vahland to lead local flavors in the kitchen, and new general manager Maurice Van Den Bosch, who brings over 19 years hotel management in the business of working across the globe. From restaurants to high-end healthcare at […]

A case of private investment at Colombo ...

A case of private investment in Colombo airport | Representative image/ pexels Tourism has been a major source of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka. Prior to the pandemic, Sri Lanka’s annual revenue from tourism had reached nearly $4.3 billion. The advent of the pandemic has reduced this amount to approximately $500 million in 2021. This […]

Sydney’s Best Great Beaches

Brook Sabin / Stuff Barrenjoey Head overlooks Sydney’s northern beaches. With over 100 beaches around its harbor and coastline, you don’t have to look far to dip your toes in the sand in Sydney – the hard part is deciding where to go. Here are five of the biggest players in NSW’s biggest city, including […]

Jharkhand’s first fossil park opens to v

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren recently inaugurated a 95-acre park which was built to preserve fossils from the Jurassic era. Located on the hills of Rajmahal in Sahebganj, this Mandro Block Fossil Park was constructed at a cost of INR 10.79 crore which apart from generating employment for the locals will also promote eco-tourism. Speaking […]

Qatar Airways boosts services to Berlin ...

National carrier Qatar Airways will improve its weekly services to the German capital Berlin from August 12.Qatar Airways announced yesterday that it will increase services from Berlin from 10 daily flights to 10 weekly flights, starting August 12, and to 11 weekly flights on September 6.Following the increase in daily flight services to 10 initially […]

10 countries that finally opened up afte...

No one disputes that the COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on the travel plans of globetrotters. After a two-year hiatus, you may be looking forward to packing your bags and getting on the road. Naturally, the first thing to consider is which countries have opened their doors to tourists. If you are a student, […]

How Dragonflies Take the Most Amazing Jo...

Every October, the globe skimmer dragonfly, Pantala flavescens, migrates from India to Africa via the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. The non-stop journey from the Maldives across the Indian Ocean to Somalia is 2500 kilometers. The dragonfly is only a few inches long, so for its size, it’s the longest non-stop trip of any creature. […]

The Welshman employed to cook for billio...

A chef who was employed to cook for billionaires on their superyachts around the world has returned to Wales to open a restaurant. Over the past nine years, Jamie Tully has cooked for various clients in vacation destinations such as Dubai, the Bahamas and Florida. But after quitting his job and returning to Wales for […]

Rethinking hotel loyalty programs in the...

Loyalty programs are nothing new to the airline and hospitality industries, dating back to the early 1980s when American airlines launched AAdvantage, one of the world’s first traveler loyalty programs. Hotel chains quickly took the plunge, with holiday hostel and Marriott being credited with the first hotel loyalty programs in 1983. Since then, loyalty programs […]

Abhay Singh has been appointed internati...

From the glittering islands of the Maldives to the island city of Mumbai, Chef Abhay Kumar Singh has taken a grand journey to join the culinary team at Four Seasons Mumbai as an international Sous Chef. In his last role, Chef Abhay was in charge of the kitchens at the very exclusive Four Seasons Maldives […]

FABULOUS! Discover the celebrities from...

Bombay: Whether it’s a commoner or a celebrity, a wedding is an important part of everyone’s life. After the wedding, the honeymoon is the exciting part and many celebrities have enjoyed their honeymoon in exotic locations. Nayanthara, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Kajal Aggarwal and other Southern celebrities picked perfect honeymoon destinations and explored the beauty of […]

Every Leeds United player set to return ...

A first tranche of Leeds United players will return to training on Monday as Los Blancos begin their pre-season programme. Around two-thirds of Los Blancos’ senior squad will be put through their paces at Leeds Beckett University’s state-of-the-art sports facilities as is customary before the start of pre-season training. Several Leeds players have spent their […]

Italy publishes new rules for driving on...

You might want to rethink renting a car in Amalfi this summer. If you’re looking for something less crowded and complicated, we offer scenic alternatives along the Italian coast. Share this article In his travelogue Positano, John Steinbeck called the destination “a dreamy place that isn’t quite real when you’re there and becomes unmistakably real […]

The Maldives is a beach island paradise ...

Go with the flow The concept of letting go and simply “being” is what governs the resort. In my wardrobe, besides great kimonos, there were linen pajama type clothes that the staff wore. “Executives,” she explained, “are often so stressed that it helps make their job easier. You don’t have to make a clothing choice. […]

FROM BANGKOK TO MAURITIUS, LE MÉRIDIEN H

Celebrating a milestone 50th anniversary, the European-born brand is bringing glamor back to travel with renovations across its global portfolio BETHESDA, MD., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Underline Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts‘significant 50e anniversary this year, the European-born brand celebrates its mid-century modern heritage with a focus on renovations that accentuate and elevate this […]

HPA urges use of face masks, amid surge ...

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has urged people to use face masks again, especially in crowded places, following a significant rise in reported Covid 19 cases. HPA’s announcement indicates that Covid-19 cases have increased in recent days in different parts of the world, and the Maldives is also currently experiencing a coronavirus surge. Thus, Covid-19 […]

Not Obvious Summer Vacation Options in R...

Not Obvious Summer Vacation Options in Russia “A difficult year” is how tour operators characterize this holiday season: many popular European resorts have closed or become uncomfortable in terms of logistics and currency due to the special operation in Ukraine. Those who are not short of money can now fly to the Seychelles, the Maldives, […]

How Soneva is revolutionizing catering a...

Chef Christoph has a “little black book” filled with the names of starred chefs. It reads like a “Who’s Who” of the gastronomic world. The Berlin-born director of culinary services at Soneva Jani in the Maldives, chief Christopher Pentzlin is the driving force behind the luxury resort’s Soneva Stars program, which hosts a roster of […]

7 epic getaways you think you need to bo...

The holidays are finally back and we couldn’t be more motivated. Our to-do list has never been longer and the wanderlust is in full swing. We recently partnered with Qantas Hotels ask our readers to share their most relevant travel experience, and you certainly weren’t disappointed. From Boracay to Britain, here are seven epic getaways, […]

Effects of COVID on Tourism Discussed at...

Meeting of the Joint East Asia-Pacific Commission and the South Asia Commission of the World Tourism Organization and the UNWTO Tourism Roundtable was held with the virtual participation of the Director General of Foreign Tourism Marketing and Development of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Handicrafts as the representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

Top 5 International Destinations To Visi...

Top 5 International Destinations To Visit During Monsoon Season On Budget: Traveling to a foreign country is an exciting experience, but due to heavy expenses, many people cannot travel abroad. Although, during the monsoon season, trips to places become cheaper due to reduced rates on airfares, hotels, restaurants and more. So, if you dream of […]

The travel budget should be affected as ...

Travel is back and how! Countries around the world are lifting travel restrictions and relaxing their borders. The United States recently announced that it is not necessary to pass a Covid-19 test to enter the country. Germany and China have also relaxed standards. The global tourism industry is now on track to fully recover after […]

Bus service to Male every 15 minutes

The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has launched the Raajje Transport Link (RTL) service, facilitating bus services to Hulhumale Phase II every 15 minutes. MTCC’s bus services have been expanded, with 15 new buses brought to the Maldives, added to its fleet last May. The buses were officially put into service on Wednesday evening. […]

As Asia and the Pacific open up, leaders...

UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili Tourism leaders across Asia and the Pacific have placed building resilience and embracing innovation at the heart of the sector’s restart and sustainable future. The 34th Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia and the Pacific and UNWTO Commission for South Asia (34th CAP-CSA), took place as destinations […]

The best of travel, from historic retrea...

The Big Idea: The Great Escape RIP, VIP cup lists. Since luxury travel began to re-emerge as the pandemic waned, it has been carp passport, leaving the industry to balance the pent-up demand of a burst dam with a host of permanent obstacles. One of the results has been the willingness of travelers to spend […]

“Tourism is about interaction, the Maldi

Tourism Minister Dr. Abdulla Mausoom said the Maldives is a strong destination because the country ensures that human interaction remains. Minister Mausoom said this during the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Ministerial Roundtable on Smart Tourism for Sustainable Recovery in Asia and the Pacific, held at Crossroads Maldives Resort, Tuesday, June 14, 2022. In […]

IFTM Online Training Program in collabor...

MACAU, June 13 – The Global Tourism Education and Training Center of the Macau Institute of Tourism Studies (IFTM), in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), successfully organized virtually its thirteenth training program from May 24-26, 2022 on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Tourism through Festivals and Events”. This training program has been […]

Your weekly travel horoscope June 13-19

Greater responsibilities fall upon you this week, and you will need to be prepared for contingencies and frequent travel to Pune, Hyderabad and Calicut to smooth and sort out important ongoing projects. If employed, some of you turn to business partnerships offered to you by trusted and close associates. Trips to finalize details could take […]

Marketing Malabar Hospitality and Medica...

Travel and tourism is the only sector in the state which, despite a severe setback due to the pandemic for two years, is able to rebound so quickly, Minister of Ports and Museums Ahammad Devarkovil said. Opening the Malabar Travel Meet in Kozhikode on Saturday, the minister said Kerala was best placed to benefit from […]

Malabar Tourism Expo will be held today ...

The stage is set for Malabar Tourism Expo, the first initiative of the Malabar Tourism Council (MTC) to raise awareness among tour operators, both domestic and external, of travel and tourism opportunities in North Kerala. The exhibition to be held at the city’s Malabar Palace hotel on Saturday is expected to be a boost for […]

Holiday – and eat – Italian style this s

Nick Risidi, of Amici Ristorante in East Parade, Keighley, revisits his Italian roots for another taste of the Mediterranean IN Italy, when it comes to summer holidays, it’s a bit of a tradition to go to the sea. No matter where you live, whether you go somewhere relatively local or abroad, many Italians seek out […]

Thomas Cook-SOTC offers Indian travelers...

Mumbai/IBNS: Despite pent-up travel demand, the late reopening of the Indian skies has caused considerable problems in the visa process for several medium and long-haul destinations, according to Indian travel industry sources. To help travellers, especially late bookers, plan their holidays during a long summer holiday season, Thomas Cook (India) Limited, an omnichannel travel services […]

England Under-21 coach gives his take on...

After the tumult of a final day victory over Brentford and the relieved celebrations that followed, Leeds United players could have been excused from seeking rest and relaxation throughout June. Read more Read more Jesse Marsch’s Leeds United plan that convinced Rasmus Kristensen to sign… While some team members have flown to distant destinations, such […]

Long wait for visas for the United State...

Karan Kapur*, 41, began planning a trip to the United States last October so he could visit his cousins ​​during his son’s summer vacation this year, but the lack of an appointment from visa means he has to wait until February next year. “I was given a dummy appointment for 30th and 31st October when […]

South Island named best place in the wor...

The South Island tops a list of the best places in the world to visit in 2022, beating Paris, Rome and Tokyo. Classificationfor American readers, was compiled by Washington, DC-based publisher US News & World Report, which analyzed more than 1,100 destinations, taking into account user votes as well as contributions from experts and their […]

Scuba Diver North America Magazine Subsc...

The description Scuba Diver North America is an independent, lavishly illustrated scuba diving magazine dedicated to showcasing some of the best dive sites in our aquatic world, as well as helping you develop as a diver, whatever your level. certification or your training agency (SD North America is not affiliated with any training organization), and […]

Offers in five-star hotels in Thailand a...

Make the most of these flexible offers. Revenge trips are in full swing this year. Travelers are going all out for bucket list destinations and splurging on dream vacations to make up for lost time. Luxury travel, first class tickets, unique cruises– nothing is on the table. If you’re also planning to turn a dream […]

Thomas Cook India strengthens its presen...

Thomas Cook’s strategic omnichannel model offers many touchpoints for customers. Mumbai, India – Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading omnichannel travel services company, has launched a new Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlet in Agra to capitalize on the strong and growing travel opportunities in the region. This expansion increases the distribution and reach of Thomas […]

Qatar Airways and American Airlines expa...

Qatar Airways and American Airlines Expand Strategic Alliance with New Codeshare Agreement, Allowing American Customers to Book Travel to QatarAirways flights via Doha to and from 16 new countries. Pending necessary government codeshare approvals, travelers can book travel beyond Qatar to their final destinations in Ethiopia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Seychelles, Singapore, […]

American Airlines and Qatar Airways exte...

American Airlines and Qatar Airways expand their strategic alliance with a new codeshare agreement, allowing American customers to book Qatar Airways flights via Doha to and from 16 new countries. Pending the necessary government codeshare approvals, travelers will be able to book trips beyond Qatar to their final destinations in Ethiopia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, […]

Cool summer destinations and travel deal...

Web-exclusive One thing about booking at the eleventh hour is the thrill of not knowing where you’re going until the very last minute; also, you can get a great deal from both the hotel and the airline Topicsholiday organization | tourism in india | summer holidays Namrata Kohli | New Delhi Last […]

More than ‘chicken or beef’: Chef Kiwi o

The tablecloth is laid, the silver cutlery wrapped in a napkin placed in front of me. Next comes the main course: a plate of succulent pieces of blackened chicken, coated in spices. It is served in a puddle of tomato jam, with steamed rice and topped with crispy taro chips. This is followed by a […]

3-day international tourism fair in Dhak...

The three-day fair can be visited daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. upon payment of an entrance fee of Tk 40 per person TBS Report June 01, 2022, 8:10 p.m. Last modification: 01 June 2022, 20:16 File photo: Tourism in Bangladesh “> File photo: Tourism in Bangladesh After a hiatus of more than two […]

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. […]

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. […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]