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

Looking for a homestay vacation? Here a...

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

6 Alternative Careers Sara Ali Khan Woul...

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

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

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

One of the most exclusive countries in t...

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

CDC adds two destinations to its ‘high’

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

These New Yacht Voyages Trace The Steps ...

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

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

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

11 destinations that have visa on arriva...

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

Maldives: Want To Swim With Whale Sharks...

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

The Quarantine Guide to Camping – Luxury

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

Vakkaru Maldives and Oliver Steeds team ...

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

Disney’s new private jet tour takes you

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

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

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

Yotel signs the first hotel in Japan

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

Steve Backshall on his involvement with ...

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

CDC adds 6 destinations to ‘high’ risk c

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

Azerbaijan Airlines signs MoU with Boein...

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

The rich life and wild landscapes of Bhu...

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

Bhutan will increase visit fees

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

From Maldives to Sri Lanka to Jamaica an...

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

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to launch ultra low f...

Hello Male… Ultra Low cost and the Maldives are two terms that are rarely seen together in the same sentence, unless one or both are preceded by the word “not”. All of that is about to change however, with the news that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi – those exceptional value air travel assistants – announcing […]

Best places to visit, recreational activ...

Known as Treasure Island for its shimmering beauty and naturally blue lagoons, the Maldives is often considered the most scenic island destination in the world. Here you don’t take cars to get from one place to another, but rather boats and seaplanes. With all its natural beauties and archipelagos, there is plenty to experience in […]

Hottest night on record as heatwave cont...

The UK experienced its hottest night on record last night, with temperatures remaining in the mid-20s. It comes as a potential high of 41C is forecast for today as the heatwave continues, amid growing travel chaos. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps acknowledged that the UK transport network could not cope with the extreme heat and said […]

On tap: how the Maldives is restoring wa...

In 2014, the then president of the Maldives was forced to cut short an overseas trip to deal with an unfolding water crisis in the capital, Male. Without running water in one of the most densely populated capitals in the world, and more than a third of the population without water for drinking, bathing, cleansing […]

On the Road: Wild and Wild Western Austr...

According to Mr. Ed Fenny, marine biologist and charismatic captain of Shark Bay Dive and Marine Safaris, it is common while scuba diving to see dolphins, turtles, tiger and lemon sharks, dugongs and rays too. As we travel by boat to the cliffs of Zuytdorp on the outer edge of the bay, he recounts the […]

Travel: Discover the Milky Way from the ...

Looking from above and from afar, the hundreds of islands that make up the Maldives vaguely resemble an inverted night sky. Countless turquoise islands, sandbars, atolls and reefs scattered in a deep blue sea stand out like the stars, burning and hanging in the endless night of our universe. It’s easy to feel insignificant, small, […]

Travel news: Best destinations in 2022 a...

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) — In travel news this week, Time Out and TIME both announced their annual […]

Travel: Discover the Milky Way from the ...

Milaidhoo Island. Looking from above and from afar, the hundreds of islands that make up the Maldives vaguely resemble an inverted night sky. Countless turquoise islands, sandbars, atolls and reefs scattered in a deep blue sea stand out like the stars, burning and hanging in the endless night of our universe. It’s easy to feel […]

7 Countries That Allow UAE Resident Visa...

A simple and quick getaway… Want to go somewhere for a long weekend, but hold a passport that makes it difficult to just jump to a destination without planning ahead? Well, here are some countries you can visit. Residents of the United Arab Emirates from South Africa, India, Lebanon and others will be used to […]

Diethelm Travel Cambodia appoints Om Vot...

(July 12, 2022, 12:20 +07) Diethelm Travel Cambodia has appointed Om Vothy Rith as General Manager. Diethelm Travel Logo With over 20 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry in Cambodia, Vothy has a proven track record and brings a wealth of experience to this role. Vothy is a founding member of Vidotour […]

Milaidhoo Maldives appoints David Castañ

(July 12, 2022, 12:20 +07) Milaidhoo Maldives has appointed David Castaño as Managing Director. David Castano David, a Spanish national, has extensive experience in the hospitality industry having worked in Bhutan, Cook Islands, Tanzania, Chile and New Zealand. More recently David worked as a business consultant advising hotels on how to improve their performance, and […]

Discover the Milky Way from the Maldives...

Looking from above and from afar, the hundreds of islands that make up the Maldives vaguely resemble an inverted night sky. Countless turquoise islands, sandbars, atolls and reefs scattered in a deep blue sea stand out like the stars, burning and hanging in the endless night of our universe. It’s easy to feel insignificant, small, […]

Redefining group tours, from bespoke iti...

SINGAPORE – “Unity is strength.” This adage has gained in relevance, group travel experiencing a resurgence and not just among seniors. Google Trends showed that search volume for “group tours” – especially “small group tours” – has been on the rise for two years. But today’s group tours are different. Some are powered by influencers […]

Gender parity a distant dream in the wor...

India was ranked 135th in terms of gender parity on Wednesday, despite improving five places from last year thanks to better performances in the areas of economic participation and opportunity. Iceland has retained its place as the most equal country in the world, followed by Finland, Norway, New Zealand and Sweden, according to the World […]

Take a trip to the world’s first floatin

It may be a vacation paradise and a dream destination for honeymooners everywhere, but the beautiful archipelago of the Maldives is also one of the countries most at risk from climate change on the planet. Specifically, rising oceans that threaten to overwhelm its tropical islands which are the lowest on Earth – the highest point […]

Katherine Ryan and Joe Wilkinson launch ...

Thursday, July 7, 2022, 3:16 p.m. Katherine Ryan and Joe Wilkinson will present a new value-priced holiday series for Channel 4 Vacation at Joe and Katherine’s Bargain will see the couple ’embark on a relentless pursuit of well-priced getaways, both in the UK and further afield’ Six programs will cover vacations such as a family […]

10 Travel Vloggers to Follow on YouTube ...

OWhenever I consider planning a trip, the first thing I do is browse social media to find more details about the desired destination. Following a few good travel vloggers has always been helpful, whether it’s a two-day trip or a long vacation. There are several India travel content creators that offer fun and informative vlogs […]

Black Girl Bucket List: Instagram-worthy...

Luxurious bungalows, crystal blue waters and pleasant ambiances: what’s not to love? Precisely my thoughts before embarking on my first visit to the Maldives, and now, as someone who has made the trip many times, I can attest to what the hype was, and is still everything on. Located in the Indian Ocean, this South […]

Siladen is back and so are the baby turt...

Located in the heart of the beautiful Bunaken Marine Park, Siladen is one of the most popular resorts in North Sulawesi, whether you like great photos, snorkeling or just hanging out, eating delicious food and watching babies. turtles come out of their nests. And after two long years of Indonesia being closed to the outside […]

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts opens a new pro

Bulgari Hotels sets up in the Maldives. On Thursday, the upscale hotel group announced it would open one of its properties in the island nation by 2025. Dubbed Bulgari Resort Ranfushi (or “little golden island” in Dhivehi, the country’s official language ), the resort will be built on an island in Raa Atoll, just 45 […]

Island hopping in the Maldives: the must...

The island nation of the Maldives is one of the best vacation destinations in the world. Tourists flock to the resorts of the region to spend exquisite vacations. These islands are surrounded by turquoise waters. They are also covered with rich tropical vegetation. The paradise nation under the sun offers plenty of activities for travelers […]

5 Surprisingly Cheap All-Inclusive Vacat...

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4 golden rules for traveling with sex to...

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The Maldives are building a floating cit...

The Maldives is one of the world’s top beach destinations, attracting honeymooners, luxury seekers and sea lovers from all over the world. The country is building a floating city that can accommodate 20,000 people. Located about 10 minutes from the capital Malé, the project known as Maldives floating city will be completed by 2027. Learn […]

The 20 best family vacations abroad in 2...

How to do: Red Savannah (01242 787800; redsavannah.com) has several lovely schooners for hire, accommodating up to 20 people; while Blue Cruise (020 8968 7770; bluecruise.co.uk) offers affordable shared cruises Entry requirements? Entry without testing for fully vaccinated people and children under 12; via PCR or antigen test, or proof of cure, for others. Online […]

Halal cuisine could provide a competitiv...

Accommodation and resort operations with Halal branded foods will attract many consumers from diverse backgrounds who contribute positively to the economy of the host country as there are so many jobs created to support medical and wellness tourism. being which would include hospitality businesses with hotels, restaurants, transportation, entertainment business, health and wellness businesses. Global […]

Sushmita Sen’s vacation photos in the Ma

There’s no denying that travel is one of the best ways to recharge, recuperate, and spend quality time with friends and family. So if you’ve thought about flying away with your loved one, but can’t focus on a destination, get inspired by Sushmita Senwho recently vacationed in the Maldives. The former Miss Universe shared some […]

SUP Surf Coaching boat trip available in...

Do you want to surf perfect waves in the Maldives while improving your technique with an expert coach and learning about the surrounding marine life? If so, join a SUP surf coaching boat trip September 10-17 in the Maldives with Travel With A Paddle. Beau Nixon, former Australian SUP surfing champion, competitor and experienced trainer […]

Jersey hotel is a lavish home away from ...

The Club Hotel & Spa, in St Helier, Jersey, is home to the Bohemia restaurant which has put the island on the food map and should be on any foodie’s favorites list Pool at He Club Hotel & Spa in Jersey ( Image: Handout) THE ATMOSPHERE This laid-back yet luxurious boutique hotel, a short walk […]

The best of travel, from an Indian fort ...

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 […]

Gaurav Thakur appointed General Manager ...

The complex, which will have 109 pool villas, will open on July 1, 2022 Hilton has appointed Gaurav Thakur as General Manager of the future Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa. Located on a private island in the North Male Atoll, the 109-villa resort will open July 1, 2022, marking the entry of Hilton’s flagship […]

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa Ap

Hilton has appointed Gaurav Thakur as General Manager of the future Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa. Located on a private island in the North Malé Atoll, the 109 pool villa resort will open on July 1, 2022, marking the entry of Hilton’s flagship brand into the Maldives. “Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa is […]

A guide to summer getaways using Bollywo...

If you’re looking to beat the summer heat, why not turn to leading B-Town ladies living the good life. Let their Instagram help you plan the perfect vacation. No matter how bright and hot the summer sun is, one tends to escape the summer months by traveling to scenic destinations. Basking in the sun seems […]

3 Financial Planning Steps to Take When ...

50 may be the new 30, but hitting half a century – still justifies doing those smart retreats … [+] relocation planning. LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 05: Joe Manganiello and Sofia Vergara arrive at the 2020 LA Art Show Opening Night at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 05, 2020 in Los Angeles, […]

Gaurav Thakur appointed General Manager ...

Previous story: Sikkim CM praised by SMU for providing 50 deserving students with free MBBS course Next story: FC Goa appoint Gorka Azkorra and Joel Dones to new coaching staff Gaurav Thakur appointed General Manager of Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa Posted on June 13, 2022 With two decades of hospitality experience, Thakur will […]

Destination Disconnect: 8 ways travelers...

It’s easier said than done: you’ve just landed in a beautiful destination, but you’re struggling to disconnect from the stressors of everyday life. And you are not alone. A new Summer Trends survey released by Hilton found that more than half of Americans (51%) feel guilty about taking time off and only 40% of travelers […]

Tawi-tawi: a destination you have to cho...

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato (MindaNews/June 06) – With our travel fund expiring in a few days, choosing our destination after two years of the pandemic was not a difficult decision. From the beginning, with beaches as a priority and kids left at home, we always wanted to visit Tawi-tawi. Despite how it was painted in the […]

Multiple Choice Getaway: A Travel Guide ...

Travel – June 4, 2022 | 5:00 PM PT Quy Nhon has emerged on the world tourism map as a “perfect place for a relaxed getaway”, but its attractions are far more diverse than typical getaway destinations. BEST TIME TO VISIT A good time to visit this relatively quiet city on the south central coast […]

An Insider’s Guide to Sumba: Bali’s Unsp

On the western edge of the sea of ​​Savu, a few islands east of Bali, there is a place of its own – where wild horses still roam the palm-lined beaches and stretches of road see more buffalo. how many cars. An island of shade-draped natural pools and legendary surf spots, but also dry stretches […]

How do timeshares work? A useful guide

Whole tropical island in tropical ocean atoll. Uninhabited and wild subtropical island with palm trees. ‘TimeShare’ inscription in the sand on a tropical island, the Maldives. Did you know that approximately 9.9 million American households own some form of timeshare? Additionally, in 2019, the timeshare industry grew by 7%. There is a lot of interest […]

The luxury island of Dubai where each ro...

(CNN) — Stepping off the speedboat onto soft white sand dotted with lush tropical vegetation, it could be easy to mistake this resort for Bali or the Maldives. It is, in fact, one of Dubai’s latest eye-catching megaprojects, Anantara World Islands, nestled just 15 minutes from the city’s coastline. The resort is the first to […]

The 9 best children’s surf books

Ignite your child’s curiosity about the ocean with these nine great children’s surf books. Photo: Torsten Dederichs//Unsplash. Reading is beneficial for everyone, but especially for children. It helps strengthen the brain, expand vocabulary, stimulate the imagination and broaden their understanding of the world. Plus, if you choose the right books, it can help them learn […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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% […]

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 […]

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 […]

Malaysian man ‘halfheartedly’ visits Mal

Write U.S We can finally travel again! We would like to know about your travels and adventures not only in Malaysia but also abroad. If you don’t feel like traveling yet, that’s okay, because you can always tell us about your past vacation instead. Your story – experiences, tips, advice – should be between 700 […]

AP COVID Hospitality Bulletin Asia-Pacif...

Transactions that matter. — Photo by Source: AP Hospitality Advisors Asia-Pacific reopening status. — Photo by Source: AP Hospitality Advisors PA Webinar – The landscape of hotel operators in Asia-Pacific: results of our latest publication. Join us on Friday, May 6 at 3:00 p.m. (Hong Kong/Beijing time) for the webinar covering the hotel operator landscape […]

A guide on how to plan your next luxury ...

Physical possessions come and go throughout life, but the memories you create while traveling are what really last. A luxurious vacation is the perfect solution if you want to take a break from your busy schedule and recharge your batteries. Everyone would enjoy a relaxing trip to their favorite destination. Nowadays, thanks to technology, you […]

Eid 2022: 5 best travel destinations for...

Image source: FREEPIK Singapore lights up during Eid celebrations and is the perfect travel destination Eid is a time to celebrate and spend time with family and loved ones. Usually on Eid day people love to travel with their partners and children and the occasion also provides time for bonding. If you are looking to […]

10 unexpected ways travelers end up in j...

Bridget Jones is arrested as a tourist in Thailand in “The Edge of Reason”. Photo: Alamy You don’t have to be a drug courier or a serious criminal to get in trouble with the law while on vacation. Here are 10 seemingly innocuous mistakes that could land you in jail. Carry prescription drugs The Emirates […]

I took my kids out of school for a once-...

They befriended Picasso Fish and Rabbit Fish. When I asked the kids what their favorite parts of the trip were, I expected Coco Pops for breakfast or the ice cream cart; the highlight of each afternoon. Instead, they chose the coral class, snorkeling, and dolphin and turtle watching. Phew. However, do not think for a […]

FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE ANNOUNCES 2022 STAR ...

Nine destinations get their first five-star hotel London named five-star capital of the world 10 New American Hotels Win Top Honor; the Maldives adds four new five-star properties ATLANTE, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As travel rebounds in many parts of the world, Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only independent and rigorous global rating system […]

From Amman to Zurich, the winners of the...

Jravel has made a comeback. All of these delayed openings and canceled holidays, conferences and festive getaways have given hotels and resorts plenty of time to improve their services, rejuvenate their facilities and redesign a better experience for guests. As travelers return to their favorite properties this summer — or seek out new ones — […]

7 reasons why you shouldn’t miss a trip

The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa Sun-drenched white sand beaches, turquoise blue Indian Ocean, crisp tropical air and a line of elegant palm trees stretching into the distance. This is the nirvana of the Maldives. If there’s a […]

Eid Al Fitr 2022: are you leaving the Un...

Dubai: UAE residents are looking forward to a long Eid weekend at the end of this month, and if you’re planning a quick getaway to take advantage of the extended holiday, you might want to catch up on the COVID-19 requirements you need. to accomplish. Although many countries have relaxed COVID-19 testing and quarantine guidelines, […]

Sonakshi Sinha in the Maldives for the A...

India’s April cover star Sonakshi Sinha adds a bit of glitz and glamor to the Maldives Life has become a little more mundane than usual over the past two years of the pandemic as the world has come to a standstill. Empty streets and passports without new stamps, confinement has chilled the soul of the […]

6 reasons to take a trip to the Maldives...

We claim it: 2022 is the year travel restarts – and with that, we’re all talking about destinations reigniting our love of travel. Whether it’s relaxation, adventure or everything in between, there’s nothing quite like embarking on your first vacation after a long time. No matter what type of globetrotter you are, a trip to […]

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SOTC Travel expands its presence in Tami...

Targets growing travel demand from Trichy with new franchise outlet in Thillai Nagar SOTC Travel recently inaugurated its new franchise outlet in Thillai Nagar. With the strategic objective of tapping into the high potential market of Trichy and expanding the company’s footprint in Tamil Nadu, the company’s new outlet is located in the heart of […]

Steady increase in outbound travel from ...

The lifting of air bubble agreements has given a boost to outbound tourism from Kerala to Europe and other popular destinations, although airfares remain higher and not all international flights have resumed service . Dubai and much of Europe have reopened their skies to tourists after the pandemic, although others like Thailand, Malaysia and a […]

How to avoid labor and visa fraud when a...

Dubai: Everyone dreams of prosperity, success and finding that elusive job. With so many opportunities to find opportunities in the UAE, it is only natural that some opportunistic people abuse this need. Thus, those wishing to enter the United Arab Emirates for the purposes of work, visit, investment, residence or any other legal purpose could […]

A quick guide to all things Emirates ide...

The Emirates ID card will now be used as the primary proof of your residence as an expat and visa stickers in passports have been removed. A historic change that came into effect from today, April 11, 2022. As processes become clearer, here’s a quick guide to everything you need to know about the Emirates […]

3 exciting new resorts in the Maldives

Kuda Villingili Resort in the North Male Atoll of the Maldives. Kuda Villalingili Resort Of the approximately 1,200 islands in the Maldives, there seems to be a new resort popping up every week, so popular is this collection of white sand/turquoise water/reef and fish-filled atolls in the Indian Ocean. (Even more so after dropping the […]

Overseas warnings intensify tourism’s ag

By Renishka Fernando Views) : All stakeholders in the tourism industry staged a peaceful protest outside the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) on April 5 Photo by MA Pushpa Kumara Sri Lanka’s tourism industry is once again facing a crisis due to economic, political and social issues that have attracted attention abroad. Countries have […]

The most luxurious 5-star hotels where c...

Two planners mentioned Aman Hotels, which offer breathtaking views and luxe amenities like in-room wine cellars and private meditation gardens. The spa at the Aman Tokyo hotel in Japan. Agent Wolf/Shutterstock Aman has 33 luxury resorts, hotels and private residences in 20 countries around the world, but some of Aman’s most popular resorts are in […]

12 private islands you can book with poi...

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Private islands might be the calling cards of the rich and famous, but you don’t have to be either to enjoy the same benefits. You just need to live up to your […]

Top 10 tips to save on travel and boost ...

As the summer season approaches, people start thinking about where they will take their next vacation. For some, this is the first break since the pandemic quarantined the world. Although Covid-19 continues to cast shadows over people’s daily lives, the nation has to deal with other trying factors such as the cost of living crisis. […]

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What makes traveling enjoyable are the discoveries people make on their journeys. While traveling, one can discover many things about the world that one never thought could exist. Countries differ in many ways such as culture, lifestyle, landscape, people, attractions and much more. A tourist exploring different counties has a chance to learn a lot […]

MMPRC launches a new campaign with ASTA

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched a new marketing campaign in association with the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA). The new marketing initiative will target the US traveler market, which will be a one-year campaign. As part of this initiative, the island nation will be placed on the ASTA Worldwide […]

Full list of 14 countries with no Covid ...

Coronavirus has changed the world of travel with Covid testing and vaccine requirements now an integral part of holidays. The good news is that countries are easing their restrictions – in fact, 14 countries, including Mexico, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden, have scrapped Covid travel rules entirely. With UK travel rules having ended when you return […]

Outrigger Acquires Five-Star Resort in t...

WHY IT RATES: Both loyal Outrigger guests and new to the brand will love the luxurious five-star Outrigger Maldives Maafushivaru resort, which includes Outrigger’s signature experiences to deliver memorable excursions, like coral reef restoration. – Lacey Pfalz, Associate Editor, TravelPulse Outrigger Hospitality Group announced today that it has acquired the newly renovated five-star Maafushivaru Resort […]

5 luxury outdoor, wellness and nature re...

Remember when “forest bathing” made us smile? No more. The Japanese, of course, have long believed in the health benefits of shinrin yoku, their term for it. And thinkers like John Muir and Henry David Thoreau testified eloquently in their writings to the clarity and inspiration they found on nature walks. These days, doctors are […]

MMPRC launches campaign with ASTA

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has launched a marketing campaign with the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA). MMPRC states that this campaign targets the United States (US) market. They said this is a one-year campaign, which will place the Maldives in the ASTA Worldwide Destination Guide, which is a valuable country-by-country […]

Cheval Blanc Paris rewarded by Michelin ...

“These stars recognize Arnaud Donckele’s years of hard work and his high standards. He is a genius alchemist who takes us on a journey full of emotion and poetry. He transforms each of his creations into something exceptional and never stops reinventing himself to continue to surprise us every day and take us on a […]

The Maldives remains the preferred trave...

Most countries have now eased travel restrictions imposed at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Maldives, a popular travel destination known for its sunny beaches and blue waters, is poised for an influx of tourism after the ease of Covid restrictions. The Maldives reopened its borders to international tourists in July 2020. Over 6,000 […]

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Torbjørn Pedersen agrees that his idea sounds crazy. Travel to every country in the world, live on just US$20 a day, and do it all without ever using a plane. Crazy, yes, but as Pedersen says, “a good kind of crazy”. For the past nine years, Pedersen, also known as Thor, has criss-crossed the world, […]

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 abolishes RT-PCR test before de...

The new rules eliminate PCR testing on arrival and make it easier than ever to visit the paradise island according to the Maldives Ministry of Tourism. The Public Health Emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic has announced that the Maldives 2-year PCR test on arrival is being waived from March 14 for fully stung international arrivals. […]

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 […]

2022 Development Update: The Maldives

The Indian Ocean nation of Maldives, with its 26 atolls connecting 1,192 coral islands scattered over 35,000 square miles, has long been an idyllic getaway for travelers seeking rest and relaxation. Although with development in recent years impacted by the pandemic, inbound travel remains steady as demand for private beaches and overwater villas has never […]

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 […]