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Are Sushmita Sen and Lalit Modi no longe...

Sushmita Sen and Lalit Modi took the internet by storm when they made their relationship official just over a month ago. However, rumors about their breakup have started circulating since Modi changed his bio and profile picture on Instagram. Sushmita Sen and Lalit Modi break up after a few weeks of relationship? The IPL founder […]

Covid-19 infections, hospital admissions...

Weekly Covid-19 cases and hospital admissions continue to decline in the Maldives. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) in its latest figures released on Monday, revealed that 68 new infections were detected between August 28 and September 3. During this period, only one new hospitalization was recorded. New cases confirmed over the past week include 16 […]

The most searched consumer brands in 202...

Ranked: The 25 best islands to visit in 2022 After a crisis caused by a pandemic, travel has finally resumed in many parts of the world. After years of waiting, where are people looking forward to going on their next vacation? This chart uses survey data from Travel + Leisure (T+L) to highlight the top […]

Russian holidaymakers flock to non-Europ...

Everything changed on February 24, the day Russia invaded Ukraine. As Russian rockets rained down on Ukraine, international sanctions were quick to follow: the Russian ruble crashed, Russian bank accounts and credit cards were blocked abroad. International travel has suddenly become much more complicated for ordinary Russians. “Interest in travel all but evaporated in late […]

Breaking: The world’s cheapest surfer, K

And how he could possibly be saved by a 90s country boy who once threatened Kelly Slater’s dominance! This writer recently had the opportunity to take a two and a half week road trip along the east coast of Australia, traveling from Newcastle in the south to Noosa in the north. A distance of approximately […]

Sri Lanka Football – taken on the wrong

They became enemies of friends and they came together again to fight against the malfeasance of the current administration of the FFSL. News is raging in media circles about the impending AGM of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL), following the visit of FIFA officials early next week for talks with the President and […]

Ethereum Plunges as Hideaways Token Pres...

The Hideaways (HDWY) token is the new kid on the block, and it’s making quite an impression. The presale of this cryptocurrency is gaining momentum, with the price of Ethereum ($ETH) falling as investors flock to buy this new digital asset. Here’s why you should pay attention to The Hideaways (HDWY) token: The Hideaways Token […]

Lalit Modi and Sushmita have broken up! ...

Lalit Modi and Sushmita Sen have broken up! We’re not telling you this thing as a made up story, but social media users are telling it. So let us explain why social media users are saying this. In fact, one small step from IPL founder Lalit Modi raised the question of his relationship with Sushmita […]

Travel news: Pilot battle in the cockpit...

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) — It’s Labor Day weekend in the US and Canada and just plain old […]

The Vanishing Russian Tourist – Asia Tim

Tourist destinations around the world are taking a hit to their economies as Russians stay home due to war-related sanctions, with possible long-term effects on international tourism. It comes as European countries bordering Russia say they could ban all Russian tourists. Russians were the seventh largest consumer of tourists in the world before the pandemic, […]

Sri Lanka’s ousted former president Gota

Sri Lanka’s ousted former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa returns from Thailand after 7 weeks Vartha Bharati | 03-09-2022 | 10:31:00 IST Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa | PC: @GotabayaR/Twitter Colombo, September 3: Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was warmly welcomed as he returned from Thailand to Colombo amid tight security on Friday night, ending […]

Sri Lanka’s ousted president returns hom

By Ebi Kesiena Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country seven weeks ago after a wave of mass protests rocked the island, returned home on Friday evening. According to airport officials, Rajapaksa returned from Thailand, where he had been living since August 11 after staying in the Maldives and Singapore following his […]

Italy ITA plans flights to New Delhi fro...

ITA Airways IATA/ICAO code: AZ/ITE Airline type: Full service carrier Hub(s): Rome Fiumicino Airport Year of foundation: 2020 Alliance: SkyTeam CEO: Fabio Lazzerini Country: Italy ITA Airways has announced a new service to New Delhi coming this winter. The Italian airline will launch flights to the Indian capital on December 3 as part of a […]

Veterans, serving naval officers on the ...

New Delhi: The Indian Navy now has a new ensign, stripped of its colonial antecedents which featured the blood red cross of St. George. But it’s a sample that a cross section of veterans and serving naval officers deemed “uninspiring and pedestrian” but didn’t want to say the same on the record. “The new sign […]

International Travel Tips – Shaw Local

Are some international trips in your future? Whether it’s basking in the sun in Cancun, going on safari in Africa or diving in the Maldives, here are some tips to help you turn your dream getaway into a reality: 1. Be flexible The ever-changing nature of travel due to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic means being […]

Maldives records 153,204 arrivals from I...

The Maldives has recorded 153,204 tourist arrivals from neighboring India so far in 2022. The latest weekly statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism reveal that a total of 1,078,635 tourists were welcomed between January 1 and August 31. This included 131,764 tourists welcomed in January, 149,008 tourist arrivals in February, 150,739 tourists welcomed in […]

Sushmita Sen went on a jet ski tour with...

Sushmita Sen is a huge travel enthusiast and she is mostly seen traveling around the world with her beautiful daughters Renee and Alisah. Recently, the actress took to Instagram to upload a video from her trip to the Maldives with her daughters which reveals the Sen family enjoying jet ski rides in the blues of […]

Where to go if you want to have the best...

Planning a snorkeling trip but not sure where to go to find the best reefs and marine life? Whether your goal is to travel to tropical islands or find the best snorkeling tripswe will provide you with the information you need to explore the ocean. We scoured popular reviews and did our research to compile […]

Where can Indian citizens travel at the ...

After two years of full lockdowns, stay-at-home orders and restricted travel, countries around the world are rapidly opening their borders to avid travellers. India has also followed suit: at the end of March 2022, the country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation restored international passenger flights and routes were almost restored to pre-pandemic levels. With so […]

Surfing champion Kelly Slater triumphs a...

Lately, many of the world’s top resort hotels have been venturing their event programming into increasingly esoteric activities and sponsorships. At the same time, surfing continues to thrive around the world, with lesser-known surf spots like the Maldives now on the map. Combine the two themes and you have the tenth anniversary Four Seasons Maldives […]

Covid curbs led to surge in drug traffic...

Restrictions imposed worldwide in 2020-2021 due to the coronavirus and increased use of the darknet have led to a two- to three-fold increase in drug trafficking via couriers and postal services in India during this period, according to a latest NCB report. Data compiled by the Federal Narcotics Agency indicates that while there were only […]

Retirees fuel family holiday boom as tra...

The retirees would help fuel a record sales boom for a travel agency in Wirral. Hays Travel North West, which has stores in Bebington, Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Heswall, Moreton, Prenton, Wallasey and West Kirby, reported sales increased by 30% this month. Demand would be highest in the North West branches as grandparents fund family vacations. […]

Hong Kong, Kenya, Portugal and the Unite...

(01 September 2022, 11:08 +07) World Rugby has unveiled the match schedule for the Final Qualification Tournament which will determine the 20th and final qualifier for the Rugby World Cup 2023 in France. Played over three match days from November 6 to 18 at Sevens Stadium in Dubai, the final qualifying tournament for RWC 2023 […]

UNGA77: 5 essential things to know about...

Weeks before the opening of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the United Nations diplomatic community, together with the residents of New York, prepare for the annual arrival of heads of state and government. of the whole world. , after two years of disruption caused by COVID-19. Many details are yet to […]

Jamaica expects influx of Saudi tourists...

RIYADH: Jamaica, an island nation in the Caribbean, expects to receive at least 100,000 tourists from Saudi Arabia over the next three years, as the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in tourism, said said Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, Bartlett said the new tourism […]

Emirates carries more than 10 million su...

DALLAS – This summer, more than 10 million passengers traveled to 130 destinations on approximately 35,000 flights operated by Emirates (EK), the world’s largest international airline. 130 pitches. During what has been dubbed “the summer of chaos”, the airline increased its frequency of flights to 33 cities on busy routes in Europe, Asia and the […]

Black Travel Vibes: This is how you do a...

Photo credit: @kingjaffejoey The Maldives is what travel dreams are made of, which is why it remains high on the wish list of most black travelers. After all, who wouldn’t want to spend their days in paradise? Think sunny skies, floating villas, tasty cuisine and the bluest blues as far as the eye can see […]

Emirates carries more than 10 million pa...

Dubai, UAE:- Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, carried more than 10 million passengers on nearly 35,000 flights to 130 destinations this summer. Anticipating the strong return of travel demand, Emirates has worked closely with its airport partners to operate as planned, minimize travel disruption and get customers on their planned holidays and trips to […]

We visited the first edition of JLF Sone...

A pioneer of sustainable luxury in the Maldives, Soneva Fushi hosted a tropical edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) in May. Travel + Leisure India & South Asia dove deep into this unique confluence of experiences and came out with some pearls of wisdom. By Sumeet Keswani I thought I knew the Maldives. More […]

Anantara Named Best Luxury Hotel Brand o...

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Anantara Hotels & Resorts won the award for Best Luxury Hotel Brand in the 2022 USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Contest. BANGKOK, Thailand (PRWEB) August 30, 2022 Anantara Hotels and Resorts Won Top Luxury Hotel Brand USA 2022 TODAY 10Top Readers Choice travel contest. The award recognizes the brand’s […]

Leisure Travel Market Projections and Re...

Main companies covered by the Leisure travel market The searches are American Express Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Cox & Kings Ltd, Expedia Group, JTB USA, Inc., Priceline (Booking Holdings, Inc.), Thomas Cook India Ltd, Travel Leaders Group, TUI Group and World Travel, Inc. and other key market players. The global leisure travel market held a […]

Finnair to launch 21 weekly flights to D...

(August 30, 2022, 10:50 +07) Finnair and its oneworld partner Qatar Airways have reached an agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation on flights between Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and Doha, Qatar. The two airlines said they were also considering opening services between another undisclosed European destination and Doha. The services will be supported by […]

What to expect in some of the best hotel...

Guests of Phinda Mountain Lodge Superior Suite will experience fantastic game drives to see the … [+] animals. and beyond Many travelers, especially those traveling with family or on business, opt for a suite for more space. But the extra space isn’t the only reason to upgrade your digs. In some cases, booking a suite […]

Maldives confirms 68 new Covid-19 cases,...

The Maldives has confirmed 68 new cases of Covid-19 and one additional death from the virus. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) in its latest figures released on Monday, revealed that 68 new infections were detected between August 21 and 27. During this period, eight new hospital admissions were also recorded. New cases confirmed over the […]

Spend five nights at a newly opened Mald...

That’s a whopping 54% off! It’s not every day that you see a newly opened and much-loved luxury resort in the Maldives presenting an exclusive offer. But for Travelzoo members, Patina Maldives, Fari Islands did exactly that. The Fari Islands are an ecological archipelago created by man in the Maldives, and Patina Maldives is located […]

The paradise island nation that rivals t...

Rooms are grouped in the Cliff, Bay, and Ocean houses, and all have access to private or shared pools. At Cliff House, this expanse of aquatic infinity juts above ground level, shimmering under a shady tree canopy. The bounty of local vegetation often appears everywhere, from fruit at breakfast, sourced from a nearby farm, to […]

Vani Kapoor leads the way as four Indian...

Skafto (Sweden): Vani Kapoor and three other Indian golfers made the cut at the Skafto Open, a Ladies European Tour event, here today. Vani carded a 3-under 66 to tie for 32nd. Tvesa Malik (69), Amandeep Drall (70) and Diksha Dagar (71) were all T-45s. Meanwhile, in Crans Montana (Switzerland), Shubhankar Sharma missed the cut […]

Sushmita Sen’s day with ex-boyfriend Roh

Sushmita Sen pictured with her ex-boyfriend Rohman Shawl. Even after their breakup, Sushmita Sen and her ex-boyfriend Rohman Shawl are often spotted in Mumbai. Speaking of which, on Sunday the actress was filmed walking out of a decorating shop with Rohman and her eldest daughter Renee Sen in Santacruz. For her day, Sushmita Sen opted […]

Unlike the Americas, Europe will have to...

One of the hardest hit industries during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic has been tourism worldwide. And while tourists have started returning to the continents of Europe and the Americas, Asia is still struggling to attract tourists. Additionally, many countries have yet to ease restrictions. Many renowned tourist sites in Asia-Pacific, such as the […]

Longstanding electricity problems in Mr....

Long-standing electricity problems on Veyvah Island in Meemu Atoll have come to an end with the inauguration of a new power station. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih inaugurated the new power plant on Veyvah Island on Sunday, where he arrived as part of his ongoing five-island tour of Meemu Atoll. The power station and office building […]

Punjab to explore its Buddhist historica...

The tourism industry engages a billion people every year who travel to tourist destinations around the world to quench their thirst for discovering new places and understanding history. The tourism sector accounted for 10% of global GDP in 2019 and was worth almost nine trillion dollars. In 2019, travel and tourism was one of the […]

Look East: Visa delays and high fares pu...

NEW DELHI: The East has become the most viable option for budget conscious people Indian tourists due to exorbitant westbound airfares and visa delays to the US, Canada, UK and European Schengen countries. As a result, countries like UAE, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Maldives and even Sri Lanka have become must-visit destinations for budget travellers. […]

Four Seasons announces four amazing priv...

Your private jet is waiting for you! Four Seasons announces new itineraries for its first-class private travel experiences. Routes 2024 The Four Seasons is releasing the first half of its 2024 itineraries, which include four different individualized trips: African Wonders, Asia Unveiled, Timeless Encounters and World of Adventures. African Wonders is a 12-night trip starting […]

Tourist arrivals figure for August tops ...

Tourist arrivals recorded so far in August have passed the 100,000 mark. The latest weekly statistics published by the Ministry of Tourism reveal that a total of 110,079 tourists were welcomed between August 1 and 24. This is the eighth month of the year in which more than 100,000 tourist arrivals have been recorded. The […]

The story of Andaman’s first recycled ec

It all started with love, passion and a leap of faith. Located on Havelock Island in Andaman, Outback Havelock is an eco-luxury resort designed by Zorawar Purohit (Director of Outback Havelock) and his partners with the aim of making the most of the resources available on the island, even if it required them to visit […]

The 25 best islands to visit in 2022

The most popular websites since 1993 Over the past three decades, the Internet has grown at a breakneck pace. In 1993, there were less than 200 websites available on the World Wide Web. Fast forward to 2022, and that number has grown to 2 billion. This graphic animated by James Eagle provides a historical overview […]

IHCL CONTINUES ON ACCELERATED GROWTH WIT...

Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and CEO, IHCL Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate and Development, IHCL IHCL -INDUSTRY LEADER WITH THE SIGNATURE OF 50 HOTELS AND THE OPENING OF 27 HOTELS IN 24+ MONTHS MUMBAI, AUGUST 26, 2022 (GPN): Indian Hotels Limited (IHCL)India’s largest hospitality company, continued its course of rapid expansion, with […]

7 Ways Metaverse Will Impact Digital Mar...

Did you know that virtual reality will soon be adopted globally? Did you also know that Metaverse is one of the most impactful blockchain projects for virtual reality and augmented reality? It is true that Metaverse is not as well known as other blockchain projects. However, its potential to change the world of digital marketing […]

Accor ALL 20% discount + 1,000 bonus poi...

Accor has launched another offer for stays in Southeast Asia, Japan and Korea until December 31, 2022. Accor Live Limitless (ALL) members who book a stay of two nights or more and pay with a specific credit card can save 20% and earn 1,000 bonus points. The offer is valid for reservations until November 5th. […]

How low-cost regional carriers are flyin...

Traditionally seen as exotic and luxurious vacation destinations, Middle Eastern countries are trying to revive tourism without diluting their appeal for “luxury”. A report from a data analytics and consulting firm, GlobalDatapredicts that the Middle East is poised for a low-cost carrier (LCC) boom as the region sees demand for affordable luxury. Thus, countries like […]

Kuwait Airways will operate 8 new flight...

The Kuwait Airways Corporation has announced that it will start operating flights to 8 new destinations, including direct flights to the Maldives, Al-Qabas daily reports. The company explained that the new destinations are Maldives, Abu Dhabi, Kuala Lumpur, Addis Ababa, Medina, Taif, Hyderabad, Kathmandu, saying it continues to operate the two Madrid and Izmir destinations […]

Revenue from incoming visitors increased...

August 26, 2022, 10:00 a.m. Last modification: August 26, 2022, 12:40 p.m. Infographic: TBS “> Infographic: TBS The contribution of incoming visitors to the public treasury increased by around 59% year-on-year in 2021, thanks to the deployment of a massive vaccination in the South Asia region which also succeeded in containing the pandemic. Income from […]

In the day and age of unchecked surf rag...

Rage, rage against the dying light. It is undeniable that we live at a time of heightened surf rage. Of LaJolla at malibu across the great Pacific to snapper rocksand back to San Francisco, “uncontrollable violence” is our motto. Why? Hard to say but I think easy to blame Covid, Costco and… I don’t know, […]

Scenic Group strengthens its management ...

WHY IT RATES: Scenic Group anticipates future growth with new promotions and appointments. — Lacey Pfalz, Associate Editor, TravelPulse Scenic Group, which includes Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours and Emerald Cruises, continues to strengthen its global leadership team with the addition of two highly regarded industry veterans and internal promotions. As Scenic Group seeks to […]

Think flying is stressful right now? Tr...

This one is personal. A few days ago I read a scathing review in The Guardian, titled “Only a country as complacent as the United Kingdom could give up its border privilege so easily”. Oh, burn! Author, Nesrine Malik, writes about lower-ranking passports and passport privileges: “Someone with a lower-ranking passport will tell you that […]

How Aeroflot survives after Russia invad...

[ Editor’s Pick ]August 25, 2022 6:00 a.m. ET By Fangzhong Guo How Aeroflot Survives After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine — Part 1: Jumbo Jets Six months have passed since Russia invaded Ukraine. Despite overwhelming support for Ukraine from the rest of the world, an end to the conflict between the two countries is still […]

Belgrade airport welcomes more than 700,...

Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla Airport welcomed more than 700,000 passengers through its gates in July, just 3% below its pre-pandemic levels. The airport welcomed some 712,500 travelers during the month. It was the second busiest July on record behind 2019. During the month, the number of commercial aircraft movements was down 2.8% from three years ago. […]

ENG vs SA live stream details – When and

England will face South Africa in the second Test in Manchester from August 25. This is a must match for the hosts to keep the series alive. They suffered an innings loss in the first test. The team led by Ben Stokes are far behind in the WTC points table in seventh place while the […]

ITB Asia organizes conference sessions

SINGAPORE, August 25, 2022: ITB Asia, hosted by Messe Berlin (Singapore), has announced the lineup of talks and keynote sessions for this year’s ITB Asia conference. Alongside MICE Show Asia and Travel Tech Asia, ITB Asia will be held as an in-person event from October 19-21 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Marina […]

Two San Francisco surfers prove supernat...

“I kinda wish…for the Phil Perrys of the world, the Perry Danes, the Johnny Boys to come back and settle this lineup, man.” One of the best stories in modern surfing is the relationship between Kelly Slater, a supernaturally talented kid from the Florida small waves, with Oahu’s North Shore, the legendary seven-mile miracle. Faced […]

A country-by-country guide to travel res...

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Centara co-sponsors budding Olympic sail...

Bangkok, Thailand – Centara Hotels and ResortsThailand’s leading hotel operator, will co-sponsor Thai sailor Sophia Montgomery who is about to represent Thailand at the 2022 ILCA World Under-21 Championships in Portugal later this month. The sponsorship is part of Centara’s commitment to supporting women in sport and young Thai athletes as they strive for sporting […]

Police on high alert in La Jolla after a...

“The majority of commentators admitted to not reading the magazine. But they knew they hated it.” Some things are worth fighting for. For me, it’s quality work, especially the writing. Good handwriting is essential. It shapes our thoughts, communicates our shared experiences, and reminds us that we are human. Yet most writers are not paid […]

Where to go for the best plant-based din...

Ananda Dining Offerings Ananda Eating healthy and plant-based on vacation is no longer a mutually exclusive endeavor. Quality vegetables are here to stay as Michelin-starred chefs and award-winning resorts lead the way in the bland vegetarian wilderness with inspiring offerings. Think sophisticated vegan menus, dedicated vegan kitchens, and vegetarian/vegan cooking classes that feature home-grown ingredients. […]

This new retreat in the Maldives takes w...

Welcome to an island of well-being. JOALI BE Flying to the remote Maldives for a trip is the right answer to find the ultimate in rest and relaxation. But the new JOALI BEING complex will help your newfound well-being extend far beyond the holidays. Opened in November 2021, JOALI BEING offers everything you’d expect from […]

Europe’s secret island known as the ‘Mal

The earthy smell of pine trees wafted over the pool and our lounge chairs. We lay here all day, watching the yachts lazily cruise across the bay in the warm glow of the sun. 4 Until recently, the ancient city of Phaselis contained only ruinsCredit: Shutterstock The ancient Turkish city of Phaselis was once loved […]

You too have a fierce passion for travel...

If you are a travel lover, have you ever wondered what kind of traveler you are? Are you a nature lover, romantic or just a bit adventurous. Maybe you never noticed this thing, but if you like to travel to different places in the world, you can be inspired a bit by Bollywood celebrities. Every […]

Legal and political aspects of possible ...

Only a few years ago, Russia and the EU were actively engaged in a dialogue on a visa-free regime. Unfortunately, visa issues have taken a completely different turn in the last ten years. Today, far from discussing the abolition of visa requirements for all Russian nationals, some EU countries are considering banning the issuance of […]

Comfort and cheap travel in Iran with Sa...

In the post-Corona era, in order to get a cheap and comfortable trip to one of the most beautiful tourist regions in Asia with four-season nature and rich culture, the use of digital tourism capabilities will be a wise choice. Traveling in Iran and observing the historical, natural, cultural and artistic charms of Iran’s 31 […]

Maldives reports 99 new Covid-19 cases; ...

35 of the 99 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed last week were from outlying atolls. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) in its latest figures released on Monday, revealed that 99 new infections were detected between August 14 and 20. During this period, nine new hospital admissions were also recorded. New cases confirmed over the past […]

BWF World Championships: Sai Praneeth lo...

BWF World Championships 2022: Former bronze medalist Sai Praneeth put up a valiant fight against world number 4 Chou Tien Chen in a men’s singles first round match in Tokyo on Monday, August 22. Sai Praneeth lost to Chou Tien Chen in the first round (Photo Reuters) Indian commuters had a mixed morning session on […]

Travel agencies gear up for festive seas...

MUMBAI, August 22, 2022: As India’s major religious holidays begin in late August and September, Thomas Cook and SOTC Travel data are monitoring an increase in holiday bookings. Holidays related to Hindu festivals of up to 10 days, such as Ganesh Chaturthi and Navratri/Durga Puja-Dusshera, followed by Diwali (October and November) are driving holiday bookings. […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi suspends flights to M...

DALLAS – Flights to Moscow have been suspended by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi (5W) until further notice, the airline said. Earlier this month, the airline announced the launch of daily flights to the Russian capital on October 3 for as little as Dh359. However, due to supply difficulties in the sector, W5 decided to postpone […]

Palladium Hotel Group Properties Join th...

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Palladium Hotel Group have reached an agreement on a business alliance that adds more than 6,500 rooms to Wyndham’s Registry Collection, a selection of hotels hand-picked for their incredible experiences in spectacular destinations. The 14 all-inclusive resorts TRS Hotels and Grand Palladium Hotels & Resorts are managed by Palladium Hotel […]

MMPRC concludes awareness campaign with ...

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has concluded a brand awareness campaign with Turkish Airline. MMPRC’s unique campaign with the national airline of Türkiye lasted three months. The campaign was launched in February 2022. MMPRC points out that the campaign aimed to position the Maldives as a priority destination in the Turkish market […]

IATO Welcomes Government’s Decision to D

IATO expressed its gratitude to the government for completely removing the 5% withholding tax (TCS) on the sale of overseas package tours to foreign tour operators. The same was previously withdrawn only for individual foreign tourists, but now on the representation of IATO, the government has announced the removal of the tax, both for individual […]

The best luxury hotels in the Maldives

It’s a bold move to call itself the One&Only, but it’s the original and inimitable luxury resort in the Maldives. It opened in 2005 and has set the bar high for the country’s upscale resorts ever since. You hear whispers across the islands about the service (the staff to guest ratio is around three to […]

India remains the main source market for...

With 146,923 visitors registered from the country so far this year, neighboring India remains the main source market for tourism in the Maldives. Latest statistics released by the Ministry of Tourism reveal that India remains the archipelago nation’s main source market for tourism, with the country’s tourist arrivals reaching 1,028,467 as of August 17. As […]

Industry welcomes Center’s decision to r

NEW DELHI: The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) has welcomed the Centre’s decision to withdraw the provision to levy a 5% withholding tax (TCS) on the sale of overseas tour packages to foreign tour operators. Since October 2020, Indian tour operators were required to collect 5% TCS on billing to foreign tour operators or […]

Maldives Hotels: 17 Best Maldives Hotels...

It is not surprising that seeks the best hotels in maldives soar. 2023 will, officially, be the year of the to-do list party. After almost two years (!) of canceled flights, second-day testing and rapidly changing rules and regulations, 2022 has seen things get a little easier – but 2023 is the year we go […]

Asia’s tourist destinations struggle to

Huoch Yen worked hard to become a tour guide at the famous temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. It took the 43-year-old three attempts to pass a license test to guide Spanish-speaking tourists in Siem Reap, where the famous landmarks are, not to mention years of studying the language. When the COVID-19 pandemic dampened tourism […]

Indonesian aid to Sri Lankan families in...

On August 17, 2022, Indonesian Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Dewi Gustina Tobing handed over a donation package worth LKR 2.5 million to needy Sri Lanka after the hoisting ceremony of the flag commemorating Indonesia’s 77th Independence Day, held in the courtyard of the Indonesian Embassy in Colombo. The event, which took place at […]

Almost half of UK honeymooners take long...

An Expedia survey has revealed the top travel trends and destinations for British honeymooners during the “honeymoon season” from September to October. Reporting by Jenny Southan After surveying 2,000 UK couples, Expedia found that 97% of honeymoon plans have been impacted by the pandemic, with nearly two-thirds forced to cancel or postpone their post-nuptial trips […]

How to Plan a Sustainable Dive Vacation

The reefs are commonly sought-after dive sites thanks to the vibrant corals and abundant marine life that provide incredible underwater experiences for avid vacationers, especially in the summer. Traveling for scuba diving activities, also known as dive tourism, is a lucrative business that can boost the local economies of small island nations like Fiji and […]

In Brief: Short-Term Business Transfers ...

Short term transfers Visas Under what circumstances is a visa necessary for short-term travellers? How are short-term visas obtained? All foreigners who enter Panama, with no intention of establishing residence in Panama, but with the purpose of working in the country for a short period of time, must obtain a visa and a work permit. […]

Maldives Surf Vacation Package

The Maldives is the perfect destination to learn to surf, and Anantara Dhigu Maldives Resort offers a complete experience with accommodation, catering, spa recovery and surf lessons by on-site Tropicsurf. The Maldives are a surfer’s dream, with year-round swells, mild temperatures and the most breathtaking scenery. Beginners will find the calm, shallow lagoons surrounding its […]

Ooredoo had collaborative discussions wi...

Ooredoo Maldives invited ministerial delegations from the Maldives to discuss possible collaborations with ministries and institutions in Doha, Qatar. Ooredoo says these discussions have taken place as part of the company’s efforts to enrich the lives of communities across all industries and to accelerate digital transformation in all operating markets. In this capacity, the President […]

Four Seasons unveils private jet routes ...

Four Seasons, a global leader in luxury hospitality, has announced the first set of 2024 Itineraries for the Four Seasons Private Jet Experience, curated to include exceptional experiences in popular destinations. “The Four Seasons private jet experience demonstrates our commitment to innovation and the creative pursuit of the extraordinary. We continue to reinvent the conventional […]

Model Alison Bowles and ex-MLB star Adei...

Model Alison Bowles and former MLB player Adeiny Hechavarría are splitting after five years together. The longtime couple, who got engaged in 2019 after two years of dating, have gone their separate ways, TMZ Sports reported on Tuesday. Bowles told the outlet that they rarely see each other with their respective careers, which factored into […]

Cleartrip launches “Passports are #Meant

With the ad, Cleartrip is delivering a strong message and providing another compelling reason for customers to use their passport to travel! Cleartrip, the online travel technology company is designed to encourage travelers to rediscover the world with their latest digital film Passports are #MeantForMore. The digital film focuses on passports which are not used […]

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, […]

US cuts water supplies to some states an...

On Wednesday, Myanmar’s military rulers lambasted the grouping of Southeast Asian countries ASEAN for excluding its generals from regional gatherings, accusing it of caving in to “external pressure”.Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have condemned Myanmar’s junta, which they say has failed to make concrete progress on a peace plan agreed with the […]

England vs South Africa 1st Test Live Te...

England vs South Africa 1st Test Live Telecast: The SportsRush brings before you the 1st ENG vs SA Test live broadcast schedule and details. The South African Tour to England 2022 venue has moved to the iconic Lord’s as the venue will host the first Test match from tomorrow. A Test series of three matches […]

World of Hyatt Bonus Journeys is back wi...

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 […]

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 […]

IMTM 2022 will take place on September 7...

International Maldives Travel Market (IMTM) 2022 is scheduled to take place on September 7-8, 2022. This year’s IMTM will be held at the Manhattan Business Hotel in Male. IMTM is an annual B2B trade show that promotes inbound and outbound tourism in the Maldives. The fair actively markets the Maldives as a world-class MICE destination. […]

August 15 live updates: China’s central

Afghanistan has two anniversaries ahead. Friday is Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, in which Britain granted Afghanistan self-determination over its foreign affairs. However, most will be most concerned about Monday, which marks one year since the Taliban regained control. This week also begins with the 75th anniversary of […]

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 […]

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, […]

Follow ENG SA 1st Test Live

ENG vs SA LIVE Broadcast: After a limited number of crickets, attention now turns to white ball cricket as England host South Africa for a… ENG vs SA Live Stream: After a limited number of crickets, the focus now shifts to white-ball cricket as England host South Africa for a three-match Test series from Wednesday […]

The best places to visit in Qatar

The tiny nation of Qatar isn’t technically a one-city state, but there’s no denying that Doha, home to over 90% of Qatar’s population, is the main attraction. Yet the country’s modern capital isn’t the only corner of this Gulf nation worth a visit. Venture beyond Doha to discover the shiny new sister city of Lusail […]

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 […]

Bangladesh could get a fixed annual quot...

India is considering a fixed annual quota for essential commodities including rice, wheat and onion for Bangladesh amid the current global market volatility. Delhi is likely to announce the move in a joint statement during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s next visit scheduled for September 5-7, Foreign Ministry officials said. Apart from the quota facility for […]

Sporting Events in Singapore (August 8-1...

Singapore’s squad for the 2022 Asian Netball Championships. Goalkeeper Charmaine Soh is not pictured. (PHOTO: Netball Singapore) SINGAPORE – Here’s a roundup of sporting events and developments in Singapore over the past week (August 8-14): 12-man squad announced for Asian Netball Championships Singapore has announced its 12-man squad for the Asian Netball Championships to be […]

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 […]

Lalit Modi Shares ‘Accurate Piece’ On ‘S

Lalit Modi has shared a magazine article about her relationship with actor Sushmita Sen. Lalit had announced in July that he was dating Sushmita. Last month, Lalit Modi announced on social media that he was dating Sushmita Sen. After the announcement, when Lalit was accused of being too old to date the former Miss Universe, […]

Over 6 million Lankans unsure of their n...

By Ifham Nizam The Ceylon Electricity Board implements most of its electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure development projects, such as construction of new transmission lines, transmission and distribution substations, etc., using loan funds obtained from international lending organizations such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan. International Cooperation Agency (JICA). These “concessional” loans are […]

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 […]

Taj Hotels news: Taj Hotels aims for agg...

has developed a plan to aggressively expand its footprint over the next 2-3 years as the travel industry experiences a strong recovery after struggling for more than two years due to Covid restrictions. Apart from its intention to expand in the domestic market, India’s largest hotel group is also considering larger footprints in countries with […]

GIS in talks with stakeholders to restru...

Gulf International Services (GIS) – the umbrella organization of Gulf Drilling International, Gulf Helicopters, Al Koot and Amwaj – is in continuous discussion with different key stakeholders to restructure its debt.Highlighting that current debt levels continue to weigh on the group’s net profit, the company said financial charges are one of the main cost elements […]

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 […]

Bhutan’s sky-high new tourism taxes: are

Bhutan has an enviable reputation as the premium version of the Himalayas. Magnificent mountains, a deeply traditional Buddhist culture, air so clean you can smell the melting water from the glaciers – all of this can be had for the price of the daily fee that forms the heart of the Bhutanese model of high-value […]

They survived confinement in Shanghai, o...

(CNN) — “I chose to come to Sanya because the Covid restrictions are more relaxed than in (in) Shanghai,” said Li Zefeng, an engineer who lives in China’s biggest city. But he, like many others who have flocked to the resort island off the coast of southern China, would soon swallow his words. Hainan Province […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heavy crowd of 30,000 visitors expected ...

People check out the different travel deals offered at the Matta 2022 Fair in Kuala Lumpur on April 10, 2022. ― Photo by Shafwan Zaidon By Opalyn Mok Thursday, August 11, 2022 2:41 PM MYT GEORGE TOWN, Aug 11 – The Penang chapter of the Malaysian Travel and Travel Agents Association (Matta) expects around 30,000 […]

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 […]