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

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

MMPRC exhibits Maldives as partner count...

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

Goans head north to relax

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

UAE-Manila flights back at full frequenc...

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

Federal government says unvaccinated Can...

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

Manchester named UK’s trendiest urban de

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

Covid: Global travel eliminates Covid ba...

Want to skydive from a helicopter on the Gold Coast? Or would you like to see the facilities of the Museum of Underwater Art open during the pandemic on the Great Barrier Reef? Better yet, do you want to support the Indian team later in the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup? You may have plenty […]

Maldives eliminates testing for vaccinat...

Glad to see the recent trend of more countries eliminating testing requirements for travellers. Now you can add another popular tourist destination to the list of countries taking this approach. Maldives scraps testing for vaccinated visitors The Maldives relies heavily on tourism and reopened to visitors several months after the pandemic began. Until now, the […]

Thai tourism wants to rebound – but it m

Open up Thailand without restrictions or risk the country being left behind by competitors, according to travel and hospitality figures. IT was a unanimous call among leading figures in Thailand’s tourism industry: let go with Test & Go. “Thailand is now at a crossroads. There is no choice but to open and get rid of […]

Travel with the summer of renewal in int...

As countries ease border restrictions and India prepares to resume regular international flights from March 15, travel agencies are expecting a rush this summer. According to Thomas Cook India, tour operators have seen queries quadruple in the past 15 days. Customers have started planning summer vacations, with Europe in particular seeing strong demand, the company […]

Book exciting travel deals during the CR...

As restrictions lift and borders open, international destinations are once again welcoming tourists. So now you can plan that delayed honeymoon, friends and family getaway, work or baby moon to recharge your batteries. Log in to your CRED app, head to the CRED travel store for great deals on international bookings. The CRED International Travel […]

Easing of quarantine, Cov testing rules ...

KOLKATA: This is good news for international passengers arriving in Kolkata from this week as a number of restrictions in terms of RT-PCR testing and home quarantine have been lifted as the Omicron wave diminishes in the country. The travel and tourism industry suffered a sudden setback due to the third wave at the end […]

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Europe and the UK drive the long-term re...

New research from Skyscanner today reveals destinations and routes that exceed 2019 levels. Based on Skyscanner’s global flight data, it finds that travelers from Europe are driving demand for long-haul beach and sun destinations in 2022. Mexico and the Maldives feature in more than half of the top 10 country pairs, looking at routes that […]

The Maldives still one of the favorite t...

Post-Covid tourism in 2021 saw a deluge of Indian travelers flocking to the Maldives, and this upward trend has also remained consistent with the start of this year. According to Dr. Abdulla Mausoom, Minister of Tourism of the Maldives, India has now replaced Russia as the top source market for the Maldives, with the number […]

Indian passport is getting stronger, 59 ...

India has improved its passport power ranking for the year 2022, climbing seven places to rank 83rd from 90th position last year, according to the latest Henley Passport Index report. Indian passport holders can now visit 59 destinations worldwide, including Oman (latest addition) without obtaining a visa. India has added 35 more destinations since 2006. […]

The absurdities that persist in the Brit...

There was good news for UK holidaymakers last week thanks to the rollback of omicron travel restrictions. Pre-departure testing was done for fully vaccinated Brits, while Day 2 testing no longer needs to be expensive PCRs – with no obligation to self-isolate while you wait for your result. Still, many other rules persist, adding cost […]

Spike in arrivals from abroad at the air...

Chennai: The surge in Covid-19 cases has dramatically affected the travel plans of many in recent days, but November and December generated good passenger traffic for the city’s airlines and airport.Passenger traffic, especially international, has grown at a faster rate despite restrictions and the need for testing, over the past two months. However, the growth […]

Holiday prices drop by more than £ 500 f

TThe cost of vacations has plummeted as new travel test rules come into effect. Following an announcement by Boris Johnson on Wednesday, travelers are now spared the costly process of having a lateral flow test before they return to the UK (costing around £ 20 per person) and a PCR test on the second day […]

CDC places Aruba at “very high Covid-19”

Editor’s Note – CNN has launched Unlocking the World, a weekly newsletter to guide you through the latest travel developments and more. Register here. (CNN) – In its first travel advisory update for 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added just one new destination – a popular winter getaway to the Caribbean […]

Fitch: Omicron “cloudy prospects” for th

The return of quarantine and lockdowns in many countries, combined with the massive disruption of international air travel late last year, is clouding the outlook for the besieged tourism industry, according to Fitch Ratings. In their industry update for Q4 2021, Asia Pacific Sovereign Ratings Manager Stephen Schwartz and Associate Director George Xu paint a […]

What airlines owe you if they cancel you...

Travelers pass through Miami International Airport on December 28, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Travel in 2021 ended on a stressful note for thousands of people thanks to omicron. The rapidly spreading variant of the coronavirus has increased infection rates around the world, including among airline workers. U.S. airlines canceled more […]

EaseMyTrip targets more acquisitions in ...

EaseMyTrip is looking to acquire several brands in 2022 in the hotel, taxi and vacation segments. Talk to Activity area, Prashant Pitti, co-founder of EaseMyTrip, said: “At EaseMyTrip we are looking to become a complete travel ecosystem, this is our main goal. For this, he has a double plan: to acquire companies in several travel […]

Vacationers flock to Madhya Pradesh tour...

BHOPAL: Tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh are teeming with tourists for New Year’s celebrations despite the growing number of Covid-19 cases in the country and the growing threat from the new Omicron variant. Large numbers of vacationers from different parts of the state as well as the country have flocked to popular destinations in the […]

Expats Join Bahraini Citizens to Fuel Ou...

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The pandemic season has drastically changed the travel outlook for expatriates in the Kingdom, as they constitute a significant portion of outbound tourists during the current travel season. Sources within the travel and tourism industry reveal that, unlike in previous years, many expats – either alone or […]

A Romantic Getaway: Sought-after Domesti...

The pandemic has brought critical challenges to the travel industry. And now with international travel hit again due to the Omicron variant and the implementation of restrictions, travel portals and tour operators are saying there is a drop and cancellations in international bookings, as well. that an increase in national requests from couples. While some […]

Year-end travel plans given that Omicron...

Most foreign destinations are banned, but the Maldives and Dubai are exceptions Omicron’s fear appears to have had little impact on travel plans except that most foreign destinations are banned due to COVID-related restrictions. The domestic tourism scene is booming. Vijeth R., a technician in the city, said his family had planned a vacation at […]

Tour operators feel the pinch as many co...

NEW DELHI : India’s outbound tourism industry is likely to see further trip cancellations as more foreign governments work to keep the Omicron variant of the coronavirus at bay. Thailand has temporarily suspended the Thailand Pass, while Singapore will freeze all new airline ticket sales under its no-quarantine travel program from December 23 to January […]

International travel, higher price tags ...

After nearly two years of waiting, people are starting to travel with vengeance again, heading straight for more distant destinations and often ignoring the price, according to HomeToGo, one of the largest vacation rental companies in the industry. At the same time, people book more in advance, while looking for companies with flexible options, such […]

Winter vacation trends: UAE residents ch...

Outdoor and adventure destinations are preferred by UAE nationals and expats Photo file Posted: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 21:42 While several traditional vacation destinations have been forced into lockdown due to the spread of the highly contagious variant of Omicron, travelers to the United Arab Emirates are choosing “safer destinations” for their upcoming Christmas and […]

Unemployed tourism workers protest trave...

Some 300 people in the tourism industry demonstrated at Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday against COVID-19 measures which they say are strangling their sector as no state-funded compensation is offered to cover the losses . Last month, Israel closed the entrance to foreign nationals in an attempt to slow the spread of the highly infectious Omicron […]

Start-up founders aboard pvt jets

It may sound quite unusual to say this, but it is a fact that Zoom calls have now replaced private jets for making business calls. However, for companies like ours, leisure travel has replaced business travel and is growing. Previously, 20% of our revenue came from leisure travel, which has now doubled. Another trend we […]

Here are the most visited global travel ...

After weathering the storm caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, people were eager to finally get out of their homes and see the world again. Traveling in 2021 offered the perfect opportunity to do so. As soon as the ban on air travel was lifted, it wasn’t long before tourists flocked to the sunny beaches of […]

The global aviation industry in the mids...

2021 has been a year of economic recovery for many countries after a nearly one-year battle against the global Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 that resulted in a strong backlash on various economic sectors and industries across the globe. One of those countries was the Maldives, which relied mainly on income generated by the tourism industry […]

Tra Page3 Dec10 | West Australian

READY TO CONNECT With my eyes fixed on the world, the rest of Australia, and ready to travel all over the place at the start of the New Year, I was interested to see new research from voco Hotels this week. His survey shows that 37% of West Australians have a greater need for connection, […]

Is it safe to book a vacation for 2022? ...

When the pandemic took hold almost two years ago, most would have thought that booking a vacation in 2022 was a pretty safe bet. But the turbulence of successive lockdowns and COVID variants has taught us that it is much more difficult to emerge from a global pandemic than we initially thought. There is no […]

Luxury hotels around the world

As uncertainty and new cases of the Omicron variant increase across the world, some countries have reimplemented travel restrictions. New restrictions obviously mean potential challenges for the hospitality industry, and as we’ve seen throughout the pandemic, each class of hotel can be affected differently. In this latest article, we take a look at the performance […]

Safety and health at the heart of the co...

However, the risks also come as a drag for travel enthusiasts just before the year-end holiday season. How does he disrupt the plans? A survey of Indian consumers by polling firm YouGov found that Indian consumers have been increasingly inclined to travel in recent months, but are also paying attention to safety and health concerns. […]

International tourism takes a hit amid O...

It was one of the sectors that received one of the hardest hits with the start of the pandemic, and also one that rebounded with the same rigor, thanks to what has been called “tourism of revenge”. But as happened with the vicious second wave of COVID-19 infections, a new variant is already affecting tourism, […]

Omicron: Indian travelers will face toug...

Omicron: Indian travelers face tougher quarantine restrictions in Japan | Photo credit: iStock images In a bid to curb the spread of the new variant of Covid-19, Japan will add India and a few other nations to the watch list of countries from which passengers will face more stringent quarantine restrictions upon entry. in the […]

Travel industry stimulus halted by Omicr...

Tourism businesses that had just found their place after nearly two years of devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic are shaken again as countries erect new travel barriers in a bid to contain the omicron variant. From shopping districts in Japan and tour guides in the Holy Land to ski resorts in the Alps and airlines […]

MICE tourism; a potential new direction...

Earlier in October, the Maldives’ main tourism promoter presented the island nation as a potential and emerging tourism destination for MICE at the MICE India and Luxury Travel Congress (MILT Congress). This is perhaps one of the first and most significant efforts by a state-initiated Maldivian body to promote the heavy tourist destination as a […]

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To travel Interest in international travel has increased, according to Hopper. A snorkeler in Hawaii. For travelers who book this ‘to-do list’ trip, now is the perfect time to save money on a 2022 getaway, says Lindsay Schwimer, consumer travel expert at the tracking app Hopper flight. 4 New England destinations among 49 best places […]

Do you need a Covid-19 test to fly?

Do destinations require a Covid-19 test before arrival to enter the country or even the city or state when you arrive by plane? Not always, although some places have specific requirements. Here are the times when you need a Covid-19 test and when you don’t. Travelers with their luggage arrive at the Covid-19 test location […]

Emirates Reports Winter Sun Boom with Pa...

Award-winning airline Emirates rebounded after Covid travel stopped, with passenger numbers and services returning to pre-pandemic levels. Since the UK announced the new system for international travel in September, Emirates the number of passengers reported for several winter sun destinations has already reached that of 2019. Between October 16 and 31, the number of passengers […]

South African holidaymakers spent summer...

Lux Belle Mare. Picture provided South Africans looking abroad for vacations in December and January now have options, unlike earlier this year when international travel was mostly restricted. But South African vacationers are not looking at exactly the same places they were before the pandemic. Thailand, which was one of the most popular summer vacation […]

Resumption of regular international flig...

Regular international flights, which have been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are expected to return to normal soon. Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary Rajiv Bansal said on Wednesday that international passenger flight services are expected to be standardized soon and possibly by the end of this year. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation […]

Those willing to travel further, plan a ...

After the second wave of COVID-19 subsided, travelers’ confidence began to gradually return from June With the festivals and the holiday season ahead increasing the demand for travel to levels not seen since the COVID-19 pandemic, where people are heading, for how long and what their means of transportation are markedly different from the first […]

India to see increase in bookings for ov...

Indian travelers are eager to travel abroad for a vacation, even though they are fond of destinations close to home. November brought good news for international travel as not only has India opened up to international tourists from nearly 100 countries, but several countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom are now […]

Travel giant Booking.com is riding the w...

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic causing a whirlwind of emerging trends in the travel industry, Ritu Mehrotra, Regional Director – South Asia, Booking.com, said after the second quarter of the current fiscal year, the platform has seen growing interest among travelers as the holiday season approaches. Founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com is one of the […]

Voon Tin Yow, CEO of IOI Properties Grou...

Voon Tin Yow tells us how he maintains his motivation and that of his team in this time of change and uncertainty, and where he would like to go, now that the restrictions on international travel have been lifted. Options: It’s been a little over a year since you joined IOI Properties Group last April. […]

International flights: Maldivian Airline...

International flights Latest news today: After the island nation allowed Indian tourists to visit the country from July, Maldivian Airlines announced the flight schedule from Delhi to Male. Recently, the airlines launched their first non-stop flight service between Delhi and Male. According to the updates, the first flight between two cities was on November 4, […]

Maldives facing crisis more serious than...

The impressive reconstruction of the Maldives’ tourism industry over the past year is overshadowed by a much greater existential threat: the climate crisis. The gates of the airport reopen. After 20 months of locked borders, people across Asia are starting to book vacations, visit family abroad, and most importantly, reconnect with the world. Already in […]

Asia tourism reopens with big spenders s...

China has strict quarantine rules for returning travelers Chinese overseas travel will not resume until 2025-ForwardKeys Destinations, hotels trying to pursue other markets in the meantime Chinese travel habits will be different among future experts November 4 (Reuters) – (This article from November 4 corrected the name and description of the company in paragraph 18) […]

Covid-19 travel restrictions update for ...

November is a vital travel month for national and international travel. You may be trying to find a discount on travel before the peak holiday season begins. It can also be a great time to get away from it all in a tropical climate to dodge the cool fall temperatures. Here are the latest Covid-19 […]

Are you new to international travel? He...

International travel can seem daunting now, but if it’s done in part, it will be less overwhelming and allow travelers more control. International travel can be intimidating. So much crosses a person’s mind, from whom and when to book airline tickets to finding accommodation within their budget in another country. Those details aside, the idea […]

October 2021 travel restrictions update

The peak season for fall travel has arrived. Many travelers are looking to see the colors of fall across the United States, take a short trip with the kids for a fall break, or maybe even take an international trip during shoulder season. Here are the latest travel restrictions you should know about for October […]

Restrictions on international travel wil...

The streamlined system merges the Amber and Green Lists and retains the Red List. The system of international traffic light restrictions put in place to protect public health needs to be significantly overhauled to make it simpler for travelers. The green and orange classifications will merge, but the red list will be retained for countries […]

10 of the world’s best hotels when it’s

(CNN) – After more than a year of lockdown, quarantine and social distancing, we are all more than ready for a big, festive vacation, I just endured a pandemic. Sadly, with many international borders still closed and some countries facing their second – or third, or fourth – waves of Covid-19, much of the world […]

“Masmerizing Maldives” – The leading saf

Good News for Indian Travelers – The Magnificent, Magical Maldives with over a thousand islands, scattered over a length of over 870 kilometers is once again happy to welcome all Indian tourists and visitors offering convenience, precautions and safety. Now, Indian tourists need a negative PCR test result within 96 hours, instead of 72 hours […]

August Covid Travel Restrictions and Upd...

Summer is generally the peak travel season due to hot weather and school closures. However, we continue to see some of the highest travel numbers since the start of the pandemic. As many people continue to travel, several variants of the coronavirus threaten plans to reopen destinations around the world. Here’s a look at the […]

Fly to Maldives, Sri Lanka and Banglades...

Update on international travel: Due to the current relatively stable situation of Covid across the world, many countries have opened their borders to international passengers.Also Read – Latest Domestic Flights Update: Jyotiraditya Scindia Inaugurates IndiGo’s Guwahati-Pune Flight. Check the schedule However, given the possible third wave of the coronavirus, leading low-cost carrier IndiGo has relaunched […]

Summer travel restrictions update for Ju...

Summer travel is now in full swing and many places no longer have travel restrictions. But there are still a few entry requirements that you will need to follow for some domestic and international destinations. Here are some things you should know before you travel. Aerial view from a drone of Balos beach, the incredible […]

The last tips for returning to an intern...

It’s hard not to like international travel. There is something about crossing a border that increases adrenaline and stimulates the brain. Each country has a unique ambiance, curious cuisine, breathtaking views and a unique culture. Whether it’s driving from Seattle to Vancouver, taking a cruise from Miami to the Caribbean, or flying from LA to […]

Maldives Travel Guide – CBS Dallas/Fort

Although it appears as an insignificant speck on a world map, the Maldives is truly one of the most unique destinations in the world. Located just north of the equator in the Indian Ocean, the Republic of Maldives is a fascinating island nation made up of approximately 1,200 coral islands and 26 atolls spanning 35,000 […]