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Changes to GMA Sample Collection Center ...

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) has announced changes to the opening hours of specimen collection centers in the Greater Male region. HPA said that starting Thursday, sample collection would be between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Thursday. Collection centers will be closed on Fridays. There are a total of sample collection centers operating […]

Maldives confirms 329 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives confirmed 329 new cases of Covid-19 and 436 more recoveries from the infection as of sunset on Wednesday. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 1,743 samples were tested for the virus between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Of these, 350 were collected in the country’s […]

Latest changes to travel rules for UK vi...

Covid travel rules continue to change, with many destinations further easing restrictions for UK visitors. Although the last major UK travel restriction was dropped more than two weeks ago – Day 2 testing for vaccinated travelers ended on February 11 – other countries still have entry rules strict in place. The latest study by travel […]

Maldives confirms 323 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives on Saturday confirmed 323 new cases of Covid-19 along with 518 additional recoveries. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 2,179 samples were tested for the virus between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday, of which 295 were collected across the capital. The new […]

Maldives eliminates testing requirements...

The world-renowned tropical destination of the Maldives has just become the latest country to ease its COVID-related entry restrictions, as vaccination rates around the world continue to rise and the global tide increasingly turns to treating the pandemic as endemic. As of March 5, fully vaccinated foreign travelers are no longer required to provide a […]

Active Covid-19 cases in the Maldives dr...

Active cases of Covid-19 in the Maldives have fallen to 14,766. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 298 new cases of Covid-19 and 419 additional recoveries were reported between 6 p.m. Thursday and 6 p.m. Friday. The public health authority revealed that 2,101 samples were tested […]

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 […]

Rules for entering the Czech Republic du...

The Czech Republic continues to apply the color coding system, categorizing countries according to their epidemiological situation. Divided into four categories, the green category represents low-risk countries, where no travel restrictions apply; the orange category represents medium risk, and red and dark red include countries with very limited travel comfort. Travelers from all countries, regardless […]

Maldives confirms 459 new cases of Covid...

The Maldives has confirmed 459 new cases of Covid-19 and 540 additional recoveries. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 2,503 samples were tested between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday, of which 482 were collected across the capital. During the reporting period, 41 new […]

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 […]

Maldives active Covid-19 cases at 15,211...

Active Covid-19 cases in the Maldives have fallen to 15,211 as recoveries continue to rise. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 517 new cases of Covid-19 and 660 additional recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. During the reporting period, a […]

Covid-19 positivity rate in capital drop...

By sunset on Wednesday, the capital’s Covid-19 positivity rate had fallen to 5%. According to the latest figures made public by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), 971 new cases of Covid-19 and 310 recoveries were confirmed between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. With this development, the number of Maldives Covid-19 cases has increased […]

5 international sites welcoming Indian t...

If your feet are longing to step out of the four walls of your home, if you are someone who has explored India extensively and are waiting for international borders to open, your wait is over. Many countries around the world have been gradually opening up to tourists from various nations for the past few […]

Thailand News Today | Tourism sector ca...

Tourism operators wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other government officials, calling for the country to be fully reopened to foreign visitors from March. In the letter, the groups say they want all entry restrictions dropped, including the Thailand Pass and PCR testing on arrival, and want Covid declared endemic. They […]

Thai hoteliers call for dropping PCR tes...

Thailand’s Hotel Association says the government must drop the PCR test requirement for foreign visitors if there is any hope of saving the country’s tourism industry. THA President Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi said demand for the revamped Test & Go program is weaker now than when it launched in November, due to the upcoming end of […]

Indonesia reduces on-arrival quarantine ...

Fully vaccinated travelers who have also received their booster can serve a shorter on-arrival quarantine when entering Indonesia from March 1, with the government planning to remove this requirement by April 1, 2022. According to instructions issued by the Indonesian Covid-19 task force on February 16, the reduced quarantine requirement from five to three days […]

UAE flights: Abu Dhabi’s ‘green list’, C

Procedures differ for vaccinated and unvaccinated passengers to and from the capital By Waheed Abbas Published: Thu 17 Feb 2022, 08:49 Abu Dhabi authorities are updating the “green list” of countries for inbound travel repeatedly to screen foreign passengers arriving in the capital to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, Abu Dhabi again updated the […]

The 10 Best Holiday Destinations for the...

8. Mozambique Devoid of the crashing waterfalls and major wildlife areas that symbolize the best of Africa, Mozambique still feels somewhat undiscovered. All the more reason, then, to encounter the safari secret of Gorongosa National Park, the Portuguese colonial heritage of Ibo Island and a coastline that slopes down some 1,535 miles. Trailfinders is offering […]

Where to spend the most normal holidays ...

October South Africa The third most visited country on the continent after Morocco and Egypt, South Africa depends on tourism for 9.1% of total employment and 7% of GDP. Therefore, he will almost certainly be eager to make up for lost time and attract travelers this year with as few obstacles as possible. The signs […]

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 […]

COVID checklist for traveling abroad

You will need to know the COVID travel rules before booking a vacation. Photo: Getty As travel continues to open up, it can be a minefield for passengers to follow COVID travel rules and entry requirements in different countries. Despite the easing of some restrictions in the UK and EU, two-thirds of travelers still worry […]

Can I travel this summer without a Covid...

Thousands of Irish holidaymakers will head to sunnier shores over the coming months as many countries reopen to tourists despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. With high vaccination rates across most of Europe and beyond, Irish passengers eligible for an EU Covid certificate will be exempt from additional measures such as testing and quarantine in EU […]

UAE residents plan trips to UK again aft...

Dubai: The removal of all COVID-19 related restrictions from Friday 11 February appears to be just the boost needed in the UAE for UK travel demand, travel agencies and portals confirming an increase in reservation requests. From tomorrow, Britain will allow all fully vaccinated arrivals without testing or quarantine requirements. Arrivals at UK airports will […]

Covid-19: Household limits to be removed...

Covid-19 measures are to be eased from Monday as the government pushes ahead with its exit plan to return the country to normality. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health Chris Fearne has said the four-household limit imposed on indoor domestic activities will be scrapped altogether. Visiting hours at Mater Dei Hospital will be extended […]

9 days of vacation… increased demand for

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger KUWAIT CITY, February 2: The declaration of the nine-day vacation on National and Liberation Days has increased travel demand among citizens and expatriates who have started planning to spend their vacations outside the countries – to various destinations like Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Sharm el-Sheikh, Dubai, London, the Maldives, Luxor and […]

Where can I travel from the UK – and the

Where Britons can travel from the UK for holidays, including France, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, Mexico and the US – and countries that are still keeping their borders closed during Covid Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Travel rules for going to Spain? all you need to know The […]

Zanzibar, paradise island that attracts ...

The global COVID-19 pandemic may have caused most tourist hotspots to close, but not Zanzibar. The Indian Ocean island vacation paradise has adapted and stayed open, and things are somehow still extremely relaxed. In the shade of a mango tree outside Zanzibar Town, a band performs a lunchtime concert for a group of tourists. Dressed […]

The first direct flight from Bulgaria to...

175 passengers are already enjoying the beauty of the islands. The second charter flight to the main island of Mahé in February is already fully booked. Direct flights from Bulgaria to the Seychelles will start in January 2022 Early this morning, the first live flight from Bulgaria to the Seychelles with 175 passengers on board […]

a country-by-country guide to the comple...

Britain has relaxed rules for returning travellers, with all testing for vaccinated arrivals ending on February 11, and unvaccinated arrivals no longer required to self-isolate from that date. However, a complex web of rules exists in many of our favorite vacation destinations. The rules will likely be relaxed in the weeks and months to come. […]

Resumption of VTL between Malaysia and S...

Malaysia has again launched the sale of air and land tickets to Singapore under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme. The VTL program has been suspended from December 23, 2021 to January 20, 2022 due to increasing cases of Omicron COVID-19 variants globally. Here’s what we know about the revival of the Vaccinated Travel Lane […]

Bulgaria extends current entry restricti...

Amid rising Omicron infection rates, Bulgarian authorities have again warned that travelers from Member States and the UK who are in the red category must present their vaccination or recovery certificate , in addition to a negative PCR test result, taken within 72 hours of departure to enter Bulgaria, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com. “The persons referred to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Air Mauritius resumes flights to Johanne...

Air Mauritius recently announced the resumption of its commercial flights from Johannesburg to Mauritius. The airline will now serve five weekly flights scheduled for January 2022, operated on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights will be operated by both the Airbus A350-900 and the A330-900neo. The resumption of Air Mauritius flights from Johannesburg comes […]

Vacation Chef Dame Irene Hays reveals bo...

Optimist: Dame Irene Hays says 2022 will be a good year for travel Dame Irene Hays, owner of Britain’s largest independent travel agent, believes 2022 may finally be the year Britain has a great holiday. As soon as Boris Johnson lifted the strict Covid tests for vacationers traveling abroad, phones started ringing at Hays Travel. […]

This could be the most exciting day for ...

There are two good reasons for this: beyond the instinct mentioned above to plan a getaway to an alluring destination when the temperatures at home are at their lowest. First, it is indeed the first “Sunshine Saturday” in two years. Around the same time last year, 2021 changed the lock on bearings and the ban […]

Mauritius is the latest island destinati...

(Getty Images) Mauritius reopened its doors on Friday to travelers from South Africa and eight other previously restricted countries. The popular island destination originally announced that the Omicron-induced ban would last until January 31. The latest reprieve comes after similar measures by Seychelles and Maldives. For more stories, visit www.BusinessInsider.co.za. Mauritius is the latest island […]

How to get a government approved second ...

Regardless of their vaccination status, all travelers entering the UK must be tested on day 2. Starting at 4 a.m. on January 9, this can be a lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test and the need to self-isolate until they receive a negative result will be removed. from 4 a.m. on […]

Where can I travel now from the UK? Spa...

The Omicron variant may have seen some countries tighten the rules for travelers, but that doesn’t mean vacations aren’t an option for Brits. In fact, many countries including Spain, Greece, Turkey, Portugal and the United States are open to UK tourists, although of course they have their own travel rules in place regarding PCR testing. […]

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 […]

Love Island interior winners Liam and Mi...

LOVE Island winners Millie Court and Liam Reardon have finally arrived in the Maldvies after a Covid scare put their dream holiday in jeopardy. Millie, 24, was devastated after her boyfriend Liam Reardon, 22, tested positive for Covid late last year – ruining their vacation in Dubai and their NYE plans. 5 Love Island winners […]

Abu Dhabi removes UK, Qatar, Russia and ...

Abu Dhabi has updated its green list of countries for inbound travel to the emirate from where passengers can travel directly to the emirate without having to quarantine themselves on arrival. As of 12:01 am on Monday, January 3, this list now includes 71 countries, compared to 73 countries. The United Kingdom, Turkey, Jordan, Qatar, […]

I had a real hedonist dream in the Maldi...

Do it once, but do it right! Come to the Maldives for a breathtaking tan and a little perspective. This is how Soneva Jani did it for me. The last two years of the pandemic have been years of trends. I mean, sure, we need trends so we don’t go crazy with cabin fever and […]

Critical care bed shortage persists as c...

Residents of South Seoul’s Songpa District line up outside at a local Covid-19 testing center on Sunday, which was the coldest day of this winter season so far, with high temperatures. in the morning falling to minus 16 degrees Celsius (3.2 degrees Fahrenheit). [YONHAP] The number of critically ill Covid-19 patients remained above 1,000 for […]

Abu Dhabi updates green travel list, num...

Abu Dhabi has revised its travel green list, with the number of destinations reduced to 73 from 95 previously. The new list released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is expected to come into effect on Sunday, December 26. All travelers arriving from destinations on the updated green […]

The Two-Island Maldives Resort, the isla...

The first private island international resort in the Maldives was the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island. As its 25th anniversary approaches, the resort is now a two-island property and is celebrating all of its premieres and gearing up for the February 2022 start of a multi-million dollar renovation. The two islands and some of the overwater […]

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 […]

Happy in the Maldives – The New Indian E

Express news service HYDERABAD: Lately, everything that Hyderabad’s who’s who has been talking about is happening in the Maldives. The pristine beaches, rich blue waters, fresh seafood, and hospitality are all great awe-inspiring. With the past two years already being so hard on people, an urgent pause in pandemic discourse and unpredictable lockdowns have caused […]

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 […]

The sky is the limit for action in Tener...

Suspended from a polyester awning, my friend Peter spirals down from a dizzying height of 1,300 meters. I landed just three minutes ago myself, brushing the heads of drunk vacationers sipping cocktails at a beach bar. 4 Paragliding in Tenerife is an exhilarating experience Even on the ground, I hear Peter’s paraglider instructor shouting, “Run, […]

from meeting Santa Claus in Finland to r...

As 2021 draws to a close, you may have found yourself in the privileged position of having more annual leave than you know what to do with. And while the travel specter may be difficult to navigate right now, given the new variant of Covid-19, if you’re planning on getting away from it all, there […]

Daily ART tests for VTL visitors to S’po

Travelers check-in for the flight in the departures hall at Changi International Airport on December 2, 2021. (PHOTO: AFP via Getty Images) SINGAPORE – All Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) travelers entering Singapore by air must pass a rapid antigen test (ART) for seven days from Dec.6, 11:59 p.m., in addition to existing testing requirements, said […]

Fiji reopens to fully vaccinated Austral...

Incredible scenes were recorded both at the airport and on the streets after Fiji once again welcomed its first tourists in nearly two years. Incredible scenes were recorded after Fiji welcomed its first tourists in almost two years, pushing the reopening despite the unknown threat from Omicron. Despite the potential threat, Fiji welcomed hundreds of […]

Travel protocols to know during the pand...

Wed Dec 1 2021 15:21 Last update on: Wed, Dec 1 2021 16:10 Photo: Shahrear Kabir Heemel “> Photo: Shahrear Kabir Heemel Since arriving, the coronavirus epidemic has changed the course of our lives in various ways. Just a few weeks ago, looking back, we felt relieved that the situation had improved over time. But […]

Covid travel guide: countries to visit w...

I If you love piña coladas and don’t get caught in the rain, you might need a long-awaited vacation. The rules have now tightened in light of the new Omicron variant, but most of the moves are still straightforward. Keep in mind that from November 30, anyone returning to the UK will have two days […]

Biden briefed by COVID team as omicron v...

President Biden addresses the media as he arrived on Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., On Sunday after returning from Nantucket, Mass., After spending the Thanksgiving vacation there. Carolyn Kaster / AP hide caption toggle legend Carolyn Kaster / AP President Biden addresses the media as he arrived on Air Force One […]

UK, Germany, Italy Detect Omicron Covid ...

Read more Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, in the presence of various stakeholders, an official spokesperson said. The meeting took place a day after a high-level review by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the worrying new COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’. After a long hiatus of more than 20 months, the government announced on November 26 the […]

DEMA 2021 Coverage: Part 2

Editor’s Note: In Part 2 of our DEMA coverage, we meet with dive operators from around the world to see how they have coped with Covid-19 and to discuss the future of dive trips and their activities. . A sign of the times, choose your bracelet to indicate how comfortable you are being close to […]

Maldives limits travel from southern Afr...

The Maldives has banned the entry of people from seven countries as a first precautionary measure against the new variant of Covid-19 Omicron. The countries included South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Eswatini. The travel ban will take effect on November 28 at midnight. Those who have been in transit for more than […]

The 7 best places for a honeymoon outsid...

Covid-19 regulation: Present a fully vaccinated certificate and negative RT-PCR test performed at least 96 hours before travel. 4. Singapore If the thought of vegetating for hours on end on the beach seems unbearable, then a city like Singapore should be high on your list of the best places for a honeymoon. And the experience […]

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 […]

Bulgaria Adds Ireland, Germany and 12 Ot...

Bulgarian authorities have added 14 member states of the European Union and the Schengen area to the red list of countries which have been deeply affected by the coronavirus in recent weeks. This means that travelers from these regions to Bulgaria now face additional entry restrictions. The decision was announced by the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry […]

Maldives reports 111 of 149 new cases of...

111 of the 149 new Covid-19 cases reported at sunset on Wednesday were from islands outside the congested capital of the Maldives, the Grand Malé region. This is the 18th day in a row that the Maldives has reported more than 100 cases of Covid-19. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection […]

124 of 159 new cases of Covid-19 confirm...

124 of 159 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed nationwide were detected in the outlying atolls between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday. According to the latest figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA), a total of 3,906 samples were tested during the reporting period, 19 of which returned positive from the congested capital, […]

Japan Eases Border Entry Restrictions fo...

~~ ~ On November 8, Japan officially saw a relaxation of border entry requirements for some travelers. Specifically, this affects business travelers either coming to Japan for the first time, or returning to Japan after a trip abroad. In both cases, if the business travelers are vaccinated and meet other conditions, they could have a […]

from UK to Sri Lanka

With vaccine passports and new Covid-19 travel restrictions in place at airports and countries around the world, it can be difficult to keep track of what passengers need to travel to certain destinations. A major factor preventing people from flying is the restriction of the Covid-19 vaccine that you need before you go. In the […]

Lebanon and the Philippines among 13 new...

Abu Dhabi has expanded its green list of countries and destinations from which travelers can enter the emirate without needing to self-quarantine upon arrival. In the first update since early October, the Allow List has been extended and now covers 95 destinations. There are 13 new countries included like Lebanon, Turkey and the Philippines. In […]

The Maldives offers a slice of paradise ...

“Travelers are increasingly aware of the carbon footprint of travel. “ Known for its pristine beaches, luxury resorts and exciting water sports, the Maldives is one of the favorite international destinations for Indians. In 2020 and 2021, India became the primary source market for the Maldives. This year, from January 1, 2021 to October 13, […]

Can I go to the Maldives? Explanation o...

The Maldives have been on the UK’s red list for travel since May 2021, but that is about to change. Here’s everything you need to know about the rules for traveling to the destination and the requirements for entering the Maldives. Are the Maldives on the red list? The Maldives were removed from the red […]

Kazakhstan resumes flights to Maldives t...

Direct flights between Kazakhstan and the Republic of Maldives will resume today on the Kazakh airline Air Astana. Tourism accounts Photo: The Astana Times Direct flights between Kazakhstan and the Republic of Maldives will resume today on the Kazakh airline Air Astana. Tourism accounts for 28% of the GDP and contributes around 60% of the […]

Traveling to the Maldives during Covid-1...

Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases are streaming across the world. Health officials warn that staying home is the best way to stem transmission until you are fully immunized. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated on October 8. (CNN) – If you are planning to travel to […]

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 […]

Maldives entry rules for UK travelers th...

Maldives entry rules for UK travelers as the islands are open for holidays – including PCR testing requirements and what you need to know when you return to the UK The Maldives are open to British holidaymakers ( Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto) The islands of the Maldives have everything you could want for an […]

Three winter sun destinations have just ...

Holidays in the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Egypt finally got the green light for the holidays, after the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) yesterday dropped warnings warning against non-essential travel . It has been a confusing week for vacationers and tour operators. On September 22, all three countries were taken off the red list, […]

Pass the millionaires, the Maldives is n...

The Maldives are 99% water, and so far only the 1% have enjoyed this exotic archipelago seemingly riddled with more five-star resorts than residents. Even Instagram models have found themselves shunned by properties at $ 3,000 a night taking advantage of a law limiting tourism to uninhabited islands. Until 2009, it was illegal for residents […]

UK issues new travel advisory, imposes 1...

New Delhi: The UK released new travel guidelines related to COVID on Friday. Under the new rules, fully stung Indians will not be considered vaccinated in the UK and will have to undergo 10 days of quarantine. The other changes stipulated that only people who received vaccines under the approved vaccination program in the UK, […]

“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 […]

Delta variant travel: Latest restriction...

(CNN) – The 2021 summer travel season has started full of hope and promise, but more and more week by week the Delta variant is throwing it into disarray. This more transmissible variation of the coronavirus was first detected in India in February, just as the United States and some other places around the world […]

Indian tourists can now experience the b...

The spectacular beauty of the Maldives is simply unmatched. (Photo courtesy: Conrad Maldives) The international borders of the island nation of Maldives have opened up a plethora of stay options for Indian tourists. Make your plans to visit the Maldives and choose from an exceptional range of stay options – resorts, cruises, guesthouses and hotels. […]

Anyone with a negative COVID-19 PCR test...

United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President-elect and current Maldives Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid, who is visiting India, said on Thursday that any tourist with a negative COVID-19 PCR test can visit the Maldives. In an exclusive interview with ANI, Shahid in responding to a question about the current tourism situation said: “We are ready to […]

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 […]

Visiting the Maldives Again: Remember Th...

One of the most popular international destinations for tourists – especially during the pandemic, where travel to foreign countries has slowed and almost stopped – the Maldives reopened to Indian visitors on July 15. It had previously suspended entry for South Asian travelers, effective May 13, when the second wave was at its peak. Keep […]

Indians can now travel to these countrie...

It’s been over a year since we took an international vacation. We all miss going to airports and flying to our favorite international destinations. Fortunately, with the improvement of the COVID-19 situation in most countries, some countries have resumed their tourism activities. Here is the list of countries that are now open to Indian travelers. […]

Indians can finally plan a trip starting...

Latest update from Maldives Travel: The Indian Ocean island country, the Maldives, is ready to welcome Indian tourists with open arms. If your travel-hungry soul yearns to travel to the Maldives to relax and rejuvenate, then you are in luck! The Maldives announced on Tuesday that it was preparing to open its borders to countries […]

Why should you visit this bucket list de...

The Maldives are known for their overwater bungalows, many of which have private plunge pools and … [+] direct access to water. Travelers can easily stay with each other. getty Traveling during a global pandemic isn’t the easiest, but some places are aggressively doing their part to slow the spread of Covid-19, so travelers can […]

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 bans travel from South Asia as ...

The Indian Ocean holiday destination recorded a single-day rise of 1,500 cases on Tuesday, from less than 100 a month ago. Wealthy Indians can no longer escape the pandemic raging in their country by vacationing in the Maldives, after the paradise island said it would ban travel from South Asia as it battles an increase […]

Worldwide Nate Offers Maldives Guide For...

We’ve all been (almost) home for a little over a year now. But as things start to open up, we all start to get itchy. Flights are on the rise and destinations are gradually reopening. People who travel for a living are slowly returning to their jobs. The same goes for travel influencer and avid […]

Has the Maldives really banned travel fr...

Most of the Maldives are still open to Indian travelers, unlike what you may have heard this weekend. The country’s Health Protection Agency has only restricted travel to local “inhabited” islands from April 27, which only affects you if you visit an island that has a local Maldivian population. Indian tourists are always welcome at […]

The Maldives will offer vaccines to vaca...

The Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations upon arrival as part of their three-pronged initiative to revive the country’s hard-hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate and vacation,” will provide a “more convenient” way to visit the country, Abdulla Mausoom told CNBC on Wednesday. Currently, […]

Maldives Tourism News: India becomes the...

India has emerged as the primary source market for the Maldives, with visitors from the country overtaking visitors from other countries. Maldives Tourism Minister Dr Abdulla Mausoom explained how after the lockdown, the arrival of Indian tourists to the island country was higher than Russia, which was previously the key market. Indian tourists account for […]

19 things to know before your first trip...

8. You must take a COVID test before entering the Maldives An RT-PCR test should be performed at least 96 hours before departure. Children under one year old are exempt. Note: Your test must have your passport number (labs tend to ask for your Aadhar card details if they don’t know the purpose of your […]

Maldives tourism picks up as wealthy tak...

The typical welcome at a luxury resort in the Maldives once involved a battalion of beaming staff, fresh coconut water from the palm tree and a traditional boduberu battery performance. My recent arrival at Soneva Fushi was different: transported immediately from the jetty to my villa, I was greeted by an anonymous attendant dressed head […]

Visit the Maldives in 2021: here’s every

After a long hiatus, when the Maldives decided to open its border on July 15, 2020, the island country became a favorite holiday destination for Bollywood celebrities, as well as for travel enthusiasts around the world. Comprising a total of 1,196 islands, of which only 200 are inhabited, the country offers a unique geography, pristine […]

Reasons to visit the Maldives | Travel ...

Oh, who wouldn’t kill for the sun and blue waves in the midst of this fiasco! We all crave a great vacation and it seems like every time you refresh your Facebook page 5 people are getting married and 3 people are reaching the Maldives for a pandemic vacation. And why not? It’s just the […]

Itching for a surf trip? Try the Maldiv...

In the late 1970s, Tony Hussein, an Australian nomad in search of surf to discover, was shipwrecked on a reef 30 miles from the Maldivian capital of Male. After a few stalled months, Hussein built his own dhoni, sailing him through the atolls, until he stumbles upon a perfect A-frame that breaks the tiny island […]

Maldives Travel Guide: Visa Details, COV...

In recent months, the Maldives has become a favorite holiday destination not only for Bollywood celebrities but also for many travel enthusiasts. The Indian Ocean island country greeted tourists with open arms and they lured us in with sunny selfies, pristine white beaches, and bikini photos. If your travel-hungry soul yearns to travel to the […]