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Emirates sets date for Tel Aviv launch

SINGAPORE, March 17, 2022: Emirates has confirmed that it will launch daily flights to Tel Aviv on June 23, 2022. The airline will serve the Dubai-Tel Aviv route with a three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route, comprising eight private suites in first class, 42 sleeper seats in business class and 304 seats in economy class. […]

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 […]

Emirates tries again with Tel Aviv

It seems the Golden Boy of Aviation – Emirates – will finally try to launch his Tel Aviv service. Aircraft Art – Emirates Boeing 777-300ER at Oslo Gardermoen Airport – Image, Economy Class and Beyond The route will start on June 23, 2022. The expected operation is as follows: EK931 DEPART DXB 15:50 ARRIVE TLV […]

Deepika, the only champion retained for ...

Rex Clementine in Bangalore Delhi is not the favorite city of many tourists. There is polluted air and the “underbelly of Delhi” if you are Australian or English and a cricket ground in Feroz Shah Kotla where the local team dominates. India have been so dominant in the capital that in 30 years they have […]

Emirates to launch Tel Aviv – Dubai flig

Emirates Airline has announced that it will launch daily services between Dubai and Tel Aviv from June 23, 2022. After repeated delays, Emirates was due to launch the route in December but it was postponed at the last minute due to the spread of the Omicron variant. The Emirati low-cost unit flyDubai has been […]

Indian tour operators launch roadshows

MUMBAI, 15 March 2022: To capitalize on pent-up travel demand after the third pandemic wave in India, Thomas Cook (India) and its group company, SOTC Travel, have organized India’s first physical consumer roadshows – in 30 Indian cities. The holiday rounds were run during weekends in viable catchment areas of Indian metros, mini metros like […]

Centara Reveals Strong Business Performa...

Bangkok, Thailand– Centara Hotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, unveiled its recent business performance, expansion plans and strategic direction for the future, including several new hotels, new destinations and new brand concepts. This exciting era of growth will help the group achieve its long-term goal of becoming one of the world’s top 100 hotel […]

TTG – Dossiers – Cultural experiences in

It may be famous for its beaches, but the Indian Ocean also offers guests the chance to connect with the culture of their destination, explains Debbie Ward Debbie Ward freelance journalist/editor Debbie Ward freelance journalist/editor The Indian Ocean has long been considered an idyllic and relaxing beach destination, but with guests becoming more culturally aware, […]

Over 150 delegates participate in the 20...

The Election Commission of India (ECI) today hosted the Virtual International Election Visitor Program (ENPI) 2022 for Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from nearly 32 countries and four international organizations. An overview of the ongoing elections for the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh was presented to over 150 EMB delegates participating […]

Sri Lanka remains a bone of contention i...

SITUATED about fifty kilometers from Hindustan (that is to say from what is today one of the largest states, the “Republic of India”), the island country of Sri Lanka n never suffered from the lack of attention from major global players. This is due to the critical strategic position of the island in the Indian […]

Young Norwegians want to travel – Accord

After saving for months and months during the pandemic, young people want to travel and according to Kilroy Norway, the travel virus is bigger than ever. NRK writes that travel agency Kilroy saw more demand than ever before in January and February 2020 and all indications pointed to the year being a good year for […]

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 […]

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 […]

The luxury Indian Ocean vacation that co...

With miles of bone-white sand, scalloped bays, coral-lined lagoons, and clotted cream island spots bathed in liquid Hockney blues, the Indian Ocean islands have baked-on closet ingredients. If you think these island idylls are the preserve of honeymooners and luxury-seeking types, you might need to think again. A vacation to Mauritius, the Seychelles and the […]

What we know about VTL Penang-Singapore ...

Justin Ng Director of Digital Content, Kuala Lumpur As announced earlier when the KL-Singapore and JB-Singapore VTL initiatives were brought back to full capacity, Penang could be the next destination on the bilateral agenda, it is now given the green light. According to Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, in a report by The Star, […]

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 […]

African states need a vision for Indo-Pa...

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association. Nine of the organization’s member states are African, ranging from Somalia in the northwest to South Africa in the south. It also includes islands, such as Mauritius, off the west coast. It brings together governments, businesses, academics and researchers from across the Indian […]

India: scheduled international flights s...

In a recent development, scheduled international flights have been suspended until further notice. The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) has decided to further extend the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger flights, amid ongoing speculation around the imminent resumption of international flights. Now, with this announcement, it is clear that scheduled international commercial flights […]

ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week » Ex

When we’re not outdoors, we get our dose of adventure exploring social media and the web. Sometimes we get a little too wired, and browsing adventure readings can go from minutes to hours. To feed your own dose of adventure, here are some of the best adventure links we’ve discovered this week. The 30 best […]

What to see at the Sharjah Art Foundatio...

For its spring 2022 program, the Sharjah Art Foundation promises to take viewers on a journey. Among them is the Arabian Sea, with Mumbai artists’ studio documentary CAMP From to Gulf to Gulf (2013) and Ghana, as photographer Gerald Annan-Forson’s images during the country’s revolution in the late 1970s will be the focus of a […]

Japan opens online applications for entr...

Japan on Friday began accepting online applications from sponsors, including universities and businesses, seeking entry clearance for foreign students and business people ahead of the easing of strict entry restrictions on Tuesday. entering the country. Sponsors will be required to share entrant information through the Incoming and Returning Tracking System (ERFS)which comes under the Ministry […]

Just the Two of Us: 5 Romantic Getaways ...

When was the last time you and your partner had serious time alone? A long lazy morning, a walk at sunset or even just a quiet meal? Well, if quality time is on your bucket list for 2022, here’s where to spend it. Pamper yourself and refresh yourself in the Maldives Famous for its pristine […]

The football team will face the Maldives...

The Bangladesh national football team will play two friendlies against Maldives and Mongolia during the FIFA window in March, Bangladesh Football Federation Vice President Kazi Nabil Ahmed said on Tuesday. Bangladesh will visit the Maldives to take on the island nation on March 24 before hosting Mongolia at the Sylhet District Stadium on March 29. […]

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 […]

After 4 difficult years, Kerala wants it...

Dubai: The southern Indian state of Kerala wants to regain its pre-COVID-19 eminence as one of the country’s top tourist destinations as soon as possible. The best way to go is to try to get more flight connectivity. It’s not just the pandemic that Kerala has to overcome – devastating floods had taken their toll […]

Without an air bubble between India and ...

The Indian government has still not reached an air travel bubble deal with South Korea, even after 23 months of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has prevented most Indians working in South Korea from returning home to visit family. Direct flights between the two countries were suspended in March 2020. Nearly 14,000 Indians work and study […]

Asian Adventures hosts first post-COVID ...

Asian Adventures Travel Management Ltd. recently hosted the first major incentive tour in Sri Lanka, since the island reopened its borders to tourists after the COVID lockdowns The 152 guests from Europe, America and Canada are the top executives and senior managers of the “Coral Club” with their families. Coral Club, the famous international […]

More WWE Superstars Confirmed For Jeddah...

“The rain has stopped playing” is one of the most mournful phrases associated with cricket. It conjures up images of spectators raising umbrellas in unison, those who aren’t waterproof rushing to find shelter and having to make decisions about whether to stay down in hopes that play will resume. . Historically, such circumstances have characterized […]

Vietnam Will Soon Issue Visa Policy for ...

Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – the Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to complete tourism recovery plans and develop a visa policy for foreign touristssaid ministry spokesman Le Thi Thu Hang at a press conference on February 17. According to the spokesperson, the Ministry of Culture, […]

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 […]

World famous traveler visits Oceania | ...

“A STRANGER is a friend you have never met before.” It’s the motto of avid traveler and Danish Red Cross Goodwill Ambassador Torbjørn “Thor” C. Pederson who took it upon himself to visit every country in the world without flying, to do what no one else never done before. His very first trip since the […]

TTG – Features – The latest wedding and

As weddings and honeymoons in faraway destinations are back on the agenda, Madeleine Barber speaks to operators to find out what lovebirds are looking for in 2022 Madeleine Barbier Special Projects Editor Madeleine Barbier Special Projects Editor While the overseas wedding and honeymoon market has been hit hard during the pandemic, it’s safe to say […]

Tourism expected to pick up as summer va...

Summer is fast approaching and that means the holidays are fast approaching. But with the pandemic playing the villain role during what is unquestionably the longest peak vacation period for Indians for two consecutive years, all hopes are pinned on 2022 for the return of the major summer holidays. Tour operators say the signs are […]

The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Rel

It’s been 10 years since people turned out in their millions to watch the Olympic flame being carried across the country en route to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Where crowded streets, a sea of ​​Union flags and children perched on the shoulders of adults greeted the relay team and their boisterous convoy as they […]

Romance gone awry over the holidays: Tim...

Secluded picnics on a sandbar in the Maldives, strolls along the Seine at sunset – trips offer plenty of opportunities for couples to compose romance. But what happens when Cupid’s arrow fails or something goes wrong? We asked travel time journalists to share the moments they prefer to forget. Main photo: Limassol Marina in Cyprus, […]

Fits Air: Sri Lanka’s largest private ai

Fits Air is expanding its aviation business and aims to improve its jet fleet network, says Ammar Kassim, director of FITS Aviation, a unit of Aberdeen Holdings, a Sri Lankan conglomerate with interests in commodities, energy, exports, healthcare, logistics, packaging, technology and more. In this interview, Ammar tells us how Fits Air became Sri Lanka’s […]

Reba Monica John and Joemon Joseph Enjoy...

Actress Reba Monica John married longtime boyfriend Joemon Joseph on January 9. And the couple are now in the Maldives for their honeymoon. Reba took to Instagram to share photos from her romantic Maldives getaway. Sharing the photos, Reba wrote, “This is it! It is paradise. Nothing, nothing compares to the serenity and breathtaking beauty […]

Do you need a visa to travel to Nepal?

With world-class hiking, mountain biking and rafting, historic towns and abundant wildlife, it’s easy to see why Nepal attracts so many travelers from around the world. Few countries in the world fit so many exciting landscapes – from the towering Himalayas to forested foothills and scorching lowlands – in such a small space. Deciding to […]

The Queen’s Baton Relay completes its ep

The Queen’s Staff draws closer to home every day as it has officially completed its epic journey through Asia. From Pakistan to Singapore to Malaysia, the Queen’s Baton Relay is now halfway through its global journey to the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July. After mapping 30 of the 72 Commonwealth nations, her next […]

Russian vacationers crave sun and sand A...

Russians look set to be back in the air, with forecast data from ForwardKeys predicting that outbound travel to APAC countries will increase by +64% from last year and +96% from last year. 2020. However, despite the positive upside, there is still some way to go, but it has returned to pre-pandemic numbers with ForwardKeys […]

ForwardKeys Reveals Information on Resum...

RUSSIA. ForwardKeys has shared new information on the progress of resuming outbound travel in Russia. Based on available data, the analyst predicted that 2019 international passenger levels may not be reached until 2026. ForwardKeys revealed its projected recovery rate for the market through 2031, compared to the 2019 base figure. It projects significant growth from […]

Omicron Scare: Kerala tourism sector in ...

KOCHI: After suffering huge losses over the past three years, the tourism sector started to return to normal in December 2021 when destinations reopened and started receiving domestic and international tourists. The sector is now back to square one due to the increase in Covid cases. Over 1,000 small, medium and large tour operators, homestays […]

Kerala’s tourism sector in dire straits

Express press service KOCHI: After suffering huge losses over the past three years, the tourism sector started to return to normal in December 2021 when destinations reopened and started receiving domestic and international tourists. The sector is now back to square one due to the increase in Covid cases. Over 1,000 small, medium and large […]

Future stars and fluctuating fortunes: e...

AAt a time when some of the Premier League’s biggest names are dotted around the world, with Arsenal and Newcastle opting for warm-weather training camps in the Middle East while other players, often towing graphite suitcases obscenely large, escaped to exotic destinations such as the Bahamas and the Maldives, the English Football League continues. Twins […]

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. […]

India Audience Ratings TOUR of South Afr...

India Cricket LIVE Broadcast – India Tour of SA: Sony Sports Network made a big claim that India Tour of England on Sony was rated 40% higher than the just ended India Tour of South Africa on Star Sports. SONY Network has released an official letter claiming that Sony Sports is viewers’ favorite network when […]

See: Wang Yi’s tour of the Indian Ocean

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi embarked on a five-country tour to Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros, Sri Lanka and the Maldives this month. Officially, the Chinese have sought to downplay the visit as a three-decade-old tradition of Chinese FM visiting Africa at New Years. However, the visit has major implications for the region, including India, and Beijing […]

SriLankan Holidays-Qatar offers tour pac...

Sri Lankan Airlines and Ali Bin Ali Holidays officials. Doha: SriLankan Holidays – Qatar, the leisure branch of SriLankan Airlines, the national airline of Sri Lanka, offers a wide range of packages in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, tailored to the needs of travelers. While understanding that Qatar is one of the countries with elite […]

Diethelm Travel Laos is the first to obt...

Founded in 1957 in Thailand, Diethelm Travel Group has grown to today’s extensive network of 13 fully licensed and insured offices throughout Asia. Trips Diethelm Laos is the first tour operator in the country that has successfully used the Safe travel stamp through a partnership with the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Laos. […]

Will Omicron derail the recovery of airl...

In releasing its latest operating data, Singapore Airlines (SIA), co-owner of Gurgaon-based Vistara Airlines, revealed that it carried 600,000 passengers in December, nearly double the number of passengers it transported a month ago. That’s ten times more than the 64,600 it carried in December 2020, and an indication that the struggling airline industry in the […]

2022 is all about staying resilient, say...

By Tanya Banon New Delhi, January 23 (IANSlife): Travel has been one of the industries hardest hit by COVID and the impact of the pandemic continues to disrupt travel around the world. During this crisis, Preferred Hotels & Resorts launched Beyond Green, a purpose-driven hotel brand. It also added 19 new member hotels to its […]

The world’s best yoga destinations and e

Treat yourself to a retreat that will allow you to connect with your mind, body and spirit. Here are some of the best yoga destinations in the world, as well as some of the most extravagant experiences The prevalence of yoga practice has increased dramatically in recent years, and now people of all kinds of […]

China’s influence in the Indian Ocean re

What India is doing, China now wants to do better. So far, acts of Chinese imitation have been limited to economic policies and technological innovations from the West, primarily the United States. Today, he seeks to emulate the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) policy by proposing a council of small island nations in the Indian Ocean […]

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 […]

Emirates adds 5 more flights to Colombo,...

Emirates has announced that from February 10, 2022, it will add five additional flights to Sri Lanka, offering customers 26 weekly flights to Colombo, including a daily service from Male to Colombo. The added services will run every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “Sri Lanka is a very important market for us and we […]

23 million people face an acute food cri...

23 million people face an acute food crisis in Afghanistan Arun Kumar Shrivastav About five months since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, the country of 40 million people is facing the worst crisis of its painful political upheaval in decades – hunger and starvation. According to UN reports, nearly 23 million people are in […]

Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit to Mald

NNA | Update: January 15, 2022 10:20 am STI beijing [China], Jan 15 (ANI): Amid continued rise in COVID-19 cases driven by Omicron variant across the world, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Maldives and Sri Lanka but no failed to make progress as Sri Lankan and Maldivian nationalists believe their sovereignty is being steadily […]

“Protected and guided” tourism to defeat

Considering the current spread of Omicron variant of Covid-19 across the country, Javed Ahmed, CEO of Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB), said the government will implement a restricted and guided tourism policy to protect the sector and overcome the impact of the pandemic. Bangladesh tourism industry has been growing steadily across the country with significant contribution […]

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. […]

Strategy and ambition: during Wang Yi’s

When Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Eritrea, Kenya and the Comoros in the first week of January as part of a five-country tour that also included the Maldives and Sri Lanka, he observed a 32-year-old Beijing ritual of visiting Africa at the beginning of each year. In fact, China’s ties to the mainland go […]

Prayer guide 2022 equips Christians to p...

Prayer is the first thing persecuted Christians ask when Voice of the Martyrs spokesperson Todd Nettleton meets them in countries where it is difficult to practice their faith. Whether it’s the woman he met on a recent trip to the Middle East who has planted 30 house churches since accepting Christ two years ago, or […]

Travel trends 2022: Rejuvenate and recon...

In a world still reeling from the pandemic, traveling this year should be holistic, meaningful and free from technological stress Travel to recharge your batteries Trends suggest that the focus on personal care will gain popularity this year. Thus, trips will be undertaken to improve mental and emotional well-being. This could be the result of […]

IOTC publishes yellowfin tuna catch limi...

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), on the recommendation of its olfactory committee, set the yellowfin catch limit at 287,140 metric tonnes (MT) in 2022. IOTC Executive Secretary Christopher O’Brien said early January that 24 of the commission members have been assigned variable catch limits in accordance with the committee’s recommendations, the European Union, Maldives, […]

China Advantage in the Indian Ocean – Le

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, left, poses for the media ahead of his meeting with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Credit: AP Photo / Eranga Jayawardena Advertising Chinese foreign ministers have traditionally started their diplomatic affairs for the year with a visit to Africa. But […]

Gulf: Gulf ministers visit China amid en...

BEIJING: Foreign ministers from oil-rich Gulf countries arrived in Beijing on Monday for a five-day visit as unrest in neighboring Kazakhstan raises concerns over China’s energy security. Officials from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, as well as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General Nayef bin Falah al-Hajrah, will be in China until Friday, the […]

What China wants you to know — Covid in

IIn this week’s Chinascope, we look at Xi Jinping’s new training order for the People’s Liberation Army, India’s frustrations with Beijing’s demands, the neighbor’s involvement in the Kazakhstan protests, the tax demand $ 87.80 million from India on Xiaomi and other important stories from China. China during the week Chinese state media reported that President […]

China News, unrest in Kazakhstan, violen...

China has sought in recent years to strengthen its ties with the Gulf states. Beijing: Foreign ministers from oil-rich Gulf countries arrived in Beijing on Monday for a five-day visit as unrest in neighboring Kazakhstan raises concerns over China’s energy security. Officials from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain, as well as Gulf Cooperation Council […]

Are you ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cu...

Are you ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™? Match schedule More details to come Register NationalityAfghanistanAland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBenignBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia herzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaGreen capCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas islandCocos (Keeling) IslandsColombiaComorosCongoleseCongo, Democratic Republic ofthe Cook IslandsCosta RicaIvory CoastCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland Islands (Malvinas)Faroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadeGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard […]

China, Maldives pledge cooperation on Be...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi holds talks with Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid in Male, Maldives, Jan. 8, 2022. (Xinhua/Tang Lu) MALE, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) — Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid on Saturday, with the two sides pledging to jointly build […]

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. […]

Maldives, China sign key agreements, agr...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is traveling to five countries in Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros Island, Maldives and Sri Lanka Maldives and China on Saturday signed key bilateral agreements during the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, on the development and maintenance of infrastructure in the Indian Ocean archipelago, in addition to an agreement on […]

China offers Maldives medical aid, visa ...

China on Saturday offered the Maldives infrastructure maintenance, medical aid and visa concessions as Beijing prepared to strengthen its ties with the strategically placed archipelago in the Indian Ocean. The Maldivian Foreign Ministry said a mutual visa waiver agreement was signed during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to the capital Male. Wang “has witnessed […]

Lufthansa begins operating flights from ...

Indian travelers to Switzerland and Germany will be able to make their flights as Lufthansa Group, the main German airline, revealed that Swiss International Airlines to Mumbai from international destinations will start operating from January 10 in the part of the Air Bubble agreement. A deal like this means two countries aiming to restart commercial […]

India calls for innovative financing met...

New Delhi, January 6 (IANS): Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Thursday that tribal and other local communities who cultivate or engage in other activities for their livelihood should be exempted from the biodiversity law in order to find a balance between the development of the local community and the conservation of biodiversity. “The […]

Eritrea, Kenya, Comoros: Chinese FM Wang...

January 6 (The Africa Report) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi returned to Africa on Tuesday January 4. He arrived in the Eritrean capital Asmara to begin a four-day three-country tour that will also take him to Kenya and the Comoros, an island state in the Indian Ocean. The tour marks the custom that the […]

Two Oceans Strategy; How India’s worrie

While the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang yi visits the Comoros, Maldives and Sri Lanka later this week after diplomatic visits to the African continent, this will highlight Beijing’s dedication to taking advantage of a strategic position in these island nations of the Indian Ocean. In the Maldives and Sri Lanka, Wang will even continue to […]

2021 was a bad year for democracy in Sou...

Advertising A year of chaos on the United States Capitol, a symbol of American democracy, has proved prophetic for many countries around the world, including those in South Asia. 2021 has been a bad year for democracy in the region, as politicians and political parties, even those who came to power through electoral politics, pursued […]

Visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Y...

NEW DELHI – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to the Maldives for a two-day visit from Friday, Jan. 7, a trip that is being closely watched by New Delhi amid an “India Out” campaign led by a politician reputed to be pro-China in this country. The Indian Ocean is at the heart of […]

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 […]

China continues to push India back into ...

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi kicked off the new year with a visit to five states bordering the Indian Ocean, including India’s neighbors the Maldives and Sri Lanka. India and China are vying for influence in the Indian Ocean, and the foreign minister’s visit aims to bolster Beijing’s security and economic stakes in the region. […]

Growth in Bangladesh-Maldives Bilateral ...

A Bangladesh Air Force plane carried several tons of humanitarian aid, a military medical team and 70 Maldivian students stranded in Bangladesh due to the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to the Maldives on April 19 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons / Bangladesh Air Force Advertising Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recent visit in the Maldives, his first-ever […]

The Maldives to the rescue! – The Islan

By Mahendran Thiruvarangan Erandika de Silva’s last Kuppi Talk article dealt with the disjunction between the emphasis on standardization and the lack of serious efforts to address the challenges facing students and teachers in the peripheries due to inequalities. socio-economic. She drew on her own teaching experiences in the North to elaborate on this disjunction. […]

An overview of the Hyatts pipeline by 20...

Hyatt continues to develop its brands in the places that matter most to guests, members and owners. As leisure travel continues to drive recovery in many parts of the world, today’s announcement signals an ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of high-end travelers through a strong pipeline of diverse brands in some. of the most […]

The international tourism fair will star...

The three-day Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2022 will be held February 3-5 in the capital to promote the country’s tourism at home and abroad. – New age photo The three-day Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2022 will be held February 3-5 in the capital to promote the country’s tourism at home and abroad. Civil […]

Emirates ready for full throttle in 2022...

Emirates Premium Economy As another year begins with the lingering shadow of the global pandemic, Emirates stands ready to step up a gear with quiet confidence and optimism, and the benefit of continued investments in product upgrades, sustainability initiatives and a rebuilt network of destinations, said an aviation veteran. Chandana De Silva, Area Manager for […]

India to resume additional flights to Ge...

German citizens planning to travel to India will soon be able to do so, as authorities in both countries have agreed to resume additional flights between the two territories from January 19, India’s national carrier Air India said. Such a move is part of the air bubble deal previously reached by Germany and India, reports […]

Rude Hotels by Vir Sanghvi: response bea...

Each hotelier will spend this New Year’s Eve weekend in awe. After the second fatal wave led by Delta passed, life was just getting back to normal. Occupancy rates were increasing, restaurants were full, the wedding market was booming and it seemed like the worst was behind us. Now, with the Omicron threat, hoteliers are […]

India launches air travel bubble with Sa...

New Delhi: In a major relief for international travelers, who are planning to visit Saudi Arabia, the Indian government recently announced that it has signed the air bubble flight agreement with the Gulf country, and direct flights between both countries will start soon. Scroll down for more details.Also Read – 7 Omicron Symptoms In Fully […]

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 […]

Which countries can Russian citizens vis...

Although Russian citizens need a visa to travel to countries in North America and Europe, there are many places a Russian tourist can enter without a visa. As a rule, there are many visa-free destinations for Russian passport holders. These include exotic places like, for example, the Republic of South Africa or Jamaica; but the […]

Long wait for the tourism industry for “

Stakeholders say permission to accept foreign currency will benefit the tourism industry Despite promised ‘export’ status, tourism industry is in two-year wait for guidelines Sri Lanka tourism chief says dollarization should be done to reach industry’s full potential Emphasizes a strong necessary collaboration, in particular tax rulings Aspire to achieve a module similar to that […]

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 […]

Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay has

Starting October 7 at Buckingham Palace, the Baton is now 79 days away from the 294 day trip. Starting with Cyprus and Malta, then touring West Africa, the Relais recently ended its visits to Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius. , Botswana, Saint Helena, South Africa, Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho and the Seychelles. […]

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 […]

Aitken Spence: Amethyst Resort Passikuda...

Amethyst Resort Passikudah, part of the first hotel company Aitken Spence Hotels, opened its doors to welcome furry friends as a pet-friendly hotel from Monday, December 13, 2021. The resort is strategically located in a long, shallow coastal belt to the east, making it an ideal vacation spot for those who enjoy a low-key vacation. […]

Omicron soar: Singapore orders airlines ...

NEW DELHI: Singapore on Wednesday imposed restrictions on air travel amid growing cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and said airlines would not be allowed to sell new plane tickets to travel to the country from December 23. to January 20. Travelers, who purchased tickets earlier, will be allowed to travel under the Vaccinated […]

Thomas Cook India Expands Presence in Ha...

Thomas Cook India Expands Presence in Haryana to Tap Growing Travel Market Inaugurates a new Gold Circle Partner store (Franchise) in Karnal Expands consumer access in Haryana to 4 outlets – across Faridabad, Gurgaon, Panchkula and Karnal Bombay, December 20, 2021: Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel services company, has opened a new […]

Gulf migrant workers speed up travel pla...

HYDERABAD: Against the backdrop of Omicron’s snowball fears, several Gulf migrants cut their vacations short and returned to Gulf countries to resume their work. Additionally, anticipating a possible increase in flight costs and likely restrictions on flight services, several migrants have returned to their home countries as there is also a rush to return to […]

Scientific marine tourism: how ready are...

Sri Lanka’s potential for “ecological and scientific marine tourism”, while immense, has still not been properly harnessed. To promote this unconventional tourism product, sustainable environmental practices are fundamental. We spoke to several stakeholders who questioned collaborative efforts and community involvement to make these best practices a reality. *Lankan’s highly diverse and resource-rich coastline is now […]

The Italian Embassy in Colombo launches ...

Sri Lanka’s potential for “ecological and scientific marine tourism”, while immense, has still not been properly harnessed. To promote this unconventional tourism product, sustainable environmental practices are fundamental. We spoke to several stakeholders who questioned collaborative efforts and community involvement to make these best practices a reality. *Lankan’s highly diverse and resource-rich coastline is now […]

Rude Travel by Vir Sanghvi: Emerald in t...

Sri Lanka is hiding in plain sight. It’s right next to us, only an hour from Chennai and a bit more from Mumbai, but Indians don’t necessarily consider it a desirable vacation destination. They will go to the Maldives, which is right next door. But Lanka will rarely appear in their travel plans. This is […]

The Valorant Conquerors Championship is ...

After a successful tournament in 2021, which saw Global Esports represent South Asia and participate in the Valorant Champions Tour 2021 APAC Last Chance Qualifier, the Valorant Conquerors Championship is back for the 2022 season. The 2021 Valorant Champions Tour brought together teams from around the world through seven Circuit Point regions to present high-level […]

Beijing unveils it in Jaffna and warms u...

Removing their shirts and wearing traditional white veshtis, the shirtless men, carrying platters laden with fruit and puja offerings, entered the temple. Nothing unusual as it is the practice at Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil, a temple near Jaffna in Sri Lanka. But the man who dressed as a devotee and led the others into the temple […]

THE WORLD’S FIRST LUXURY VACATION RENTAL

Turks and Caicos Enclave Beach Villa Carla Amalfi Luxury Villa Beach Side Barbados Exceptional Villas announces its expansion We are excited to launch these exciting new markets as well as expand our existing top rated destinations. We spend a lot of time sorting through each of the properties. —Alexandra Baradi NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED […]

Fly Lankan Asia aims to start operations...

Sri Lankan start-up Fly Lankan Asia plans to launch its flight services before the end of the year, starting with cargo operations. Fly Lankan Asia’s new CEO Dr Arosha Fernando told local media Sunday Observer The airline’s business model is different from that of the national airline SriLankan Airlines and FitsAir, making it the country’s […]

‘Aitken Spence Hotels – your vacation ho

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was on a multi-faceted inspection tour of Hambantota International Port (HIP) to assess ongoing development projects in the port. Johnson Liu, CEO of Hambantota International Port Group, welcomed the Prime Minister and his delegation, said: “It is a real pleasure for me to have the Honorable Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at […]

India-Australia air bubble: India signs ...

Australia is now the latest country to have an air bubble deal with India. It will allow eligible passengers to travel between the two countries. According to the official statement, Indian and Australian carriers can carry to India, Indian nationals or nationals of Bhutan or Nepal, Australia and New Zealand as well as all Overseas […]

Biden Democracy Summit raises several qu...

White House was vague on Biden Democracy Summit criteria Image Credit: Gulf News Amid a new potentially deadly wave of Covid fueled by the omicron variant, a rather bizarre diplomatic dance unfolded this week with US President Joe Biden hosting a virtual conference “Democracy Summit” with the participation of more than 100 countries. According to […]

US envoy to Galle on inspection tour

The Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Mission to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Martin Kelly, recently paid a visit to Galle to review the progress of documentation of historic buildings within the World Heritage site of the old town of Galle and its fortifications. The Department of Archeology at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura […]

Hyatt (H) strengthens its luxury brand p...

Hyatt Hotels Corporation H recently announced plans to open seven new hotels in Europe and the Middle East and 24 hotels in the United States, Mexico, Morocco, Greater China and Thailand. The hotels and resorts will join the Alila, Andaz, Destination by Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Park Hyatt, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt and Thompson Hotels […]

Hyatt Expands Luxury Hotel Brand Portfol...

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced plans for seven new luxury hotels and resorts across Europe and the Middle East as part of an initiative that will build on the company’s portfolio of luxury brand offerings on the main growing markets. Announced at the ILTM Cannes luxury travel show this week, the expansion joins the 24 […]

Global COVID-19 Drug APIs Market Report ...

DUBLIN, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Covid-19 Drug Associated APIs Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change to 2030” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo Global API Market for COVID-19 Drug Expected to Grow $ 4.73 billion in 2020 at $ 5.09 billion in 2021 at […]

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 […]

Hyatt unveils plans to further expand it...

Announced at ILTM Cannes, Hyatt presents plans for seven new luxury hotels across Europe and the Middle East, in addition to 24 luxury properties in gorgeous destinations in the United States, Mexico, Morocco , Greater China, Thailand and more. CANNES – Hyatt today unveiled plans for seven new luxury hotels and resorts across Europe and […]

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, […]

SriLankan resumes flights to Gan Island ...

SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lanka’s national carrier, has resumed operations to scenic Gan Island on Addu Atoll in the Maldives. The airline will operate weekly, with flight UL119 departing at 10:40 am every Saturday from Colombo to Gan, returning from Gan at 1:05 pm the same day. Gan offers visitors a distinct and off-the-beaten-path experience. The […]

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 […]