Tourism

India and Sri Lanka: Neighborly travel

In a step being welcomed by all the stakeholders, Sri Lanka has become the latest country with which India has signed an air bubble agreement. Sri Lanka is the 28th country with which India has signed a travel bubble pact to facilitate air service between the two nations. India and Sri Lanka share a maritime […]

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Boutique Air announces new Las Vegas-Merced route

With the lifting of pandemic restrictions people are really ready to start traveling again Boutique Air expands its network out of the Merced Yosemite Regional Airport New route will be the third Boutique Air route out of Merced Boutique Air plans to operate the route with the Pilatus PC-12 Boutique Air announced plans to expand […]

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Russia opens crisis center to monitor return of Russian tourists from Turkey

Russia restricted flights to and from Turkey from April 15 to June 1 Rosaviatsiya sets up crisis center for Turkey return flights Russia restricted Turkey flights ‘due to a rise in COVID-19 cases in Turkey’ Russian tourists advised to postpone their trips to Turkey Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) issued a statement today announcing […]

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Canada’s Ontario setting up COVID-19 border checkpoints to stop non-essential travelers

Ontario announces coronavirus checkpoints at borders with Quebec and Manitoba provinces Ontario to stop and turn away all non-essential travelers from other provinces New Ontario travel restrictions will take effect on Monday, April 19 New provisions toughen COVID-19 lockdown rules that are already the strictest in North America The officials in Canada‘s Ontario announced today […]

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Thailand’s surprising new COVID Restrictions start on Sunday

In Thailand alarming new COVID-19 restrictions are put in place effective Sunday. Thailand recently made enormous efforts to reopen its travel and tourism industry, and the largest increase in infection is bad news. Today’s announcement to strengthen COVID-19 restrictions are surprising and alarming What new restrictions mean is summarized in the article explaining stipulations put […]

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The easiest countries to gain citizenship in

Gaining dual citizenship will give possessors an extra passport, more visa-free travel, additional employment options, and special tax perks Most common ways to get dual citizenship are through ancestry, marriage, and investment Having two passports from different countries can be very helpful Dual citizenship can offer tax benefits and extra ways to travel Residents tired […]

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Travel and Tourism on the road to recovery

As the world begins to reopen to travel and tourism, meetings and conferences – in person, it is important to recognize how being accessible will launch business in the right direction. Providing accessible travel is both a social imperative and a business opportunity. WTTC has prepared important guidelines based on the frameworks of leaders, experts, […]

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Italy returns to yellow zone April 26

Italy Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the Minister of Health, Roberto Speranza, held a press conference at the Multifunctional Hall of the Prime Minister announcing the return to the yellow zone. Based on the strategy of a better health situation and with the slowing of the contagion curve and the acceleration of the vaccination campaign, […]

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India closes all monuments and museums due to new COVID wave

In a further blow to tourism, India has closed all major monuments and museums until May 15, 2021, in view of the growing number of COVID-19 cases. A staggering 3,693 monuments will be closed along with 50 museums including the Taj Mahal, Humayun Tomb, and Red Fort. As are so many other countries around the […]

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China’s SF Airlines inaugurates new Shenzhen-Manila route

new route will expand the airline’s network to 79 destinations at home and abroad SF Airlines flies from Shenzhen to Manila, Philippines New route will provide efficient air cargo services between China and the Philippines The Shenzhen-Manila route will see four weekly round-trip flights China’s SF Airlines announced the launch of a new international cargo […]