Tourism

Cuban Tourism Continues to Suffer

The impact of the coronavirus has not only been seen in the number of cases and deaths, but also in sharp falls of Cuban tourism. Almost a million fewer travelers have arrived on the island compared to previous years. Since the start of the pandemic and the imposed restrictions, tourism has been one of […]

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Grand staircases leading to nowhere

Ocean House is a large, Victorian-style waterfront hotel originally constructed in 1868 on Bluff Avenue in the Watch Hill historic district of Westerly, Rhode Island. The original Ocean House was a central structure in the Watch Hill Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The closing of the original hotel […]

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Passenger yelling and banging on cockpit door

Delta flight 386 from Los Angeles International Airport was forced to make an emergency landing while on its way to Nashville after a passenger attempted to break into the cockpit. Passenger bangs on cockpit door yelling to stop the plane. Both crew and passengers jumped into action to detain the passenger and take him to […]

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Russia’s United Aviation Corporation to deliver 33 Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger aircraft in 2021

Over 30 Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger planes will join Russian airlines’ fleets in 2021. About 200 SSJ100 aircraft are already flying 2021 plans include the delivery of about 33 Superjet aircraft to Russian airlines Large part of the deliveries would go to Aurora airline Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov announced that Russia’s United Aircraft […]

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2021 Uganda Martyrs Day celebrated virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic

Last year’s event was also low key with access to pilgrims cancelled due to a national coronavirus lockdown. Only 200 pilgrims invited this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic Ugandan martyrs were first-ever black saints from sub-Saharan Africa to be canonized The Catholic shrine was built at the spot of the martyrdom of St. Charles […]

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Russia to launch ‘vaccine tourism’ scheme for foreign visitors

Russian government creates ‘vaccine tourism’ scheme for foreigner visitors to receive paid COVID-19 vaccine jab in Russia. Foreigner visitors will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine jab in Russia Putin orders to work out the matter of paid COVID-19 vaccination for foreigners in Russia before the end of June There is huge demand for […]

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IMEX launches two networking days on BuzzHub platform

Creating connections – more building blocks on the Road to Mandalay Bay at IMEX America. There will be 2 dedicated days taking place on the new virtual experience platform BuzzHub. These meeting-focused days are designed to build camaraderie and relationships at a time when the sector needs to come together and build back better. The […]

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Scientists worried over possible COVID-19 infection to chimpanzees

Wildlife conservation scientists in Africa are worried over a possible infection and spread of COVID-19 to chimpanzees and other human-related wild animals. Conservation experts said through research that viruses affecting humans can easily jump to affect chimpanzees and other primates. The East and Central Africa area is the most researchers have identified to breed a […]

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Volaris names new Chief Legal Officer

José Alejandro de Iturbide Gutiérrez appointed new Chief Legal Officer of Volaris. Volaris announces new executive appointment Alejandro de Iturbide has extensive experience in the legal field New CLO will be reporting directly to Enrique Javier Beltranena Mejicano, President and CEO of Volaris Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (Volaris), an ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United […]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras makes US debut

Mardi Gras will sail year-round from Port Canaveral, offering seven-day itineraries to the eastern and western Caribbean. Mardi Gras docks for the first time at Port Canaveral’s Cruise Terminal 3 Mardi Gras is first cruise ship in the Americas powered by Liquified Natural Gas Mardi Gras features the first roller coaster at sea Carnival Cruise […]