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Oman set to resume tourist visa grant

Oman has decided to resume the process of granting tourist visas to people visiting on trips arranged by hotels and travel companies, after they were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gulf state resumed international flights on October 1 but …

  • Oman set to resume tourist visa grant

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Oman has decided to resume the process of granting tourist visas to people visiting on trips arranged by hotels and travel companies, after they were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gulf state resumed international flights on October 1 but …

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  • Spain’s Canary Islands expecting partial recovery of tourism next year

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands are anticipating a partial recovery of the archipelago’s tourism industry next year with arrival of vaccines and lifting of travel restrictions; however, business will still be far below pre-pandemic levels. The islands’ regional government expects …

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  • Reno-Tahoe tourism positioned to bounce back

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    In Nevada, tourism is a major industry, accounting for more than a quarter of all jobs available. When Nevada outsiders think of the state, they first think of the Las Vegas Strip, however, tourism is key to the Truckee Meadows …

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  • Campaign for reopening the tourism sector steps up promotion with new website

    Published on : Thursday, December 3, 2020

    A campaign for reopening the tourism sector has stepped up its promotion with a smart new website. Reopen Cayman, ‘a group of Caymanian business leaders and concerned citizens’, said that it wants to open tourism using resort bubbles. In spite …

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  • Philippines planning to subsidise COVID-19 tests to boost tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, December 2, 2020

    The Philippines is planning to subsidise COVID-19 tests for tourists in a bid to boost its tourism industry that has been largely affected by the coronavirus pandemic and is gradually reopening to domestic travelers. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in …

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  • Bali not opening to foreign tourists this month

    Published on : Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    As the world has started to gradually reopen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, there was a recent buzz that Bali is all set to welcome visitors from all across the globe starting from December 1, which is its …

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  • Kenya Tourism Board announces Intrepid Marketing and Communications as their India Representative

    Published on : Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has appointed Intrepid Marketing and Communications a Mumbai-based company, to establish Kenya as an aspirational long-haul destination in the Indian Market through varied and sustained initiatives. The Intrepid team will be responsible for executing all …

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  • Turkey announces new night curfews to stop COVID-19 spreading

    Published on : Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced a full curfew on weekends, starting from Friday night until Monday morning. Speaking following a cabinet meeting, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressed that there will be a weekday curfew between 9 p.m and 5 a.m. …

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  • Kenya Tourism Board appoints Intrepid Marketing and Communications as India Representative

    Published on : Tuesday, December 1, 2020

    The Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) has appointed Intrepid Marketing and Communications a Mumbai-based company, to establish Kenya as an aspirational long-haul destination in the Indian Market through varied and sustained initiatives. The Intrepid team will be responsible for executing all …

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  • China’s Xinjiang Region is all set to welcome winter tourism boom

    Published on : Monday, November 30, 2020

    The local tourism industry at China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is all to experience a tourist boom ahead of the winter season as snow-sport fans across China have started flocking to the snow-clad mountains. In the capital Urumqi, ski resorts …

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  • Thailand welcoming its first intake of foreign tourists since March

    Published on : Saturday, November 28, 2020

    Since March, Thailand has been welcoming its first intake of foreign tourists, since its borders were shut down due to the pandemic. Whilst the number of visitors this month is far below the usual when compared to this time of …

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  • African Tourism Day successfully celebrated in virtual event

    Published on : Friday, November 27, 2020

    The African Tourism Board celebrated Africa Tourism Day through a grand virtual event on Thursday, November 26. The Africa Tourism Day is a FOCUS-ON-AFRICA annual country-specific rotational event that celebrates Africa’s rich and diverse cultural and natural endowments while creating …

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  • Compulsory Covid-negative certificates may impact Goa tourism

    Published on : Friday, November 27, 2020

    Tourism stakeholders in Goa said the Maharashtra government decision to mandate Covid-negative certificates from those entering from Goa could have anegative impact on the state’s tourist industry, especially as it’s just about finding its foothold after a six-month sabbatical. The …

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  • Vaccine news gives hope for early recovery of tourism industry

    Published on : Friday, November 27, 2020

    US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech announced on November 9, a jointly developed vaccine candidate was effective at preventing more than 90% of test subjects from contracting Covid-19, according to results from the third stage of testing. …

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  • Estonia and Latvia removed from UK Govt’s list of travel corridors

    Published on : Friday, November 27, 2020

    Two countries, Estonia and Latvia have both been removed from the government’s list of travel corridors this week. It means travellers arriving into England, Wales and Northern Ireland from these countries will have to quarantine for two weeks if they …

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  • Wandering plans down the lanes of Santa Monica

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Touring is never culminated without wandering down the lanes of Santa Monica. Stretched along a 3.5-mile piece of Pacific coastline, and averaging 280 days of sunshine a year, it’s always a great time to visit Santa Monica. Coupled with the …

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  • Minnesota Governor announces $1 million relief grants for tourism industry

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    On Wednesday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that over $1 million in grants would be made available for the travel and tourism industry in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has severely impacted tourism in the state. The crisis grants …

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  • Thailand receives first set of foreign tourists since April

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    According to latest reports by Thailand’s tourism ministry, the country received more than 1,000 foreign tourists in October for the first time since its travel ban in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourists began returning in small numbers as …

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  • Golf Tourism: Les Bordes creates history

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Globally recognised for being home to one of the world’s most prestigious golf clubs, the new owners of Les Bordes have devoted the last two years to delivering new life into France’s famed Loire Valley region as the estate has …

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  • Florida’s tourism industry expects growth in 2021

    Published on : Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Florida’s tourism industry, which is extremely important for its economy, could experience an uptick midway through 2021, although foreign travel will continue to go slow for several years. People, mostly from other states, are expected to travel to Florida quite …

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