News Pick

  • Sydney celebrates end of 107 days’ lock down

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    Sydney emerges from lock down after almost four months, with locals celebrating a range of new freedoms.

  • UK cuts travel red list to just seven countries

    Published on : Friday, October 8, 2021

    The UK government has decided to cut down the number of countries on the UK travel red list from 54 to seven. As per the latest announcement, South Africa, Brazil and Mexico has been taken off the red list, which …

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Global Travel News

  • TTG Travel Experience opens today

    Published on : Wednesday, October 13, 2021

    The curtain will go up tomorrow on TTG Travel Experience. Until 15th October, organised by Italian Exhibition Group at Rimini Expo Centre together with SIA Hospitality Design and SUN Beach&Outdoor Style, Italy’s most important marketplace will be re-igniting the engines of Italian and international tourism.

  • India, Bali and Vietnam announce opening plans

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    The UK and Israel both cleared out their travel “red lists,” while India, Bali and Vietnam all announced reopening plans.

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  • uSky brings futuristic pods for traffic problem

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    uSky believes the solution to traffic congestion is to build a network of driver less high-speed pods that ride around cities suspended from a steel track

  • IATA reports traveller frustration over travel restrictions

    Published on : Friday, October 8, 2021

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently reported that air travellers are increasingly frustrated with Covid-19 travel restrictions. The organization recently conducted a survey of 4,700 respondents in 11 markets in September to demonstrate confidence that the risks of Covid-19 …

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Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • Wales mandates COVID pass for attending events and clubs

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    Wales has decided that all people will now need an NHS Covid pass to be able to legally attend big events or nightclubs. The passes will be compulsory for individuals over 18 years old and show people have either tested …

  • IFEMA MADRID: One Stop Solutions for Spanish Meetings and Events

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    Established in 1980, IFEMA MADRID is a meeting venue partnered by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid (31 %), the regional administration of the Community of Madrid (31 %), the Madrid Chamber of Commerce and Industry (31 %) and the Montemadrid Foundation.

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Lebanon gets power supply after 24 hours of darkness

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    Lebanon has finally got the power supply on some 24 hours after the country was plunged into total darkness by fuel shortages. This Mediterranean country is battling one of the planet’s worst economic crunches since the 1850s in the wake …

  • Qatar opens Qatar Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Published on : Monday, October 4, 2021

    Welcoming visitors from around the globe, His Excellency Sultan bin Rashid Al Khater, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated the Qatar Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on October 1. The opening was attended by General Commissioners from GCC participating countries as well as a number of dignitaries, officials and partners.

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    ASIA

  • Trend Survey: Indian coastal resort state Goa emerged as most preferred destinat

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    When it comes to travel nowadays, there is a higher amount of uncertainty, and consumers require assistance in managing it all. Travellers like the fact that they can rely on travel consultants regarding the latest updates regarding tourism and covid …

  • National holiday tourism boosts in Shanghai

    Published on : Saturday, October 9, 2021

    Shanghai recorded more than 17 million visits by tourists during the seven-day National Day holiday, with major scenic spots witnessing a 17 percent increase in visits from the same period last year thanks to the pleasant weather and upgraded cultural …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Qatar Airways goes pink in support of breast cancer awareness

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    To mark Qatar Airways’ continuous support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, passengers are being offered an exclusive ‘Think Pink’ experience in the sky as well in Hamad International Airport (HIA) lounges, including custom-designed limited-edition BRIC’S amenity kits and pink-themed special …

  • Southwest Airlines cancels more than 1,000 flights Sunday

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    The long weekend got a bit longer for Southwest Airlines customers after the airline cancelled more than 1,000 flights on Sunday. That’s roughly 27% of its daily operations.

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • MSC Seashore to be named on November 18

    Published on : Friday, October 8, 2021

    MSC Cruises reveals that its latest flagship, the MSC Seashore, will be officially named at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve in The Bahamas on November 18.

  • Carnival Cruise announces ship restarts for January & February 2022

    Published on : Thursday, October 7, 2021

    Carnival Cruise Line announced plans for more ship restarts for January and February, as it works towards the return of its full fleet sailing from U.S. homeports in the spring of 2022. With 17 ships scheduled to be operating by …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • NH Collection Copenhagen opens doors to guests

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    NH Collection Copenhagen has become the first hotel in Scandinavia from NH Hotel Group to open a unique historical building in the picturesque district of Christianshavn in Copenhagen. The five-star property offers 394 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a bar, …

  • Sayaji Group of Hotels has introduced dream destination weddings

    Published on : Monday, October 11, 2021

    Sayaji Group of Hotels has introduced ‘Shubh Vivah by Sayaji’, a one-stop solution for all dream destination weddings. The concept offers carefully curated wedding packages that perfectly epitomises the grandeur of the ceremony with personalized care. Attendees in search of the …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • India to issue tourist visas to foreigners visiting India in chartered flights f

    Published on : Saturday, October 9, 2021

    India will start issuing tourist visas to foreigners visiting India in chartered flights from October 15, said the Union home ministry. Foreigner tourists will also be allowed to visit in non-charters — which are flights under bubble arrangements flights from …

  • From November, Israel to permit individual tourists

    Published on : Friday, October 8, 2021

    The tourism ministry of Israel is currently working on various measures to allow individual vaccinated tourists to visit the country from November 2021. Only organized groups between five and 30 tourists from “green, yellow and orange” countries are currently permitted …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

In an exclusive with Travel and Tour World, Robyn Woodhead, new Chair of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) shares about her latest responsibility, challenges faced by IAATO during the COVID-19 pandemic and the way forward.

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