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  • UK government eases restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    The UK government has confirmed that fully vaccinated travellers from the European Union and United States will be able to avoid quarantine when arriving in England, Scotland and Wales from an amber list country. The change will come into force …

  • UK set to reopen international cruise sector

    Published on : Thursday, July 29, 2021

    UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps recently confirmed a ban on international cruises docking in the UK will be lifted. The policy has been in place since last July, and is due to be lifted on August 2. The move comes …

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Global Travel News

  • World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) releases ne

    Published on : Thursday, July 29, 2021

    The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has commenced a study into the tourism carrying capacity of Athens in a new partnership with the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA). World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage …

  • High demand and tourism drive Ahi prices

    Published on : Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Get ready to pay more for that poke bowl, because ahi prices are skyrocketing! Dallis Ontiveros went live from the Fish Auction Honolulu and Paradise Poke Hawaii to hear more of their reaction.

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  • More than 60% jobs lost in tourism during pandemic first wave

    Published on : Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be truly devastating for people across the globe. Of the many industries impacted, tourism is among the worst affected with millions of people having lost their jobs and occupation due to lockdowns and travel restrictions. …

  • COVID restrictions impact statewide tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    This week, the Biden administration has declared that it will maintain existing restrictions related to COVID-19 on all international travel to the United States. The travel representatives, lawmakers, and foreign governments have been urging the U.S. to raise restrictions. As …

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Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • British government expected to reopen England’s doors to double-vaccinated tou

    Published on : Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    The British government is expected to approve the reopening of England’s doors to double-vaccinated tourists from the EU and the US, which is likely to bring relief to the country’s leisure sector. Whitehall officials said that the UK ministers, led …

  • Summer tourism of Europe gets negative impact due to variants

    Published on : Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    Popular destination countries in the world are struggling hard with rising Covid-19 delta variant, however the last-minute efforts related to the peak season are in progress intimidates to upset yet another summer season. Visitors in France, the most visited country …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Saudi Arabia to reopen its borders for foreign tourists after a 17-mon

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    Saudi Arabia will reopen its borders for foreign tourists following a 17-month closure in the wake of the corona virus pandemic on August 1. However, the Saudi Kingdom has reopened its borders for only fully vaccinated tourists. The Ministry of …

  • Tourism 365 launches business trip to meet European partners to promot

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    Tourism 365, part of Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), are conducting a European business travel trip. The trip, which passes through some of Europe’s largest travel markets, will emphasise how Tourism 365 presents robust travel opportunities for European holidaymakers …

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    ASIA

  • Korea promotes its MICE oriented destinations to global event planners

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    In the presence of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Korea MICE Bureau is gearing to promote the the unique MICE venues and destinations with a brand new marketing campaign. The new campaign features a set of promotional videos along with …

  • Messe Berlin (Singapore) receives “Outstanding Event Organiser” aw

    Published on : Wednesday, July 28, 2021

    Messe Berlin (Singapore) wins “Outstanding Event Organiser” award at the Singapore Tourism Awards 2021 for successfully organising TravelRevive, the first international travel tradeshow to take place physically in Asia Pacific during COVID-19, with both local and foreign attendees and exhibitors. …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Digital Health Pass Will Be The Ticket to Fly For Qantas and Jetstar F

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    The Qantas Group has today confirmed it will work with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to rollout a digital health pass when regular Qantas and Jetstar international flights resume. The decision to proceed with IATA follows trials of several …

  • Boeing increased revenue in second quarter

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    Boeing recently reported second-quarter revenue of $17 billion, driven by increased demand for commercial aircraft. The figure is up 44 per cent from the $11.8 billion recorded in the same period last year. The manufacturing giant said GAAP earnings per …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Silversea Cruises christens Silver Moon in Greece

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    Silversea Cruises has recently named Silver Moon as the newest ship in its fleet, building momentum in a global return to service. Held aboard the ship in the port of Piraeus, Silver Moon’s official naming ceremony was attended by many …

  • MSC Group signs five-year agreement with Cruise Saudi

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    MSC Group has signed a five-year agreement with Cruise Saudi for preferential berthing rights at the port of Jeddah. The line said this was further sign of its long-term commitment to support the development of the local tourism sector by …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Kensho Psarou Grand Villa launches in Psarou Beach

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    Kensho Boutique Hotels & Villas recently launched the brand new Kensho Psarou Grand Villa. The brand is well-renowned for its exceptional hospitality, awe-inspiring décor, five-star service and extensive A-list clientele; yet the bar has been raised even higher with the …

  • Accor reports show decreasing revenue in first half of 2021

    Published on : Friday, July 30, 2021

    Accor has reported consolidated revenue of €824 million for the first half of 2021. The figure is six per cent down on a like-for-like basis when compared to the first-half of last year, but 53 per cent down on the …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Philadelphia: An array of new tourist attractions

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    As the world is reopening to welcome back travellers with renewed zeal and vigour, destinations are introducing new attractions to revive tourism. The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has recently introduces some brand new experiences for travellers planning to visit …

  • Cyprus requires COVID-19 test for unvaccinated travellers

    Published on : Saturday, July 31, 2021

    Cyprus government has recently announced new set of COVID-19 restrictions for tourists. Visitors who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a certificate confirming a successful recovery from previous COVID-19 infection is now exempt from the PCR test. However, all holidaymakers …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

Travel And Tour World Exclusive: Here is an interview of Mr. Florian Sengstschmid, the CEO of Azerbaijan Tourism Board, where he explains how this nation presents to the global tourism industry and how they are alluring international travellers.

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