News Pick

  • UK: Green list countries call for tourist traffic

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The introduction of the UK traffic light system in May brought in a green list, amber list and updated its red list of countries. Each colour signifies different rules for testing and quarantining. Anyone travelling to a green list country …

  • Italy makes COVID-19 health pass mandatory for all workers

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Italian government approved that some of the strictest anti-COVID measures in the world, making it obligatory for all workers either to show proof of vaccination, a negative test or recent recovery from infection. The new rules came into force …

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  • United States plans for new system in international travels

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Government of United States is developing a “new system for international travel” that will include contact tracing for when it eventually lifts travel restrictions that bar much of the world’s population from entering the country, a senior White House …

  • New York requires vaccine passport for all indoor activities

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

    Starting Monday, New York City has started to enforce its Covid-19 vaccine passport program, known as “Key to NYC,” for most indoor activities as part of the city’s broad reopening plan. The city requires proof of at least one dose …

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Global Travel News

  • Fiji Islands: Need to know before you go

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    As per official reports, Fiji Islands is planning to reopen for tourists by the end of the year. The country can also possibly pre-pone the reopening due its successful vaccination program. However, in order to have a successful reopening, businesses, …

  • Australian airline officials will trail home quarantine for fully-inoc

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully-inoculated international travellers arriving in Sydney, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as Australia moves to reopen its borders despite persistent COVID-19 cases. Australia closed its international border in …

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  • UK: Green list countries call for tourist traffic

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The introduction of the UK traffic light system in May brought in a green list, amber list and updated its red list of countries. Each colour signifies different rules for testing and quarantining. Anyone travelling to a green list country …

  • Italy makes COVID-19 health pass mandatory for all workers

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Italian government approved that some of the strictest anti-COVID measures in the world, making it obligatory for all workers either to show proof of vaccination, a negative test or recent recovery from infection. The new rules came into force …

  • More...

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    EUROPE

  • Italy makes COVID-19 health pass mandatory for all workers

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Italian government approved that some of the strictest anti-COVID measures in the world, making it obligatory for all workers either to show proof of vaccination, a negative test or recent recovery from infection. The new rules came into force …

  • In 2020, foreign tourists’ overnight stays in Italy dropped 55 per cent

    Published on : Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    The final official count for the tourism industry of Italy during 2020 has come. According to the National Statistics Institute (ISTAT) of Italy, the drop done by the coronavirus was “drastic.” As per the data released on Tuesday by the …

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    AMERICA

  • United States plans for new system in international travels

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Government of United States is developing a “new system for international travel” that will include contact tracing for when it eventually lifts travel restrictions that bar much of the world’s population from entering the country, a senior White House …

  • New York requires vaccine passport for all indoor activities

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

    Starting Monday, New York City has started to enforce its Covid-19 vaccine passport program, known as “Key to NYC,” for most indoor activities as part of the city’s broad reopening plan. The city requires proof of at least one dose …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • United Airlines says 90% U.S. staff vaccinated

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    United Airlines said that close to 90% of its U.S.-based employees had uploaded proof of COVID-19 vaccinations ahead September 27 deadline. United Airlines has taken a tough stance on employees who decline to get vaccinated and in early August became …

  • Australian airline officials will trail home quarantine for fully-inoc

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    The Australian officials will trial a home quarantine system for fully-inoculated international travellers arriving in Sydney, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as Australia moves to reopen its borders despite persistent COVID-19 cases. Australia closed its international border in …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • Disney Fantasy resumes again

    Published on : Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    Disney Fantasy is now back in action, having sailed on Saturday from Port Canaveral, and becoming the second Disney Cruise Line ship to resume service in North America. Following the Disney Dream, which returned to guest operations on August 9, …

  • Carnival Pride back cruising sails from Baltimore to The Bahamas

    Published on : Monday, September 13, 2021

    Carnival Cruise line set sail from the Port of Baltimore as the Carnival Pride departed today on a seven-day cruise to The Bahamas

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Radisson Hotels on track to reach 50 hotels in North Africa by 2025

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

     Radisson Hotel Group set a record in its North African expansion, with the signing of nine hotels, to date this year. This has boosted the Group’s North Africa portfolio, comprising of of the Maghreb countries along with Libya and Egypt, …

  • Regional Victoria supports local hospitality and other industries

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

    The financial support for licensed bars, cafes, hotels and clubs across regional Victoria will continue through September, and other businesses in regional areas will also be supported where ongoing restrictions severely affect operations. With the City of Ballarat entering a …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Fiji Islands: Need to know before you go

    Published on : Friday, September 17, 2021

    As per official reports, Fiji Islands is planning to reopen for tourists by the end of the year. The country can also possibly pre-pone the reopening due its successful vaccination program. However, in order to have a successful reopening, businesses, …

  • Fiji likely to open for tourism by the end of the year

    Published on : Thursday, September 16, 2021

    Fiji is all set to welcome tourists again by the end of 2021. The island nation had initially intended to reopen its borders to tourists in December, but the date is likely to move up as the country’s vaccination program …

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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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Director of Sales & Marketing, Seaside Finolhu Maldives

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