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  • Portugal plans to reopen its tourism from June

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    Portugal is going to launch strict new rules for the tourists, as the country is planning to reopen its all major beaches in June. The hotel and tourism industry is hoping that the Brits can come here for summer holiday. …

  • Germany set to ease travel restrictions to 31 EU countries

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    On Tuesday, the German government announced that it is planning to allow citizens of Germany to travel to nearly 31 European countries next month if the coronavirus situation continues to be under control.

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Global Travel News

  • The World Centre of Excellence for Destinations and Planet Happiness S

    Published on : Friday, May 15, 2020

    Planet Happiness and the World Centre for Excellence for Destinations (CED) have signed a partnership agreement focused on strengthening excellence in destination management and the necessity of the sector to deliver destination well-being. In this extraordinary period of tourism collapse, …

  • In 2020, international tourism could drop by 60-80 percent

    Published on : Thursday, May 14, 2020

    In 2020, international tourism could fall by 60-80 per cent because of the pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of USD 910 billion to USD 1.2 trillion. It would eventually place millions of livelihoods at risk, the World Tourism Organization …

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    AMERICA

  • Severe tornadoes batter Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and other regions

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    Severe tornadoes, flooding, and thunderstorms hit the southern regions of Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana on Wednesday and early Thursday. The weather disruption left dozens injured and at least seven people have been reported dead.     In Oklahoma and Texas …

  • Canada-U.S. extend border closure for several weeks

    Published on : Saturday, April 18, 2020

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced that the U.S.-Canada border would not completely reopen and is subjected to remain closed for several other weeks. The decision has been taken in light of the COVID-19 pandemic as coronavirus cases continue …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • The Arabian Travel Market arranged the first digital ATM advisory boar

    Published on : Tuesday, May 12, 2020

    Recently, the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) had arranged the first digital ATM advisory board meeting, with the major blow of the pandemic on tourism and hospitality sector being the main issue of the discussion. The board will constantly guide on …

  • Etihad Airways eases travel plans by introducing Etihad Credit

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    In response to the current situation, Etihad Airways is introducing Etihad Credit to give guests the freedom to delay their travel plans by permitting a free cancellation and is offering the original value of their booking to be used as …

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    ASIA

  • Thailand resumes services with revised guidelines for citizens and tou

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Mumbai is proud to inform you that the country’s efficient front liners have been successful in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Over the past few months, the Royal Thai Government and TAT collaboratively undertook …

  • A Global Partnership to Progress Professional Congress Organisers in M

    Published on : Friday, May 15, 2020

    The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is proud to support the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) in the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) launch of its unique online education platform, IAPCO WebEDGE. This platform will support …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – April 2020

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    Preliminary April 2020 traffic figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed that international air passenger markets were battered by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rapid spread of the virus, resulting in border closures …

  • From check-in to baggage claim: Delta has you covered for a safe trave

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    From providing more space to extensive cleaning, Delta has launched numerous measures to ensure a safe experience for our customers and people. Your safety is our highest priority from the moment you check in until you collect your bag at …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Universal Orlando Resort likely to open in June

    Published on : Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Universal Parks and Resorts recently announced that the company is planning to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort starting June 5.

  • Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro Celebrates Rice Dumpling Festival with S

    Published on : Friday, May 22, 2020

    From 12 to 25 June, two Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro at Mandarin Orchard Singapore showcases five rice dumpling flavours exquisitely crafted by Executive Chef Chen Kentaro to commemorate the Dragon Boat Festival. Savour the restaurant’s curated selection of …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Former UNWTO Secretary-General to speak at ATM Virtual

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has confirmed that the Chairman of the International Tourism & Investment Conference (ITIC) and former UNWTO Secretary-General, Dr. Taleb Rifai, will host a virtual summit as part of ATM Virtual. The summit, which is titled ‘Restructuring …

  • ATM Virtual to focus on potential Chinese outbound travel market

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    One of the most eagerly awaited sessions during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) three-day ATM Virtual event that takes place from 1-3 June 2020, is undoubtedly The Virtual ATM China Tourism Forum. The debate will take an in-depth look at …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

David Ruetz, Head of ITB Berlin, in an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World speaks about the adverse impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the global crisis it has triggerred in the travel and toursim sector and the launch of ITB Berlin Convention.

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Amitabh Khosla

IATA’s Country Director for India

ABTA Spokesperson

Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA)

David Ruetz

Head of ITB Berlin

Sunghee Joo

Director General, Paris Office, Korea Tourism Organization

Charmarie Maelge

Managing Director, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau

Thoyyib Mohamed

Managing Director, Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation

Mrs. Vinita Singal

Secretary of Tourism & Cultural Affairs
Govt. of Maharashtra

Shri Satpal Maharaj

Honourable Minister (Tourism & Culture)
Govt. of Uttarakhand

Faiz Ahmed Kidwai

IAS, Managing Director
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board

P Bala Kiran

Director of Kerala Tourism

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