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  • IATA hails G20 agreement to support safe tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    IATA has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the …

  • WIPO and UNWTO joint report shows value of IP in tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    As per a joint new report done by WIPO and the UNWTO regarding the value of intellectual property in boosting tourism shows how the IP system would create a constructive ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in tourism. The publication, …

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  • WTTC Global Summit witnesses assembling of global leading private and

    Published on : Friday, April 30, 2021

    The world’s leading private and public sector Travel & Tourism leaders stood united for restarting international travel at the closure of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit. They used the esteemed forum to share their experiences from …

  • Many countries globally are bracing for tourism reopening

    Published on : Friday, April 30, 2021

    In spite of overtourism in the years earlier, 2021 might be a year of “desperate for tourism” — with even Venice, Barcelona and Reykjavik eager for visitors to return. Places simply selling beauty spots and sunsets are now marketing their …

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Local/Regional

    EUROPE

  • U.S. Travel Reacts to U.K. Placing U.S. on ‘Amber’ List for Travel

    Published on : Saturday, May 8, 2021

    U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today’s release of the U.K.’s “traffic light system” for international travel: “The U.K.’s decision to put the United States on their amber status for reopening just isn’t …

  • Vaccinated travelers might be able to travel in the European Union this summer

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    As per latest travel news from Europe, vaccinated travelers might be able to travel in the European Union this summer. The European Union’s executive has recommended allowing foreign travelers from more countries in the EU. This indicates that COVID-19 travel …

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    AMERICA

  • U.S. Travel Reacts to U.K. Placing U.S. on ‘Amber’ List for Travel

    Published on : Saturday, May 8, 2021

    U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today’s release of the U.K.’s “traffic light system” for international travel: “The U.K.’s decision to put the United States on their amber status for reopening just isn’t …

  • Washington DC launches $2.5 million marketing campaign for tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    Destination DC, the tourism marketing arm of the District, has shed light on just how much damage the pandemic has caused to D.C.’s tourism industry, and what they plan to do to bring tourists back this year. Between March 2020 …

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    MIDDLE EAST

  • Dubai to host first hybrid ATM since the onset of the pandemic

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    Sixty-twonations represented on the exhibition floor such as KSA, Germany, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, South Korea, The Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives and Israel. It will be a new hybrid format first time in ATM history; in-person at the DWTC …

  • Qatar appoints BRANDit as India Representative

    Published on : Wednesday, May 5, 2021

    In India, BRANDit has been selected as the integrated sales & marketing agency for Qatar National Tourism Council in a competitive tender bid. BRANDit will be entrusted for describing and executing Qatar’s in-market trade engagement, product development and joint marketing …

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    ASIA

  • Visit Maldives launches ‘I’m Vaccinated’ campaign

    Published on : Friday, April 30, 2021

    Visit Maldives together with the Maldives Ministry of Tourism launches the ‘I’m Vaccinated’ campaign, aiming to share a positive message regarding the vaccination of staff working in the tourism sector, as well as promote the initiatives undertaken to ensure the …

  • Seychelles to allow entry to vaccinated visitors from India, Pakistan

    Published on : Thursday, April 29, 2021

    In the wake of the ongoing rise of COVID-19 outbreak in the Asian Subcontinent, Seychelles has issued new travel measures for Indian visitors in a press conference held recently in the island nation. Effective immediately, the Public Health Commissioner has …

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY NEWS

    AIRLINE NEWS

  • FAA Proposes Civil Penalties against Four Passengers for Allegedly Int

    Published on : Thursday, May 6, 2021

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes civil penalties ranging from $9,000 to $32,750 against four airline passengers for allegedly interfering with and, in two cases, assaulting flight attendants who instructed them to obey cabin crew instructions and various federal regulations.  The cases …

  • Victoria signed agreement with Qantas Group to create aviation industr

    Published on : Thursday, May 6, 2021

    The Andrews Labor Government has signed a landmark agreement with the Qantas Group that will create hundreds of jobs for Victorians – and secure hundreds more existing jobs in the aviation and related industries. Under the agreement announced today, Qantas …

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    CRUISE NEWS

  • P&O Cruises Australia extends pause in operations further

    Published on : Thursday, May 6, 2021

    P&O Cruises Australia recently announced that it has decided to extend its suspension of operations by six-week and the cruise line is not likely to return to sailing until September 17 at the earliest. The extension of the pause applies …

  • Carnival Cruises calls for US reopening

    Published on : Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    Carnival Cruise Line has joined members of the Federal Maritime Commission, Galveston city and port officials and local businesses at the Port of Galveston to highlight the economic impact of cruising in Texas as a part of a unified showing …

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    HOTEL NEWS

  • Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa set to open in August

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa, a 154-villa resort situated on the island of Thilamaafushi, is all set to open doors to public at the start of August. Secluded in a south-eastern pocket of Lhaviyani Atoll, the property is located …

  • Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Reveals Extensive Renovation in 2021

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    So much more than a room renovation announcement, this is a serendipitous story that begins in 1959, when the Hotel first opened its doors. “We have welcomed guests from all over the world here, with most returning again and again, …

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    TOURISM NEWS

  • Israel added to European Union safe list for countries

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    Israel has been added to a European Union safe list for countries. The EU has said that travelers from Israel should be allowed to travel freely to Europe for tourism. The European Union has imposed a blanket ban on unnecessary …

  • Producing Corona vaccine locally may save Egyptian tourism

    Published on : Friday, May 7, 2021

    With slightly more than one per cent of its population vaccinated against Covid-19, Egypt is quickly entering its third wave with new restrictions being rolled out. But relying on local vaccine production rather than the beleaguered COVAX initiatives could be …

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IN CONVERSATION WITH

In an exclusive interview with Travel And Tour World, Kerry Prince, Brand Director in Reed Exhibitions reveals on how Reed Exhibition is planning to overcome the challenges they are facing in post COVID-19 time.

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY LEADERS

Kerry Prince

Brand Director in Reed Exhibitions

Edyta Peszko

Director of Sales & Marketing, Seaside Finolhu Maldives

Steen Jakobsen

Assistant Vice President, Dubai Business Events

Claude Blanc

Portfolio Director, IBTM Events and WTM

Dalma Díaz Pinto

Ambassador of World Food Travel Association (WFTA)

Sigurður Valur Sigurðsson

Project Manager, Marketing Communications, Promote Iceland

Jamie Pherous

The founder and Managing Director of Corporate Travel Management (CTM)

Mr Thoyyib Mohamed

Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)

Karen Bolinger

Managing Director APAC – PCMA

Keith Henry

President and CEO of the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

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