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Seychelles Tourism Board appoints BRANDit as India Representative

The vibrant outbound tourism industry of India is optimistic about some green shoots of recovery by the latter half of 2021. Travelling is innate to humans and having spent a considerable amount of time indoors, people are yearning to explore …

  • Norway extends lockdown until April 13

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Norway Tourism has extended curbs on a range of public and private institutions, including the closure of schools and nurseries, until April 13 to try to halt the spread of the coronavirus.     Prime Minister Erna Solberg said that …

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  • India declares complete lockdown amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    In a strong response to the coronavirus crisis, India declared a complete lockdown for 21 days. On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the country and announced a nationwide lockdown. The decision comes as the number of coronavirus cases continues …

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  • Cairo Tourism cripples due to coronavirus pandemic

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    On Tuesday, the Cairo government introduced some new set of rules as measures to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. The brand new measures declared a two-week overnight curfew, an extension of the closure of schools and universities. The city has …

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  • Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Reaches Out To The Community Through Food Aid

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is standing with the community during these difficult times by feeding and nourishing people in need in Kuala Lumpur, with its recent contribution totalling over 340kgs of surplus food.   The recent Government …

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  • Tourism Noosa’s drive to keep tourism afloat during unsure times

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Tourism Noosa is taking an integrated destination management approach for marketing Noosa recognizing the importance of tourism as Noosa region’s largest single economic driver. They are considering development of more regional airline routes and increasing length of stay.   With the recent outbreak of corona virus worldwide, there is …

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  • American tourist expresses gratitude towards Kerala tourism department

    Published on : Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    An American tourist, Rebecca Dayle expressed her gratitude towards the tourism department, KTDC and fellow Malayalis. Dayle has been staying in self-isolation at the KTDC resort in Alappuzha. Although testing negative for corona virus. She returned home after a sample …

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  • The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board appoints Pamela Ewing as the Director of Tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board has announced appointing Pamela Ewing as the Director of Tourism. This job will certainly have its challenges, given the current situation now.   Minister of Tourism Hon. Ralph Higgs congratulated Ewing on her …

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  • West Virginia tourism officials educate people about restaurant services during corona virus scare

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    West Virginia tourism officials are telling the public about the services that restaurants are offering during times of corona virus.   More than 150 businesses statewide are listed on an online dining guide that includes updated hours of operation and available dining …

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  • CHTA shows faith in Caribbean Tourism’s resilience

    Published on : Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) recently urged its stakeholders to take advantage of the coronavirus resources it has set up for the tourism industry. The organisation has asked to put those resources to use in order to curb …

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  • In the midst of coronavirus, Visit KC shifts its priorities

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    In the middle of sudden closed down of bars and restaurants, Visit KC is currently shifting its priorities in trying to help all the workers associated with hourly tourism and hospitality.   The main priority of this non-profit organization is …

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  • Corona adversely affects local tourism

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    The World Travel and Tourism Council is forecasting that the coronavirus pandemic could create an outcome of 50 million job loss across the tourism industry globally.   In a community like Niagara County — where so much of the local economy is …

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  • Devon & Cornwall tourism leaders are requesting visitors to #ComeBackLater

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    In both Devon and Cornwall, their tourism leaders are all set to issue a message to anyone willing to travel to the region in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.   The one in control of one of the major industries in …

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  • In the middle of COVID-19 pandemic, Montrose tourism remains optimistic

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    The local tourism industry of Montrose is to suffer heavy losses in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the industry remains positive that it will definitely bounce back as soon as the situation gets better. Stern steps and adjustments …

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  • Georgia tourism cripples due to coronavirus outbreak

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    On Saturday, the Georgian government declared a state of emergency in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision has immediately spelled out a crisis for the nation that is used to welcoming foreign tourists over the years. The …

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  • Mount Everest 2020 expedition suspended, mountaineers and organisers hit hard

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    The Nepal government on March 14 had stopped issuing on-arrival tourist visas as  a precautionary measure to combat COVID-19. All of its peaks will remain shut including the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest  and there will be no climbing permits …

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  • Powerful earthquake batters Croatia’s capital city Zagreb

    Published on : Monday, March 23, 2020

    A powerful earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused huge panic among the citizens, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the Zagreb’s iconic cathedral – all in the middle of coronavirus lockdown.  The civic authorities said that a …

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  • Coronavirus and its impact on the travel and tourism industry

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

    The travel and tourism sector is one of the largest industries in the world. Almost every country around the globe welcomes millions of tourists each year. Numerous people travel all around the year for both personal and professional reasons. These …

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  • Nationwide strike imposed in Sri Lanka to check the spread of coronavirus

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

      On Friday, Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide weekend curfew in its densly populated region of 1.9 billion people as South Asian countries escalated efforts to check the spread of coronavirus.   The rate of new infections in Pakistan, India …

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  • Puerto Rico seek tourist support to maintain coronavirus measures

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

    The government body and tourism officials in Puerto Rico are urging tourists currently present on the island to abide by Puerto Rico’s preventive measures against the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes after several visitors were found roaming around unspecified beaches …

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  • UNWTO Convenes Global Tourism Crisis Committee

    Published on : Saturday, March 21, 2020

    The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted a high-level virtual meeting yesterday, bringing together key UN agencies, the chairs of its Executive Council and Regional Commissions, and private sector leaders. Tourism is the economic sector that has been hardest hit by …

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