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  • Global Travel Taskforce registers to facilitate international travel

    Published on : Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    The transport secretary urged the potential travellers not to book a holiday, has chaired a meeting of a taskforce aimed at restarting international travel in a safe and sustainable way. Grant Shapps chaired the first meeting of the revived Global …

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  • $1.3 trillion revenue loss for international tourism in 2020

    Published on : Monday, February 8, 2021

    The revenue loss in the international tourism sector in 2020 caused by a decrease in travelers crossing borders is estimated at $1.3 trillion, on the back of strict travel bans imposed by countries amid the coronavirus pandemic. Last year’s international …

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  • Global cruise bookings are on the rise for next year despite coronavirus spreading

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    The cruise bookings for 2021 are on the rise despite coronavirus outbreak in this year. It is according to a analysis done by UBS, the booking volume for 2021 cruises has gone up 9 percent in the last 30 days …

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  • 5.2 million guests to be affected by Marriott’s data breach

    Published on : Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Marriott announced of a data breach and informed about 5.2 million guests that their information was comprised through an app which was used to provide services at hotels. An unexpected amount of guest information was accessed through two employees’ login …

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  • EasyJet grounds entire fleet due to COVID-19 scare

    Published on : Monday, March 30, 2020

    EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet of planes and said it cannot give a date for when they will restart. The budget airline said it had made the move due to the unprecedented travel restrictions imposed by governments globally due …

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  • PATA Gold Awards 2020 open for submissions with new categories

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel and tourism industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the PATA Gold Awards 2020. The deadline for submissions is May 14, 2020. …

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  • Global airline industry is facing meltdown over coronavirus fear

    Published on : Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    The global travel industry faces an extensive shutdown over Coronavirus  fears after most of the global airline companies announced that the new flight reductions and more countries introduced more travel bans and isolation requirements.   The novel coronavirus has gone global reaching …

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  • Coronavirus outbreak jostled travel industry

    Published on : Thursday, March 12, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has gone global reaching most of the Asian nations and European countries. This outburst in China now becomes a worldwide pandemic. Since it was first identified in mid-December (Wuhan Province in China), the virus has killed more …

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  • US President Trump signs $8.3bn aid bill as cases increase in the country

    Published on : Saturday, March 7, 2020

    With confirmed cases reaching 233 – in addition to 14 deaths – Mr Trump urged calm, adding: “It’ll go away.”   The White House has faced criticism for its response, and has acknowledged the US does not have enough test …

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  • Corona virus brings overall decline in global tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Travel industry professionals have said that corona virus outbreak that has spread to all continents except Antarctica has brought stagnation for the travel and tourism sector.   A tourism ministry official said, “There is a global scare. It is not …

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  • Coronavirus now becomes a worldwide pandemic

    Published on : Friday, February 28, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has gone global reaching most of the Asian nations and European countries. This outbreak in China becomes a worldwide epidemic. Since it was first identified in mid-December (Wuhan Province), the virus has killed more than 2,800 worldwide. …

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  • Corona virus affects world economy in a significant way

    Published on : Thursday, February 27, 2020

    The world is now struggling to fight the novel corona virus (COVID-19) outbreak that has claimed thousands of lives, devastating economic activity, not just in China the virus epicenter, but also in many countries around the world since the beginning …

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  • Rio carnival – At risk from contaminated water

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    The glitz, glamour, and festivity of Rio carnival in Brazil is currently under warning in regards to contaminated water summer about to reach its peak.   As per Fox News, taps and showers are releasing murky water with a distinct clay-like smell. …

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  • 2019 experienced record-breaking year in Canada tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Last year, Canada experienced its best year in terms of tourism with the number of arrivals reaching the mark of 22 million and Ottawa’s anticipated to benefit.   In a row, 2019 was the third year when Canada broke records …

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  • More tourists will select Fiji, says Tourism Ministry

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Recently, Fiji has been considered as one of the safest tourist destinations in the world.   In return, this recognition will definitely see a major rise in tourists mainly from Australia, heading to the Pacific Islands and Fiji could benefit …

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  • Sustainable travel – A buzzword for new age travelers

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    With no trouble, the 2020s could turn out to be ‘the decade of sustainability’. As more and more companies are promising to help combat climate change, travelers are gradually becoming even savvier on who and what is negatively impacting the …

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  • Eco-tourism site being developed at Arikkamedu to be completed by 2023

    Published on : Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    An eco-tourism site which is being developed at Arikkamedu will be completed by 2023.   Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi led a team from Raj Nivas to look over tourist projects funded by centrally-sponsored schemes in and around Puducherry as part …

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  • International campaign will help put Australia back on the travel list

    Published on : Monday, February 24, 2020

    Tourism Australia’s new pitch to win back international visitors is a welcome step in helping to drive new visitation following the setbacks experienced by tourism businesses across the nation as a result of January’s bushfires.   “This is the right …

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  • 11th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism to be held in Andorra

    Published on : Friday, February 14, 2020

    The 11th edition of the World Congress on Snow and Mountain Tourism will be held from 11-13 March this year in Andorra, under the theme “Tourism, Innovation and Sustainability”. The Congress is organized by the UNWTO, the Government of Andorra …

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  • Akaryn Hotel embraces multi-generational travel experiences

    Published on : Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    Akaryn Hotel Group is embracing multi-generational travel by opening its extraordinary accommodation and amazing activities to all ages at its urban and resort destinations across Thailand. Multi-generation travel is one of the biggest trends in the world today, especially in …

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