Turkish Airlines, the busiest operator in Eurocontrol after restarting domestic and intl. flights

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, was reported as the busiest operator in Europe last week after successfully restarting domestic and international passenger operations. On June 17, 2020, Turkish Airlines had 400 flights in Eurocontrol area for the first time an airline has that number since March 24, 2020. EUROCONTROL is … Read more

Crystal Cruises receives Blue Circle Environmental Award

The Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada has recognized Crystal Cruises with a 2019 Blue Circle Award as part of the port’s EcoAction Program, which encourages efforts above and beyond requirements in order to reduce air emissions and carbon footprint. The awards are given to cruise lines and other marine carriers who maintain the highest standards … Read more

Madhya Pradesh re-opens its tourist destinations

Madhya Pradesh re-opens its State Tourism Development Corporation Hotels, Resorts and many private Hotels at tourist destinations for tourists and Hoteliers, Promoting Domestic Tourism allowing in tourists from within the Country. Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has also issued a circular regarding re-opening of National Parks from 15th June 2020. National Park’s Buffer Zone will remain … Read more

Dubai Tourism shows commitment to Indian trade partners with webinars and virtual gaming event

As Dubai readies itself to open its doors to visitors from around the world, the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) is focused on assuring travelers and trade partners of the city’s ability to not only receive guests safely and allow for a well-rounded destination experience; but also be able to ensure that … Read more

Sri Lanka to welcome tourists from August 1, 2020

  Sri Lanka Tourism opens for international tourists from 1st August 2020 Sri Lanka, the island of Paradise in the Indian Ocean, is ready to welcome global travelers from all countries  starting from 1st August 2020, following the country’s successful containment of COVID-19. Kimarli Fernando, Chairperson of Sri Lanka Tourism, announced; “Sri Lanka Tourism will … Read more

Culture Ministry nods to open 820 centrally ASI protected monuments with places of worship from tomorrow

Union Minister for Culture & Tourism (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel announced that Culture Ministry has approved opening of 820 centrally protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India which have places of worship from June 8, 2020. Patel also said that all the protocols issued by the MHA and the Health ministry will be followed … Read more

Singapore Airlines Boosts Health and Safety Measures

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced a range of health and safety initiatives, and enhanced several existing measures, in recent weeks as part of a comprehensive review of the end-to-end customer journey. This has allowed SIA to refine the travel experience based on the advice of medical experts, regulators and partners, as well as feedback from … Read more

Taiwan launches 3-phase opening plan, set to welcome international tourists in Q3

Healing is not an overnight task, rather a slow process that involves both time and healing experiences. Towards this end, Taiwan offers a three-fold offering paving the way for hope, beauty and tourism. Earlier in the year, Taiwan had globally announced 2020 to be the Year of Mountain Tourism. Encouraging this thread of planning, especially … Read more

South Africa’s tourism activities and skies open up

South Africa has been globally lauded by key COVID-19 experts for handling the pandemic in an effective manner, slowing down infections and implementing various lockdown measures through a risk adjusted strategy aimed at easing restrictions and opening up the economy and other activities over 5 alert levels. “It is interesting to me the manner in … Read more

GCL launches new B2B app in India and introduces enhanced health and hygiene measures

  Genting Cruise Lines (GCL) has announced the launch of a new B2B app geared toward the company’s travel trade and business partners to provide a wealth of information, all in the palm of their hands. The “GCL India” app is readily available via the Google Play Store Link- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dreamcruises and the Apple App Store … Read more