Dubai reopens borders to international tourists

Dubai is opening its borders to international tourists and visitors from today (July 7), whilst continuing its commitment to assure the safety and well-being of all, implementing new, transparent, and easy to follow travel guidelines. The city is ready to welcome visitors and has regained its vibrant energy following the reopening of attractions, facilities and … 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

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

Visit Maldives kicks off its ‘#visitmaldiveslater’ campaign

  Known for its blinding white sandy beaches and glimmering turquoise blue waters, Maldives is a fascinating unique destination.  With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) has released a very crisp, relevant and powerful ‘#visitmaldiveslater’ campaign that encourages everyone to stay home and Visit Maldives later. MMPRC requests everyone to … Read more

Indian travel trade utilise the lockdown to elevate their SA destination knowledge

SA Specialist, South African Tourism’s fun and interactive online learning programme, has witnessed an increase in the number of Indian travel trade undertaking the training. Trade agents are using the lockdown period to upskill and reskill themselves as South Africa, being one of the most sought after outbound destinations by Indian travellers, leads the consideration … Read more

Destination DC launches global travel agent training program

  Today, Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organisation for Washington, DC, launched its global travel agent training program titled ‘Washington, DC Special Agent Academy’, which is an online-based program designed to train and engage with travel agents in the U.S. and around the world who are interested in becoming Washington, DC experts. As … Read more

Dubai aims to reopen its borders for tourism by July 2020

  Reports suggest that Dubai aims to reopen its tourism by July, according to the Director-General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM). During a recent statement, Al Marri said, “The reopening process will be gradual and could be delayed until September, depending on the situation and global trends surrounding COVID-19. The thing … Read more