THAILAND OPENS ITS INTERNATIONAL BORDERS, PRIORITIZES SAFETY FIRST

The Government of Thailand announced the opening of its borders for tourists from across the globe with stringent visa policies thereby strengthening safety measures. Thailand is now allowing visitors to apply for the Tourist Visa (TR) or ‘Special Tourist Visa’ (STV) with a mandatory 14-day quarantine at Government-approved quarantine facilities. According to the new protocols, … Read more

Taiwan leads the way in post-pandemic travel recovery: Agoda

In a recent media interview, Chief Executive of the Booking Holdings subsidiary John Brown told that travel is recovering faster in Asia than in the West, although, “most of it is domestic and in countries where they really have the best control over COVID.” Taiwan’s pandemic response has made it the 2020s most popular destination … Read more

Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020 draws to a close with a record-breaking fourth edition

Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) officially concluded its most ambitious and inspiring edition to date with more than 1,500,000 participants rising to the 30×30 Challenge. First launched in 2017 by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, the 2020 edition motivated and … Read more

Taiwan Partners with Walt Disney for Largest Christmas Celebration

  Christmas is round the corner and with over 6 months of no locally transmitted case of Covid-19, Taiwan is gearing up for end-of-the-year festivities. New Taipei City is hosting one of the four largest annual events of Taiwan – Disney’s Fairytale themed Christmas. ‘Christmasland in New Taipei City’ has partnered with Walt Disney Company … Read more

Mauritius wins four awards at the World Travel Awards’ 2020 edition

  Mauritius bags four awards at the 27th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) namely ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Culinary Destination’, ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Wedding Destination 2020’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’. WTA is regarded as the most prestigious awards of the global tourism and travel industry. Results … Read more

Lionsgate Zone at MOTIONGATE Dubai expanding with two new rides

  The region’s largest immersive Hollywood-inspired theme park, MOTIONGATE Dubai, will start 2021 on a high note, and earn the park a multitude of world firsts when it launches two brand new, thrilling rides as part of its expansion of the Lionsgate Zone. Thrill-seekers and fans of the major motion picture franchises ‘John Wick’ and … Read more

Dream Cruises introduces “Super Seacation” voyages on World Dream

Beginning on November onwards, Singaporeans will be able to enjoy a brand-new vacation option that will take the regular “stay-cation” concept and turn it into a “Super Secation” experience as they sail away into the big, blue sea. Available on World Dream’s two and three-night high seas itineraries, the “Super Seacations” will combine the multitude … Read more

Taiwan resumes cruising via “Discover Taiwan” itineraries by Dream Cruises

After a series of limited cruises that resumed end-July 2020, Taiwan enters a complete Island-hopping cruise mode with the next round of sea travel by Dream Cruises setting sail on October 26. The 6 days, 5-night cruises departed from Keelung and will visit 3 additional islands before heading back to its port of departure. With … Read more

Greece participates in the virtual SATTE GenX to strengthen presence in the India travel market

  To re-establish its connection with the travel trade fraternity in India and further entice Indians to visit Greece, Greece National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) participated in the first-ever virtual event of SATTE named SATTE GenX, which was held between October 5 and 6. The event witnessed engagements from leading partners and business associates that reflected … Read more