One out of five destinations continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of Covid-19 impact the restart of international tourism.
Passengers arriving in the destination can present a negative antigen test from the previous 24 hours. This is instead of the previous requirement of a negative PCR test from the previous 72 hours.
More than 500 delegates from around the world are set to arrive in Madrid for the general assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
The Jamaica Tourist Board has confirmed that Ving, operated by Sunclass Airlines, will be returning to the destination with direct flights from Stockholm, Sweden.
Radisson Hotel Group has welcomed the opening of the new 169-room Radisson Hotel Gorizont Rostov-on-Don. The company now has 43 hotels in operation and under development in the country.
The government has reintroduced red list restrictions on arrivals from South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia with immediate effect.
Opening its doors next spring, Regent Phu Quoc will be an ultra-luxury all suites and villas resort set in an unrivalled private beachfront location in Long Beach on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam.
The property has been acquired by Hotel Investment Partners, the largest owner of resort hotels in southern Europe, backed by funds managed by Blackstone.
Alicia Keys will be the first international artist to perform as part of the Infinite Nights series at Expo 2020 in Dubai. She will be performing from the heart of Al Wasl Plaza on December 10th.
Accor has secured the naming rights for Stadium Australia, with the venue in Sydney Olympic Park to begin the transition to Accor Stadium from today.
Saga has confirmed the appointment of Fran Collins as the newest member of Saga’s cruise board. The company hopes to benefit from Collins’ more than twenty years of experience.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company is moving forward with a diversification strategy, taking over Etihad Holidays from Etihad Airways.
Emirates and airBaltic have launched a codeshare deal. Customers of the Latvian carrier will benefit from convenient access to Emirates’ worldwide network via its hub in Dubai.
As the holiday travel season begins and with global vaccinations on the rise, Grenada has updated its visitor protocols. A two day quarantine for vaccinated travellers has been scrapped.
IHG Hotels & Resorts has reached a new milestone in the ongoing upgrade of two of its most recognisable brands, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express.
Expo 2020 Dubai will mark 50-years since the founding of the United Arab Emirates in show-stopping style with a four-day slate of world-class events and immersive experiences.
The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to adopt “simple, predictable and practical” measures to safely facilitate the ramping-up of international travel as borders re-open.
Air Astana will resume flights from Almaty to New Delhi, the capital of India, on December 16th, with three services a week operated by Airbus A320 aircraft.
Adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions has named Hayley Peacock-Gower as its chief marketing officer, a newly created role to drive global growth for the Australian brand.
Kassandra and Alexandra Lefakinis are co-owners and managing partners in the second generation of Valef Yachts - a family business that pioneered luxury and mega yacht charters in Greece when it was founded in 1969. The women now define the new benchmarks in luxury yacht chartering.