The Madeira Islands are introducing new conditions for access to a green entrance corridor

Since the start of the pandemic, the archipelago of Madeira has been considered one of the safest destinations in Europe and has been widely praised for its handling of the Covid-19 crisis. It has recently been named one of the safest destinations for 2021 by European Best Destinations. Despite currently being on the UK’s red … Continue reading The Madeira Islands are introducing new conditions for access to a green entrance corridor

EU leader von der Leyen says vaccine passport draft law to be launched this month

Brussels will put forward a draft law this month to create so-called vaccine passports, European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen has announced. It will be called a Digital Green Pass and include details such as whether the person has been vaccinated, as well as previous COVID-19 test results and medical statements. The draft … Continue reading EU leader von der Leyen says vaccine passport draft law to be launched this month

UK travellers set their sights on July for Turkey, Italy and Portugal

Following a surge of bookings made on Skyscanner in the days after the Prime Minister detailed the roadmap out of lockdown for the England, Skyscanner has released a detailed breakdown of the emerging trends for summer 2021. The breakdown reveals that in July 66% of holidaymakers are looking to get away for longer than a … Continue reading UK travellers set their sights on July for Turkey, Italy and Portugal

Option to book empty seats next to you on Emirates flights

Travel during the times of COVID is marred with apprehensions. With people across the globe trying to cope with the new normal, there are many things that are bound to change the travel scenario too. Emirates have come up with a new option to allow travelers to travel without a second thought. Reportedly, the airline … Continue reading Option to book empty seats next to you on Emirates flights

‘2021-2022 Magical Kenya Signature Experiences’ from Kenya Tourism Board

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala has urged tourism providers to expand their products offering to deliver unique, authentic Kenyan travel experiences to travelers. He said this during the award ceremony of the second phase of the Magical Kenya Signature Experiences (MKSE) held to recognize outstanding tourism offerings among Kenyan travel industry players. Through … Continue reading ‘2021-2022 Magical Kenya Signature Experiences’ from Kenya Tourism Board

Accor announces the launch of the new hybrid meeting concept powered by Microsoft Teams – ALL CONNECT

Accor announced it is collaborating with Microsoft to launch ALL CONNECT, a new hybrid meetings concept supported by Microsoft Teams. This new concept will enable guests around the world to adapt to the new ways of working that are expected to be an enduring legacy of the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, 55% of Accor hotels with … Continue reading Accor announces the launch of the new hybrid meeting concept powered by Microsoft Teams – ALL CONNECT

What is the importance of tourism and travel in the global economy?

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which represents global Travel & Tourism private sector, has released a new Social Impact Paper focusing on the Travel & Tourism sector, which has been compiled to showcase the importance of Travel & Tourism as a driver of social impact. This paper is part of a major WTTC … Continue reading What is the importance of tourism and travel in the global economy?

Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana starts operations

La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana, a collection of distinctive hotels throughout Mexico and now the Dominican Republic, officially starts operations of the long-awaited Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana. The beautifully designed all-inclusive, adults only resort sits right on the northern shores of Uvero Alto in the Dominican Republic and introduces its signature sensory … Continue reading Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana starts operations

Doha ranked second safest city in the world

As Qatar prepares to reopen its borders, Doha has been named the second safest city in the world in Numbeo’s Crime Index by City 2021 (The first place is owned by Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates). The index, which tracks safety in 431 cities, reaffirms the country's remarkable level of safety and security, while strengthening … Continue reading Doha ranked second safest city in the world

New York restaurants will reopen at a quarter of their capacity on February 14

Good news coming from New York City. Governor Andrew Cuomo has given permission to restaurants to open indoor dining with 25 percent capacity starting this Valentine’s Day (February 14), according with timesofindia.indiatimes.com. The announcement has come as a breather to struggling restaurants business in the city. This is the second time since COVID-19 lockdown in … Continue reading New York restaurants will reopen at a quarter of their capacity on February 14