DOHA, Qatar, 11 August 2020:  Qatar Airways resumes services to Adelaide, Australia starting 16 August 2020, making the South Australian capital its fifth destination in Australia to regain direct flights from the Middle East.  The twice-weekly service...
LONDON, 10 August 2020: Popular holiday destinations Sri Lanka and Grenada, are among the latest destinations to begin using the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council. Endorsements...
LONDON, 6 August 2020: Nearly 3 million jobs in the UK and 197 million worldwide in the travel and tourism sector globally - look set to be lost due to the collapse of travel, according to the World Travel...
LONDON, 31 July 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council unveiled its Insurance Guidelines this week to rebuild global consumer confidence to help encourage the return of travelling. The guidelines are designed to drive...
GENEVA 31 July 2020: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an updated global passenger forecast showing that the recovery in traffic has been slower than had been expected. In the base case scenario: Global...
BRUSSELS, Belgium 31 July 2020: As the travel industry braces for a second Covid-19 wave, the Global Business Travel Association, calls for widening testing capabilities and requirements across the EU as a better alternative to blanket travel restrictions.
ABU DHABI, UAE, 31 JULY 2020:  Effective 1 August, all travellers flying Etihad Airways from around the world to Abu Dhabi, and those transferring via Abu Dhabi onto other flights, will be required to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test...
DOHA, Qatar 30 July 2020: Qatar Airways resumed its three weekly flights to Helsinki on Wednesday, becoming the only Gulf carrier to serve four Nordic capitals. The resumption of Helsinki...
BRUSSELS, 22 July 2020: The European Council’s recommendations on gradually lifting restrictions on non-essential travel to the EU started to take effect 1 July for listed countries. The council recommended that member states start lifting the travel...
MALE, The Maldives, 21 July 2020: Statistics shared by Maldives Immigration showed over 400 tourists arrived in the Maldives since the country reopened its borders last Wednesday, according to a report in the news channel Avas.mv. The...