KATHMANDU, Nepal, 15 January 2021: Franchise giant, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, enters Nepal to brand a 90-room that opened last week in the Nepalese capital.  Ramada® Encore by Wyndham Kathmandu-Thamel, located in the centre...
MALE, Maldives, 12 January 2021: The Maldives is detecting more cases of Covid-19 mainly at five-star resorts concerned tourism officials told local media at the weekend. State media noted that detections of Covid-19 cases in tourist resorts...
MALE, The Maldives, 12 January 2021: The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives, the group’s first property in Asia, named Jesper Soerensen as the new resort’s general manager.  A Danish national, he has more than 20 years of...
MALE, The Maldives, 9 December 2020: The Maldives estimates it will close the year with around 500,000 visitors according to the Minister of Tourism Abdulla Mausoom. Raajje a TV and website news service quoted "an ecstatic"...
MALE, 27 October 2020: The Maldives Minister of Tourism, Abdulla Mausoom, posted on his Twitter account that 12 airlines are now operating services with another six due to commence services in November. First reported by Raajje...
PARO, Bhutan, 20 October 2020: Bhutan’s national airline, Druk Air, says it will resume some service to India as part of an air travel bubble negotiated between the two countries. Services are limited...
MALE, the Maldives, 6 October 2020: The Maldives is one of just a few destinations worldwide that have opened the doors to tourism easing Covid-19 restrictions and welcoming superyachts. Reporting from the Maldives,  Asia Pacific...
MALE, The Maldives 30 September 2020: Maldives Immigration launched a three-tiered loyalty programme titled 'Maldives Border Miles' to mark World Tourism Day on 27 September arguably the first of its kind worldwide. First reported in the Edition,...

Kathmandu hotels reopen

KATHMANDU,  21 September 2020: Nepal is allowing hotels in Kathmandu valley to reopen, but other destinations in the country may adopt stricter lockdowns. There is a very low pick-up in bookings as visitors must quarantine...
MALE, The Maldives, 11 September: Effective since 10 September all tourists and short term visitors to the Maldives must present a negative PCR test for Covid-19 on arrival at the airport. All non-tourist passengers...