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ISRAEL LIFTS BAN ON FOREIGN TRAVELLERS

Israel has lifted its ban on travellers coming from countries where the…
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CUBAN AUTHORITIES COMMITTED TO KEEPING ISLAND OPEN FOR TOURISTS

Cuba reopened to tourists in November following the Covid-19 pandemic. Authorities have…
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ITB BERLIN 2022 TO GO ONLINE AMID LATEST CORONAVIRUS DEVELOPMENTS

This year’s in-person edition of ITB Berlin in March will not take…
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ETC FORECASTS EUROPEAN TOURISM TO REACH PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS BY 2024

Despite Europe’s strong summer rebound, international tourist arrivals are forecast to be…
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INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS RETURN TO MADAGASCAR

The Island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean is again allowing international…
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LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA READY TO WELCOME FOREIGN TOURISTS

Malaysia is opening-up again to foreign visitors, starting with Langkawi island along…
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ISRAEL REOPENS TO FULLY VACCINATED TRAVELLERS

Since March 2020, Israel has been totally closed to non-essential travellers. November…
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IATA CALLS FOR SIMPLIFICATION OF COVID RISK MANAGEMENT

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) which hosted its General Assembly on…
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EAST AFRICA TOURISM LAUNCHES NEW TOURISM CAMPAIGN

The East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP) has announced a three-month campaign dubbed…
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CANADA REOPENING TO THE WORLD

Canada is to reopen its borders for “non-essential travel” for international visitors…
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THE MALDIVES OPEN TO TOURISTS SINCE JULY 15

The Maldives are again open to international travellers. And that includes, this…
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THE TIMELINE FOR THE “PATHWAY OUT OF COVID”

Australia has already implemented one of the world’s toughest border policies since…
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FRANCE LAUNCHES EUROPEAN “RECOVERY CAMPAIGN”

Atout France is launching a recovery campaign entitled “What really matters! #ExploreFrance”.…
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COVID IMMUNITY GIVES NEW HOPE FOR ISRAEL’S TOURISM INDUSTRY

By the end of March, Israel had already vaccinated over 80% of…
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NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL FOR IATA

On April 1, 2021, Willie Walsh took on the role of IATA…
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PANDEMIC MAY ALLOW VR TO SHAKE OFF “GIMMICK” IMAGE IN TOURISM

The impact of COVID-19 may allow Virtual Reality to permanently shake off…