Category: Global

Signum Hotels continue aggressive International expansion

Signs hotels in Greece & Israel Founded by seasoned hotelier Mehul Sharma, Signum Hotels & Resorts is all set to penetrate the Greek & Israel market. Signum Hotels announced the tie-up with Israel-based Frank Group to develop and manage the company’s upcoming hotel portfolio across both destinations. The Frank Group is an international holding and […]

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Discover the top countries open to tourism for vaccinated travellers

The COVID-19 pandemic fears are subsiding slowly but surely. Apart from domestic tourism, international travel is showing signs of recuperation. Driven by vaccine rollout in various countries, some destinations have opened their borders to foreign tourists. Here is a  list of the top countries that are welcoming back travellers once again, along with the rules […]

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Emirates Skywards offers members more flexibility and assurance until 2022

The award-winning loyalty programme is one of the first in the world, and first in the region, to offer its members an extension on all tier status reviews scheduled for 2021 by an additional 12 months.     Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, has rolled out new measures to offer […]

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Karvat Group strengthens its position; to consolidate travel ancillary services

In a strategic move, the Karvat Group has taken over the reins of the travel ancillary business, and will hereon steer its business in India with the sole proprietorship. This move further strengthens Karvat Group’s position in the Indian travel ancillary services market, and Dev Karvat is taking the ownership of the entire Group’s operations […]

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Last-minute uplift in Christmas travel

Research undertaken by ForwardKeys, the travel analytics firm, reveals that despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent collapse in aviation, there has been a last-minute surge in flight bookings for the Christmas period. In a normal year, tickets issued for travel in the week before Christmas tend to grow progressively throughout the year. However, in […]

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American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing trial

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival. The free tests will initially […]

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Corona unveils ‘Rediscover Paradise’ in partnership with Thrillophilia

  In its quest to get the world back outside when it is safe to travel and explore nature, Corona that has long been synonymous with the beach and natural world today announced the launch of ‘Rediscover Paradise’ program in partnership with Thrillophilia, a leading online curator of experience-based gateways. The initiative aims at promoting local […]

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Global travel industry to gather at ReCONNECT- the virtual exhibition, prepare for reopening

Indian Government has mandated unrestricted domestic travel, international travel likely to catch up fast The Indian Government has mandated the States to do away with any restrictions on movement of persons within the country. The policy of unrestricted travel first announced in Unlock 2 has been reiterated in Unlock 3 and 4 guidelines and the […]

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Emirates returns over INR 9,985 crore to customers in refunds

Emirates reveals that is has returned over 9,985 crore rupees (US$ 1.4 billion) in COVID-19 related travel refunds to date, making strong and steady progress on its commitment to customers to complete pending refunds. More than 1.4 million refunds requests have been completed since March, representing 90% of the airline’s backlog. This includes all requests […]

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It’s time to travel differently and responsibly with Club Med

As a pioneer in premium all-inclusive holidays with a responsible vision, Club Med believes in eco-friendly holidays and has always shown the way towards sustainable tourism through its offerings. In the current scheme of things, experts predict that responsible travel may emerge as a strong trend post the global COVID-19 crisis. Travellers are likely to lean towards […]

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