Category: Voices of Travel

#Voices of Travel: Local travel will revive first, paving way for international travel says Lakshimaal Samarasinghe from Sri Lanka

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Lakshimaal Samarasinghe, Assistant Manager, Classic Destinations, Sri Lanka tells us his story.  Classic Destinations operates inbound as well as outbound travel. Sri Lanka experienced a catastrophic event last year when a group of extremists bombed several locations killing more […]

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#Voices of Travel: Phurba Tenjing Sherpa tells us about the plight of mountain guides in Nepal

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today, Phurba Tenjing Sherpa, shares his story.  I am a mountain guide. I have climbed Mt. Everest 14 times, two times without artificial oxygen and hold two records in the Guinness Book of World Records, together with my siblings. […]

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#Voices of Travel: Madrid City’s Tourism Department has a message, “#MadridIsWaitingForYou”

In this ongoing series, we explore how destinations around the world are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department tells us they continue to foster a positive image of Madrid as a destination and work towards developing an emotional relationship with visitors. Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department is responsible for managing […]

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#Voices of Travel: CTICC is preparing for resumption of services post lockdown

In this ongoing series, today we reach the shores of Cape Town in South Africa. Representatives from CTICC tell us that they’re continuing to prepare for the resumption of services post lockdown.  The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) was designed and built to connect Cape Town to the rest of the country, the continent, […]

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#Voices of Travel: The world is changing and healing, so are we says Shaheen Madraswala

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Today, Shaheen Madraswala, Leamigo pens an inspiring account.  The novel COVID-19 virus has ravaged the globe; humanity and its economies suffer. The virus has sent a collective shiver down the world’s back as the tiny microorganism threatens and topples […]

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#Voices of Travel: Gita Chaudhury says travel must take sustainability seriously post pandemic

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Gita Chaudhury from TerraTales asserts that tourism needs to be sustainable and responsible in the coming days to avoid a repeat of the current pandemic.  This unprecedented situation of COVID-19 has changed everything in our life in such a […]

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#Voices of Travel: Devendra Khurana inspects the trajectory of decline in air travel and the worldwide effects of the pandemic

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Devender Khurana, Trivalos International charts the trajectory of decline in air travel and ponders over possible ways to overcome the pandemic that has brought the travel industry to a standstill. Thursday, February the 27th, 2020, a shared statement was […]

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#Voices of Travel: Never has travel come to complete standstill before COVID, observes Alefiya Singh

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Alefiya Singh from Iris Rep hopes to overcome uncertainty with the help from the Government.  The story of Iris Reps started in the year 2012 and the company started with a 2-member team. Today, it has grown to a […]

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#Voices of Travel: Stay home today to be able to travel tomorrow, says Faisal Razu from Bangladesh

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Faisal Razu, CEO, Piano Island Tours & Travel shares a very humane take on the current pandemic. “For the survival of the Tourism Industry, everyone needs to stand together.” I represent Piano Island Tours & Travel. We’re an Outbound […]

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#Voices of Travel: India will see a drastic increase in international tourists, Davinder Saini tells us

In this ongoing series, we explore how humans of travel are mitigating the ongoing COVID19 outbreak. Davinder Saini, Riaan Hospitality tells us his hopes are on domestic travel.  We at Riaan hospitality are just a year and a half old small company. We had just started to pick up the pace. We projected higher sales this […]

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