Tag: EU

Indian Government imposes restrictions on Indian passport holders from EU, Turkey and the UK

In light of the recent detection and spread of COVID19 in many parts of the country, the Indian Government as a precautionary measure has imposed new travel restrictions. Along with the foreign nationals, this time the ban has been imposed on Indian pass holders residing in the United Kingdom, Turkey and European Union and its […]

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Tourist numbers up by 5.5% in Malta

Malta estimated total inbound visitors in May at 177,895, an increase of 5.5% when compared to the corresponding month of 2014. The total inbound tourist trips amounted to 177,203, which excluded the passengers who stayed overnight on board their berthed cruise ship. A total of 153,104 inbound tourist trips were carried out for holiday purposes, […]

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Now travellers will need a passport to visit Germany from Poland

Due to the recent violence and increasing crime rates, the Federal Police of eastern Germany started border controls again between Poland and Germany. After Poland joined the EU in 2004, the checks during the crossing were scrapped in 2007 as it joined the Schengen zone. The Interior Ministry explained that this was due to the […]

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EU, Turkey enter a visa-free travel agreement

The Turkish and European Ministry will sign an agreement on December 16 where Turkey will promise to take back illegal Turkish immigrants in Europe and in return Europe will allow visa liberalisation dialogue with Turkey. Source: Euronews

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Emiratis soon to get visa-free travel to Schengen countries

Citizens of United Arab Emirates may soon get visa exemption for travelling to Schengen countries, according to the statement of Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE. “Our talks with the EU yielded that Schengen countries had agreed in principle to exempt Emiratis from entry visa. They submitted a motion to the […]

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Mexico, EU agree to boost tourism cooperation

Mexico and the European Union (EU) have joined forces to develop cooperation in tourism sector, the Mexican Ministry of Tourism said. “Europe represents a key market for the growth of tourism in Mexico,” Mexican Tourism Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu said. The Mexican government is working to “consolidate a larger international presence with increased trade and […]

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UK government vows to put end of benefit tourism

Britain has received support from Germany, Netherlands and Austria to put pressure on Brussels to allow EU member states to limit access to basic social benefits for foreign nationals. The four countries agreed recently to send a joint letter to the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, demanding it address their shared concerns over potential […]

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