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India begins issuing tourist visa; reopnes to foreign tourists after a long hiatus

India is all set to welcome foreign tourists after a long gap of 18 months.  From Friday (15 October) the country has begun granting tourist visas. For now, tourist visas

Destinations

16 million International Visitors visited Turkey between Jan-August 2021

Just in the month of August 2021, 4 million foreign visitors visited Turkey 112 million citizens received the vaccination in different stages The population of Turkey is 83 million The

Travel Trade

TAAI Welcomes MHA’s Move to Re-start Tourist-Visa

Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) welcomes the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) decision to re-start tourist visa for foreign travellers coming to India on chartered flights from October 15th.

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SriLankan Airlines uplifted largest vaccine consignment to Sri Lanka

Taking into consideration the national need of the hour SriLankan Airlines has uplifted another batch of Sinopharm vaccines amounting to 4 million doses to the country on three dedicated cargo

Destinations

Fully vaccinated travellers can now enter Switzerland

The Swiss Government along with the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) eased restrictions for travel into Switzerland. As of 26th June 2021, travellers, irrespective of country of origin, who

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Turkey to further ease restrictions on travellers from 1st July

Turkey is all set to further ease the restrictions imposed on travellers from 1st July. The new unlock rules include the removal of the night curfew restrictions including weekends for locals

Destinations

Safe Tourism Program in Türkiye Became Safer with the Vaccination Program For Tourism Employees

Türkiye started full fledge vaccination of the tourism employees in coordination with The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Health and Türkiye Tourism Promotion and Development Agency (TGA). Vaccination

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2020: the Year of Lessons and Innovations for South African Tourism

Strategies 2020 did not only see massive disruptions but also accelerated innovations, brought in new opportunities and widened existing perspectives. For South African Tourism, 2020 provided an opportunity to reinvent

Hospitality

A Peek Inside the World of Destination Marketing: A Guide to the Roles and Responsibilities of DMOs

Strategies  Words by Prem Kumar Unarguably, a tourism economy thrives on visitor arrivals. In order to enhance their appeal among visitors and attract them in large number, destinations market and

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Kick-start marketing now to regain pre-Covid FTA number

For inbound, India’s immediate target should be to regain its pre-Covid level of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs), according to Sarab Jit Singh. The country can achieve this target within two