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High Covid-19 testing costs could stall aviation’s recovery: IATA

The IATA has called on governments to ensure that Covid-19 testing be kept affordable as well as timely, widely available and effective, in order...

A day in the life of India

India's latest Covid-19 infection surge has been disruptive to her people and the destination brand, but Rajeev and Rohit Kohli, the joint managing directors of Creative Travel, believe that the country will bring that under control soon with her continued vaccination drive, stern lockdowns, and resilience of her people.

UNWTO, IATA roll out destination tracker for travel restart

The UNWTO and the IATA have joined hands to launch a destination tracker, designed to boost travel confidence and accelerate recovery of the tourism...

Travel restrictions against travellers from India on the rise

More countries are imposing travel restrictions on Indian arrivals as India continues to grapple with her worst Covid-19 wave of infections. Some 349,691 new infections...

TTG Conversations: Five Questions with Bill Bensley, BENSLEY

The global travel freeze has put tremendous pressure on environmental and wildlife conservation efforts, as funding from supporting tourism businesses has diminished while economic...

Buying intentions stay strong for South-east Asia destinations

• Buyers say clients are ready to travel as soon as restrictions are lifted • Vaccination of travellers has helped to boost travel confidence • Destination...

Tourism Malaysia unveils interactive e-brochures as part of digital push

Tourism Malaysia has rolled out five new interactive brochures and travel guides, in a rebranding of the agency's digital travel brochures. Dubbed Interactive Digital Brochures,...

JTB’s new venture lets users travel virtually around Japan

Japan’s largest travel agency has launched a virtual reality tourism resource that aims to introduce remotely the country’s top destinations, experiences and products amid...

India’s tedious recovery

A fresh explosion of Covid-19 cases in India has extended the destination's road to recovery, upsetting travel and tourism players' efforts to rebuild both...

Delhi begins week-long lockdown to curb Covid-19 surge

Delhi has imposed a week-long lockdown from April 19 to contain a spike in Covid-19 cases, which has put the Indian capital's health system...