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Myanmar tourism players put their passion on pause

With hardly any inbound travel to speak of, Myanmar tourism players have turned to other jobs to feed themselves but remain determined to return to the industry they hold dear

Western Australia delays border reopening indefinitely

Western Australian premier Mark McGowan has extended his state's hard border closure beyond February due to Omicron concerns. McGowan, however, did not set a new...

Global tourism grows 4% in 2021 but remains far below pre-Covid...

While global tourism experienced a four per cent upturn in 2021 compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million), international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors)...

UN report underscores tourism’s key role in global economic recovery

Tourism's critical role as a source of employment and economic development will determine growth for the global economy, notes the 2022 edition of the...

Sabre SafePoint adds travel restriction tracking capability

Sabre Corporation has expanded SafePoint, its travel risk management product, to include global travel restriction tracking. The solution is not limited to a singular event,...

Omicron’s rapid rise hurts travel bookings in India

A worrying rise in Omicron cases and the subsequent restrictions imposed by the central and state governments have dealt a fresh blow to Indian...

Omicron surge prompts Malaysia to suspend umrah travel

Malaysia's health ministry will suspend umrah trips to Saudi Arabia for a month from Saturday (January 8), in light of the rising number of...

Sri Lanka ambitiously aims for 2.3m tourists this year

Sri Lanka has revised its initial forecast of inbound tourist arrivals for this year, setting a new highly ambitious target of attracting 2.3 million...

UNWTO denounces blanket travel bans

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of the United Nations has spoken out against new blanket restrictions on travel imposed by governments around the world...

Sri Lanka upbeat on tourism growth in 2022 despite Omicron

Sri Lankan tourism officials are optimistic that inbound tourist arrivals for next year will bounce back to 50 per cent of 2018 numbers –...

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