The Jamaica Tourist Board has reported a significant increase in UK visitors returning to the Caribbean island with more than 15,000 arrivals in January, 18,000 arrivals in December and 16,000 arrivals in November.
Saint Lucia and Spain are among the nations relaxing entry requirements. For Saint Lucia, fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to take pre-travel Covid tests, with unvaccinated travellers requiring a negative PCR test. Meanwhile Spain will allow unvaccinated arrivals entry with proof of negative PCR or antigen test.
Aurora Expeditions, the Australian adventure travel company, has announced its North American operations are continuing to grow, with the company hiring three new Business Development Managers in a move to significantly expand its market presence.
Holiday surcharges are a real possibility in the travel and tourism industry as companies grapple with the rising energy prices.
Seatrade Cruise Global, the industry’s leading annual business-to-business event, returns to Miami Beach Convention Center, 25-28 April 2022. The four-day gathering will focus on the resiliency of the cruise sector with visionaries, experts and thousands of like-minded professionals collaborating on advancements towards recovery and building a blueprint for a reimagined future.
With the global post-pandemic recovery continuing to gather pace, India’s positioning as Dubai’s largest source market remains the key focus at the upcoming Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2022, which will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 9 to 12 May.
The two nations share top spot in the Henley Passport Index - the ranking for the world's passports - with visa-free travel access to 192 countries.
ABTA has announced the return of its annual overseas Travel Convention, the UK travel industry’s flagship event, which will take place in the imperial city of Marrakech from 10-12 October 2022.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has appointed His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Saleh Al Geziry as Director General for Tourism at the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
The Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO initiative will return for a second year as it establishes itself as the world’s leading network focused on tourism for rural development.
With the easing of travel restrictions and reopening of the Malaysian leisure and tourism industry, local residents have sought out to satiate their appetite for adventure and discovery by exploring the many wonderful holiday destinations Malaysia has to offer. From exciting urban quests, to exotic beach escapades, to lofty mountaintop retreats - and everything in between - Malaysia certainly has it all.
WTTC head says decisions by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to remove the Travel Health Notice for cruising is well-deserved recognition that the industry has been sailing millions of travellers for many months with highly effective protocols that make cruising among the world’s safest forms of socializing and travel.