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Green shoots in Abu Dhabi tourism sector

Green shoots in Abu Dhabi tourism sector

Hotel occupancy rates in Abu Dhabi have risen by three per cent year-on-year since July 1st and are expected to rise further with the launch of a number of initiatives within the emirate aimed at boosting the sector.

Croatia tourism demand gradually returning

Croatia tourism demand gradually returning

Croatia welcomed over 600,000 international visitors in the first ten days of July, around half the figure seen during the same period last year. In numbers likely to create a measure of confidence in the sector, 4.4 million overnight stays were registered from July 1st-10th.

Travel sector launches new passenger guidance

Travel sector launches new passenger guidance

The UK Travel Retail Forum, the Airport Operators Association, the International Air Transport Association and Airlines UK are working together to ensure all necessary steps are taken to prioritise the health, safety and comfort of passengers.

Tobago focuses on safety ahead of reopening

Tobago focuses on safety ahead of reopening

The Tobago Tourism Agency is preparing the island for increased activity and the eventual opening of its borders. Work centres on product development initiatives focused on collaboration, health and safety.

Pointe at Palm Jumeirah welcomes Dubai Summer Surprises

Pointe at Palm Jumeirah welcomes Dubai Summer Surprises

The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah is all set for six weeks of family fun, dining offers and musical entertainment. The showcase includes a stunning, three-night fireworks show – all in celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises 2020.

Chancellor cuts hospitality VAT to boost economy

Chancellor cuts hospitality VAT to boost economy

UK chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced temporary cuts in value added tax in an attempt to simulate the hospitality sector. The measures are part of a wider packaged designed to mitigate the impact of Covid-19 on the UK economy.

Poland welcomes British travellers as borders reopen

Poland welcomes British travellers as borders reopen

British travellers are being encouraged to return to Poland, as direct flights between the two relaunch. UK citizens are currently allowed to travel into, out of and throughout Poland without being asked to undergo a period of quarantine.