Without strong support, the sudden and unexpected fall in tourism could devastate the economies of small island developing states, the World Tourism Organisation has warned.
Prime minister, Dean Barrow, said Philip Goldson International Airport would resume operations in mid-August, at the start of phase three of a five phase plan.
Travel restrictions are likely to be relaxed this week in what is being seen as a major boost to the hospitality sector. From July 6th, holidaymakers are likely to be allowed to travel to a number of European countries without having to spend 14-days in quarantine when they return.
The Dubai Corporation for Tourism & Commerce Marketing has teamed up with the popular multimedia messaging application Snapchat.
The Italian Tourist Board has published an extensive set of guidelines and new protocols to educate and reassure travellers heading to the country on holiday. British visitors are currently able to travel with no quarantine restrictions in Italy.
Set in 150 acres of historic parkland, with private meadow, lake and woodland, Home Farm Glamping offers its guests a unique opportunity to relax with family and friends while reconnecting with nature and safely social distancing from others.
VisitEngland has launched a UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to provide a ‘ring of confidence’ for tourism as the sector works towards reopening.
Maldives relies heavily on the tourism industry as it accounts for the largest foreign exchange earnings, making it the biggest economic contributor in the country.
The decision comes as the country bans international visitors from making the Islamic pilgrimage, or Hajj, this year in a bid to control coronavirus.
Visitors from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Utah will be asked to go into self-isolation for 14 days New York state governor Andrew Cuomo said.
Hotels within the emirate have undergone rigorous sanitation from the beginning of March, leading to the reopening of properties once they have received clearance and certification from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
Restrictions on travel, introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, are slowly being eased, allowing tourism to restart in a growing number of destinations.