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Emirates to launch two new France routes next month

Emirates to launch two new France routes next month

Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from July 2nd and Lyon from July 9th, initially offering 4 flights a week to each city. The move is in line with France easing its entry requirements for visitors.

Madeira rejects amber list designation

Madeira rejects amber list designation

Madeira deserves to stay on the UK green list and should not be categorised with the rest of mainland Europe, according to local officials. The archipelago is 1,077 kilometres away in the Atlantic.

Portugal axed from UK travel green list

Portugal axed from UK travel green list

Portugal has been removed from the UK safe travel list in a move the government said would safeguard public health against variants of concern and protect the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.

Tourism arrivals limp through first quarter

Tourism arrivals limp through first quarter

Tourist arrivals were down 83 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. However, the UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs of a slow uptick in optimism.