Bhutan opens borders to tourists with daily sustainable fee; Indians to pay Rs 1,200 per day Bhutan’s Ambassador to India, Major General Vetsop Namgyel said fully-vaccinated travellers are now welcome and tourists would no longer be required to be quarantined upon arrival.
Aruba, the Pacific Islands, Bhutan, Timor-Leste and Mongolia have all been added to the UK quarantine-free travel list. Guests arriving from the countries will no longer be expected to self-isolate.
Following the successful launch of three lodges in Paro, Thimphu and Punakha earlier this year, Six Senses Gangtey has become the fourth property in the Six Senses Bhutan journey to open.
The multi-award winning Gangtey Lodge, Bhutan, has appointed specialist PR and sales agency Lemongrass Marketing as its new representation within the UK and Irish markets.
Located in the colourful Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, Six Senses Bhutan celebrates its highly-anticipated arrival with the opening of its first three lodges in Thimphu, Punakha and Paro.
Officials at the Tourism Council of Bhutan have welcomed the launch of a new helicopter transfer service run by Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services. The new service will allow visitors the opportunity to see the mountain kingdom like never before.
Known by many as one of the “happiest countries in the world,” leading Asian hospitality group Dusit International has announced its expansion to the Kingdom of Bhutan. The company will bring its contemporary dusitD2 brand to the Kingdom’s capital city of Thimphu, as well as to scenic Punakha. The first of these projects, the dusitD2 Thimphu, will launch in 2017.
The Tourism Council of Bhutan has announced an increase in visitor numbers to the country between January and September 2014, which compared to the same period last year. Visitor numbers rose to 88,138 from 75,771 people, becoming one of the most successful tourism years for the Himalayan Kingdom.
Tashi Air, operating as Bhutan Airlines, Bhutan’s first privately owned airline has announced the launch of a new daily international route between Paro and Bangkok, allowing visitors a second choice of airline when visiting the mountain kingdom. The inaugural flight to the Land of the Thunder Dragon will take place on October 10th 2013 from Bangkok where the airline’s Airbus 320 is based.