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COVID-19: Tourists to be allowed to enter J&K UT from July 14, guidelines released

Jammu/UNI: To revive the tourism activities, Jammu and Kashmir Government on Sunday issued guidelines for the tourists to be allowed to enter the Union Territory in a phased manner from July 14.

Etihad Airways to resume special passenger services to six destinations in India

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Following the partial lifting of international flight restrictions by UAE and Indian authorities on travel for eligible individuals to and from Abu Dhabi to India, Etihad Airways will resume a limited number of special flights to six Indian gateways.

SpiceJet to operate scheduled flights to the UAE from July 12 to 26

Gurugram: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the biggest air cargo operator, will operate flights from across four stations in India to Ras Al-Khaimah (Dubai) between 12th and 26th July, 2020 for eligible ‘Identity and Citizenship (ICA) approved UAE residents’. 

Etihad Airways announces new codeshare agreement with Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi/IBNS: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced a codeshare agreement with Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi.

Etihad Airways to resume wider network of flights as UAE travel restrictions ease

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network. This follows the easing of travel restrictions by UAE regulatory authorities on outbound and inbound travel for citizens and residents. All travel remains subject to the entry and health regulations set by the UAE authorities, and those at the end destination.

Indonesia's Bali to welcome international tourists in September

Jakarta/Xinhua: Indonesia's holiday island of Bali is planning to welcome international tourists in September following the decision of the country's government to suspend entries of foreigners into the archipelagic nation for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UNWTO names Giorgio Armani and Gino Sorbillo Special Ambassadors for Tourism

Rome/IBNS: The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has named renowned fashion designer Giorgio Armani and celebrated chef Gino Sorbillo as Special Ambassadors for Tourism as the sector prepares to restart across Europe.

UN World Tourism Organization marks reopening of tourism in Europe with official visit to Italy

Rome/IBNS: Led by Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili, members of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are on an official visit to Italy as the country joins hands with the global body to restart tourism in Europe in the post pandemic phase.

Travel between Australia, New Zealand to restart by September: Aussie minister

Canberra/Xinhua: Australian tourism minister has revealed that international travel between Australia and New Zealand could resume as early as September.

Coronavirus: UK allows quarantine-free entry from some countries, India, US excluded

London/IBNS: In a new travel advisory, the United Kingdom on Friday informed that passengers from 59 international destinations can enter the country without the need to quarantine themselves excluding the United States and India among others.

Air Canada cancels 30 domestic routes, shuts down 8 regional airports stations

Montreal/IBNS: Air Canada is suspending 30 domestic regional routes indefinitely and closing eight stations at regional airports across Canada due to an unprecedented decline in demand for air travel as a result of COVID-19, media reports said.

Private Travelling: How It Is the Need of The Hour?

The outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic set into motion several changes in our lives. Social distancing and lockdown altered our daily routines. While the lockdown is lifted, social distancing will continue to be the norm until a definite cure for the virus is discovered. As the illness gets contracted with coming in touch with infected people or surfaces, it is vital to take all safety precautions. While travelling, you must continue to follow distancing as a norm. The day to day travelling, involving going to the airport should not be made using public transport. There are car rental services providing airport drop Bangalore option with the self-driving alternative.

Turkey resumes tourism and international flights

Ankara/IBNS: Tourism and international flights, which remained suspended in Turkey since Mar 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, resumed on Jun 15.

European Union to bar travellers from US, Russia, Brazil

Brussels/UNI:  The European Union (EU) on Saturday announced that it will exclude travellers coming from the United States, Brazil and Russia when the bloc reopens its borders to outsiders on July 1, citing the uncontrolled transmission of the new coronavirus in the three countries.

India keeps all international passenger flights suspended till Jul 15

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Friday extended the suspension of all international passenger flights till Jul 15 in a bid to curb the spread of the pandemic Covid-19.