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Delta Extends ‘No Middle Seat’ Policy Through End of April

Delta Extends ‘No Middle Seat’ Policy Through End of April

Earnest went on to say that airlines like Delta implementing the policy are doing so for vested interests rather than the safety of passengers, saying: “When it comes to blocking middle seats, that’s a PR strategy, that’s not a safety strategy.” On the contrary, it can be considered that airlines refusing to reduce capacity are […]

Thailand mulls no-quarantine policy for Chinese tourists

Thailand mulls no-quarantine policy for Chinese tourists

As Thailand will welcome its first batch of tourists at the end of the month, the country is reportedly in talks with China to exempt Chinese tourists from the required 14-day quarantine by 2021. According to Tourism Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the exemption may push through if the limited reopening of Thailand for international tourism will […]

El Nido, Palawan to reopen on October 30 with test-before-travel policy

El Nido, Palawan to reopen on October 30 with test-before-travel policy

The world-renowned El Nido, Palawan in the Philippines will ease travel restrictions starting October 30 and will allow tourists to enter the island with test-before-travel policy. In order to travel to Palawan, tourists must undergo RT-PCR test and get negative results at least 72 hours before the trip. Official details on the travel protocols will […]

Phuket’s tourism high-season hopes shattered in policy flip-flop

Phuket’s tourism high-season hopes shattered in policy flip-flop

Thailand’s leading resort island Phuket has come face-to-face with the reality that its tourism high-season will not see a marked reopening to overseas travellers. In the wake of the dismantling of the ‘Phuket Model’ and refocus by the government on using Bangkok as a single international gateway, there is increasing alarm over the lack of […]

UK reduces quarantine policy to five days for holiday travel during Christmas

UK reduces quarantine policy to five days for holiday travel during Christmas

Travellers arriving in the UK now will be able to reduce their self-isolation period from 14 to five days starting next month if they test negative for the coronavirus. This was revealed by the British transport chief Grant Shapps. As part of a wider strategy to reopen the economy, the government has announced that there […]

Ladakh has rolled out first tourism incentive policy

Ladakh has rolled out first tourism incentive policy

Ladakh has rolled out its first tourism incentive policy with focus on ensuring equitable and sustainable development of all regions in the union territory. Commissioner secretary of tourism and culture Rigzin Samphel has laid special emphasis on the new Capital Outright Investment Subsidy which aspires to promote a concept of small and beautiful fixed assets […]

Gujarat announces new Tourism Policy 2021-25

Gujarat announces new Tourism Policy 2021-25

With a special focus on attracting new investments in the state’s high priority tourism centres by offering lucrative incentives, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has announced its new Tourism Policy for 2021-2025. “We want to give more importance on tourism this time, and tourism of world-class. And I am confident that with this policy, Gujarat […]

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