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Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong files to wind up company, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Picture used for representational purposes. Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong said Wednesday it has filed to be wound up, about a week after its German shipbuilding subsidiaries went bankrupt, after the coronavirus pandemic hammered the industry. Covid-related travel curbs have battered the global cruise sector hard, but particularly in Asia where many countries’ borders remain […]

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Lifestyle brand The Other House to open Residents’ Club in Covent Garden – Business Traveller

Lifestyle brand The Other House has been granted planning permission to create a ‘Residents’ Club’ in London’s Covent Garden. The brand launched in 2019 and aims for its clubs to combine apartment-style living with hotel-style facilities, catering to both short and long-stay travellers. The Other House Covent Garden will occupy the site of the Wellington […]

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VFS Global suspends Indian visa & passport service in Adelaide until further notice, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Sharing a major update for Indian visa applicants in Australia, VFS Global has announced that it is temporarily suspending passport and visa service operations in Adelaide effective January 18 until further notice. The global visa outsourcing firm has taken this decision owing to rising Covid-19 cases in the region. It is worth mentioning that VFS […]

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Industry demands incentives, investment, and income tax benefits, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

Sharing expectations and recommendations for the Union Budget 2022-23 to be presented by the Ministry of Finance, the Indian travel trade industry has instilled faith in three major areas – incentives, investment, and income tax benefits. These areas will help the industry cope up with the challenges posed by the global pandemic and restrictions imposed […]