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Himachal govt plans to revive tourism business hit by Covid-19 pandemic, Travel News, ET TravelWorld

Amidst the inflow of tourists in Himachal Pradesh ahead of the festive season, the state government is planning to revive tourism business that has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Speaking to ANI, Director of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) Amit Kashyap said that several people related to the tourism business lost their jobs […]

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Israel to reopen to vaccinated tourists from November 1, Travel News, ET TravelWorld

Foreign investors, technical experts, diplomats, and cooperation project managers and coordinators, as well as Cambodian officials returning from overseas missions will be required to undergo a three-day quarantine only, while general inbound passengers, both Cambodians and foreigners, will be quarantined for seven days, the statement said. Source link

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Edinburgh airport partners with Orsted to reach net zero target – Business Traveller

Edinburgh airport has partnered with renewable energy company Orsted to accelerate the shift to sustainable air travel. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on reducing emissions at the airport, and meet the airport’s target to reach net zero by 2040. The airport says that the partnership will make it […]

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Hong Kong halts cruise-to-nowhere as Covid-19 suspected in crew member, Travel News, ET TravelWorld

Picture used for representational purposes. Hong Kong authorities prevented a Royal Caribbean cruise ship from departing the city’s terminal late on Thursday as a crew member was suspected to have Covid-19 after routine testing, the government and the cruise operator said. The Spectrum of the Seas ship was scheduled to begin a “cruise to nowhere” […]

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Canada government, provinces agree Covid-19 vaccine travel passport

Canada‘s federal government and the 10 provinces have agreed on a standard Covid-19 electronic vaccination passport allowing domestic and foreign travel, government officials told reporters on Thursday. The deal prevents possible confusion that could be caused if each of the provinces – which have primary responsibility for health care – issued their own unique certificates. […]

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IATO requests MOT and Home Ministry to increase entry and validity of e-Tourist Visa, Travel News, ET TravelWorld

The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) has written to the government to revise the entry norms for international travellers coming to India. The association has requested the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to increase the validity of the e-Tourist Visa for foreign travellers and also remove the single-entry […]