Cyprus to pay holiday costs of infected tourists By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 28th May, 2020, 10:28

According to Johns Hopkins University data, the country has confirmed 939 infections and 17 deaths

Coronavirus: Cyprus to pay holiday costs of infected tourists

Mount Everest: Chinese team summit during pandemic Mount Everest: Chinese team summit during pandemic

A team of Chinese surveyors have scaled Mount Everest, becoming the only climbers to summit the world's highest peak 


Beach chaos threatens Europe as temperatures rise Beach chaos threatens Europe as temperatures rise

 As summer approaches, temperatures are starting to rise in Europe, and citizens are looking towards their next vacations


How Covid-19 could change the way we fly How Covid-19 could change the way we fly

As the world slowly eases its way out of the Covid-19 lockdown, we're on the verge of a new era in air travel


Australia announces bid to win back tourists Australia announces bid to win back tourists

Streamed on Facebook, the virtual event "Live from Aus" transported viewers to 36 destinations down under


Spain's Mallorca eyes German travelers by late June to restart tourism Spain's Mallorca eyes German travelers by late June to restart tourism

Spain's Mallorca island in the Mediterranean plans to welcome a limited number of Germans and other travelers in late June


This airplane seat design helps you socially distance on board This airplane seat design helps you socially distance on board

No one quite knows what aviation will look like in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic


Travelers from France to be exempt from new UK quarantine measure Travelers from France to be exempt from new UK quarantine measure

Travelers from France will be exempt from a new quarantine period that will be imposed on people entering the UK


The people waiting out Covid-19 in dark, frozen Antarctica The people waiting out Covid-19 in dark, frozen Antarctica

While the rest of the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, one continent has managed to remain entirely free of the infection


Italy's incredible 'floating ship' bridge reaches for the sky Italy's incredible 'floating ship' bridge reaches for the sky

 High above the Polcevera valley, the final section of a majestic new bridge was hoisted into place this week


California to shut down certain beaches to prevent spread of virus California to shut down certain beaches to prevent spread of virus

 Beaches in some parts of southern California will be shut down from Friday


Some tourist spots in Beijing reopen after 3 months of lockdown Some tourist spots in Beijing reopen after 3 months of lockdown

Some of China's most iconic sightseeing attractions are reopening this week after being shut for nearly three months during the pandemic


Hawaii tourism authority paying for visitors to leave Hawaii tourism authority paying for visitors to leave

Hawaii's state agency that is dedicated to welcoming visitors to the state is temporarily helping those visitors leave


Some Sydney beaches have reopened Some Sydney beaches have reopened

For weeks, Sydney's beach lovers have had to stay away from the sand and surf


Airline passengers undergo Covid-19 blood tests before boarding Airline passengers undergo Covid-19 blood tests before boarding

Dubai-based airline Emirates has begun carrying out Covid-19 blood tests on passengers at the airport prior to flights


German region eases Baltic coast travel ban German region eases Baltic coast travel ban

A regional court in eastern Germany has ruled that locals can go to the popular Baltic coast this Easter weekend

 


China to release tourist 'blacklist' after Great Wall vandalized on re-opening day China to release tourist 'blacklist' on re-opening day

Officials in China are hoping the threat of public shaming will prevent tourists from defacing the country's most famous icon -- the Great Wall


Tourists stranded in India because of coronavirus lockdown Tourists stranded in India because of coronavirus lockdown

Tourists from Australia, Britain and Canada are stranded in India's capital after their vacations were abruptly ended 


Tokyo closes cherry blossom parks to slow spread of virus Tokyo closes cherry blossom parks to slow spread of virus

Japan's cherry blossoms are in full bloom, but flower viewing has come to an abrupt halt in Tokyo because of the coronavirus


8 Taj Mahal facts including the tragic reason why it was built in the first place 8 Taj Mahal facts including the tragic reason why it was built in the first place

The Taj Mahal is one of the world's most famous landmarks


Huge crowds flocked to Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach despite the coronavirus scare Huge crowds flocked to Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach

Authorities in Sydney are closing Bondi Beach after crowds gathered at the iconic waterfront site to take in the sun and swim


Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall closes for first time for renovations Sydney Opera House’s Concert Hall closes for first time for renovations

The South Asian nation has reported 126 cases of infection and three deaths from the virus


 Tourism in Thailand hit by Covid-19 Tourism in Thailand hit by Covid-19

Over the past 25 years, Thailand has experienced a spectacular economic crash


Louvre reopens with new steps to protect staff Louvre reopens with new steps to protect staff

The Louvre Museum in France is open again after employees worried about catching the coronavirus agreed to return to work


 China orders travellers quarantined amid Coronavirus outbreak China orders travellers quarantined amid Coronavirus outbreak

Travellers from countries with severe coronavirus outbreaks who arrive in some parts of China will have to undergo a 14-day


Parjatan’s Cox’s Bazar int’l tourism project fails to take off Parjatan’s Cox’s Bazar int’l tourism project fails to take off

This time, the deadline is extended twice but no bidder submitted proposal


A snowy hot springs where clothing is optional after dark A snowy hot springs where clothing is optional after dark

During the day, clothing is required at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, about a 15-minute drive from downtown Steamboat Springs


The River Nile's greatest attractions from Aswan to Luxor The River Nile's greatest attractions from Aswan to Luxor

The River Nile stretches more than 4,000 miles (6,650 km) between Lake Victoria and the Mediterranean Sea


Taj Mahal to remain closed for tourists during Trump’s visit Taj Mahal to remain closed for tourists during Trump’s visit

According to officials, Trump is scheduled to visit Agra after 4 pm on the day during which he will visit the Taj and attend a cultural function


Tourism sector awaits big boost under a master plan Tourism sector awaits big boost under a master plan

IPE Global, an India-based tourism consultancy firm, in collaboration with Horwath HTL , a global hotel tourism and leisure consulting leader, and two national firms


Tourists brave sub-zero temperatures for a night at Sweden's ice hotel Tourists brave sub-zero temperatures for a night at Sweden's ice hotel

Gaggles of tourists gathered on a February morning for a glimpse of hallways, bedrooms and a wedding chapel sculpted from ice, part of the 30th incarnation of Sweden's ice hotel


Best Caribbean islands from Barbados to Cuba Best Caribbean islands from Barbados to Cuba

The Caribbean has everything you could want for a holiday of dreams


You can sleep under the stars in Bali's dreamy bubble pod You can sleep under the stars in Bali's dreamy bubble pod

Sleeping under the stars, waking up to jungle views and kicking off the day with a dip in an infinity pool


‘Sundarbans Day’ observed ‘Sundarbans Day’ observed

Residents of the coastal districts of Khulna, Satkhira and Bagerhat observed the ‘Sundarbans Day’ on Friday


Coronavirus to affect Bangladesh’s tourism, aviation sectors Coronavirus to affect Bangladesh’s tourism, aviation sectors

Mahbub said the government has taken all possible measures to tackle the new virus, adding that passengers are being screened at the airport


Explore the less explored side of Dooars Explore the less explored side of Dooars

The name, Dooars, is sometimes only associated with jungle and wildlife although the greeneries of foothills 


Hong Kong lifts quarantine on cruise ship Hong Kong lifts quarantine on cruise ship

Port official Leung Yiu-hon says tests on all 1,800 crew members were completed ahead of schedule and were negative


International tourism fair to begin Wednesday International tourism fair to begin Wednesday

US-Bangla Airlines, the biggest private sector carrier of the country, joins hands as the title sponsor with the 17th edition of the Dhaka Travel


Visit Kaptai Lake for a breather Visit Kaptai Lake for a breather

Kaptai Lake, the largest manmade freshwater body in Bangladesh, was created in 1956 when a dam was constructed on the Karnaphuli River for the Kaptai hydropower plant


Dubai International Airport ranked busiest airport for international travel Dubai airport ranked No 1 for international travel

The airport saw 86.4 million passengers in 2019, 6 million more than second-place Heathrow Airport in London of UK

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