Virus-hit Mexico City reopens museums, cinemas By AFP | Last Updated: 15th August, 2020, 16:46

Mexico is reopening museums and cinemas in the capital after months of lockdown, but face masks and social distancing

Virus-hit Mexico City reopens museums, cinemas

Japan's first-ever hotel in a wooden castle breathes new life Japan's first-ever hotel in a wooden castle breathes new life

A new Japanese hotel is offering travelers a first-of-its-kind experience to live like a medieval lord in a real castle keep


P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings for 2020 and cancels some 2021 trips P&O Cruises extends suspension of sailings for 2020

Aurora's Caribbean & South America Adventure sailing will be cancelled, as well as Arcadia's World Cruise


Cox’s Bazar sea-beach, hotels, motels reopen from Aug 17 Cox’s Bazar sea-beach, hotels, motels reopen from Aug 17

Local administration has decided to reopen sea beaches, tourist spots and hotels-motels in Cox’s Bazar municipality area


NYC party boat owners arrested,  cruise busted with 170 guests NYC party boat owners arrested, cruise busted with 170 guests

A riverboat party attended by more than 170 people in New York over the weekend violated state and city emergency orders


Tour operators in Cambodia launch luxury discount packages during COVID-19 Tour operators in Cambodia launch luxury discount packages during COVID-19

 Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism and local tour operators are organizing heavily discounted luxury tour packages


Govt to set up tourism info-centre in all divisions: Mahbub Govt to set up tourism info-centre in all divisions: Mahbub

 State Minister for civil aviation and tourism M Mahbub Ali said the government will setup tourism info-centre in each division


Reopening plan raises hope for Cox's Bazar tourism Reopening plan raises hope for Cox's Bazar tourism

Hit hard by Covid-19 fallout, businesses in the tourism sector in the beach town of Cox's Bazar look for a gradual comeback after Eid-ul-Azha 


Vietnam to evacuate 80,000 tourists from Da Nang after three residents contract Covid-19 Vietnam to evacuate 80,000 tourists from Da Nang

 Vietnam is evacuating 80,000 people -- mostly local tourists -- from the popular resort city of Da Nang after three residents tested positive


United Airlines passengers must wear masks at airports United Airlines passengers must wear masks at airports

The move comes as the airline announced a $1.6 billion loss in the second quarter of the year 


BTB to hold tourism workshops for 64 districts BTB to hold tourism workshops for 64 districts

 Bangladesh Tourism Board (BTB) has taken initiative to hold separate workshop for 64 districts involving local stakeholders


Special incentive package demanded for tourism to overcome Covid-19 crisis Special incentive package demanded for tourism to overcome Covid-19 crisis

Speakers at a virtual discussion on Saturday demanded a special incentive package from the government to overcome the current crisis 


Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September

Indonesia's resort island of Bali will allow international tourists to visit from 11 September


Taj Mahal remains shut as India reports record daily virus cases Taj Mahal remains shut as India reports record daily virus cases

The shining marble mausoleum south of the capital New Delhi has been closed since mid-March as part of measures to try and combat the pandemic


Covid-19 speeds up digital transition of global trade Covid-19 speeds up digital transition of global trade

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a huge blow to global trade


Spain to reopen borders to 12 non-EU countries Spain to reopen borders to 12 non-EU countries

Travel restrictions do not affect people working in transport, such as truck drivers, people working for airlines or shipping companies, seasonal agricultural workers and those in diplomatic or consular posts


Tajmahal-Lalquila to open on July 6

Tajmahal-Lalquila to open on July 6

Over 3,400 monuments were shut down by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) on March 17, days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the lockdown


Middle East air travel demand down 98pc in May Middle East air travel demand down 98pc in May

Passenger demand on Middle East carriers was down 98 per cent in May from a year ago


Disneyland employee unions to protest against reopening park Disneyland employee unions to protest against reopening park

Disneyland employee unions are planning a protest on Saturday against the reopening of the Southern California theme park


Covid-19 casts gloom on tourism in Rangamati, Bandarban Covid-19 casts gloom on tourism in Rangamati, Bandarban

The global outbreak of the Covid-19 has affected life and economy unlike anything the world has ever…


France's Eiffel Tower reopens after 3 months lockdown France's Eiffel Tower reopens after 3 months lockdown

France's iconic Eiffel Tower has opened again to guests after its longest closure since World War Two


Maldives to reopen tourist resorts from mid-July after virus closures Maldives to reopen tourist resorts from mid-July

The Maldives will reopen its tourist resorts from mid-July after a months-long virus-enforced shutdown


World's most expensive cities for expats in 2020 revealed World's most expensive cities for expats in 2020 revealed

Spot the odd one out in this list of global cities: Hong Kong, Zurich, Singapore and... Ashgabat


Coronavirus: UK set to relax quarantine rule for some countries UK set to relax quarantine rule for some countries

UK officials are talking to their counterparts in Portugal, France, Italy, Greece and Spain


Qantas airlines cancels most international flights until October Qantas airlines cancels most international flights until October

Australia’s Qantas Airlines announced  that it has canceled most of its international flights until late October


Germany lifts travel warning for 27 European countries Germany lifts travel warning for 27 European countries

Germany has lifted its travel warning for 27 countries in continental Europe


Bangladesh to finalize SOP on tourism within a week Bangladesh to finalize SOP on tourism within a week

Ahmed said they are following guideline of United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Health Organization (WHO) in preparing the Bangladesh SOP on tourism


Russia takes first steps to reopen borders Russia takes first steps to reopen borders

Russia is partially reopening its borders for several kinds of trips, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced 


China to allow limited US passenger flights China to allow limited US passenger flights

China said it would allow foreign airlines currently blocked from operating in the country over coronavirus concerns


Passenger shortage forces Biman to cancel flights Passenger shortage forces Biman to cancel flights

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled all of its flights scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday due to lack of passengers 


Canada bans cruise ship visits until October Canada bans cruise ship visits until October

The Canadian government on Friday extended by three months a ban on cruise ships entering Canadian waters


Travellers entering Denmark will receive random Covid-19 tests Travellers entering Denmark will receive random Covid-19 tests

Travelers entering Denmark will be encouraged to take a randomized coronavirus test, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen announced 


Coronavirus: Cyprus to pay holiday costs of infected tourists Cyprus to pay holiday costs of infected tourists

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


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

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